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18 min ago | Tivyside Advertiser

Castle still has lots of secrets to tell

Archaeological digs have been going on at Cardigan Castle for the past two years - but only five percent of ground has been investigated.

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4 hrs ago | WinBeta

Check out Never Future for Windows Phone, an action RPG game in a post apocalyptic world

Never Future is an action RPG game for Windows Phone that shows you just what happens when irrational thinking affects the world.

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8 hrs ago | Worcester News

Future of Bredon Horde assured by 5,000 grant

THE largest haul of treasure ever found in the UK, which was discovered in Worcestershire three years ago, will be on display for years to come thanks to a generous grant from a museum charity.

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9 hrs ago | Free Republic

Fossilized Brain May Give Paleontologists Headache

Who has ever heard of a fossilized brain? Few would expect such a discovery, yet it looks like that's what researchers found inside a Stone Age skull from Norway.

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13 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times

Gallery: National Trust hosts 1930s themed party celebrating the 75th anniversary of Sutton Hoo find

Sutton Hoo celebrate 75th anniversary with Mrs Pretty's Garden Party. The living history team as Anthony Culham, Evelyn Adams, princess Marie Louise, Mrs Edith Pretty and Elizabeth Perkins Seventy-five years ago, over glasses of sherry in a Suffolk garden, news of an extraordinary archaeological find was first announced to the world.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England

18 hrs ago | Blacktown Sun

Heritage discovery has Lawson link

IT HAS been confirmed a heritage site found at Prospect Reservoir late last year is part of the estate of Australian explorer William Lawson.

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Related Topix: The 80'S, Pop/Rock, Archaeology, Science

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

Divers strike gold again as exploration of 17th century shipwreck continues

DIVERS have found evidence to confirm that a 17th century shipwreck in the Thames Estuary was sunk by an explosion.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Archaeology, Science

The Telegraph

Culture causerati forget a 1000yr milestone

Chennai, July 27: Tamil Nadu's leaders, for all their prickly championing of Tamil culture, let the 1,000th anniversary of the coronation of the greatest Tamil king ever pass without a flutter last week.

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Switched

Tonga Was Once A Major Trading Hub, Artifacts Show

The seafaring empire of Tonga in the South Pacific Ocean once spanned more than a thousand miles, serving as the hub through which distant settlements exchanged artifacts and ideas, researchers say.

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Related Topix: Oceania, Tonga, World News, Archaeology, Science

Kenilworth Weekly News

Gatehouse's history is unearthed in town dig

Bryn Gethin, archaeologist in charge of the Kenilworth Gatehouse Dig with volunteers from Kenilworth History and Archaeology Society - Jan Copper, Keith Croucher and Margaret Kane.

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This is Local London

Signs of ancient life found in stadium's former car park

The foundations of the manor house from early 14th century and during the Tudor period when it was re-built The remains of a relatively unknown medieval manor house dating back to the 14th century are being excavated beneath Walthamstow Stadium's former car park prior to development of the site.

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Fire Dog Lake

Saturday Art and Archaeology: Copan

A major architectural and artistic wonder of the Mayan realm is found at Copan , in Honduras.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Asbury Park Press

MU students dig into daily lives of ContinentalsMU students dig into...

MU students dig into daily lives of Continentals At tavern site, Monmouth students digging in dirt untouched for centuries for "treasure" Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1rIBqDD Monmouth University's student archaeologists in 2010 excavated on the site and returned this summer to help the county advance its plan to convert the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Monmouth University, Archaeology, Science, Barnegat, NJ, Ocean County, NJ, Pine Barrens (Pinelands), NJ

Belleville News Democrat

Recent excavation may reveal Cahokia Mounds inhabitants' beliefs

The "bundle" of whelk shells and bird bones found tied together and unearthed at Cahokia Mounds by student archaeologists from the University of Bologna in Italy is unlike most discovered in the pre-Columbian settlement, said Cahokia Mounds Museum Society Executive Director Lori Belknap.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Great news for Agra's Mughal-era gardens

For nearly 50 years, World Monuments Fund, an international organisation has been working in 90 countries to preserve architectural and cultural heritage sites.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Home Gardening, Home

Mid Devon Star

Devon County Council publish list of school affected by teachers strike on Thursday

ENERGY firm, RWE, has enlisted the help of experts at Wessex Archaeology, to excavate what is thought to be a medieval settlement at Batsworthy, North Devon, possibly dating back to the 11th and 12th centuries.

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Sofia News Agency

'Vampire' Funeral Found Near Vratsa

A Medieval funeral of a man was found during an archaeological dig near Bulgaria's northwestern town Vratsa , reports the Bulgarian National Radio.

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The Raw Story

Shipwreck excavation may explain 349-year-old mystery of how warship blew itself up

A major underwater rescue excavation is being mounted this summer by English Heritage to solve a 349-year-old mystery: how warship the London managed to blow itself up without firing a shot at the enemy, in broad daylight, within sight of the Southend seafront.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Boat Disaster, World News, United Kingdom, Kent County, England

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WTNH

Unearthing history on Middletowna s Vine Street

Whoever thinks being an academic isn't a dirty job hasn't been to Vine Street in Middletown, where a mix of students, anthropologists, and historians are digging deep into New England's history.

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Related Topix: Middletown, CT, Archaeology, Science

York Press

Workmen dig up Roman human remains in York

HUMAN bones thought to date back to Roman times have been dug up by contractors working in the Mount area of York.

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