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Council for British Archaeology | Organisations sought to host Community Archaeology Training Placements from September 2013

Council for British Archaeology | Organisations sought to host Community Archaeology Training Placements from September 2013 | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Council for British Archaeology will offer 12 year-long 'youth-focused' work-place learning bursaries from September 2013. Organisations from across the UK are sought to host these placements.
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​Native American burial ground, village site destroyed for luxury California homes

​Native American burial ground, village site destroyed for luxury California homes | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A 4,500-year-old Native American burial ground and village site was found in California, but the contents were eventually destroyed, reburied, and paved over for construction of multimillion-dollar homes, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
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Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage - WHBL Sheboygan

Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage - WHBL Sheboygan | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage WHBL Sheboygan Antiquities theft has flourished in Egypt in the three years of chaos since the 2011 uprising, robbing this ancient civilization of an indeterminate amount of heritage...
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Go dig or go home: Forget Indiana Jones — real archeology is sweaty, methodical, hard on the knees ... and a lot of fun

Go dig or go home: Forget Indiana Jones — real archeology is sweaty,  methodical, hard on the knees ... and a lot of fun | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
It was a hot summer morning and I had just pulled out what seemed to be like the 100th root in my little quadrant of a dig
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Epigenetic changes that distinguish us from Neanderthal and Denisovan

Epigenetic changes that distinguish us from Neanderthal and Denisovan | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Scientists have reconstructed, for the first time, the epigenome of the Neanderthal and the Denisovan in order to make a comparison with modern humans
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Drones unearth more details about ancient village in New Mexico - Colorado Springs Gazette

Drones unearth more details about ancient village in New Mexico - Colorado Springs Gazette | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
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... Blue J area in northwestern New Mexico.
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Winter storm aftermath continues to yield more artefacts

Winter storm aftermath continues to yield more artefacts | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Call for dedicated rescue fund to deal with volume of material
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Archaeologists have identified yet more historic material thrown up by the new year storms on the Atlantic seaboard, including a pink granite quern, or hand mill, estimated to be several thousand years old; several Mesolithic stone axes; a late medieval harbour; and early Christian burial grounds.

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Three restored Pompeii domus unveiled - Lyfestyle

Three restored Pompeii domus unveiled - Lyfestyle | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Culture Minister Dario Franceschini was attracting Easter visitors by inaugurating three restored
domus (houses) at the ancient archaeological site of Pompeii on Thursday.
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A taste of Bronze Age Brew

A taste of Bronze Age Brew | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A modern interpretation of Denmark's oldest known beer is now on sale at the Danish National Museum and is based on the residue analysis of a fermented drink from the Bronze Age
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British Academy fears for humanities in open access world

British Academy fears for humanities in open access world | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
RCUK rules may mean UK scholars seeking to publish abroad lose out, report warns
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Syrian War Takes Heavy Toll at a Crossroad of Cultures

Syrian War Takes Heavy Toll at a Crossroad of Cultures | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Fighting has damaged Palmyra and other archaeological sites, and made it easier for thieves to smuggle hundreds of antiquities out of the country.
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University of Sydney archaeologists study engravings at Quarantine Station, Manly

University of Sydney archaeologists study engravings at Quarantine Station, Manly | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
ARCHAEOLOGISTS are studying engravings around North Head as part of multidisciplinary research aimed at learning more about Australia’s migration history.
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Predators and Prey: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel

Predators and Prey: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
One of the oldest surviving complete Roman mosaics dating from 1,700 years ago, a spectacular discovery made in Lod in Israel, will go on show at Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire
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Iowa City applies for grant to restore historic cabins - DesMoinesRegister.com

Iowa City applies for grant to restore historic cabins - DesMoinesRegister.com | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Iowa City applies for grant to restore historic cabins
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More than a century's worth of history, dating back to the first settlers of Johnson County, can be found in the weathered oak logs of two Iowa City cabins.
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Raising the Curtain: Excavating Shakespeare’s lost playhouse

Raising the Curtain: Excavating Shakespeare’s lost playhouse | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Immortalised in Henry V as ‘this wooden O’, the Curtain Theatre in Shoreditch was home to Shakespeare’s company of players until the completion of the Globe in 1599. Yet despite staging some of the...
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Go dig or go home: Forget Indiana Jones — real archeology is sweaty ... - National Post

Go dig or go home: Forget Indiana Jones — real archeology is sweaty ... - National Post | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
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Were Ancient Romans poisoned by lead?

Were Ancient Romans poisoned by lead? | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Some historians argue that lead poisoning plagued the Roman elite with diseases such as gout, and may even have hastened the Empire's fall
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Ancient Rome's tap water heavily contaminated with lead, researchers say - The Guardian

Ancient Rome's tap water heavily contaminated with lead, researchers say - The Guardian | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
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Tap water in ancient Rome, provided by its famous aqueducts, was contaminated with up to 100 times more lead than local spring water, researchers say.
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Two Saiti tombs unearthed near Egypt's Minya - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Two Saiti tombs unearthed near Egypt's Minya - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
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A Spanish-Egyptian team has uncovered two 26th Dynasty tombs during excavation work at Al-Bahnasa archaeological site in Minya.

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Ancient Greek Beauty Tips Every Woman Should Know - Greek Reporter

Ancient Greek Beauty Tips Every Woman Should Know - Greek Reporter | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
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Ancient Greek Beauty Tips Every Woman Should Know
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Women in ancient Greece used to maintain their youth using common ingredients like milk, honey and olive oil that are at our disposal everyday.
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New chapel found at site of 'Easter' abbey - Telegraph.co.uk

New chapel found at site of 'Easter' abbey - Telegraph.co.uk | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk New chapel found at site of 'Easter' abbey Telegraph.co.uk As well as establishing that the site at the time of the meeting was far larger than originally though, the new research also provides an archaeological link to the writings...
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Ancient Roman theatre discovered in Florence - Lyfestyle

Ancient Roman theatre discovered in Florence - Lyfestyle | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Archaeologists digging up the remains of an ancient Roman theatre discovered under the Palazzo
Vecchio in Florence have found a "vomitorium" or corridor used by as many as 15,000 theatre goers in
the first and second centuries A.D., city officials say.

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Roman port of Ostia much larger than previously thought

Roman port of Ostia much larger than previously thought | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Researchers have discovered a new section of the boundary wall of the ancient Roman port of Ostia, proving the city was much larger than previously estimated
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Retired army general wants Egypt's St. Catherine's Monastery demolished - Politics - Egypt - Ahram Online

Retired army general wants Egypt's St. Catherine's Monastery demolished - Politics - Egypt - Ahram Online | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
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Ahmed Ragai Attiya says that the historic UNESCO site in South Sinai poses a threat to Egypt's national security, after the monks turned it into 'a place for foreigners'

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Doorway with Skulls

Doorway with Skulls | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Doorway with Skulls, from the Sanctuary of Roquepertuse, Gaule, La Tene II civilization (3rd-2nd century BC).
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10 Surprising History Facts That Will Warp Your Sense of Time - wunderground.com

10 Surprising History Facts That Will Warp Your Sense of Time - wunderground.com | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Humans have been fascinated by time ever since becoming aware of the regular movement of the sun and stars. Despite this obsession, our perception of time can be very inaccurate as these 10 suprising facts will show.
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