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1 hr ago | The Times of India

ASI spent Rs 2.78 lakh on Unnao gold excavation: Govt

In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, minister of state for culture Shripad Naik said the ASI had took up the trial excavation to understand the archaeological significance of the site.

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5 hrs ago | Shields Gazette

Roman site hailed as 'Pompeii of the north'

They include one of the earliest pieces of evidence for Christianity in Roman Britain in the shape of a silver ring.

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9 hrs ago | North Devon Gazette

Archaeological dig at Batsworthy wind farm site

AN archaeological dig at the site of a planned wind farm will not halt the development, planning officers have confirmed.

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14 hrs ago | Hereford Times

Sharing Heritage: Big Dig Ewyas and archaeology group celebrates A 9,900 Heritage Lottery Fund grant

Ewyas Harold History and Archaeology Group has received a A 9,900 Sharing Heritage grant grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund for its "Big Dig Ewyas" project.

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15 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

Exhibition unravels the story of boy king's tomb

Co-curators Liam McNamara, left, and Dr Paul Collins with a statue of the head of Tutankhamun made out of limestone during his reign between 1332 and 1322BC HIDDEN under the sand for centuries, this little statue will come face-to-face with thousands of visitors in Oxford.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Canada.com

Public invited to join excavation of Cluny Fortified Village

With a sniff, archeologist Dale Walde assesses the pungent odour lingering in the air, then, nonplussed, continues toward Cluny Fortified Village, the site of an archaeological dig where a group of migrants lived and died 300 years ago.

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Carolina Beaches

Historic Edenton Archaeological Investigation Searching for First Courthouse Starts July 28, 2014

Even in a town's earliest days, there is a need for rules and justice. An archaeological investigation at the 1767 Chowan Courthouse Green July 28 to 31 will search for the town's first courthouse, built in 1718.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Edenton, NC, Science, Chowan County, NC, Libraries

Tehran Times

Archaeologists find bizarre burials in Burnt City

An archaeological team, which has been assigned to reconstruct the ancient society of the 5200-year-old Burnt City in a new research project, have found several bizarre burials.

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ThinkProgress

Sea Level Rise Threatens To Flood Boston's Historic Buildings And Archaeological Sites

Flooding from sea level rise is threatening to wash away many of Boston's historical buildings and archaeological sites, according to WGBH News.

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Fox News

Archaeologists excavate Colonial American battleground in New York's Adirondack Mountains

Archaeologists are excavating an 18th-century battleground that was the site of a desperate stand by Colonial American troops, the flashpoint of a massacre and the location of the era's largest smallpox hospital.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Lake George, NY, Fort Edward, NY

Berwick Advertiser

Americans take on locals in Belford

The annual Bush Tucker Trial was held at the Salmon Inn, Belford on Sunday night between a team of locals and American archaeological students.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, United Kingdom, Northumberland County, England

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Archaeological diggers in Woodford search for clues to life of Jack...

The dig is in a remote spot in southern Woodford County; workers walked up a dry creekbed to get there.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Woodford County, KY, Kentucky, Drink, Whiskey, Liquor

The Northern Echo

Life before the Saxon Princess uncovered in new Anglo Saxon exhibition

FOLLOWING the overwhelming success of the Saxon Princess exhibition a prequel gallery has opened at Kirkleatham Museum showing how people lived in east Cleveland 5,000 years ago.

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New Scientist

Beyond the bones: The archaeology of human networks

The idea of human as networker is fast replacing the idea of human as toolmaker in the story of the human brain, claim two new books on our evolution "HELL is other people," goes Jean-Paul Sartre's famous line.

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CBC News

Agreement aims to protect North Shore wrecks from looters

The North Shore's underwater archaeological heritage includes more than ships, like this Second World War United States Air Force Catalina float plane that crashed off Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan.

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Newsday

Rare medieval linen found during dig

Fragments of rare medieval linen and serpentine marble have been discovered by archaeologists at a dig in Northampton town centre.

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Knutsford Guardian

Families can learn about ancient pottery in Goostrey

Ancient Secrets is an opportunity to discover what the old vessels were used for, reconstruct broken pots, and discuss ceramics discovered on the ancient site of Toad Hall and the adjoining Old Medicine House.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

CBC News

Archaeological dig near Walterdale Bridge shows how people lived

Plant seeds, stone flakes and animal bones discovered at the Walterdale Bridge site date back about 1,400 years.

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Fire Dog Lake

Saturday Archaeology: Digging the Mayans in Stages

A first lesson in rediscovering the Mayan architecture that built their many impressive temples has been that each successive generation took a lesson from the past, literally, and covered the existing structure with another.

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Tehran Times

Archaeologists delve into Persepolis sewage system again

The second season of archaeological excavation has recently begun in Persepolis to unearth the rest of the sewage system in the Achaemenid city in southern Iran.

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