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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Culture causerati forget a 1000yr milestone

Chennai, July 27: Tamil Nadu's leaders, for all their prickly championing of Tamil culture, let the 1,000th anniversary of the coronation of the greatest Tamil king ever pass without a flutter last week.

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

9 hrs ago | Free Republic

Archaeologists find bizarre burials in Burnt City

The skeleton of 45-year-old man is located in the center of the circle-shaped grave and skulls of two dogs are placed above his head.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

13 hrs ago | Switched

Tonga Was Once A Major Trading Hub, Artifacts Show

The seafaring empire of Tonga in the South Pacific Ocean once spanned more than a thousand miles, serving as the hub through which distant settlements exchanged artifacts and ideas, researchers say.

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Related Topix: Oceania, Tonga, World News, Science, Anthropology

17 hrs ago | This is Local London

Signs of ancient life found in stadium's former car park

The foundations of the manor house from early 14th century and during the Tudor period when it was re-built The remains of a relatively unknown medieval manor house dating back to the 14th century are being excavated beneath Walthamstow Stadium's former car park prior to development of the site.

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22 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Bath discovery rekindles interest in Portsmouth's Jewish history

A recent discovery within the grounds of Strawbery Banke has offered new insight into the Seacoast's rich history of Jewish culture.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Home Gardening, Home

Sat Jul 26, 2014

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Saturday Art and Archaeology: Copan

A major architectural and artistic wonder of the Mayan realm is found at Copan , in Honduras.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Asbury Park Press

MU students dig into daily lives of ContinentalsMU students dig into...

MU students dig into daily lives of Continentals At tavern site, Monmouth students digging in dirt untouched for centuries for "treasure" Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1rIBqDD Monmouth University's student archaeologists in 2010 excavated on the site and returned this summer to help the county advance its plan to convert the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Monmouth University, Anthropology, Science, Barnegat, NJ, Ocean County, NJ, Pine Barrens (Pinelands), NJ

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.

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

Fire Dog Lake

Saturday Art and Archaeology: Copan

A major architectural and artistic wonder of the Mayan realm is found at Copan , in Honduras.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

News Observer

In ancient land, UNC-led teams unearth history

Donald Haggis, an archaeology professor at UNC-Chapel Hill and the Azoria Project director, offers advice to two students at the site.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Chapel Hill, NC, Carrboro, NC, Shelby, NC

Mid-Day Mumbai

Great news for Agra's Mughal-era gardens

For nearly 50 years, World Monuments Fund, an international organisation has been working in 90 countries to preserve architectural and cultural heritage sites.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Home Gardening, Home

Mid Devon Star

Devon County Council publish list of school affected by teachers strike on Thursday

ENERGY firm, RWE, has enlisted the help of experts at Wessex Archaeology, to excavate what is thought to be a medieval settlement at Batsworthy, North Devon, possibly dating back to the 11th and 12th centuries.

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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.

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Related Topix: Bulgaria, World News, Science, Anthropology

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.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WTNH

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.

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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.

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BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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