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  1. Camp Fire death toll grows to 29, matching state's deadliestRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Marin Independent Journal

    NOVEMBER 11: Archaeology students from the University of Nevada, Reno's Human Identification Laboratory, help search for victims of the Camp Fire with a county law enforcement officer on Sunday, November 11, 2018, in a mobile home park in Paradise, Calif. Archaeologists with the Human Identification Laboratory sort through fire rubble to try and find victims of the Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif., on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018.

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  2. Dozens of cat mummies found in newly discovered tombsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Egypt has been whipping up publicity for its new historical discoveries in the hopes of reviving a devastated tourism sector still recovering from the turmoil following a 2011 uprising that toppled longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak A top Egyptian antiquities official says local archaeologists have discovered seven Pharaonic Age tombs near the capital Cairo containing dozens of cat mummies along with wooden statues depicting other animals and birds. Mostafa Waziri told reporters Saturday that the discovery at Saqqara also includes mummies of scarabs, the first ever to be found in the area.

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  3. Archaeologists discover dozens of cat mummies in an ancient Egyptian tombRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | National Post

    On Saturday, Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities announced that a team of archaeologists had uncovered dozens of mummified cats, along with 100 wooden cat statues and a bronze bust of Bastet, the ancient Egyptian goddess of cats. The artifacts, found in a tomb in a cemetery in what would have been the ancient city of Memphis, are about 6,000 years old.

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  4. Euronews: Statue Found in Bulgaria Could 'Push Back' Europe's Neolithic EraRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

    ... turned out to be [the depiction of] a veil covering the head, with ornaments along its edges," he said. The archaeology team said this discovery is part of a "mysterious civilisation" that "used forgotten techniques that we are now trying to ...

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  5. 325-year-old colonial French fortifications discovered in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fox News

    Wooden fortifications dating back to the 1690s have been uncovered in Quebec City in what archaeologists are describing as a major discovery. Discovered in the city's historic Old Quebec neighborhood, the 65-foot-long rampart is part of a fortification built in 1693 and 1694.

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  6. Cat Mummies Discovered In Egyptian TombsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WLS-AM Chicago

    A recent archaeological dig has revealed an ancient Egyptian pet cemetery, filled with dozens of mummified cats and scarab beetles. The three cat tombs, which date back several thousand years, were also filled with over 100 bronze and wooden feline statues.

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  7. Dozens of cat mummies, rare beetles discovered in Egyptian tombsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

    A mass cat cemetery and a collection of rare mummified scarab beetles were discovered during an archeological excavation in Saqqara, Egypt, the nation's antiquities ministry said Saturda A mass cat cemetery and a collection of rare mummified scarab beetles were discovered during an archeological excavation in Saqqara, Egypt, the nation's antiquities ministry said Saturda A mass cat cemetery and a collection of rare mummified scarab beetles were discovered during an archeological excavation in Saqqara, Egypt, the nation's antiquities ministry said Saturday. Seven tombs were discovered during the archaeological mission, which started in April.

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  8. The whole tooth: New method to find biological sex from a single toothRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Researchers have come up with a new way to estimate the biological sex of human skeletal remains based on protein traces from teeth. Tooth of a European-American buried in San Francisco in the 1850s.

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  9. Baylor helps date Central Texas spear points to 15,500 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... Liliana Marin, (back row left to right) Chris Dickey, Tori Tew, Connor Mayhack, Zequn Wu and Ping Liang. An archaeology dig at the Friedkin site between Salado and Florence yielded spear points dating back up to 15,500 years ago. Some 15 millenniums ...

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  10. Parks exec signed grant application as archaeologist when staffer wouldn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Former Parks archaeologists claim an agency executive, who is under criminal investigation, went around archaeological law to get federal funds. Parks exec signed grant application as archaeologist when staffer wouldn't Former Parks archaeologists claim an agency executive, who is under criminal investigation, went around archaeological law to get federal funds.

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  11. Stone tools connected communities: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Washington D.C. , Nov 10 : In a recent study, archeologists have pointed out that interaction between distant communities can be understood more clearly by studying the kind of stone tools they used. The tools - mainly blades and backed knives from the Howiesons Poort - were found in various layers in the Klipdrift Shelter, in the southern Cape in South Africa.

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  12. 17:17 Dozens of cat mummies discovered in ancient Egyptian tombsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AkiPress

    Dozens of cat mummies have been discovered along with a rare collection of mummified scarab beetles in seven Pharaonic Age tombs near Cairo, Egypt, Sky News reports. The discovery was made by an Egyptian archaeological mission during excavation work that began in April, antiquities minister Khaled el-Enany said.

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  13. Great Pyramid: How research on ancient Egyptian poetry led to an amazing discoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    ... emerged from the work of the University of Liverpool's joint expedition with the French Institute for Oriental Archaeology in Cairo to Hatnub, which is some 20km from the Nile in the eastern desert of Middle Egypt. This quarry was the most ...

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  14. LampsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Laudator Temporis Acti

    "A peculiar anthologic maze, an amusing literary chaos, a farrago of quotations, a mere olla podrida of quaintness, a pot pourri of pleasant delites , a florilegium of elegant extracts, a tangled fardel of old-world flowers of thought, a faggot of odd fancies, quips, facetiae , loosely tied" by a "laudator temporis acti," a "praiser of time past" . Kyle Harper, From Shame to Sin: The Christian Transformation of Sexual Morality in Late Antiquity , pp.

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  15. Mummified cats and other animals found in EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Dozens of cat mummies and a rare collection of mummified scarab beetles have been unearthed in seven ancient Egyptian tombs south of Cairo, The Independent reported citing local archaeologists. While preparing the site at the ancient necropolis of Saqqara, the team also came across the door of another tomb that remains sealed.

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  16. PHOTOS: Day 4 of the Camp FireRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Lake County Record-Bee

    NOVEMBER 11: University of Nevada Reno archaeology students recover human remains in a mobile home park in Paradise, Calif., on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Twenty-three people have died so far in the destructive Camp Fire.

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  17. Proof: The Ryoichi Excavations Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Metro Times

    The story of Japanese archaeologist Ryoichi and evidence of his worldwide excavations are explored by Patrick Nagatani in this series of photographs. Nagatani presents a narrative of Ryoichi's archeological work, supported by images of excavation sites, unearthed artifacts, and Ryoichi's own journal pages.

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  18. Workers carry mummified cats that were discovered in the tomb. Photo: ReutersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    On Saturday, Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities announced that a team of archaeologists had uncovered dozens of mummified cats, along with 100 wooden cat statues and a bronze bust of Bastet, the ancient Egyptian goddess of cats. The artefacts, found in a tomb in a cemetery in what would have been the ancient city of Memphis, are about 6,000 years old.

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  19. UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy: GaziantepRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Turkish Daily News

    ... (back meat of sheep) and many more. After Uzun Bazaar, the mother of pearl workshops comes next in line. The Archaeology Museum, where mosaics and archaeological artifacts unearthed in Zeugma and near archaeological sites are exhibited, is one of ...

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  20. British Museum opens the first ever major exhibition to explore the life of AshurbanipalRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Art Daily

    ... of heritage sites in Iraq, the British Museum developed this scheme to train Iraqi archaeologists in rescue archaeology and emergency heritage management. An overview of the project's training and research is being presented to visitors through film ...

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