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Historian: Location of 1614 Dutch fort pinpointed

A historian who found the buried remnants of a Dutch Colonial fort in Albany 45 years ago says he has pinpointed the location of an earlier fortification.

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Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Tue Aug 19, 2014

St. Augustine Record

Lost French fleet of 1565 remains a mystery after divers spend weeks looking off Florida coast

The Roper, a research vessel set up for maritime archaeology, has been home to crews from the St. Augustine Lighthouse Museum searching for the lost French fleet of Jean Ribault, believed to have sunk off the coast of Canaveral National Seashore in 1565.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, US National Parks, Canaveral National Seashore, Jacksonville, FL

MLM Business Opportunities Blog

What Kind of Business Would An Anthropologist Start?

Just because your area of expertise is something exotic like anthropology, doesn't mean you can't make a business out of it.

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The Bugle

Verde Valley Archaeology Center receives conservation qualification

The Verde Valley Archaeology Center has received a major endorsement of its conservation efforts and abilities in a Conservation Assessment report from staff of the Arizona State Museum.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Sedona, AZ, Camp Verde, AZ, University of Arizona, University of Delaware

Archaeology

Roman Gold Coin Discovered in Sweden

For three years archaeologists have been digging at a site on the island of A-land looking for evidence of the Migration Period of Scandinavian history, between A.D. 400 to 550.

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WSJ Media and Advertising

Flosstradamus Puts Fans In the Spotlight of New Tour Film

Have you ever gone to see an unfamiliar group in concert, only to be surrounded by people who go ape and know every note by heart? It's like being an anthropologist who stumbles onto some obscure tribe.

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Related Topix: Science, Advertising

EKathimerini

Carved sphinxes at Ancient Amphipolis tomb will not be removed

Two sphinxes weighing around 1.5 tons each will not be moved from the entrance to the tomb at Ancient Amphipolis currently being excavated by archaeologists.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Dig at Colonial battleground turns up artifacts

An archaeological dig at a Colonial military site in the southern Adirondacks of New York has turned up thousands of artifacts, from butchered animal bones to uniform buttons, along with a lime kiln used to make mortar for a British fort that was never completed.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Lake George, NY, University of Vermont, Ballston Spa, NY

Mon Aug 18, 2014

North County Public Radio

Amish cope with tragedy and its Big Media aftermath

As the legal side of the kidnapping case kicks into gear, the St. Lawrence County Amish community is coping with the tragic ordeal.

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Related Topix: St Lawrence County, NY, Science, Potsdam, NY, SUNY College at Potsdam

Archaeology

Maya Cities Rediscovered in the Yucatan

Archaeologists have rediscovered two massive ancient Maya cities in the Yucatan that were hidden by dense vegetation.

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Archaeology

Neolithic Finds in Cyprus

According to a report in the Cyprus Mail , archaeologists working at the site of Kretou Marottou-Ais Yiorkis have uncovered an early Neolithic grave that may be the one of the earliest human burials on the island.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

Indy Media

Radical Anthropology talks in London

Symbolic culture emerged in Africa over 100,000 years ago, in a revolution whose echoes can still be heard in myths and rituals around the world.

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Related Topix: Science, Genetics, Medicine

TheBostonChannel.com

Richard III's bones reveal luxury lifestyle

Tests on the long-lost skeleton of Richard III reveal the medieval monarch had a taste for rich foods such as peacock, heron and swan, and that his liking for the finer things in life -- including wine -- increased significantly after he became the king of England.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Wisdom Teeth, Health, Fasting, Opinion

Neatorama

Rollin' Bones: The History of Dice

The next time you find yourself rolling a pair of dice, know that you're tapping into something primordial- keeping alive an ancient tradition that began long before recorded history.

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Related Topix: Dice, KY, Archaeology, Science, Games, Board Game

York Press

Archaeological dig next to Guildhall searches for royal clues

ARCHAELOGISTS have started excavating a large site in York which could hide significant remains relating to the city's Roman and medieval past.

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NEWS.com.au

This is the land that road rage forgot

ROAD RAGE is a scourge of our times. But there's a place where it doesn't exist.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Travel

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Town Talk

Poverty Point State Historic Site a World Heritage site

Poverty Point State Historic Site a World Heritage site Poverty Point State Historic Site a World Heritage site Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/08/17/poverty-point-state-historic-site-world-heritage-site/14209497/ George Cheramie talks with Diana Greenlee, Poverty Point station archaeologist ... (more)

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Louisiana, University of Louisiana at Monroe

The Telegraph

Buddhist landmark wallows in neglect

Kolhua, one of the most reveered Buddhist sites and an integral part of ancient Vaishali between 1st century BC and 3rd century AD, is facing utter neglect.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, World News, India, Asia,

Pam's House Blend

Saturday Art and Archaeology: Blue Creek, Belize

The findings at Blue Creek, Belize, have been the subject and background for my reports on archaeological findings of this summer.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Agriculture

EKathimerini

German couple stopped at Milos airport with amphora

Two German nationals arrested at Milos airport on Saturday after an ancient amphora was discovered in their luggage were to face charges over the weekend of illegally trading in antiquities.

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