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  1. Saving a one-of-a-kind gravestone at JamestownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... "All these jumbled-up layers - all these cut-throughs - are really challenging, and it's making us do some real archaeology," said Jamestown Rediscovery Director William M. Kelso, describing the deliberate and labor-intensive approach required to ...

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  2. Notes from a trailing spouse: Just another alien invasive speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Salon.com

    A friend once said to me that he thought Washington, D.C., would make a great ruin. Stunning.

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  3. President Trump in Jerusalem & Bethlehem During Israel VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Jewish Press

    U.S. President Trump plans to focus his visit on sites in Jerusalem and Bethlehem during his two-day visit in Israel this week, after his current meeting with Saudi leaders in Riyadh. Beginning Monday, the American president will start by meeting with Israel's President Reuven Rivlin in Jerusalem and then will zip into the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum for a 15-minute stop to lay a wreath in the Hall of Remembrance.

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  4. 18th Century artifacts found on Virginia construction siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

    Officials uncovered thousands of artifacts dating back to the 18th century while preparing for a construction project in Hampton Roads. The Virginia Department of Transportation said in a video posted this week that roughly 20,000 items nearly 300 years old were found during preparation for the Interstate 64/Interstate 264 interchange project.

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  5. Saving a one-of-a-kind gravestone at historic JamestownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Los Angeles Times

    ... "All these jumbled-up layers - all these cut-throughs - are really challenging, and it's making us do some real archaeology," says William M. Kelso, director of James Rediscovery, a group dedicated to studying the rich history of the first permanent ...

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  6. Ethiopia: The Significance of Gold in Ethiopian CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | AllAfrica.com

    According to Encyclopaedia Britannica, the history of gold extends back at least 6,000 years; the earliest identifiable, realistically dated finds had been made in Egypt and Mesopotamia 4000 BC. Egyptian wall reliefs from 2300 BC show gold in various stages of refining and mechanical working.

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  7. Ancient Aboriginal Australians Left Behind Artifacts From 51,000 Years AgoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Yahoo!

    Newly discovered artifacts are evidence of humans living in Australia between about 46,000 and 51,000 years ago, researchers say, making them some of the earliest traces of aboriginal settlement there. The artifacts included what was left of a shellfish meal and were found in a cave on Barrow Island off the coast of northwestern Australia, according to a study in the journal Quaternary Science Reviews .

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  8. Were there post-flood Nephilim?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Manila Bulletin

    As time goes by, more and more people are getting interested to know about the race of Nephilim giants . And as the readers of the Bible increase , more people are getting aware that the term Nephilim is found in the Bible, mainly in the Book of Genesis, Chapter 6. While there are still many people who do not believe in the Bible - the fact remains that the Bible is still the world's best seller.

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  9. Preservation of Alaska frozen treasures in Scotland near endRead the original story

    Saturday | Xinhuanet

    ... where they belong and that will become possible later this year with the opening of the new Nunalleq Culture and Archaeology Research Center in Alaska. "We are now working in partnership with the local Qanirtuuq Corporation and the village of ...

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  10. Prehistoric henge discovered in Newbold-on-StourRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newsday

    A geophysical survey led to an initial dig in 2016, but archaeologists have been "excited" to discover what was originally thought to be a burial mound is in fact a ritual gathering place. Dating back to between 4,000 and 3,000BC, its exact purpose is unclear, but Nigel Page, from Archaeology Warwickshire, said it was "very clearly ritual".

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  11. Teotihuacan Temples of the sun and the moonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sun-Star

    ... on the outskirts through the market place and the Pyramid of the Sun and ends at the Pyramid of the Moon. "Archaeology has discovered that the original avenue was much longer than is visible today and is dissected by another avenue which thus ...

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  12. The best of Asia: historic ruins and temples you must visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Ajay's Writings on the Wall

    Asia is full of popular destinations for all kinds of travellers - whether they're looking for adventure activities, to party all night, to try authentic Asian food, or to visit some of the historic ruins and temples. It would be impossible to cover all of the amazing travel opportunities Asia has in one post,so we're going to focus on some of the best ruins and temples you can visit.

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  13. First exhibition of season focuses on landscapesRead the original story

    Saturday | West Sussex Today

    ... the Friends' activities. The museum houses more than 2,500 exhibits reflecting the rich history of the area, its archaeology, maritime shipbuilding past, the two world wars and the Shoreham Beach Local Nature Reserve. The early British film industry ...

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  14. The eternal emperor's road from glory to ashesRead the original story

    Saturday | China Daily

    "The flesh on the three corpses has rotted completely, but the bones remain intact, and in all three cases the hair is soft and shiny." These words are from the first official report published by Chinese archaeologists on their excavation of the Dingling Mausoleum Beijing between 1956 and 1957.

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  15. Tribute to Cannock Chase's military history to be held in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Staffordshire Newsletter

    ... also showcase results from the Heritage Lottery funded 'Chase through Time' project which is exploring the wider archaeology and history of the Chase. Visitors can experience key periods of the area's history from the Iron Age, right through to the ...

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  16. UNESCO Expert Meeting for the World Heritage Nomination Process of the Maritime Silk RoutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | World Heritage Centre News

    ... which will be held on 30-31 May 2017 in London, is to bring together scholars who have worked on the history, archaeology, and heritage of maritime interactions across this vast area in order to discuss the strategy for further research, as well as ...

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  17. Article ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | This Is Grimsby

    Twenty-nine Years 9 and 10 pupils from three schools, Ormiston Maritime Academy, Oasis Academy Wintringham and Caistor Yarborough Academy, are being guided by the university's outreach unit, Access Cambridge Archaeology. Funded by the University of Cambridge, one of ACA's main aims is to raise aspirations of going into higher education by developing new skills and confidence and helping students make new discoveries about themselves and the world around them using archaeology.

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  18. Innovation bursts could be result of early human population dynamics: StudyRead the original story

    Friday | Xinhuanet

    Researchers at Stanford University have theorized that it could be early human population growth and migration that led to an explosion of new tools, art and other cultural artifacts around 50,000 years ago. While modern humans and their immediate ancestors had been using tools for a few million years prior, the repertoire was limited.

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  19. Grave Creek Mound Digs into Gardening Tradition in MoundsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Intelligencer

    ... from the garden will be used for museum displays, holiday decorations, games and other activities. "In terms of archaeology, what people usually think of are arrowheads and pots, which are things that survive more easily, but people had several ...

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  20. Grants Pass man sentenced to probation for looting tribal archeological siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | OregonLive.com

    A Grants Pass man was sentenced Thursday to three years of probation for illegal excavation and removal of Native American artifacts from federal land. Agents from the federal Bureau of Land Management had received information of looting at an archaeological site near Merlin, Oregon, along the Rogue River in April 2013.

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