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Oldest-Known Evidence of Physical Child Abuse Found in Egypt - Archaeology Magazine

Oldest-Known Evidence of Physical Child Abuse Found in Egypt - Archaeology Magazine | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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The Archaeology News Network: The Art of Medieval Serbia at the Byzantine and Christian Museum, Athens

The Archaeology News Network: The Art of Medieval Serbia at the Byzantine and Christian Museum, Athens | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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The Mummy of Herakleides – Roman Egypt at the Getty Villa

The Mummy of Herakleides – Roman Egypt at the Getty Villa | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
The Getty Villa in Malibu, California is the beautiful educational center dedicated to housing the artifacts and antiques from the ancient Etruscan, Greek, and Roman periods. Written by Londyn Lamar
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Oshki Monastery’s History, Significance, and Current Challenges | World Monuments Fund

Oshki Monastery’s History, Significance, and Current Challenges | World Monuments Fund | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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A bog yields evidence of massacre during the time of Christ

A bog yields evidence of massacre during the time of Christ | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Archaeologists find warrior bodies hacked to bits in an ancient bog from the era of Christ.
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Haunt of the Resurrection Men - Archaeology Magazine

Haunt of the Resurrection Men  - Archaeology Magazine | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
A forgotten graveyard, the dawn of modern medicine, and the hard life in 19th-century London
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Roman-Era 'Cosmetics' May Have Treated Eye Chlamydia

Roman-Era 'Cosmetics' May Have Treated Eye Chlamydia | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Grooming kits may have been used to treat a devastating eye disease, an archaeologist suggests.
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Irony: small mouth may be product of soft, supersized meals

Irony: small mouth may be product of soft, supersized meals | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Agriculturalists have shorter jawbones than hunter-gatherers because their food is softer and requires less chewing, a development that may drive today's trips to the orthodontist.

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Ponce De Leon Never Searched for the Fountain of Youth

Ponce De Leon Never Searched for the Fountain of Youth | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
How did this myth about the Spanish explorer even get its start?
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The Ecology and Economics of Medieval Deer Parks

The Ecology and Economics of Medieval Deer Parks | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
There is a wealth of literature on a diversity of aspects of medieval parks, from their invertebrate ecologies, to rare lichens and bryophytes, to their herds of deer, their fishponds, and to the politics of fashion and taste and the provision of...
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The Archaeology News Network: Ancient theatre of Messene re-opens after 1,700 years

The Archaeology News Network: Ancient theatre of Messene re-opens after 1,700 years | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Researchers of the University reveal that in Europe began to eat whale meat 14.000 years ago

Researchers of the University reveal that in Europe began to eat whale meat 14.000 years ago | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Archaeology Press Releases and Archaeological News : Researchers of the University of Valencia have dated between 14.500 and 13.500 years ago the remains of balanus, a crustacean that lives over the skin of the whales, found in a bonfire of the...
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Early Human Burials Varied Widely but Most Were Simple

Early Human Burials Varied Widely but Most Were Simple | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
A new study from the University of Colorado Denver shows that the earliest human burial practices in Eurasia varied widely, with some graves lavish and ornate while the vast majority were fairly plain.
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The Archaeology News Network: Possible medieval cemetery located in Portugal

The Archaeology News Network: Possible medieval cemetery located in Portugal | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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ScienceDirect.com - Journal of Archaeological Science - Nursing mothers and feeding bottles: reconstructing breastfeeding and weaning patterns in Greek Byzantine populations (6th–15th centuries AD)...

ScienceDirect.com - Journal of Archaeological Science - Nursing mothers and feeding bottles: reconstructing breastfeeding and weaning patterns in Greek Byzantine populations (6th–15th centuries AD)... | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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An integrative study of ancient DNA and osteoarchaeological data of late medieval population

The project concerns the anthropological study of population buried in Piata Universitatii cemetery, in addition analyzing the ancient DNA, Archaeological excavations
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Preservation: When bodies don't decompose

Preservation: When bodies don't decompose | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Last week I discussed taphonomy and what happens when bodies decompose. This week, I want to discuss the reverse- what happens when they don't decompose? I'm not talking about embalming (I did that...
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5,000-year-old ‘transgender’ skeleton discovered

5,000-year-old ‘transgender’ skeleton discovered | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have discovered a 5,000-year-old skeleton which they believe may be the remains of a transgender person. The male skeleton was found in a suburb of Prague and is buried in a manner previously only seen for female burials.
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El misterioso hallazgo de la manos cortadas de Avaris... - iHistoriArte

El misterioso hallazgo de la manos cortadas de Avaris... - iHistoriArte | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Elements in Baby Teeth Reveal Breast-Feeding History - Archaeology Magazine

Elements in Baby Teeth Reveal Breast-Feeding History  - Archaeology Magazine | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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The Prince, the Park, and the Prey: Hunting in and around Milan in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries

The Prince, the Park, and the Prey: Hunting in and around Milan in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Cristina Arrigoni-Martelli of York University examines the efforts made by the Dukes of Milan during the later Middle Ages to take part in one of the most popular activities of European aristocrats - hunting.
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PLOS ONE: Burying Dogs in Ancient Cis-Baikal, Siberia: Temporal Trends and Relationships with Human Diet and Subsistence Practices

PLOS ONE: Burying Dogs in Ancient Cis-Baikal, Siberia: Temporal Trends and Relationships with Human Diet and Subsistence Practices | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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Theatrical headdress for the magical deer

Theatrical headdress for the magical deer | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Theatrical headdress for the magical deer in the Story of Rama dance-drama, approx. 1950–1960, Central Thailand. Papier-mache, glass, and mixed media. Gift from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s Southeast Asian Art Collection, 2006.27.10.9.
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Gender Roles and the Mass-kill Event: A Cross-cultural Analysis

Gender Roles and the Mass-kill Event: A Cross-cultural Analysis | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Archaeology Press Releases and Archaeological News : For the last thirty years archaeologists inspired primarily by the feminist movement, have become more aware of ‘gender assumptions’ when interpreting past human behaviour.
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