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4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

18 hrs ago | 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

20 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

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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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

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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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

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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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

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

Blacktown Sun

Heritage discovery has Lawson link

IT HAS been confirmed a heritage site found at Prospect Reservoir late last year is part of the estate of Australian explorer William Lawson.

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Related Topix: The 80'S, Pop/Rock, Archaeology, Science

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

Divers strike gold again as exploration of 17th century shipwreck continues

DIVERS have found evidence to confirm that a 17th century shipwreck in the Thames Estuary was sunk by an explosion.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Archaeology, Science

The Telegraph

Culture causerati forget a 1000yr milestone

Chennai, July 27: Tamil Nadu's leaders, for all their prickly championing of Tamil culture, let the 1,000th anniversary of the coronation of the greatest Tamil king ever pass without a flutter last week.

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

Switched

Tonga Was Once A Major Trading Hub, Artifacts Show

The seafaring empire of Tonga in the South Pacific Ocean once spanned more than a thousand miles, serving as the hub through which distant settlements exchanged artifacts and ideas, researchers say.

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Related Topix: Oceania, Tonga, World News, Archaeology, Science

Kenilworth Weekly News

Gatehouse's history is unearthed in town dig

Bryn Gethin, archaeologist in charge of the Kenilworth Gatehouse Dig with volunteers from Kenilworth History and Archaeology Society - Jan Copper, Keith Croucher and Margaret Kane.

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This is Local London

Signs of ancient life found in stadium's former car park

The foundations of the manor house from early 14th century and during the Tudor period when it was re-built The remains of a relatively unknown medieval manor house dating back to the 14th century are being excavated beneath Walthamstow Stadium's former car park prior to development of the site.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

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Saturday Art and Archaeology: Copan

A major architectural and artistic wonder of the Mayan realm is found at Copan , in Honduras.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Asbury Park Press

MU students dig into daily lives of ContinentalsMU students dig into...

MU students dig into daily lives of Continentals At tavern site, Monmouth students digging in dirt untouched for centuries for "treasure" Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1rIBqDD Monmouth University's student archaeologists in 2010 excavated on the site and returned this summer to help the county advance its plan to convert the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Monmouth University, Archaeology, Science, Barnegat, NJ, Ocean County, NJ, Pine Barrens (Pinelands), NJ

Belleville News Democrat

Recent excavation may reveal Cahokia Mounds inhabitants' beliefs

The "bundle" of whelk shells and bird bones found tied together and unearthed at Cahokia Mounds by student archaeologists from the University of Bologna in Italy is unlike most discovered in the pre-Columbian settlement, said Cahokia Mounds Museum Society Executive Director Lori Belknap.

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