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Archaeo News Podcast 217

Archaeo News Podcast 217 | Archaeology News | Scoop.it

Stone Pages with BAJR and Past Horizons presents the long running archaeology based podcast with the latest archaeology news, mainly related to prehistory, megalithic monuments and discoveries.

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In collaboration with Stonepages, British Archaeological Jobs Resource and Past Horizons

 

First Polynesians arrived in Tonga 2,800 years ago
Up the fjord without a paddle
Ancient Temple Found in Israel
Genetic tests prove that Oetzi was Central Europe native
An 8,500-year-old murder mystery
Excavations at the largest Neolithic site in China
‘Oldest Mayan tomb’ found in Guatemala
Stone triumphs over wind

 

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13th century cist burial at Nefyn church, North Wales

13th century cist burial at Nefyn church, North Wales | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
In 1977 this church was converted for use as a museum, focusing on the maritime heritage of Nefyn and the surrounding area. Unfortunately the museum was forced to close in 2000 but seven years late...
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Historic Scotland collections online

Historic Scotland collections online | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Historic Scotland has launched an online gallery of 400 objects, organised so that visitors can easily search by theme, date, type or property where it is housed. More than 35,000 objects housed in...
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Larkworthy Antfarm's curator insight, March 10, 4:53 PM

A goldmine of all things Scottish.

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Bronze Age burial urn returns home

Bronze Age burial urn returns home | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A surprise discovery The Bronze Age burial urn, with cremated remains were found in Clinton Lane during routine archaeological evaluations of foundation trenches being dug for a small housing devel...
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three Iron Age enclosures interpreted in Trust report

three Iron Age enclosures interpreted in Trust report | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The large excavation was conducted  in 2011 and had been subdivided it into eleven sites (A-K), the report has had to wait for the specialist reports in order to be completed. Most of the barrack b...
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BaRAS investigate a Methodist-run ragged school and soup kitchen

BaRAS investigate a Methodist-run ragged school and soup kitchen | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The site was photographically recorded by Tracey Smith prior to its conversion into flats, which retained the the important external features of this unlisted Victorian building. Initially the Plan...
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The North Roe Felsite Project

The North Roe Felsite Project | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The project’s first report (published 2014) introduced the project in general terms (aims and methodologies), and the following reports will present the results of work carried out in the field, mu...
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Small Arrows (pack of 5)

Small Arrows (pack of 5) | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Pack of 5 small black and white plastic arrows (6cm long), ideal for indoor or outdoor photography.
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An innovative method of documenting shipwrecks

An innovative method of documenting shipwrecks | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Three shipwrecks lying in the Gulf of Gdańsk have been documented in 3D. This innovative method allows underwater archaeologists to work effectively even with minimal visibility.
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UK DETECTOR NET's curator insight, January 28, 3:50 AM

Fascinating !!

SA Scuba Shack's curator insight, January 29, 10:22 AM

Love how new technology is giving us a greater reach to see things which were unavailable before.

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Exeter Roman Baths excavation plans

Exeter Roman Baths excavation plans | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Roman Baths that lay hidden near Exeter Cathedral for nearly two thousand years could be excavated and opened to the public.
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Aerial archaeology film - Is There An Archaeologist Onboard

Aerial archaeology film - Is There An Archaeologist Onboard | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
“Is There An Archaeologist Onboard” is a short film introducing the viewer to one of the most important methods of discovering the past. Archaeologist Prof. Wlodek Rączkowski and pilot-archaeologis...
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An 'ancient' treatise no older than 1904 - The Hindu

An 'ancient' treatise no older than 1904 - The Hindu | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Aircraft based on drawings and text of Vyamanika Shastra cannot fly...
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Forgotten monuments of Northern Sweden

Forgotten monuments of Northern Sweden | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Spir Mountain cairns are located near to the Swedish city of Örnsköldsvik in Norrland. These two exceptionally well preserved Early Bronze Age cairns are arguably the finest examples of this re...
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Rufford Abbey and the Antoninus pillar

Rufford Abbey and the Antoninus pillar | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Rufford Abbey is now a popular country park, visited every year by hundreds of thousands of people and a pink granite column-drum was previously thought to be a piece of landscape art, but  now bee...
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Headland unearth a potential jousting casualty at Hereford Cathedral

Headland unearth a potential jousting casualty at Hereford Cathedral | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A detailed study The detailed osteological study of over 700 individuals from excavations undertaken between 2009–2011 produced exciting glimpses into life, disease, accident and injury from the No...
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England’s Medieval immigrants

England’s Medieval immigrants | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded the three-year project directed by Professor Mark Ormrod, of the University of York’s Centre for Medieval Studies, who headed a team of resear...
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Bedlam burials - 5000 names identified

Bedlam burials - 5000 names identified | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Crossrail-led research identifies names and backgrounds of over 5,000 people buried in the infamous Bedlam burial ground A notorious criminal murdered by the mob; political activists and plague vic...
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UK DETECTOR NET's curator insight, February 17, 11:10 AM

Amazing research !!

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New Research into Pictish Painted Pebbles

New Research into Pictish Painted Pebbles | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The presumed emblematic value of quartz in prehistory may have been important in portable material culture; one suggestion is that the small decorated pebbles may have been used as charm-stones. Pa...
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New web resource detailing 1,000 years of the English language launched

New web resource detailing 1,000 years of the English language launched | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Historical Thesaurus of English is the only online resource to make every word from the last 1,000 years and its meaning available to the public and fully searchable.
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Mammoth populations were decimated by humans 30,000 years ago

Mammoth populations were decimated by humans 30,000 years ago | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Tübingen and the Senckenberg Nature Research Society say hunting by humans appears to have significantly cut mammoth populations in western Europe around 30,000 y...
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William Roy's 'Military Antiquities of the Romans in North Britain' (1793) Online

William Roy's 'Military Antiquities of the Romans in North Britain' (1793) Online | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
One of the earliest detailed descriptions of Roman antiquities in Scotland, with 51 map plates and 174 pages of supporting text. This website is a complete electronic facsimile of the original. Man...
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Roman Architecture online course

Roman Architecture online course | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
While architectural developments in Rome, Pompeii, and Central Italy are highlighted, the course also provides a survey of sites and structures in
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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 News | 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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