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2 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

Roman coins found in Mildenhall declared as treasure at inquest

A father and son found eight late Roman coins which archaeologists believe came from a hoard near Mildenhall, an inquest has heard.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Anthropology, Science

6 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Wine cup used by Pericles found in grave

Athens: A cup believed to have been used by Classical Greek statesman Pericles has been found in a pauper's grave in north Athens, Greece's top daily reports.

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Related Topix: Greece, World News, Anthropology, Science

7 hrs ago | PSFK

Signs at the Bottom of the Baltic Sea Aim to Preserve Valuable Shipwrecks

If someone walked into a museum and desecrated the artifacts on display, people would be upset.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Tue Jul 29, 2014

York Dispatch

Discover archaeology with walk, program at Horn Farm Center

The York County Department of Parks and Recreation and the York County Heritage Trust will present an archaeology program, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Horn Farm Center for Agriculture, 4945 Horn Road, Hellam Township.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, York County, PA, Australia, Oceania, World News,

Stuff.co.nz

Rich pickings in Mexico City

In Mexico City's Centro Historico are the remnants of the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples of their capital Tenochtitlan.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Mexico, Travel, World News, Mexico City, Mexico Travel, Mexico Travel, Anthropology, Science, New Zealand Travel, Pacific Travel, Painting, Arts

Examiner.com

Rock Eagle, is it really a bird of another color?

Overlooking the banks of a small lake in Middle Georgia is an enigma. It is a conical mound of white quartz fieldstones with tail feathers, wings and a head extending outward.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Anthropology, Science, Putnam County, GA, Eatonton, GA, Journalism

Archaeology

Erosion Exposes Human Remains on Kwajalein Atoll

The Yomiuri Shimbun reports that rising seas and coastal erosion have exposed human bones on the Marshall Islands.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Daily Herald

Excavation finds courthouse where Lincoln worked

Archaeologists excavating near the McLean County Museum of History in Bloomington have unearthed part of the footprint of the 1836 courthouse where experts said Abraham Lincoln worked as an attorney.

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North County Public Radio

Student archaeologists continue an unlikely partnership

Earlier this summer, a group of college students from upstate New York spent three weeks studying bones at an ancient archeological site in southern Albania.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Travel, Albania Travel, Europe Travel, Utica, NY, Colorado State University

EKathimerini

World's largest solar boat on Greek mission

The worldA's largest solar boat, the catamaran PlanetSolar, will embark on a Greek mission to find one of the oldest sites inhabited by man in Europe, an organizer said Monday.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Midhurst and Petworth

Petworth Park gives up its ancient secrets

IN scorching summer sunshine for nine days, archaeologists, history experts, volunteers and school groups have been excavating in Petworth Park to search for Henry VIII's banqueting house.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Philly.com

Red Bank Battlefield to be mined for artifacts

When a breathless Jonas Cattell dashed into Fort Mercer that October day in 1777, the enemy wasn't far behind.

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Related Topix: Haddonfield, NJ, Gloucester County, NJ, Anthropology, Science, National Park, NJ, Rowan University

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Tivyside Advertiser

Castle still has lots of secrets to tell

Archaeological digs have been going on at Cardigan Castle for the past two years - but only five percent of ground has been investigated.

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Free Republic

Fossilized Brain May Give Paleontologists Headache

Who has ever heard of a fossilized brain? Few would expect such a discovery, yet it looks like that's what researchers found inside a Stone Age skull from Norway.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Anthropology

Worcester News

Future of Bredon Horde assured by 5,000 grant

THE largest haul of treasure ever found in the UK, which was discovered in Worcestershire three years ago, will be on display for years to come thanks to a generous grant from a museum charity.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science

The Newark Star-Ledger

Parents/kids 'dig' archaeology lesson at Jacobus Vanderveer House in Bedminster

Erin and Molly Parker, of Bedminster, take a break from shoveling at their dig site.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Bedminster, NJ, Family, Kids

RedOrbit

Archaeologists Find Earlier Stone Age Artifacts...

Excavations at an archaeological site at Kathu in the Northern Cape province of South Africa have produced tens of thousands of Earlier Stone Age artifacts, including hand axes and other tools.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, World News, South Africa,

East Anglian Daily Times

Gallery: National Trust hosts 1930s themed party celebrating the 75th anniversary of Sutton Hoo find

Sutton Hoo celebrate 75th anniversary with Mrs Pretty's Garden Party. The living history team as Anthony Culham, Evelyn Adams, princess Marie Louise, Mrs Edith Pretty and Elizabeth Perkins Seventy-five years ago, over glasses of sherry in a Suffolk garden, news of an extraordinary archaeological find was first announced to the world.

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

Blacktown Sun

Heritage discovery has Lawson link

IT HAS been confirmed a heritage site found at Prospect Reservoir late last year is part of the estate of Australian explorer William Lawson.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Wren dig reveals lost colonial building

Even in a town that archaeologists have probed countless times since 1930, few places have been dug over as many times as the landmark compound that makes up the historic colonial campus at the College of William and Mary.

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

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