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10 min ago | The Economist

King Tutankhamun: Finding the pharaoh

THE British Museum's "Treasures of Tutankhamun" show in 1972 was the world's first blockbuster exhibition.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

4 hrs ago | The Westerner

The saga of Blas Payne, a Big Bend cowboy legend

State Comptroller Susan Combs knew him from when she was a little girl growing up on her family's Brewster County ranch.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Science, Brewster County, TX, North America,

8 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Police: Human remains found in Michigan quarry

Michigan State Police confirmed Thursday that they found human remains while searching a quarry for a missing Monroe Township woman.

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Related Topix: Science, Oakland County, MI

12 hrs ago | War Is A Crime

Should Israel Teach the Holocaust Less?

Humans almost invariably imagine humans to be far more imaginative and original than they are.

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Related Topix: Science, US News, Liberal Political News

16 hrs ago | USA Today

Amazing UNESCO World Heritage sites in North America

Amazing UNESCO World Heritage sites in North America From Pennsylvania to Puerto Rico, these are places we can explore, understand and learn from the past.

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Related Topix: Caribbean Travel, Travel, Puerto Rico Travel, Canada, World News, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, Archaeology, Science

20 hrs ago | WPBF

Video captures treasure hunter's big find

HARBOR SIDE PUT IN PLACE MUCH PRICELESS PIECE OF HISTORY. UP COVERED AFTER 300 YEAR UNDER THE SEA.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

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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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

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

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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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

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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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

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

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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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

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

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