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First Etruscan pyramids found in Italy

First Etruscan pyramids found in Italy | archaeology | Scoop.it

The first ever Etruscan pyramids have been located underneath a wine cellar in the city of Orvieto in central Italy, according to a team of U.S. and Italian archaeologists.

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Illegal diggings reveal ancient church, mosaics « archaeoinaction.info

Illegal diggings reveal ancient church, mosaics « archaeoinaction.info | archaeology | Scoop.it
The ruins of a church and mosaics discovered in illegal excavations in Isparta will be prepared for visitors.
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Italian archaeologists find 2 sunken Roman ships off Turkey « archaeoinaction.info

Italian archaeologists find 2 sunken Roman ships off Turkey « archaeoinaction.info | archaeology | Scoop.it
Two ancient Roman shipwrecks, complete with their cargo, have been discovered by Italian archaeologists off the coast of Turkey near the the ancient R...
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Ancient lamp in the shape of a dog found at Bulgaria’s Deultum Roman site « archaeoinaction.info

Ancient lamp in the shape of a dog found at Bulgaria’s Deultum Roman site « archaeoinaction.info | archaeology | Scoop.it
Archaeologists working at the site of the Roman baths in Deultum, an ancient settlement about 17km south-west of Bourgas on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast...
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Archaeologists Uncover Roman Mosaic in Downtown Sofia « archaeoinaction.info

Archaeologists Uncover Roman Mosaic in Downtown Sofia « archaeoinaction.info | archaeology | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have discovered colorful floor mosaic from the Roman era near the so-called West Gate of Serdica in downtown Sofia.
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Bulgarian Archaeologists Rescue Thracian Treasure from Hwy Construction « archaeoinaction.info

Bulgarian Archaeologists Rescue Thracian Treasure from Hwy Construction « archaeoinaction.info | archaeology | Scoop.it
A real archaeological treasure has popped out underneath the "Struma" highway construction works in western Bulgaria.
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Greece: Old Sundial Found in Chalkidiki

Greece: Old Sundial Found in Chalkidiki | archaeology | Scoop.it
One of the rarest sundials dating from the Greco-Roman period was found in Polichrono in Chalkidiki.This sundial is not a usual one as it shows the co...
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Excavation unearths Bronze Age cultures

Excavation unearths Bronze Age cultures | archaeology | Scoop.it

Excavations at the Aslantepe tumulus near the central Anatolian city of Malatya have unearthed a large building containing two spearheads and a necklace, all of which appear to date to the early trans-Caucasian culture.

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La Bastida unearths 4,200-year-old fortification, unique in continental Europe

La Bastida unearths 4,200-year-old fortification, unique in continental Europe | archaeology | Scoop.it

Archaeological excavations carried out this year at the site of La Bastida (Totana, Murcia) have shed light on an imposing fortification system, unique for its time.

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First Etruscan pyramids found in Italy

First Etruscan pyramids found in Italy | archaeology | Scoop.it

The first ever Etruscan pyramids have been located underneath a wine cellar in the city of Orvieto in central Italy, according to a team of U.S. and Italian archaeologists.

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Remnants of 200-metre Roman bridge discovered

Remnants of 200-metre Roman bridge discovered | archaeology | Scoop.it

The remnants of what is likely to be a 200-meter Roman bridge that crossed the River Isonzo in Northern Italy have been unearthed by a specialized architectural team.

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Urartu palace unearthed in eastern Turkey

Urartu palace unearthed in eastern Turkey | archaeology | Scoop.it

The first palace structure from the Urartu Kingdom has been found in excavations at the top of Van Castle in the eastern province of Van. The excavation work is headed by Professor Erkan Konyar from Istanbul University.

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Antique ‘Pan’ Found near Bulgaria’s Sozopol

Antique ‘Pan’ Found near Bulgaria’s Sozopol | archaeology | Scoop.it

Bulgarian archaeologist and divers have discovered in Black Sea waters an antique vessel, dated from the 6th century B.C., which was used to prepare food.

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Egyptian scarab amulet found in Tel Aviv

Egyptian scarab amulet found in Tel Aviv | archaeology | Scoop.it

A rare scarab amulet has been unearthed in the ancient city of Jaffa, which is now part of Tel Aviv.

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Crete, 3500-year-old Minoan building found « archaeoinaction.info

Crete, 3500-year-old Minoan building found « archaeoinaction.info | archaeology | Scoop.it
An accidental meeting in 1982 between a well-known Greek archaeologist, Yannis Sakellarakis, and a shepherd from Crete has led to an archaeological di...
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Archaeologists explore ancient market « archaeoinaction.info

Archaeologists explore ancient market « archaeoinaction.info | archaeology | Scoop.it
Archaeologists exploring the Agora (market) of ancient Paphos have found a small tablet with the name of an official in Greek and a plethora of other...
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UW-Madison Archaeologists to Mount New Expedition to Troy « archaeoinaction.info

UW-Madison Archaeologists to Mount New Expedition to Troy « archaeoinaction.info | archaeology | Scoop.it
Troy, the palatial city of prehistory, sacked by the Greeks through trickery and a fabled wooden horse, will be excavated anew beginning in 2013...
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Mythological theater reliefs found in Muğla « archaeoinaction.info

Mythological theater reliefs found in Muğla « archaeoinaction.info | archaeology | Scoop.it
Excavations at the ancient city of Stratonikeia in the Aegean province of Muğla’s Yatağan district have uncovered 15 reliefs estimated to be 2,300 yea...
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Archaeologists work to uncover shipwreck remains in Portimão

Archaeologists work to uncover shipwreck remains in Portimão | archaeology | Scoop.it
A team of archaeologists are working to try and discover remains of a shipwreck from the Roman period, among other potential finds, in the Arade River...
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Coin hoards and pottery bring new insights to an ancient Illyrian stronghold

Coin hoards and pottery bring new insights to an ancient Illyrian stronghold | archaeology | Scoop.it

The ancient city of Rhizon(modern Risan in Montenegro), was a strongly fortified Illyrian town which functioned as a successful trading centre, occupying a sheltered position in the Bay of Kotor on the Adriatic.

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Archaeologists discover second Lycian synagogue

Archaeologists discover second Lycian synagogue | archaeology | Scoop.it

Archaeological teams digging in the ancient city of Limyra in the Mediterranean province of Antalya have announced the discovery of a second synagogue from the Lycian civilization.

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Headless Roman Statues Found in Ancient City

Headless Roman Statues Found in Ancient City | archaeology | Scoop.it

Two headless Roman statues have been discovered holding up a medieval-era platform in Turkey — an example of antiquities being reused by later generations as humble building material.

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Pristine wrecks revealed in Evian Straits

Pristine wrecks revealed in Evian Straits | archaeology | Scoop.it

UNDAUNTED by the adversities of the economic crisis in this country, a local group of dedicated archaeological researchers continues to probe the hidden secrets and rich maritime history of the Greek seas.

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Roman era theatre excavated in northern Turkey

Roman era theatre excavated in northern Turkey | archaeology | Scoop.it

An ancient theatre which belongs to 2nd century B.C. has been discovered at the ancient city of Pompeiopolis in Taskopru in Turkey’s northern province of Kastamonu.

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Largest Roman mosaic in Southern Turkey unearthed by archeological team led by Hoff

Largest Roman mosaic in Southern Turkey unearthed by archeological team led by Hoff | archaeology | Scoop.it

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln archeological team, led by Hixson-Lied Professor of Art History Michael Hoff, has uncovered a massive Roman mosaic in southern Turkey– a meticulously crafted, 1,600-square-foot work of decorative handiwork built during the region’s imperial zenith.It’s believed to be the biggest mosaic of its type and demonstrates the reach and cultural influence of the Roman Empire in the area in the third and fourth centuries A.D., said Hoff, the director of the excavation.

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German Archaeologists Discover 300,000-Year-Old Weapons

German Archaeologists Discover 300,000-Year-Old Weapons | archaeology | Scoop.it

Archaeologists from the University of Tübingen, Germany, have discovered eight extremely well-preserved spears dating back 300,000 years, making them the oldest known weapons found anywhere in the world.

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