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11.14.2017
A major cultural and religious hub of medieval Europe, the Abbey of Cluny has yet to reveal all of its secrets. Archaeologists at the site have recently discovered a hoard of gold and silver dating...
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08.19.2016

"The main dining table, which was round, rotated night and day, imitating the motions of the globe." The surprising construction mentioned by Suetonius in his biography of Nero has been found. On...

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06.24.2016
Researchers have virtually unearthed what was once the largest port on the Mediterranean, now buried beneath the sand, and set its waters in motion once again. Their work has answered a question that...
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05.25.2016

The recent discovery of broken stalagmites arranged in circles in the Bruniquel Cave (southwestern France) indicate that humans started occupying caves much earlier (more than 100 millennia) than...

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05.16.2016
Whether it be temples, statues or artifacts, archaeological remains are irreplaceable testimonies of the past. Yet to those who know how to listen, other, rather unexpected witnesses such as......
04.11.2016
Pharaoh Akhenaten imposed a single religion, based on the worship of the sun disk “Aten,” and built a new capital city, Amarna, using entirely new architectural techniques. For the first time,...