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1 hr ago | Evening Sun

Museum to display 6,500-year-old human skeleton

The public will soon get to see an ancient human skeleton recently rediscovered in a Philadelphia museum's storage room.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania, Anthropology, Science

5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Colombia recovers archaeological gems from Spain

Colombia has successfully recovered from Spain hundreds of priceless, pre-Colombian artifacts smuggled out of the country more than a decade ago.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Science, Anthropology

5 hrs ago | Vineyard Gazette Online

Megalon Teeth to Arrowheads, the Story Behind the Treasure at Archaeology ID Day

Even before rising sea levels created the Islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket about 6,000 years ago, Native Americans in the northeast were at work fashioning arrowheads, knives, and other stone implements for daily use.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Nantucket, MA, Chilmark, MA, Edgartown, MA

8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Study claims cave art made by Neanderthals

A series of lines scratched into rock in a cave near the southwestern tip of Europe could be proof that Neanderthals were more intelligent and creative than previously thought.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

12 hrs ago |

BMW factory has robots and relics in Regensburg, Germany

BMW Z4. Tour BMW's factory in Regensburg, Germany and see robots and archaeological relics.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Painting, Arts

16 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

On a hot and sticky August day in 2012, after hours of sifting through soil in a Danbury cemetery hunting bones, Nick Bellantoni started what some might call a negotiation with the dead.


Related Topix: Danbury, CT, Anthropology, Science, University of Connecticut, Torrington, CT

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Telegraph

Spain calling

Rocks are his life. And now, this bespectacled, erudite resident of Hazaribagh, a self-taught 'megalithic explorer', is going to Spain to tell the world about his life's learning.


Related Topix: India, World News, Science, Anthropology

The New Zealand Herald

Experts seek to save Haiti's archaeological sites

A group of international experts is traveling across Haiti to examine the country's archaeological sites and develop a plan to better protect them.


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

The Tribune

18th century brewery remains found at Va. college

College students have always had a taste for beer, and archaeologists have uncovered new evidence at the College of William and Mary to prove it.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Anthropology, Science, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

18th century brewery remains found at Va. college

ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, SEPT. 1, AND THEREAFTER - In this photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, Colonial Williamsburg archaeologist, Andrew Edwards displays artifacts from a dig next to the Wren Building on the campus of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Williamsburg, VA


New DNA Study Reveals Lost History Of The...

Image Caption: Family photo of an Eskimo mother, father, and son, photographed in Noatak, Alaska, by Edward Sheriff Curtis circa 1929.


Related Topix: Noatak, AK, Anthropology, Science, Genetics, Medicine, University of Texas at Austin

Sat Aug 30, 2014


Guatemala Mayans: from victims of...

Fearful of losing their culture and land, ethnic Maya people in Guatemala -- who have faced centuries of discrimination themselves -- drove out a group of 230 ultra-Orthodox Jews, experts say.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Israel, World News, Middle East

Pam's House Blend

Saturday Art and Archaeology: Copan, Rosalila

In the Mayan ceremonial center of CopA n in Honduras, an ancient temple has been covered and preserved over the centuries by the builders themselves.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Anchorage Daily News

Archaeologists rush to save ancient Yup'ik treasures threatened by melting permafrost

Darren Cleveland, left, hands his delighted grandmother Mary Cleveland a wooden bowl with a bent wood rim to hold as they attend the show and tell for the Nunalleq archaeological site on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, in Quinhagak.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Quinhagak, AK, Alaska, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Anchorage, AK

New DNA research sheds light on mysterious 'Paleo-Eskimo' disappearance

Around 700 hundred years ago the Dorset people vanished from the face of the Arctic.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Science, Anthropology

The rise of the Jewish Temple: a miracle for our time

According to the Bible, a new Jewish Temple must exist during our time. It will be one of the critical signs for the end times According to the Bible, a new Jewish Temple must exist during our time.


Related Topix: End Times, Anthropology, Science, Israel, World News, Middle East


Ancient settlement of South Caucasus discovered in west of Azerbaijan

An ancient settlement of the South Caucasus, referring to the Neolithic period, was discovered in Azerbaijani Tovuz region, Turkel TV regional channel reported Aug. 30. The settlement, discovered during excavations in the Haji Alemkhanli village, dates from the end of the seventh millennium BC.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Paris suffers the paranormal pap

They're going to have to start issuing licenses to all these filmmakers who insist on shooting their movies in the shaky-cam "found footage" format.


Related Topix: Explosion, Anthropology, Science, Movies, Entertainment

Inverurie Today

Medieval farm building uncovered

Archaeologists working on behalf of SHE Transmission have uncovered what is being described as 'a discovery of national significance' near an electrical substation at Leylodge, Kintore in Aberdeenshire.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The York Daily Record

Camp Security dig, day 5: Below-ground disturbance will require further investigation

One test hole revealed a below-ground disturbance covering the entire floor of that hole during the fifth day of an archaeological dig in Springettsbury Township, and the feature will be explored when work resumes Tuesday.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science