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Genes show one big European family : Archaeology News from Past Horizons

Genes show one big European family : Archaeology News from Past Horizons | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Vatican discovers first ever depiction of Native Americans hidden under 500 years of soot in ancient painting

Vatican discovers first ever depiction of Native Americans hidden under 500 years of soot in ancient painting | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
In an ancient painting tucked away in the Vatican, preservationists have discovered what is believed to be the first ever depiction of the Native Americans that Christopher Columbus encountered during his first trip to the New World.
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The Archaeology News Network: Deep common ancestry of Eurasiatic languages

The Archaeology News Network: Deep common ancestry of Eurasiatic languages | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Pathology of the Week

Pathology of the Week | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
This individual is from the medieval layers of the Gilbertine priory of St. Andrew’s Fishergate, York.  We would like to thank York Archaeological Trust for the opportunity to present these specime...
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'Hermit Pope's' Skeleton Examined In Medieval Mystery Case

'Hermit Pope's' Skeleton Examined In Medieval Mystery Case | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Pope Celestine V was an elderly, possibly frail man. After living as a self-flagellating hermit in Italy, he served as pontiff for only five months before resigning at the end of the 13th century.
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The Archaeology News Network: Byzantine mosaic unearthed in southern Israel

The Archaeology News Network: Byzantine mosaic unearthed in southern Israel | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Justinian's Plague Redux ~ Yersina Pestis Confirmed

Justinian's Plague Redux ~ Yersina Pestis Confirmed | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Back in December, we reported on an article in PLoS about a genome-based study suggesting Justinian's plague was very likely caused by Yersina pestis (Also Seen: Justinian’s Plague ~ Yersina Pestis...
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PLOS Pathogens: Yersinia pestis DNA from Skeletal Remains from the 6th Century AD Reveals Insights into Justinianic Plague

PLOS Pathogens: Yersinia pestis DNA from Skeletal Remains from the 6th Century AD Reveals Insights into Justinianic Plague | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
From molecules to physiology
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Manners, Customs, and Dress During the Middle Ages, and During the Renaissance Period, by Paul Lacroix

Manners, Customs, and Dress During the Middle Ages, and During the Renaissance Period, by Paul Lacroix | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Image, Word and God in the Early Christian Centuries

Image, Word and God in the Early Christian Centuries | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
2013.05.07 | Mark Edwards, Image, Word and God in the Early Christian Centuries. Ashgate Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity. Ashgate: Farnham, Surrey 2013. 220 pages. ISBN: 978-1-...
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Greek 'Villas' in Southern Russia?

Greek 'Villas' in Southern Russia? | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
From Greek Reporter: During archeological excavations next to the Russkaya gas compressor station, near Anapa in Southern Russia, the foundations of three Ancient Greek villas that scientists said ...
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Temple of Jupiter And Caesar’s Last House Unearthed On The Palatine Hill | Caesar’s Last House | ITALY Magazine

Temple of Jupiter And Caesar’s Last House Unearthed On The Palatine Hill | Caesar’s Last House | ITALY Magazine | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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'World's oldest port' found in Egypt - complete with scrolls revealing everyday life for Ancient Egyptians

'World's oldest port' found in Egypt - complete with scrolls revealing everyday life for Ancient Egyptians | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
The harbour is believed to date back 4,500 years, to the days of the Pharaoh Khufu (Cheops) in the Fourth Dynasty. Khufu died around 2566 B.C.
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Ancient Milan church yields tombs, coins from 4th century - ANSA English - ANSA.it

Ancient Milan church yields tombs, coins from 4th century - ANSA English - ANSA.it | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Ancient Milan church yields tombs, coins from 4th century, Saints James and Philip declared a heritage site, , English News, Ansa
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Medieval lingerie? Discovery in Austria reveals what really was worn under those tunics

Medieval lingerie? Discovery in Austria reveals what really was worn under those tunics | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
A recent discovery in an Austrian castle has revealed that bras existed back in the 15th century.
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The Archaeology News Network: The Black Sea is a goldmine of ancient genetic data

The Archaeology News Network: The Black Sea is a goldmine of ancient genetic data | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Archaeologists find human remains of about 28 individuals thought to be approximately 1,500-2,500 years old

Archaeologists find human remains of about 28 individuals thought to be approximately 1,500-2,500 years old | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
A burial site with the osseous remains of some 28 individuals, whose antiquity is estimated to be around 1,500 and 2,500 years, was discovered by arch
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New hominin site found in China : Archaeology News from Past Horizons

New hominin site found in China : Archaeology News from Past Horizons | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Illegal Construction on Black Sea Archaeology Site Hides behind Bulgarian Elections - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Illegal Construction on Black Sea Archaeology Site Hides behind Bulgarian Elections - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Environmentalists in Bulgaria have alarmed of scandalous illegal construction going on in a protected archaeology site on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast right as Bulgarians go to the polls for parliament Sunday.
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Madame Isis' Toilette: Death by makeup- An 18th century beauty myth?

Madame Isis' Toilette: Death by makeup- An 18th century beauty myth? | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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PLOS ONE: Neonate Human Remains: A Window of Opportunity to the Molecular Study of Ancient Syphilis

PLOS ONE: Neonate Human Remains: A Window of Opportunity to the Molecular Study of Ancient Syphilis | 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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Ancient DNA reveals Europe's dynamic genetic history

Ancient DNA reveals Europe's dynamic genetic history | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Ancient DNA recovered from a series of skeletons in central Germany up to 7,500 years old has been used to reconstruct the first detailed genetic history of modern Europe.
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15 Things You Didn't Know About 15 Captains, Commanders And Conquerors

15 Things You Didn't Know About 15 Captains, Commanders And Conquerors | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Captains of armies, captains of ships - you know these guys. But you probably didn't know this stuff. Check out the Captain Morgan YouTube page to keep up with the adventures of Captain Morgan,...
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Two 15th century Timurid masterpieces to be digitised - Asian and African Studies

Two 15th century Timurid masterpieces to be digitised - Asian and African Studies | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
The Barakat Trust has generously awarded the British Library a grant to digitise two of our most treasured Persian manuscripts, Or.6810 and Add.25900, both copies of the Khamsah (‘Five Poems’) by the twelfth century poet Nizami.
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