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1 hr ago | The Willits News

CalTrans prepping detour; nearing approval to move 900,000 cubic yards of fill

A view of the concrete pads that will anchor the bridges spanning the underpass road into Willits.

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Related Topix: Willits, CA, Anthropology, Science, Mendocino, CA, Mendocino County, CA

5 hrs ago | North Devon Gazette

Hundreds turn out to archaeological dig at Batsworthy wind farm site

HUNDREDS turned out to an archaeological dig at Batsworthy today after plans for a nine-turbine wind farm on the site were given the green light.

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

7 hrs ago | Computer And Video Games

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris dated

Much like its predecessor, 2010's Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light , Temple of Osiris is an isometric puzzle game designed for co-op play.

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Related Topix: Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, Crystal Dynamics, Square Enix, Video Games, Tomb Raider, Anthropology, Science

12 hrs ago | The Day

Ancient shipwrecks, modern damage to historic sites highlighted in Lyman Allyn exhibition

Robert Ballard talks Tuesday about a new exhibit featuring his discoveries of ancient shipwrecks in the Mediterranean and Black seas, now open at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London.

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Related Topix: New London, CT, University of Rhode Island, Anthropology, Science, Boat Disaster, Connecticut College, Oceanography

Tue Jul 22, 2014

St. Augustine Record

Cistern found at St. Augustine property

ALEX.SANCHEZ@STAUGUSTINE.COM Mischa Johns, city archaeologists assistant, Carl Halbirt, City Archaelogist, David Corneal, property owner and Stan Corneal, property owners brother, stand atop a cistern that dates back to the late 1800's midday Thursday, July 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: St. Augustine, FL, Anthropology, Science

Yahoo!

Treasures rescued from war

It's one of the more poignant stories in the history of museology: a collection of rare and priceless artefacts from Afghanistan, believed to have been lost to the country's seemingly perennial political conflict, are discovered stashed away in the vaults of the presidential palace in Kabul, untouched and preserved while wars raged on around them.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Anthropology, Science

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Archaeological dig to unearth pieces of Sioux City's railroad past

Sioux City has a long connection to the rails, and ground zero is the historic Milwaukee Railroad shops.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Science, Anthropology

The Times of India

ASI spent Rs 2.78 lakh on Unnao gold excavation: Govt

In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, minister of state for culture Shripad Naik said the ASI had took up the trial excavation to understand the archaeological significance of the site.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Shields Gazette

Roman site hailed as 'Pompeii of the north'

They include one of the earliest pieces of evidence for Christianity in Roman Britain in the shape of a silver ring.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

North Devon Gazette

Archaeological dig at Batsworthy wind farm site

AN archaeological dig at the site of a planned wind farm will not halt the development, planning officers have confirmed.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Hereford Times

Sharing Heritage: Big Dig Ewyas and archaeology group celebrates A 9,900 Heritage Lottery Fund grant

Ewyas Harold History and Archaeology Group has received a A 9,900 Sharing Heritage grant grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund for its "Big Dig Ewyas" project.

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

This is Oxfordshire

Exhibition unravels the story of boy king's tomb

Co-curators Liam McNamara, left, and Dr Paul Collins with a statue of the head of Tutankhamun made out of limestone during his reign between 1332 and 1322BC HIDDEN under the sand for centuries, this little statue will come face-to-face with thousands of visitors in Oxford.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Canada.com

Public invited to join excavation of Cluny Fortified Village

With a sniff, archeologist Dale Walde assesses the pungent odour lingering in the air, then, nonplussed, continues toward Cluny Fortified Village, the site of an archaeological dig where a group of migrants lived and died 300 years ago.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Carolina Beaches

Historic Edenton Archaeological Investigation Searching for First Courthouse Starts July 28, 2014

Even in a town's earliest days, there is a need for rules and justice. An archaeological investigation at the 1767 Chowan Courthouse Green July 28 to 31 will search for the town's first courthouse, built in 1718.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Edenton, NC, Science, Chowan County, NC, Libraries

Tehran Times

Archaeologists find bizarre burials in Burnt City

An archaeological team, which has been assigned to reconstruct the ancient society of the 5200-year-old Burnt City in a new research project, have found several bizarre burials.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, Weird

ThinkProgress

Sea Level Rise Threatens To Flood Boston's Historic Buildings And Archaeological Sites

Flooding from sea level rise is threatening to wash away many of Boston's historical buildings and archaeological sites, according to WGBH News.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

Fox News

Archaeologists excavate Colonial American battleground in New York's Adirondack Mountains

Archaeologists are excavating an 18th-century battleground that was the site of a desperate stand by Colonial American troops, the flashpoint of a massacre and the location of the era's largest smallpox hospital.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Lake George, NY, Fort Edward, NY

Berwick Advertiser

Americans take on locals in Belford

The annual Bush Tucker Trial was held at the Salmon Inn, Belford on Sunday night between a team of locals and American archaeological students.

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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Archaeological diggers in Woodford search for clues to life of Jack...

The dig is in a remote spot in southern Woodford County; workers walked up a dry creekbed to get there.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Woodford County, KY, Kentucky, Drink, Whiskey, Liquor

The Northern Echo

Life before the Saxon Princess uncovered in new Anglo Saxon exhibition

FOLLOWING the overwhelming success of the Saxon Princess exhibition a prequel gallery has opened at Kirkleatham Museum showing how people lived in east Cleveland 5,000 years ago.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science

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