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Ammaia: a cidade perdida do Alentejo

Ammaia: a cidade perdida do Alentejo | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
Até há pouco tempo havia dúvidas sobre a sua localização e foi destruída por 2 vezes por fenómenos desconhecidos. Conheça a história da cidade de Ammaia.
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História, Arqueologia e Património. Uma plataforma de divulgação cultural e científica.
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Entrevista - ″Dando a Portugal um lugar de honra no meu livro não fiz mais do que prestar-lhe justiça″

Entrevista - ″Dando a Portugal um lugar de honra no meu livro não fiz mais do que prestar-lhe justiça″ | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
Já escreveu sobre os gauleses, também sobre os árabes e agora aventurou-se num livro cujo título revela logo muita ambição: A Grande História do Mundo. François Reynaert, jornalista e escritor, colunista na revista L"Obs, conversou com o DN sobre o seu livro recém-traduzido para português, uma interessante obra de divulgação histórica.
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BBC - History - Ancient History in depth: An Introduction to Marine Archaeology

BBC - History - Ancient History in depth: An Introduction to Marine Archaeology | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
The story of marine archaeology
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5 ancient sites of the Hittite Empire

5 ancient sites of the Hittite Empire | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
The Hittites were an Ancient Anatolian people who established an empire centered onHattusa in north-central Anatolia around 1600 BC.
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Evidence of Viking Outpost Found in Canada

Evidence of Viking Outpost Found in Canada | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
Telltale blade sharpeners may be smoking guns in the quest for the New World's second known Viking site.
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Jewellery from the mysterious ‘queen’ of Stonehenge goes on display: Stunning pieces were found in the grave of a high-status woman 200 years ago

Jewellery from the mysterious ‘queen’ of Stonehenge goes on display: Stunning pieces were found in the grave of a high-status woman 200 years ago | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
Woman's remains were found in 1808 in a grave overlooking Stonehenge Collection includes amber earrings, buttons from a cloak and pendants that indicate the woman had social status Her identity is unknown it is unclear why she was given such a lavish burial Objects are going on display for first time at Stonehenge Visitors Centre…
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A History of Royal Food and Feasting - University of Reading

A History of Royal Food and Feasting  - University of Reading | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
Chart the history of royal food in the splendour of royal palaces.
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Portugal em Marrocos, olhar sobre um património comum

Portugal em Marrocos, olhar sobre um património comum | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
Portugal em Marrocos, olhar sobre um património comum, leva-nos à descoberta do legado patrimonial português em terras marroquinas. As praças-fortes portuguesas encontravam-se isoladas e dependiam dos abastecimentos vindos da metrópole. Para as gerir de forma eficiente e garantir a sua sobrevivência, os portugueses tiveram de introduzir alterações nos seus sistemas defensivos e nas suas estruturas…
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Um mergulho na Arqueologia Subaquática

Neste vídeo viajei para Salvador (BA) para entrevistar o arqueólogo Luis Felipe Freire Dantas Santos, especialista em Arqueologia Subaquática. --------------...
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Cabo Verde vai contribuir para elaboração do Catálogo do Património Imaterial dos PALOP

Cabo Verde vai contribuir para elaboração do Catálogo do Património Imaterial dos PALOP | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
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The Palaeolithic Cave Paintings of the Niaux Cave in France

The Palaeolithic Cave Paintings of the Niaux Cave in France | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
Niaux Cave is located in the northern foothills of the Pyrenees northern foothills of the Pyrenees, in France. Niaux Cave is one of many in this region of France, and is one of Europe's most impressive Palaeolithic rock art galleries of cave art paintings.
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This frozen woolly mammoth changes human history

This frozen woolly mammoth changes human history | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
The frozen remains of a young male woolly mammoth discovered in Russia shows signs that it died from an attack from human hunters. The timing of that attack has researchers excited. To read more...
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The face of African slavery in Qajar Iran – in pictures

The face of African slavery in Qajar Iran – in pictures | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
Anthropologist Pedram Khosronejad has embarked on a new and controversial topic in Iranian studies, developing a narrative on African slavery in Persia through archival photography, interviews and scattered text. Here he curates from his burgeoning collection
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This 3,500-Year-Old Greek Tomb Upended What We Thought We Knew About the Roots of Western Civilization

This 3,500-Year-Old Greek Tomb Upended What We Thought We Knew About the Roots of Western Civilization | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it

The recent discovery of the grave of an ancient soldier is challenging accepted wisdom among archaeologists
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Experts call for excavation of priceless texts buried by Vesuvius

Experts call for excavation of priceless texts buried by Vesuvius | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
Scholars have pleaded for Italian authorities to complete excavations at the site of Herculaneum in Italy (pictured), warning that priceless classical texts buried there could be lost forever.
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Cave Art : Bison of Tuc D'Audoubert

Cave Art : Bison of Tuc D'Audoubert | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
On 15th September 1999, the Bradshaw Foundation visited the 15000 year old Bull and Cow Bison one of the Art Wonders of the World. The Cavernes du Volp consists of three cave systems, Les Trois Freres, Enlene, and Tuc d Audoubert, made by the river Volp which runs underground beneath a limestone formation in the foothills of the French Pyrenees.
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Uncovering the mystery of very early humans in New Mexico

Uncovering the mystery of very early humans in New Mexico | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
Shaggy, heavy-shouldered bison have grazed the wide open spaces of the American Southwest for thousands of years. They made a tempting target for the hunters who walked the empty landscape between 9,000 and 13,000 years ago.
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Serpa - Museu de Arqueologia reabre após uma década fechado

Serpa - Museu de Arqueologia reabre após uma década fechado | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
As portas abrem nesta quinta-feira. As obras que decorreram permitiram "renovar a coleção do museu" e incluir novos conteúdos multimédia, como aqueles que o cineasta João Botelho ali assina
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King Tut's tomb: '90%' chance of hidden chambers

King Tut's tomb: '90%' chance of hidden chambers | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
Findings from a radar scan of Tutankhamun's tomb will be a crucial step in resolving one of ancient Egypt's biggest enigmas.
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Harmful mutations have accumulated during early human migrations out of Africa

Harmful mutations have accumulated during early human migrations out of Africa | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
The further a population moves away from its place of origin, the more harmful mutations it will carry.
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Menagerie by Caroline Grigson review – a lively history of strange animals and stranger people

Menagerie by Caroline Grigson review – a lively history of strange animals and stranger people | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
A richly descriptive account of strange beasts on the streets, which ranges from royal lions and a dodo to ostriches that ate nails
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Let's go a Viking: Sailing on the Sea Stallion of Glendalough | Irish Archaeology

Let's go a Viking: Sailing on the Sea Stallion of Glendalough | Irish Archaeology | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
A fascinating post by Alva Mac Gowan who recounts her recent voyage on the Sea Stallion of Glendalough, a reconstructed Viking longship
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Baobab Eventos | Congresos y eventos | Granada

Baobab Eventos | Congresos y eventos | Granada | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
VI Congreso del Neolítico Peninsular
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This bizarre medieval manuscript has never been deciphered

This bizarre medieval manuscript has never been deciphered | Observatório da Memória | Scoop.it
Illustrated with fantastical plants and nude women, the Voynich Manuscript has baffled centuries of experts.
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