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Noah’s Ark found?

Published on April 28th, 2010 | by Admin

A team of evangelical Christian explorers from China and Turkey claim to have found Noah’s Ark on Mount Ararat. ‘It’s not 100 per cent that it is Noah’s Ark, but we think it is 99.9 per ... Read More


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Giant underwater safe protects $8 million shipwreck

Published on April 27th, 2010 | by Admin

A giant cage has been erected around an ancient Greek shipwreck in Croatia, effectively creating an underwater safe. Little remains of the wooden ship but its cargo of earthenware amphora – ceramic vases – still remain stacked row ... Read More


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British penal settlement excavated in Tasmania

Published on April 27th, 2010 | by Admin

Archaeologists have been excavating the notorious British penal settlement of Sarah Island, on Tasmania’s remote west coast. Hemmed in by impenetrable wilderness, it housed the colony’s hardest criminals, including the notorious cannibal Alexander Pearce. A team ... Read More


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9,000-year-old campsites found in South Carolina

Published on April 27th, 2010 | by Admin

9,000-year-old campsites have been found at Fort Jackson in South Carolina. The findings aren’t stunning – artifacts from that period are common throughout the state. But until recent years, archaeologists believed concentrations of artifacts from the ... Read More


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Reining in the Gaza Strip antiquities black market

Published on April 27th, 2010 | by Admin

Authorities in the Gaza Strip are trying to rein in the black market trade of archaeological treasures. “Gaza was for centuries the primary trade outlet of the hinterland of Jordan and the greater Arabian Peninsula,” says ... Read More


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Melting ice reveals ancient hunting tools

Published on April 27th, 2010 | by Admin

Melting ice in Canada’s Northwest Territories has revealed a treasure trove of ancient hunting tools. “Low and behold, we found a willow bow.” That discovery led to a successful application for federal International Polar Year funds ... Read More