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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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The Beer Archaeologist

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By analyzing ancient pottery, Patrick McGovern is resurrecting the libations that fueled civilization...

It’s just after dawn at the Dogfish Head brewpub in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where the ambition for the morning is to resurrect an Egyptian ale whose recipe dates back thousands of years.

 

But will the za’atar—a potent Middle Eastern spice mixture redolent of oregano—clobber the soft, floral flavor of the chamomile? And what about the dried doum-palm fruit, which has been giving off a worrisome fungusy scent ever since it was dropped in a brandy snifter of hot water and sampled as a tea?

“I want Dr. Pat to try this,” says Sam Calagione, Dogfish Head’s founder, frowning into his glass.

 

So what is the result?

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Coin hoards and pottery bring new insights to an ancient Illyrian stronghold : Past Horizons Archaeology

Coin hoards and pottery bring new insights to an ancient Illyrian stronghold : Past Horizons Archaeology | Archaeology News | Scoop.it

The ancient city of Rhizon (modern Risan in Montenegro), was a strongly fortified Illyrian town which functioned as a successful trading centre, occupying a sheltered position in the Bay of Kotor on the Adriatic.

 

Lying in the innermost portion of the bay, Rhizan was protected from the interior by inaccessible limestone cliffs of the Orjen mountain, the highest range of eastern Adriatic, and through several narrow straits in the Bay of Kotor from the open sea.Image: Wikimedia commons

 

A stronghold of an Illyrian Queen

 

Ancient Rhizon was also a political centre for the Illyrians and it was here that Teuta, Queen of the Ardiaei tribe, established her capital.

After negotiations broke down between Teuta and the Romans (who requested her to put and end to piracy in the Adriatic), the First Illyrian War broke out in 229 BC. However, the Illyrians could not withstand the might of Rome and the war was a short lived affair.

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Fire Sweeps Through Aleppo’s 17th-Century Souk

Fire Sweeps Through Aleppo’s 17th-Century Souk | Archaeology News | Scoop.it

A vast and well-preserved labyrinth of storehouses, schools and courtyards in Aleppo was damaged on Saturday as fierce clashes between security forces and insurgents continued.

For many residents, the old city, with the souk at its center, is the soul of Aleppo, one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities and Syria’s largest. Aleppo has been staggering for months under a bloody battle that has reduced some residential areas to rubble, and with no deaths immediately reported from the blaze, the damage to the souk pales compared with the recent human toll.

 

For more on Aleppo's Old City:  http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/21

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Mayan ballgame had astronomical function - Zee News

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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

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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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Traces of ‘Bali Kuna’ kingdom at Museum of Archeology

Traces of ‘Bali Kuna’ kingdom at Museum of Archeology | Archaeology News | Scoop.it

Traces of human existence and culture from the pre-historic and historic eras in Bali can still be seen at the Museum of Archeology, also known as the Museum Gedung Arca, in Bedulu, near the Tampaksiring Palace in Gianyar regency.

 

The museum, which is next to the Bali Ancient Heritage Conservation Agency (Balai Pelestarian Peninggalan Purbakala Bali), is located in Bedulu village, about 30 kilometers from Denpasar and 15 minutes from Ubud, and stands between two rivers, Tukad Petanu and Tukad Pakerisan.

 

The villagers’ homes, the temples of Pusering Jagat, Penataran Sasih and Samuan Tiga, and the rice fields in Bedulu village and the nearby village of Pejeng are widely known as sites where various ancient Balinese artifacts have been unearthed.

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Bulgarian finance minister promises more funds after visit to Black Sea site – reports

Bulgarian finance minister promises more funds after visit to Black Sea site – reports | Archaeology News | Scoop.it

Bulgarian Finance Minister Simeon Dyankov, after a visit to the Sinemorets site on the country’s Black Sea coast after the discovery two days before of a Thracian silver treasure, has said that funds for archaeological work in Bulgaria would be increased to 10 million leva (about five million euro) in 2013, Bulgarian-language media reports said.

 

Accompanied by Tsarevo mayor Georgi Lapchev, Dyankov – also one of Bulgaria’s deputy prime ministers – met the head of the archaeological excavation team, Professor Daniela Agre, and was briefed on the find that had been hidden near the vault wall near the tower at the site.

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Emergency meeting on saving Syria's heritage to be held Monday at Cairo University - Islamic - Heritage - Ahram Online

Emergency meeting on saving Syria's heritage to be held Monday at Cairo University - Islamic - Heritage - Ahram Online | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Emergency,meeting,on,saving,Syrias,heritage,to,be,held,Monday,at,Cairo,University,

 

Under the auspices of Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (ISESCO), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) bureau in Egypt and Egypt’s Ministry of State for Antiquities, the Faculty of Archaeology at Cairo University is hosting an emergency meeting to discuss all possible measures to protect Syrian archaeological heritage presently subject to destruction amid the ongoing civil war in the country.

According to Mohamed Ibrahim, minister of state for antiquities, the meeting will discuss all possible efforts that could be exerted to stand against the destruction of Syria’s archaeological sites that date back more than 6000 years.

 

Dean of the Faculty of Archaeology Mohamed Hamza pointed out that archaeologists and Arab ambassadors who will attended the meeting will issue a statement condemning the destruction of Syrian archaeological sites, putting all the responsibility on the shoulders of the Syrian state for failing to protect such sites across Syria.

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