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Hidden rooms may lie behind King Tut’s burial chamber

A ground-penetrating radar survey carried out in Tutankhamun's tomb has revealed the possible existence of two chambers between the north and west walls of the burial chamber. Organic and metal materials were also detected inside these empty spaces. Eldamaty explains that studies carried out on the northern wall reveal that it has

Roman military encampment found in Austria

Utilizing ground-penetrating radar and aerial photos, researchers working in Austria have found what is thought to be the earliest Roan military encampment in the area. The discovery of the extensive military camp, that is believed to be the size of six football pitches, was done using a high tech radar machine

Valley of the Kings study revealed undiscovered tombs

Using ground-penetrating radar, researchers working in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt, have located multiple undiscovered tombs. Multiple tombs lay hidden in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, where royalty were buried more than 3,000 years ago, awaiting discovery, say researchers working on the most extensive exploration of the area

Archaeologists search for Battle of Bannockburn site

Archaeologists in Scotland are employing the use of ground-penetrating radar to search for the site of the Battle of Bannockburn which took place in 1314. The first major skirmish of the two-day battle occurred on Sunday 23 June when Randolph routed around 300 English cavalry, who were attempting to relieve Stirling

Archaeologists map Viking settlement

Archaeologists have employed ground-penetrating radar and a magnetometer to map a Viking settlement in Norway. NIKU’s Knut Paashe told Aftenposten, “There is no doubt that we have encountered a market town-like structure from the Viking age with houses and streets.” Further investigations of the area can now take place following archaeologists’ confirmation

Ground-penetrating radar used to search for mass graves at Treblinka

A forensic archaeologists has discovered, through the use of ground-penetrating radar, evidence of unknown mass graves at Treblinka, the infamous Nazi death camp. Sturdy Colls said: "All the history books state that Treblinka was destroyed by the Nazis but the survey has demonstrated that simply isn't the case." She added: "I've identified

Ground-penetrating radar used to survey ancient city

Archaeologists are using ground-penetrating radar to survey the ancient city of Isos in Turkey. A team of archeologists has begun working on examining the site of the ancient city of Isos in southern Turkey by making use of ground-based sensors to visualize the underground features of the city's structures, the district

Army barracks located at 19th century Oregon fort

Metal detectors and ground-penetrating radar have been employed to pinpoint the location of army barracks at Fort Klamath in Oregon. "It's a pretty exciting moment," said Todd Kepple, Klamath County Museums manager. "No trace of this building was visible for the 44 years the county has owned this property. We had

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