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Early Christians in Viking Denmark : Archaeology News from Past ...

Early Christians in Viking Denmark : Archaeology News from Past ... | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Excavations at the Domskirke in Ribe, Denmark began in 2008 and analysis of the results lend new insight into early Christianity, where this may have been one of the first places in the country where a small enclave of Christians worshipped and died.
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The Beginning of The End @ The Lonaconing Silk Mill

The Beginning of The End @ The Lonaconing Silk Mill | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Early in 2011 I was contacted by a central Pennsylvania graphic artist about touring and photographing an old mill in Maryland. This was no normal mill though, this was the last completely in-tact ...
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Strange Finds and Other Buried Facts : DNews

Strange Finds and Other Buried Facts : DNews | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
As the historical action movie 'Pompeii,' opens we list 10 surprising things about ancient Romans you probably didn't know.
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Were the ancient Greeks and Romans colour blind? - ABC Online

Were the ancient Greeks and Romans colour blind? - ABC Online | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Were the ancient Greeks and Romans colour blind?
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Homer left historians with the impression that the ancient Greeks and Romans had an underdeveloped appreciation of colour.
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ARCHAEOLOGY - Quake-hit ancient city of Tralleis being restored

ARCHAEOLOGY - Quake-hit ancient city of Tralleis being restored | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The ancient city of Tralleis in Aydın is being restored after suffering damage through ages of heavy seismic activity. When the work is complete, the ancient city will host large more tourists
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Power of the Picts

Power of the Picts | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
'History is Silent on The Meaning of These'I have been reflecting over the past few months on the Power of the Picts.No I am not referring to the 1969 album 'Power of the Picts' by Writing on the W...
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How archaeology is turning monarchs into superheroes

How archaeology is turning monarchs into superheroes | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
In recent years two of history's most maligned monarchs, Richard III and King Herod, have been rehabilitated. Historian Jill Hamilton asks who benefits from the good press the ancient kings have been recieving and whether the present is getting in the way of understanding of the past.
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Real 'Monuments Men' and Women Preserve Cultural Heritage

US troops are trained using playing cards with pictures of historic sites to respect the culture.
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George Clooney, Bill Murray and Matt Damon back return of Elgin marbles

George Clooney, Bill Murray and Matt Damon back return of Elgin marbles | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Hollywood actors say Greek sculptures have had a "very nice stay" in Britain but should be returned
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Intact 3600 year old Egyptian sarcophagus among new discoveries

Intact 3600 year old Egyptian sarcophagus among new discoveries | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Researchers on the Djehuty Project have discovered an intact coffin of a man named Neb in the necropolis of Dra Abu el-Naga, in Luxor (ancient Thebes) dating back 3600 years
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Aztec dog burials puzzle archaeologists

Aztec dog burials puzzle archaeologists | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
During salvage excavations in Azcapotzalco (NW Mexico City), archaeologists discovered the remains of 12 dogs dating to the Late Postclassic
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Clovis genome settles debate on indigenous American lineage

Clovis genome settles debate on indigenous American lineage | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Nearly 50 years of archaeological research points to the Clovis complex as having developed south of the North American ice sheets from an ancestral technology, now this theory has been confirmed
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Inhabiting what is now North America around 12,600 years ago the Clovis people (named after the type site in New Mexico) were not the first humans to walk this land, but they do represent the first widespread occupation of the continent – until the culture mysteriously disappeared only a few hundred years after its origin.

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Lupercalia: The Romantic Holiday Before Valentine's Day | Latin Language Blog

Lupercalia: The Romantic Holiday Before Valentine's Day | Latin Language Blog | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Read and Learn about the strange "Love" holiday of the Ancient Romans.
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Caribbean ecosystem reconstructed prior to human settlement

Caribbean ecosystem reconstructed prior to human settlement | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A fossil deposit discovered on Abaco Island, Northern Bahamas in 2009 produced evidence of the first inhabitants and the species that became extinct because of that human impact
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Rare Statue of Shiva Discovered in Kashmir - Archaeology Magazine

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Rare Statue of Shiva Discovered in Kashmir http://t.co/AR1VbtMeI5 #archaeology
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GALLERY: Village excavation turns up a wealth of finds dating back 1,400 years

GALLERY: Village excavation turns up a wealth of finds dating back 1,400 years | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Archaeologists gained a valuable insight into life and death in Saxon England thanks to a dig in Haddenham.
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articles/The British roots of the Monuments Men

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articles/The British roots of the Monuments Men
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While George Clooney’s film offers a Hollywood view of the true story to save Europe’s art treasure, few know about the very British brand of hero who helped pave the way for the Allied armies’ art detectives
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Amateur treasure hunter finds Roman gold hoard - The Local

Amateur treasure hunter finds Roman gold hoard - The Local | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
German archaeologists have recovered a find of over a million euros worth of Roman gold and silver jewellery from an amateur treasure hunter who dug it up illeg
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The Culture of War: Saving history

The Culture of War: Saving history | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Emma Cunliffe examines our relationship with cultural heritage in conflict situations and the efforts to save monuments and artefacts at serious risk
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Preservation Board Moves to Protect Prehistoric Village Site in Miami

Preservation Board Moves to Protect Prehistoric Village Site in Miami | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
MIAMI | Miami's historic preservation board has rejected a developer's plan to carve out and display a remnant of a major prehistoric Native American village.
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Ancient and modern cities follow same development rules

Ancient and modern cities follow same development rules | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Recently derived equations that describe development patterns in modern urban areas appear to work equally well to describe ancient cities
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Did the ancient Celts practice human sacrifice? - IrishCentral

Did the ancient Celts practice human sacrifice? - IrishCentral | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
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Did the ancient Celts practice human sacrifice?
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In all of Ireland's rich and ancient mythical tradition - there is only one reference to human sacrifice.
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Rare wooden anthropoid sarcophagus discovered in Luxor

Rare wooden anthropoid sarcophagus discovered in Luxor | Archaeology News | Scoop.it

A Spanish-Egyptian archeological team working on Luxor's west bank has discovered a rare wooden human-shaped sarcophagus from the 17th dynasty.

The find came during routine excavation work at the tomb of Djehuty, treasure holder for Queen Hatshepsut, at Dra Abul-Naga necropolis. 

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Lost City found Underwater in China

Lost City found Underwater in China | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Qiandao Lake is a man-made lake located in Chun’an County, China, where archeologists have discovered in 2001 ruins of an underwater city. The city is at a de
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