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Friday, July 31
July 31, 2009

Scientists from the University of Padua have found the Roman trade center of Altinum, considered to be the predecessor of Venice, north of the modern city. They have also determined that the Grand Canal flowed through Altinum and connected it with the lagoon. The 5,000-year-old skeleton of a man thought to have been killed in […]

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Thursday, July 30
July 30, 2009

¬†An ancient Buddhist monastery in Taxila, Pakistan, has been looted with heavy equipment, and authorities suspect that small statues of Buddha are among the stolen artifacts. Muhammad Bhadur Khan, deputy director of the federal department of archaeology and museums, said that organized criminals in league with the local police are responsible for the destruction of […]

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