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- 'Jurassic Pompeii' yields thousands of 'squiggly wiggly' fossils
Scientists are excavating
one of the most important Jurassic sites ever discovered in the UK.
BBC News. Wednesday, 21 Jul 2021.
- Opulent banquet hall discovered in Jerusalem may have welcomed VIPs 2,000 years ago
The hall lies beneath Jerusalem's Muslim Quarter and is accessed by the Western Wall Tunnel, an excavation
near to Temple Mount, one of the world's most contested religious sites.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 14 Jul 2021.
- Carved stone depicting 'naked horseman' uncovered near Hadrian's Wall
The priceless artefact was found during the annual excavations at the Roman fort of Vindolanda near Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 29 Jun 2021.
- Is This Florida Island Home to a Long-Lost Native American Settlement?
Excavations on Big Talbot Island may have unearthed traces of Saraby, a 16th- or 17th-century Mocama community
Smithsonian. Monday, 14 Jun 2021.
- Remains of Enslaved People Found at Site of 18th-Century Caribbean Plantation
Archaeologists conducting excavations on the Dutch island of Sint Eustatius have discovered 48 skeletons to date
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 2 Jun 2021.
- Excavating the Tulsa Massacre to reconstruct "suppressed history"
Forensic anthropologist Phoebe Stubblefield is leading a team of scholars to identify some of the 300 who were killed in 1921's Tulsa Race Massacre.
CBS News. Monday, 31 May 2021.
- Fred West: Excavation work starts in Mary Bastholm search
A team of experts is excavating
the cellar of a cafe in the search for missing Mary Bastholm.
BBC News. Wednesday, 19 May 2021.
- 'Six voids' found under cafe linked to serial killer Fred West and missing girl
Police searching under a cafe for a suspected victim of serial killer Fred West have found "six voids" - and excavation
will start tomorrow.
Sky News. Tuesday, 18 May 2021.
- Subway construction project unearths prehistoric fossils in CA
A subway construction project is Los Angeles is unearthing the prehistoric side of southern California. Workers excavating
the tunnels discovered fossils of ancient mammals that roamed the area about 11,000 years ago. ...
CBS News. Monday, 3 May 2021.
- What Doomed a Sprawling City Near St. Louis 1,000 Years Ago?
Excavations at Cahokia, famous for its pre-Columbian mounds, challenge the idea that residents destroyed the city through wood clearing.
New York Times. Thursday, 29 Apr 2021.
- What Doomed the Great City of Cahokia? Not Ecological Hubris, Study Says
Excavations at the city, famous for its pre-Columbian mounds, challenge the idea that residents destroyed the city through wood clearing.
New York Times. Saturday, 24 Apr 2021.
- Two Men Plead Guilty to Looting Over 1,500 Artifacts From Federal Land
In March 2019, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a tip that there was an illegal excavation
that occurred on a Native American cultural site at the Cross Bar Management Area north of Amarillo. ...
NBC. Saturday, Feb 27 2021.
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