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Lasers Aid Discovery of Mayan City

Archeologists are now using laser technology, called LiDAR,┬áto help reveal cities buried under forests. In Caracol,┬áBelize archeologists have used this technique of shooting lasers from airplanes at the ground and gathering the data to create images of buildings, roads, and … Continue reading

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Illuminating Rome’s Sculptural Past, Literally

The surviving sculptures of Ancient Rome are in their own natural capacity beautiful examples of craftsmanship and aesthetic wonders. However, most surviving sculptures completely lack (though sometimes have traces of) their original painted color. Such color was no doubt essential … Continue reading

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