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10 Recent Archaeological Finds That Shed Light On Our Past

In November of 2013, a team from George Washington University was conducting an archaeological excavation in Israel when they unearthed a 3,700-year-old wine cellar.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, Drink, Wine

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Prehistoric Civilization Discovered in Jackson County

Archaeologists are getting a unique look into our region's distant past. Crews with the State Archaeological Survey have uncovered remnants of a prehistoric society, right near the Southern Illinois airport.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, Mississippi

Rock Hill Herald

Preserving Santa Elena deserves more support

A mere 2 percent of the site of the Santa Elena settlement, on what is today called Parris Island, has been excavated since the location of the first colonial capital was confirmed in 1979.


Related Topix: Parris Island, SC, Non-Profit, Beaufort County, SC, Anthropology, Science, University of South Carolina, Nikki Haley, US Governors

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Archaeologists uncover nearly 1,000 year old village in Murphysboro

Pieces of what used to be a clay pot used by Native Americans in Southern Illinois.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Murphysboro, IL, New Orleans, Jazz, Robert Bentley, US Governors


Iraq elects new president as attacks kill dozens

Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician on Thursday to replace long-serving Jalal Talabani as the country's new president in the latest step toward forming a new government.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Jalal Talabani, Anthropology, Science

SF's Asian Art Museum appoints Dr. Tianlong Jiao as the curator of Chinese Art

San Francisco's Asian Art Museum today announced the appointment of Dr. Tianlong Jiao as the museum's new curator of Chinese art .


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Honolulu, HI, Harvard University

The Daily Beast

Iraq's Endangered Mythical TempleBy Nina Strochlic

For years, scientists have been searching for an ancient temple dedicated to a winged warrior.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Burma's Culture Ministry Vows to Limit Building in Pyu Cities

A farmer tills earth beside a marker that indicates the "monument zone" of the ancient Pyu city of Sri Ksetra.


Related Topix: Burma, World News, Anthropology, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Archaeological Project Continues At Fenton History Center; Camp Begins Monday

The Fenton History Center is once again offering hands-on learning about archaeology for children entering grades one through seven at two separate summer camps.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

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: Science, Anthropology

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Archaeologists to offer expertise on Vashon

This weekend islanders will have two opportunities to learn more about Vashon's native people through the clues found by archaeologists during the past century.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Vashon, WA, Puyallup, WA, King County, WA, University of Washington

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, Anthropology, Science, Mendocino, CA, Mendocino County, CA

North Devon Gazette

Hundreds turn out to archaeological dig at Batsworthy wind farm site

HUNDREDS turned out to an archaeological dig at Batsworthy today after plans for a nine-turbine wind farm on the site were given the green light.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Devon County, England, United Kingdom

Computer And Video Games

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris dated

Much like its predecessor, 2010's Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light , Temple of Osiris is an isometric puzzle game designed for co-op play.


Related Topix: Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, Crystal Dynamics, Square Enix, Video Games, Tomb Raider, Anthropology, Science

The Day

Ancient shipwrecks, modern damage to historic sites highlighted in Lyman Allyn exhibition

Robert Ballard talks Tuesday about a new exhibit featuring his discoveries of ancient shipwrecks in the Mediterranean and Black seas, now open at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London.


Related Topix: New London, CT, University of Rhode Island, Anthropology, Science, Boat Disaster, Connecticut College, Oceanography

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, Anthropology, 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, Anthropology, Science

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Archaeological dig to unearth pieces of Sioux City's railroad past

Sioux City has a long connection to the rails, and ground zero is the historic Milwaukee Railroad shops.


Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Science, Anthropology

The Times of India

ASI spent Rs 2.78 lakh on Unnao gold excavation: Govt

In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, minister of state for culture Shripad Naik said the ASI had took up the trial excavation to understand the archaeological significance of the site.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Shields Gazette

Roman site hailed as 'Pompeii of the north'

They include one of the earliest pieces of evidence for Christianity in Roman Britain in the shape of a silver ring.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology