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Tea and history served up at new cafe

Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of an ornamental Roman arcade under the floor of the property in Colchester High Street.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

5 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Finding The Anthropology In Latin Dance Music

Jorge Drexler 's songs have been called introspective and literate. He's been compared to Paul Simon .


Related Topix: Science, Dance, Dance Music, South America, Bolivia, World News, University of Southern California

5 hrs ago | Live Science

100,000-Year-Old Case of Brain Damage Discovered

A Paleolithic child that died 100,000 years ago may have suffered from brain damage after an injury.


Related Topix: Science

8 hrs ago | The Willits News

CalTrans prepping detour; nearing approval to move 900,000 cubic yards of fill

A view of the concrete pads that will anchor the bridges spanning the underpass road into Willits.


Related Topix: Willits, CA, Archaeology, Science, Mendocino, CA, Mendocino County, CA

13 hrs ago |

Artifact dig planned at Sioux City rail museum

A Sioux City complex that was once home to a repair and maintenance terminal for steam locomotives will be the site of an archaeological dig next month.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

17 hrs ago | People's Daily Online

'Amazing' tombs found near Ostia Antica

Ostia Antica, July 21 - A team of Italian and American archaeologists has uncovered the remains of important antique tombs in an ongoing dig near Ostia Antica.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Non-Profit

Tue Jul 22, 2014

St. Augustine Record

Cistern found at St. Augustine property

ALEX.SANCHEZ@STAUGUSTINE.COM Mischa Johns, city archaeologists assistant, Carl Halbirt, City Archaelogist, David Corneal, property owner and Stan Corneal, property owners brother, stand atop a cistern that dates back to the late 1800's midday Thursday, July 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: St. Augustine, FL, Archaeology, Science


Treasures rescued from war

It's one of the more poignant stories in the history of museology: a collection of rare and priceless artefacts from Afghanistan, believed to have been lost to the country's seemingly perennial political conflict, are discovered stashed away in the vaults of the presidential palace in Kabul, untouched and preserved while wars raged on around them.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Archaeology, Science

Sentencing Law and Policy

"Strictly Taboo: Cultural Anthropology's Insights into Mass Incarceration and Victimless Crime"

The title of this post is the title of this notable new paper by Brennan Hughes available via SSRN.


Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Science

Prince George Citizen

UNBC students build First Nation pit house

Eric Besherse uses a draw-knife to peel the next log for building Canada's newest pithouse, while fellow student Morgan Paulson and main instructor Vince Prince place timbers in the background.


Related Topix: Science

Remains of medieval manor house excavated in former stadium car park

The remains of a 14th century medieval manor house are being excavated beneath Walthamstow Stadium's former car park prior to development of the site.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

Ledbury Reporter

Sharing Heritage: Big Dig Ewyas and archaeology group celebrates A 9,900 Heritage Lottery Fund grant

Ewyas Harold History and Archaeology Group has received a A 9,900 Sharing Heritage grant grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund for its "Big Dig Ewyas" project.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, United Kingdom, Herefordshire County, England

The Tribune

6 Indiana projects get national humanities grants

Three universities in Indiana have been awarded a total of $1.25 million in grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Related Topix: Indiana, University of Notre Dame, Science

This is Oxfordshire

Exhibition unravels the story of boy king's tomb

Co-curators Liam McNamara, left, and Dr Paul Collins with a statue of the head of Tutankhamun made out of limestone during his reign between 1332 and 1322BC HIDDEN under the sand for centuries, this little statue will come face-to-face with thousands of visitors in Oxford.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Searching for Ribault's shipwrecks

Searching for Ribault's shipwrecks The search is on for what could be the oldest French shipwrecked vessel in the New World.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, St. Augustine, FL, Jacksonville, FL, US National Parks, Canaveral National Seashore

WBIR-TV Knoxville

UT "Body Farm" founder critical of MH17 victim recovery

Forensic anthropologist Dr. Bill Bass says he thinks forensic evidence to identify bodies from Malaysia Flight 17 has already been compromised.


Related Topix: Science, Train Disaster, Knoxville, TN

Men's Journal

Six Ways to Get Your Sex Drive Back

For the past four years, Helen Fisher, an anthropologist and author of Anatomy of Love, has been crunching the numbers from a massive sex survey undertaken by the dating site.


Related Topix: Science, Human Sexuality, Online Dating

CBS News

Archaeologists excavate colonial battleground in upstate New York

Volunteer Heather Engwer of Lake George examines an artifact during an archaeological field school dig at Lake George Battlefield Park on Friday, July 11, 2014, in Lake George, N.Y. The summer project is focusing on a site that saw heavy military activity during the 18th century, with American, British, French and American Indian forces battling ... (more)


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, New York, Lake George, NY, Adirondack, NY, Fort Edward, NY


Sea Level Rise Threatens To Flood Boston's Historic Buildings And Archaeological Sites

Flooding from sea level rise is threatening to wash away many of Boston's historical buildings and archaeological sites, according to WGBH News.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

Nottingham Evening Post

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Community archaeologist Emily Gillott with a fragment of medieval pottery found at the Rufford dig, above.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Roman Catholic Church, Religion


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