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  1. Outdoor BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Fairfield Ledger

    Jefferson County Conservation will present "What Can Artifacts Tell Us About Life Long Ago" at 7 p.m. Monday at the Jefferson County Park Nature Center as part of Iowa Archaeology Month. Elizabeth Reetz and Cherie Haury-Artz of the Office of the State Archaeologist will have a variety of artifacts on hand and will talk about how they were made, who made them and what they were used for.


  2. Senior archaeology lecturer to host talk in WatfordRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Watford Observer

    The Archaeological Geophysical Survey is the subject of a talk by Kris Lockyer Ph.D, senior lecturer at the Institute of Archaeology at UCL when he visits Watford later this month. His talk "Sensing the Iron Age and Roman Past" reveals the latest discoveries on the site of Roman Verulamium and other locations in Hertfordshire.


  3. Not Wimpy: Humans Braved The Northern Cold As Well As NeanderthalsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    In 1908 the famously plump Venus of Willendorf, thought to be a symbol of fecundity, was discovered during an excavation near the Austrian town of Melk. It has been dated to 30,000 years ago and is one of the world's earliest examples of figurative art.


  4. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Star

    The lair was found when workers attempting to restore Tokat Castle in northern Turkey discovered a tunnel leading to a military shelter in the nearby Pervane Baths. Builders found two dungeons where archaeologists believe Transylvania-born Prince Vlad III, better known as Vlad the Impaler, was held captive.


  5. SEATON: : Huge hoard of Roman coins unearthedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Pulmans Weekly News

    A hoard of 22,000 Roman coins has been unearthed on land near Seaton. The 'Seaton Down Hoard' of copper-alloy Roman coins is one of the largest and best preserved 4th century collections to have ever been found in Britain.


  6. Guy discovers treasure, guards it by sleeping in car for 3 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Fox News

    Laurence Egerton's metal detecting excursions often resulted in such "treasures" as old shotgun cartridges and other "rubbish," he says. But last November, the UK builder found something much better - 22,000 4th-century Roman coins, the biggest such cache ever found in Britain.


  7. The first South Americans: Extreme livingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NatureNews

    ... how people migrated across the landscape - clues that are leading them to other ancient occupation sites. "The archaeology that's being done in South America is becoming more scientific with the development of new methodologies, and there's a level ...


  8. Ice age lion figurine: Ancient fragment of ivory belonging to 40,000...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... depicts a lion," says Professor Nicholas Conard of Tubingen University's Institute of Prehistory and Medieval Archaeology, and the Senckenberg Center for Human Evolution and Palaeoenvironment Tubingen. "It is one of the most famous Ice Age works of ...


  9. Desert boom-and-bust towns of 1910Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Post Register

    The promise of water and free land in the Arco desert brought hundreds of homesteaders to the Big Lost River Valley from 1900 to 1910. But it wasn't only farms.


  10. 12 inspirational quotes from women who rock STEMRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CNN

    ... generation of scholars because we saw the excitement, and the passion, and the drama. What's amazing to me about archaeology is the stories are even better than what you see in a Hollywood movie." We'd love to see your photos of girls rocking ...


  11. Monuments matterRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Le Monde diplomatique

    It was 2010, the summer before protests erupted in Dera'a. In Palmyra - a UNESCO-ranked world heritage site set in its own desert oasis - the ancient stones glowed gold in the setting sun.


  12. Swashbuckling history rises to the surface near BeaufortRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WITN

    A piece of history is coming to the surface off the Crystal Coast as archaeologists are hoping they can bring two more cannons up from the depths of the Queen Anne's Revenge shipwreck site. In the last few years, archaeological dive teams helped raise cannons, guns, and other artifacts from the underwater site off the coast of Beaufort.


  13. Egypt says restoration of oldest pyramid on trackRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Egypt's antiquities minister took journalists inside a 4,600-year-old pyramid on Tuesday to reject recent accusations of mismanagement at the site as false and "without evidence." At a press conference at the Saqqara pyramid complex, some 30 kilometers south of Cairo, Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh el-Damaty decried recent media reports alleging that the Djoser pyramid might collapse.


  14. Fallen Giants and TroglodytesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CNN

    Hidden deep within the Galician countryside is one of the oldest Christian monasteries in Spain, San Pedro de Rocas . Its foundation stone credits seven men with its construction in the year 573 AD.


  15. No One Is HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... excavate everything," Hilliard said. "The site is protected, and we want to reserve some things for future archaeology." The home was fairly large for the period -- about 48 feet by 20 feet, with two stories, Hilliard said. The I-plan house likely ...


  16. Centuries-old artifact comes home to Head-Smashed-In Buffalo JumpRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Fort Macleod Gazette

    ... a very old tool," Brink said. Brink recognized that the point is representative of the Mummy Cave Complex era in archaeology. The name comes from the Mummy Cave site in Wyoming. "It's a style that dates about 5,000 years old," Brink said. "It could ...


  17. Huntington District artifacts transferred to the Veterans Curation ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Logan Banner

    ... to the government include increased visibility and public awareness for the Corps' expertise in the areas of archaeology and collections management. Additionally, at-risk Corps collections are getting much-needed rehabilitation and re-housing. ...


  18. Heritage Day to be held at John Marsh Stone HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... designed to take visitors back in time. A state park representative will explain the park's 7,000-year-old archaeology and will then help children search through a midden box looking for treasures, explaining how history detectives find clues. There ...


  19. Bible museum under construction in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

    ... The Green family - generations of Pentecostals and Baptists - has long funded Bible scholarship, biblical archaeology and the drafting of a proposed public school curriculum on the Bible's historic, cultural and artistic impact on the USA and the ...


  20. Unearthing Atari's E.T.Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Eightface

    ... to deserve some measure of archaeological methodology. Even though I'm unclear about the exact nature of punk archaeology and what this crack team of scholars hopes to accomplish here, I dub them the Arch Punks and resolve to fall in with them the ...