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Review: Mayan doomsayers on NatGeo

Review: Mayan doomsayers on NatGeo | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
THE SHOWS "The Mayan Apocalypse 2012" and "Maya Underworld: The Real Doomsday," Monday night at 9 and 10, respectively, on National Geographic Channel

WHAT THEY'RE ABOUT Dec.21, 2012 ...
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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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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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Archaeologists believe they have found the tomb of an unknown Egyptian queen

Archaeologists believe they have found the tomb of an unknown Egyptian queen | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
During autumn 2014, Czech archaeologists exploring a tomb which forms part of a small cemetery to the southeast of the funerary complex of King Raneferef, believe they have found the burial place of his wife.
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Loch Torridon Fieldschool

Loch Torridon Fieldschool | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Loch Torridon is set in one of Scotland's most spectacular landscapes. A total of 14 early prehistoric sites, findspots and shell middens have been recorded here so far. We aim to increase that wit...
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Researching Roman Southwell

Researching Roman Southwell | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Are you interested in local archaeology? Would you like to know more about Southwell’s Roman past? Or would you fancy being involved yourself? Well, here is your chance!
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Ephesus' dream of entering UNESCO World Heritage List to come true this year - Hurriyet Daily News

Ephesus' dream of entering UNESCO World Heritage List to come true this year - Hurriyet Daily News | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The ancient city of Ephesus, one of the sites in Turkey that attracts the most tourist income, is expected to enter UNESCO’s permanent list this year
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Scientist tackles mystery of ancient astronomical device - Phys.Org

Scientist tackles mystery of ancient astronomical device - Phys.Org | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The shoebox-size chunk of bronze didn't attract much attention when divers retrieved it from an ancient shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera in 1901.
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Brancaster Roman Fort - Time Team Report online

Brancaster Roman Fort - Time Team Report online | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
An evaluation consisting of five trenches, magnetometer survey and Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) survey sought to characterise both the chronology and character of the main fort and also the easte...
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Study of ancient dogs in the Americas suggests migration 10,000 years ago

Study of ancient dogs in the Americas suggests migration 10,000 years ago | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A study looking at the genetic characteristics of 84 individual dogs from more than a dozen sites in North and South America suggests that dogs may have first successfully migrated to the Americas ...
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Late Bronze Age hoard declared Treasure

Late Bronze Age hoard declared Treasure | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The hoard of two sword blade fragments, a scabbard fitting and a multi-edged knife, all of bronze, and six copper ingot fragments - weighing nearly 2.5 kilos all together - were discovered in the C...
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Researchers try to answer mystery of saintly skull

Researchers try to answer mystery of saintly skull | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The skull of Roskilde Cathedral's patron saint was one of the most important relics in medieval Denmark. Now a team of scientists have discovered that the skull is not that of St. Lucius.
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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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A tantalising mystery: The story behind the huge Anglo-Saxon coin hoard found in Buckinghamshire | Culture24

A tantalising mystery: The story behind the huge Anglo-Saxon coin hoard found in Buckinghamshire | Culture24 | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
National media coverage has suggested a Middle Age coin hoard, found in Buckinghamshire just before Christmas, could be worth £1 million. Ros Tyrrell, the county's in-demand archaeologist, hopes that could be wide of the mark.
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Secular to Sacred: The Story of the Lacock Cup

Secular to Sacred: The Story of the Lacock Cup | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Salisbury Museum in Wiltshire (south England), announces a new temporary exhibition to run from 31st January until Monday 4th May 2015.
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Balbithan Prehistoric Landscape Project

Balbithan Prehistoric Landscape Project | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A Neolithic Cairn under excavation
Within Balbithan wood in Aberdeenshire, lies a collection of at least 28 prehistoric hut-circles and numerous clearance cairns. Test pitting has also revealed evidence of Mesolithic activity.
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Atlantis' Legendary Metal Found in Shipwreck : DNews

Atlantis' Legendary Metal Found in Shipwreck : DNews | Archaeology News | 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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Mass graves, tools and remains of ancient homes discovered in Sharjah last year - The National

Mass graves, tools and remains of ancient homes discovered in Sharjah last year - The National | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Dr Sabah Jassim, the head of the local archaeological mission, announced the findings at the 9th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East held recently in Basel, Switzerland.
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Did our human ancestors have super strong teeth like sea otters?  

Did our human ancestors have super strong teeth like sea otters?   | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Max Plank Institute in Germany and George Washington University found the teeth of sea otters have a similar structure to fossilised teeth from early humans.
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Secular to Sacred: The Story of the Lacock Cup

Secular to Sacred: The Story of the Lacock Cup | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Sometime in the 15th century, nearly 1kg of silver bullion was fashioned by a master-craftsman into a feasting cup for a high-ranking nobleman. Gilded at the base and the top of the lid, measuring 35cm high and with a miraculously smooth hammered surface, it is an object of outstanding elegance and simplicity. Unmarked, probably made in London, the cup is of international significance and heart-stopping beauty.
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Massive ancient underground city unearthed in Turkey could be world's biggest - International Business Times UK

Massive ancient underground city unearthed in Turkey could be world's biggest - International Business Times UK | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Archaeologists discover giant underground city in Nevşehir dating to 5,000 years old.
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Excavation of Saint-Germain church

Excavation of Saint-Germain church | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A team of Inrap archaeologists have been working since 2013 on the site of the foundations and cemetery of the Saint-Germain church in Flers, north-western France, prior to a proposed development.
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