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S.Korea's Former Miners Dig Up Nation Building Past

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January 3, 2014
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Fifty years ago, several hundred South Koreans went to work in German mines -- the first wave of a flood of Korean migrants whose remittances helped jumpstart one of the great economic miracles of the modern age.


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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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Unique Egyptian Sphinx Unearthed in North Israel

Unique Egyptian Sphinx Unearthed in North Israel

AFP (July 9, 2013) — Part of an ancient Egyptian king's unique sphinx was unveiled at a dig in northern Israel on Tuesday, with researchers struggling to understand just how the unexpected find ended up there. The broken granite sphinx statue -- including the paws and some of the mythical creature's forearms -- displayed at Tel Hazor archaeological site in Israel's Galilee, is the first such find in the region.
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Pope Francis Reveals Bones Believed to Be St. Peter's

Pope Francis Reveals Bones Believed to Be St. Peter's

Newsy (Nov. 24, 2013) — The historic move comes almost 75 years after the remains were first dug up during an archaeological dig at St. Peter's Basilica.
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Mammoth Fossils Found by Accident in Construction Site

Mammoth Fossils Found by Accident in Construction Site

AP (Feb. 14, 2014) — A construction site in downtown Seattle has turned into the site of an archaeological dig after workers uncovered the tusk of a woolly mammoth believed to be at least 20 thousand years old. (Feb. 14) Video provided by AP
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