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Cambridge University’s Archaeological Unit finds 7th-century teen buried in her bed

LONDON (AP).- Archaeologists excavating near Cambridge have stumbled upon a rare and mysterious find: The skeleton of a 7th-century teenager buried in an ornamental bed along with a gold-and-garnet cross, an iron knife and a purse full of glass beads....

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 ...

Archaeologists Lower Small, Remote-Controlled Camera Into Early Mayan Tomb

MEXICO CITY (AP).- A small, remote-controlled camera lowered into an early Mayan tomb in southern Mexico has revealed an apparently intact funeral chamber with offerings and red-painted wall murals, researchers said Thursday. Footage of the approximate...

Archaeologists Lower Small, Remote-Controlled Camera Into Early Mayan Tomb

MEXICO CITY (AP).- A small, remote-controlled camera lowered into an early Mayan tomb in southern Mexico has revealed an apparently intact funeral chamber with offerings and red-painted wall murals, researchers said Thursday. Footage of the approximate...

Mexican Archaeologists Discover a Second Ballgame Player at Court in Cerro...

MEXICO CITY.- Researchers from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH Mexico) discovered a second sculpture of a ballgame player, which, unlike the one found in late 2010, has its head. The finding took place at Cerro del Teul Archaeo...

Mexican Archaeologists Discover a Second Ballgame Player at Court in Cerro...

MEXICO CITY.- Researchers from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH Mexico) discovered a second sculpture of a ballgame player, which, unlike the one found in late 2010, has its head. The finding took place at Cerro del Teul Archaeo...

Egypt to Restore Ancient Boat Found Near Pyramid

CAIRO (AP).- Archaeologists have begun excavating a 4,500-year-old wooden boat found next to the Great Pyramid of Giza, one of Egypt's main tourist attractions, Egypt's top antiquities official said Thursday. The boat is one of two buried next to the p...

Mexican Archaeologists Find Ancient Staircase at Tlatelolco, May Confirm First Building

MEXICO CITY.- When looking for archaeological elements of the first constructive stage of Tlatelolco, to confirm a foundation date, researchers of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) found at Templo Mayor (Main Temple) a staircase...

Archaeologists Dig at Historic Annapolis Black Home Produces Surprisingly Rich Haul

COLLEGE PARK, MD.- An archaeological team from the University of Maryland is uncovering an unexpectedly rich haul of household materials from an historic African American home in Annapolis – with one more week to go in their excavation. The team i...

Mexico Finds Possible US Remains from 1846-48 War

By: Mark Stevenson, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP).- Archaeologists said Thursday they have found 10 sets of skeletal remains that may belong to U.S. soldiers who died during a battle in the 1846-48 Mexican-American war. The government experts said...

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