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Staffordshire hoard site yields further 90 fragments

Staffordshire hoard site yields further 90 fragments | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Staffordshire hoard: part of a helmet was among the pieces unearthed in the Hammerwich field last month.
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Efficiency: Archtools Ltd

Efficiency: Archtools Ltd | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
"Founded in 2008, Archtools Ltd has been a supplier of bespoke archaeological tools and equipment across the globe"
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Solved: riddle of ancient Nile kingdom’s longevity

Solved: riddle of ancient Nile kingdom’s longevity | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Researchers have solved the riddle of how one of Africa’s greatest civilisations survived a catastrophic drought which wiped out other famous dynasties.
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Archaeologists unearth new information on origins of Maya civilization

Archaeologists unearth new information on origins of Maya civilization | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Archaeologists unearth new information on origins of Maya civilization
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First World War soldiers finally laid to rest

First World War soldiers finally laid to rest | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The remains of 2 First World War soldiers have finally been laid to rest nearly 100 years after they were killed in action.
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Margaret Thatcher’s Legacy To Archaeology Undone By Her Heirs

Margaret Thatcher’s Legacy To Archaeology Undone By Her Heirs | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Government of Margaret Thatcher played a crucial, if unwitting, role in the development of modern UK Archaeology.
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The Lost Spitfires of Burma – The anatomy of a legend

The Lost Spitfires of Burma  – The anatomy of a legend | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
In January 2013 the World's media watched as a crack team of historians, archaeologists and geophysicists assembled by global game company Wargaming.net, set out to solve the mystery of the lost squadron of Spitfires which, according to aviation...
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Iceman Ötzi had bad teeth

Iceman Ötzi had bad teeth | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
For the first time, researchers from the Centre for Evolutionary Medicine at the University of Zurich together with colleagues abroad have been able to provide evidence of periodontitis, tooth decay and accident-related dental damage in the ice...
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UC Research on Maya Village Uncovers ‘Invisible’ Crops, Unexpected Agriculture

UC Research on Maya Village Uncovers ‘Invisible’ Crops, Unexpected Agriculture | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
UC faculty have been involved in multiple research projects concerning ancient Maya culture for more than a decade.
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A High-Tech Look at Ancient Civilizations

A High-Tech Look at Ancient Civilizations | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Italian farmer resolutely tilling his soil may have no idea he's standing atop the remains of an ancient villa.

But seated at his desk at Duke University, Maurizio Forte knows.
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Djehuty Project discovers significant evidence of the 17th Dynasty of Ancient Egypt

Djehuty Project discovers significant evidence of the 17th Dynasty of Ancient Egypt | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Djehuty Project, led by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), has discovered on the hill of Dra Abu el-Naga in Luxor (ancient Thebes), the burials of four personages belonging to the elite of the 17th Dynasty of Ancient Egypt, who...
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Archaeologists find 10,000 objects from Roman London

Archaeologists find 10,000 objects from Roman London | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Discoveries include writing tablets, thousands of pieces of pottery and a large collection of phallus-shaped luck charms
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University of Leicester announces discovery of King Richard III

University of Leicester announces discovery of King Richard III | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
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The University of Leicester today confirms (Monday, Feb 4) that it has discovered the remains of King Richard III.
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Ritual sacrifice and decapitation

Ritual sacrifice and decapitation | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Tlaloc, the god of rain and water: National Museum of Anthropology and History in Mexico City - Teotihuacán hall Georgia State University’s Christopher Morehart and his wife walked about an excavation area in winter 2007 at Lake...
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DNA evidence of Richard III

DNA evidence of Richard III | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
University of Leicester geneticist Dr Turi King found a match between DNA from the skeleton and two direct descendents of Richard III on the female line.
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Search at historic church site of Richard III burial continues

Search at historic church site of Richard III burial continues | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Dig team to investigate 600-year old stone coffin and to learn more about Church that housed a King.
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Significant collection of prehistoric metalwork discovered at Iron Age site – along with gaming pieces

Significant collection of prehistoric metalwork discovered at Iron Age site – along with gaming pieces | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Archaeologists from the University of Leicester have uncovered one of the biggest groups of Iron Age metal artefacts to be found in the region- in addition to finding dice and gaming pieces.
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A Chinook helicopter airlifted one of the RAF’s historic aircraft to a new jet museum

A Chinook helicopter airlifted one of the RAF’s historic aircraft to a new jet museum | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A Chinook helicopter airlifted one of the RAF's historic aircraft to a new jet museum
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Richard III may have gone through painful medical treatments to ‘cure’ his scoliosis

Richard III may have gone through painful medical treatments to ‘cure’ his scoliosis | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Richard III may have gone through very painful treatments for his spinal deformity, according to University of Leicester researcher
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Towards the origin of America’s first settlers

Towards the origin of America’s first settlers | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The most supported traditional hypothesis points out that the earliest well-established human culture in the North American continent were the Clovis, a population of hunters who arrived about 13,000 years before present from North-East Asia...
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Roman Eternal Expansion: Dream, Folly – or Necessity?

Roman Eternal Expansion: Dream, Folly – or Necessity? | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Roman Empires was one of the largest, longest lasting and most important states in human history.
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New clues in the search to rediscover the mysterious Maya Blue formula

New clues in the search to rediscover the mysterious Maya Blue formula | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The recipe and process for preparing Maya Blue, a highly-resistant pigment used for centuries in Mesoamerica, were lost.
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Archaeologists shine new light on Easter Island statue

Archaeologists shine new light on Easter Island statue | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A team of archaeologists from the University of Southampton have used the latest in digital imaging technology to record and analyse carvings on the Easter Island statue Hoa Hakananai’a.
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Maya Long Count calendar and European calendar linked using carbon-14 dating

Maya Long Count calendar and European calendar linked using carbon-14 dating | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Maya are famous for their complex, intertwined calendric systems, and now one calendar, the Maya Long Count, is empirically calibrated to the modern European calendar, according to an international team of researchers.
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Pottery reveals Ice Age hunter-gatherers’ taste for fish

Pottery reveals Ice Age hunter-gatherers’ taste for fish | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Hunter-gatherers living in glacial conditions produced pots for cooking fish, according to the findings of a pioneering new study led by the University of York which reports the earliest direct evidence for the use of ceramic vessels.
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Steve Mallach's curator insight, May 1, 2013 8:06 AM

Fishing is in our blood, fisherfolk are either higher up on the evolutionery scale. or we're throwbacks to a simpler, more challenging time.

 

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Modern mummification sheds light on Ramses II

Modern mummification sheds light on Ramses II | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Photos courtesy of Andrew Nelson -  A mummified domestic cat, goes in for a CT scan at the London Health Sciences Centre.
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