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2 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Egypt archaeologists find ancient writer's tomb

Egypt's minister of antiquities says a team of Spanish archaeologists has discovered two tombs in the southern part of the country, one of them belonging to a writer and containing a trove of artifacts including reed pens and a bronze inkwell.

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6 hrs ago | Switched

Ancient Roman Tiles Marked With Dog Paw Prints Unearthed In England

The paw prints and hoof prints of a few meddlesome animals have been preserved for posterity on ancient Roman tiles recently discovered by archaeologists in England.

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

6 hrs ago | Emirates News Agency

Sharjah Museums Department Explores use of Nuclear Techniques in Archaeology

WAM SHARJAH, 19th April, 2014 -- The Sharjah Museums Department recently explored the use of nuclear techniques in archaeology, specifically in determining the age of pottery, papyrus and mummies.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Science, Anthropology

7 hrs ago | Nerve News

Agraites show no pride in Taj city's rich heritage

Agra, April 18 - While World Heritage Day was celebratd globally on Friday, Agra's residents seem unconcerned and indifferent to the Taj city's rich historical legacy.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

11 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

Conference will examine the role of the railway in the history of King's Lynn

It's being held at Marriott's Warehouse on the South Quay from Friday, April 25 to Sunday, April 27. The event begins with a talk by archaeologist Dr Clive Bond, chair of the West Norfolk and King's Lynn Archaeological Society, on industrial archaeology Lynn, the port and the railways in the late 1980s.

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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Central MT ranch has up to 5K pictographs

Growing up on a ranch outside Lewistown, Macie Ahlgren used to enjoy playing at a creek that ran through the ranch, near a rock wall.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, Casper, WY

Examiner.com

New open access journal in archaeological science

Archaeology is science about distant, recent, current and future past based on the materiality as a main record.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, University, FL

The Telegraph

Preservation call for historical wonders

Historians used the occasion of World Heritage Day on Friday to call for proper protection and conservation of the state's historical marvels.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Anthropology, Science, Asia,

Newsday

Nazi labour camp structure uncovered

Experts working to discover a Nazi labour camp operated during the occupation of Jersey say they have found evidence of the camp's structure.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Archaeologists unearth lost landscape of Colonial Williamsburg | Our Story

President Franklin Roosevelt wasn't the only one impressed by Duke of Gloucester Street when he dedicated Colonial Williamsburg 's newly reconstructed 18th-century thoroughfare in 1934.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Williamsburg, VA, College of William and Mary

National Geographic

Egypt's Population Boom Threatens Cultural Treasures

The Pyramids at Giza and the Great Sphinx were once isolated in the open desert, but they're now surrounded on three sides by Cairo's encroaching sprawl.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak

Magic City Morning Star

Navy Underwater Archaeologist Brings Naval History to the Surface

In a container filled with water is what appears to be an oddly shaped rock. But Morrand, who serves as senior conservator and manager of the Naval History and Heritage Command's Archaeology & Conservation Laboratory, knows the object isn't a rock.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, US Military, US Navy, Patuxent River, MD

Detroit Free Press

Happy World Heritage Day: 5 remarkable, endangered spots you should know about

Romania's Carpathian Villages are among the endangered places being spotlighting for this year's World Heritage Day April 18. / Global Heritage Fund In case it's not on your calendar, today is World Heritage Day .

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The Cyprus Weekly

No charge

UNESCO has designated April 18 as the International Day for Monuments and Sites and, marking the occasion, entry to a number of archaeological sites and ancient monuments will be free tomorrow.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Travel, Larnaca, Cyprus Travel, Europe Travel, Cyprus Travel, Paphos, Cyprus Travel, World News, Cyprus, Middle East,

Diss Today

Waveney archaeology group gets Heritage Lottery Funding for war memorial project

Redenhall, Norfolk. Members of the Waveney Valley Community Archaeology Griup who've been given a grant from the Hertiage Lottery Fund to record and uncover hidden WWI memories pictured are Lorna Richardson and Andrew Macdonald at the Joseph Phillips memorial site just outside Harleston ANL-140416-123613001 A project aiming to uncover hidden ... (more)

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

Marco Eagle

The 'merit' of digging: Sifting through Marco Island's past, Boy Scouts become archaeologists

Gene Erjavec, left, Andrew Smith, Jordan Davidson and Scoutmaster Dan Davidson sort through the debris in a wooden sifter.

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Related Topix: Marco Island, FL, Science, Anthropology

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lockergnome

Why Sell Your Old Phone?

Why trade in your old phone to your carrier for a tiny fraction off the price of your new phone when you can sell it for actual cash? eBay now has a marketplace specifically tailored around the buying and selling of old phones that aims to put money in your pocket, where it belongs! Perhaps you need a little more coaxing, though? Here are my top 10 ... (more)

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The Spectrum

State park to host archaeology day

Frontier Homestead State Park will be holding its annual Archaeology Day on May 3. Visitors will have the opportunity to participate in activities involving Native American games, history, crafts and skills, and visit with a variety of demonstrators.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Southern Utah University, St. George, UT, Parowan, UT

Switched

Archaeologists Unearth New Areas Of Ancient Roman City

Archaeologists in Rome have unearthed a massive section of the ancient port city of Ostia, shedding new light on the city's historical significance.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Live Science

In Photos: Animal Prints on Ancient Roman Tiles

The tiles, which could be nearly 2,000 years old, date back to Britain's early Roman era.

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

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