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The Greatest Archaeological Discoveries of All Time [Infographic]

Engage with archaeology and geology in Ireland at Caherconnell Stone Fort. Delve into Ireland’s ancient ring forts at Caherconnell Stone Fort today

An archaeologist's field kit featuring our large side-spiral 373-MX notebook - everydaycarry.com

I'm an archaeologist by profession, and I spend my summers working on Maya archaeological sites in Central America.

Viking ring fort and settlement, the Shetland Islands, Jarlshof, Scotland. It has been described as "one of the most remarkable archaeological sites ever excavated in the British Isles". It contains remains dating from 2500 BC up to the 17th century AD.

Viking ring fort and settlement, the Shetland Islands, Jarlshof, Scotland. It has been described as "one of the most remarkable archaeological sites ever excavated in the British Isles". It contains remains dating from 2500 BCE up to the century CE.

Ancient Greek mosaic recently uncovered in Zeugma, Turkey, 2000 years old.

2,000-Year-Old Mosaics Uncovered In Turkey Before Being Lost To Flooding

Beautiful uncovered Mosaic from Greece. Zeugma (Turquia) 2000 years old Mosaic from Bri

"The reason people think they are [only] heads is there are about 150 statues buried up to the shoulders on the slope of a volcano, and these are the most famous, most beautiful and most photographed of all the Easter Island statues," Van Tilburg, who is also a fellow at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at the University of California, Los Angeles, told Life's Little Mysteries. "This suggested to people who had not seen photos of [other unearthed statues on the island] ...

"The reason people think they are [only] heads is there are about 150 statues buried up to the shoulders on the slope of a volcano, and these are the most famous, most beautiful and most photographed of all the Easter Island statues," Van Tilburg, who is

Mycenae  - Mycenae is an archaeological site in Greece, located about 90 kilometres (56 miles) southwest of Athens, in the north-eastern Peloponnese.  From the hill on which the palace was located, one can see across the Argolid to the Saronic Gulf.

Mycenae - Mycenae is an archaeological site in Greece, located about 90 kilometres miles) southwest of Athens, in the north-eastern Peloponnese. From the hill on which the palace was located, one can see across the Argolid to the Saronic Gulf.

The badass female pioneers of archaeology.         From left to right, top to bottom:       1. Gertrude Bell      2. Mary Leakey      3. Amelia Edwards      4. Dorothy Garrod      5. Mary Anning      6. Ruth Benedict      7. Gertrude Caton-Thompson      8. Hilda Petrie      9. Hetty Goldman

The badass female pioneers of archaeology, from left to right, top to bottom: Gertrude Bell Mary Leakey Amelia Edwards Dorothy Garrod Mary Anning Ruth Benedict Gertrude Caton-Thompson Hilda Petrie Hetty Goldman

Discovering Roman ruins and underwater towns in the Gulf of Naples, Cape Miseno

Discovering Roman ruins and underwater towns in the Gulf of Naples

Archaeological Dig in the Valley of the Kings- would settle for seeing the Valley of the Kings and doing an archaeological dig somewhere else.

Archaeological Dig in the Valley of the Kings- seriously one of my dreams is to go to an archaeological dig in the valley of the kings

Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble by Marilyn Johnson

Congratulations to Lisa Murray , winner of last week’s Friday Freebie contest: The Miracle Girl by Andrew Roe. This week’s book giveaway.

Eretria was an Ionian city-state of ancient Greece.  The Eretrians were located right across a narrow body of water from Athens and they were generally staunch allies of Athens.  They were also eag…

Ancient Octopus Coin

Didracma- argento - Eretria (Eubea) a.) before the Persian invasion and the battle of Marathon - E polipo/octopus - Numismatic Museum of Athens

Typically, when ancient archaeological sites get some form of development, it’s a benefit. With development comes better controlled access and funds for excavation, preservation and restoration. But it also means a lot more visitors. There’s nothing more satisfying than arriving at an ancient treasure to find few, if any other visitors there. For that sort of exclusive experience, you have to go the extra mile.  Here are ten off-the-beaten-path archaeological sites...

10 Ancient Archaeological Sites for Your World Travel Bucket List

There& nothing more satisfying than arriving at an ancient treasure to find few, if any other visitors there. For that sort of exclusive experience, you have to go the extra mile. Here are ten off-the-beaten-path archaeological sites.

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