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Archaeologists peek into 1500-year-old Mayan tomb

Footage of the approximately 1,500-year-old tomb at the Palenque archaeological site showed a series of nine figures depicted in black on a vivid, blood-red background.

Tomb of the Maccabees

Scholars in Israel's quarrelsome archaeological community tend to agree that the site, in an Israeli forest west of Jerusalem and a short walk from the West Bank, is a significant burial site but

New England's 'lost' archaeological sites rediscovered

Take a walk in the New England woods, and you may stumble upon the overgrown remains of a building's foundation or the stacked stones of a wall.

Troops Close In On Iraq Shrine

The military denied damaging the shrine and said an air crew saw militants holed up there fire a rocket that clipped one of the compound's walls and exploded 10 yards outside.

Bodies found in hot spring in Nevada

Humboldt County Sheriff's Capt. Kevin Malone told the Reno Gazette-Journal that the bodies were found at Bog Hot Springs on Sunday, near the Oregon border.

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Archaeology Heist Revealed In Alabama

Knight said the theft, which occurred from a storage building at the university's Moundville archaeological site, was never made public; only a brief notice was placed in a scholarly journal.

Archaeologists scan 1800s ship found below Boston

City archaeologist Joe Bagley said it's the first time a shipwreck has been found in that section of the city and only the second one found on land that was filled in to expand the city's footprint.

Israel detains 5 women over prayer at Western Wall

The Western Wall, the only remaining part of the biblical Temple compound, is the holiest site where Jews can pray. It is currently divided into men's and women's sections. Orthodox rabbis, who

Pompeii man crushed trying to flee Mt Vesuvius eruption

MILAN -- Officials at the Pompeii archaeological site have announced a dramatic new discovery, the skeleton of a man crushed by an enormous stone while trying to flee the explosion of Mt. Vesuvius

Neanderthals may have enjoyed hot baths at home in their

The hole, situated near the wall of a cave at the Abric Romani archaeological site in Spain's Catalonia region, measures 40 centimeters by 30 centimeters by 10 centimeters about 16 inches by 12

Ancient Temple of Bel in Syria bombed by ISIS

Extremists in control of Palmyra have been systematically destroying one of the world's most important archaeological sites

Oldest Mesoamerican Pyramid Tomb Found In Mexico

Archaeologists in southern Mexico announced Monday they have discovered a 2,700-year-old tomb of a dignitary inside a pyramid that may be the oldest such burial documented in Mesoamerica.

Attack on Ancient Babylon

"The use of Babylon as a military base was a grave encroachment on this internationally known archaeological site," said a report which the U.N. cultural agency presented Thursday in Paris.

Most endangered monuments in the world

Country: Egypt Looting archaeological sites like Abusir el-Malek erases irreplaceable information about human history and cultural milestones.

Great Wall Of China

Chinese teens try to find their way through a rugged section of the Great Wall of China in Beijing, China, Sunday, July 8, 2007. The Great Wall, Rome's Colosseum, India's Taj Mahal and three

Wall Decoration

A delegation from the World Monuments Fund and the U.S. State Department visit the archaeological site of Babylon, about 50 miles south of Baghdad, on June 24, 2009.

U.S. Peace Plan Sticking Points

Israeli sovereignty over the Western Wall, the western slope of the hilltop enclosure and the holiest site in Judaism, is uncontested. Under the plan, Palestinians would gain control of

Two More Walls Give Way at Ancient Pompeii Site

Two more walls have given way inside Pompeii's 2,000-year-old archaeological site, officials said Wednesday, reporting the second collapse in as many days.

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