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2 hrs ago | Pam's House Blend

Saturday Art and Archaeology: Copan, Rosalila

In the Mayan ceremonial center of CopA n in Honduras, an ancient temple has been covered and preserved over the centuries by the builders themselves.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

2 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Archaeologists rush to save ancient Yup'ik treasures threatened by melting permafrost

Darren Cleveland, left, hands his delighted grandmother Mary Cleveland a wooden bowl with a bent wood rim to hold as they attend the show and tell for the Nunalleq archaeological site on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, in Quinhagak.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Quinhagak, AK, Alaska, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Anchorage, AK

6 hrs ago |

New DNA research sheds light on mysterious 'Paleo-Eskimo' disappearance

Around 700 hundred years ago the Dorset people vanished from the face of the Arctic.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Science, Anthropology

9 hrs ago |

The rise of the Jewish Temple: a miracle for our time

According to the Bible, a new Jewish Temple must exist during our time. It will be one of the critical signs for the end times According to the Bible, a new Jewish Temple must exist during our time.


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

13 hrs ago | Trend

Ancient settlement of South Caucasus discovered in west of Azerbaijan

An ancient settlement of the South Caucasus, referring to the Neolithic period, was discovered in Azerbaijani Tovuz region, Turkel TV regional channel reported Aug. 30. The settlement, discovered during excavations in the Haji Alemkhanli village, dates from the end of the seventh millennium BC.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

16 hrs ago |

Paris suffers the paranormal pap

They're going to have to start issuing licenses to all these filmmakers who insist on shooting their movies in the shaky-cam "found footage" format.


Related Topix: Explosion, Anthropology, Science, Movies, Entertainment

20 hrs ago | Inverurie Today

Medieval farm building uncovered

Archaeologists working on behalf of SHE Transmission have uncovered what is being described as 'a discovery of national significance' near an electrical substation at Leylodge, Kintore in Aberdeenshire.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The York Daily Record

Camp Security dig, day 5: Below-ground disturbance will require further investigation

One test hole revealed a below-ground disturbance covering the entire floor of that hole during the fifth day of an archaeological dig in Springettsbury Township, and the feature will be explored when work resumes Tuesday.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science

Info 101: Movieclips 231: Welcome to the adventure/horror genre

SYNOPSIS: Archaeologist Scarlett Marlowe is in hot pursuit of alchemist Nicolas Flamel's legendary Philosopher's Stone the fabled artifact that has been said to turn metal into gold and grant eternal life to whoever possesses it.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, Philosopher's Stone, Ambient

Mid-Day Mumbai

Meet the saviour of India's heritage

Over the last decade, Kirit Mankodi, a Mumbai-based professor of Archaeology has been working hard to help recover the country's stolen heritage and create an online profile of stolen Indian artworks In January 2014, Indian newspapers reported the return of three stolen sculptures - two amorous couples , and a stone sculpture of a male deity from ... (more)


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, World News, India, Religion, Hindu

ABC News

Amidst war and terror, are the 'better angels of our nature' on show?

MARK COLVIN: 2014 has been an awful year for news. The disappearance of one Malaysian plane, the shooting down of another, the looming possible war between Russia and Ukraine, the rise of the genocidal, fanatical, merciless so-called Islamic State and the spread of ebola have just been part of an almost uninterrupted diet of news media misery.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Anthropology

The Northern Echo

Developers "could buy County Durham Roman site"

CONCERNS have been raised that the site of a Roman settlement dubbed the Pompeii of the North could be sold to developers.


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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Coastal Courier

PBS's 'Time Team America' highlights GSU work

In 2012, the PBS show Time Team America tracked the adventures of a Georgia Southern University archaeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise.


Related Topix: Georgia Southern University, Anthropology, Science, Millen, GA, Jenkins County, GA, Andersonville, GA, Sumter County, GA


MU Museum of Art and Archaeology galleries delayed due to renovations

The opening of the full galleries at MU's transplanted Museum of Art and Archaeology will probably be delayed until early 2015 because renovations at Mizzou North are taking longer than expected, museum director Alex Barker said.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Philly museum to display ancient human skeleton

The public will soon get to see an ancient human skeleton that was recently rediscovered in a Philadelphia museum storage room.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Science, Anthropology

Warrington Guardian

Bringing the past to life at Warrington Market

Around 70 re-enactors and 50 specialist traders are stepping back in time for the Viking and Medieval Market in the town centre.


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

CBS News

World's oldest wine cellar fueled palatial parties

Blended CP3A team of archaeologists discovered this storage room while excavating the site of Tel Kabri in northern Israel.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Anthropology, Science, Waltham, MA


Radar used as window into past as searchers look for 17th century foundation in Mystic

Debbie Surabian, center, a state soil scientist with the USDA Resources Conservation Service, and Scott Brady, left, a volunteer with Friends of the Office of State Archaeology, use ground penetrating radar with Brian Jones, Connecticut's state archaeologist, as they try to locate Capt.


Related Topix: Mystic, CT, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Anthropology, Science, Agriculture


Workshop on Historic Cemeteries Set in Virginia

The workshop will be held Oct. 3 and 4 at Menokin Baptist Church in the Richmond County community of Warsaw.


Related Topix: Richmond County, VA, Warsaw, VA, Anthropology, Science

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Scientific American

Archaeologists Assess Killing Power of Stone Age Weapons

Kate Wong is an editor and writer at Scientific American covering paleontology, archaeology and life sciences.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Paleontology, Arizona State University, Opinion