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Loch Torridon Fieldschool

Loch Torridon Fieldschool | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Loch Torridon is set in one of Scotland's most spectacular landscapes. A total of 14 early prehistoric sites, findspots and shell middens have been recorded here so far. We aim to increase that wit...
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Researching Roman Southwell

Researching Roman Southwell | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Are you interested in local archaeology? Would you like to know more about Southwell’s Roman past? Or would you fancy being involved yourself? Well, here is your chance!
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Ephesus' dream of entering UNESCO World Heritage List to come true this year - Hurriyet Daily News

Ephesus' dream of entering UNESCO World Heritage List to come true this year - Hurriyet Daily News | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The ancient city of Ephesus, one of the sites in Turkey that attracts the most tourist income, is expected to enter UNESCO’s permanent list this year
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Scientist tackles mystery of ancient astronomical device - Phys.Org

Scientist tackles mystery of ancient astronomical device - Phys.Org | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The shoebox-size chunk of bronze didn't attract much attention when divers retrieved it from an ancient shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera in 1901.
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Brancaster Roman Fort - Time Team Report online

Brancaster Roman Fort - Time Team Report online | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
An evaluation consisting of five trenches, magnetometer survey and Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) survey sought to characterise both the chronology and character of the main fort and also the easte...
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Study of ancient dogs in the Americas suggests migration 10,000 years ago

Study of ancient dogs in the Americas suggests migration 10,000 years ago | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A study looking at the genetic characteristics of 84 individual dogs from more than a dozen sites in North and South America suggests that dogs may have first successfully migrated to the Americas ...
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Late Bronze Age hoard declared Treasure

Late Bronze Age hoard declared Treasure | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The hoard of two sword blade fragments, a scabbard fitting and a multi-edged knife, all of bronze, and six copper ingot fragments - weighing nearly 2.5 kilos all together - were discovered in the C...
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Researchers try to answer mystery of saintly skull

Researchers try to answer mystery of saintly skull | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The skull of Roskilde Cathedral's patron saint was one of the most important relics in medieval Denmark. Now a team of scientists have discovered that the skull is not that of St. Lucius.
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Why even an old ruin can be so elevating for the human spirit - The Guardian

Why even an old ruin can be so elevating for the human spirit - The Guardian | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Rachel Cooke: Lovely old buildings such as Lowther Castle gladden the heart – and provide a perspective our politicians would do well to remember
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Marine Aggregates Protocol for Archaeological Discoveries.

Marine Aggregates Protocol for Archaeological Discoveries. | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
  Wessex Archaeology’s Coastal & Marine’s Peta Knott has been visiting wharves in Kent to raise awareness of the Marine Aggregates Protocol
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Turkey needs its women, Mr Erdogan

Turkey needs its women, Mr Erdogan | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Erdogan and the EU should do more for Turkish women if they care about the country's future. But instead, they are digging holes
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Working together came from fighting each other

Working together came from fighting each other | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The question of how humans evolved a higher intelligence required for complex collaborative activities has long puzzled evolutionary biologists.
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Secrets of the Staffordshire Hoard: Skills of the Saxon smiths revealed

Secrets of the Staffordshire Hoard: Skills of the Saxon smiths revealed | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Birmingham’s flourishing jewellery quarter has created stunning replicas of a number of the most famous Hoard items for the new displays, including this breathtaking reconstruction of the folded cross, depicted in all its unfurled glory with...
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Balbithan Prehistoric Landscape Project

Balbithan Prehistoric Landscape Project | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A Neolithic Cairn under excavation
Within Balbithan wood in Aberdeenshire, lies a collection of at least 28 prehistoric hut-circles and numerous clearance cairns. Test pitting has also revealed evidence of Mesolithic activity.
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Atlantis' Legendary Metal Found in Shipwreck : DNews

Atlantis' Legendary Metal Found in Shipwreck : DNews | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Divers find nearly 40 metal ingots from a shipwreck off the coast of Sicily that was lost in the sixth century.
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Mass graves, tools and remains of ancient homes discovered in Sharjah last year - The National

Mass graves, tools and remains of ancient homes discovered in Sharjah last year - The National | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Dr Sabah Jassim, the head of the local archaeological mission, announced the findings at the 9th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East held recently in Basel, Switzerland.
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Did our human ancestors have super strong teeth like sea otters?  

Did our human ancestors have super strong teeth like sea otters?   | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Max Plank Institute in Germany and George Washington University found the teeth of sea otters have a similar structure to fossilised teeth from early humans.
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Secular to Sacred: The Story of the Lacock Cup

Secular to Sacred: The Story of the Lacock Cup | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Sometime in the 15th century, nearly 1kg of silver bullion was fashioned by a master-craftsman into a feasting cup for a high-ranking nobleman. Gilded at the base and the top of the lid, measuring 35cm high and with a miraculously smooth hammered surface, it is an object of outstanding elegance and simplicity. Unmarked, probably made in London, the cup is of international significance and heart-stopping beauty.
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Massive ancient underground city unearthed in Turkey could be world's biggest - International Business Times UK

Massive ancient underground city unearthed in Turkey could be world's biggest - International Business Times UK | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Archaeologists discover giant underground city in Nevşehir dating to 5,000 years old.
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Excavation of Saint-Germain church

Excavation of Saint-Germain church | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A team of Inrap archaeologists have been working since 2013 on the site of the foundations and cemetery of the Saint-Germain church in Flers, north-western France, prior to a proposed development.
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Montezuma's gold hidden in Kanab? History Channel goes on Aztec treasure ... - St George News

Montezuma's gold hidden in Kanab? History Channel goes on Aztec treasure ... - St George News | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
SOUTHERN UTAH – H2, a History Channel network, will air a new episode of the hit show “America Unearthed” Saturday night. The episode, which follows host Scott Wolter’s search for Montezuma’s legendary treasure, was filmed in Kanab.
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Amphipolis Press Conference: Archaeologists reveal new secrets of ancient tomb at Kasta Hill

Amphipolis Press Conference: Archaeologists reveal new secrets of ancient tomb at Kasta Hill | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Greek archaeological and research team who have spent the past few months excavating the enormous tomb of Amphipolis in northern Greece, have given their first complete presentation of the excavat...
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Ancient coins found in Greece's mystery tomb - Phys.Org

Ancient coins found in Greece's mystery tomb - Phys.Org | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Coins featuring the face of Alexander the Great have been found at the largest tomb ever unearthed in Greece, where archaeologists are hunting for clues to solve the mystery of who lies buried there.
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Excavating WWI practice trenches in Cumbria

Excavating WWI practice trenches in Cumbria | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
As part of a Heritage Lottery Fund community project, established by internationally-renowned, artist-led company Art Gene Associates, Bristol archaeologist Dr George Nash and former Bristol MA gra...
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'Underwater Pompeii' found off the coast of Greek island Delos - The Independent

'Underwater Pompeii' found off the coast of Greek island Delos - The Independent | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have discovered an ancient settlement lying beneath the Aegean Sea, just off the coast of the Greek island of Delos.
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