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Mexican Archaeologists Find Probable Prehispanic Maya Cemetery in Tabasco

MEXICO CITY.- In the surroundings of Comalcalco Archaeological Zone, Tabasco, the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) found 116 burials that are more than 1,000 years old; 66 of them were deposited in funerary urns while the other 50 ...

Blackbeard Artifacts Exhibit Opens at North Carolina Museum

BEAUFORT, NC (AP).- The largest exhibit ever of artifacts from what's believed to be the remains of Blackbeard's flagship is opening at the North Carolina Maritime Museum, with bells, cannon, lead shot and part of the hull among the items on display. ...

Mark Dion Continues His Investigations at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

MONACO.- OCEANOMANIA: Souvenirs of Mysterious Seas is the title of Mark Dion’s new project for Monaco. Continuing his investigations as a naturalist, archaeologist and traveler, the American artist explores the collections of the Oceanographic Mus...

Mark Dion Continues His Investigations at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

MONACO.- OCEANOMANIA: Souvenirs of Mysterious Seas is the title of Mark Dion’s new project for Monaco. Continuing his investigations as a naturalist, archaeologist and traveler, the American artist explores the collections of the Oceanographic Mus...

Archaeologists from INAH Conduct Research at Hoyo Negro Flooded Cave in...

MEXICO CITY.- The finding of a human skull and bones of Prehistoric mega fauna, among them a gomphothere, in a flooded cave at the Peninsula of Yucatan, motivated the implementation of the interdisciplinary research project coordinated by the National ...

Archaeologists from INAH Conduct Research at Hoyo Negro Flooded Cave in...

MEXICO CITY.- The finding of a human skull and bones of Prehistoric mega fauna, among them a gomphothere, in a flooded cave at the Peninsula of Yucatan, motivated the implementation of the interdisciplinary research project coordinated by the National ...

Bas-Relief of a Sacred Character Discovered by Mexican Archaeologists at El...

MEXICO CITY.- A fragment of a sculptural tableau that represents a character with 2 left arms, which might have been attached 1,100 years ago to the façade of the Niches Pyramid, was discovered by researchers of the National Institute of Anthropology ...

Bas-Relief of a Sacred Character Discovered by Mexican Archaeologists at El...

MEXICO CITY.- A fragment of a sculptural tableau that represents a character with 2 left arms, which might have been attached 1,100 years ago to the façade of the Niches Pyramid, was discovered by researchers of the National Institute of Anthropology ...

Egyptian Archaeologist Zahi Hawass Says Mummies are Safe After Riots Outside...

LONDON (REUTERS).- None of the mummies in Cairo's main archaeological museum were damaged during a break-in last week but 70 other exhibits will need restoration, top Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass said on Sunday. Media reports during Egypt's polit...

Anti-Government Protesters in Cairo Smash Treasures and Mummies in Egyptian Museum

CAIRO (REUTERS).- Looters broke into the Cairo museum housing the world's greatest collection of Pharaonic treasures, smashing several statues and damaging two mummies, while police battled anti-government protesters on the streets. Arabiya television ...

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