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History of human milk consumption to be discussed at Plymouth lecture - Plymouth Herald

History of human milk consumption to be discussed at Plymouth lecture - Plymouth Herald | Ancient Archeology | Scoop.it
History of human milk consumption to be discussed at Plymouth lecture
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Biologist and archaeologist Mr Payne was English Heritage's chief scientist before his retirement.
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Ancient gladiator school discovered in Austria

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An ancient Roman gladiator school has been discovered in Austria, complete with cell blocks, a training arena and a bath complex, archaeologists say (Ancient gladiator school discovered in Austria | Fox News http://t.co/um1RnO5XSC...
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Locals discover 900-year old stone spout at Kimdol - Republica

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Locals discover 900-year old stone spout at Kimdol
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KATHMANDU, March 1: An ancient and rare stone spout has been discovered at Kimdol, Chhauni.
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Apparently, the DoA does not have any idea about what to do with the spout. Bhesh Narayan Dahal, director general at DoA, said that they do not have any plans for the spout, as of now. The Khanepani Sansthan does not want the spout at the same place. 

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Ancient Britons shunned seafood in favour of dairy - Planet Earth

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Ancient Britons shunned seafood in favour of dairy
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Not just that, but studies have revealed the presence of shells in Neolithic rubbish dumps, suggesting people did eat seafood.
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Source of Stonehenge Bluestone Rocks Identified - Yahoo News UK

Source of Stonehenge Bluestone Rocks Identified - Yahoo News UK | Ancient Archeology | Scoop.it
Headlines & Global News Source of Stonehenge Bluestone Rocks Identified Yahoo News UK "For example, if we could determine with confidence that the stones had been worked by humans in Neolithic times, then the ice-transport theory would be refuted,"...
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The Archaeology News Network: Investigating diseases in ancient ...

The Archaeology News Network: Investigating diseases in ancient ... | Ancient Archeology | Scoop.it
Arkadiusz Sołtysiak of the Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw decided to fill this gap and collected all previously published reports of anthropologists who examined human remains in the area of Mesopotamia.
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After years and years of major research in Mesopotamia, scientists still don't know much about the diseases that plagued the people of the most famous kingdoms of the ancient world. They have found a skeleton with the left leg amputated. By looking at this body they are trying to study why the leg need to be cut off.

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Clovis genome settles debate on indigenous American lineage ...

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Nearly 50 years of archaeological research point to the Clovis complex as having developed south of the North American ice sheets from an ancestral technology. However, both the origins and the genetic legacy of the ...
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Prehistoric Archaeology Blog: Archaeologists and chemists trace ...

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Archaeologists and chemists trace diets of ancient Britain. The change by our ancestors from hunter-gathers to farmers is one of the most intensively researched aspects of archaeology. ...
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Ancient and modern cities follow same development rules

Ancient and modern cities follow same development rules | Ancient Archeology | Scoop.it
Recently derived equations that describe development patterns in modern urban areas appear to work equally well to describe ancient cities (Ancient and modern cities follow same development rules - Past Horizons Archaeology News…
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New discovery of these ancient cities suggests that there is a level in which every human society is actually much alike. They look at the mathematical models and archaeological data as a guide for archaeologists to understand the past. Scientists basically say that no matter the time period structures are relatively the same.  

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Domesticated Camels Came to Israel in 930 BC, Centuries Later Than Bible Says - National Geographic

Domesticated Camels Came to Israel in 930 BC, Centuries Later Than Bible Says - National Geographic | Ancient Archeology | Scoop.it
National Geographic Domesticated Camels Came to Israel in 930 BC, Centuries Later Than Bible Says National Geographic Archaeological excavations in the Aravah Valley have turned up bones of camels from earlier periods, perhaps even before the start...
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Ancient DNA reveals Ice Age diet (ScienceAlert)

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Prehistoric DNA has provided insight into the diets of ancient Arctic megafauna, and the vegetation changes during the last Ice Age.
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Scientists have uncovered that vegetarianism existed during and after the Ice Age that caused the extinction of the Woolly Mammoth. The extreme cold caused a decrease in natural resources that were vital to these animals source of survival.   

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British scientists discover 800000-year-old footprints - The Voice of Russia

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Telegraph.co.uk British scientists discover 800000-year-old footprints The Voice of Russia Archaeologists have discovered human footprints in England that are between 800,000 and one million years old - the most ancient found outside Africa, and...
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Scientists uncovered foot prints in mud that links back to the earliest human relatives. It gives them a better understanding who these people were and the closest we can get to seeing them. These footprints began further study into the history behind these people. 

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Sindh Festival commences today in Mohenjo-Daro despite reservations - News Tribe

Sindh Festival commences today in Mohenjo-Daro despite reservations - News Tribe | Ancient Archeology | Scoop.it
News Tribe Sindh Festival commences today in Mohenjo-Daro despite reservations News Tribe Organisers and Sindh government assured the people of Sindh to maintain the integrity of the ancient ruins at Moen-Jo-Daro, during the festival which will...
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College Finds Ancient Documents in Library - NBC News

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Egyptian writings, some thousands of years old, are discovered at Luther College in Iowa. KWWL's Michael Crowe reports. - NBC News (Archeology magazine FB page, printed on USA today, local nbc news, and now natl nbc news!
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Unearthing a Roman road - Carmarthen Journal

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Carmarthen Journal
Unearthing a Roman road
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PREHISTORIC flint, a Roman road and Bronze Age ditches are among the finds of an archaeological dig at the new Ysgol Bro Dinefwr site at Llandeilo.
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So far the team has excavated parts of a Roman road that ran across the site, two Bronze Age ring ditches, and a range of Neolithic post-holes and various other ditches and pits. A Prehistoric flint scatter has also been recorded in one area of the site, suggesting the possibility of prehistoric activity there.

 

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Major plan to look down under - Calcutta Telegraph

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Major plan to look down under
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Most of them date back to the Neolithic and Chalcolithic age,” said Dillip Kumar Khamari, superintending archaeologist, excavation branch, Bhubaneswar.
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The archaeologists also began an exploration last year at Anlajodi in Puri district and Deltihuda in Cuttack district. Here, they found terracotta and pottery fragments. Though at first look, the findings appear to be from an ancient era, further study will help gather more information.

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Ancient Mayan Pyramid Destroyed in Belize

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An archeological group says it plans to take legal action after road crews destroyed a pyramid at a site called Nohmul.
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Oldest Rock Speck Zeros In On Earth's Cooling Date - Discovery News

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Oldest Rock Speck Zeros In On Earth's Cooling Date
Discovery News
Previous dating of the ancient Jack Hills zircons about ten years ago had arrived at ages of about 4.4 billion years, Valley explained.
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Researchers are useing a new technique to count individual atoms in the grain of rock. Previous dating of the ancient Jack Hills zircons about ten years ago had arrived at ages of about 4.4 billion years, but doubts have come about whether some of the atomic elements used for the dating had moved about in the crystals and thrown off the age by a few hundred million years.

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Oldest stegosaurus skeleton to be shown in Krasnoyarsk

Oldest stegosaurus skeleton to be shown in Krasnoyarsk | Ancient Archeology | Scoop.it
An ancient stegosaurus skeleton will be displayed at the Krasnoyarsk Local History Museum.
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The oldest stegosaurus skeleton ever found was discovered ten years ago by palaeontologist Sergei Krasnolutsky in a coal mine near the town of Sharypovo in the Krasnoyarsk Territory. Not all the stegosaurus bones were found, which is why missing triangular plates on the stegosaurus’ back, some leg bones and the skull had to be restored from plastic for the exposition.

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Ancient Egyptian School's Walls Bear Greek Texts, Graffiti, & Reference To ... - Huffington Post

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Satellite Images Could Show 'Lost Pyramids'.
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For what they were... we are: Neolithic peoples from Britain and ...

For what they were... we are: Neolithic peoples from Britain and ... | Ancient Archeology | Scoop.it
An interesting possibility is opened by another recent study, not at all genetic in nature but rather bio-archaeological: Lucy J. E. Cramp et al., ...
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Scientists are discovering that people during the Neolithic area from Britain and Ireland rarely ate any fish and mostly dairy. This showed that there was a lack of farming and an increase in the amount of fish. This led to new questions of who the Neolithic People are and what they were doing.

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German archaeologists in Egypt discover missing pieces of ancient statues

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CAIRO - The Egyptian minister of antiquities says that a team of German archaeologists has discovered missing pieces belonging to the famed Colossi of Memnon. The statues, dating to roughly 1350 BC, were damaged in an earthquake during the Roman era.
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Neolithic axe head found in field near Caistor is 4000 years old - Grimsby Telegraph

Neolithic axe head found in field near Caistor is 4000 years old - Grimsby Telegraph | Ancient Archeology | Scoop.it
Grimsby Telegraph Neolithic axe head found in field near Caistor is 4000 years old Grimsby Telegraph Ancient discoveries: Lincolnshire finds officer Adam Daubney says the large number of finds reported in Lincolnshire highlights just how rich our...
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Ancient tomb discovered in Egyptian northern province - Saudi Gazette

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Ancient tomb discovered in Egyptian northern province
Saudi Gazette
The finding was discovered during excavation work at the Tel Tabla archeological site in northeastern Cairo.
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Earliest Camel Bones Contradict Bible, Archaeologists Say - Nature World News

Earliest Camel Bones Contradict Bible, Archaeologists Say - Nature World News | Ancient Archeology | Scoop.it
Nature World News Earliest Camel Bones Contradict Bible, Archaeologists Say Nature World News Now, Erez Ben-Yosef and Lidar Sapir-Hen of Tel Aviv University's Department of Archaeology and Near Eastern Cultures report that the arrival of the...
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