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  1. Neanderthals liked home decorating tooRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... from the University of Kansas who re-examined the objects from the cave. David Frayer, a professor emeritus of anthropology at the university and corresponding author of the study, published in the French journal Comptes Rendus Palevol, said: 'If we ...

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  2. Upcoming Lecture Series Highlights Florida's HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WTXL

    Mission San Luis is hosting a free event all to give you the chance to spend the evening with renowned archaeologist David Hurst Thomas. "Florida Histories: Past to Present" is a six-lecture series which for one evening will welcome Thomas, a Curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.

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  3. Archaeologists uncovered a pendant at a Nazi death camp - with possible ties to Anne FrankRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Researchers say a recent Nazi death camp excavation has turned up personal mementos from victims, including a teenager's triangular pendant that closely resembles one that belonged to Anne Frank. The Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial said in a statement Sunday that Jewish victims' personal belongings, including the pendant, were unearthed at the former Sobibor death camp in Poland along the notorious "Pathway to Heaven" - an area where the victims were forced to shed their clothes and keepsakes on the way to the gas chambers.

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  4. Archaeologists uncover pendant at Nazi death camp with possible ties to Anne FrankRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    A series of identity photos taken in 1942 shows Anne Frank who died of typhus in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in May 1945 at the age of 15. A series of identity photos taken in 1942 shows Anne Frank who died of typhus in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in May 1945 at the age of 15. Researchers say a recent Nazi death camp excavation has turned up personal mementos from victims, including a teenager's triangular pendant that closely resembles one that belonged to Anne Frank.

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  5. Iraqi troops capture historic site in Mosul destroyed by ISRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Langley Advance

    IRBIL, Iraq - Iraqi forces have captured the Mosque of the Prophet Younis, or Jonah, after driving Islamic State group militants from a new in eastern Mosul, a spokesman said on Tuesday, and the U.N. said that nearly 150,000 people have been displaced since the operation started in mid-October. The mosque was among dozens of historical and heritage sites destroyed by IS militants after their June 2014 onslaught, forcing Iraqi security forces to withdraw and seizing areas in northern and western Iraq.

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  6. Iraqi troops capture historic site in Mosul destroyed by ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Fox News

    In this photo picture taken through the windshield of Iraq's special forces armored vehicle, Iraqi security forces advance in the eastern side of Mosul, Iraq, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. Iraqi troops have begun to push Islamic State militants out of the last remaining neighborhoods between government-held territory in the eastern Mosul and the Tigris river which divides the city.

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  7. Around the Web Digest- January 8Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Savage Minds

    ... academics are still in question in the coming years, Mark Edelman on a blog post for PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review summarizes what is at stake for our communities if we do not take action against the current wave of ...

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  8. Pendant Just Like Anne Frank's Discovered at Nazi Death CampRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Live Science

    At the Sobibor Nazi death camp, archaeologists found a silver that is almost identical to a medallion that belonged to Anne Frank. This necklace likely belonged to a German Jewish girl named Karoline Cohn.

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  9. In Photos: Girls' Hut Found at Nazi Death CampRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Live Science

    During excavations at the Sobibor Nazi extermination camp, archaeologists found the hut where women and girls would be undressed and shaved before going to the gas chambers. While not much of the building survives, many personal effects of the victims were left behind.

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  10. Ancient Buddha Statue Emerges from Water in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

    A drop in water levels in a reservior exposed the 600-year old Buddha statue which has been sumerged for years A 600-year old Buddha statue has emerged from under the surface of a water reservoir in China. The recent renovation work in Jiangxi Province at east China has caused water levels to drop so much that some part of the ancient statue is now visible above the waterline.

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  11. 600-Year-Old Buddha Statue Discovered In China As Reservoir Water Level DropsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Switched

    Archeologists believe that an ancient Buddha statue discovered by villagers in China's Jiangxi Province is about 600 years old, dating back to the Ming Dynasty, state news agency Xinhua reported last week. The top of the statue was spotted last month when villagers noticed a Buddha's head sticking out of the Hongmen Reservoir .

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  12. Ancient Mosaic From Turkey Embedded In Floor At Wadsworth AtheneumRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | CTNow.com

    Mosaic from the "House of the Mysteries of Isis," early 3rd century CE, Roman, Antioch, stone, on exhibit in the floor of the theater lobby at the Wadsworth Atheneum. Mosaic from the "House of the Mysteries of Isis," early 3rd century CE, Roman, Antioch, stone, on exhibit in the floor of the theater lobby at the Wadsworth Atheneum.

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  13. Structures dating to King Solomon discovered at Tel Aviv University excavationRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    Some believe that the fabled mines of King Solomon were located among copper smelting camps in Israel's Timna Valley. The arid conditions at Timna have seen the astonishing preservation of 3,000-year-old organic materials, which have provided Tel Aviv University archaeologists with a unique window into the culture and practices of a sophisticated ancient society.

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  14. Iraqi troops capture historic Mosul mosque destroyed by ISRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    In this photo picture taken through the windshield of Iraq's special forces armored vehicle, Iraqi security forces advance in the eastern side of Mosul, Iraq, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. Iraqi troops have begun to push Islamic S... .

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  15. Discovery adds rock collecting to list of things Neanderthals could doRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | University of Kansas

    An international group that includes a University of Kansas researcher has discovered a brownish piece of split limestone in a site in Croatia that suggests Neanderthals 130,000 years ago collected the rock that stands out among all other items in the cave. "If we were walking and picked up this rock, we would have taken it home," said David Frayer, a professor emeritus of anthropology who was part of the study.

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  16. Taking an art trip through timeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    'The State of This World: Thought and the Arts," the second of the Ashiya City Museum of Art and History's "Art Trip" exhibitions, this time focuses on four contemporary artists' works that are in some instances inspired by archaeology. They address issues of seen and unseen worlds, life and death, and the past speaking to the present.

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  17. Relic gets a stamp of approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

    Made of antler, it was among the incredibly rare finds made by archaeologists working at the Mesolithic site at Star Carr, near Seamer, Scarborough. Some 11,000-years-old, it is the oldest object to be featured on the new stamps, which depict intriguing sites and artefacts from the UK's ancient past.

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  18. Multi-million pound holiday park plan could revitalise Hayling Island tourismRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Portsmouth Today

    The owners of Mill Rythe holiday park aim to transform it from a four-star to a five-star attraction. He said: 'The park itself is not increasing in land size, the plans are to demolish some old and rundown units and replace them with modern, comfortable accomodation, with luxury touches.'

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  19. Sunken 600-Year-Old Buddha Emerges from Water in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WHO-TV

    A 600-year-old Buddha statue has been discovered in a reservoir in east China's Jiangxi Province after water levels fell during renovation work. A local villager first spotted the head of the Buddha last month when the water level fell by more than 10 meters during work on a hydropower gate, official state news agency Xinhua reported.

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  20. Coronations, Coups, And Keeping Up With The KardashiansRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WGBH

    Kim Kardashian and Donald Trump exemplify our contradictory feelings about the rich and famous. As Hidden Brain explores this week, we idolize the powerful, but also relish their downfall.

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