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In this gallery, we present reconstructions of seven famous palaces through history. The palaces, presented here in the chronological order of their construction, are: Palace of Knossos, Crete...

A Gallery of Reconstructed Palaces

In this gallery, we present reconstructions of seven famous palaces through history. The palaces, presented here in the chronological order of their construction, are: Palace of Knossos, Crete...

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A Gallery of Reconstructed Palaces

In this gallery, we present reconstructions of seven famous palaces through history. The palaces, presented here in the chronological order of their construction, are: Palace of Knossos, Crete...

An ancient necropolis with 40 tombs, including cylindrical jars filled with human remains, has been discovered on the French island of Corsica.The people buried in the cemetery range from infants to …

40 tombs with humans buried in pots discovered in Corsica

An ancient necropolis with 40 tombs, including cylindrical jars filled with human remains, has been discovered on the French island of Corsica.The people buried in the cemetery range from infants to …

The remains of a 1,500-year-old basilica constructed in honor of St. Neophytos have now emerged after water levels in Lake Iznik in the province of Bursa had dropped recently, the newspaper Daily …

Ancient Church Discovered Under Turkish Lake: St. Neophytos Basilica

The remains of a 1,500-year-old basilica constructed in honor of St. Neophytos have now emerged after water levels in Lake Iznik in the province of Bursa had dropped recently, the newspaper Daily …

Scientists say 10 percent of mummies are found in the wrong coffin because of grave robbers — and that's likely what happened to the woman.Archeologists peer at the female mummy in her coffin.Wrapped …

For The First Time Ever, Scientists Just Uncovered An Ancient Egyptian Mummy Of A Pregnant Woman

Scientists say 10 percent of mummies are found in the wrong coffin because of grave robbers — and that's likely what happened to the woman.Archeologists peer at the female mummy in her coffin.Wrapped …

A unique Bronze Age find was made on 8 April in a wooded area just to the south of the town of Alingsås. Following an archaeological examination by among others Johan Ling, Professor of Archaeology …

Unique Bronze Age find just south of Alingsås

A unique Bronze Age find was made on 8 April in a wooded area just to the south of the town of Alingsås. Following an archaeological examination by among others Johan Ling, Professor of Archaeology …

Wonderwerk Cave in South Africa also houses the first known fire use, and another collection of useless crystals – but this one is half a million years oldArchaeologists have found the oldest home in … New Africa, Out Of Africa, Mr Bean Comedy, Mayan Cities, Science Articles, Archaeology News, Tikal, Most Beautiful Cities, Ancient Civilizations

Archaeologists Find Oldest Home in Human History, Dating to 2 Million Years Ago

Archaeologists have found the oldest home in hominin history. Unsurprisingly, it is a cave: Wonderwerk Cave in the Kalahari Desert. Astonishingly, it has been occupied more or less continuously for …

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Archaeologists in Maryland say they believe they have found the homesite of famed abolitionist Harriet Tubman’s father.The homesite of Ben Ross was found on property acquired last year by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as an addition to Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, o Harriet Tubman, Archaeology, Wildlife

Archaeologists: Site of Harriet Tubman's father's home found

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Archaeologists in Maryland say they believe they have found the homesite of famed abolitionist Harriet Tubman’s father.The homesite of Ben Ross was found on property acquired last year by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as an addition to Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, o

An ancient tomb, described by archaeologists as "untouched" and "highly unusual" has been discovered on the Dingle Peninsula in Co Kerry.The tomb was uncovered in recent days during land improvement … Monuments, Ancient Discoveries, Ancient Tomb, Archaeology News, Celtic Goddess, Stone Slab, Layout, Archaeological Site, Bronze Age

Ancient 'untouched' tomb discovered on Dingle Peninsula

An ancient tomb, described by archaeologists as "untouched" and "highly unusual" has been discovered on the Dingle Peninsula in Co Kerry.The tomb was uncovered in recent days during land improvement …

An alphabetic inscription written on a jar fragment found at the site of Tel Lachish in Israel and dating back around 3,450 years may provide a "missing link" in the history of the alphabet, a team … Words Containing, Longest Word, Missing Link, Archaeology, A Team, Israel, Alphabet, Old Things, Jar

Alphabet's 'missing link' possibly discovered

An alphabetic inscription written on a jar fragment found at the site of Tel Lachish in Israel and dating back around 3,450 years may provide a "missing link" in the history of the alphabet, a team …

Bishop of Lund Peder Pedersen Winstrup, of the Churches of Sweden and Denmark, died in 1679. An important and well-respected man, his body was mummified and laid to rest in a family vault in Lund … Lund University, Archaeology News, Coffin, Denmark, Rest, Europe

A 17th Century Bishop Was Mysteriously Buried With a Fetus. We Finally Know Why

Bishop of Lund Peder Pedersen Winstrup, of the Churches of Sweden and Denmark, died in 1679. An important and well-respected man, his body was mummified and laid to rest in a family vault in Lund …

Egypt announced on Thursday the discovery of what it termed the "Lost Golden City" in the southern province of Luxor. Amenhotep Iii, Archaeological Discoveries, Archaeological Finds, Stonehenge, Ancient Egyptian Cities, Ancient History, The Boy King, Kairo, Reign Bash

3,000-year-old 'Lost Golden City' unearthed in Egypt's Luxor

Egypt announced on Thursday the discovery of what it termed the "Lost Golden City" in the southern province of Luxor.

A Bronze Age stone slab unearthed in France in 1900 has been rediscovered in a new analysis that deems it to be the oldest known map in Europe.A team of French scientists determined the markings were … Stone Slab, Farm Hero Saga, Head Start, Bronze Age, Ancient Civilizations, Ancient History, Scientists, Archaeology, Year Old

Stone slab with 4,000-year-old etchings is deemed Europe's oldest map

A Bronze Age stone slab unearthed in France in 1900 has been rediscovered in a new analysis that deems it to be the oldest known map in Europe.A team of French scientists determined the markings were …

The truth might save us, but fictions sustain us. In his hybrid archaeobiography of local legend Nathan Harrison, a Kentucky-born slave who became San Diego’s first African American pioneer, … Local Legends, Double Life, Archaeology, Kentucky, San Diego, Fiction, African, Fiction Writing, Science Fiction

Archaeologist digs up double life of local legend Nathan Harrison

The truth might save us, but fictions sustain us. In his hybrid archaeobiography of local legend Nathan Harrison, a Kentucky-born slave who became San Diego’s first African American pioneer, …

A gigantic, 5,000-year-old complex of long barrows and stone-lined tombs has been unearthed in Poland, after archaeologists investigated lines in crops in a field that they'd seen in a satellite … Earth's Magnetic Field, Medieval Fortress, Wooden Poles, Old Cemeteries, Fortification, Bronze Age, Prehistoric, Cemetery, Year Old

Sprawling 5,000-year-old cemetery and fortress discovered in Poland

A gigantic, 5,000-year-old complex of long barrows and stone-lined tombs has been unearthed in Poland, after archaeologists investigated lines in crops in a field that they'd seen in a satellite …