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24 min ago | Evening News

Remarkable finds make Norfolk a hot spot for heritage

The remarkably rich heritage of Norfolk has seen more than 15,000 archaeological finds reported to council experts in just 12 months - a rate of about 40 a day.

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1 hr ago | Trinadad Express

The black bottle

Throughout estate lands across the country, archaeologists have been unearthing relics of an era when masters and labourers lived and worked respectively on the cocoa estate.

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5 hrs ago | Marine News

Canaveral Shipwreck Search Permit Granted to Seafarer's Quest

Research and recovery of historic shipwrecks experts Seafarer Exploration Corporation says that Seafarer's Quest, LLC has successfully been granted a three year research permit for the shipwreck site south of Cape Canaveral from the Florida Bureau of Archaeology Research.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Cape Canaveral, FL, Juno Beach, FL

9 hrs ago | Science Daily

Ice age lion figurine: Ancient fragment of ivory belonging to 40,000...

Archaeologists have found an ancient fragment of ivory belonging to a 40,000 year old animal figurine.

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10 hrs ago | ABC Action News

50 years of exploring Fla. leads to many finds

A fishing trip to Orange Springs in 1960 introduced Alvin Hendrix to a hobby that would take him on underwater treasure hunts for the next 40 years.

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15 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

19 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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20 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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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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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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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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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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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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