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Today, the top three headlines are all luxurious… from Mayan chocolate to a Turkish archaeology hotel.
1) 2,500-year-old chocolate may have been used by Mayas as condiment, not just beverage:
2) Ancient ‘luxury villa’ found at Kourion:
3) A hotel? An archaeology site? Or both?:
Ancient records shed light on Italian earthquakes (Aquila area):
Video: Pictures of the Olympics through time
Kapoor’s Footprints: 230 Objects from Alleged Antiquities Trafficker Traced to Museums Around the Globe:
SIB will fight to protect 4,000-year-old burial site:
History out of shifting sands: St. Augustine’s Lighthouse Archaeological program:
New Archaeological Evidence Found in Cuban Museum: