Test results of suspected King Richard III remains revealed
By: Leigh Goessl
After months of speculation, the results of whether or not human remains found under a Leicester parking lot in the United Kingdom are those of King Richard III are in. According to archaeologists and researchers, the body that was excavated in 2012 was that...
35 ancient pyramids discovered in Sudan
By: Leigh Goessl
A remarkable discovery has been made at a site in Sudan called Sedeinga. Archeologists have uncovered at least 35 pyramids at this location, along with ancient graves. According to Live Science, the pyramids were all found between the years of 2009 and 2012. Experts estimate...
Nautical archaeology: An emerging field
By: Nicholas Budsberg
Nautical archaeology is a relatively recent field of research that aims at learning more about our human past through shipwrecks. In 1960, George Bass, Peter Throckmorton and a team of archaeologists and divers began the first archaeological research project designed to excavate a shipwreck underwater...
Ancient site 'gate to hell' found in Turkey
By: Leigh Goessl
Archaeologists working in Turkey have discovered what is being described as a "gate to hell". Found in the ruins in the southwestern portion of the country, the location, Pluto's Gate, is said to emit dangerous vapors. The team of Italian archaeologists, led by Francesco D&rsquo...
By: John Atchison
The Earth is a wonderful place for many reasons. One of those is the fact that it contains so many mysteries within its depths. This is not talking about unexplored places around the globe, as most all of this planet has seen some sort of...
By: David Thackston
The Palace of Pylos is one of the most important archeological sites dating from the Bronze Age due to the preservation of hundreds of clay tablets that were found at the site. Located at Pylos, Messenia, near the Navarino Bay, the site was discovered by...
World's oldest port found in Egypt
By: Christine Zibas
Discovered along the coast of the Red Sea, archaeologists have found what they believe is the world’s oldest port. According to the UK’s “Daily Mail” newspaper, this port is “believed to date back 4,500 years.” This timeline coincides with...
New dinosaur species discovered in Madagascar
By: John Atchison
While many in the world crave the latest that the technology world has to offer, there is still a tremendous fascination with history and the unknown. While museums house wonderful displays of things long since departed from the Earth, they are located in a sterile...
An overview of the Bronze Age palace of Pylos
By: Erin Yorke
"Pylos, located in mainland Greece on the southwest coast of the Peloponesus, is the site of one of the most important Mycenaean settlements. It is considered one of the best preserved and best excavated of the major palaces. It dates back to the late Helladic...
By: Jerica Collins
Archaeology is the study of human culture and behavior from the past. Often these studies are conducted from fossils of humans, food, building ruins and artifacts such as tools, pottery and jewelry. Much of the knowledge of past human life can come from written records...

 

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