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  • Mexico archaeologists may have found 1st Pyramid of Sun offering

     
    Archaeologists in Mexico say they have found a ceremonial offering that may have been used nearly 2,000 years ago to consecrate the Pyramid of the Sun before its construction...
  • Richard III horror story: Axed in head, stabbed in rear, bones dug up

     
    This post has been updated. Please see note at the bottom for details. King Richard III has not been treated ......
  • Petroglyphs stolen from sacred eastern Sierra site recovered

     
    Petroglyph panels cut and chiseled off an eastern Sierra rock art site sacred to Native Americans have been recovered by federal investigators, U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials announced Thursday. The suspected thieves have not been identified and...
  • Lots of local Orlando music for free on Fringe outdoor stage

     
    From singer Kaleigh Baker to gypsy-rock of The Getbye, there's plenty of local music on the Outdoor Stage on the Grande Green Lawn at this year's Orlando International Fringe Festival. And the music is all free admission. There's an extensive schedule,...
  • Israeli antiquities collectors acquitted of ossuary forgery

     
    A Jerusalem court acquitted Israeli antiquities collector Oded Golan of forging a stone burial box with the inscrpition James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus."...
  • Google Street View now available for Mexico archaeological sites

     
    Google Street View now available for Mexico archaeological sites....
  • Was Mexican prison warden's kidnap retaliation for penal reforms?

     
    Three years ago, when the armed gang showed up at Cieneguillas prison, they managed to free 53 inmates -- including killers, kidnappers and drug cartel gunmen. Not a shot was fired, and the warden was arrested on suspicion that it was an inside job....
  • Search for grave of King Richard III to be extended

     
    British archaeologists searching for the grave of King Richard III are given an extra week after reporting promising findings beneath a parking lot in central England. Richard was killed in battle in 1485, but the whereabouts of the his remains have...
  • Bones found in hunt for King Richard III's remains

     
    Archaeologists digging in central England for the remains of Richard III, the king immortalized as a murderous tyrant by William Shakespeare, have found bones that in many ways match his profile –- literally....
  • Mayan 2012 Apocalypse TV programming

     
    Updated Nov. 30, 2012, 12:31pm CT Dec. 21, 2012. There hasn't been so much interest in — and, in some cases, fear over — a date since 1999 and the impending approach of Y2K. Whether or not you believe in the supposed Mayan 2012 prediction that...
  • Black-tie event celebrates history in St. Augustine

     
     Spanish music will be the soundtrack for Legado, a gala black-tie event March 23 at the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum. The event kicks off a commemoration of Spanish and American Maritime Heritage tied to St. Augustine's 450th anniversary and the...