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13 Nov
The room containing three beds and one window was excavated in a villa buried by the 79 A.D. volcanic eruption. Officials say it offers "a very rare insight into the daily life of slaves" in the ancient city.
14 Oct
Israeli archaeologists uncover a Byzantine-era, industrial-scale wine complex which produced some two million litres of the drink annually. The facility in Yavne, south of Tel Aviv that was a Jewish settlement during biblical times and a key city after the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD.
28 Feb
An ancient brewery found in Egypt suggests that tears were not the only thing to flow at royal funerals of the time. The find is the most recent announced by the country in an apparent bid to lure back tourists.
24 Jan
It's thought that as many as 20,000 shipwrecks litter the floor of the Baltic sea, offering key clues about the region's history. Along Sweden's eastern coast, one team of archaeologists undertaking research for a new museum about shipwrecks has noticed signs of looting on historically unique sites, and is racing to protect them from further interference.
7 Oct 2019
A 5,000-year-old city found north of Tel Aviv points to sophisticated urban planning taking place earlier than previously thought. Israel's Antiquities Authority has called it the "New York of the early Bronze Age."
5 Aug 2019
At team of archaeologists are diligently working on restoring Tutankhamun's sarcophagus, putting their work-in-progress on display in Cairo. It's the first restoration of the coffin since it was discovered in 1922.
12 Apr 2019
Archaeologists have found a jar of eggs in a tomb dating back 2500 years in eastern China.In the video, filmed in Changzhou City in Jiangsu Province on March 25, a jar of around 20 eggs was found buried in a tomb by archaeologists, along with various cookware items from the country's Spring and Autumn period (770-476BC) .
30 Jan 2019
The stone settlement of Kweneng used to exist on the outskirts of Johannesburg. Now, thanks to technology, archaeologists are being able to reconstruct the lost city.
4 Feb 2018
Archaeologists in Peru have unearthed three 19th century mummies of Chinese immigrants buried 3.2 feet deep in the Lima district of Carabayllo.
21 Oct 2017
More than 70 years after the end of World War Two, Archaeologists at the Gross-Rosen camp in Poland have uncovered a mass grave.

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