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13

Apr

Aerial archaeologist finds bittersweet beauty in geological photo surveys
Ever since earning his private pilot license 26 years ago, German photographer Klaus Leidorf has made it his mission to capture a bird’s-eye perspective of the way humans have shaped the world — a study known as aerial archaeology.

07

Nov

Utah’s ‘King of Gore’ dinosaur reveals T. Rex lineage
Researchers think that the various T. Rex species evolved as sea levels rose, isolating the creatures and changing environments.

21

Aug

Does ancient bowl shard have links to the Bible?Israeli archeologists have discovered what remains of a fortification, believed to have been built some 2,700 years ago, that might match up with a story from the Bible.

Does ancient bowl shard have links to the Bible?
Israeli archeologists have discovered what remains of a fortification, believed to have been built some 2,700 years ago, that might match up with a story from the Bible.

15

Aug

Archeologists ditch pick axes, use badgers insteadOne talented digging mammal has unearthed a Medieval burial ground in Germany.

Archeologists ditch pick axes, use badgers instead
One talented digging mammal has unearthed a Medieval burial ground in Germany.

02

Aug

Have archaeologists unearthed a piece of Jesus’ cross?Numerous churches around the world claim to possess a small relic of the wooden cross, but the authenticity of these relics is often in doubt.

Have archaeologists unearthed a piece of Jesus’ cross?
Numerous churches around the world claim to possess a small relic of the wooden cross, but the authenticity of these relics is often in doubt.

10

Jun

Easter Islands’ ‘walking’ stone heads stir controversyIn the past, archaeologists proposed that a lost civilization chopped down all the trees to make paths to roll the megalithic structures.

Easter Islands’ ‘walking’ stone heads stir controversy
In the past, archaeologists proposed that a lost civilization chopped down all the trees to make paths to roll the megalithic structures.

07

Mar

Stone-age skeletons unearthed in Sahara
The grave sites suggests a gender-divided society where women played a critical role.

Stone-age skeletons unearthed in Sahara

The grave sites suggests a gender-divided society where women played a critical role.

04

Dec

New construction timeline revealed for StonehengeThe new dating allows the archaeologists to tie the structure to specific people who lived in the area at the time, likely pig farmers.

New construction timeline revealed for Stonehenge
The new dating allows the archaeologists to tie the structure to specific people who lived in the area at the time, likely pig farmers.

Killer cave may have inspired myth of HadesArcheologists discover that cave and artifacts inside are actually much more extensive and abundant than previously thought.

Killer cave may have inspired myth of Hades
Archeologists discover that cave and artifacts inside are actually much more extensive and abundant than previously thought.

19

Oct

Archeologists to dig in unexplored parts of ancient TroyResearchers have been digging up ancient Troy since the 1870s, but less than one-fifth of the city has been excavated.

Archeologists to dig in unexplored parts of ancient Troy
Researchers have been digging up ancient Troy since the 1870s, but less than one-fifth of the city has been excavated.