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Friday, April 13
April 13, 2012

A complex of more than 50 tombs┬áranging in age from 2,000 to 800 years old was uncovered during a construction project in the eastern Anhui province of China. Some of the tombs, which were all made of brick, had been looted, but others remained intact and contained bronze mirrors, gold and silver garments, and pottery. […]

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Thursday, April 12
April 12, 2012

Akrotiri, a Minoan Bronze Age town located on the Greek island of Santorini, reopened to tourists today. The archaeological site closed after a roof covering the excavation area collapsed in 2005, killing one man and injuring six others. Last year, 12 people were put on trial, including civil engineers, architects, and construction workers who were […]

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