Archaeology Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Report: Islamic State group's 'business model' near collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Daily Herald

    The Islamic State group is hemorrhaging money with every piece of territory it loses, according to a new analysis that found that the group's "business model" is on the path to failure. The analysis released Saturday by the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence and the accounting firm EY found that the self-proclaimed caliphate's financial resources have been drained substantially since the days beginning in mid-2014 when it captured banks, oil wells and entire warehouses of weapons as it amassed land.

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  2. Face of Pictish murder victim reconstructed after cave findRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Sunday Herald

    ... 430 and 630 AD during the Pictish period. Called the Rosemarkie caves project, it aims to investigate the archaeology of caves in the Black Isle extending for several miles along the coast. Excavation leader Steven Birch said: "Having specialised in ...

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  3. Bronze sword, gold-decorated spearhead unearthed at Scottish construction siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Fox News

    Archaeologists in Scotland have unearthed a hoard of stunning prehistoric artifacts, including a bronze sword and rare gold-decorated spearhead. The trove was found prior to the construction of two soccer fields in Carnoustie by experts from GUARD Archaeology, working on behalf of the local government.

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  4. Illustrated novel of a family on Mount LatmosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Turkish Daily News

    Heraclia Latmos was one of the beautiful coastal cities of Karia, resting against the Latmos mountains and facing the Aegean. While the alluvial silt carried by the Greater Menderes River resulted in coastal towns like Miletus and Pyrenees being left 30 kilometers from the sea, they turned Latmos into a lake city called Bafa.

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  5. Possible Pomegranate Seeds Found in Ancient TombRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Archaeology

    Xinhua News Agency reports that more than 100 seeds thought to be 2,000 years old have been found in a brick tomb in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of northern China. The seeds were found in a circle near the head of the woman who had been buried in the tomb.

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  6. Library talk to dig into Norwegian archaeology March 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Capital Weekly

    Dr. Colin Amundsen, archaeologist and resident of Tenants Harbor, will be the guest speaker at a Brown Bag Lunch & Learn session Wednesday, March 1, at 12:30 p.m. at Jackson Memorial Library, 71 Main St. His subject: "Drones, Stones and Bones: the Archaeological Excavation of a Viking Graveyard in Norway." Amundsen works at the Archaeological Museum in Stavanger, Norway.

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  7. New Game: The Dagger of Amon RaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | MobyGames

    One year after the events described in The Colonel's Bequest , Laura Bow, fresh out of college, is hired by a New York newspaper to write a story about the newest exhibit acquired by the local Leyendecker Museum, an ancient Egyptian dagger. However, during a party to celebrate the opening of the museum's new section, someone is murdered, the dagger is stolen, and Laura, after asking to be allowed to investigate, is locked in with the rest of the guests.

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  8. South Carolinaa s hidden past to be revealed at Verdier House lectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Island Packet

    A new book, "Archaeology in South Carolina: Exploring the Hidden Heritage of the Palmetto State" by editor Adam King will be the topic for Verdier House Dinner and a Lecture from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 27, according to a news release. With more than 32,400 recorded archaeological sites, South Carolina's history is exposed in this volume in which King, also an archaeologist, begins with the basic hows and whys of archaeology and introduces readers to current issues.

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  9. Handsome face of murder victim who was brutally killed more than 1,400 years ago revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Mirror.co.uk

    Archaeologists excavating a cave were shocked to discover the skeleton of a man placed in an unusual cross-legged position with large stones holding his legs and arms. A bone sample sent for radiocarbon dating indicates that he died sometime between 430 and 630 A.D., commonly referred to as the Pictish period in Scotland.

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  10. Talk at Sidmouth's Kennaway House focuses on Roman amphitheatresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Sidmouth Herald

    The Travelling into History season continues at Sidmouth's Kennaway House this Tuesday , with a talk by Ffiona Eaves on Roman amphitheatres. "When we look at these amazing structures, we may wonder how they developed, what they can tell us about life in the Roman world, and why there were people prepared to sponsor both the buildings and the 'games' that they housed," said Ffiona.

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  11. Ceramic Pottery Reveals an Ancient Geomagnetic Field SpikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Space.com

    More than 2,500 years ago in the ancient Near East, the Earth's geomagnetic field was going gangbusters. During the late eighth century B.C., a new study finds, the magnetic field that surrounds the planet was temporarily 2.5 times stronger than it is today.

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  12. Scientists recreate face of a man murdered 1,400 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Metro UK News

    ... 430 and 630 AD during the Pictish period. Called the Rosemarkie caves project, it aims to investigate the archaeology of caves in the Black Isle extending for several miles along the coast. Excavation leader Steven Birch said: 'Having specialised in ...

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  13. Discovering a lost city buried underneath the rainforestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Salon

    It's been known alternately as "Ciudad Blanca" or the "Lost City of the Monkey God", but for 500 years, there's no evidence that human eyes had laid upon this legendary city in the rainforest of Honduras. But a few years ago, a team of scientists, using cutting edge technology, found the location in the La Mosquitia area of Honduras.

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  14. Group criticizes actions in Bears Ears filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | KSL-TV

    The leader of one southern Utah advocacy group is accusing Patagonia of being hypocritical about the preservation of ancient Native American ruins because of the contents of a short video the outdoor merchant released in 2015. That group, Stewards of San Juan, opposes the newly designated Bears Ears National Monument that former President Barack Obama put into place in December , meaning the organization is in disagreement with Patagonia about how best to preserve the landscapes and archaeological artifacts in the area.

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  15. Brutally murdered 1,400 year-old Pict has face recreatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Daily Mail

    Forensic analysis showed that the man suffered at least five blows to the head that fractured his face and skull The final blow saw a weapon driven through his skull from one side and out the other as he lay on the ground Archaeologists excavating a cave in the Black Isle, Ross-shire, were astonished to find a perfectly preserved skeleton of the man buried in a recess of the cave. The body had been placed in an unusual cross-legged position, with large stones holding down his legs and arms.

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  16. Exploring Jordan's cultural fusionRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Seattle Times

    I squeezed through the narrow desert chasm just as the early morning sun lit up the facade of the majestic Treasury building. The structure, originally a mausoleum, was carved from a red canyon some 2,000 years ago, when the city of Petra was a global trade center and its monuments a fusion of Arab and Greco-Roman cultures.

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  17. Paleolithic Pebbles Used in Death Rituals UncoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | LiveScience

    Beach pebbles were "killed" 12,000 years ago in death rituals that involved using the stones as spatulas to paint the bodies of the dead, according to excavations in a cave in northern Italy. The pebbles were uncovered in the Caverna delle Arene Candide, a cave on a steep cliff overlooking the Mediterranean Sea in Liguria.

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  18. Archaeologist helps clear up mystery of Delaware County cemetery Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... $4,300 to pay an archaeologist to examine and eventually map the site. In August, Jarrod Burks, of Ohio Valley Archaeology in Columbus, used drones, ground-penetrating radar and other devices to document what is above and below the surface. Pushing ...

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  19. Saxon settlement could lie beneath site of new school sports pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Oxford Mail

    ... including pottery, textile combs, spindle whorls, bone pins, glass beads and a copper alloy broach pin." Oxford Archaeology added that a trial-trench dug immediately to the south of the proposed sports pitch revealed another early Saxon sunken ...

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  20. OcriculumRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | TrekEarth

    Ocriculum One of the most important archaeological sites present in Umbria is that corresponding to the ancient center of Ocriculum. The original settlement Umbro stood on the height of which is now located the present town, was transferred, probably at the end of the Republican era, in the plain below, at a large bend of the Tiber, on which developed the city's port.

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