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46 min ago | Switched

Ancient Roman Tiles Marked With Dog Paw Prints Unearthed In England

The paw prints and hoof prints of a few meddlesome animals have been preserved for posterity on ancient Roman tiles recently discovered by archaeologists in England.

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Related Topix: Science, Archaeology, Leicestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom

2 hrs ago | Magic City Morning Star

Navy Underwater Archaeologist Brings Naval History to the Surface

In a container filled with water is what appears to be an oddly shaped rock. But Morrand, who serves as senior conservator and manager of the Naval History and Heritage Command's Archaeology & Conservation Laboratory, knows the object isn't a rock.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, US Military, US Navy, Patuxent River, MD

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Archaeologists unearth lost landscape of Colonial Williamsburg | Our Story

President Franklin Roosevelt wasn't the only one impressed by Duke of Gloucester Street when he dedicated Colonial Williamsburg 's newly reconstructed 18th-century thoroughfare in 1934.

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

Greenwich Citizen

Central MT ranch has up to 5K pictographs

Growing up on a ranch outside Lewistown, Macie Ahlgren used to enjoy playing at a creek that ran through the ranch, near a rock wall.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Casper, WY

The Telegraph

Preservation call for historical wonders

Historians used the occasion of World Heritage Day on Friday to call for proper protection and conservation of the state's historical marvels.

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

Chattanoogan.com

Lee University Students Present At Anthropology Conference

Lee anthropology majors, along with a recent alumna, presented their research at the Southern Anthropological Society conference in Cherokee, N.C. Lee senior Allie Webb presented "Petroglyphs in Paradox Valley, Colorado."

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Related Topix: Science, Lee University, Cherokee, NC

New Hampshire Public Radio -

How Do We Explain The Evolution Of Religion?

Religion is a cross-cultural universal, even though not every human being professes faith in God or some other supernatural being.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Detroit Free Press

Happy World Heritage Day: 5 remarkable, endangered spots you should know about

Romania's Carpathian Villages are among the endangered places being spotlighting for this year's World Heritage Day April 18. / Global Heritage Fund In case it's not on your calendar, today is World Heritage Day .

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

RedOrbit

Wild Vs Domestic: Wild Animals Interbred With...

Image Caption: The researchers cited the domestication of pigs as evidence of the intermingling between wild animals and domestic stocks.

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Related Topix: Science, Genetics, Medicine

Diss Today

Waveney archaeology group gets Heritage Lottery Funding for war memorial project

Redenhall, Norfolk. Members of the Waveney Valley Community Archaeology Griup who've been given a grant from the Hertiage Lottery Fund to record and uncover hidden WWI memories pictured are Lorna Richardson and Andrew Macdonald at the Joseph Phillips memorial site just outside Harleston ANL-140416-123613001 A project aiming to uncover hidden ... (more)

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lockergnome

Why Sell Your Old Phone?

Why trade in your old phone to your carrier for a tiny fraction off the price of your new phone when you can sell it for actual cash? eBay now has a marketplace specifically tailored around the buying and selling of old phones that aims to put money in your pocket, where it belongs! Perhaps you need a little more coaxing, though? Here are my top 10 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

Switched

Archaeologists Unearth New Areas Of Ancient Roman City

Archaeologists in Rome have unearthed a massive section of the ancient port city of Ostia, shedding new light on the city's historical significance.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

Statesboro Herald

GSU anthropology professor honored in memorial service

Georgia Southern University faculty members and students celebrated the life of a longtime anthropology professor who recently died of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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Related Topix: Science, Georgia Southern University, Southern University, Lymphoma, Health, University of Florida, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Live Science

In Photos: Animal Prints on Ancient Roman Tiles

The tiles, which could be nearly 2,000 years old, date back to Britain's early Roman era.

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Related Topix: Science, Archaeology, Leicestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom

NBC29

Construction of Log Cabin at Montpelier Nearly Complete

A team of volunteers helped build a log cabin on the site where slave quarters once stood on the property.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

The Block Island Times

Egypt: Ancient, Beautiful and Complicated

Last June, my friend Judy Schrafft, who is a member of the Explorer's Club and dives all over the world, was reading an archaeological magazine in my kitchen and fell across an ad for a trip to Egypt that included a fair amount of time with Dr. Zahi Hawass, Egypt's ex-minister of antiquities and the maker of many television documentaries.

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Related Topix: Africa, Egypt, World News, Sudan Travel, Africa Travel, Middle East Travel, Travel, Egypt, Sudan Travel, Egypt Travel, Archaeology, Science, Aspen, CO,

Mashable

Research Finds Arsenic Poisoning in Chilean Mummies

People of numerous pre-Columbian civilizations in northern Chile, including the Incas and the Chinchorro culture, suffered from chronic arsenic poisoning due to their consumption of contaminated water, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, UC Los Angeles

University City Review

John L. Jackson Jr. named Dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice at Penn

Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price today announced that John L. Jackson Jr., the Richard Perry University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and Senior Advisor for Diversity in the Office of the Provost, has been named dean of Penn's School of Social Policy & Practice.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Science, African-American, Howard University

IcNorthWales

Anglesey: Mysterious artefact discovered at Neolithic tomb

The discovery of a mysterious copper artefact at a Neolithic tomb on Anglesey could help to answer one of archaeology's burning questions.

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Related Topix: Anglesey County, Wales, Science, Archaeology, Tayside County, Scotland, United Kingdom, World News,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Magic City Morning Star

Navy's Underwater Archaeologists Dive Headfirst into Naval History

It was a simple pottery jar with cork in it. But when the team from the Underwater Archaeology Branch of the Naval History and Heritage Command eased the cork out of it, the air that came out was nearly 200 years old, perhaps created by the organic material it had stored on the sloop-rigged floating battery Scorpion before it was scuttled Aug. 22, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, US News, Archaeology, Science, University of Texas at Tyler

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