The Guardian Ancient Rome's tap water heavily contaminated with lead, researchers say The Guardian Tap water in ancient Rome, provided by its famous aqueducts, was contaminated with up to 100 times more lead than local spring water, researchers say.
The efforts of British forensic archeologist Caroline Sturdy Colls to expose the operations of Treblinka, a legendary Nazi camp in northeastern Poland, are the subject of “Treblinka: Hitler’s Killing Machine,” on the Smithsonian Channel.
The national history curriculum implemented across Australia from 2011 provides the opportunity for educators to comprehensively tackle for the first time 50,000 years of Australia’s history. The future…
Ground sensors and satellites will be deployed in a new bid to keep the ancient Roman city of Pompeii from crumbling following a series of recent collapses at the sprawling and long-neglected site near Naples.
The programme, called ‘Nazi War Diggers’, has been branded a disgrace after gruesome footage was released showing the presenters extracting various body parts from a grave in Latvia.
Louise Zarmati's insight:
Here's a good contrast for those interested in feminist archaeology: contrast the disgraceful cowboy archaeology approach of 'Nazi War Diggers' to the forensic science of Dr Caroline Sturdy Coll's excavations at Treblinka.
The first-ever archaeological excavation of the Nazi death camp Treblinka has uncovered the brick walls of a gas chamber and three previously unknown mass graves, revealing the brutality of this concentration camp.