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Mystery deepens in coffin-within-a-coffin found at Richard III site

Mystery deepens in coffin-within-a-coffin found at Richard III site | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
A medieval stone coffin found at Grey Friars contains an inner lead coffin -- which archaeologists will now examine at the University of Leicester.
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PHOTOS: Mysterious Medieval Mansion Found

PHOTOS: Mysterious Medieval Mansion Found | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Archaeologists working at the site of a planned housing development in Britain have unearthed a mysterious medieval mansion that, according to historical records of the time period, never existed.
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Unique medieval harness found at Cork castle

Unique medieval harness found at Cork castle | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
A unique medieval harness find has been unearthed at excavations at a Cork castle.
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University archaeologists uncover potential landmark in black American history

University archaeologists uncover potential landmark in black American history | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Just across the Chesapeake Bay, university archaeologists have found what could be the oldest free black community in the country.
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The Archaeology News Network: Roman-era mummy found in Egyptian oasis

The Archaeology News Network: Roman-era mummy found in Egyptian oasis | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Treasure Hunting in Turkmenistan

Treasure Hunting in Turkmenistan | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
J-Lo isn't the only one who went to Turkmenistan this summer. I was there too -- but unlike J-Lo, I didn't walk away a million dollars richer. But I did uncover something in the desert far more valuable -- and priceless -- than any sum of money.
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CARTA: The Origin of Us - Fossils of Modern Humans Interbreeding within and outside of Africa

(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) One of the enduring questions of human origins is when, where and how we "Behaviorally Modern Humans" emerged and why and how we...
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Long-lost toys of late-Victorian children discovered by archaeologists

Long-lost toys of late-Victorian children discovered by archaeologists | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
A collection of long lost toys, just unearthed by a team of archaeologists at The University of Manchester, have shone new light on the commercialisation of childhood by the late Victorians.
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A Sasanian Relief in the Yasuj Museum - Sasanika

A Sasanian Relief in the Yasuj Museum - Sasanika | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Occasionally individual artifacts turn up in our museums that have been extremely well conserved and stored, but have remained completely unknown to even the most dedicated scholars.
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Possible Vampire Graveyard Discovered In Poland

Possible Vampire Graveyard Discovered In Poland | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Researchers came across a spooky discovery when they unearthed a graveyard that appeared to contain the skeletons of four Poles suspected of being vampires..
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Çatalhöyük Week 3: Bodies in buildings and babies in baskets

Çatalhöyük Week 3: Bodies in buildings and babies in baskets | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
After a slow start to the season, this week we're finally seeing some action in the field with several Neolithic skeletons having been uncovered.  The first skeleton we dealt with in the North Area...
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China Discovers Primitive, 5,000-Year-Old Writing | Sci-Tech Today

China Discovers Primitive, 5,000-Year-Old Writing | Sci-Tech Today | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have discovered a new form of primitive writing in markings on stoneware excavated from a relic site in eastern China dating 5,000 years back, shedding light on the origins of language.
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Thousands Buried Beneath Philly Playground

Thousands Buried Beneath Philly Playground | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Underneath the swing sets of an urban playground in the Queen Village neighborhood of South Philadelphia are the forgotten remains of an estimated 3,000 African-Americans.
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Prehistoric Civilization Along China's Silk Road Discovered

Prehistoric Civilization Along China's Silk Road Discovered | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have unearthed evidence of a prehistoric civilization along the Silk Road in the Gansu province of northwestern China.
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Spanish fort discovered in Morganton

Spanish fort discovered in Morganton | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Before the Lost Colony at Roanoke Island, before the Jamestown settlement in Virginia, there was Fort San Juan in the North Carolina foothills.
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Epigraphs of ancient Turkic people discovered in Mongolia - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun

Epigraphs of ancient Turkic people discovered in Mongolia - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
OSAKA--Two massive slabs of stone inscribed in ancient Turkic script have been found on the steppes of eastern Mongolia, the first such discovery in over a century, a Japanese researcher said July 16.
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Tartars on the Frontiers of Europe: The English Perspective

Tartars on the Frontiers of Europe: The English Perspective | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
The relevant records in English chronicles reveal little about the actual historical events of the East Central European region in the thirteenth century but say a great deal about the perception and knowledge of a core country about the periphery...
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How to explain anthropology to a physicist

How to explain anthropology to a physicist | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Science works by proposing and disposing of hypotheses. Hypotheses come from a lot of places: previous research results, modeling, inspiration, and plain old intuition. Our intuition is a good sour...
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Photo: ERIC HASERT/TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS Gold doubloons from the 1715 Spanish Fleet rest on a table after being recovered off shore from Wabasso by the 1715 Fleet-Queens Jewels LLC. Of Sebastia...

Photo: ERIC HASERT/TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS Gold doubloons from the 1715 Spanish Fleet rest on a table after being recovered off shore from Wabasso by the 1715 Fleet-Queens Jewels LLC. Of Sebastia... | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
ERIC HASERT/TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS Gold doubloons from the 1715 Spanish Fleet rest on a table after being recovered off shore from Wabasso by the 1715 Fleet-Queens Jewels LLC. Of Sebastian on Saturday.
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Great Diagrams in Anthropology , Linguistics, and Social Theory

Recent additions: Evans-Pritchard (1940), African Political Systems. Alfred Gell (1998), Art and Agency: An Anthropological Theory. Lyman (2007), "What is the 'Process' in Cultural Process?" Anthropological Theory 7(2).
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Are “autochthonous” animal breeds living monuments?

Are “autochthonous” animal breeds living monuments? | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Are “autochthonous” animal breeds living monuments?
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New Neanderthal jewelry discovered in Italy

New Neanderthal jewelry discovered in Italy | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Paleontologists from Italy, France, and Norway reported the discovery of a new piece of Neanderthal jewelry in the July 10, 2013, issue of the journal Public Li
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