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Attila und die Hunnen - die Ausstellung

Attila und die Hunnen - die Ausstellung | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Das Alte Ägypten mit allen Sinnen - Ausstellung im Jungen Museum Speyer 2007/2008
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World's Oldest Wooden Water Wells Discovered

World's Oldest Wooden Water Wells Discovered | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Researchers have discovered four wooden water wells in the Greater Leipzig region in Germany, which are believed to be the oldest known timber constructions in the world.
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Books of Human Flesh: The History behind Anthropodermic Bibliopegy

Books of Human Flesh: The History behind Anthropodermic Bibliopegy | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Amongst a collection of medical oddities housed at the Surgeons’ Hall Museum in Edinburgh lies a tattered pocketbook [left], no longer than the length of a man’s hand. It is dark brown—nearly black...
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Monsters in the Roman Sky: Heaven and Earth in Manilius’ Astronomica

Monsters in the Roman Sky: Heaven and Earth in Manilius’ Astronomica | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
The five-book astrological poem of Manilius, composed during the final years of Augustus’ reign and under his successor Tiberius,1 was part of a growing tradition of rendering Greek science and mythology into Roman literature.
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Oh! The Places You’ll Go!: The Amazing Places Medieval Manuscripts Have Been Discovered.

Oh! The Places You’ll Go!: The Amazing Places Medieval Manuscripts Have Been Discovered. | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Julie Somers Lately, as I investigate the networks along which medieval manuscripts traveled, my thoughts often turn to connections with my own books. When I look at my home library, although many ...
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What is A Chronicle? On the Joy of Reading History

What is A Chronicle? On the Joy of Reading History | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Recent scholarship has hotly debated the definitions of chronicles as a genre, and focussed on the task tracing them back to their authentic, pristine text.
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Sags, Bags, and Wrinkles in Roman Portraiture

When one visualizes the Roman Republic, the first image that usually comes to mind is that of a male aristocrat whose portrait bears the signs of advanced ag...
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ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD SCHOOL IEP

ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD SCHOOL IEP | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Apprentice Boys: Cannon found in secret wall spark mystery - Features - Belfast Newsletter

Apprentice Boys: Cannon found in secret wall spark mystery - Features - Belfast Newsletter | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Cannon have long been associated with the Apprentice Boys, but four which were discovered behind a secret wall in the basement have sparked a mystery which so far can no one has been able to solve.
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Latin Love and Lust Epigram: Inscriptions from the Walls of Pompeii (contrbuted by Amelia W. Eichengreen) – The Classical Anthology

Latin Love and Lust Epigram: Inscriptions from the Walls of Pompeii (contrbuted by Amelia W. Eichengreen) – The Classical Anthology | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Bawdy badges and the Black Death : late medieval apotropaic devices against the spread of the plague

Bawdy badges and the Black Death : late medieval apotropaic devices against the spread of the plague | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Owing to the fact that historians generally view the late medieval period as an
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On Assignment: Millions of Puppy Mummies Found

In an ancient Egyptian catacomb, a National Geographic explorer made an astonishing discovery — millions of puppy mummies.
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Archaeologists find strange mound of sacrifice victims’ skulls at field in Mexico

Archaeologists find strange mound of sacrifice victims’ skulls at field in Mexico | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
MEXICO CITY — Archaeologists say they have turned up about 150 skulls of human sacrifice victims in a field in central Mexico, one of the first times that such a large accumulation of severed heads has been found outside of a major pyramid or...
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2,000-year-old carving depicts stylishly plump Africa princess

2,000-year-old carving depicts stylishly plump Africa princess | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
A 2,000-year-old relief carved with an image of what appears to be a, stylishly overweight, princess has been discovered in an "extremely fragile" palace in the ancient city of Meroë, in Sudan, archaeologists say.
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Emergent Identity Masculinity and the Representation of Rape on the Early Modern Stage, 1590-1620

Emergent Identity Masculinity and the Representation of Rape on the Early Modern Stage, 1590-1620 | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
This thesis is an investigation of the representation of the figure of the man who raped on the early modern stage.
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The Duchess and the Necromancers

The Duchess and the Necromancers | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
The downfall of Eleanor Cobham was a shocking event in the 15th century, and it's disturbing today.
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Ancient Calif. rock carvings recovered after theft

Ancient Calif. rock carvings recovered after theft | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Authorities said no one has been arrested and they wouldn't provide details about the discovery Thursday, saying only that it was made this month after they received an anonymous tip in a letter.
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A relative from the Tianyuan Cave

A relative from the Tianyuan Cave | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Researchers carrying out excavation works at the Tianyuan Cave from which the leg bones had been excavated in 2003.
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Aztec Conquest Altered Genetics among Early Mexico Inhabitants, New DNA Study Shows | News

Aztec Conquest Altered Genetics among Early Mexico Inhabitants, New DNA Study Shows | News | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Constantius and the Visigothic Settlement in Gaul

Constantius and the Visigothic Settlement in Gaul | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
More significant, perhaps, is the fact that he was elevated to the position of Augustus by Honorius after he had temporarily pacified the region of Gaul.
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Morbid gallery reveals how Victorians took photos of their DEAD relatives posing on couches, beds and even in coffins

Morbid gallery reveals how Victorians took photos of their DEAD relatives posing on couches, beds and even in coffins | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Known as post-mortem photography, some of the dearly departed were photographed in their coffin. In others, they were made to look like they were in a deep sleep.
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Seeking Heritage Status for Laodicea

Seeking Heritage Status for Laodicea | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
From Hurriyet: Denizli Municipality has submitted documents to UNESCO for the inclusion of the ancient city of Laodicea on the agency’s World Heritage List. The ancient city is one of the strongest...
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Subway work in Greece unearths ancient gold wreath | ConstructionWeekOnline.com

Subway work in Greece unearths ancient gold wreath | ConstructionWeekOnline.com | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Gold wreath buried with woman some 2,300 years ago in Thessaloniki
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Stuff

Stuff | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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