Stones, Bones & Wrecks

While Building a House, They Dug Up a Chamber for Ancient Gods — New York Times

Ötzi the Iceman: What We Know 30 Years After His Discovery — National Geographic
[Auf Deutsch] 30 Jahre Ötzi-Fund: „Der am besten erforschte menschliche Körper der Welt“ —

She Was Buried With a Silver Crown. Was She the One Who Held Power? — New York Times

See the Fabulous Fossils Unearthed in a Garbage Dump (print — more photos) — National Geographic

The Priceless Primate Fossils Found in a Garbage Dump (digital — more words) — National Geographic

Black Death Discovery Offers Rare New Look at Plague Catastrophe — National Geographic
[Auf Deutsch] Schwarzer Tod: So traf die Pest in Europa die Landbevölkerung —

Brains Turned to Glass? Suffocated in Boathouses? Vesuvius Victims Get New Look — New York Times

A Colonial-Era Cemetery Resurfaces in Philadelphia — New York Times

Ancient Advanced Weapon Technology Theory Debunked by New Research — National Geographic
[Auf Deutsch] Qin-Dynastie: Theorie zu Chromwaffen-Technologie widerlegt —

Massive Underground City Found in Cappadocia Region of Turkey — National Geographic

Archaeologists Unearth More of a Massive Underground City — Mental Floss

Chinese Terra-cotta Warriors Had Real, and Very Carefully Made, Weapons — Washington Post

Amazing Discovery: We Have a New Human Relative — Mental Floss

Sealed Under Turkish Mud, a Well-Preserved Byzantine Chapel — New York Times

Ohio University Grapples With Case of Missing Mosaic — Al Jazeera America

Archaeologists Need Your Help to Study 100+ Graves in Philadelphia — Mental Floss

After Being Stricken by Drought, Istanbul Yields Ancient Treasure — New York Times

St. Nick’s Real Hometown Is an Ancient City in Turkey Entombed in Mud — Mental Floss

Tracing the Evolution of the Human Brain Through Casts of the Inner Skull — Mental Floss

Archaeologists Discover Tomb in Pompeii That Predates Vesuvius — Mental Floss

Explore 30,000 Years of African Rock Art — Mental Floss

Study: Neanderthal DNA Lives on in Modern Humans —Time

Integrating the Frontier: A Town Founded by a Former Slave Resurfaces in Illinois — Archaeology

The Hobbit: Out of Africa —Time

A Rich and Royal Ruin in the Heart of Hanoi — New York Times

Utah’s ‘Grand Staircase’ Leads Back in Time to Dinosaur Shangri-La — New York Times

Scientists Find Blood Cells in 75-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Bones — Mental Floss