Archaeology in the News

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Here are some links to recent news from the world of archaeology.

Unesco rejects Palestinian heritage proposal

Israel and Palestine: who owns what? While officials squabble over heritage sites, non-government experts are working behind the scenes to propose solutions

Egyptian pyramids found by infra-red satellite images

More than a thousand years ago, an adult and three small children were buried high atop Huaca Pucllana, a ceremonial complex in the center of what is now the modern city of Lima, Peru.

Ancient settlement of Dian Culture found in Yunnan

New power elite emerged in medieval Iceland as the island became Norwegian

Mayan Funerary Offering Found Inside Mexican Sinkhole Cave

NY historians find new, peaceful gravesite for mysterious leather-clad wanderer from 1800s

After years of protests, the asphalt at a parking lot at Virginia Commonwealth University will be removed in order to reclaim the site as a cemetery for slaves and free African Americans.

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