archaeology

Himachal University to start course in archaeology


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh University is going to start a course on archaeology to preserve the civilization of the hill state, Governor Urmila Singh said here Sunday."Work is ... Read more...

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Experts find new evidence supporting John the Baptist bones theory


June 15th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sveti Ivan Island, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archaeology experts have found new evidence that the remains discovered in the ruins of a Bulgaria 5th century monastery belong to St John the Baptist. ... Read more...

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Scientists excited about mammoth discovery in Iowa


June 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oskaloosa (Iowa), June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rare discovery of mammoth bones on a rural Iowa farm has left archaeological scientists very excited.The unusual of an undisturbed mammoth's skeleton will allow ... Read more...

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Maya ruins buried under Mexican highway preserved


June 7th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 7 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities have preserved an archaeological area with several Maya buildings more than 1,500 years old that were buried under a highway in the Yucatan ... Read more...

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Robbery takes places at ancient Olympia Museum


February 17th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Athens, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Greek officials have announced that armed robbers have broken into the Ancient Olympia Museum and made away with several valuable items. Police say between 60 and 70 ... Read more...

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New relics found in UAE


January 17th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 17 (IANS/WAM) The department of archaeology and heritage in Umm Al Qaiwain in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced the discovery of new relics at the ... Read more...

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UAE, Belgium discuss bilateral cooperation


January 9th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 9 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Monday discussed bilateral cooperation in the field of tourism and antiquities with Belgium.A meeting in this regard was held between Mohammed ... Read more...

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I got picked up from Facebook: Actor


December 2nd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 2 (IANS) Social networking sites are not just about exchanging views, it is also providing opportunities for youngsters and Agra boy Prateek Pandey is one of them ... Read more...

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Archaeologists unearth ancient Chinese tomb


November 26th, 2011 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 26 (IANS) A tomb dating back to 475-221 B.C. has been unearthed in northeast China.It lies about five meters underground and covers an area of 72 sq. meters ... Read more...

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2,000 years old tomb found in China


November 24th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS) A tomb that is more than 2,000 years old has been excavated in northeast China's Liaoning province.The tomb, part of cluster that archaeologists began excavating in ... Read more...

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‘Sex Pistols’ graffiti being studied by archaeologists


November 21st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archaeologists say they are studying the graffiti of the punk band Sex Pistols which is found in London. The scientists believe that studying the graffiti could be ... Read more...

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More rare gold coins recovered in Andhra village


October 29th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Police in Andhra Pradesh's Mahabubnagar district Saturday recovered 73 more gold coins believed to be of Vijayanagara dynasty.With this, the number of gold coins recovered since ... Read more...

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Pakistan claims up-for-auction Buddha statue


September 19th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Pakistan has staked claim to a Buddha statue that was put up for auction by Christie's. The auction has been stopped following the claim.The starting price ... Read more...

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Ancient site in Pakistan found, lost and found again


August 25th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) An ancient site that Chinese traveller Hiuen Tsang 1,400 years ago described as the "tallest architectural building" in this part of Asia has been found again ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu reverts to New Year in Chithirai again


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) The first day of the Tamil month of Chithirai (mid-April) will once again mark the official New Year in Tamil Nadu.Going back to the age-old tradition, ... Read more...

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Chinese stone tools introduced in Japan 20,000 years ago


August 4th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) Archaeologists from China and Japan have said that a technique used to make stone tools in China, which later made its way to Japan, might have ... Read more...

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2,800-year-old monument found in Mexico


July 27th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 27 (IANS/EFE) Mexican archaeologists have discovered a 1.5 tonne stone relief that was created more than 2,800 years ago, authorities said. The discovery was made at the archaeological ... Read more...

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After ‘Harry Potter’, archaeology on Radcliffe’s mind


July 10th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) As the "Harry Potter" franchise has come to an end, actor Daniel Radcliffe now wants to study archaeology because he will have more free time to ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa reshuffles bureaucracy, transfers 42 officials


May 20th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's newly-elected government headed by J. Jayalalithaa Friday transferred 42 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officials in a major reshuffle of the state's bureaucracy.The government also ... Read more...

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Imperial period Roman ship unearthed near Rome


May 1st, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1(ANI): Italian archaeologists have discovered remains of an imperial period Roman ship near Ostia Antica, a port city founded some 2,500 years ago.The remains of the ship, an 11-m-vessel ... Read more...

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Unknown ancient kingdom found in China


April 24th, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) An unknown kingdom dating back to 1046 B.C. has been unearthed in north China, archaeologists said.The kingdom is probably from the Xizhou dynasty (1046 to 771 ... Read more...

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2,000 years old Xi’an tomb unearthed to study Western Han Dynasty


April 9th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 09 (ANI): Chinese archaeologists have excavated a tomb built more than 2,000 years ago in the ancient capital of Xi'an to study the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC ... Read more...

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70 books, 2,000 years old, found in Jordan


March 30th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) A total of 70 books, made of lead and dating back to over 2,000 years, have been found in a cave in Jordan.These could be some ... Read more...

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Metal books found in Jordan cave could change view of Biblical history


March 30th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): The discovery of seventy ancient metal books in a cave in Jordan is said to have the possibilities of unlocking some of the secrets of the earliest days ... Read more...

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X-ray technique peers beneath surfaces of artefacts


March 26th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): Researchers say that striking discoveries in archaeology are being made possible by strong beams of X-rays.A report showed how X-ray sources known as synchrotrons could unravel an artefact's ... Read more...

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Has Atlantis City been found buried underneath mud flats in Spain?


March 14th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Northampton, Mar 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of researchers believe that they have found the lost city of Atlantis.Locating the ancient city of Atlantis has been the goal of several scientists and ... Read more...

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Egyptian team in Jaipur re-preserves 2300 old mummy


March 8th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Mar 8(ANI): A three-member team from Egypt on Tuesday re-preserved a 2,300 old Egyptian mummy in Jaipur, Rajasthan.The mummy is that of Tutu, a female member of a priest's family, ... Read more...

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Dead bones give clues to heal back pain


March 1st, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) The bones of people long dead could be the key to healing chronic back pain, says a new research. It is combining the latest computer modelling ... Read more...

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Old bones being used in development of new treatments for modern back pain


March 1st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): Scientists are using the bones of people who died up to a hundred years ago for the development of new treatments for chronic back pain.The work is ... Read more...

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Researchers 1 step closer to solving mystery of famous bluestones of Stonehenge


February 24th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Researchers are one step closer to solving the puzzle of how the famous bluestones of the Stonehenge originated.New findings from geologists at the National Museum museum in Cardiff ... Read more...

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Play was central element of people’s lives in Mohenjodaro 4000yrs back


February 17th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): An archaeology thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has revealed that play was a central element of people's lives even 4000 years ago.Elke Rogersdotter is investigating the ... Read more...

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World’s first skyscraper ‘Jericho tower’ built to intimidate masses


February 15th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Israel, Feb 15 (ANI): Israeli archaeologists have said that the Jericho tower, which was constructed 11,000-years-ago, was built to promote farming and to entice people to abandon their nomadic ways and to ... Read more...

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Play was a central element of people’s lives - even 4,000 years ago


February 8th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Play was an important part of people's everyday lives as far back as 4,000 years ago, according to an archaeology thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, which ... Read more...

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1700-yr-old Stratford-upon-Avon African skeleton found was Roman troop


January 26th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): Archaeologists believe that a 1700-year-old skeleton of an African man found in Stratford-upon-Avon shows that he was in fact, a Roman soldier.The skeleton was discovered buried in Tiddington ... Read more...

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Geneticists to drill 18,000-year-old ‘hobbit’ tooth to extract DNA


January 6th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): In the hope of extracting DNA samples, a team of geneticists will analyse a roughly 18,000-year-old tooth that belongs to 'hobbit' Homo floresiensis, 1-metre-tall extinct distant relative of ... Read more...

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