Archaeology News
Follow
Find
107.0K views | +17 today
 
Scooped by David Connolly
onto Archaeology News
Scoop.it!

Musings of an Unemployed Archaeologist: Bronze Age Beauty

Musings of an Unemployed Archaeologist: Bronze Age Beauty | Archaeology News | Scoop.it

a beautiful faience bead, hailing from a Bronze Age settlement in Shaugh Moor, Dartmoor and currently held within Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery.

more...
No comment yet.
Archaeology News
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

Australian rock art is threatened by a lack of conservation - The Conversation AU

Australian rock art is threatened by a lack of conservation - The Conversation AU | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Australian rock art is under threat from both natural and cultural forces impacting on sites.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

Intricate Treasures From Stonehenge Burial: Photos : DNews

Intricate Treasures From Stonehenge Burial: Photos : DNews | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Among the buried objects, one of the finest was a dagger with an intricately decorated wooden handle.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

Introduction to medieval coins & identification guide

Introduction to medieval coins & identification guide | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
An extremely useful FREE guide to English Medieval coins from 1066-1544, written by Carl Savage.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

Angkor Wat’s forgotten remains

Angkor Wat’s forgotten remains | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
[BBC Magazine]
Dr. Damian Evans and his team at the University of Sydney have digitally unearthed the forgotten cityscape of Angkor Wat, Cambodia, one of the largest religious complexes in the world.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

2,000 year-old Antikythera ship much larger than previously thought

2,000 year-old Antikythera ship much larger than previously thought | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Recently, a Greek and international team of divers and archaeologists has retrieved stunning new finds from the ancient Greek ship.
David Connolly's insight:

when can I get one of these suits!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

Chariot fittings unearthed at Iron-Age hillfort

Chariot fittings unearthed at Iron-Age hillfort | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A team of Leicester University archaeologists has unearthed a hoard of rare bronze fittings from a 2nd or 3rd century BC chariot at Burrough Hill Iron-Age hillfort.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

Ancient Basketmaker Village Found in Arizona Petrified Forest - NBC News

Ancient Basketmaker Village Found in Arizona Petrified Forest - NBC News | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
PHOENIX — Archaeologists have unearthed a village believed to be about 1,300 years old and containing more than 50 sandstone-walled homes at Petrified Forest...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

Remains of Alexander the Great's Father Confirmed Found : DNews

Remains of Alexander the Great's Father Confirmed Found : DNews | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
King Philip II's bones are buried in a tomb along with a mysterious woman-warrior.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

If great architecture belongs to humanity, do we have a responsibility to save ... - The Guardian

If great architecture belongs to humanity, do we have a responsibility to save ... - The Guardian | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Jeff Sparrow: Ancient sites exemplify the persistence of our collective culture, our sole consolation for the inescapability of our death. What should be done when such treasures are destroyed?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

CyArk is digitally documenting World Heritage Sites in 3D with a little help ... - The Next Web

CyArk is digitally documenting World Heritage Sites in 3D with a little help ... - The Next Web | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
CyArk, a nonprofit organization that’s setting out to create a digital archive of the world’s heritage sites, has gained a valuable ally in the form of Microsoft. Microsoft has partnered...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

Mummified Fetus Reveals Ancient Surgical Procedure

Mummified Fetus Reveals Ancient Surgical Procedure | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Overall, the archaeologists found 34 shallow graves with seven male adults, three male infants, and one female child, roughly 1,000 years old.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

Medieval Friary Excavated in Scotland - Archaeology

Medieval Friary Excavated in Scotland - Archaeology | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Culture24
Medieval Friary Excavated in Scotland
Archaeology
STIRLING, SCOTLAND—A thirteenth-century Dominican friary that was destroyed during the Reformation in 1559 is being excavated by a team from GUARD Archaeology.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

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
YLE News
Ancient swordsman's grave could hold many more secrets
YLE News
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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

Arkaim Ancient settlement in Russia discovered

Arkaim Ancient settlement in Russia discovered | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Russian archaeologists have unearthed some ancient and virtually unknown settlements, which they bel...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

New research into the vegetation history of central Scotland

New research into the vegetation history of central Scotland | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A peat core taken from Ravelrig Bog, close to a number of later prehistoric settlements to the west of Edinburgh, contained palaeoenvironmental material spanning the entire Holocene period. The pub...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

Archaeologists find remains of Roman South Yorkshire during crowdfunded ... - Culture24

Archaeologists find remains of Roman South Yorkshire during crowdfunded ... - Culture24 | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Archaeologists in Swinton say an excavation which raised nearly £2,700 in public backing has been a "huge success", finding a cattle ditch or enclosure and Roman pottery.
more...
rita roberts's curator insight, October 17, 7:20 AM

This Rim shard of pottery looks interesting. !

Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

Living the Dream – Funding the Final Year

Living the Dream – Funding the Final Year | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Gill is a mature, disabled undergraduate student studying part-time at the University of Sheffield, and has sadly lost all her Student Finance England funding for her degree course.
Can you help her fund her final year (2014/2015)?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

New Model for English Heritage moves a step closer following consultation

New Model for English Heritage moves a step closer following consultation | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
£88.5 million investment to help it stand alone The Government today confirmed plans, announced last year, to restructure English Heritage, investing nearly £90 million over the next few years. A n...
more...
Nikauly Vargas Arias's curator insight, October 16, 5:35 PM

El Gobierno Británico confirma reestructurará English Heritage, institución dedicada a la proteger y promover el patrimonio histórico de Inglaterra.

Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

Featured Object: Medieval Chess Pieces - English Heritage Blog

Featured Object: Medieval Chess Pieces - English Heritage Blog | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
These were found at Rievaulx Abbey and are over 800 years old – but what were they used for? Susan Harrison, Curator at English Heritage explains.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

Greek Bronze Age ended 100 years earlier than previously thought

Greek Bronze Age ended 100 years earlier than previously thought | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Conventional estimates for the collapse of the Aegean civilization may be incorrect by up to a century, according to new radiocarbon analyses.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

Scotland’s Lost Golf Courses

Scotland’s Lost Golf Courses | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Hundreds of Scotland’s golf courses have been lost over the last century either because they’ve relocated, been forced to close or have been completely redesigned.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

Virtual museum provides access to Arabian treasures with just a click - The National

Virtual museum provides access to Arabian treasures with just a click - The National | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The heritage of Islam has too frequently been wrecked by war, and as conflict erupts again in the region there are fears for the conservation of ancient sites.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

Ancient Oregon Caves May Upend Understanding of Humans in Americas

Ancient Oregon Caves May Upend Understanding of Humans in Americas | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A network of caves in rural Oregon may be the oldest site of human habitation in the Americas, suggesting an ancient human population reached what is now the United States at the end of the last Ic...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David Connolly
Scoop.it!

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)
more...
No comment yet.