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10 Ancient Archaeological Sites For Your World Travel Bucket List

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. But with more and more people traveling each year, it's becoming harder and harder to find archaeological sites that aren't crowded with tourists. For that sort of exclusive experience, you have to go the extra mile. To that end, check out our guide to 10 off-the-beaten-path archaeological sites

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Medieval monastery treasures found on Meath dig

Socially distanced COVID archaeological dig turns up incredible treasures from the 13th-century Cistercian monk community from Normandy living in County Meath.

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Why archaeology is so much more than just digging - HeritageDaily - Archaeology News

It’s our experience that most people think archaeology mainly means digging in the dirt. - HeritageDaily - Archaeology News

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Time to axe the Anglo-Saxons? - Current Archaeology

Did ‘the Anglo-Saxon migrations’ take place, and were Romano-British leaders replaced by those of Germanic descent? Susan Oosthuizen’s new book, The Emergence of the English, is a call to rethink our interpretations of the 5th and 6th centuries AD, reflecting on whether many of the assumptions we make about the period are actually supported by evidence. Interpretations that cannot be upheld should be discarded, she says, and all viable alternative interpretations should be explored for the strongest arguments to be identified. Chris Catling reports.

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The newly restored dwellings of Pompeii unveiled in £3m spruce up

Over 13,000 people are believed to have visited the archaeological site of Pompeii in just two days since it re-opened thanks to a €3m restoration project.

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Eros(cupid) mosaic fish hunting in Yumurtalık Museum.Turkey

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“Amazing recreations of Viking Age burials by re-enactment group Andrimners Hemtagare!”

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Revisiting Sutton Hoo, Britain’s Mythical Ship Burial

Sam Knight writes about Sutton Hoo, an estate in Suffolk that is grounds to Europe’s largest ship burial, which ended Britain’s Dark Ages, and which, when reconsidered, points to the fluidity of the country‘s history.

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Mesolithic dig at Goldsborough, North Yorkshire | Every conceivable type of weather

◊ Results and finds updated 26 Mar 2013 Keywords | Mesolithic, Microlith, Flint, Archaeology, Excavation, North Yorkshire, Britain The final phase of the North East Yorkshire Mesolithic Project, fu…

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