A compilation of media articles on heritage topics. Obviously, these all reflect the viewpoints of the authors.
- Mexico Returns an Invaluable Archaeological Piece to the Government of Egypt
An invaluable archaeological piece from Aswan, Egypt, from the Medium Kingdom period (2055-1650 BC), was returned by the Government of Mexico to the Arab nation in a ceremony at the National Museum of Anthropology, where it was safeguarded and examined: after 4 years of research, authenticity and its illegal extraction from the country were confirmed.
- Dig at archaeological site unearths 'gay caveman'
CTV News, Canada
An intriguing find at an archaeological site in the Czech Republic has ignited a debate over whether a so-called "gay caveman" has been unearthed, more than 4,500 years after his death.
- Nazi warplane lying off UK coast is intact
A rare World War Two German bomber, shot down over the English Channel in 1940 and hidden for years by shifting sands at the bottom of the sea, is so well preserved a British museum wants to raise it.
- Pictures: 2,500-Year-Old Brain Examined
National Geographic , United States
First dug up in 2008 by archaeologists in York, England (see map), the well-preserved brain prompted experts to investigate how the tissue had stayed in such good shape.
- Peru: A future in Machu Picchu's past
The Telegraph, United Kingdom
Hiram Bingham 'discovered' Machu Picchu in 1911. A hundred years later, Christopher Heaney believes the ancient citadel is both Peru's history and its way forward.
2 May, 2011