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Archaeology

More Archaeologists Joining Forces With Detectorists

For archaeologists, it’s been an ongoing debate- to what extent do they embrace hobbyists and or amateurs? Through the years, many archaeologists have considered detectorists looters who shouldn’t be near labs or dig sites. Now, according to NY Times, two archaeologists are hoping to change the perspective. Dr. McBride, Archaeologist & Director of Research for … Continue reading »

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This Sword Is 2,300 Years Old And Still Shiny!

Based on new information from Dailymail in the UK, Chinese archaeologists discovered one, impressive old weapon- an 2,300 year old sword. The sword was found in an ancient coffin in a Chinese province known as “Henan Province.”  What made this sword find so great is that the sword itself was still sharp and shiny! It was … Continue reading »

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A 2,000 Year Old What Was Unearthed?

Near a Roman port on the Red Sea, something out of the ordinary was just found – a pet cemetery that dates to over 2,000 years ago! It’s a known fact that ancient civilizations highly valued certain animals are pets, including ones we are familiar with today. Certain animal species held symbolic significance in their … Continue reading »

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Rare Viking Coin Finds Displayed In Ulster!

Valuables found in the UK are considered some of the most unique in the world. There is so much history in the UK, that treasure hunters from all over the world are attracted to the area. We do recommend you do your research and read what the metal detecting laws are, no matter where you … Continue reading »

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Learning About The Past Benefits All Generations

This is a great tidbit about archaeology from Upper Michigan Source! At the Marquette Regional History Museum in Michigan, people of all ages got a chance to appreciate the past by celebrating International Archaeology Day. Gathered among the archaeology professionals were archaeology students and kids. They had a chance to learn more about the field … Continue reading »

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A Villager In China Discovers What?

Global Times recently mentioned that a farmer in Jishui county, East China discovered six Bronze Age artifacts while leveling land. The artifacts found date back over 2,000 years ago! There were also bricks from the Han period that were uncovered. According to archaeologists, these cultural artifacts were daily items, such as utensils. Read more on … Continue reading »

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These Rock Carvings Are Mesmerizing!

As part of an early understanding of Britain’s oldest types of art, a British archaeologist named George Currie has located a astonishing amount of carvings to a recent project. Based on new data in The Observer, he said he located more than 670 Neolithic and Bronze Age carvings over the last 15 years! Can you imagine the … Continue reading »

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Long-Sought After Shipwreck Now Found!

Newser just posted some great news about one of the ships that is connected to one of the most famous polar expeditions in Europe- the HMS Terror. The new information about the location of the ship were reported by the Artic Research Expedition. The location is at King William Island in Canada. One of the … Continue reading »

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Digging Has Started On The Nazi Gold Train

There is a Facebook Live video circulating showing the first signs of digging on the legendary Nazi Gold train! In an article from Mirror UK, the footage of the digging was captured by a drone and shows excavators eager to uncover new treasure. The gold in the train itself is believed to be hidden between … Continue reading »

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New Rival Of Stonehenge?

In exclusive news from Independent, it appears that there is much more to meet the eye when it comes to the story of Stonehenge. There’s new evidence to suggest that Stonehenge was built during a time of powerful rivalry having to do with religion and politics! At an archaeological complex known as Durrington Walls, archaeologists … Continue reading »

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