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2012 – October is the most popular month for Judgement Day

2012 – October is the most popular month for Judgement Day | Archaeology News | Scoop.it

In the second episode of Kobra’s coverage of the “Judgement Day”, we are told that October is the most popular month for the “end of the world predictions”.

 

The Swedish artists Bigert and Bergström made a calendar for this year where several previous failed predictions are mentioned and according to them October stands out. You may remember Camping’s failed prediction for October 21 last year. Although Calleman did not predict the end of the world, he suggested that a transformation of consciousness would begin on October 28 last year.

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Stonehenge up close: digital laser scan reveals secrets of the past : Past Horizons Archaeology

Stonehenge up close: digital laser scan reveals secrets of the past : Past Horizons Archaeology | Archaeology News | Scoop.it

Like any corner-cutting modern builder, the ancient stonemasons who built Stonehenge lavished the most work and best materials where they would be first seen –shining in the last light of the setting winter solstice sun, or at dawn on the longest day.

The first complete 3D laser scan of the stone circle has also revealed tool marks made 4,500 years ago, scores of little axehead graffiti added when the enormous slabs were already 1,000 years old, and damage and graffiti contributed by Georgian and Victorian visitors.

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Archaeology: New excavations begin at Bulgaria’s medieval Urvich fortress

Archaeology: New excavations begin at Bulgaria’s medieval Urvich fortress | Archaeology News | Scoop.it

Archaeologists began new excavations at the medieval Urvich fortress 20km from Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia at the beginning of October 2012, with the first finds including silver rings, earrings and bronze and iron personal items, Bulgarian archaeology professor Nikolai Ovcharov said.

 

Urvich fortress is near the banks of the Iskar River in the Pancharevo area close to the road from Sofia to Samokov.

The fortress is estimated to date from the 13th century CE, during the time of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom.

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Get a glimpse of ancient petroglyphs - Victorville Daily Press

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Get a glimpse of ancient petroglyphsVictorville Daily Press

On the vast grounds of the Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake, near the Mojave Desert town of Ridgecrest, lies the largest known concentration of Native American rock art — petroglyphs —...
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Ancient remains of two bodies found on the A453 'were related' - This is Nottingham

Ancient remains of two bodies found on the A453 'were related' - This is Nottingham | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
This is NottinghamAncient remains of two bodies found on the A453 'were related'This is Nottingham

HUMAN remains found on the A453 of bodies dating up to three hundred years apart are thought by archaeologists to have been related.

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Mummified “Grey” Found in Egyptian Pyramid « 2012thebigpicture

The body of a perfectly preserved, carefully mummified alien was found buried in an ancient pyramid.    a classic example of psuedo archaeology.. and all that is wrong with this style of report.   try finding information about the person and the project.. and the permissions reuired...  ah... missing!  pyramidots again.    

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Archeologists discover Saka burial in South Kazakhstan

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Archaeologists have discovered a unique find in what is now Shymkent.

 


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Bronze Age transport route 'found during Crossrail dig' - BBC News

Bronze Age transport route 'found during Crossrail dig' - BBC News | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
BBC NewsBronze Age transport route 'found during Crossrail dig'BBC NewsArchaeologists examining a site in Plumstead have been searching for the pathway, which ran along the same route of the new rail link in east London.
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Travel Through 2,000 Years of Paris' History With Interactive 3D Model

Travel Through 2,000 Years of Paris' History With Interactive 3D Model | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Dassault has created Paris 3d, an interactive model that transports any Internet user through two millennia of the city's history.
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Turkey's campaign criticized - Hurriyet Daily News

Hurriyet Daily NewsTurkey's campaign criticizedHurriyet Daily NewsAccording to the article, Parzinger warned that “treating Germany like a petty thief puts more than a century of archaeological cooperation at risk and harms relations between the countries...
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Monticello Crews Unearth History on Archaeological Dig - The Charlottesville Newsplex

Monticello Crews Unearth History on Archaeological Dig - The Charlottesville Newsplex | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Monticello Crews Unearth History on Archaeological DigThe Charlottesville Newsplex"It's the missing piece that will help our visitors make sense of how the mountaintop actually functioned in a practical sense in Jefferson's Day," said Fraser...
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Visiting Ancient Egypt, Virtually - New York Times

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Visiting Ancient Egypt, VirtuallyNew York TimesCAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — What do the pyramids of Giza in Ancient Egypt have in common with protesters using Twitter in modern-day Cairo?
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Archaeological finds bring Vietnam's history into focus

Archaeological finds bring Vietnam's history into focus | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Research at the caves in Ninh Binh has raised people's awareness of the value of local caves system.

 

Nearly 500 new findings of Stone Age, Metal Age and Cham Pa - Oc Eo civilisations at excavation sites throughout the country in the past year had made considerable contributions to building scientific files, planning preservation and bringing to light the country's relics and heritage, according to Prof Tong Trung Tin, rector of the Viet Nam Archaeology Institute at an annual workshop of the archaeological sector held here yesterday.

 

Among the discoveries, the finding of a system of caves, which were dwelling places for early peoples between 20,000 to 4,000 years ago at a Nature Heritage Site in Trang An in the northern province of Ninh Binh, was one of the most important findings, he said.

 

The finding would play a key factor for international experts to consider and support the file submission of the Trang An Tourism Complex Site to UNESCO for recognition as a World Heritage Site.

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Additional Hawaiian Burials Found Along Planned Rail Route | Hawaii Reporter

Additional Hawaiian Burials Found Along Planned Rail Route | Hawaii Reporter | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Paulette Kaleikini wants to protect native Hawaiian burials along the planned rail route.

 

Archeologists surveying the 20-mile route of the planned Honolulu rail transit line over the weekend discovered what appears to be ancient Hawaiian burial sites in Kakaako.

 

The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation web site documents the October 6 find on Halekauwila Street as "Disarticulated human remains from at least two separate individuals" and a "single, intact human burial."

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ArchaeologyUK - York, United Kingdom

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The Council for British Archaeology new facebook page. 

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Roman site heritage centre plan

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A heritage centre could be built on the Northamptonshire site of a Roman settlement as part of a £4.1m lottery bid.

Chester Farm, a 40-acre site in Irchester, includes traces of Iron Age enclosures and a medieval town.

The county council, which owns the site, has received £135,000 of lottery funding to form a "detailed development plan".

Jim Harker, council leader, said the site was a "true heritage jewel".

The heritage centre could be built along with a countrywide archaeological archives store. Further excavation would also take place on the site.

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Mayan ballgame had astronomical function - Zee News

Mayan ballgame had astronomical function - Zee News | Archaeology News | Scoop.it

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mayan ballgame had astronomical functionZee NewsHuchim said that 25 years ago, when he was studying archaeology, he observed the site with his then-professor Victor Segovia, a pioneer in the study of pre-Colombian astronomy, because both were...

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Video: Treasures of Ancient Rome « rogueclassicism

Video: Treasures of Ancient Rome « rogueclassicism | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
I doubt these will last long on Youtube … watch 'em while you can: cf: Treasures of Ancient Rome (BBC) Staffsite.
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Saudi eases access to long-hidden ancient ruins - AFP

Saudi eases access to long-hidden ancient ruins - AFP | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
AFPSaudi eases access to long-hidden ancient ruinsAFPBy Assaad Abboud (AFP) – 51 minutes ago.
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Archaeologists find likely queen tomb in Guatemala - USA TODAY

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Hurriyet Daily NewsArchaeologists find likely queen tomb in Guatemala


 


A ceramic pot was found in a burial chamber at the El Peru-Waka archaeological site in Laguna del Tigre National Park in Peten, north of Guatemala City.

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Students experience ancient Cherokee life - Tulsa World

Students experience ancient Cherokee life - Tulsa World | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Students experience ancient Cherokee lifeTulsa WorldDuring Ancient Cherokee Days, which continues Friday, students can roam through a reproduction of a 1700s Cherokee village and stop at any of 15 stations and learn to weave baskets, make pottery,...
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Free Access to Near Eastern Archaeology for a Month « Zwinglius ...

Free Access to Near Eastern Archaeology for a Month « Zwinglius ... | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Follow the link to myJSTOR to sign in or set up an account and get free access to NEA for a month! http://www.jstor.org/token/78MvUTbgTIUuDIXdhiSP/mark.asor.org. I think their motto should be 'We're Way Better Than BAR'.
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Museum to tell Bursa's 8500-year-old history - Hurriyet Daily News

Museum to tell Bursa's 8500-year-old history - Hurriyet Daily News | Archaeology News | Scoop.it

Hurriyet Daily NewsMuseum to tell Bursa's 8500-year-old historyHurriyet Daily NewsEUROLEAGUE · VOLLEYBALL · TENNIS · GOLF · MOTORSPORTS · OTHERS · LIFE · HEALTH · KARATAY DIET · First Day · Second Day · Third Day · Fourth Day · SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY...

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Guide's Ilkley Moor archaeology insight - Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Guide's Ilkley Moor archaeology insight - Bradford Telegraph and Argus | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Guide's Ilkley Moor archaeology insightBradford Telegraph and ArgusLandmarks on the moor are among those in the 30-page guide published as part of the Watershed Landscape project.
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Restoring the Walls of Jerusalem – Biblical Archaeology Society

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Restoring the Walls of Jerusalem...
he walls of Jerusalem tell the tale of the city’s long history. The Hebrew Bible includes accounts of expansions in the early monarchy, and post-exile restoration work carried out by Nehemiah.* Later Herodian walls were destroyed in the 11th century C.E., and the 16th century walls built by the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman I still stand today. After a large-scale, five-year preservation project, the walls of Jerusalem have been restored to a splendor not seen in nearly 500 years.

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