Anthropology Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Centuries Old Cell Phone Artifact Presents Modern Day Mystery - Award ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | 24-7 Press Release

    Out-of-place artifacts fascinate us by presenting an impossible scenario. Just last week the internet was abuzz over an 800 year-old mobile phone with cuneiform writing on the touch pad, discovered by archaeologists in the Salzburg district of Austria.

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  2. Michael Lewis reveals why some Germans are obsessed with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | News Times

    We couldn't let Lewis leave before presenting him with a question we've been itching to ask ever since we read his 2012 book " Boomerang," which collects his observations of how countries around the world contributed to the Global Financial Crisis. In the book's chapter about Germany, which is a reprinting of his 2011 column for Vanity Fair, Lewis dredges up some peculiar aspects of German folk culture.

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  3. The truth is in the garbage: New research examines ancient Roman trashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | USA Today

    Researchers say that important clues to ancient Roman life can be found in the trash buried in ash at the foot of Mount Vesuvius The truth is in the garbage: New research examines ancient Roman trash Researchers say that important clues to ancient Roman life can be found in the trash buried in ash at the foot of Mount Vesuvius Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2k7ISqy The snow-covered peak of Mount Vesuvius volcano is seen from the archaeological excavations of Pompeii in Naples, southern Italy, in January 2017. When workers began digging out the Roman cities torched by Mount Vesuvius, the exquisite wall paintings, sumptuous villas and golden jewelry they found quickly grabbed the spotlight.

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  4. Castle...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 19 | TrekEarth

    Janowiec is a village in Pu3awy County, Lublin Voivodeship, in eastern Poland. Janowiec Castle - a Renaissance castle built in between 1508-1526, on a steep Vistulan hillside in Janowiec , Lublin Voivodeship, in Poland.

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  5. OSU anthropologist says teeth can track diet, lifespans and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | The Columbus Dispatch

    They might discover some coated in gold or inlaid with gems and stones. Remnants of other societies will include teeth that are blackened or filed into sharp fangs.

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  6. Spectacular Viking manor discovered near BirkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | The Local

    Birka, on the island of Bjorko in Lake Malaren, 40 kilometres from Stockholm, is thought to be Sweden's oldest town and has been the site of excavations since the 17th century. But there is still plenty left to be discovered on the island, as Swedish and German researchers' latest find proves.

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  7. Pomegranate in Ancient TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | BellaOnline

    Pomegranate is among the oldest cultivated fruits. Apparently, it was first grown in Turkey and northern Iran around 4000 B.C. or so.

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  8. Proposed Soldiers and Sailors Monument Site Being Examined in WheelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | The Intelligencer

    On Thursday, an excavator from Savage Construction Co. of Wheeling dug a trench in the side yard at West Virginia Independence Hall to determine the composition of the area where the Civil War monument's foundation will be built.

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  9. Mystery shipwrecks found off Queensland CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | ABC News

    A team of researchers from the Australian National Maritime Museum and the Silentworld Foundation have discovered three shipwrecks in the Coral Sea. The wrecks, estimated to be at least 150 years old, were discovered during a week-long expedition to Kenn Reefs, 520 kilometres north-east of Bundaberg.

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  10. When Skulls or Decades-Old Remains Are Found, Here's What Forensic Anthropologists DoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Your News Now

    As a forensic anthropologist, Ann Bunch's work has taken her all over the world. She spent eight years with the United States Army identifying missing service members and civilians.

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  11. Bumblebees, a buried boat and a rundown park among big cash winners...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Mirror.co.uk

    Over 450 local causes set to land windfalls from the Aviva Community Fund - including many in the new Environment category From a plan to save a rare species of bumblebee, to the search for a long-lost buried narrowboat, environmental projects all over Britain have won a vital cash boost in a Mirror-backed competition. More than 450 local causes have won funding from the Aviva Community Fund, and the winners include dozens in the new Environment category, run in association with the Daily Mirror.

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  12. Concord yoga teacher travels to Women's March on Washington for inspiration, actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Concord Monitor

    Concord yoga teacher Ray Conner knew she wanted to take a stance the moment she learned Donald Trump would become president. That was at 4:30 a.m. on Nov. 9, when her partner - an anthropology professor in Australia - woke her up to tell her the news.

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  13. Despite detente, ancient Hebrew text 'proving' Jewish...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | The Times of Israel

    A replica of the Siloam Inscription at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. The original is in the Istanbul Archaeology Museum.

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  14. Possible Seat of "Lost" Dark Age Kingdom Found in ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Archaeology

    Archaeologists Ronan Toolis and Christopher Bowles of Guard Archaeology began excavating the Trusty's Hill Fort site in southern Scotland to investigate Pictish carvings they found there, according to a report in BBC News . But instead of uncovering evidence of Picts, the team found traces of a royal stronghold thought to have been built by local Britons around A.D. 600.

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  15. British Woman Returns Souvenir Jug to TurkeyRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 19 | Archaeology

    The Daily Sabah reports that a British citizen who purchased an ancient artifact at the site of the ancient city of Ephesus in the 1960s has returned it to Turkey. The artifact, a jug thought to have been produced by the Yortan culture some 4,500 years ago in western Turkey, will be handed over to the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations in Ankara.

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  16. Ancient Sundial Shaped Like Ham Was Roman Pocket WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | National Geographic

    A new 3-D model of a portable sundial found near Pompeii is helping researchers understand how to operate the "pork clock." While excavating an ancient Roman villa buried in volcanic ash, 18th-century workers found an unusual lump of metal small enough to fit in a coffee mug.

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  17. sarah_kaplanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | The Washington Post

    ... in the next 25 to 50 years. "This truly is the 11th hour for many of these creatures," University of Illinois anthropology professor Paul Garber , who co-led the study, said in a statement. The study is one of the most comprehensive surveys of the ...

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  18. 60% of primate species now threatened with extinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | TreeHugger

    ... have declining populations. "This truly is the eleventh hour for many of these creatures," says Paul Garber, an anthropology professor from the University of Illinois, who co-led the study with Alejandro Estrada of the National Autonomous University ...

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  19. Anthropologist Sally Applin on the automation of qualitative methodsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 19 | Putting people first

    Anthropology and its methodologies cannot easily be automated . However, both design and engineering based organizations are attempting it.

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  20. Bones of Medieval Horse Recovered at Roman ColosseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Archaeology

    The Local, Italy , reports that the remains of a horse dating to between the twelfth and thirteenth centuries was unearthed near the steps to the basement of the Colosseum. Francesco Prosperetti, Rome's superintendent for archaeology, said that tests will be conducted on the bones to try to determine how old the horse was at the time of death and the state of its health.

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