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New discoveries at the Gallic necropolis of Esvres-sur-Indre

New discoveries at the Gallic necropolis of Esvres-sur-Indre | Miscellanous items of interest | Scoop.it
The historic town of Esvres-sur-Indre is increasingly under pressure for housing and this expansion is providing an opportunity to study a Late Iron Age/Early Roman period necropolis in great detai...
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Manning the ramparts: a hillfort on the edge of Empire

Manning the ramparts: a hillfort on the edge of Empire | Miscellanous items of interest | Scoop.it
Investigation of a lost Iron-Age hillfort in Southern Scotland led to the discovery of a large defensive ditch, constructed during the time of the Pictish Wars
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Nan Madol: the coral reef city

Nan Madol: the coral reef city | Miscellanous items of interest | Scoop.it
The only ancient city ever built on a coral reef, Nan Madol is a marvel of ancient engineering in the middle of the Pacific
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Statues discovered at ancient Hermonthis in Egypt

Statues discovered at ancient Hermonthis in Egypt | Miscellanous items of interest | Scoop.it
Two statues of Egyptian dignitaries were unearthed recently, along with a fragment of limestone wall from a temple dating to the Middle Kingdom
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Saving the murals of El Tajin

Saving the murals of El Tajin | Miscellanous items of interest | Scoop.it
Delicate decorative murals at El Tajin were deteriorating due to salt and moisture problems. It has taken four years of work to stabilize the art
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Developer destruction of Pre-Inca pyramid goes unpunished - Archaeology News from Past Horizons

Developer destruction of Pre-Inca pyramid goes unpunished - Archaeology News from Past Horizons | Miscellanous items of interest | Scoop.it
Real estate developers in Peru who destroyed a pyramid at the site of El Paraíso with bulldozers have not been held to account by the authorities
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Israeli settlers throw rocks at non-violent demonstrators near Hebron - International Middle East Media Center

Israeli settlers throw rocks at non-violent demonstrators near Hebron - International Middle East Media Center | Miscellanous items of interest | Scoop.it
A non-violent protest against the illegal Israeli confiscation of Palestinian land in Yatta village was attacked by Israeli settlers on Saturday afternoon. The IMEMC is a media collective.

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Examination of Olmec offering from La Venta

Examination of Olmec offering from La Venta | Miscellanous items of interest | Scoop.it
Recent mineral analysis, as part of a more detailed study of La Venta Offering 4, confirmed that the ancient Olmec civilization had a wide territorial and commercial reach
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Aztec offerings and skull rack victims found in Mexico City

Aztec offerings and skull rack victims found in Mexico City | Miscellanous items of interest | Scoop.it
Skulls dating to the Aztec period (1350-1521 AD) which had been pierced for display on a rack have been discovered in Mexico City
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Ochre hand imprint of Homo erectus revealed

Ochre hand imprint of Homo erectus revealed | Miscellanous items of interest | Scoop.it
Austrian archaeologists have revealed a trace artefact of a special kind - the imprint of a Homo erectus hand on a hammerstone
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Archaeologists return to controversial Vero site in Florida

Archaeologists return to controversial Vero site in Florida | Miscellanous items of interest | Scoop.it
Excavation of one of the most important Ice Age sites in North America – the Old Vero Man site in Florida, is expected to begin in January 2014
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Siberia and America connected by 24,000 year old Mal'ta boy –...

Siberia and America connected by 24,000 year old Mal'ta boy –... | Miscellanous items of interest | Scoop.it
The genome sequence of a 24,000-year-old Siberian boy has provided a key piece of the puzzle in the quest for Native American origins
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#GazaUnderAttack | Oct 24, 2012 | Israel assassinates 4 Palestinians in #Gaza (Updated Photos)

#GazaUnderAttack | Oct 24, 2012 | Israel assassinates 4 Palestinians in #Gaza (Updated Photos) | Miscellanous items of interest | Scoop.it
Oct 24, 2012 For the third consecutive day, Israel is targeting Gaza. Zionist media and biased mainstream media forget to mention, Israel is attacking Palestine and Gaza every single day. Launching...

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Water Crisis in the West Bank and Gaza Continues - International Middle East Media Center

Water Crisis in the West Bank and Gaza Continues - International Middle East Media Center | Miscellanous items of interest | Scoop.it
Israel gives illegal settlers 70 times more water than Palestinians in the West Bank according to the head of the Palestinian Water Authority and Ma’an News. The IMEMC is a media collective.

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