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  • Skeletons believed from Warsaw Ghetto uprising discovered

    December 10, 2013 | 11:40 am

    Archaeologists in Warsaw discovered fragments of two human skeletons that likely were buried there during the Polish city’s ghetto uprising.

    On Monday, archaeologists searching through the archive of the Jewish socialist party Bund in the basement of a former house on...

  • Archaeologists discover sphinx in Israel

    July 10, 2013 | 9:43 am

    Archaeologists in northern Israel discovered an Egyptian sphinx thought to date back at least three millennia.

    The sphinx was unearthed Tuesday, according to the French news agency AFP, and bears a dedication to the Egyptian ruler Mycerinus, who ruled circa 2500 BCE and built one...

  • UCLA and USC archaeologists hope preserving the Middle East’s shared past can pave way to protecting

    By Tom Tugend

    April 7, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Two unlikely peacemakers are proposing that if Israelis and Palestinians can agree on how to preserve and protect a common archaeological past, perhaps they can agree on a common future.

    If that sounds like a pipedream, teams of scientists from the two antagonistic neighbors and the...