Index of Newsbriefs
Volume 55 Number 4, July/August 2002
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Check out the latest news from ARCHAEOLOGY Online.
|In Living Color
||The world's best-preserved example of painted classical sculpture has been unveiled following a three-year-long restoration.|
|110 and Counting...
||Egypt's 110th pyramid,
possibly that of a wife of Djedefre, has been excavated.|
||A hoard of 670 fourth-century Roman coins, 56 of which are actually ancient forgeries, was found in Somerset, England.|
|Atlantis in Bolivia?
||A controversial search for "lost cities" in Bolivia will embark on the fourth phase of exploration this August.|
|Old Site, New Tricks
||Archaeologists have discovered a marble kouros at the Kerameikos cemetery outside Athens.|
|Baltic Mystery Wreck
||The Swedish navy has released footage of a spectacularly preserved eighteenth-century ship discovered during routine winter exercises in the Baltic Sea.|
||The largest Etruscan settlement ever found has been discovered in the Tuscan plain near Lake Accesa, Italy.|
|Dawn of the Domicile?
||A modest gravel rectangle unearthed in central Texas may be the earliest evidence for a man-made structure in North America.|
||Archaeologists working in Campania, Italy, have uncovered a 3,500-year-old settlement made up of small artificial islets.|
|Squeezing the Squatters
||Prosecutors began investigating Guillermo Cock's excavation in Peru after he revealed that money raised by residents to finance the dig was far greater than he originally reported.|
|Battle of the Bulge
||Two years after the Israel Antiquities Authority surveyed a bulge on the southern retaining wall of Jerusalem's, repair work has begun to prevent the partial collapse of the wall.|
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