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Neolithic Bones Discovered in Irish Cave - Archaeology Magazine

Neolithic Bones Discovered in Irish Cave - Archaeology Magazine | ancient history | Scoop.it
RT @CRArchaeology: Neolithic Bones Discovered in Irish Cave - Archaeology Magazine http://t.co/5w29cPG8iX
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18th Dynasty Tomb Found in Luxor - Archaeology Magazine

18th Dynasty Tomb Found in Luxor - Archaeology Magazine | ancient history | Scoop.it
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Apolline Project: new discoveries on the dark side of Vesuvius - Past Horizons Archaeology News (press release)

Apolline Project: new discoveries on the dark side of Vesuvius - Past Horizons Archaeology News (press release) | ancient history | Scoop.it
Past Horizons Archaeology News (press release) Apolline Project: new discoveries on the dark side of Vesuvius Past Horizons Archaeology News (press release) On the verge of completing her BA in Archaeology & Anthropology at Bristol University, and...
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Climate Change 'Helped to End Monsoon 4000 Years Ago' - Truthdig

Climate Change 'Helped to End Monsoon 4000 Years Ago' - Truthdig | ancient history | Scoop.it
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Climate Change 'Helped to End Monsoon 4000 Years Ago'
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“It is essential to understand the link between human settlement, water resources and landscape in antiquity,” said Dr Petrie.
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Neolithic / Chalcolithic Jade artifact from Varna | Aggsbach's ...

Neolithic / Chalcolithic Jade artifact from Varna | Aggsbach's ... | ancient history | Scoop.it
This is a Neolithic / Chalcolithic artifact from Varna, made of polished Jadeite, measuring 7×3,5×0,5cm. Some chips can be observed on the faceted ends. One surface of the artifact has not been finally polished and the ...
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New Study Reveals Source of Stonehenge Rocks - History

New Study Reveals Source of Stonehenge Rocks - History | ancient history | Scoop.it
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New Study Reveals Source of Stonehenge Rocks
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Thomas' theory was that around 5,000 years ago, during the Neolithic era, humans quarried approximately 80 bluestones (each weighing up to three tons) specifically for Stonehenge.
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Hellenistic Settlement Uncovered in Israel - Archaeology - NewsLocker

Hellenistic Settlement Uncovered in Israel - Archaeology - NewsLocker | ancient history | Scoop.it
JERUSALEM, ISRAEL—The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced that salvage excavations in advance of work on a natural gas pipeline have revealed a small rural settlement that reached its greatest extent in the third century B.C., when the...
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The Greeks were everywhere. I wish this article had more information.

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Orkney's archaeology - The Economist

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Orkney's archaeology
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“SEE that spade cut?” says David Reay, pointing with his archaeologist's trowel at the clay bank of a beach in Deerness, on the main island of the Orkney archipelago.
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Ancient Egyptian SCHOOL unearthed - and it even has a 1700-year-old lesson ... - Daily Mail

Ancient Egyptian SCHOOL unearthed - and it even has a 1700-year-old lesson ... - Daily Mail | ancient history | Scoop.it
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Archaeology Find: Camels In 'Bible' Are Literary Anachronisms - NPR

Archaeology Find: Camels In 'Bible' Are Literary Anachronisms - NPR | ancient history | Scoop.it
Archaeology Find: Camels In 'Bible' Are Literary Anachronisms
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New research revealing when camels were domesticated by humans shows that many depictions of camels in scripture may be off by hundreds of years.
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And maybe the fact that the stories were translated many times could effect what animals they were talking about.

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Egypt dig unearths 3600-year-old mummy - CNN

Egypt dig unearths 3600-year-old mummy - CNN | ancient history | Scoop.it
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Egypt dig unearths 3600-year-old mummy
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(CNN) -- Archaeologists say they unearthed a rare find during a dig in Egypt: a sarcophagus that's 3,600 years old -- with a mummy still inside.
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They are still finding these guys. The say the don't know who it is yet.

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Mastaba Tomb Discovered in Egypt - Archaeology Magazine

Mastaba Tomb Discovered in Egypt - Archaeology Magazine | ancient history | Scoop.it
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Eurogenes Blog: The booms and busts of Neolithic Europe (and their potential impact on our DNA)

The booms and busts of Neolithic Europe (and their potential impact on our DNA) http://t.co/xmT3iZPRW7
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SHIMAO RUINS IN CHINA REVEAL A LARGE NEOLITHIC CITY ...

SHIMAO RUINS IN CHINA REVEAL A LARGE NEOLITHIC CITY ... | ancient history | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have uncovered a number of altar relics, including jade artifacts and pits for offerings, at the Shimao ruins, a Neolithic city in China. The findings suggest a religious culture at the time in which human sacrifice ...
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And it was probably even larger than they expect.

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Ancient Egyptian Soldier's Letter Home Deciphered

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In the 1,800-year-old letter, written mainly in Greek, the soldier serving in a Roman legion in Europe tells his family he is desperate to hear from them and that he is going to request leave to make the long journey home to see them.
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I just thought this was interesting because I have two sons serving in the military.

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Comprehensive evidence for Neolithic tombs discovered

Comprehensive evidence for Neolithic tombs discovered | ancient history | Scoop.it
Strong evidence has, for the first time, been discovered suggesting that Vietnamese tombs in the central province of Thanh Hoa date from the early to late period of the Da But civilisation (6,500 - 4,700 BC).
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The Archaeology News Network: Decline of Bronze Age 'megacities' linked to climate change

The Archaeology News Network: Decline of Bronze Age 'megacities' linked to climate change | ancient history | Scoop.it
#archaeology: Decline of Bronze Age 'megacities' linked to climate change http://t.co/9CL1LM37Gr http://t.co/Km83bZicdm
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Climate change has been going on for 4.5 billion years. Some people would have you believe its all our fault.

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Stone Pages Archaeo News: Neolithic altar discovered in China

Stone Pages Archaeo News: Neolithic altar discovered in China | ancient history | Scoop.it
28 February 2014. Neolithic altar discovered in China. Archaeologists have discovered altar relics outside the walls of the Shimao Ruins - a Neolithic city in Shenmu County, in the north of Shaanxi province, northwest China.
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Amateur treasure hunter finds Roman gold hoard - The Local.de

Amateur treasure hunter finds Roman gold hoard - The Local.de | ancient history | Scoop.it
Amateur treasure hunter finds Roman gold hoard
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Experts say the find could be the largest and most magnificent collection of late antiquity pieces ever found in Germany.
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I feel sorry for the guy who discovered this booty. Did you know it is illegal to search with a metal detector in Germany? I didn't.

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Understanding the diseases of Mesopotamians - Past Horizons Archaeology News (press release)

Understanding the diseases of Mesopotamians - Past Horizons Archaeology News (press release) | ancient history | Scoop.it
Past Horizons Archaeology News (press release) Understanding the diseases of Mesopotamians Past Horizons Archaeology News (press release) The oldest preserved and studied Mesopotamian remains, apart from Neanderthals discovered in a cave in...
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One-of-a-Kind Aztec Dog Burials Found in Mexico - National Geographic

One-of-a-Kind Aztec Dog Burials Found in Mexico - National Geographic | ancient history | Scoop.it
National Geographic One-of-a-Kind Aztec Dog Burials Found in Mexico National Geographic Archaeologists in Mexico City have made an extraordinary discovery—the skeletons of 12 dogs all mysteriously buried together more than 500 years ago, in the...
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I just thought this was extremely odd and had to post it.

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Ancient Genome Suggests Native Americans Really Did Descend ...

In 2009, archaeologist Michael Waters, of Texas A&M University in College Station, contacted Anzick with the idea of sending the remains to Willerslev's lab. (In early 2010, the lab published one of the first genome sequences ...
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Bronze Age Woman Unearthed in Scotland - Archaeology Magazine

Bronze Age Woman Unearthed in Scotland - Archaeology Magazine | ancient history | Scoop.it
Bronze Age Woman Unearthed in Scotland http://t.co/h0Jp6aeGif #archaeology
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They find this bronze age woman and all they can talk about is her oral hygiene?

 

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Nemrud Dagh: The Tallest Peak In The Hellenistic ... - Guiddoo

Nemrud Dagh: The Tallest Peak In The Hellenistic ... - Guiddoo | ancient history | Scoop.it
This mountain has the height of 2232 m and so is the longest peak in the Hellenistic Kingdom of Commagene. At its summit, lies the monument of Antiochos I of Commagene. This mountain has four main parts.
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800,000-year-old human footprints found in Norfolk - : Archaeology News from Past Horizons

800,000-year-old human footprints found in Norfolk - : Archaeology News from Past Horizons | ancient history | Scoop.it
(Google) 800000-year-old human footprints found in Norfolk - Past Horizons Archaeology News (press release) http://t.co/zIHdTPpiUC
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This is a little before our time but I thought it was cool to find 1 million year old footprints.

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