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19th-century schooner uncovered in Toronto

Published on May 13th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Parts of a 19th-century schooner have been uncovered during construction at Toronto’s waterfront. It the ship’s day, everything south of Front St. would have been underwater, with several wharves jutting into the lake, the largest of ... Read More


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Lost cloister found in Iceland

Published on May 13th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Ultrasound technology has been used to detect the remains of a large building which may be a lost cloister which was home to Augustinian monks from 1168 to 1550. “I think we’ve just hit the jackpot, ... Read More


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700-year-old tomb belonging to a doctor excavated in China

Published on May 12th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A high-profile Confucian doctor’s tomb has been excavated by archaeologists in China. Confucian doctors were a special group proficient in both Confucianism and medicine, which allowed them a high status during that period. Wu was appointed ... Read More


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Utah utilities crew unearths ancient pit house

Published on May 11th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A utility crew working in Salt Lake City, Utah have unearthed an ancient pit house while replacing a gas line. Researchers have found spear points and animal bones, including rabbit, deer and possibly elk, said Lance ... Read More


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Nazca lines used to mark pilgrimage route

Published on May 11th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

New research suggests that the famous Nazca Lines in Peru may have been used by two separate groups of people to mark the route to an ancient temple. The earliest Nazca Lines were created so pilgrims ... Read More


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Fortress gate found near Suez Canal

Published on May 7th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Limestone blocks marking the site of eastern gate to New Kingdom Tharu Fortress have been found on the east bank of the Suez Canal. Dr. Mamdouh El Damaty announced the discovery of the remains of the ... Read More


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Neolithic fishing spear found during tunnel construction

Published on May 7th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A neolithic fishing spear, complete with center bone point, was found during construction of a tunnel in Denmark. “It was found obliquely embedded in the seafloor and must have been lost during fishing at some point ... Read More