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- Pompeii Excavation Indicates Birds Were Important In Isis Cult
The ancient remains of at least 10 birds unearthed at a temple for Isis in the Roman city of Pompeii indicates that birds were a key feature of worshipping the goddess.
Forbes. Sunday, 21 May 2023.
- Skeletons found in Pompeii ruins reveal deaths by earthquake
Archeologists discovered two new skeletons during excavations of the ancient city of Pompeii.
CBS News. Tuesday, 16 May 2023.
- A Dutch Quest for Buried Nazi Treasure Comes Up Empty
The release of a map sketched by a German soldier had touched off a gold rush in a tiny village, but an early-morning excavation
failed to solve the mystery.
New York Times. Monday, 1 May 2023.
- Hunt for Nazi gold ends in failure after excavation turns up little more than a WW2-era bullet
The search for treasure in Ommeron, Netherlands, which hoped to dig up four boxes filled with valuables, turned up little more than a Second World War-era bullet.
Daily Mail. Monday, 1 May 2023.
- Coastguard issues urgent warning to holidaymakers to avoid digging huge holes
A coastguard has issued a warning to holidaymakers to stop digging huge holes, after a young boy nearly died when his sandy excavation
collapsed on him in Anderby Creek, near Skegness.
Daily Mail. Monday, 10 Apr 2023.
- Chemed (CHE) Up on Roto-Rooter Sales Growth, Strong Admissions
Chemed (CHE) records increases in drain cleaning, plumbing, excavation
and water restoration revenues within the Roto-Rooter branch commercial business.
Zacks. Wednesday, 22 Mar 2023.
- How an American couple are piecing together a lost civilization
For decades, Diane and Arlen Chase have been excavating
the ruins of the Mayan city of Caracol in Belize. Since 1985, they've made thousands of discoveries, including ones that could help us today. Jeff Glor reports.
CBS News. Saturday, 18 Mar 2023.
- Former Bloomingdale Township road commissioner gets 3.5 years in kickback scheme
A former suburban Chicago highway commissioner was sentenced to three and a half years in prison Tuesday for taking more than $280,000 in kickbacks from an excavation
ABC News. Wednesday, 15 Feb 2023.
- Archaeologists Unearth Oldest Known Gold-Covered Mummy in Egypt
The year-long excavation
has also revealed statues, tools, pottery and dozens of other artifacts
Smithsonian. Thursday, 2 Feb 2023.
- What's Within the Burial Cave Dedicated to Jesus' Midwife?
Archaeologists in Israel are excavating
the site that was popular among pilgrims more than a millennium ago
Smithsonian. Friday, 23 Dec 2022.
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