Anthropology Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Historical tug of war: The ever-changing narrative of the lost Franklin expeditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | CBC News

    HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, shown in the Illustrated London News published on May 24, 1845, left England that year under the command of Sir John Franklin and in the search of the Northwest Passage. The tug of war over how Franklin history is told is almost as rich and strange as the story itself.

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  2. WANTED - items for Westgate's 'Closet of Curiosity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | This is Oxfordshire

    A CURIOUS call has gone out to all those hoarders of city heritage and accumulators of Oxford artefacts that could help create a collection of pictures and stories at the Westgate Centre. The team behind the A 440m shopping centre, opening October 24, is appealing to people to support its latest project called the 'Cabinet of Curiosity'.

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  3. Dig begins for gas well proof in FredoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Observer

    The shovels met dirt on Friday in a goal to prove that Fredonia, New York was the first gas well in the United States and possibly the first-ever petroleum well. Mark and Michelle Twichell, with the assistance of the University at Buffalo's Department of Archaeology and National Fuel Corp., began their research by going shovel-first into the grounds of 85 W. Main St. "We began by selecting a site that we thought would reveal evidence based upon studying some historic photos and some maps.

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  4. Dig up the past at McHenry County Conservation District's archeological awareness eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Northwest Herald

    Attendees can try their hand at throwing an atlatl and pretend they are on a prehistoric big-game hunt at the McHenry County Conservation District's archaeological awareness event from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Powers-Walker House Historic Landmark in Glacial Park, Route 31 and Harts Road, Ringwood. The event will feature a new 120-foot archaeology timeline rope of the past 12,000 years in McHenry County, with each foot of rope representing 100 years.

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  5. Child brides: Why underage girls are marrying in IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Meet a few of the young people who married as children in Indonesia, which has the seventh-highest rate of child marriage in the world. She had been dating Arief, a sweet-faced boy from the local garage, and the neighbourhood gossip was in overdrive.

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  6. The Flesh-Eating Cannibal Who Walked FreeRead the original story

    Friday Sep 15 | TheDailyBeast.com

    In 1981, Issei Sagawa shot a beautiful Dutch woman and cannibalized her to, in his words, consume her energy. He is the subject of a disturbing new documentary.

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  7. Paleoart: U of C casts spotlight on bridge between art and dinosaursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | CBC News

    ... right)) Susanne Cote is one of the creators of the exhibit and an assistant professor in the department of anthropology and archaeology at the U of C. "There's an important exchange that happens between the artist and researchers as the artist asks ...

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  8. Travel: 48 hours in BergenRead the original story

    Friday Sep 15 | Sunday Herald

    IT MAY be Norway's second city, but Bergen punches well above its weight as a destination with an international outlook and easy access to some of the country's most spectacular scenery. Facing the sea with mountains at its back, Bergen offers the best of both town and rural living.

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  9. Waco archaeologist to challenge Anderson for Texas House seat in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Waco Tribune-Herald

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  10. Psychics and Mediums and Shamans - Oh, MyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Noozhawk

    Anthropology Straight Up returns Sept. 28 with an evening of presentations on Psychics, Mediums and Shamans at the Santa Barbara University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara St. Anyone who enjoys science and social gatherings is invited.

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  11. 'Made by early pioneers?': Hurricane Irma washed ashore dugout canoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | USA Today

    'Made by early pioneers?': Hurricane Irma washed ashore dugout canoe These dugout canoes can range from a few hundred years old to well more than 6,000 years old. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2h6vk2p COCOA, Fla.

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  12. In Namibia, 1533 Portuguese shipwreck's relics hidden awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | India.com

    Diamond prospectors in Namibia nearly a decade ago stumbled upon remnants of a shipwrecked Portuguese vessel whose trading journey to India was cut violently short by a storm in 1533. Today the artifacts from the doomed ship, described by archaeologists as one of that era's most important finds, remain a hidden treasure.

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  13. Skeletons found in ancient tombRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Turkish Daily News

    The skeletons of a total of 24 people, including one child, have been unearthed from a chamber tomb opened during this year's excavations in the ancient city of Parion in the northwestern province of Canakkale. The mystery of this multi-burial tomb, which has surprised archaeologists and is estimated to date back to a period between the 1st and 3rd centuries, will be solved by anthropologic researches to be carried out next year.

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  14. Painted Jade Mask Discovered in Classic-Era Maya TombRead the original story

    Friday Sep 15 | Archaeology

    According to a report in Newsweek , a burial chamber at the Maya site of Waka', which is located in northern Guatemala's Laguna del Tigre National Park, has yielded a 700-year-old jade mask. The mask helped the researchers from the U.S.-Guatemalan El PerAo-Waka' Archaeological Project to identify the tomb's occupant as a member of the royal Wak dynasty.

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  15. Puzzling, Peculiar and Phenomenal: Our Best Stories You Might Have Missed This WeekRead the original story

    Friday Sep 15 | How Stuff Works

    The Marchesa Luisa Casati had quite a flair for dressing up. Next to her is painter Giovanni Boldini and another party guest .

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  16. Analysis shows bodies dismembered at Sligo burial siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | RTE.ie

    Burial practices and death rites of the ancient people of Ireland have been revealed by a new analysis of bones by researchers, including some at the Institute of Technology Sligo. The bones were found in 1911 during an excavation of the 5,300-year-old passage tomb complex in Carrowkeel, Co Sligo.

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  17. Maryland's changing faces often are from other countriesRead the original story

    Friday Sep 15 | Washington Times

    Christina Getrich has lived in Maryland for most of her life and has witnessed the state's changing demographics over time. A large number of Salvadoran immigrants began settling in Montgomery County when she was younger, said Getrich, who lives in Silver Spring.

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  18. Celebrating the life of Agatha ChristieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Egypt Today

    Christie was born in 1890 in South Western England to a conservative family as Clarissa Agatha Miller. Her home life was comfortable, and she was preoccupied with telling stories since a young age.

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  19. Egyptian-French cooperation developing Saqqara siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Egypt Today

    "The aim of the project is to raise the efficiency of the area to attract a larger segment of tourists to visit the archaeological area of Saqqara," Al-Ashmawy pointed out. He explained that a number of archaeological inspectors in the Ministry of Antiquities were trained in the development and management of archaeological sites to improve the practical level of the archaeologists to best serve the aim of the project.

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  20. Oakton STEM speaker to focus on forensic anthropologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Daily Herald

    ... will bring a unique perspective on the field of forensics." Participants also will learn about forensic anthropology research facilities across the country and recent, ongoing research that assists law enforcement and medical examiners. Forensic ...

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