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Canal discovered beneath Mayan temple could be gateway to afterlife

Archaeologists in Mexico have discovered a canal system under a temple in the Mayan ruins of Palenque that experts believe could be a symbolic

Archaeologists in Mexico have discovered a canal system under a temple in the Mayan ruins of Palenque that experts believe could be a symbolic

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The necropolis of Orthi Petra opens a window to the Homeric world

Situated 30km off Rethymnon, Crete, the necropolis of Orthi Petra is part of the wider archaeological site of ancient Eleftherna, a town with continuous habitation from 3000BC to the Byzantine…

Situated 30km off Rethymnon, Crete, the necropolis of Orthi Petra is part of the wider archaeological site of ancient Eleftherna, a town with continuous habitation from 3000BC to the Byzantine…

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Is this 2,000-year-old tool the world's oldest computer?

For over a century since it was found in an ancient shipwreck, scientists have been scratching their heads over the exact function of the Antikythera mechanism, named after the Greek island off which

For over a century since it was found in an ancient shipwreck, scientists have been scratching their heads over the exact function of the Antikythera mechanism, named after the Greek island off which

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Israeli divers discover Roman treasure in ancient sunken cargo ship

Archaeologists in Israel have recovered bronze statues and thousands of coins from a merchant ship that sank off the Mediterranean coast some 1,600 years ago during the late Roman…

Archaeologists in Israel have recovered bronze statues and thousands of coins from a merchant ship that sank off the Mediterranean coast some 1,600 years ago during the late Roman…

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Rome's newest metro station will incorporate newly discovered ruins

The Italian city of Rome is to open its first archaeological metro station. Ancient Roman ruins and mosaics have been discovered during work on the

The Italian city of Rome is to open its first archaeological metro station. Ancient Roman ruins and mosaics have been discovered during work on the

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Divers uncover shipwreck treasure trove in Israel

Archaeologists have uncovered a haul of treasures while diving in Israel. Statues and thousands of coins are among the haul, located in an ancient

Archaeologists have uncovered a haul of treasures while diving in Israel. Statues and thousands of coins are among the haul, located in an ancient

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Archaeologists clash in Cairo over Tutankhamun secret burial chambers

Archaeologists have clashed at a conference in Cairo over whether or not there could be secret burial chambers behind Tutankhamun’s tomb. British

Archaeologists have clashed at a conference in Cairo over whether or not there could be secret burial chambers behind Tutankhamun’s tomb. British