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3 hrs ago | Archaeology

Roman Gold Coin Discovered in Sweden

For three years archaeologists have been digging at a site on the island of A-land looking for evidence of the Migration Period of Scandinavian history, between A.D. 400 to 550.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

7 hrs ago | Verde Independent

Verde Valley Archaeology Center receives conservation qualification

The Verde Valley Archaeology Center has received a major endorsement of its conservation efforts and abilities in a Conservation Assessment report from staff of the Arizona State Museum.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Sedona, AZ, Camp Verde, AZ, University of Arizona, University of Delaware

11 hrs ago | Wimbledon Guardian

Archaeologists unearth medieval walls at Merton Priory Chapter House site

Trenches dug by the Museum of London Archaeology team have revealed the flint foundations of four of the Priory's walls, including the south transept of the Priory itself.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

14 hrs ago | Archaeology

Neolithic Finds in Cyprus

According to a report in the Cyprus Mail , archaeologists working at the site of Kretou Marottou-Ais Yiorkis have uncovered an early Neolithic grave that may be the one of the earliest human burials on the island.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

19 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Carved sphinxes at Ancient Amphipolis tomb will not be removed

Two sphinxes weighing around 1.5 tons each will not be moved from the entrance to the tomb at Ancient Amphipolis currently being excavated by archaeologists.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Savage Minds

Making archaeology popular.

First run in 1951, " What in the World ?" was the Penn Museum 's Peabody Award-winning popular weekly half hour television program on CBS in which a panel of experts would guess information related to four or five unidentified objects.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

The 10 most overrated travel experiences

THEY'RE supposed to be on every traveller's wish list but some of these luxurious services are quite perplexing.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Travel


Maya Cities Rediscovered in the Yucatan

Archaeologists have rediscovered two massive ancient Maya cities in the Yucatan that were hidden by dense vegetation.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

What Scientists Used From Dead King Richard III to Reveal How His...

The sudden increase in wealth, power and status that comes with being king would, presumably, involve some dietary changes to favor fancier foods as well.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, US Politics, US News


Rollin' Bones: The History of Dice

The next time you find yourself rolling a pair of dice, know that you're tapping into something primordial- keeping alive an ancient tradition that began long before recorded history.


Related Topix: Dice, KY, Anthropology, Science, Games, Board Game

York Press

Archaeological dig next to Guildhall searches for royal clues

ARCHAELOGISTS have started excavating a large site in York which could hide significant remains relating to the city's Roman and medieval past.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Sun Aug 17, 2014

This is the land that road rage forgot

ROAD RAGE is a scourge of our times. But there's a place where it doesn't exist.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, Travel

The Telegraph

Buddhist landmark wallows in neglect

Kolhua, one of the most reveered Buddhist sites and an integral part of ancient Vaishali between 1st century BC and 3rd century AD, is facing utter neglect.


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

SciFi Japan

Sentai Filmworks Licenses REIDEEN

An ancient artifact holds the key to victory for the human race as an alien terror rains down from beyond the skies in Sentai Filmworks' latest acquisition, REIDEEN .


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science


German couple stopped at Milos airport with amphora

Two German nationals arrested at Milos airport on Saturday after an ancient amphora was discovered in their luggage were to face charges over the weekend of illegally trading in antiquities.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Europe, Greece, World News

This Is Leicestershire

Experts uncover more facts about Richard III

Experts at the University of Leicester have learned more about Richard III 's diet and where he lived by examining his skeleton.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

DNA India

Archaeologists discovered two ancient Maya cities in Mexico

The cities were discovered in the southeastern part of the Mexican state of Campeche, in the heart of the Yucatan peninsula.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, Mexico, World News

Los Angeles Times

On Santa Cruz Island, rising seas present archaeological emergency

Scientists on California's Santa Cruz Island are conducting an archaeological assessment of sites threatened by shoreline retreat and storm erosion due to climate change.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, University of Oregon

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Pam's House Blend

Saturday Art and Archaeology: Blue Creek, Belize

The findings at Blue Creek, Belize, have been the subject and background for my reports on archaeological findings of this summer.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, Agriculture

Huge, significant ancient tomb unearthed in northern Greece

A huge ancient tomb has been unearthed by archaeologists in Greece's northeast Macedonian region, according to government officials.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology