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£1 million bid to 'Build' a pharaoh's tomb in Bolton.

£1 million bid to 'Build' a pharaoh's tomb in Bolton. | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it

BOLTON Museum could become a global attraction after unveiling ambitious plans to house a full-scale reconstruction of the tomb of a great Egyptian Pharaoh.


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Over 2,000 Artifacts Recovered From Norway's Melting Glaciers

Over 2,000 Artifacts Recovered From Norway's Melting Glaciers | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it

Artifacts that were hidden for thousands of years are being recovered from Norway's melting glaciers. What can these items reveal about human activity in the past?

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Bayeux Tapestry to be displayed in UK

Bayeux Tapestry to be displayed in UK | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it
President Macron is understood to have agreed to let it leave France for the first time in 950 years.

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A microbiological challenge in the protection of the sandstone Angkor monuments in Cambodia By Ji-Dong Gu + Yoko Katayama | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

A microbiological challenge in the protection of the sandstone Angkor monuments in Cambodia By Ji-Dong Gu + Yoko Katayama | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it

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Stone age hunter-gatherers' 'paradise' discovered next to major Israeli road

Stone age hunter-gatherers' 'paradise' discovered next to major Israeli road | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it
Archaeologists find hundreds of hand-axes used by early humans over half a million years ago at Jaljulia, north-east of Tel Aviv
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12 Secrets Of Regent Street

12 Secrets Of Regent Street | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it
Including why it's not straight.

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Ursula O'Reilly Traynor's curator insight, December 25, 2017 10:10 PM
Lots of fascinating facts about this familiar London street, including this one

"235 Regent Street, now home to the Apple store, was once occupied by Salviati, a glassmaking and mosaic firm hailing from the island of Murano in Venice. In 1898, the company adorned the outside of its Regent Street premises with an intricate mosaic, incorporating two lions and four coats of arms, representing the cities of London and Westminster, and the Venetian islands of Murano and Burano. The mosaics were restored in 1999 and can still be admired today.."
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Love a bit of history especially about a city that I used to call home in the 70's.
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Mummified Egyptian Woman's Portrait Mapped in Incredible Detail

Mummified Egyptian Woman's Portrait Mapped in Incredible Detail | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it
Researchers are using high-tech techniques to figure out how an artist prepared and used paints in a portrait of a woman in second-century Egypt.
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Two ancient Egyptian tombs discovered in Qurna, west of Luxor

Two ancient Egyptian tombs discovered in Qurna, west of Luxor | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it
Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anani announced on Saturday the discovery of two tombs in the ancient Qurna area west of Luxor. “The discovery was carried out by an Egyptian mission of the Ministry of Antiquities under the supervision of the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri,” said Anani in a speech during the … Continued

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Rare skeleton shown of human ancestor, 3.6 million years old

Rare skeleton shown of human ancestor, 3.6 million years old | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Researchers in South Africa have unveiled what they call "by far the most complete skeleton of a human ancestor older than 1.5 million years ever found."
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First-of-its-kind mummy study reveals clues to girl's story

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Who is she, this little mummy girl? a href= http://www.northwestern.edu target= _blank Northwestern University /a scientists and students are work

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Holding Hands for 5,000 Years, A Couple with Mysterious Jade Rings and Dagger

Holding Hands for 5,000 Years, A Couple with Mysterious Jade Rings and Dagger | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it
A Bronze Age burial near Lake Baikal intrigues archeologists who have not yet revealed contents of a leather pouch found between the man's kneecaps. Experts speculate that this ancient couple are
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Pictish carving found in Perth and Kinross revealed - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

Pictish carving found in Perth and Kinross revealed - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it
Workmen on Perth & Kinross Council's £35 million A9/A85 project recently uncovered a large carved stone whilst excavating part of the site.

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This 400-year-old painting being restored is the most satisfying thing you’ll see today

This 400-year-old painting being restored is the most satisfying thing you’ll see today | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it

The transformation is incredible.


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Found: A Rare Carved Stone That Could Rewrite Art History

Found: A Rare Carved Stone That Could Rewrite Art History | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it
A miniature masterpiece from the Greek tomb of the "Griffin Warrior."

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Reindeer Weapons: Ancient Hunting Implements Emerge as Ice Melts

Reindeer Weapons: Ancient Hunting Implements Emerge as Ice Melts | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it
Over the past 6,000 years, intrepid reindeer hunters have hiked through the mountainous regions of Norway in pursuit of the antlered animals.
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4000-year-old Ancient Egyptian Mummy mystery solved - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

4000-year-old Ancient Egyptian Mummy mystery solved - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Manchester have discovered that the famous “two brothers” Khnum-Nakht and Nekht-Ankh were actually half-brothers thanks to advanced DNA sequencing.

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Minnesota monk Columba Stewart rescues ancient manuscripts from modern threats

Minnesota monk Columba Stewart rescues ancient manuscripts from modern threats | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it
The Rev. Columba Stewart and his team at St. John's Abbey in Collegeville use digital photography to permanently preserve the treasures for the world to see.

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Ancient Infant's DNA Reveals New Clues to How the Americas Were Peopled

Ancient Infant's DNA Reveals New Clues to How the Americas Were Peopled | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it
Her 11,500-year-old remains suggest that all Native Americans can trace their ancestry to the same founding population.
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4 Child Graves Discovered at Ancient Egyptian Site

4 Child Graves Discovered at Ancient Egyptian Site | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it
Four graves, including that of a toddler, have been found at a quarry site in Egypt.
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Ancient Tomb Full of 'Soup Bowls' & Food Vessels Discovered in China

Ancient Tomb Full of 'Soup Bowls' & Food Vessels Discovered in China | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it
A 3,100-year-old tomb filled with bronze "soup bowls" and other food vessels covered in incredible designs has been discovered in China.
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Compositional variability of archaeological ceramics in the eastern Mediterranean and implications for the design of provenance studies - ScienceDirect

Compositional variability of archaeological ceramics in the eastern Mediterranean and implications for the design of provenance studies - ScienceDirect | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it
Compositional variability of archaeological ceramics in the eastern Mediterranean and implications for the design of provenance studies

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Iceman the movie: stone age survivor Ötzi is brought back to life

Iceman the movie: stone age survivor Ötzi is brought back to life | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it
The world’s oldest mummy has been a boon to scientists, the Tyrolean tourist trade and now to filmmakers
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Ancient Macedonian Kasta Tomb in Greece's Amphipolis set to open to public after excavation | TornosNews.gr

Ancient Macedonian Kasta Tomb in Greece's Amphipolis set to open to public after excavation | TornosNews.gr | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it
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Analysis | Ancient data, modern math and the hunt for 11 lost cities of the Bronze Age

Analysis | Ancient data, modern math and the hunt for 11 lost cities of the Bronze Age | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it
The research may help archaeologists discover ruins of cities from the ancient world.
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Pictish carving found in Perth and Kinross revealed - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

Pictish carving found in Perth and Kinross revealed - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it

Workmen on Perth & Kinross Council's £35 million A9/A85 project recently uncovered a large carved stone whilst excavating part of the site.


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German archaeology in Egypt unleashes "The Ibis Apocalypse"

German archaeology in Egypt unleashes "The Ibis Apocalypse" | Archaeology & Archaeological News | Scoop.it
Neues Museum display - Berlin   ‘Come to Berlin,’ the German informant wrote. ‘When?’ ‘Tomorrow. Meet me at Berli

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