Tagged With "archeology"
Re: Trabzon, Turkey: Ancient History, Modern Life
Excellent coverage of a Black Sea treasure. Enjoyed the photos and your superb recommendations on this visit.
Trabzon, Turkey: Ancient History, Modern Life
Lester shares a visit to the ancient city of Trabzon, exploring its history and sights.
Danish sea monster on display in Swedish museum
Swedish divers have hauled up a monster (or a grinning dog if you see it that way) once intended to impress or frighten enemy sailors facing a warship built in the late 1400s for King Hans of Denmark. The ship sank after a fire near the Swedish...
What a souvenir: Hiker finds 1200-year-old sword
A Norwegian hiker who found a sword while traveling the ancient route between Norway's east and west has now been told that it's about 1200 years old. His find will now lead to more exploration in the area. The sword, about 30" in length, was...
Italy accused of 'fake' restoration in Roman Forum
The scene of the crime, so to speak: The Roman Forum with worksite Photo: Corriere della Sera Hot words are flying over use of "inappropriate" materials in a project to restore a 2000-year-old monument that's part of the Forum in...
150 Million Year Old Dino Goes to Denmark
A full skeleton of a Diplodocus dinosaur was auctioned in Britain, It was bought by the Natural History Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark for $630,000 USD. The very rare skeleton, nicknamed Misty, was found in...