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£1 million bid to 'Build' a pharaoh's tomb in Bolton.

£1 million bid to 'Build' a pharaoh's tomb in Bolton. | Archaeology | Scoop.it

BOLTON Museum could become a global attraction after unveiling ambitious plans to house a full-scale reconstruction of the tomb of a great Egyptian Pharaoh.


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Mick Aston fans launch £20,000 fundraiser in bid for Channel 4 Time Team tribute dig | Culture24

Mick Aston fans launch £20,000 fundraiser in bid for Channel 4 Time Team tribute dig | Culture24 | Archaeology | Scoop.it
Organisers say they have the backing of former presenters Mary-Ann Ochota and Carenza Lewis as a new fundraising page aims to persuade commissioners with cash.
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Ancient Underwater Forest Discovered

Ancient Underwater Forest Discovered | Archaeology | Scoop.it
What's it like to discover a prehistoric forest--one that's been hidden under water for thousands of years?

Dawn Watson knows first-hand. The 45-year-old scuba diver was exploring the waters off a tiny village near Holt along England's eastern co...
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Dark Age cemetery, dog bones, cremations and central-heated Roman villa found on huge Somerset archaeological site | Culture24

Dark Age cemetery, dog bones, cremations and central-heated Roman villa found on huge Somerset archaeological site | Culture24 | Archaeology | Scoop.it
A decapitated female and a Roman villa heated by a hypocaust system are among the finds at Hinkley Point, where a power station will be built across a space the size of 160 football pitches.
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The Archaeology News Network: Rare mural paintings found in Yuan Dynasty tomb

The Archaeology News Network: Rare mural paintings found in Yuan Dynasty tomb | Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Elaborately depicted murals created during the Yuan dynasty, some 700 years ago, have been found in a tomb in Hengshan county, north Shanxi province


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MAXICULTURE boosts initiatives in digital culture - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

MAXICULTURE boosts initiatives in digital culture - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News | Archaeology | Scoop.it
Digital technologies provide a unique opportunity to preserve, access and spread our cultural heritage. But what are their socio-economic and technological impacts?
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The Archaeology News Network: 35,000-year-old skeleton to return to Egypt#.VL4VSnwcTIU

The Archaeology News Network: 35,000-year-old skeleton to return to Egypt#.VL4VSnwcTIU | Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Lambayeque to invest US$ 1.71 million to archaeology - Peru this Week

Lambayeque to invest US$ 1.71 million to archaeology - Peru this Week | Archaeology | Scoop.it
The region has 11 archaeological sites full of mystery and beauty.

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Good to see investment

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Neanderthals knew how to work bone for tool use 55,000 years ago

Neanderthals knew how to work bone for tool use 55,000 years ago | Archaeology | Scoop.it
A multi-purpose bone tool dating from the Neanderthal era has been discovered by University of Montreal researchers, throwing into question our current understanding of the evolution of human behav...

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The Archaeology News Network: Ancient Egyptian fortress unearthed in Sinai

The Archaeology News Network: Ancient Egyptian fortress unearthed in Sinai | Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Photographer says Neolithic Scottish monuments "speak directly to us" ahead of exhibition | Culture24

Photographer says Neolithic Scottish monuments "speak directly to us" ahead of exhibition | Culture24 | Archaeology | Scoop.it
Prolific landscape photographer David Paterson says his pictures of Scotland's Neolithic stones represent "a search for meaning and spirituality" through the ages.
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Renaissance-Era Italian Warlord Was Poisoned, Mummy Reveals

Renaissance-Era Italian Warlord Was Poisoned, Mummy Reveals | Archaeology | Scoop.it
An Italian warlord who suddenly dropped dead in 1329 was poisoned, a mummy autopsy reveals. Scientists found deadly traces of the toxic plant digitalis, or foxglove, in his system.
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Atlantis' Legendary Metal Found in Shipwreck : DNews

Atlantis' Legendary Metal Found in Shipwreck : DNews | Archaeology | Scoop.it
Divers find nearly 40 metal ingots from a shipwreck off the coast of Sicily that was lost in the sixth century.
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Golden Fleece hunted by mythological hero Jason was real

Golden Fleece hunted by mythological hero Jason was real | Archaeology | Scoop.it
Scientists from Ilia State University, Georgia, claim that villagers in the Svaneti region of modern Georgia used fleece to help them extract gold and some still do it today
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Easter Island mystery - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

Easter Island mystery - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News | Archaeology | Scoop.it
Long before the Europeans arrived on Easter Island in 1722, the native Polynesian culture known as Rapa Nui showed signs of demographic decline.
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Petrie's Pots: What one pot can tell us about Egypt, Flinders Petrie and archaeology | Culture24

Petrie's Pots: What one pot can tell us about Egypt, Flinders Petrie and archaeology | Culture24 | Archaeology | Scoop.it
How much can a simple pot tell us about prehistoric Egypt? A trip to the Petrie Museum reveals why pots are such a big deal in archaeology.
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Tomb of Huy, ruler of Nubia under Tutankhamun, to be opened to the public

Tomb of Huy, ruler of Nubia under Tutankhamun, to be opened to the public | Archaeology | Scoop.it
The tomb of Amenhotep Huy, ruler of Lower Nubia Kush under king Tutankhamun, is to be opened to the public for the first time following extensive restorations.  The tomb is famous for its spectac

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Mystery Tomb Just Got A Lot More Mysterious

Mystery Tomb Just Got A Lot More Mysterious | Archaeology | Scoop.it
A lavish ancient tomb in northeastern Greece is a lot more crowded than previously thought.

The three-chamber tomb, which dates back to the 4th Century B.C. and the reign of Alexander the Great, was unearthed in Amphipolis last August. One person'...
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Archaeologists enter "virgin territory" with dig of living quarters at Shakespeare's Birthplace | Culture24

Archaeologists enter "virgin territory" with dig of living quarters at Shakespeare's Birthplace | Culture24 | Archaeology | Scoop.it
Archaeologists who won planning permission to begin a dig at New Place, at Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, expect the excavation to take four weeks when it begins on Wednesday.
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The Archaeology News Network: Ancient Greek physicians invented the Mediterranean diet#.VLy7-3wcTIU

The Archaeology News Network: Ancient Greek physicians invented the Mediterranean diet#.VLy7-3wcTIU | Archaeology | Scoop.it
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The Archaeology News Network: Bronze figure of Silenus found on Danish island

The Archaeology News Network: Bronze figure of Silenus found on Danish island | Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Archaeologists make unique discoveries in Egypt - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

Archaeologists make unique discoveries in Egypt  - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News | Archaeology | Scoop.it
A team of archaeologists in Egypt has made a number of exceptional discoveries, including a stela – a relief design carved into a stone wall – with what are believed to be 2500-year-old inscriptions.
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Irina Miroshnikova's curator insight, January 18, 3:31 AM

Интересно, сколько ещё тайн спрятано от современного человечества?

 

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The Oldest Chinese Bone Acheulean Handaxe Has Been Found - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

The Oldest Chinese Bone Acheulean Handaxe Has Been Found - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News | Archaeology | Scoop.it
The municipality of Chongqing, southwestern China appears to have been a very active area archaeological and zoologically, during the Pleistocene.
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"Breathtakingly rare" late Middle Age feasting cup and chalice to go on national tour | Culture24

"Breathtakingly rare" late Middle Age feasting cup and chalice to go on national tour | Culture24 | Archaeology | Scoop.it
Known as the Lacock Cup, a feasting cup made out of a kilogram of silver for a high-ranking 15th century nobleman is about to begin its tour from the British Museum in Salisbury.
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The crowd-sourcing web project bringing amateur and professional archaeologists together | Culture24

The crowd-sourcing web project bringing amateur and professional archaeologists together | Culture24 | Archaeology | Scoop.it
The British Museum and UCL have teamed up to create a crowd-sourcing web platform called Micropasts, which allows amateur and professional archaeologists to work together on archaeological data projects.
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