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1 hr ago | 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.


Related Topix: Bulgaria, World News, Science, Anthropology

5 hrs ago | 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.


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

Fri Jul 25, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Middletown, CT, Anthropology, 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.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Archaeology and the Celtic Myth by John Waddell is Now Available

John Waddell's ground-breaking new book Archaeology and Celtic Myth was launched in front of a great crowd in the Galway Museum on 16 July by Vincent Woods, current host of 'The Arts Show' on RT Radio One.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Lynn News

Sedgeford history day

There will be family fun with crafts and activities for children of all ages including pot making and Iron Age face painting.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Cambridge Evening News

Archaeology Day at Denny Abbey Farmland Museum is a hit with families

Archaeology Day at the Denny Abbey Farmland Museum. From left: Rosie Youngs, 8, Finn Lawrence, 6, volunteer Livi Ensell and Anna Lawrence, 7. The museum, in Ely Road, Waterbeach, kick-started its summer holiday activity programme with a special archaeology day on Thursday.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology


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