• Pompeii Dec 26, 2020

    Mallard to Go? Fast-Food Place Unearthed in Pompeii Reveals Ancient Tastes

    A  fast-food eatery discovered at Pompeii is now completely excavated, helping to reveal the favorite dishes of citizens of the ancient Roman city destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D.  Pompeii Archaeological Park’s longtime chief, Massimo Osanna said Saturday that while some 80 such fast-food sites have been found at Pompeii, it is the first time such an...

  • Pompeii Nov 22, 2020

    Bodies of Man and His Slave Unearthed From Ashes at Pompeii

    Italian archaeological officials say the skeletal remains of two people believed to be those of a rich man and his male slave have been discovered at the site of ancient Pompeii

  • Titanic Oct 18, 2020

    Plan to Retrieve Titanic Radio Spurs Debate on Human Remains

    A company’s plan to retrieve the Titanic’s radio has sparked a debate over whether the famous shipwreck still holds human remains

  • United States Dec 2, 2019

    Scientists Race to Document Puerto Rico's Coastal Heritage

    A group of U.S.-based scientists is rushing to document indigenous sites along Puerto Rico’s coast dating back a couple of thousand years before rising sea levels linked to climate change destroy a large chunk of the island’s heritage that is still being discovered. Scientists hope to use the 3D images they’ve taken so far to also help identify which historic...

  • Israel Jun 26, 2018

    Prince William Visits Israel's Holocaust Memorial

    Prince William began his visit to Israel on Tuesday with an emotional visit to Jerusalem’s Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and a meeting with two survivors who escaped Nazi Germany for the safety of Britain. Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev, who guided the Duke of Cambridge through the museum’s exhibitions detailing Nazi Germany’s genocide of 6 million Jews during World War...

  • Prince Jun 25, 2018

    Prince William Arrives in Israel for Historic Royal Visit

    Prince William arrived in Israel on Monday for the first-ever official visit of a member of the British royal family to the tumultuous region London once ruled. Arriving from neighboring Jordan, the Duke of Cambridge landed at Israel’s Ben-Gurion International Airport and then departed to Jerusalem, where he will stay at the elegant King David Hotel, site of the former...

  • Florida Mar 19, 2018

    Ancient Native American Burial Site Found Off Florida's West Coast

    The Manasota Key Offshore archaeological site is located on the continental shelf near Venice, preserved in what appears to have been a peat-bottomed freshwater pond thousands of years ago.

  • Egypt May 13, 2017

    Archaeologists Discover 17 Mummies in Egyptian Desert

    An Egyptian archaeological mission has found a necropolis holding at least 17 mummies near the Nile Valley city of Minya, in the first such find in the area, the antiquities ministry said on Saturday. The discovery was made in the village of Tuna al-Gabal, a vast archaeological site on the edge of the western desert. The area hosts a large...

  • San Diego Apr 27, 2017

    Fossils Show Humans Were in North America Earlier Than Previously Thought

    Fossils uncovered in San Diego 25 years ago led researchers to the conclusion that humans inhabited North American at least 115,000 years earlier than previously thought.

  • Iran Mar 3, 2017

    UN Mediator Wraps Up ‘Tough' Syria Talks in Geneva

    The United Nations special envoy for Syria concluded Friday a marathon of “tough but constructive” talks in Geneva with an agreement from the conflicting parties to pursue further talks on a political transition to end the six-year war. For nine days, and often late into the evening, seasoned diplomat Staffan de Mistura engaged proxy talks with a delegation representing the...

  • director Mar 2, 2017

    Syrian Army Re-Enters Town of Palmyra as IS Defense Crumbles

    Syrian government forces battling the Islamic State group re-entered Palmyra on Thursday in their quest to again take the historic town they had lost to the militants in December, state media reported. The Kremlin’s spokesman said President Vladimir Putin was informed by his defense minister that Syrian troops had gained control of Palmyra, with support from Russian warplanes. However, there...

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