| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Archaeologists in Tokat, Turkey say they have discovered two dungeons where the man who inspired the story of "Dracula" may have lived, according to the Hurriyet Daily News.
The dungeons were discovered during a restoration project of the Tokat Castle...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Among the 15,400 artifacts Temple University archaeology students unearthed at Timbuctoo, N.J. — a buried village of freed and runaway slaves along Rancocas Creek — was a tiny, cast-iron buffalo.
"There was also a little gun and a wagon...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 5:19 PM
City officials on Monday seized hundreds of artifacts recovered during archaeological digs in Carroll Park from a nonprofit that had been charged with caring for the pre-Civil War items but alarmed officials by moving boxes of them to a storage locker...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 1:41 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Wesleyan University is sponsoring an archaeology fair Saturday, inviting people to learn about archaeological projects and research in Connecticut and the Northeast.
The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Exley Science...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 9:04 PM
Buried beneath the shifting sands of the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes is a story of Biblical proportions.
In 1923, legendary filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille built an epic Egyptian dreamscape on California's Central Coast for the silent black-and-white movie "The...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 10:11 AM
The scene shows a fair woman with red curls being abducted on a chariot by a determined, bearded figure. It's not a movie or TV show but an ancient mosaic that tells the story of the Greek goddess Persephone, kidnapped by Pluto and dragged against her...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Archaeologists say they’ve found the highest-known remains of Ice Age human settlements in the southern Peruvian Andes, dated to more than 12,000 years old.
The two sites, described in the journal Science, sit higher than 4,000 meters (more than...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When Fort Monroe’s Directorate of Public Works conducted the first archaeological assessment of the historic Army post in 1978, it didn’t see much potential for uncovering subterranean secrets.
Every sign of prehistoric habitation was...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Archaeologists probing for signs of a landmark Civil War refugee slave camp were digging against the odds this past May when they started peeling back the earth a few hundred yards from this historic port town’s center.
Despite its pioneering...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Gerald A. Larue — an ordained minister who became an agnostic, archeologist, religious scholar and debunker of claims such as Lazarus rising from the dead and the discovery of Noah's ark — has died. He was 98.
The longtime USC professor of...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 1:36 PM
A few years back, the transcript of an early story meeting between the creators of "Raiders of the Lost Ark" surfaced on the Internet. In it, screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan and director Steven Spielberg sit down with executive producer George Lucas, who...