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World Heritage Sites Attacked During War

Discover UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which have been attacked during wars. We show the Sites before war, and where possible, what they looked after being attacked & how UNESCO has helped to resto...
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Urgent call for volunteers to survey England’s disappearing coastal archaeology

Urgent call for volunteers to survey England’s disappearing coastal archaeology | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Today, CITiZAN is calling for an army of volunteers to help survey and monitor these nationally-important but vulnerable archaeological sites before they disappear. One of the largest community arc...
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Images bring lead mining story to life

Images bring lead mining story to life | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Yoredale offices of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) in Bainbridge are playing host to the exhibition – called ‘The Hills Afford Great Store of Lead’ – until September 25. Th...
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Colchester Roman circus : new web-site goes live!

Colchester Roman circus : new web-site goes live! | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
For all information on the Roman Circus Centre and Café, please go to the new web-site at www.romancircus.co.uk/ . Source: Colchester Archaeology Trust
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This is a wonderful opportunity for everyone interested in  Roman History to experience the excavated site of Roman Colchester, and the work carried out by dedicated archaeologists and conservationists. The Roman Circus is a great  discovery. 

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Under the Provost’s Garden at The Queen’s College, Oxford

Under the Provost’s Garden at The Queen’s College, Oxford | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Sheltered from Oxford's hubbub, the garden is enclosed by wisteria-laden grade II listed walls, the college's famous 17th century library and the Georgian-esque splendour of the Provost's house (ac...
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Staffordshire Hoard Festival begins 25th June

Staffordshire Hoard Festival begins 25th June | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Festival has been funded by a £198,000 ‘Exceptional Award’ from Arts Council England - Hoard Festival features 22 plays in total – 19 new commissions, 14 writers, 10 theatre-makers, a very hard...
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Marston Trussell: life in a medieval village

Marston Trussell: life in a medieval village | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Situated halfway between Market Harborough and Husbands Bosworth, on the Northamptonshire side of the River Welland, is the sleepy little village of Marston Trussell. Part of the site lies within t...
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ANCIENT SCOTLAND - EPISODE 2 (AMAZING PREHISTOIC HISTORY DOCUMENTARY)

ANCIENT SCOTLAND - EPISODE 2 (AMAZING PREHISTOIC HISTORY DOCUMENTARY) This is the story of Scotland before history. Beginning 10000 years .
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Waterloo Uncovered

Waterloo Uncovered | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Waterloo Uncovered...  Historians have relied on first hand accounts that are unreliable and biased; vision often obscured by smoke, mind confused by battle noise, and no common method of timekeepi...
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Waterloo's first encounter revealed by archaeologists and army veterans

Waterloo's first encounter revealed by archaeologists and army veterans | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The battle of June 18, 1815, saw British and Prussian forces defeat Napoleon's French in what is now Belgium, dealing the final blow to the empire he had established, at a cost of almost 50,000 dea...
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International Heritage Visualisation

International Heritage Visualisation | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Funded Places and Scholarships at the  DIGITAL DESIGN STUDIO : The Glasgow School of Art Candidates will become familiar with the range of skills needed for the meaningful 3D documentation of cultu...
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Inconsistencies in peopling of North America ‘ice bridge’ theory revealed

Inconsistencies in peopling of North America ‘ice bridge’ theory revealed | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Archaeologists discount evidence purportedly showing North America was colonised by ice age Europeans.
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Waterloo Uncovered

Waterloo Uncovered | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Waterloo Uncovered...  Historians have relied on first hand accounts that are unreliable and biased; vision often obscured by smoke, mind confused by battle noise, and no common method of timekeepi...
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Rural Settlement of Roman Britain: an online resource

Rural Settlement of Roman Britain: an online resource | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The project arose from pilot projects undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology1 and funded by English Heritage and it began in 2012. It is funded by grants from the Leverhulme Trust to the Universities o...
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Evidence for plant cultivation at 23,000-year-old site in Galilee

Evidence for plant cultivation at 23,000-year-old site in Galilee | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Earliest-known example of plant cultivation in the Levant is 11,000 years before agriculture practices took hold.…
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Forth Bridge becomes Scotland’s sixth World Heritage site

Forth Bridge becomes Scotland’s sixth World Heritage site | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The world-famous bridge is Scotland’s sixth World Heritage site, joining Edinburgh Old and New Towns, the Heart of Neolithic Orkney, New Lanark, the Antonine Wall and St Kilda.
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6000 year-old impression from the past

6000 year-old impression from the past | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The fingerprint of a Neolithic potter was discovered on the surface of a funnel beaker when examined closely by the Danish National Museum.…
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Cromlech Tumulus 2015: Week One - Archaeological Institute of America

Cromlech Tumulus 2015: Week One - Archaeological Institute of America | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
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The first week of the new season started on the 18th of May. This was a one week course for archaeologically inclined members of the public and we were joined by Roy, an IT specialist from the UK, and Damien, a road traffic accident investigator from Dublin, and of course Abigail, who has come back to Achill Archaeological Field School for a second year, this time as a Trainee Supervisor. After an introduction session in the Field School’s Lecture Room,  we headed up to Slievemore to begin the excavation at the Cromlech Tumulus site and associated Danish Ditch or prebog field wall. - See more at: http://www.archaeological.org/news/achillisland/19416#sthash.9z9i8bhF.dpuf
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Laid to rest with chariot and solid gold torc

Laid to rest with chariot and solid gold torc | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Excavated recently by a team of archaeologists, the aristocratic tomb of Lavau (northeast France) dates to the beginning of the 5th century BCE.…
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‘Cutting edge': Medieval cutlery industry excavation

‘Cutting edge': Medieval cutlery industry excavation | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The finds from both the evaluation and the excavation are very interesting: they include a large quantity of worked bone offcuts and ‘wasters’ (spoilt products), representing the important medieval...
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Archaeological dig uncovers Herring Run Park's past - Baltimore Sun

Archaeological dig uncovers Herring Run Park's past - Baltimore Sun | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Beneath the tall trees and wildflowers of Baltimore's Herring Run Park, the ground holds clues to the city's distant past.
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BAJR Archaeology News

BAJR Archaeology News | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
This set of seven squat, cylindrical, lead, or lead-alloy, weights was recovered from a single feature. The four largest weights have coins set into their tops. It has been suggested that the coins...
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Late Bronze Age smelters hoard excavation

Late Bronze Age smelters hoard excavation | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Between the 18th November 2013 and 13th January 2014, the Surrey County Archaeological Unit (SCAU) conducted an archaeological strip, map and sample excavation on the site of the planned Cranmere S...
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Controversy erupts over ancient 'theatre' in Alexandria - Ahram Online

Controversy erupts over ancient 'theatre' in Alexandria - Ahram Online | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Ministry of Antiquities’ decision to remove artefacts unearthed on the site of Al-Abd Theatre in Alexandria and hand the land over to its original owner triggers a controversy
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Reconfiguring Ruins: Materialities, Processes and Mediations Artist Commission Opportunity

Reconfiguring Ruins: Materialities, Processes and Mediations Artist Commission Opportunity | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Reconfiguring Ruins: Materialities, Processes and Mediations Artist Commission Opportunity http://thenewbridgeproject.com/news/artist-commission-opportunity-reconfiguring-ruins/ Deadline: Thursday 14th May 2015, 10am Artist Fee: £1000 Materials: £2000...
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Intact Leister spear proves the point

Intact Leister spear proves the point | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
At the archaeological investigations ahead of the construction of the future Fehmarn Belt Fixed Link, in Denmark archaeologists from Museum Lolland-Falster have found an object that is attracting p...
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