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Three days of discussion among archaeologists studying five ancient cultures around the world kicks off with best wishes from a modern Maya leader and revelations about a strange artifact from ancient China.
This April, National Geographic explorers and other experts in five of the world’s oldest civilizations will gather in Guatemala to discuss how the past can be a window to the future.
Discover the high- and low-tech methods archaeologists are using to discover the secrets of this fabled lake shore.
Six hundred years ago the fabled Western Mongol leader Tamerlane is said to have built a fabulous palace on the shores of a lake in Kyrgyzstan. Follow along as National Geographic Archaeologist Fred Hiebert and team examine what could be its last remains.
Two of the world’s greatest scholars of Mongol history joined their collaborators NG Emerging Explorer Albert Lin and NG Archaeology Fellow Fred Hiebert in Washington, D.C. last week to discuss their findings on the cutting-edge Valley of the Khans archaeology project.
Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul opened at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art last week. Archaeologist and National Geographic Fellow Fred Hiebert helped inventory the collection (and thousands more items) after the treasures—thought to have been lost forever—were rediscovered. And he curated the magnificent traveling exhibition. I asked Fred if I could…