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4 hrs ago | Sonoran News

Archaeology center receives conservation qualification

CAMP VERDE The Verde Valley Archaeology Center has received a major endorsement of its conservation efforts and abilities in a Conservation Assessment report from staff of the Arizona State Museum.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Camp Verde, AZ, Sedona, AZ, University of Arizona, University of Delaware

8 hrs ago | Archaeology

Vikings Used Boat Timbers to Build Houses in Ireland

The results of the excavation of an eleventh-century Viking settlement in Cork show that the settlers reused the wooden planks from their long-boats to build jetties and houses in a marshy area of the River Lee.

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12 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

Archaeologists Uncover "Vampire" Burial In Plovdiv

Archaeologists uncovered a Christian necoropolis with 80 graves during a dig in downtown Plovdiv , reports Vesti.bg.

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16 hrs ago | Kent Online

Neolithic henge unearthed in Iwade on site of new housing estate off Sheppey Way by SWAT Archaeology

The 6,000-year-old prehistoric monument, which is 30m in diameter and consists of a pair of ringed ditches, is said to be "as rare as hen's teeth".

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20 hrs ago | DNAinfo.com

Archaeologists Have Recreated Beer From the 1800s and it Tastes Minty

Archaeologists who recently recreated a recipe for centuries-old beer have brewed up a limited 5-gallon supply - which they're offering on an upcoming historic pub crawl.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Anthropology, Science, Recipes, Newark, NJ

Tue Aug 26, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Archaeologists Think They've Found 'Astonishing'...

The tall, bluestone pillars of Stonehenge in England are an iconic mystery, but what lies beneath is also " astonishing ," a recent survey of the surrounding land found.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, US Politics, US News

Oxford Mail

It's time to pop in and make the most of your university

DO you want to know about the 'Black Death', whether maths can cure diseases, or how to write a good essay? Oxford University is offering classes on these topics and hundreds more, and we are throwing the doors open to all those interested.

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The Washington Post

2 new Maya civilization centers studied in Mexico

Archaeologists in Mexico have found an ancient Maya city in the state of Campeche and rediscovered another forest-covered site that first was stumbled upon in the 1970s.

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ABC News

2 New Maya Civilization Centers Studied in Mexico

Archaeologists in Mexico have found an ancient Maya city in the state of Campeche and rediscovered another forest-covered site that first was stumbled upon in the 1970s.

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Broward-Palm Beach

Two Long-Lost Maps Spark a Quest to Find Forgotten Pyramids in the Florida Swamps

Upstairs at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, past smiling employees at the front desk and cubicles full of researchers and staffers, lies a secluded room behind a password-protected door.

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WDRB-TV Louisville

Jessamine Co. inmate charged with murder after fellow inmate overdoses on drug-soaked underwear

Archaeologists excavating an ancient tomb under a massive burial mound in northern Greece have entered the underground structure, which appears to have been looted in antiquity.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Louisville, KY, University of Louisville, Jessamine County, KY

Horizon

Ancient Armenian City Reveals New Secrets

Turkish archaeologists have recently published discoveries made underneath the ancient Armenian capital city of Ani.

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Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News, Science, Anthropology

Mon Aug 25, 2014

EKathimerini

Archaeologists clear entrance to ancient tomb

Excavation work at the site of Ancient Amphipolis, in central Macedonia, has almost entirely cleared the entrance to the huge tomb there and shed further light on its internal structure, suggesting an A'extremely originalA' departure from the prevalent architectural style of the time, the Culture Ministry said on Monday.

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The York Daily Record

Camp Security archaeological dig begins

Mike Stahle, right, a volunteer from Manchester, took vacation this week to help with an archaeological dig off of Locust Grove Road in Springettsbury Township to look for any evidence of Camp Security or Camp Indulgence, two Revolutionary War prison camps.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Manchester, PA, Gettysburg College, York, PA, West York, PA

Channel3000

Boy stumbles upon an ancient arrowhead

Ten-year-old Noah Cordle kicked off his summer vacation by dipping his toes into the Atlantic Ocean, only to make an ancient discovery when a sharp object hit his foot.

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SiliconValley.com

Brooks on Beer: The ancient origins of beer -- and straws

Our earliest relatives, back in the Paleolithic period, were hunters and gatherers.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Agriculture, Science, Anthropology, Life, Food, Bread, Baked Goods

Star-Telegram.com

Greek archaeologists enter large underground tomb

Archaeologists excavating an ancient tomb under a massive burial mound in northern Greece have entered the underground structure, which appears to have been looted in antiquity.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Greek archaeologists enter large underground tomb

A federal accident board has told UPS and its pilots' union they can no longer participate in the agency's investigation of a crash that killed two of the cargo shipper's pilots.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

Prince George Citizen

Archaeologists enter large underground tomb in Greece; appears looted long ago

Archaeologists excavating an ancient tomb under a massive burial mound in northern Greece have entered the underground structure, which appears to have been looted in antiquity.

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Christian Science Monitor

Archaeologists awl worked up over ancient piercing tool

A copper awl was discovered at the archaeological site Tel Tsaf in the Jordan Valley of Israel, dating to 5100 B.C. to 4600 B.C. A copper awl is the oldest metal object unearthed to date in the Middle East .

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