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Strange Artifact Dug Up in 18th Century Toilet

Posted 03.28.2012 | Science

By: Owen Jarus, LiveScience Contributor Published: 03/26/2012 06:18 PM EDT on LiveScience Five telescopes made of bone and dating to the 18th ce...

Two Popular TV Shows Under Fire From Archaeologists

| Posted 03.02.2012 | Science

Archaeologists are mounting a campaign against two new cable TV shows that they say encourage and glamorize looting of American archaeological site...

Exhuming the Leather Man of the Hudson Valley

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 07.16.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

The mysterious hermit who tramped from town to town just after the Civil War was called the Leather Man because he wore a suit of leather sewn together from scraps.

Egypt's Top Archaeologists Discover Nearly 4,500 Year Old Tomb

AP | BEN HUBBARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's top archaeologist showed off the newly discovered tomb of a pharaonic priest on Tuesday, a find he said could point the way to a...

Gladiator Graveyard Unearthed In Northern England

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Dozens of headless skeletons excavated from a northern English building site appear to be the remains of Roman gladiators, one of whom ...

Brutal Destruction Of Iraq's Archaeological Sites Continues (SLIDESHOW)

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

A brutal plundering of this rich cultural heritage has been taking place in broad daylight ever since the 2003 invasion of Iraq.