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1 hr ago | Evening News

Remarkable finds make Norfolk a hot spot for heritage

The remarkably rich heritage of Norfolk has seen more than 15,000 archaeological finds reported to council experts in just 12 months - a rate of about 40 a day.

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2 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

The black bottle

Throughout estate lands across the country, archaeologists have been unearthing relics of an era when masters and labourers lived and worked respectively on the cocoa estate.

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6 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Faculty creme de la creme for Nalanda

Most of the faculty members appointed in the two schools - school of ecology and environment studies and school of historical studies - are highly qualified with many associated with top foreign universities.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, India, Asia, Science, University of Chicago

10 hrs ago | Science Daily

Ice age lion figurine: Ancient fragment of ivory belonging to 40,000...

Archaeologists have found an ancient fragment of ivory belonging to a 40,000 year old animal figurine.

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12 hrs ago | Phillymag.com

Best of Philly Snapshot: Janet Monge

You've caught Janet Monge at a rare moment when her purple reading glasses are down.

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16 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

Expert: Why you should care about a woman's period

Expert: Why you should care about a woman's period Purdue visiting anthropologist says evolution of menstruation sheds light on fatal diseases.

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Related Topix: Science, Purdue University

21 hrs ago | The Age

Wine cup used by Pericles found in grave

Athens: A cup believed to have been used by Classical Greek statesman Pericles has been found in a pauper's grave in north Athens, Greece's top daily reports.

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Related Topix: Greece, World News, Archaeology, Science

23 hrs ago | Marine News

Canaveral Shipwreck Search Permit Granted to Seafarer's Quest

Research and recovery of historic shipwrecks experts Seafarer Exploration Corporation says that Seafarer's Quest, LLC has successfully been granted a three year research permit for the shipwreck site south of Cape Canaveral from the Florida Bureau of Archaeology Research.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Cape Canaveral, FL, Juno Beach, FL

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Rich pickings in Mexico City

In Mexico City's Centro Historico are the remnants of the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples of their capital Tenochtitlan.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Mexico, Travel, World News, Mexico City, Mexico Travel, Mexico Travel, Archaeology, Science, New Zealand Travel, Pacific Travel, Painting, Arts

Examiner.com

Rock Eagle, is it really a bird of another color?

Overlooking the banks of a small lake in Middle Georgia is an enigma. It is a conical mound of white quartz fieldstones with tail feathers, wings and a head extending outward.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Archaeology, Science, Putnam County, GA, Eatonton, GA, Journalism

Archaeology

Erosion Exposes Human Remains on Kwajalein Atoll

The Yomiuri Shimbun reports that rising seas and coastal erosion have exposed human bones on the Marshall Islands.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

Daily Herald

Excavation finds courthouse where Lincoln worked

Archaeologists excavating near the McLean County Museum of History in Bloomington have unearthed part of the footprint of the 1836 courthouse where experts said Abraham Lincoln worked as an attorney.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Archaeology, Science, McLean County, IL, Bloomington, IL

Northampton Today

Picture Gallery: Time Team expert presents medieval findings discovered on Northampton building site

An expert from Channel 4's Time Team will be coming to Northampton to present the remains of a medieval house found as archaeologists investigate a site marked out for new council buildings.

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Philly.com

Red Bank Battlefield to be mined for artifacts

When a breathless Jonas Cattell dashed into Fort Mercer that October day in 1777, the enemy wasn't far behind.

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Related Topix: Haddonfield, NJ, Gloucester County, NJ, Archaeology, Science, National Park, NJ, Rowan University

The New Zealand Herald

World's largest solar boat on Greek prehistoric mission

The world's largest solar boat, the catamaran PlanetSolar, will embark on a Greek mission to find one of the oldest sites inhabited by man in Europe, an organiser has said.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Tivyside Advertiser

Castle still has lots of secrets to tell

Archaeological digs have been going on at Cardigan Castle for the past two years - but only five percent of ground has been investigated.

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WinBeta

Check out Never Future for Windows Phone, an action RPG game in a post apocalyptic world

Never Future is an action RPG game for Windows Phone that shows you just what happens when irrational thinking affects the world.

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Worcester News

Future of Bredon Horde assured by 5,000 grant

THE largest haul of treasure ever found in the UK, which was discovered in Worcestershire three years ago, will be on display for years to come thanks to a generous grant from a museum charity.

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Free Republic

Fossilized Brain May Give Paleontologists Headache

Who has ever heard of a fossilized brain? Few would expect such a discovery, yet it looks like that's what researchers found inside a Stone Age skull from Norway.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Archaeology

East Anglian Daily Times

Gallery: National Trust hosts 1930s themed party celebrating the 75th anniversary of Sutton Hoo find

Sutton Hoo celebrate 75th anniversary with Mrs Pretty's Garden Party. The living history team as Anthony Culham, Evelyn Adams, princess Marie Louise, Mrs Edith Pretty and Elizabeth Perkins Seventy-five years ago, over glasses of sherry in a Suffolk garden, news of an extraordinary archaeological find was first announced to the world.

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

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