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  1. News Analysis: Why UN blue helmets protecting world cultural sites not likelyRead the original story

    21 min ago | Xinhuanet

    Italy has called for the United Nations to create a special force to help protect important archaeological or cultural sites. But experts say the proposal may not be realistic.

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  2. Postcard from... Tel AvivRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Independent

    Alistair Dawber is The Independent's Spain correspondent. He has twice been the foreign editor and was also Jerusalem correspondent.

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  3. NOVARead the original story

    4 hrs ago | KISU-TV Pocatello

    PBS' premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA programs demystify science and technology and highlight the people involved in scientific pursuits.

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  4. The courthouse frozen in time: Building left to crumble and rot for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The courthouse frozen in time: Building left to crumble and rot for 20 years... but the public gallery, benches and dock are still intact The Old Town Hall in Sheffield was once a grand and imposing law court, but it has lain dormant for 20 years 200-year-old building has been left to crumble and rot, but its public gallery, benches and dock are still intact It was built 200 years ago and was once a grand and imposing law court, but pictures from behind this building's locked doors show how it has been to left to crumble and rot for 20 years.

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  5. Beer up: Ancient Egyptian brewery found in Tel AvivRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    A worker for the Israel Antiquities Authority cleans findings at an archaeological dig in a future construction site in Tel Aviv, where fragments of ancient basins were unearthed, March 29, 2015. Pieces of ancient Egyptian beer-brewing pottery dating back 5,000 years have been found during archeological excavations in Tev Aviv among ruins of an Egyptian settlement.

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  6. Reading Prison to be marketed by the Ministry of Justice in the summerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Get Reading

    The was the news from Reading Borough Council planning manager Kiaran Roughan at the strategic environment, planning and transport committee on Thursday, March 26. He said the council has received two "fairly hefty documents" from the MOJ referring to the archaeology and the history of the prison made famous by Oscar Wilde in the Ballad of Reading Gaol where the playwright was imprisoned. The borough council has now produced its own hefty document in the form of an outline planning framework which will spell out to any developers the restrictions on developing the site brought about by the historic features of the Grade Two listed prison which includes Oscar Wilde's cell.

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  7. William Edelen: Moon Plays Role in Primal Afterlife ConceptsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ukiah Blog Live

    "On the third day he rose again from the dead" You may think I am quoting the Apostles Creed still recited in so many churches, but actually I am quoting from primal religious liturgies that are referring to the resurrection of the moon after the third night of darkness. "As the moon dieth and cometh to life again, so we also, having to die, will again rise," declared the Juan Capistrano Indians in ceremonies celebrating the resurrection of the new moon, after three nights of darkness and death.

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  8. 5,000-year-old brewery found in IsraelRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The find includes fragments of ancient Egyptian-made pottery vessels that were used to prepare beer. The site is currently being uncovered in salvage excavations, ahead of the construction of skyscraper office buildings in Israel's financial capital.

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  9. Connect! Unite! Act! Seattle, SF, Dallas, KC & Asheville Meet-up Info - Bigfoot Stole My CarRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups regularly socialize but also get out the vote, support candidates and engage in other local political actions that help our progressive movement grow and exert influence on the powers-that-be.

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  10. End of 'Mad Men,' but show's relics find new life at museumRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Don Draper is making his exit with "Mad Men" this year, but his image as a 1960s advertising man will live on at the Smithsonian Institution. Jon Hamm, who plays Draper on the AMC drama about a New York ad agency, joined cast members and show creator Matthew Weiner at the National Museum of American History on Friday to donate costumes, props, sketches and a script from the show.

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  11. Party like it's 3000 BC: Egyptian beer vessels unearthed in Tel AvivRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    A worker for the Israel Antiquities Authority stands in a pit at an archaeological dig in a future construction site in Tel Aviv, where fragments of ancient basins were unearthed, March 29, 2015. Workers for the Israel Antiquities Authority stand in a pit at an archaeological dig in a future construction site in Tel Aviv, where fragments of ancient basins were unearthed, March 29, 2015.

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  12. ISIS-destroyed palace lives on - virtually - at Williams College Museum of ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

    ... and the general context in which the object(s) were found. " Sanders, who holds degrees in architecture and archaeology, but has never been to the Nimrud site, said he and his crew of designers and programmers rely on existing photos, drawings and ...

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  13. Artists' prints are clever and coolRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Seated in an urban context, Briar Craig gleans from society and as if analyzing the pottery remains of an ancient civilization. Just as an archaeologist sifts through the sands to unearth evidence of the cultural picture of a time gone past, Craig filters his findings and then applies his technical expertise to the material so that we are convinced of its veracity.

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  14. Historians reappraise impact of Spanish Catholic missionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Grand Haven Tribune

    ... the arc of history in such places if I exclude their Spanish cultural dynamics," he said. Since then, "archaeology has been a high-wire act for me," he said. "Skeptics believe I've been compromised by some personal desire to honor my ancestors - all ...

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  15. ISTANBUL: From Samsun to Cappadocia and Beyond with Henry Fanshawer Tozer. Part 1Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | Groong

    ... noting, `It was impossible not to feel astonishment at these strange objects lying in such a remote place.' Archaeology was very much in the embryonic stage at the time of Tozer's travels, so it is not surprising that at the party's next goal, ...

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  16. A future of archaeologyRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. ARCHAEOLOGICAL FUTURES As archaeologists we look to the past, but where might archaeology be going in the future? In this issue of Antiquity we begin a new feature where we invite archaeologists from different parts of the world to consider how the subject may or should develop in the coming years.

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  17. Cappadocia, Turkey: The one destination you should never say no toRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    An English friend from an old stomping ground was marrying his Turkish girlfriend in Istanbul. Could I come to the wedding? I considered declining; it's a long way to go for a party.

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  18. Coba Maya EncounterRead the original story

    Saturday | TheCelebrityCafe

    What a fun adventure this tour is! It starts in the morning as you get picked up by a very friendly guide and proceed to the first half of your day. Our tour started with the three and a half hour Mayan Encounter.

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  19. What lies beneath York's old train station?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The York Daily Record

    ... and then a natural layer never affected by humans. What we need to see is, how deep is that top layer?" Though archaeology is a career for Luley, it's also become part of a high school civics class project for Alan, a sophomore at York Suburban. ...

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  20. ISIS-destroyed palace lives on a " virtually a " in WilliamstownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Bennington Banner

    ... and the general context in which the object(s) were found. " Sanders, who holds degrees in architecture and archaeology, but has never been to the Nimrud site, said he and his crew of designers and programmers rely on existing photos, drawings and ...

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