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UT Classical Archaeology Research Leads to UNESCO World Heritage Site Designation

UT Classical Archaeology Research Leads to UNESCO World Heritage Site Designation

AUSTIN, Texas — After two decades of research led by a classical archaeology professor at The University of Texas at Austin, an ancient Greek settlement in southern Ukraine was granted World Heritage status by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Archaeologists unearth a graveyard of ancient shipwrecks in the Black Sea

Archaeologists unearth a graveyard of ancient shipwrecks in the Black Sea

Phantoms of the Deep: In the depths of the Black Sea lies a landscape of eternal darkness. With no light and no oxygen in the sea's anoxic layer, no life can survive, except perhaps the ghosts of ancient mariners whose ships foundered thousands of years ago.