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#Archaeology

# archaeology - Monday 13 May, 2013

Ancient log boat found on banks of River Boyne
# River Boyne
# River Boyne

Ancient log boat found on banks of River Boyne

May 13th 2013, 11:43 AM 21,287 Views 24 Comments

The find was made by members of the Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue and Recovery Service as they cleaned up the river.

# archaeology - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Iron Age graveyard throws lights on enigmatic Gauls
# Rise And Gaul
# Rise And Gaul

Iron Age graveyard throws lights on enigmatic Gauls

Apr 20th 2013, 11:30 AM 8,143 Views 12 Comments

Celtic settlement boasts graves of five warriors, clad in impressive weaponry, and several women with jewellery denoting high status.

# archaeology - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Thousands of ancient Roman artifacts uncovered in London City dig
# Pompeii Of The North
# Pompeii Of The North

Thousands of ancient Roman artifacts uncovered in London City dig

Apr 9th 2013, 8:39 PM 13,772 Views 10 Comments

Archaeologists have so far discovered around 10,000 objects including writing tablets, clothing, jewellery and pottery.

# archaeology - Monday 18 March, 2013

Meet the 'hair archaeologist' who recreates hairdos from history
# Hairstory
# Hairstory

Meet the 'hair archaeologist' who recreates hairdos from history

Mar 18th 2013, 11:00 AM 9,220 Views 11 Comments

Janet Stephens’s research takes her from museum to library – and she even learned German to study documents which helped uncover the elaborate coiffures of antiquity.

Here’s what posh Irish toilets looked like 700 years ago
# Hidden Ireland
# Hidden Ireland

Here’s what posh Irish toilets looked like 700 years ago

Mar 18th 2013, 9:15 AM 29,409 Views 44 Comments

These were the state-of-the-art toilets of the 1300s, although privacy, disposal and the danger of being caught by the wind were still a danger…

# archaeology - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

PICTURES: Remains of medieval knight found in Edinburgh car park
# Archaeology
# Archaeology

PICTURES: Remains of medieval knight found in Edinburgh car park

Mar 13th 2013, 3:32 PM 18,813 Views 32 Comments

The discovery was made during an excavation in Edinburgh’s Old Town.

# archaeology - Monday 4 February, 2013

Skeleton found under car park is King Richard III, say archaeologists
# Dem Bones Dem Bones
# Dem Bones Dem Bones

Skeleton found under car park is King Richard III, say archaeologists

Feb 4th 2013, 1:31 PM 17,551 Views 52 Comments

The announcement by researchers at the University of Leicester was met with loud cheers at a press conference this morning.

# archaeology - Friday 21 December, 2012

Top 5 heritage Irish sites to escape the apocalypse*
# Hidey Holes
# Hidey Holes

Top 5 heritage Irish sites to escape the apocalypse*

Dec 21st 2012, 6:45 AM 11,688 Views 18 Comments

*If you are reading this, it probably hasn’t happened so far this morning.

# archaeology - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Pharaonic princess's tomb found near Cairo
# Cairo
# Cairo

Pharaonic princess's tomb found near Cairo

Nov 3rd 2012, 4:45 PM 10,571 Views 8 Comments

Inscriptions on the four limestone pillars at the tomb indicate that the princess is the daughter of King Men Salbo.

# archaeology - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Bulgaria claims to find Europe's 'oldest town'
# Prehistoric
# Prehistoric

Bulgaria claims to find Europe's 'oldest town'

Nov 1st 2012, 6:28 PM 9,643 Views 14 Comments

Stone walls excavated by his team near the town of Provadia are estimated to date between 4,700 and 4,200 B.C

# archaeology - Friday 24 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?
# Heritage
# Heritage

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?

Aug 24th 2012, 12:59 PM 2,862 Views 1 Comment

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# archaeology - Thursday 23 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?
# Heritage
# Heritage

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?

Aug 23rd 2012, 11:49 AM 2,186 Views 2 Comments

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# archaeology - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?
# Heritage
# Heritage

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?

Aug 22nd 2012, 11:45 AM 2,825 Views 0 Comments

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# archaeology - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?
# Heritage
# Heritage

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?

Aug 21st 2012, 10:13 AM 3,190 Views 2 Comments

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# archaeology - Monday 20 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What's on today?
# Heritage
# Heritage

National Heritage Week: What's on today?

Aug 20th 2012, 10:13 AM 3,398 Views 1 Comment

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# archaeology - Sunday 19 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What's on today?
# Heritage Week
# Heritage Week

National Heritage Week: What's on today?

Aug 19th 2012, 7:45 AM 4,986 Views 8 Comments

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# archaeology - Saturday 18 August, 2012

National Heritage Week kicks off today with 1,550 events
# Heritage Week
# Heritage Week

National Heritage Week kicks off today with 1,550 events

Aug 18th 2012, 8:45 AM 3,625 Views 0 Comments

A record number of events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?
# Relics
# Relics

Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?

Aug 18th 2012, 8:00 AM 14,536 Views 19 Comments

From their religious classification to the clues they provide archaeologists about Ireland’s chieftains and kings, here’s your guide to Irish relics.

# archaeology - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Archaeologist brings Ireland's heritage to life in new audio guide
# Abarta
# Abarta

Archaeologist brings Ireland's heritage to life in new audio guide

Jul 15th 2012, 6:00 PM 5,479 Views 6 Comments

Irish archaeologist Neil Jackman says wanted to “create something positive” when he found himself unemployed – and so he rounded up a talented team to bring Ireland’s history to life.

# archaeology - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Work on Greek subway system uncovers 2,500-year-old road
# Greece
From The Daily Edge
# Greece

Work on Greek subway system uncovers 2,500-year-old road

Jun 26th 2012, 9:03 AM 6,871 Views 24 Comments

The subway system in Thessaloniki is already four years behind schedule – and not just because of funding problems.

# archaeology - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

In pictures: Terracotta warriors unearthed
# Warriors
# Warriors

In pictures: Terracotta warriors unearthed

Jun 12th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,946 Views 3 Comments

Over 100 ancient figures have been found at a dig at the Qin Shihuang museum site in China.

# archaeology - Friday 25 May, 2012

Archaeologists unearth treasures at Bible's Armageddon site
# Unearthed
# Unearthed

Archaeologists unearth treasures at Bible's Armageddon site

May 25th 2012, 9:24 PM 8,674 Views 22 Comments

The jewellery was discovered in a jug at the city the New Testament predicts will stage the final battle of Armageddon.

# archaeology - Saturday 12 May, 2012

‘Treasure hunters’ pillaging Egyptian artefacts
# Egypt
# Egypt

‘Treasure hunters’ pillaging Egyptian artefacts

May 12th 2012, 5:45 PM 3,489 Views 2 Comments

Thieves are taking advantage of political uncertainty and insecurity to steal valuable historic items.

# archaeology - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

What location is featured in the earliest depiction of an Irish city?
# Archaeology
# Archaeology

What location is featured in the earliest depiction of an Irish city?

Feb 14th 2012, 7:20 AM 6,664 Views 26 Comments

The original version of this charter (pictured) dates from 1372 – but what city does it represent, and who is pictured in it?

# archaeology - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Gallery: 'One of a kind' medieval house discovered in Co Clare
# Discovery
# Discovery

Gallery: 'One of a kind' medieval house discovered in Co Clare

Dec 6th 2011, 3:58 PM 4,414 Views 11 Comments

Archaeologists believe the timber-framed home is the oldest – and only – surviving example in Ireland.

# archaeology - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Hidden chambers may exist in Newgrange
# Archaeology
# Archaeology

Hidden chambers may exist in Newgrange

Oct 18th 2011, 1:31 PM 4,287 Views 11 Comments

As a new survey begins in Meath, we take a look at four other archaeological sites where unexpected discoveries have been made…

# archaeology - Saturday 15 October, 2011

Second skeleton found under Dublin street... this time a child's remains
# Bones
# Bones

Second skeleton found under Dublin street... this time a child's remains

Oct 15th 2011, 3:49 PM 2,203 Views 5 Comments

An image of the child’s skeleton has been captured as it lies. Yesterday the remains of a 17th century adult were uncovered in the same Smithfield digging site.

# archaeology - Friday 14 October, 2011

In pictures: Body from 17th century discovered in Dublin
# Skeleton
# Skeleton

In pictures: Body from 17th century discovered in Dublin

Oct 14th 2011, 9:02 PM 3,816 Views 19 Comments

The remains were unearthed by builders digging up a Smithfield street.

# archaeology - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Ireland's historic buildings could be stripped of protection in new plan
# Heritage
# Heritage

Ireland's historic buildings could be stripped of protection in new plan

Sep 15th 2011, 11:20 AM 3,011 Views 38 Comments

There will be “nothing to stop people bulldozing” sites built in the last 300 years if the proposals are carried through, an archaeologist told TheJournal.ie.

# archaeology - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

Archaeologists find new Viking site in Temple Bar
# Viking Dublin
# Viking Dublin

Archaeologists find new Viking site in Temple Bar

May 4th 2011, 3:08 PM 5,796 Views 2 Comments

More evidence of Dublin’s original inhabitants turns up at building site in Meeting House Square.

# archaeology - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Huge statue of Egyptian pharaoh unearthed in Luxor
# Pharaoh
# Pharaoh

Huge statue of Egyptian pharaoh unearthed in Luxor

Apr 26th 2011, 2:12 PM 1,391 Views 0 Comments

42-foot-tall statue originally discovered in 1928 has finally been unearthed – and archaeologists expect to find a second one nearby.

# archaeology - Thursday 7 April, 2011

Archaeologists uncover world's oldest known 'gay caveman'
# Gay Caveman
From The Daily Edge
# Gay Caveman

Archaeologists uncover world's oldest known 'gay caveman'

Apr 7th 2011, 2:29 PM 554 Views 0 Comments

A skeleton of a body that could be 5,000 years old is found in Prague – with its burial state suggesting its owner was gay.

# archaeology - Friday 25 February, 2011

New tombs found in Peruvian Andes
# Peru
# Peru

New tombs found in Peruvian Andes

Feb 25th 2011, 3:22 PM 1,521 Views 0 Comments

Find described as the most important discovery Peru has had in recent years.

# archaeology - Saturday 29 January, 2011

Two Pharaonic mummies destroyed in Egyptian protests
# Egypt
# Egypt

Two Pharaonic mummies destroyed in Egyptian protests

Jan 29th 2011, 3:47 PM 4,127 Views 0 Comments

An army unit secured the Egyptian Museum in Central Cairo, but not before two mummies are ruined, reports say.