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Toe Rings Discovered on Two Skeletons in Egypt - Archaeology Magazine

Toe Rings Discovered on Two Skeletons in Egypt - Archaeology Magazine | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Julian’s strategy in AD 361

Julian’s strategy in AD 361 | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Both Roman generals and modern historians have tended to find Julian's moves in the civil war of AD 361 hazardous as well as difficult to understand.
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The Archaeology News Network: Mexican researchers extract intact DNA from Palenque's Red Queen

The Archaeology News Network: Mexican researchers extract intact DNA from Palenque's Red Queen | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Ethnographies of Science: Conversation with the Authors and Commentary — Cultural Anthropology

Ethnographies of Science: Conversation with the Authors and Commentary — Cultural Anthropology | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Lepra in the Middle Ages

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A new genetic study dealing with Lepra:
V. J. Schuenemann, P. Singh, T. A. Mendum, B. Krause-Kyora, G. Jäger et al., Genome-Wide Comparison of Medieval and Modern Mycobacterium leprae. Science (online 13.6.2013)

 

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Jamestown archaeologists uncover 1600s horse

Jamestown archaeologists uncover 1600s horse | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
JAMESTOWN – Archaeologists at Historic Jamestowne have discovered the complete skeleton of a horse buried just yards from the 1639 church tower, probably some time after 1650.
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Mummified women, human sacrifices discovered in ancient Peruvian tomb | Reuters

Mummified women, human sacrifices discovered in ancient Peruvian tomb | Reuters | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
LIMA (Reuters) - Archaeologists in Peru on Thursday said they have unearthed a massive royal tomb full of mummified women that provides clues about the enigmatic Wari empire that ruled the Andes long before...
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13-Antrocom.pdf

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The Invisible Hunger:
Is Famine Identifiable from the Archaeological Record?
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Google Translate

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Archaeologists from the National Museum of Cacak Cacak found in 4,000-year-old mound, which assume, by way of building that belonged to an important member of the tribal aristocracy.

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700,000-Year-Old Horse Genome Shatters Record for Sequencing of Ancient DNA | Wired Science | Wired.com

700,000-Year-Old Horse Genome Shatters Record for Sequencing of Ancient DNA | Wired Science | Wired.com | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
By piecing together the genetic information locked inside a frozen, fossilized bone, scientists have deciphered the complete genome of an extinct prehistoric horse that roamed the Yukon more than 700,000 years ago, reconstructing the story of the...
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D. Bogros : Des hommes, des chevaux, des équitations. Petite histoire des équitations pour aider à comprendre l'Equitation (1989)

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Alaska: Chinese buckle

An ancient Chinese-style bronze buckle found by a team from the University of Colorado Boulder in Alaska may prove the earliest evidence of trade links with East Asia. The CU-led excavations are pa...
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Cholera is Altering the Human Genome - ScienceNOW

Cholera is Altering the Human Genome - ScienceNOW | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Scientists Track The Evolution Of Historic Pathogens

Scientists Track The Evolution Of Historic Pathogens | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Mycobacterium leprae (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Because the genomes of pathogens, disease-causing microorganisms, are a thousand times smaller than the human genome, they have been a lot harder for scientists to sequence--until recently.
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Museum visitors can 'unwrap' a mummy

Museum visitors can 'unwrap' a mummy | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
A museum in Sweden will digitise its mummy collection using photos and X-ray scans, allowing visitors to unwrap a real mummy in digital form.
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A Feast for Aesculapius: Historical Diets for Asthma and Sexual Pleasure

A Feast for Aesculapius: Historical Diets for Asthma and Sexual Pleasure | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Throughout Western history, people of all social classes have insisted that particular foods and drinks affected their bodies-purifying or contaminating them, and stimu­lating or tranquilizing their sensual spirits.
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Facial reconstruction of Mary Queen of Scots to go on display - Telegraph

Facial reconstruction of Mary Queen of Scots to go on display - Telegraph | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
A facial reconstruction of Mary Queen of Scots, created by the forensic artist behind the famous Richard III image, is to go on display on Friday.
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Origins of human throwing unlocked

Origins of human throwing unlocked | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Early humans evolved to throw about two millions years ago, during a time when hunting intensified, according to new research.
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the costumer

the costumer | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
The Arab Dress System, that developed as a result of the Arab Conquest, was comprehended by three...
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Excavation Complete at Medieval Jewish Cemetery - Archaeology Magazine

Excavation Complete at Medieval Jewish Cemetery - Archaeology Magazine | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Health and Illness in the Angevin dynasty of the Hungarian Kingdom

Health and Illness in the Angevin dynasty of the Hungarian Kingdom | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
'All the dresses were soaked wet by the sacred blood spilled, inasmuch it resembled an immense overflow of water.
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An archaeological smoking gun: the tomb of a Maya warrior queen

An archaeological smoking gun: the tomb of a Maya warrior queen | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Archaeologists in Guatemala believe they may have uncovered the tomb of the 7th-century warrior queen K’abel, one of the great female rulers of Classic Maya civilisation. The burial was discovered ...
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