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1 hr ago | Scientific Blogging

The Ancient Maya And Virtual Worlds: Different Perspectives On Material Meanings

If Facebook were around 1,400 years ago, the ancient Maya might have been big fans of the virtual self.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Economics News, Bitcoin, University of Cincinnati, Anthropology, Science, Austin, TX

5 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

Evidence of Roman villa unearthed in north Norfolk during...

Preparations for the building of a major wind farm off the north Norfolk coast have led to the discovery of a Roman villa, near Field Dalling.

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Related Topix: World News, Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom, Science, Anthropology,

9 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

Archaeologists lament loss of 4,470-year-old Indian artifacts at Marin development

Builders work at the site of the Rose Lane development in Larkspur, Calif. on Thursday, April 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Larkspur, CA, Graton, CA, Indio, CA, Walnut Creek, CA

12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

A visit to the Valley of the Kings

The Valley of the Kings is the burial site of over 62 of the Pharaohs and one Queen of ancient Egypt, Hatshepsut.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Egypt, Anthropology, Science

16 hrs ago | Knutsford Guardian

Knutsford Roman hoard among secrets uncovered at Cheshire Archaeology Day

RESIDENTS are being invited to uncover secrets of Cheshire's past- including a hoard of Roman coins, brooches and rings from Knutsford - at Cheshire Archaeology Day.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, World News, United Kingdom, Cheshire County, England,

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Saudi Arabian prince promotes Nelson-Atkins exhibit, and his own nation, on a visit to Kansas City

Saudi Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud said the "Road to Arabia" exhibit "rewrites history."

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Anthropology, Science, University of Denver, Syracuse University, Weird

KIMT

Digging up lost, but not forgotten, history

It wasn't quite the gold mine they thought it could be, but one Charles City business owner is still excited to dig up a piece of history.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

The News Tribune

Pierce County sets rules for work to resume on Tanglewood Island

Ta-ha-do-Wa Camp for Boys is shown on Tanglewood Island in 1956. The roundhouse pavilion contained a dining area, meeting rooms and showers.

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Related Topix: Pierce County, WA, Anthropology, Science, Gig Harbor, WA, Puyallup, WA

The Miami Herald

Archaeologists, tribe clash over Native remains

Archaeologists and Native Americans are clashing over Indian remains and artifacts that were excavated during a construction project in the San Francisco Bay Area, but then reburied at an undisclosed location.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Staffordshire Newsletter

Stafford archaeological talk reveals car parks can unearth treasures

ARCHAEOLOGY fans can learn all about the treasures that can be found under car parks during the next meeting of Stafford and Mid Staffordshire Archaelogical Society.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Race To Unearth Civil War-Era Artifacts Before Developer Digs In

About a dozen or so archaeologists in downtown Columbia, S.C. are focused on a 165-acre sliver of land that used to be a prisoner of war camp during the Civil War.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Columbia, SC, University of South Carolina

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Historians plan to keep on digging at Sizergh Castle

Jamie Lund, National Trust regional archaeologist, Allan Steward of Levens Local History Group, Mark Brennand, Cumbria historical environment officer and Stephen Read Gill Wood of Levens Local History Group A COMMUNITY archaeology venture is to be extended to assess how the ecology of South Lakeland has changed in the aeons since the last Ice Age.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, Cumbria County, England, United Kingdom,

Examiner.com

Birthplace of the domesticated chili pepper, the world's most widely grown spice

Photo credit: Sean Mattson, STRI. Smithsonian archaeologist, Dolores Piperno, measures a teosinte plant growing under past climate conditions.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, North America, World News, Mexico, Davis, CA, UC Davis, Genetics, Medicine, Agriculture

The Times of Israel

Archaeologist claims to find chisel used to build Western Wall

An Israeli archaeologist claims to have found an ancient chisel used in the construction of the Western Wall some 2,000 years ago.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, Israel, Middle East, World News

The Columbian

Oregon Archaeological Society honors cultural institute, lab supervisor

Hudson's Bay: National Park Service archaeologist Robert Cromwell, from left, and laboratory supervisor Katie Wynia are presented the President's Award on April 1 by Elaine Dorset, former president of the Oregon Archaeological Society.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, US National Parks

South Wales Argus

New Valleys archaeology group find rifle range

The Aberystruth Archaeology and History Society, which was set up just a few weeks ago, is led by founding member and full time history and heritage student Ian Fewings, 47. The society, which has members aged between 21 and 80 years old, was set up by Mr Fewings who wanted to form a group that people could actually attend rather than just ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Norwalk Citizen News

Drones unearth more details about Chaco culture

Recently published research describes how archaeologists outfitted a customized drone with a heat-sensing camera to unearth what they believe are ceremonial pits and other features at the site of an ancient village in New Mexico.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Argus

The secrets of the community behind "Whitehawk's Stonehenge" are set to be uncovered.

Whitehawk Camp Community Archaeology Project has won almost A 100,000 of Heritage Lottery Fund support for a new community-based archaeology project.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, World News, West Sussex County, England

Free Republic

Ancient puppy paw prints found on Roman tiles

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... The artifacts, which could be nearly 2,000 years old, were found in the Blackfriars area of Leicester... Wardell Armstrong Archaeology was brought in to dig at a site where a ... (more)

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

Stars and Stripes

Lake George dig hopes to unearth military past

An archaeology professor at SUNY Adirondack is hoping a dig at Lake George Battlefield Park this summer will help determine which parts of the site were used during the French and Indian War and which were utilized during the American Revolutionary War.

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Related Topix: Lake George, NY, Adirondack, NY, Anthropology, Science

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