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3 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Excavation finds courthouse where Lincoln worked

Archaeologists excavating near the McLean County Museum of History in Bloomington have unearthed part of the footprint of the 1836 courthouse where experts said Abraham Lincoln worked as an attorney.


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5 hrs ago | North County Public Radio

Student archaeologists continue an unlikely partnership

Earlier this summer, a group of college students from upstate New York spent three weeks studying bones at an ancient archeological site in southern Albania.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Travel, Albania Travel, Europe Travel, Utica, NY, Colorado State University

6 hrs ago | EKathimerini

World's largest solar boat on Greek mission

The worldA's largest solar boat, the catamaran PlanetSolar, will embark on a Greek mission to find one of the oldest sites inhabited by man in Europe, an organizer said Monday.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

7 hrs ago | Midhurst and Petworth

Petworth Park gives up its ancient secrets

IN scorching summer sunshine for nine days, archaeologists, history experts, volunteers and school groups have been excavating in Petworth Park to search for Henry VIII's banqueting house.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

12 hrs ago |

Red Bank Battlefield to be mined for artifacts

When a breathless Jonas Cattell dashed into Fort Mercer that October day in 1777, the enemy wasn't far behind.


Related Topix: Haddonfield, NJ, Gloucester County, NJ, Anthropology, Science, National Park, NJ, Rowan University

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Tivyside Advertiser

Castle still has lots of secrets to tell

Archaeological digs have been going on at Cardigan Castle for the past two years - but only five percent of ground has been investigated.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Free Republic

Fossilized Brain May Give Paleontologists Headache

Who has ever heard of a fossilized brain? Few would expect such a discovery, yet it looks like that's what researchers found inside a Stone Age skull from Norway.


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Anthropology

Worcester News

Future of Bredon Horde assured by 5,000 grant

THE largest haul of treasure ever found in the UK, which was discovered in Worcestershire three years ago, will be on display for years to come thanks to a generous grant from a museum charity.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science

The Newark Star-Ledger

Parents/kids 'dig' archaeology lesson at Jacobus Vanderveer House in Bedminster

Erin and Molly Parker, of Bedminster, take a break from shoveling at their dig site.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Bedminster, NJ, Family, Kids


Archaeologists Find Earlier Stone Age Artifacts...

Excavations at an archaeological site at Kathu in the Northern Cape province of South Africa have produced tens of thousands of Earlier Stone Age artifacts, including hand axes and other tools.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, World News, South Africa,

East Anglian Daily Times

Gallery: National Trust hosts 1930s themed party celebrating the 75th anniversary of Sutton Hoo find

Sutton Hoo celebrate 75th anniversary with Mrs Pretty's Garden Party. The living history team as Anthony Culham, Evelyn Adams, princess Marie Louise, Mrs Edith Pretty and Elizabeth Perkins Seventy-five years ago, over glasses of sherry in a Suffolk garden, news of an extraordinary archaeological find was first announced to the world.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England

Blacktown Sun

Heritage discovery has Lawson link

IT HAS been confirmed a heritage site found at Prospect Reservoir late last year is part of the estate of Australian explorer William Lawson.


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

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.


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

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology


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

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.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

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.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Home Gardening, Home

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

Saturday Art and Archaeology: Copan

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


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 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)


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