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Happy Birthday, Howard Carter

Today, one of the greatest archeologists in history would be 138 years old. Alas, he died in 1939, the Curse of Tutankhamun having passed him by completely… Why the curse? If you had to ask, please go away now and feel ashamed for yourself. Howard Carter is remembered because he …

Ancient sites spotted from space

Well, well, what can I say. This truely is a triumph for science and technology. Space science has helped archeology spot new potential sites of ancient habitation. More details in this article by the BBC. And it is not only about science: Every dig is also an adventure, every new …