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11 min ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

Dig finds centuries-old slave quarters

Just feet away from the onetime plantation home of Francis Scott Key's grandmother in Millersville, field techs were hard at work Friday on a significant archaeological find.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, Anne Arundel County, MD

4 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

Archaeology dig finds centuries-old slave quarters

Archaeologists work on a site at the plantation home of Francis Scott Key's grandmother, where they've found many historical treasures.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Anne Arundel County, MD, Millersville, MD

5 hrs ago | Archaeology

Archaeologist Accidentally Finds Roman Bones In Own Neighborhood

The Guardian reports that Mike Heyworth, the president of the Council for British Archaeology , made a startling discovery on his own street as he walked home from work.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

6 hrs ago | The Financial Mirror

SCIENCE: Prehistoric schistosomiasis parasite found in a 6,200 year-old grave

The discovery of a Schistosomiasis parasite egg in a 6,200 year-old grave in Syria may be the earliest evidence that agricultural irrigation systems in the Middle East region contributed to a vast spread of disease.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, bladder cancer, Health, Anthropology

10 hrs ago | CBS Local

Archaeologists Relocating Graves Found In Yard In Oak Brook

A team of archaeologists has been excavating the yard of a west suburban home for the past two weeks, after the residents unearthed several graves from a 19th century cemetery.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, Illinois

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Golub strikes gold at Block 6

Two Liberty Eagle gold pieces were found among other artifacts during the site excavation at 299 Fremont in San Francisco That's what archaeologists found while surveying the ground at 299 Fremont St., the site of Golub & Co.'

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Economist

King Tutankhamun: Finding the pharaoh

THE British Museum's "Treasures of Tutankhamun" show in 1972 was the world's first blockbuster exhibition.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Scoop

Archaeology uncovered at Athenree open day

Archaeologists working on the Athenree Homestead have uncovered a number of features associated with the earliest days of the landmark Western Bay of Plenty building.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, New Zealand, World News

St. Cloud Times

Area counties get historical preservation grantsArea counties get...

Area counties get historical preservation grants The grants are worth up to $10,000 for a total of $420,777 given Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/07/31/area-counties-get-historical-preservation-grants/13432285/ In Stearns County, St. Cloud State University was awarded $9,996 to hire an archaeologist ... (more)

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Related Topix: Stearns County, MN, Anthropology, Science, St. Cloud, MN, Elk River, MN, Sherburne County, MN

National Geographic

Wooden Ship Unearthed at World Trade Center Site From Revolutionary-Era Philadelphia

Excavations at the World Trade Center site uncovered the remains of a ship built with timber harvested in the early 1770s.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Columbia University, Anthropology, Science

USA Today

Amazing UNESCO World Heritage sites in North America

Amazing UNESCO World Heritage sites in North America From Pennsylvania to Puerto Rico, these are places we can explore, understand and learn from the past.

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Related Topix: Caribbean Travel, Travel, Puerto Rico Travel, Canada, World News, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, Anthropology, Science

Copenhagen Post

Archaeologists make gruesome discovery near Skanderborg

Researchers conducting excavations in bogs near Skanderborg in eastern Jutland have uncovered evidence of what they believed to be ritual pagan violence inflicted on the corpses of some of the warriors who fell in a major battle during the Iron Age, sometime around the birth of Christ.

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Related Topix: World News, Denmark, Anthropology, Science, Pagan/Wiccan

WPBF

Video captures treasure hunter's big find

HARBOR SIDE PUT IN PLACE MUCH PRICELESS PIECE OF HISTORY. UP COVERED AFTER 300 YEAR UNDER THE SEA.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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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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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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

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

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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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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Related Topix: Orange Springs, FL, Florida, Ocala, FL, Anthropology, Science

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

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

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