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Unearthed: 15th June 2013

Revealed: a lost city and a holy temple (Canberra Times)

An amazing article and video on how a team of archaeologists used LiDAR remote sensing technology to discover a lost Angkorian city and temple in Cambodia’s Phnom Kulen mountain range.

Guardians of Peru’s Treasures Stake Out Post Office to Block Smuggling (New York Times)

William Neuman learns about some of the measures Peruvian archaeologists are taking to protect their country’s cultural heritage.

Ancient Egyptian noble tombs of ‘virgin site’ looted (Ahram Online)

The Qubbet El-Hawa necropolis on Aswan’s west bank has become one of the latest Egyptian archaeological sites to be targeted by looters.

Agatha Christie: Putting the ‘Ur’ in Murder (Trowel Blazers)

Suzanne Birch writes about Agatha Christie’s archaeological adventures in the Middle East.

Top 3 reasons why an archaeologist is not (but is better than) Indiana Jones! (QTcoconut’s Diary)

Lydia Lee explains why she thinks archaeologists aren’t like Indiana Jones (or Lara Croft) but are, in fact, better equipped to deal with the past.

The Job Market (Young, Free and Museum Minded)

Angharad writes about the depressing state of the job market in the heritage sector.

Serbia: 2,500-Year-Old Tomb Discovered Near Pirot (InSerbia)

A number of Iron Age graves containing the skeletal remains of warriors have been discovered in Serbia’s Pirot region.

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About Kelly M (396 Articles)
A Gibraltarian-born blogger, gamer, and archaeology enthusiast with a passion for languages and wildlife conservation. Tweets under the username @TombRaiderArch and runs the official fansite, The Archaeology of Tomb Raider.
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