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Excavations (Archaeology)

Pay Dirt

From messages written on birch-bark scrolls between the eleventh and fifteenth centuries in Old Novgorodian, a precursor of Russian. A cache of scrolls, preserved for centuries in mud, was found…

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The mummy’s curse

An archaeological dispute

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The lost buddhas of Bamiyan

Picking up the pieces in Afghanistan

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