Archaeologists

  • 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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  • 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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