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Archaeology

ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS

Israeli dig unearths large trove of early Islamic gold coins

August 24, 2020 2:16 pm

The discovery was among the largest caches of ancient coins found in Israel.

Sixteen-member Lankan team visits Pune to take archaeology lessons

September 18, 2018 1:55 am

Chathurini is among the 14 students and two faculty members from the Lankan university, who are on a two-week training hosted by Deccan College in the city.

Scientists found 3200-year-old cheese in Egypt, but eating it might kill you

October 04, 2018 4:32 pm

A team of scientists, led by University of Catania and Cairo University archaeologist Enrico Greco, dug out cheese that was tucked away for 3200 years in the tomb of an ancient Egyptian Ptahmes, who was the mayor of Memphis back in the 13th century BCE.

Before the dawn

June 10, 2017 12:33 am

The finding of sophisticated stone tools and human remains in Morocco could spark a reappraisal of the history of the race

This archaeological discovery proves how chilled out our ancestors were

May 09, 2016 9:49 am

Turkish archaeologists have unearthed an ancient mosaic showing a skeleton chilling with a glass of wine.

Take Heritage for a Ride: A new mobile app lists Delhi museums

September 01, 2014 1:57 pm

A new mobile app brings us closer to our rich heritage by collating a list of museums in the city

In Siberia,hand-holding couples' skeletons found in Bronze Age tombs

January 01, 2014 4:23 pm

Archaeologists are hoping modern techniques of analyses throw light on the mystery.

The Time-Machine

October 14, 2013 12:12 am

A renowned name in the field of archaeology and excavation,80-year-old Dr G B Deglurkar,who was recently felicitated for his contribution to the field,recollects his journey so far.

State govt draws flak for ‘turning blind eye’ to heritage

September 30, 2013 1:05 am

Headed by former director-general of archaeology,D N Mandlekar,the heritage committee has 11 members,which include prominent architects,historians and conservationists.

Once Upon a Time

June 03, 2013 2:25 am

Rakhigarhi,a tiny village located on the Jin-Naraund-Hansi road in district Hissar,Haryana,holds the secrets of an ancient civilisation.