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#Archaeology

# archaeology - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Pharaonic princess's tomb found near Cairo

Inscriptions on the four limestone pillars at the tomb indicate that the princess is the daughter of King Men Salbo.

# archaeology - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Bulgaria claims to find Europe's 'oldest town'

Stone walls excavated by his team near the town of Provadia are estimated to date between 4,700 and 4,200 B.C

# archaeology - Friday 24 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# archaeology - Thursday 23 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# archaeology - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# archaeology - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# archaeology - Monday 20 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What's on today?

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# archaeology - Sunday 19 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What's on today?

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# archaeology - Saturday 18 August, 2012

National Heritage Week kicks off today with 1,550 events

A record number of events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?

From their religious classification to the clues they provide archaeologists about Ireland’s chieftains and kings, here’s your guide to Irish relics.

# archaeology - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Archaeologist brings Ireland's heritage to life in new audio guide

Irish archaeologist Neil Jackman says wanted to “create something positive” when he found himself unemployed – and so he rounded up a talented team to bring Ireland’s history to life.

# archaeology - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Work on Greek subway system uncovers 2,500-year-old road Greece

Work on Greek subway system uncovers 2,500-year-old road

The subway system in Thessaloniki is already four years behind schedule – and not just because of funding problems.

# archaeology - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

In pictures: Terracotta warriors unearthed Warriors This post contains images

In pictures: Terracotta warriors unearthed

Over 100 ancient figures have been found at a dig at the Qin Shihuang museum site in China.

# archaeology - Friday 25 May, 2012

Archaeologists unearth treasures at Bible's Armageddon site

The jewellery was discovered in a jug at the city the New Testament predicts will stage the final battle of Armageddon.

# archaeology - Saturday 12 May, 2012

‘Treasure hunters’ pillaging Egyptian artefacts

Thieves are taking advantage of political uncertainty and insecurity to steal valuable historic items.

# archaeology - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

What location is featured in the earliest depiction of an Irish city?

The original version of this charter (pictured) dates from 1372 – but what city does it represent, and who is pictured in it?

# archaeology - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Gallery: 'One of a kind' medieval house discovered in Co Clare Discovery This post contains images

Gallery: 'One of a kind' medieval house discovered in Co Clare

Archaeologists believe the timber-framed home is the oldest – and only – surviving example in Ireland.

# archaeology - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Hidden chambers may exist in Newgrange

As a new survey begins in Meath, we take a look at four other archaeological sites where unexpected discoveries have been made…

# archaeology - Saturday 15 October, 2011

Second skeleton found under Dublin street... this time a child's remains

An image of the child’s skeleton has been captured as it lies. Yesterday the remains of a 17th century adult were uncovered in the same Smithfield digging site.

# archaeology - Friday 14 October, 2011

In pictures: Body from 17th century discovered in Dublin Skeleton This post contains images

In pictures: Body from 17th century discovered in Dublin

The remains were unearthed by builders digging up a Smithfield street.

# archaeology - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Ireland's historic buildings could be stripped of protection in new plan

There will be “nothing to stop people bulldozing” sites built in the last 300 years if the proposals are carried through, an archaeologist told TheJournal.ie.

# archaeology - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

Archaeologists find new Viking site in Temple Bar Viking Dublin This post contains images

Archaeologists find new Viking site in Temple Bar

More evidence of Dublin’s original inhabitants turns up at building site in Meeting House Square.

# archaeology - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Huge statue of Egyptian pharaoh unearthed in Luxor

42-foot-tall statue originally discovered in 1928 has finally been unearthed – and archaeologists expect to find a second one nearby.

# archaeology - Thursday 7 April, 2011

From The Daily Edge Archaeologists uncover world's oldest known 'gay caveman' Gay Caveman

Archaeologists uncover world's oldest known 'gay caveman'

A skeleton of a body that could be 5,000 years old is found in Prague – with its burial state suggesting its owner was gay.

# archaeology - Friday 25 February, 2011

New tombs found in Peruvian Andes

Find described as the most important discovery Peru has had in recent years.

The 9 at 9: Election Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: It’s polling day – we tell you where to go and what to do when you get there; department of Foreign Affairs responds to criticism of its Libya rescue effort and how a Limerick dog pulled a Lassie.

# archaeology - Saturday 29 January, 2011

Two Pharaonic mummies destroyed in Egyptian protests

An army unit secured the Egyptian Museum in Central Cairo, but not before two mummies are ruined, reports say.