Archaeologists

  • 1200-year-old 'tablet computer' found in ancient shipwreck 25-05-2014 05:00 PM

    Washington: Turkish archaeologists have discovered a 1,200-year-old wooden object which they claim is an ancient equivalent of a tablet computer. The device was found within the remains of one of the 37 ships unearthed in the Yenikapi area of Istanbul, the Turkish capital. Also known as Theodosius Port, it was...
  • Archaeologists use drones in Peru to map and protect sites 26-08-2013 02:18 AM

    In Peru, home to the spectacular Inca city of Machu Picchu and thousands of ancient ruins, archaeologists are turning to drones to speed up sluggish survey work and protect sites from squatters, builders and miners. Remote-controlled aircraft were developed for military purposes and are a controversial tool in US anti-terrorism...
  • Who was Mary Leakey? 06-02-2013 01:29 PM

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  • Noah's Biblical flood may have really happened: Expert 12-12-2012 01:49 PM

    Washington: The Biblical flood mentioned in the story of Noah's Ark may have actually happened, claims the famed US archaeologist who found the wreck of Titanic in 1985. In an interview to ABC News, Robert Ballard, one of the world's best-known underwater archaeologists, talked about his team investigating a controversial...
  • Google doodles Howard Carter's 138th birthday 09-05-2012 08:09 AM

    New Delhi: Wednesday's Google doodle is a collection of certain archaeological structures and celebrates the 138th birth anniversary of noted English archaeologist Howard Carter. One of the major discoveries of Howard Carter was the Egyptian tomb of Tutankhamun. The Tutankhamun pharaoh stands right at the centre of the Google doodle...
  • Skull of Mona Lisa model found? 30-05-2011 04:31 PM

    Florence: Archaeologists in Italy's Florence city have uncovered a skeleton they believe could be the 500 year-old remains of the noblewoman who is believed to have posed for Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa masterpiece. An excavation that started earlier this month of what was once the convent of Saint Orsola,...
  • First humans came out of Middle East? 29-12-2010 10:07 AM

    London: In what could change the whole picture of human evolution, archaeologists claim that modern man may have evolved in the Middle East, rather than Africa, after they discovered remains said to be 400,000 years old. A team, led by Prof Avi Gopher and Dr Ran Barkai of Tel Aviv...
  • Archaeologists unearth 2500-yr-old city in Orissa 10-02-2008 11:34 AM

    Nottingham: Alastair Cook continued to answer all those who doubt his limited overs ability with an unbeaten 95 as England thrashed Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the fourth one-day international. England's win at Trent Bridge here on Wednesday squared the five-match series at 2-2 heading into Saturday's finale at...
  • Expert discovers ancient Jewish tomb 10-05-2007 01:08 PM

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