Turkey bones may help trace fate of ancient cliff dwellers

Aug 17, 2017

Archaeologists say DNA from ancient bones of domesticated turkeys provides a clue into the mysterious exodus of cliff dwellers from southwestern Colorado 700 years ago

Egypt archaeologists discover tombs dating back 2,000 years

Aug 16, 2017

Egyptian archaeologists discover tombs dating back more than 2,000 years, from the Ptolemaic Period

Wrecks, sunken treasures lie under Albania's coastal waters

Aug 2, 2017

On the seabed off the rugged shores of Albania, one of the world's least explored underwater coastlines, lies a wealth of treasures. The country is examining how best to protect them while opening them up to visitors

Archaeologists at Angkor Wat find large buried statue

Jul 31, 2017

Archaeologists at Cambodia's Angkor Wat temple complex studying the site of a hospital from eight to nine centuries ago say they have found a large statue in their excavations

Greek archaeological sites change opening hours due to heat

Jul 12, 2017

Greece's Culture Ministry says that all Greek archaeological sites, including Athens' internationally famed Acropolis, will shut during midday hours due to a predicted heat wave.

Hobby Lobby accused of hypocrisy amid smuggling case

Jul 6, 2017

Hobby Lobby is caught up in an antiquities-smuggling scandal that has opened the company to accusations of hypocrisy

US Navy recovers cannon to identify 200-year-old shipwreck

Jun 3, 2017

A cannon that rested off Rhode Island's shore has been raised from the site where a schooner commanded by a War of 1812 hero sank

US museum returns ancient Egyptian stele missing since WWII

May 30, 2017

A leading German archaeological institute says it has recovered an ancient Egyptian artifact missing since World War II

Ancient ornamental stud stolen from Pompeii; site closed

May 18, 2017

Officials say an ancient ornamental bronze stud has been stolen from an exhibit inside the Pompeii archaeological site

Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area

May 13, 2017

Egypt's antiquities ministry says it has found a necropolis with at least 17 mummies near the southern city of Minya, the first such find in the area

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