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Part of Nero’s palace in Rome collapses

Published on March 31st, 2010 | by Admin

Part of the ceiling in Nero’s Golden Palace collapsed yesterday. Now some are afraid the attraction may not be safe for tourists. Nero’s Golden Palace or Domus Aurea, which lies on a hill overlooking the Colosseum, ... Read More


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600-year-old beehive found build into Rosslyn Chapel

Published on March 31st, 2010 | by Admin

Builders renovating the 15th century Rosslyn Chapel discovered a 600-year-old beehive which had been purposefully built into a rooftop pinnacle. The bees entered the hive through a hole in a carved flower crafted by the chapel’s ... Read More


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Medieval stone crosses, modern problems

Published on March 31st, 2010 | by Admin

Medieval stone crosses are facing serious damage from weathering, erosion and pilgrims. Now people are asking, how can we preserve them for future generations? The damage to the cross has renewed debate about how we should ... Read More


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Long-lost tomb of Egyptian pharaoh possibly found

Published on March 31st, 2010 | by Admin

A 4,300-year-old Egyptian tomb which belonged to Userkare, the second king of the Sixth Dynasty, may have been located. The missing pyramid of an obscure pharaoh that ruled Egypt some 4,300 years ago could lie at the ... Read More


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Neolithic village unearthed in Syria

Published on March 31st, 2010 | by Admin

188 houses dating back to the Neolithic era have been unearthed at Tal Bokrous, Syria. Tal Bokrous is a sample of the first agricultural village built according to the architectural style of the Stone Age in ... Read More


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Mycenaean tombs may be evidence of classless society

Published on March 30th, 2010 | by Admin

The tombs of 21 individuals have been found in Greece. What is notable about the discovery is that the tombs do not contain the artifacts that are usually included in Mycenaean tombs, prompting archaeologists to speculate ... Read More


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Remains of embracing couple found in China

Published on March 30th, 2010 | by Admin

The remains of a 4,200-year-old couple found in an eternal embrace have been unearthed in China. It’s said that true love is eternal, and archaeologists have found an example of this adage in the form of ... Read More


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Students to live like gladiators

Published on March 30th, 2010 | by Admin

How come I never got to do anything this cool in university? A group of university students are plannig to live and train like Roman gladiators did in 79AD, and will stage a battle this summer, ... Read More