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Rich Archaeological Finds in London Financial District

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May 23, 2013
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London's Square Mile is famed for its slick glass buildings and well-heeled workers, but below the flashy surface a world of Roman archaeological remains is being unearthed.


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London Unearthed as "Pompeii of the North"

London Unearthed as "Pompeii of the North"

Reuters (Apr. 10, 2013) — An archaeological dig in central London unearths thousands of artifacts dating from Roman times, leading some to call the city "The Pompeii of the North." Elly Park reports.
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Atlanta's Auburn Ave. Endangered Historic Place

Atlanta's Auburn Ave. Endangered Historic Place

AP (June 6, 2012) — Atlanta's Sweet Auburn district, where Martin Luther King Jr. was born and preached, is one of the National Trust for Historic Preservation 2012 endangered historic places. Much of the district was revitalized, but it could still be in jeopardy.
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Saudi Eases Access to Long Hidden Ancient Ruins

Saudi Eases Access to Long Hidden Ancient Ruins

AFP (Oct. 15, 2012) — Dating back to the second century BC, the Nabataean archaeological site, also known as Madain Saleh, has long been hidden from foreign visitors in this ultra-conservative kingdom that rarely opens up to tourists. In recent years, however, Saudis have increasingly ventured to these sites and the authorities are more tolerant of their curiosity.
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Biggest Exhibition Ever on Herod the Great Opens in Jerusalem

Biggest Exhibition Ever on Herod the Great Opens in Jerusalem

EFE (Feb. 13, 2013) — The controversial figure of Herod the Great, a cruel and lecherous king also known for the construction of colossal temples and palaces, has returned to Jerusalem as the focus of the biggest archaeological exhibition in the city's history, titled "Herod the Great: The King's Final Journey".
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