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  1. Getting the story meant risking sexual assault - I did it anywayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Salon

    It was foolhardy of me to get into a stranger's car, knowing what would happen. So why did I go? the Archaeologist!" he announced, when I met him in a dreary and unpopulated tea house in off-season Assos, a hamlet of rains and ruins on Turkey's Aegean Coast.

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  2. MoreRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Art Daily

    ... with the Bandung Geology Museum of Indonesia to present major upcoming exhibition Parallel Worlds: Where Art & Archaeology Collide, reconciling the realms of science and the arts. It's staged at The Rotunda, Exchange Square in Central from 1st to ...

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  3. Report to FERC details Deerfield's archeological valueRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Recorder

    ... work has previously been performed at the site by the University of Massachusetts' Summer Field School in Archaeology, an affiliate of the museum. You can reach Tom Relihan at: [email protected], or call 413-772-0261, ext. 264. On Twitter, ...

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  4. Ancient herstoryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The F-Word Blog

    Pooja Kawa previews the first episode in a four-part BBC Two series on the history of women, from the beginning of civilisation to the present day The Ascent of Woman seeks to tackle an ambitious set of questions in a four-part BBC documentary. Why have women been subjected to centuries of sexism? What has created the conditions for the subjugation of women to exist? Has this always been the case? Presented by biographer and historian, Amanda Foreman , the series interrogates 10,000 years of history in search of answers to these questions.

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  5. Ancient Temple of Bel in Syria bombed by ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS News

    Activists say Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants have set off an explosion that severely damaged the Bel Temple in the ancient city of Palmyra in central Syria. A resident of the area, who goes by the name of Nasser al-Thaer, says a huge blast went off Sunday afternoon.

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  6. Islamic State destroys part of Syria's Temple of Bel - monitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    A group of tourists dance in front of the Temple of Bel at the historical city of Palmyra October 22, 2010. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki The hardline Islamic State group has destroyed part of an ancient temple in Syria's Palmyra city, a group monitoring the conflict said on Sunday.

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  7. IS partially destroys Syria's ancient Roman templeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The Islamic State militants destroyed parts of a famous ancient Roman temple in the historic city of Palmyra in central Syria, a monitor group reported Sunday. The Temple of Bel, an ancient stone ruin that goes back to the Roman era, was partially destroyed by the IS terror group in Palmyra in the countryside of the central province of Homs, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

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  8. Chem13 NewsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Journal of Chemical Education

    ... John McPhee, writes about the far less-familiar field of forensic geology. After nearly a century of "modern" archaeology in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, it is surprising that any substantial finds remain to be uncovered, but archaeologist Kent R. ...

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  9. 'Owners' can claim Ventnor objectsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Objects salvaged from a century-old Northland shipwreck and seized by police are now being offered to anyone who can prove ownership. The SS Ventnor sank off Hokianga Heads in 1902 on the way to Hong Kong with the loss of 13 lives.

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  10. Explosive attackRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Palmyra, days after using explosives to blow up another temple in the historic city, said a rights group monitoring the Syrian conflict.

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  11. ISIS blow up 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel in Palmyra in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... where sacrificial animals were once led into the building. Dr Robert Bewley, Project Director at the School of Archaeology at Oxford, has predicted Palmyra will be razed to the ground 'monument-by-monument' by ISIS to wring every last propaganda ...

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  12. ISIL blows up part of the Bel temple in Syria's PalmyraRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Sources say ISIL has detonated more than 30 tonnes of explosives in one of ancient city's most significant structures. Fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant have blown up part of the Temple of Bel in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, sources have told Al Jazeera.

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  13. ISIS Destroys Another Ancient Temple In Palmyra, Monitor SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    The hardline Islamic State group has destroyed part of an ancient temple in Syria's Palmyra city, a group monitoring the conflict said on Sunday. The militants targeted the Temple of Bel, a Roman-era structure in the central desert city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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  14. St. Augustine 450Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    On August 28, 1565, Pedro Menendez de Aviles sailed into what appeared to be a hospitable inlet in what is now northeast Florida. He named the place he would settle for Spain for a Catholic saint.

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  15. Required ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Hyperallergic

    This week, college and the market, foundations funding inequality, MoMA by the numbers, 1-star Yelp reviews of US National Parks, and more. But we no longer have youth as it was imagined by modernity.

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  16. Explore town's hidden cellarsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Hastings Today

    ... tours will go to Winchelsea Archaeological Society (registered charity 1143524) and will help to pay for new archaeology in the town. To book a place, e-mail [email protected] or call 01797-224446. The tours last at least 90 minutes and explain ...

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  17. Huddersfield and District Archaeological Society reveals life with the Romans in HuddersfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | IcChuddersfield

    ... hot baths, a warm room and rooms for the soldiers to chill out. HDAS was established in 1956 to bring hands on archaeology back home to Huddersfield and district and it has interests in Prehistoric, Roman, post Roman and Medieval archaeology and ...

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  18. Ancient America: Montana Prior to 6000 BCERead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    While the region of North America known today as Montana entered into written Euro-American histories in the early nineteenth century with the Corps of Discovery led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, Indian people had been living in the area for many millennia. Archaeologists often refer to the era prior to 6000 BCE as Paleo-Indian.

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  19. Man charged over Bangkok bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    THAI police have charged a foreign man over last week's deadly Bangkok bombing, that rattled the junta-run kingdom and left 20 people dead. OLIVER Sacks, the eminent neurologist and acclaimed author of Awakenings which inspired the Oscar-nominated film, has died aged 82. THE world is in for a long wait before finding out if a flaperon found on a remote island is indeed from MH370.

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  20. Awakenings author dies aged 82Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    OLIVER Sacks, the eminent neurologist and acclaimed author of Awakenings which inspired the Oscar-nominated film, has died aged 82. THE world is in for a long wait before finding out if a flaperon found on a remote island is indeed from MH370. THE situation in Syria is as torrid as ever, as new figures emerge showing the number of innocents being killed at the hands of the Islamic State terror group.

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