Anthropology Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Diapers, potties and split pants: Understanding toilet...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | Norwalk Citizen News

    For many children, yes. Especially boys. At least, that's what American pediatricians would likely say.


  2. Amish Social Engineering Improves DNA Studies of Nature-NurtureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | VDARE

    The Amish make an interesting testbed for nature-nurture studies, since the plain people so radically social engineer their environments to equalize them. The Amish are like 18th Century SJWs who, rather than just complain like 21st Century ones, actually built a sustainable culture that minimizes inequality.


  3. New skeletal evidence could put decades-old debate over Qumran settlers to restRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | The Times of Israel

    Archaeologists' study appears to confirm theory rooted in ancient texts that the Essenes, a strict socialist Jewish sect, settled the area some 2,200 years ago At the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered 70 years ago, new analysis of 30 recently excavated graves supports the theory that 2,200 years ago, Qumran was settled by a predominantly male sect - likely the Essenes - whose rituals were described in detail by ancient authors Josephus, Philo, and Pliny.


  4. Archaeologists find mysterious, 4,000-year-old dog sacrifices in RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | Ars Technica

    A map of the area on the northern Russian steppes where the sacrificial dogs were found. The Krasnosamarskoe settlement was a tiny ritual center, part of the larger Indo-European Srubnaya culture in the late Bronze Age.


  5. Greater post-Neolithic wealth disparities in Eurasia than in North America and MesoamericaRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 19 | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. How wealth is distributed among households provides insight into the fundamental characters of societies and the opportunities they afford for social mobility.


  6. Forgotten King Tut treasure UNCOVERED: Ancient Egyptian box OP...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | Daily Star

    Almost 100 decorative fittings for bow cases, quivers and bridles were found inside the container and they are believed to be from as far away as Syria. Their story can finally be told after they lay in a wooden container for more than 90 years after being discovered by Brit archaeologist Howard Carter in 1922.


  7. Required ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | Hyperallergic

    ... followed. Discovering a narrative khipu that can be deciphered remains one of the holy grails of South American anthropology. If we could find such an object, we might be able to read how Native South Americans viewed their history and rituals in ...


  8. Second century gold antiques stolen in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | The Indian Express

    Gold antiques dating back to the second century have been stolen from an ancient archaeological site in Pakistan apparently due to negligence of officials. Sirkap, also known as the second city of Taxila, 300 kms from Lahore, is a UNESCO-protected heritage site since 1980.


  9. Refugees Trapped Far From Home, Farther From DeliveranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | The New York Times

    The New York Times sent journalists into a contested detention camp in Papua New Guinea to investigate Australia's refugee policy, and the resistance rising against it. Now, at 1 a.m., off the coast of a remote island in Papua New Guinea, they were speeding back to the detention camp they hated.


  10. Brutal Tradition: Terrifying practice of 'bride kidnapping'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 |

    IMAGINE being abducted and forced to marry a stranger. This is the brutal reality for one in four women in this country.


  11. How People's 'Most Beautiful' reveals changing beauty standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Times Herald-Record

    People magazine, which focuses on celebrities and personal interest stories, boasts the largest audience of any American periodical.


  12. Thousands of rare artefacts were recovered following the raids. Photo: the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | South China Morning Post

    Priceless objects - many stolen from tomb of tragic imperial mother - that date back two thousand years are recovered and 91 suspects held Eight gangs have been arrested in western China for tomb-raiding and smuggling imperial burial objects from 2,000 years ago, according to state media. Over 1,100 ancient artefacts were recovered and a total of 91 people arrested in Shaanxi province in the year-long crackdown by police, which was the largest campaign of its sort in China in recent years, CCTV news reported on Saturday.


  13. Pumping Station PavilionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | Jay's Giants Blog

    Where in the world will the white vans and storm center troopers go to for something equivalent to the compelling images of sandbags protecting million dollar historic buildings and befuddled drivers dodging the rising waters and flotsam in Old Town? The new Old Dominion Boat Club awaits occupancy approval and the move in of its members, probably sometime early in the new year. Demolition of the old clubhouse would begin some time after that, a move that will open up the view and allow the start of "Fitzgerald Park."


  14. Museum fills vital cultural, educational gap in Las Vegas areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Executive Director and Founder of the Natural History Museum Marilyn Gillespie stands infant of a display at the Natural History Museum in Downtown Las Vegas, Nev. on November 9, 2017.


  15. Jamaica's rich fauna and floraRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | Jamaica Observer

    ... named examples of all species of natural history objects occurring in the area, whose fauna, flora, geology and anthropology it is considered to represent" in the hope that it would arouse interest in Jamaican biota. There were "cases of dried ...


  16. Trapped in camp of broken promisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    The harbor in Lorengau on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, Nov. 10, 2017. Lorengau has become increasingly crowded with climate change refugees who have moved there from more remote islands, and now, refugees from the island's detention center are expected to move to three smaller facilities, near Lorengau, a few miles from the camp.


  17. Digging Up the Past: Green light for excavation works on Dorchester siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 |

    WORK will begin in the coming days to dig up some of Dorchester 's past ahead of the town's new redevelopment scheme. West Dorset District Council has commissioned some excavation work on the Fairfield car park - a location earmarked for shops and restaurants as part of regeneration plans.


  18. Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | Powhatan Today

    First discovered in 1974 by farmers in China, an underground army of nearly 8,000 life-size terracotta figures is known as one of the greatest archaeological finds of the 20th century. This exhibition also features arms and armor, horse and chariot fittings, ritual bronze vessels, works in gold and silver, jade ornaments, precious jewelry, and ceramics.


  19. Editorial: Protect Underground SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | SavannahNow

    Last summer, Savannah State University officials broke ground on the construction of a $20.5 million science and technology building, but before they did they took the time to research whether they were building on the site of a former cemetery for slaves. They also took time to honor the memories of those who may have toiled on that spot - part of the old Placentia Plantation - before going forward with the construction of the needed campus building.


  20. Book recomendation: fiction by authors who excell at anthropology + psycRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | Ask MetaFilter

    I love reading fantasy and science fiction, but my two favorite books are actually slightly off from the norms for these genres: "hyper-realistic culture-focused fiction" is what i'll call the target genre for this book search.