Archaeology

  1. Archaeology

    Diving deep into history

    New technologies help underwater archaeologists learn more about shipwrecks and other artifacts at the bottom of rivers, lakes and oceans.

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  2. Tech

    Laser vision reveals hidden worlds

    From discovering ancient ruins to forecasting climate change, the laser mapping technology called lidar is changing many fields of science.

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  3. Archaeology

    Pyramids’ blocks: Possibly rock ‘n’ rolled

    No one knows how the ancient Egyptians moved the big stones needed to build their pyramids. A new study suggests they could have rolled them, by attaching wooden posts to the sides.

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  4. Archaeology

    Mummies existed before Egypt’s pyramids

    Materials from an ancient Egyptian cemetery suggest people were preserving their dead long before the pyramids and pharaohs.

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  5. Archaeology

    Neandertal ancestor?

    Fossils found in a Spanish cave have features that are a combination of Neandertals and other species. The mix suggests Neandertal roots go back even farther than scientists had suspected.

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  6. Archaeology

    Ancient footprints surface in Britain

    There are hints they could have been made by ancestors of Neandertals.

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  7. Archaeology

    American cannibals

    Skeletal remains of a Jamestown teen show signs of cannibalism in colonial America, new data show. The girl’s skull provides the first concrete support for historical accounts that some starving colonists had resorted to eating the flesh of others.

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  8. Archaeology

    The return of a king

    The 15th century’s Richard III has returned — or at least, his bones have.

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  9. Archaeology

    Hobbits: Our tiny cousins

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  10. Archaeology

    Meet your mysterious relative

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  11. Archaeology

    Sahara cemetery

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  12. Archaeology

    Glassworks in ancient Egypt

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