Local News
2:50 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Archaeologists Race Against Clock To Unearth Civil War's 'Camp Asylum'

One of the holes Union officers dug for shelter.
Credit James Legg

Archaeological work requires a lot of patience. Move too fast or dig too much, and you can destroy the precious artifacts you are trying to find. In Columbia, South Carolina, archaeologists are up against a deadline and must move quickly in an effort to excavate a 150 year old Civil War POW camp.

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 am
Thu August 1, 2013

UNC Charlotte Mt. Zion Excavation

Archaeologists' uncover a Byzantine building.
Hanan Shafrir

A group of 22 UNC Charlotte students, some of them Levine scholars, participated in a restricted site excavation in Jerusalem this summer. The site is only a few hundred yards away from the room where the Last Supper is alleged to have taken place. The group has just returned to the United States and they've got big news. The archaeologists announce their discoveries and discuss what’s next, when Charlotte Talks.

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