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Gateway to King Herod's palace unearthed by archaeologists

Entrance to Herod the Great’s 2,000-year-old palace discovered in Israel

Palace entry complex discovered at Herodian Hilltop Palace by Hebrew University archaeologists(Hebrew University of Jerusalem) 430 more words

NEWS

Evidence of Viking/Norse metalworking in Arctic Canada - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

Evidence of Viking/Norse metalworking in Arctic Canada – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News.

Excerpt:

“A small stone container found by archaeologists a half-century ago has now been recognized as further evidence of a Viking or Medieval Norse presence in Arctic Canada during the centuries around 1000 A.D.”

History

Remains of Kublai Khan’s invading fleet to Japan found?

Mongol invaders (left) fire on Takezaki Suenaga (on horseback) while a tetsuhau or ceramic projectile bomb explodes overhead
From the 13th century Mōko Shūrai Ekotoba (蒙古襲来絵詞) Japanese handscroll of the Mongol Invasion of Japan… 419 more words

Ancient Skills

Inka Express: Puno to Cusco

There are several ways to get from Puno to Cusco, but the Inka Express is one of the more unique and interesting ways. For 97 Soles (20GBP), not only do you get to admire the stunning Andean mountainscape, but you also visit several archaeological sites and other places of interest along the way. 1,883 more words

Travel

Orkney - 5,000-year-old temple complex

More or less 5 months ago I read on a National Geographic magazine, about the Orkney excavation side and the archaeological works held there. It’s a really interesting subject that I would like to share with you. 413 more words

European History

Large medieval royal palace discovered in England

Old Sarum, Wiltshire, England

Image credit English Heritage

 

David Keys, Archaeology Correspondent for The Independent, reports on the discovery in Southern England of - 129 more words

Archaeology