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  • Replacing carpet at Jerusalem shrine reveals religious rift

    It began as a routine remodeling project: Muslim authorities replacing an old carpet worn thin by masses of worshippers at the Dome of the Rock, the iconic, gold-topped shrine that overlooks the Old City of Jerusalem.
  • Retired state archaeologist shares some strange and unusual aspects of his job

    Nicholas Bellantoni, Ph.D., has had quite his share of strange and unusual experiences in his 27 years on the job. On Thursday, April 16, in a lively presentation at the Stafford Public Library, the recently retired Connecticut state archaeologist...

    VU students, faculty arrange to have ancient tablets returned to Turkey

    VU students, faculty arrange to have ancient tablets returned to Turkey
    Pieces of ancient history are on a journey home thanks to the work of students and faculty at Valparaiso University. Turkish dignitaries were present at the university's Art Student Exhibition in the Brauer Museum of Art to sign a Memorandum of...

    Archaeological dig returning to Colonial-era battleground

    An archaeology project will return this summer to a Colonial-era battlefield in upstate New York that has already yielded thousands of artifacts. SUNY Adirondack's archaeology field school will return to the Lake George Battlefield Park beginning July...

    Dig unearths truth behind Park Ridge 'burial mound'

    Dig unearths truth behind Park Ridge 'burial mound'
    The plot of slightly raised earth in a Park Ridge backyard produced a bit of curiosity over the years. To many, it probably didn't look like much of anything: just a mound of dirt on which three tall fir trees stood behind a 1920s-era house in the...