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Fragments of marble door found in Greece

Published on October 13th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Fragments of a marble door have been found in the second chamber of a Greek tomb. Made from marble brought from the island of Thasso, like most of the features uncovered so far in the underground ... Read More


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Parthenon in danger of crumbling

Published on October 13th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

After a boulder of "considerable size" fell off of the Acropolis in Athens, researchers have found that there is instability over a wide area of the flat-topped rock on which the Parthenon sites. Work to shore ... Read More


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Franklin Expedition shipwreck identified as HMS Erebus

Published on October 10th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A shipwreck found last month in the Arctic has been identified as the HMS Erebus, one of the doomed ships that ventured out with the Franklin Expedition in 1845. Two ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, ... Read More


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Ancient earthquake victims found in Israel

Published on October 9th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of people crushed when the roof of a basilica caved in during an earthquake 1,700 years ago have been found in Israel. Eisenberg’s team found a number of skeletons crushed under a collapsed roof ... Read More


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4,000-year-old ritual site found in Poland

Published on October 8th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A ritual site dating back 4,000 years has been found on a hilltop in Poland. The discovery was made on a sands and gravels elevation covered with oaks, formed as a result of a moving glacier. ... Read More


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Vascular imprints found inside Egyptian mummy’s skull

Published on October 8th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The imprints of blood vessels have been found inside the skull of a Egyptian mummy found in the Kom al-Ahmar/Sharuna necropolis. An ancient Egyptian mummy is sparking new questions among archaeologists, because it has one very ... Read More


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Medieval Friary excavation unearths human remains

Published on October 7th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists in Scotland at working to excavate the remains of a medieval friary that was destroyed during the Reformation in 1559. Archaeologists say it is unclear if the skeletal parts of the individual, discovered opposite Stirling ... Read More


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