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RESCUE DOG BECOMES FIRST ARCHEOLOGY DOG

RESCUE DOG BECOMES FIRST ARCHEOLOGY DOG | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Migaloo is a rescue dog with a special talent. Her owner, Australian dog owner Gary Jackson, trained this black lab-Mastiff mix to become the first “Archeology Dog”, able to sniff out bones that are hundreds of years old.
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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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Ancient Rome's tap water heavily contaminated with lead, researchers say
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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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Byzantine monastery discovered the Negev Desert - Medievalists.net

Byzantine monastery discovered the Negev Desert - Medievalists.net | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
An impressive Byzantine monastery dating to the late sixth-century has been discovered in the northern part of the Negev Desert in Israel.
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In crumbling tombstones, Penang's link to ancient Chola - The Malay Mail Online

In crumbling tombstones, Penang's link to ancient Chola - The Malay Mail Online | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Malay Mail Online In crumbling tombstones, Penang's link to ancient Chola The Malay Mail Online “This area was where the Chuliers of the Chola Kingdom had settled and this is also the spot where early Indians and Indian Muslims such as the...
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Seven days of play in paradise - The News-Press

Seven days of play in paradise
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Archaeological Kayak and Site Tour Learn about our ancient native Calusa Civilization by taking a guided tour of the Calusa Heritage Trail at the Pineland Site Complex.
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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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An Update on the Iraq Museum - Archaeology Magazine

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An Update on the Iraq Museum http://t.co/OSUpXcLPzC #archaeology
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Tiny Minnesota museum's canoe a 1000-year-old historic find - Reuters India

Tiny Minnesota museum's canoe a 1000-year-old historic find - Reuters India | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Tiny Minnesota museum's canoe a 1000-year-old historic find Reuters India But this week, archaeologists who conducted radio carbon tests on the canoe said it was crafted almost 1,000 years ago, making it the oldest canoe in the state and shedding...
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