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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The edge of a mysterious block of limestone began to peak out from the dirt after Cesar Cabrera cleared a stretch of his family farm in Mexico where he wanted to plant watermelon.
You'll never know what you’ll find along the Thames river banks in Britain – maybe it’s some recent rubbish from an uncaring pedestrian, or maybe it’s a piece of Roman pottery.
LIMA (Reuters) - Tombs containing the remains of two children thought to have belonged to the Incan societal elite have been discovered by a group of experts in northern Peru in the boundaries of a 500-year-old archaeological site, the leader of the team that carried out the excavations said on Thursday.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has unveiled a significant new archaeological discovery at the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo, including 54 wooden coffins, many of which can be traced back 3000 years to the New Kingdom period.
At a police academy in Germany, officers get a crash course in forensic archaeology with the help of a professional – and a buried plastic skeleton.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - When Jesus strode through the ancient Jewish temple in Jerusalem, his feet met hewn-stone, earth-tone tiles that were geometric in design and cool, dappled and scuffed to the touch.
FARASDUES, Spain (Reuters) - Archaeologists in northeastern Spain have uncovered the mass grave of 10 women killed by a fascist firing squad in the early days of the Spanish Civil War, drawing attention to the often overlooked plight of women in the conflict.
ZHENGZHOU, Dec. 15 (Xinhua) -- Wearing white rubber gloves, a work-at-home "archaeologist" carefully dug into a soil clod on the table with a chopstick-sized shovel.
We can learn a lot about dealing with climate change-induced disruptions to the environment today from what happened to prehistoric animals, and limestone caves are time capsules of such remains. But will we lose these 'libraries' of past fauna before we can study them?
WUHAN, Dec. 7 (Xinhua) -- Archaeologists have discovered 33 carbonized millet grains dating back 5,300 to 5,600 years at a site in central China, local authorities said on Monday.