archaeology http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22517/all en Giant human sculpture discovered at Turkish archaeological site http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/120731/giant-human-sculpture-discovered-at-turkish-archaeologica Archaelogists have uncovered a remarkable megalith sculpture in Turkey, reported Science Daily on Monday: a enormous humanoid figure that bears a certain resemblance to the iconic stone heads of Easter Island. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/120731/giant-human-sculpture-discovered-at-turkish-archaeologica" target="_blank">read more</a></p> archaeology Europe Science Turkey Tue, 31 Jul 2012 13:30:40 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5714277 at http://www.globalpost.com 2,000 year old food found off Italian coast (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120813/2000-year-old-food-found-italian-coast-video There's food you've left in the fridge too long - and then there's 2,000 year old victuals found in the sea off the coast of Genova, Italy. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120813/2000-year-old-food-found-italian-coast-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> archaeology Europe Italy Offbeat Weird Wide Web Mon, 13 Aug 2012 23:53:34 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5715971 at http://www.globalpost.com Tomb of a Mayan warrior queen: GlobalPost interviews the discoverer of the final resting place of Lady K'abel http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/121010/tomb-mayan-warrior-queen-globalpost-interviews-the-discoverer-the-final The tomb of a Classical Mayan queen has been discovered in Guatemala, in a remarkable find that sheds new light on the role of women in early Mesoamerican cultures. To find out more about the queen, known as Lady K'abel, and the findings at the El Peru-Waka archeological site, I spoke with the woman who discovered her tomb: Wooster University archaeologist and assistant professor of anthropology Olivia Navarro-Farr. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/121010/tomb-mayan-warrior-queen-globalpost-interviews-the-discoverer-the-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> archaeology history Lady K'abel Mayan Americas Science Wed, 10 Oct 2012 17:33:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5722170 at http://www.globalpost.com Immense elk-shaped geoglyph found in Russia, resembling the Nazca Lines of Peru http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/121012/immense-elk-shaped-geoglyph-found-russia-resembling-the-nazca-lines-per A giant animal-shaped "geoglyph" (enormous drawing on the earth) has been found in Russia's Ural Mountains, in a scientific discovery made with the assistance of Google Earth satellite images.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/121012/immense-elk-shaped-geoglyph-found-russia-resembling-the-nazca-lines-per" target="_blank">read more</a></p> archaeology Nazca Lines Europe Russia Science Fri, 12 Oct 2012 22:55:38 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5722476 at http://www.globalpost.com Archaeologists confirm Indian civilization is 2000 years older than previously believed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/121116/indus-civilization-2000-years-old-archaeologists <p>NEW DELHI &mdash; With debates about the true location of the cradle of civilization abounding, archaeologists have unearthed proof that ancient Indian civilizations go back much further than predicted.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/121116/indus-civilization-2000-years-old-archaeologists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> archaeology World Religion Culture & Lifestyle India Pakistan Wed, 28 Nov 2012 11:00:05 +0000 Jason Overdorf 5726279 at http://www.globalpost.com One of King Croesus's lost treasures found in Germany http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/121125/winged-seahorse-brooch-king-croesus-lost-treasure-found-germany-turkey-usak An ancient golden brooch that once belonged to King Croesus has been found in Germany, seven years after it was stolen from a museum in Turkey.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/121125/winged-seahorse-brooch-king-croesus-lost-treasure-found-germany-turkey-usak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> archaeology Germany Turkey Sun, 25 Nov 2012 20:50:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5727104 at http://www.globalpost.com