Tag Archives: archaeology

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Trypillian Threat

Politicians and oligarchs who are collecting archeological treasures in Ukraine are not only encouraging illegal excavations, they are using the objects to promote the myth of an advanced ancient culture that was the birthplace of civilization. Read More

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Descendant of the Pharaohs

Zahi Hawass, the head of Egypt’s antiquities council, is mounting a campaign to repatriate artistic icons from museums around the world. Read More

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The Mystery of Pariti

The Mystery of Pariti: A new museum on an island in Lake Titicaca raises tantalizing questions about who buried a cache of thousand-year-old ceramics there—and why. Read More