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Current World Archaeology 4 months ago
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What is it? This mid 3rd century AD semi-cylindrical shield is known as a scutum…

Current World Archaeology 5 months ago
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Life and death in a 5th-century ringfort This aerial view of the Sandby borg ringfort…

Current World Archaeology 5 months ago
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The deeds of royal dynasties presiding over Maya city-states in northern Guatemala can still be…

Current World Archaeology 5 months ago
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Current World Archaeology 5 months ago
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A century ago, 250 soldiers were buried behind enemy lines in unmarked mass graves on…

Current World Archaeology 6 months ago
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Today, Grace Bay on Providenciales is a Caribbean paradise. But just how easy was life…

Current World Archaeology 6 months ago
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The Byzantine monastery at Alahan was constructed in the 5th century AD. While long-known sites…

Current World Archaeology 6 months ago
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Algeria offers a wealth of extraordinary Roman-era sites for tourists to explore. Here is a…

Lucia Marchini 7 months ago
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Statues from ancient Delos in the site museum are joined by Antony Gormley's iron 'bodyform'…

Lucia Marchini 7 months ago
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What is it? This small Egyptian figure, carved out of red sandstone around 1800 BC,…

Current World Archaeology 7 months ago
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Survey near the town of Palpa, Peru, has revealed a wealth of geoglyphs. Are they…

Andrew Selkirk 8 months ago
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Launching the Palarq Award Such a beautiful horizon! This panorama greets visitors on the terrace…