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Temple slavery in Ancient Egypt

Temple slavery in Ancient Egypt | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Temple slave contract : Image Credit : University of Copenhagen
In the University of Copenhagen’s Papyrus Carlsberg Collection there are more than 100 papyri dedications to the god, Soknebtunis.
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Yamagata University opens research center in Peru to study Nazca Lines

Yamagata University opens research center in Peru to study Nazca Lines | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Ancient geoglyphs located in the high desert of southern Peru have long puzzled scientists and anthropologists. They want to know who drew the Nazca Lines, and why.
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ARCHAEOLOGY - Midyat’s underground city awaits attention

ARCHAEOLOGY - Midyat’s underground city awaits attention | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Söğütlü, an ancient underground city in Mardin’s Midyat, expects to draw financial interest for its restoration.
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Cash Troubles Threaten 'Gladiator' Tomb in Rome

Cash Troubles Threaten 'Gladiator' Tomb in Rome | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The tomb of the Roman general who inspired the film "Gladiator" risks falling into oblivion despite a plea from Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe to save it, as recession-hit Italy struggles to preserve its archaeological jewels.
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Archaeologists Date World’s Oldest Timber Constructions

Archaeologists Date World’s Oldest Timber Constructions | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The 7000-year-old well of Altscherbitz near Leipzig during the excavation.
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City archaeology cuts a 'tragedy'

City archaeology cuts a 'tragedy' | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The proposed closure of Southampton's archaeology unit is described as a "tragedy" by heritage groups in the city.
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Prehistoric ghosts revealing new details

Prehistoric ghosts revealing new details | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource : Credit : University of Stanford

Scientists at The University of Manchester have used synchrotron-based imaging techniques to identify previously unseen anatomy preserved in fossils.
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King Richard III’s medieval inn recreated by archaeologists

King Richard III’s medieval inn recreated by archaeologists | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Blue Boar Inn : Univesity of Leicester
The discovery of a notebook in a private collection has led our Richard III archaeological team on a voyage of discovery.
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Study of pipestone artifacts overturns a century-old assumption

Study of pipestone artifacts overturns a century-old assumption | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The Hopewell people used distinctive stone pipes, often with effigies on them, like this owl pipe found in an early village excavation in Illinois.
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More Saxon Hoard fragments found

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Archaeologists uncover about 90 more pieces of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver believed to belong to the Staffordshire Hoard.
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About 90 more pieces of gold and silver believed to belong to the Staffordshire Hoard have been found.

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Chemical analysis reveals first cheese making in Northern Europe in the 6th millennium BC

Chemical analysis reveals first cheese making in Northern Europe in the 6th millennium BC | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The first unequivocal evidence that humans in prehistoric Northern Europe made cheese more than 7,000 years ago is described in research by an international team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, UK, published today in Nature.
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Dead guts spill history of extinct microbes

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Chinchorro Mummy : Wiki Commons Fecal samples from archeological sites reveal evolution of human gut microbes Extinct microbes in fecal samples from archaeological sites across the world resemble those found in present-day rural African communities...
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Heroic Age campsite location discovered near summit of Antarctic volcano

Heroic Age campsite location discovered near summit of Antarctic volcano | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Mount Erebus : Wiki Commons
A century after members of Captain Scott's Terra Nova Expedition climbed Mount Erebus, the University of Cambridge’s Professor Clive Oppenheimer has located their highest campsite.
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Soham allotment sold turns up fascinating glimpse into Roman past - News - Ely Standard

Soham allotment sold turns up fascinating glimpse into Roman past - News - Ely Standard | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
EXCAVATIONS at a housing development in Soham continue to turn up interesting finds according to archaeologists.
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Volunteers unearth 500 year old water mill near Helmsley | Calendar - ITV News

Volunteers unearth 500 year old water mill near Helmsley | Calendar - ITV News | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Read the latest Calendar stories, Volunteers unearth 500 year old water mill near Helmsley on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Calendar news
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'Alien-Like' Skulls Excavated in Mexico

'Alien-Like' Skulls Excavated in Mexico | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The human skulls had been mutilated to look strangely alien, elongate and pointy at the back.
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What was the significance of Megalithic Monuments in Atlantic Europe?

What was the significance of Megalithic Monuments in Atlantic Europe? | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Poulnabrone dolmen - 5,000 year old portal tomb in the limestone Burren area of County Clare, Ireland The construction of megalithic monuments in Atlantic Europe is not restricted to a single purpose, nor do they reflect one aspect of the community...
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Its the end of the world, as we know it….. or is it?

Its the end of the world, as we know it….. or is it? | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
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December 21, 2012 is not the end of the world. Eve
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Was Anne Boleyn buried in the Tower of London?

Was Anne Boleyn buried in the Tower of London? | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Tower of London :  Wiki Commons
Anne Boleyn, Queen of England and second wife of Henry VIII was executed within the grounds of the Tower of London. Her
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Research finds crisis in Syria has Mesopotamian precedent

Research finds crisis in Syria has Mesopotamian precedent | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Tell Mozan : Wiki Commons
Research carried out at the University of Sheffield has revealed intriguing parallels between modern day and Bronze-Age Syria as the Mesopotamian region underwent urban decline, government collapse, and drought.
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The economic crisis that we see in the 20th/21st century occured way longer, even in ancient eras as they uncovered in this article 

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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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Study reveals that Pharaoh’s throat was cut during royal coup

Study reveals that Pharaoh’s throat was cut during royal coup | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Mummy of Ramesses III : BMJ
Conspirators murdered Egyptian king Ramesses III by cutting his throat, concludes a study in the Christmas issue published on BMJ website today.

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Remains of sixth-century man in armor found at ‘Pompeii of Japan’ | The Raw Story

Remains of sixth-century man in armor found at ‘Pompeii of Japan’ | The Raw Story | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
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Restoration of Roman tunnels gives a slave’s eye view of Caracalla baths

Restoration of Roman tunnels gives a slave’s eye view of Caracalla baths | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Baths of Caracalla : Wiki Commons

In the middle of a patch of grass amid the ruins of the Caracalla baths in Rome, there is a staircase that takes visitors deep into the ground to a world resembling the lair of a James Bond villain.
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Tracing humanity’s African ancestry may mean rewriting ‘out of Africa’ dates

Tracing humanity’s African ancestry may mean rewriting ‘out of Africa’ dates | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Pamela Willoughby, chair of the anthropology department at UAlberta, is making discoveries in southern Tanzania that could answer questions about when and how modern humans emerged from Africa to colonize the globe.
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