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Great Wall survey completed after 21,000km

Great Wall survey completed after 21,000km | Archaeology News | Scoop.it

An archaeological survey that has been ongoing since 2007 has revealed it’s findings on the true length and condition of China’s Great Wall...

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ARCHAEOLOGY - Hittite tablet to be deciphered with 3D

ARCHAEOLOGY - Hittite tablet to be deciphered with 3D | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A tablet found on a rock during excavations in Hattusa, the capital of the Hittite civilization in the central Anatolian province of Çorum, will be deciphered with a 3D scanning system.
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ARCHITECTURAL IDENTITY

ARCHITECTURAL IDENTITY | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Medieaval cities and traditional villages, white houses bleached by the sun and formidable castles (ARCHITECTURAL IDENTITY http://t.co/XjZREjhdle)
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Marine hunter-gatherer with early Southern African lineage

Marine hunter-gatherer with early Southern African lineage | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
What can DNA from the skeleton of a man who lived 2,330 years ago in the southernmost tip of Africa tell us about ourselves as humans?
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Digital Archaeology changes exploration of the past

Digital Archaeology changes exploration of the past | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
An archaeologist in the Department of Art History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is exploring the past using the tools of the 21st century.
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ARCHAEOLOGY - Hadrianopolis Church mosaics to open to visitors after for years of restoration

ARCHAEOLOGY - Hadrianopolis Church mosaics to open to visitors after for years of restoration | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The mosaics are considered as magnificent as those in Gaziantep’s ancient city of Zeugma (Hadrianopolis mosaics to open to visitors after years of restoration http://t.co/t7WB3h5b9a
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Oral history project celebrates Roman Temple of Mithras

Oral history project celebrates Roman Temple of Mithras | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
This September marks sixty years since the discovery of the Roman Temple of Mithras in London. To capture this historic event an oral history project is being undertaken
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Welsh History Month: The legends around the ancient monument of Arthur's Stone - WalesOnline (blog)

Welsh History Month: The legends around the ancient monument of Arthur's Stone - WalesOnline (blog) | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
WalesOnline (blog) Welsh History Month: The legends around the ancient monument of Arthur's Stone WalesOnline (blog) Picture 6: In the 1500s Arthur's Stone was ranked with Stonehenge and Silbury Hill as one of the three greatest achievements in...
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Poetry meets archaeology - School of European Culture and Languages - University of Kent

Poetry meets archaeology - School of European Culture and Languages - University of Kent | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
This is the 'Poetry meets archaeology' page on the 'School of European Culture and Languages' website at the 'University of Kent'.
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Neolithic necropolis contains twenty monumental tombs

Neolithic necropolis contains twenty monumental tombs | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A site at Fleury-sur-Orne in northwestern France, has revealed an important Middle Neolithic (4500 BC) necropolis containing twenty monuments
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3,300-year-old 'Titanic of the Med' gives invaluable clues to Mideast's past - Archaeology

3,300-year-old 'Titanic of the Med' gives invaluable clues to Mideast's past - Archaeology | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Uluburun Shipwreck is at the center of a study of five wrecks by Tel Aviv University's Yuval Goren. Where did the Ulubrun come from? And where was it headed?
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Szkielet, wiadro i czarka - kolejne znaleziska w Weklicach

Szkielet, wiadro i czarka - kolejne znaleziska w Weklicach | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
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Between the rails in Montpellier

Between the rails in Montpellier | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
As part of the construction of a new tram line in Montpellier, southern France, archaeologists were able to uncover fragments of the medieval past
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3,000-Year-Old Golden Bowl Hides a Grisly Archaeological Tale

3,000-Year-Old Golden Bowl Hides a Grisly Archaeological Tale | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A famous golden bowl discovered in Iran may have been crushed in the ruins of an Iron Age citadel as enemy soldiers plunged to their deaths while trying to run off with looted treasures, according to a new interpretation.
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Medieval Friary Excavated in Scotland - Archaeology

Medieval Friary Excavated in Scotland - Archaeology | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
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STIRLING, SCOTLAND—A thirteenth-century Dominican friary that was destroyed during the Reformation in 1559 is being excavated by a team from GUARD Archaeology.
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Ancient swordsman's grave could hold many more secrets - YLE News

Ancient swordsman's grave could hold many more secrets - YLE News | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
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Ancient swordsman's grave could hold many more secrets
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Archaeologists now believe the site in Janakkala, southern Finland, where a remarkable medieval warrior was discovered last year could be an ancient burial ground or settlement.
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The Seaton Down Hoard: Amateur metal detector uncovers 22,000 Roman coins

The Seaton Down Hoard: Amateur metal detector uncovers 22,000 Roman coins | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
An East Devon metal detector enthusiast has stumbled upon one of the largest hoards of Roman coins ever found in Britain, prompting a local museum to launch a campaign to buy the “remarkable” collection for the nation.
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Joy Kinley's curator insight, September 29, 10:00 AM

Imagine finding this in your backyard.  What I think is interesting is the value this large amount of coins would not have been that valuble during the time but now are worth considerably more.

Télécours Formation's curator insight, Today, 5:34 AM

Monnaies romaines...

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Fantastically Wrong: Europe's Insane History of Putting Animals on Trial and ... - Wired

Fantastically Wrong: Europe's Insane History of Putting Animals on Trial and ... - Wired | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
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Mesolithic sanctuary reveals constellation riddle

Mesolithic sanctuary reveals constellation riddle | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Evidence for ritual and possible astronomical practices during the Mesolithic period, 9000 years ago, has been uncovered in Poland
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Archaeologists return to shipwreck where 2200-year-old Antikythera mechanism ... - Daily Mail

Archaeologists return to shipwreck where 2200-year-old Antikythera mechanism ... - Daily Mail | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Archaeologists return to shipwreck where 2200-year-old Antikythera mechanism ...
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Roman fort discovered in Gernsheim

Roman fort discovered in Gernsheim | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Archaeologists found two V-shaped ditches, and the post holes of a wooden defensive tower as well as other evidence from the time after the fort was abandoned
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New bog body discovered in Meath

New bog body discovered in Meath | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A new, partially intact bog body has been discovered by Bord na Mona workers in Co Meath.
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Time Team Reports | Wessex Archaeology

Time Team Reports | Wessex Archaeology | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Wessex Archaeology have offices in Salisbury, Sheffield, Rochester and Edinburgh. We are one of the UK's largest heritage practices.
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Time Team reports produced by Wessex Archaeology will be listed here as they become available.

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Rubicon Photo of the Week: The Glamorous Life of An Archaeologist

Rubicon Photo of the Week: The Glamorous Life of An Archaeologist | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Rubicon Photo of the Week: The Glamorous Life of An Archaeologist http://t.co/hNTO3oZyai
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Week 11: Sue Greaney

Here are my choices for Desert Island archaeology books - you can tell I'm hoping that it'll be quite some time before I'm rescued and have to face the real world again! Mark Edmonds - Ancestral Ge...
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Archaeologists Chase Private Funds To Preserve Greek Antiquities

Archaeologists Chase Private Funds To Preserve Greek Antiquities | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The youths of Ancient Messene once trained at this Doric stadium, which cost more than $3 million to restore. Its one of the most impressive and popular ancient sites in Greece, in part thanks to an infusion of private funds.
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