Victoria Gillieron

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Roman gravestone in mosque

KASTAMONU - Anatolia News Agency<p>A 1,800 year-old Roman gravestone has been found in a mosque garden as broken into three separate parts.<p>A grave stone …

Roman archaeologists map ancient waterways

Archaeology

Tombs hidden in Valley of the Kings hold many more Egypt mummy mysteries

Multiple tombs lay hidden in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, where royalty were buried more than 3,000 years ago, await discovery, say researchers working on the most extensive exploration of the area in nearly a century.<p>The hidden treasure may include several small tombs, with the possibility of a …

Ancient History

Archaeologist: Still hope for razed Lembah Bujang temple | Malay Mail

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 4 — Armed with blueprints from historical texts and research papers, an archaeological expert believes it possible to rebuild the …

Beauty from the crypt: Mystery of Europe's jeweled skeletons

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Rome catacomb frescoes add to debate on women priests

ROME - Reuters<p>This photo shows a fresco inside the catacomb of Priscilla in Rome. REUTERS photo<p>Proponents of a female priesthood say frescoes in the …

Public Peruvian museums struggle to properly care for artifacts

A new report reveals that few museums have inscribed their collections in the National Cultural Heritage Registry– and some museums don’t even know …

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Amid civil war, a battle to preserve Syria’s historical heritage

NEW YORK // More than 5,000 years ago, an army from the Mesopotamian city state of Uruk marched north and destroyed a prosperous rival city, …

Online in 3D: the 'grotesque beauty' of medieval Britons' diseased bones

The bones of a young woman who died of syphilis more than 500 years ago, the reassembled jaw of a man whose corpse was sold to surgeons at the London hospital in the 19th century and the contorted bone of an 18th-century man who lived for many years after he was shot through the leg, are among the …

Stonehenge story to be retold in Wessex Gallery of Archaeology at Salisbury Museum

Salisbury's exact connection to Stonehenge and the story of Bronze Age Britain will be told in spectacular style at a new gallery set to open next …

Travels on the Run: Heart of Rome

As Italy’s ancient capital sleeps—relatively speaking—I head out for an early morning jaunt through history. From the wedding-cake monstrosity that is the National Monument to Victor Emmanuel II, I amble past the Roman Forum, noting such amazing ancient monuments as Trajan’s Column and the …

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Have We Found the Lost Colony of Roanoke Island?

Remote-sensing techniques have unearthed clues to the fate of settlers who mysteriously disappeared.<p>It's a mystery that has intrigued Americans for centuries: What happened to the lost colonists of North Carolina's Roanoke Island? (See "America's Lost Colony.")<p>The settlers, who arrived in 1587, …

Leopard figure discovered on ancient city walls in Denizli

DENİZLİ - Anadolu Agency<p>The leopard figure has been discovered on the walls of ancient shops.<p>Researchers working at the ancient city of Tripolis in …

Greece to Open Archaeological Diving Parks | GreekReporter.com

Located near Pylos in the south-western Peloponnese, the two parks will allow visitors to explore ancient shipwrecks and underwater archaeology.<br>Among …

Wars of the Roses bodies found in hotel grounds near Harlech Castle

Workers building a new visitor centre next to Harlech Castle may have stumbled on the remains of three people who may have been caught up in the Wars …

Archaeology

Storms could reveal new archaeological sites in Scotland

<b>The recent storms that hit the Scottish coastline could reveal important new archaeological sites, according to Fife scientists.</b><p>St Andrews University archaeologists are appealing to the public to help find sites that have been uncovered by the storms.<p>They also hoping people contact them to record …

Why was Stonehenge built? The eight most popular theories

Was it a spiritual temple, burial ground or even built by aliens? There are many theories about Stonehenge's purpose but here are the most popular ones.<p><b>Giant concert venue</b><p>A university professor with an expertise in sound (and who also happened to be a part-time DJ) said that he believed Stonehenge …

Archaeology

Italy's 'abandoned' Riace Bronzes back on show in Calabria

<b>Two of Italy's greatest archaeological treasures are going back on show in their museum after a protracted renovation process that put them at the centre of a national controversy.</b><p>They are the 2,500 year-old Riace Bronzes - a pair of magnificent, towering statues of naked Greek warriors.<p>With their …

Windows for the Ottoman world

Niki GAMM Hürriyet Daily News<p>Glass from Syria with enamel decoration, Metropolitan Museum of Art.<p>“Who, when he first saw the sand and ashes by casual …

National Geographic Magazine

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Saving the Colosseum: Restoration work begins on Rome's crumbling ancient monument

In a famous prophesy a medieval monk known as Venerable Bede wrote that "Rome will exist as long as the Colosseum does; when the Colosseum falls so …

Italy