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# archaeologists - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Archaeology firm denies workers' dispute - accuses union of 'trying to disrupt employees' lives'

The company said it is already paying staff more than the union recently agreed with another archaeology firm.

# archaeologists - Sunday 11 November, 2018

'A poorly-paid job in horrendous conditions': Archaeologists' strikes to continue as they demand better wages

The union has disputed the claim of a 65% increase in wages in the last four years, as its members’ contracts currently stipulate an hourly wage of €12.50.

# archaeologists - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Archaeologists down tools in Dublin: 'We've lost so many... we don't want to strike. We get paid very little as it is'

Unite workers for Irish Archaeology Consultancy on Aungier Street are downing tools today, and have warned of further strikes.

# archaeologists - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Centuries-old statue that guarded a hospital unearthed in ancient Cambodian temple

The statue was found 40 centimetres underground during an excavation in the Angkor complex.

# archaeologists - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Danish archaeologists uncover ringed Viking fortress for first time in 60 years

The fortress was a genuine military facility and was probably the scene of fighting as well.

# archaeologists - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Photos: Cave excavation shows flowers used in burials over 13,000 years ago

The Natufians, the first people in the world to abandon the nomadic way of life, buried their dead on beds of colourful and sweet-smelling plants.

# archaeologists - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Has a ship that disappeared in 1679 been found?

The Griffin disappeared in 1679 – but now a beam has been found that may have been part of the ship.

# archaeologists - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Thousands of ancient Roman artifacts uncovered in London City dig Pompeii Of The North This post contains images

Thousands of ancient Roman artifacts uncovered in London City dig

Archaeologists have so far discovered around 10,000 objects including writing tablets, clothing, jewellery and pottery.

# archaeologists - Friday 4 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Clue to lost colony in ancient American map LOST COLONY

Clue to lost colony in ancient American map

Too little too late for 16th century explorer who returned to find his town had upped and moved.