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    Ed Whelan

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    Mass Grave Found in the Netherlands: A Case of Medieval Slaughter?

    In the Netherlands, construction workers have made a gruesome discovery. When working in the city of Vianen, they came across an enigmatic mass burial....

    A Storybook Setting: The Famous German Fairytale Castle of Neuschwanstein

    Neuschwanstein Castle is a grand castle in Bavaria, Germany that was built during the 19th century by Ludwig II, the King of Bavaria. During...

    Butrint National Park, Preserving the Rise and Fall of an Ancient City

    Albania was once part of the Greek, Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman worlds and as a result has a rich archaeological legacy. One of the...

    Feather Blanket Proves Importance of Turkeys to Pueblo Indians

    Research has shown that the humble turkey played a very important role in Pueblo Indian societies in the southwestern United States. Experts have been...

    Tech Reveals A Little Girl Mummy Who Doesn’t Look Like Her Portrait

    New technologies have allowed scientists to examine the insides of an Egyptian little girl mummy that is almost 2000 years old. This means that...

    Gods of Antiquity: Elongated Skulls From Africa

    The remains of an ancient female skeleton with an elongated skull , dating back to 400 – 600 AD, has been found during recent...

    Petra’s Saudi Arabian Sister City, Hegra, Opens to the Public

    The deserts of Saudi Arabia may look desolate, but they hold many important archaeological sites. One of the most important of these is...

    Mysterious Metal ‘Monolith’ Discovered In Utah Desert

    A mysterious metal monolith has been found in a remote area of Utah, USA. State wildlife officials came across the enigmatic object in a...

    Has the Childhood Home of Jesus Christ Actually Been Found in Nazareth?

    An archaeologist believes that he may have found the childhood home of Jesus Christ. He has evidence that the remains under a convent in...

    Athenian Agora, Where Some of the World’s Greatest Philosophers Gathered

    Ancient Greece, and Athens in particular, played a crucial role in the development as well as the history of Western Civilization. The center of...

    Tragic Remains of Master and His Slave Found in Pompeii

    Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a master and his slave from Pompeii, victims of the cataclysmic volcanic eruption that destroyed the city. They...

    Indian Civilization Applied Advanced Nanomaterials to Their Pots 2500 Years Ago

    Researchers in India have made an amazing discovery. They have found evidence for the earliest known carbon nanotubes. These are tiny materials, known as...

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    Researchers in Mexico have discovered a vast ancient building buried beneath the Main Plaza at the ancient capital of Monte Albán. Monte Albán is...

    The Story of Eliza Hamilton: The Woman Behind a Great Man

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