Wonderful AP Photos Of Archeological Significance.

by Daniel Russ on January 18, 2013

Roman Coins

 

 

Archeologists found a 1000-year-old hoard of gold coins at a famous Crusader battleground in Israel. It was the biggest collection of ancient coins discovered in the country. (Photo: Pavel Shrago, Tel Aviv University Institute of Archaeology)

 

 

Napoleonic Soldiers Receive Last Rites.

 

 

A Catholic priest blesses a grave during a burial ceremony for the remains of 110 Napoleonic soldiers who died in a major battle against the Russian army, near the of Studenka, about 100 kilometers (63 miles) east of Minsk, Belarus, Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

 

 

Medeval Scandinavian Warship

 

 

In this April 24, 2011, file photo, the royal warship Vasa is seen at the Vasamuseet museum in Stockholm. Swedish scientists said Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 that the Vasa, a 17th century warship raised nearly intact from Stockholm’s harbor to become one of the country’s top tourist attractions is deteriorating faster than expected. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden, Anders Wiklund, File)

 

Source: AP, Time, NYT

 

 

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