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The Archaeology Channel International Film and Video Festival - Archaeological Institute of America Latest News

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The Archaeology Channel International Film and Video Festival Archaeological Institute of America Latest News The five-day film festival will feature expert speakers (beginning with Vince Porter, executive director of the Governor's Office of Film...
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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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Naughty money: clippers and coiners in 16th-century England

Naughty money: clippers and coiners in 16th-century England | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Four and a half centuries ago, Elizabeth I made the reform of currency one of her government’s top priorities. Invested as queen in 1558, she inherited a coinage which was fraught with problems
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The Darwin Fish Is a Real Fossil, and Creationists Hate It

The Darwin Fish Is a Real Fossil, and Creationists Hate It | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
We all know the Darwin fish, the car-bumper send-up of the Christian ichthys symbol, or Jesus fish. Unlike the Christian symbol, the Darwin fish has, you know, legs. But the Darwin fish isn't merely a clever joke; in effect, it contains a testable scientific prediction. If evolution is true, and...
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Human-Neanderthal interbreeding is more likely scenario

Human-Neanderthal interbreeding is more likely scenario | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
New research has added weight to the argument that Neanderthals interbred with the ancestors of Eurasians, thanks to a genome analysis method
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Chile: Ancient Mummies Damaged by Quake - ABC News

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Chile: Ancient Mummies Damaged by Quake
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The mummies date back to the Chinchorro period that lasted from 5,000 to 1,500 B.C. That makes them older than the famed 3,300-year-old mummy of ancient Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun.
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Co-Creation, the Public, and the Archaeological Record

Co-Creation, the Public, and the Archaeological Record | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
My colleague Elizabeth Bollwerk and I have organized a session of papers (Friday morning, April 25 at 8:00 AM) around the theme of Co-Creation, the Public, and the Archaeological Record  for the So...
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Regan Alsup | Filmmaker | Washington, DC

Regan Alsup | Filmmaker | Washington, DC | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Portfolio of Washington, DC based filmmaker, producer and editor Regan Alsup.
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Link Road excavation added to the archaeology and history of county - Rye and Battle Today

Link Road excavation added to the archaeology and history of county - Rye and Battle Today | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Rye and Battle Today Link Road excavation added to the archaeology and history of county Rye and Battle Today Archaeologist Casper Johnson told the Observer: “The Bexhill Hastings Link Road is providing an opportunity to significantly increase our...
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Ancient Roman cooking course inspires 2000 UB students to dine as Romans ... - UB News Center

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Ancient Roman cooking course inspires 2000 UB students to dine as Romans ...
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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

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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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Tiny Minnesota museum's canoe a 1000-year-old historic find - Yahoo News

Tiny Minnesota museum's canoe a 1000-year-old historic find - Yahoo News | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Tiny Minnesota museum's canoe a 1000-year-old historic find Yahoo News 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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Rome 'ages' 200 years as archaeologists discover new remains

Rome 'ages' 200 years as archaeologists discover new remains http://t.co/dNuWEGrRlt #archeology
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The die that struck Britain’s first coins?

The die that struck Britain’s first coins? | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Ian Leins and Emma Morris, curators, Department of Coins and Medals, British Museum One of the most recent acquisitions made by the Department of Coins and Medals is a highly unusual object – an an...
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World map with place names swapped out for their original meanings

World map with place names swapped out for their original meanings | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
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Oswestry Hillfort fight hits the street

Oswestry Hillfort fight hits the street | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A group battling plans to build houses close to a world famous Shropshire hillfort will be taking their campaign to the streets later this month. Hands Off Old Oswestry Hillfort (HOOOH) campaigners...
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Looking for clues to an ancient massacre in the Aleutians - Alaska Dispatch

Looking for clues to an ancient massacre in the Aleutians - Alaska Dispatch | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
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Looking for clues to an ancient massacre in the Aleutians
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Looking for clues to an ancient massacre in the Aleutians. Jim PaulinDutch Harbor Fisherman. April 5, 2014. Email Print Text Size -A +A.
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The cliff-hanging cists of Arran

The cliff-hanging cists of Arran | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
When a burial cist was spotted high up on an eroding cliff face of a disused quarry on the Island of Arran, archaeologists were sent out to investigate
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How Ancient Alexandria Became an Intellectual Center | Playbook | WIRED

How Ancient Alexandria Became an Intellectual Center | Playbook | WIRED | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Get in-depth coverage of current and future trends in technology, and how they are shaping business, entertainment, communications, science, politics, and culture at Wired.com.
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