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2 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Greek mound excavators: No tours please, too busy

Archaeologists excavating a large burial mound in northern Greece have asked politicians and others seeking guided tours of the site to leave them in peace.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Brattleboro, VT

4 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Researchers come across trove of Buddhist artifacts

South Korean researchers said Thursday they have uncovered dozens of artifacts used in Buddhist ceremonies nearly a millennium ago, as they begin to unravel the mystery behind an ancient shrine where they were discovered.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Archaeology, Science

7 hrs ago | Newsday

Earliest evidence of snail-eating

The findings revealed that Homo sapiens living in the Benidorm area were the first recorded group to include snails in their diet, some 30,000 years ago.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

Wed Aug 20, 2014

EKathimerini

Sphinxes at burial site at Ancient Amphipolis revealed

State archaeologists on Wednesday continued their painstaking work at the site of Ancient Amphipolis, in central Macedonia, removing large stones from the entrance to a huge tomb there and revealing two headless sphinxes believed to have been placed there to guard the massive burial site.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

Medical Daily

Closer To Treatment For Deadly Disease Tuberculosis: Scientists Discover Biomarker

Scientists have found a key protein that can protect people from the highly contagious and life-threatening lung disease tuberculosis, leading medicine closer to finding new treatment strategies, which may be in the form of a vitamin D supplement.

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Related Topix: Harvard University, Medicine, Dermatology, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Archaeology, Science

Live Science

Real Paleo Diet: Ancient Humans Ate Snails

Archaeologists recently uncovered evidence of a fireplace and snail shells with evidence of burning in a rock shelter in Spain.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, Nutrition

Daily Reporter

Neanderthals and humans had 'ample time' to mix

Humans and Neanderthals may have coexisted in Europe for more than 5,000 years, providing ample time for the two species to meet and mix, according to new research.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

The Escapist

Siberian Elders Vote to Bury Ice Mummy to Ward Off Earthquakes, Floods

The Siberian Ice Maiden, also known as the Princess of Ukok, Altay Princess or Ochi-Bala, is to be put back in her tomb thanks to a campaign by Altay Region spiritual leaders and elders, who are worried that as long as she stays in the hands of scientists the gate to the underworld will remain open.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

Examiner.com

Boy missing since 1940 ID'd: Juvenile's name from reform school released

Univ. of South Florida researchers said they identified George Owen Smith as the first of 55 bodies they exhumed from the grounds of the renamed Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys.

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Related Topix: Science, University of South Florida

WCAX-TV Burlington

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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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

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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Related Topix: Science

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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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

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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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

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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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

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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