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Excavation gives up all the dirt on ancient earthen mound - NBCNews.com

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Excavation gives up all the dirt on ancient earthen mound
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The enormous earthen monument Poverty Point, built on a Mississippi River bayou some 3,200 years ago, is an impressive feat of engineering.
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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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UK and Iraqi archaeologists work to preserve the past

UK and Iraqi archaeologists work to preserve the past | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Manchester team - one of only two operating in non-Kurdish Iraq – has just returned from three months of fieldwork there. During the team’s time in Iraq, Islamic State militants destroyed ruins...
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Bronze Harpy find from Brightlingsea site?

Bronze Harpy find from Brightlingsea site? | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
In September 2014, a remarkable find  was made on the site of a bronze Roman figurine, about four inches high, of an upright bird-like figure with a human head. Trust archaeologist Ben Holloway mad...
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13th century cist burial at Nefyn church, North Wales

13th century cist burial at Nefyn church, North Wales | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
In 1977 this church was converted for use as a museum, focusing on the maritime heritage of Nefyn and the surrounding area. Unfortunately the museum was forced to close in 2000 but seven years late...
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Historic Scotland collections online

Historic Scotland collections online | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Historic Scotland has launched an online gallery of 400 objects, organised so that visitors can easily search by theme, date, type or property where it is housed. More than 35,000 objects housed in...
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Larkworthy Antfarm's curator insight, March 10, 4:53 PM

A goldmine of all things Scottish.

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Bronze Age burial urn returns home

Bronze Age burial urn returns home | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A surprise discovery The Bronze Age burial urn, with cremated remains were found in Clinton Lane during routine archaeological evaluations of foundation trenches being dug for a small housing devel...
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three Iron Age enclosures interpreted in Trust report

three Iron Age enclosures interpreted in Trust report | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The large excavation was conducted  in 2011 and had been subdivided it into eleven sites (A-K), the report has had to wait for the specialist reports in order to be completed. Most of the barrack b...
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BaRAS investigate a Methodist-run ragged school and soup kitchen

BaRAS investigate a Methodist-run ragged school and soup kitchen | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The site was photographically recorded by Tracey Smith prior to its conversion into flats, which retained the the important external features of this unlisted Victorian building. Initially the Plan...
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The North Roe Felsite Project

The North Roe Felsite Project | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The project’s first report (published 2014) introduced the project in general terms (aims and methodologies), and the following reports will present the results of work carried out in the field, mu...
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Small Arrows (pack of 5)

Small Arrows (pack of 5) | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Pack of 5 small black and white plastic arrows (6cm long), ideal for indoor or outdoor photography.
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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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UK DETECTOR NET's curator insight, January 28, 3:50 AM

Fascinating !!

SA Scuba Shack's curator insight, January 29, 10:22 AM

Love how new technology is giving us a greater reach to see things which were unavailable before.

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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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£25,000 cut to Northamptonshire heritage

£25,000 cut to Northamptonshire heritage | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Plans to slash Northamptonshire County Council’s archive and heritage service budget by £25,000 could have a ‘negative impact’ in preserving the county’s history.
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New Evidence Shows Surge in Enthusiasm for Heritage in England

New Evidence Shows Surge in Enthusiasm for Heritage in England | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Surge in Enthusiasm for Heritage in England
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Forgotten monuments of Northern Sweden

Forgotten monuments of Northern Sweden | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Spir Mountain cairns are located near to the Swedish city of Örnsköldsvik in Norrland. These two exceptionally well preserved Early Bronze Age cairns are arguably the finest examples of this re...
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Rufford Abbey and the Antoninus pillar

Rufford Abbey and the Antoninus pillar | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Rufford Abbey is now a popular country park, visited every year by hundreds of thousands of people and a pink granite column-drum was previously thought to be a piece of landscape art, but  now bee...
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Headland unearth a potential jousting casualty at Hereford Cathedral

Headland unearth a potential jousting casualty at Hereford Cathedral | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A detailed study The detailed osteological study of over 700 individuals from excavations undertaken between 2009–2011 produced exciting glimpses into life, disease, accident and injury from the No...
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England’s Medieval immigrants

England’s Medieval immigrants | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded the three-year project directed by Professor Mark Ormrod, of the University of York’s Centre for Medieval Studies, who headed a team of resear...
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Bedlam burials - 5000 names identified

Bedlam burials - 5000 names identified | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Crossrail-led research identifies names and backgrounds of over 5,000 people buried in the infamous Bedlam burial ground A notorious criminal murdered by the mob; political activists and plague vic...
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UK DETECTOR NET's curator insight, February 17, 11:10 AM

Amazing research !!

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New Research into Pictish Painted Pebbles

New Research into Pictish Painted Pebbles | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The presumed emblematic value of quartz in prehistory may have been important in portable material culture; one suggestion is that the small decorated pebbles may have been used as charm-stones. Pa...
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New web resource detailing 1,000 years of the English language launched

New web resource detailing 1,000 years of the English language launched | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Historical Thesaurus of English is the only online resource to make every word from the last 1,000 years and its meaning available to the public and fully searchable.
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Mammoth populations were decimated by humans 30,000 years ago

Mammoth populations were decimated by humans 30,000 years ago | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Tübingen and the Senckenberg Nature Research Society say hunting by humans appears to have significantly cut mammoth populations in western Europe around 30,000 y...
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William Roy's 'Military Antiquities of the Romans in North Britain' (1793) Online

William Roy's 'Military Antiquities of the Romans in North Britain' (1793) Online | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
One of the earliest detailed descriptions of Roman antiquities in Scotland, with 51 map plates and 174 pages of supporting text. This website is a complete electronic facsimile of the original. Man...
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