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The Institute for Dark Tourism Research, led by Dr Philip Stone, is a global hub for dark tourism research, teaching and scholarship based at the University of Central Lancashire, England.
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The Hanging Gardens of … Nineveh?

The Hanging Gardens of … Nineveh? | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
This wonder of the ancient world may not have been in Babylon after all. A historian's new book points to Nineveh as the garden spot.
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The Archaeology News Network: 1,800 year old wooden mask unearthed in Nara

The Archaeology News Network: 1,800 year old wooden mask unearthed in Nara | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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The Archaeology News Network: Between land and sea: The extraordinary bestiary of the Roman mosaic of Lod on view at The Louvre

The Archaeology News Network: Between land and sea: The extraordinary bestiary of the Roman mosaic of Lod on view at The Louvre | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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The Archaeology News Network: Boat reconstruction changing view of Bronze Age

The Archaeology News Network: Boat reconstruction changing view of Bronze Age | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Did medieval sailors reach Australia?

Did medieval sailors reach Australia? | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Archaeologists hope to unravel the mystery of how coins dating back to the 10th century were found off the shores of Australia.
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Secrets deciphered as ancient Maya script meets the modern Internet

Secrets deciphered as ancient Maya script meets the modern Internet | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Researchers began decoding the glyphic language of the ancient Maya long ago, but the Internet is helping them finish the job and write the history of the enigmatic Mesoamerican civilization. ...
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Roman Mysteries & Western Mysteries | Animals in Pompeii & Herculaneum

Roman Mysteries & Western Mysteries | Animals in Pompeii & Herculaneum | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Animals in Pompeii & Herculaneum via Roman Mysteries & Western Mysteries
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Heap of Cattle Bones May Mark Ancient Feasts : DNews

Heap of Cattle Bones May Mark Ancient Feasts : DNews | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
More than 100,000 bones were found in an abandoned ancient Corinth theater.
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Behaving like animals: The Bonobo and the Atheist

Behaving like animals: The Bonobo and the Atheist | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Tessa Kendall reviews Frans de Waal's new book, The Bonobo and the Atheist. How much of our humanist behaviour do we owe to our cousins in the animal kingdom?
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The Archaeology News Network: Australia's Barrow Island surveyed on human life 8,000 years-ago

The Archaeology News Network: Australia's Barrow Island surveyed on human life 8,000 years-ago | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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How Ethiopian scientist unearthed 'world's oldest child'

How Ethiopian scientist unearthed 'world's oldest child' | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
An Ethiopian scientist tells the story of how he discovered a 3-million-year-old fossil known as "the world's oldest child."
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Polynesian DNA found in ancient Native American bones

Polynesian DNA found in ancient Native American bones | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Polynesian DNA has unexpectedly been discovered in the bones of now-extinct Native Americans who once lived in the interior of Brazil. These surprising findings are raising a variety of suggested a...

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Human impact on open-ocean food chain : Archaeology News from Past Horizons

Human impact on open-ocean food chain : Archaeology News from Past Horizons | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Iron in Egyptian relics came from space

Iron in Egyptian relics came from space | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Meteorite impacts thousands of years ago may have helped to inspire ancient religion.
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The Mongol Intelligence Apparatus: The Triumphs of Genghis Khan’s Spy Network

The Mongol Intelligence Apparatus: The Triumphs of Genghis Khan’s Spy Network | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Genghis Khan was a great military strategist, but his unparalleled ability to run intelligence operations was the key to his victories.
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Feeding the Dogs: The Queer Prioress and Her Pets

Feeding the Dogs: The Queer Prioress and Her Pets | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Everybody knows what we should think about the Prioress’ love for animals. She steals from the poor by feeding her 'smale houndes' roast meat and good bread. And she’s breaking the rules just by keeping pets.
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ScienceDirect.com - International Journal of Paleopathology - Frontal sinus osteoma in a 16th century skeleton from Zagreb, Croatia

ScienceDirect.com - International Journal of Paleopathology - Frontal sinus osteoma in a 16th century skeleton from Zagreb, Croatia | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Human sacrifice: how did becoming part of the Inca empire change things?

Human sacrifice: how did becoming part of the Inca empire change things? | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
I was looking through the May issue of American Journal of Physical Anthropology, when I came across an intriguing title: The variable roads to sacrifice: Isotopic investigations of human remains f...
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