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  1. Author Hewitt Freiburg Brings Love of Archaeology to New NovelRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PRWeb

    The historical context in the novel spans many countries and centuries; it can be tied to much of the research my husband, Borys, and I have done over the years," Freiburg says, "with each example having a special place in history. Author Hewitt Freiburg brings her knowledge of archaeology of the Middle East, Italy, Greece, Turkey and the U.S. to her new novel, " Renegades among the Tumbleweeds " .


  2. Herbalist's work unveils - ancient secrets'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | VietNam News

    ... of their relatives. Bao said that Associate Professor Trinh Cao Tuong, an archaeologist from the Institute of Archaeology, had already come to evaluate the statues' age. However, he could not decide the exact age of these statues. Many people, ...


  3. Archaeology expert to give talk in LickeyRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Bromsgrove Standard

    AN ILLUSTRATTED talk on Archaeology and the Natural Environment will be given by Dr Mike Hodder at The Trinity Centre, formerly Lickey Parish Hall. It will see Dr Hodder, who retired last year from his post as the Birmingham City archaeologist, speak about the many major excavations he has overseen over the years.


  4. Bones From Era of Alexander the Great Raise More Questions Than AnswersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | National Geographic

    ... of early grave robbers, as well as natural phenomena such as earthquakes. Thanks to looters and Mother Nature, archaeology's most basic tool, stratigraphy (the relative dating of objects based on their sequence of burial), will most likely prove ...


  5. Whitney Battle-Baptiste Named Director of W.E.B. Du Bois CenterRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | University of Massachusetts Amherst

    ... Mary, and a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of " Black Feminist Archaeology" (Left Coast Press, 2011) and is working on " Rules of Engagement: Community-Based Archaeology as a Tool for Social Justice" ...


  6. 'Don Verdean' Hot Video Clip From Jared Hess, Starring Danny McBride, Sam RockwellRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Deadline

    Dig into this clip from Don Verdean , a comedy that premieres Jan. 28 at the Sundance Film Festival, and has already been acquired. Rockwell plays a Biblical archaeologist propositioned by a church that wants to finance his digs in exchange for creating a museum of sacred relics.


  7. Pirate Healthcare On Board the Queen Anne's RevengeRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Archaeology

    ... Carnes-McNaughton wrote in a paper that she presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Among the artifacts recovered from the shipwreck, which was discovered off the coast of North Carolina in 1996, are a urethral ...


  8. Torah scroll held captive by Iraqi secret police restored for use in Foreign MinistryRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    A Torah scroll written some 150 to 200 years ago in Iraq but which fell captive to the Iraqi secret police has been restored to its former glory and was recently inaugurated in an official ceremony at the synagogue of the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem. Buffeted around Mesopotamia for the last few decades, the scroll found its way to Israel of late and is now being used for the first time in dozens of years in prayer services as it was originally intended to be.


  9. Coffin With Cervantes' Initials Found in MadridRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Voice of America

    Forensic expert Francisco Etxeberria and archaeologist Almudena Garcia Rubio hold pictures showing the remains of niches, one of them appeared with the letters M.C. on it, found in the crypt of Trinitarian convent as they pose outside the convent in M Historians searching for the tomb of Spain's greatest writer, Miguel de Cervantes, said on Monday they had found fragments of a coffin with his initials on it, under a convent where he may have been buried. Four centuries after the writer of Don Quixote died, experts have been trying to locate his remains in the hope of establishing an official burial site that would attract tourists and literary pilgrims.


  10. Lara Croft is back for her next adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Weekender

    Since the early '90s Lara Croft has been traveling the world, exploring, and looking for ancient artifacts in the "Tomb Raider" series.


  11. Researchers Find Way to Read Papyrus Texts Buried at Herculaneum for the First TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Hyperallergic

    ... finally be a way to read them. While this represents a coup for papyrologists, any major step in non-invasive archaeology is promising beyond its subject, potentially offering new ways of examining other volcanic sites or charred texts that are too ...


  12. Louisiana archaeologists hunt for Acadian burial sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CBC News

    Archaeologists with the New Acadia Project are on the hunt for lost burial sites of the first Acadians who arrived in Louisiana in 1765. Archaeologists in Louisiana are on the hunt for lost burial sites of the first Acadians who arrived in the state in 1765.


  13. Botched repair of Tut mask reversible: German conservatorRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    The damage caused by a botched repair of the mask of Tutankhamun that left dried glue on the priceless relic may be undone with careful treatment, a German conservator said Saturday. The golden funerary mask, one of the main tourist attractions at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, bears the sticky aftermath of what appears to have been overzealous use of glue to fix its beard in place.


  14. Genetic Testing and Tribal IdentityRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    Out of more than 160,000 genomes, only 3 percent of 23andMe customers who authorized their data for the study were black, compared with the approximately 14 percent of the United States population who identifies as such. And while the paper traced what percent of white, black, and Latino customers' ancestry led back to Native Americans, there were no users, as far as the paper reported, who self-identified as native people.


  15. WIN: Copies of Secrets of the Castle on DVDRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    Britain has some of the finest castles of the medieval period but many of their secrets have been lost. Now in a fascinating new BBC documentary series Secrets Of The Castle, historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold turn back time to learn the skills of the medieval castle builders as they join the largest archaeological experiment in the world.


  16. Explore Turkey on Foot and by Sea with Peter Sommer TravelsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Travel World News

    Peter Sommer Travels is preparing to explore some of Turkey's spectacular coastline in an expedition that combines walking ancient trails with cruising aboard a traditional Turkish yacht. Designed for travelers with a passion for history, scenery, archaeology and the outdoors, the eight-day itinerary Walking & Cruising Western Lycia offers a chance to explore remote sites, ancient ruins and secluded bays along Turkey's stunning south coast.


  17. Buy your own private Scottish island - for HALF price of average London one-bed flatRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    IT may be lacking electricity, running water or even a decent road - but this island can be yours for less than HALF the cost of a one-bed property in London. Holm of Huip, which lies among the Orkney Islands in northern Scotland, is on the market for just A 350,000.


  18. Archaeologist talks on Confederate prisoner of war campRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

    The University of South Carolina archaeologist who worked to unearth the Confederate prisoner of war site known as Camp Asylum is speaking about the results of the excavation. Chester DePratter is speaking on Sunday at 3 p.m. at the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum.


  19. Education loan boxes available for freeRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Northumberland Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A new series of education loan boxes, covering eras from prehistory to the early medieval period, is being made available free of charge to schools and youth groups by Northumberland National Park Community Archaeology.


  20. Blackbeard's Booty: Pirate Ship Yields Medical SuppliesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | LiveScience

    ... her time on the excavation project, wrote in a paper she presented recently at the Society for Historical Archaeology annual meeting. [ Photos: The Medical Instruments Found on Blackbeard's Ship ] The people on a ship like Blackbeard's would have ...