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Machu Picchu Part 2: Are the Most Famous Ruins in Peru Older Than we are Told?

Archaeological scholars generally speculate about things they don’t have answers for, whereas researchers investigate deeper and find evidence to support their theories. We see this contrast in approach at Machu Picchu. 1,600 more words

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What Lies Beneath Stonehenge?

Stonehenge
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Ed Caesar’s article, in the Smithsonian Magazine, deals with a ground-breaking survey which is revealing tantalizing new clues as to what might have gone on in the Stonehenge area four and a half thousand years ago - 199 more words

Archaeology

The Archetypes of Chan Chan: Archaeologists Are Still Talking Bull…

On the taxi-tour around Trujillo´s Chan Chan archaeological sites and museums, Americo drops me off at the Casenelli Museum. A group of guides sit on plastic chairs just beyond the front entrance. 814 more words

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24-century-old family tragedy

Archaeologists digging an ancient Hellenistic city in Cyprus have come upon a family tragedy 24 centuries ago, the Cypriot Department of Antiquities announced on Thursday. 431 more words

Vast tomb unearthed in northern Greece

Archaeologists uncover entrance to important tomb from reign of warrior-king Alexander the Great

A partial view of the site where archaeologists are excavating an ancient mound in Amphipolis, northern Greece Photo: Alexandros Michailidis/AP… 520 more words

Technology

British-Japanese Archaeological Exchanges from the 19th Century to Today

Middle Jomon Period rope pottery 5,000-4,000bce
Image credit: Chris 73 Source: Wikimedia Commons

The Sainsbury Institute is delighted to present the Second Ishibashi Foundation Lecture Series in Tokyo this October, sponsored by the Ishibashi Foundation and co-organised by Tokyo National Museum. 176 more words

Archaeology