Archaeology Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Casting light on the dark ages: Anglo-Saxon fenland is re-imaginedRead the original story

    Friday Jul 21 | PressReleasePoint

    What was life in the fens like in the period known as the dark ages? Archaeologist Susan Oosthuizen revisits the history of an iconic wetland in the light of fresh evidence and paints a compelling portrait of communities in tune with their changeable environment. In doing so, she makes an important contribution to a wider understanding of early medieval landscapes.

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  2. Archaeologists Return to Legendary Birthplace of King ArthurRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Live Science

    Archaeologists have completed the first stage of a major five-year study of the archaeology of the Tintagel headland in Cornwall, in the southwest of England. In English folklore, the site is thought to be the birthplace of King Arthur.

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  3. A 30 inflatable BubbleBum child seat boosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Daily Mail

    Dust tornadoes, 24-hour parties and no money allowed: A week inside Burning Man, the utopian A-List beloved festival deep in the Nevada desert Mesmerising time-lapse footage captures Britain's busiest flight paths as today a record-breaking 8,800 planes will take off and land 'I say attractive women are suspicious just so I can touch them': Airport security staff reveal brazen details about their jobs Thirsty work indeed! Brits graft THREE TIMES harder to buy a pint of beer than Belgians Polo in the desert and a Chinese palace on the beach: A swift stop in Dubai, the curious fledgling city which borrows culture from all around Chaos as British tourists heading to Greece and Turkey are told 'not to travel' after killer earthquake hits the Med on the busiest getaway weekend of the year Plus-size woman shares heartbreaking account about what it's like to fly as a 'very fat person' - ... (more)

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  4. Victorian steel works is unearthed in SheffieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Daily Mail

    ... maps of Sheffield, as large Hollis Croft Steel Works with two circular structures,' a spokesperson from Wessex Archaeology said. The cementation furnace, which was used to convert iron into steel for a range of products and industries, was a ...

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  5. We find out what being 'proper Cornish' actually meansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Cornish Guardian

    ... how many people claiming to be Cornish can really trace their ancestry back to the Neolithic period? Modern archaeology now admits that the Cornish and Welsh of today are the remnants of an ancient race native to these islands since at least the ...

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  6. TSA staff reveal details about their jobs on WhisperRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Daily Mail

    Dust tornadoes, 24-hour parties and no money allowed: A week inside Burning Man, the utopian A-List beloved festival deep in the Nevada desert Mesmerising time-lapse footage captures Britain's busiest flight paths as today a record-breaking 8,800 planes will take off and land 'I say attractive women are suspicious just so I can touch them': Airport security staff reveal brazen details about their jobs Thirsty work indeed! Brits graft THREE TIMES harder to buy a pint of beer than Belgians Polo in the desert and a Chinese palace on the beach: A swift stop in Dubai, the curious fledgling city which borrows culture from all around Chaos as British tourists heading to Greece and Turkey are told 'not to travel' after killer earthquake hits the Med on the busiest getaway weekend of the year Plus-size woman shares heartbreaking account about what it's like to fly as a 'very fat person' - ... (more)

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  7. Casting light on the dark ages: Anglo-Saxon fenland is re-imaginedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | University of Cambridge

    What was life in the fens like in the period known as the dark ages? Archaeologist Susan Oosthuizen revisits the history of an iconic wetland in the light of fresh evidence and paints a compelling portrait of communities in tune with their changeable environment. In doing so, she makes an important contribution to a wider understanding of early medieval landscapes.

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  8. Shakespeare play accused of walking on the grave of England's Richard IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Egypt Today

    Richard, one of England's most controversial monarchs, was reburied at Leicester Cathedral in 2015 after his remains were discovered under a local authority car park some 530 years after he was slain at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485. Shakespeare depicted him in his play as a cruel, sadistic, tyrannical hunchback responsible for one of the most notorious crimes in English history - the murder of his young nephews, "the Princes in the Tower".

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  9. Outback axes suggest humans reached Australia 18,000 years earlier than thoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | The Japan Times

    ... didn't have the access to the dating methods that we do these days to actually confirm that the deposits and the archaeology really were that old," said Andy Herries, associate professor of palaeoanthropology and geoarchaeology at La Trobe ...

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  10. Easter Island ancient people didn't die off from destroying their ecosystem, new study confirmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | NewsTarget.com

    Contrary to popular belief, ancient inhabitants of Easter Island or Rapa Nui in Chile did not recklessly trash their ecosystem that lead to their eventual collapse, a recent study revealed. "The traditional story is that over time the people of Rapa Nui used up their resources and started to run out of food.

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  11. 'Seedy underbelly' of Melbourne's first red-light district 'like St Kilda today'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | The Age

    ... France, Germany, the US and the British Isles. . "Even in Rome or Athens or London, it's really hard to find the archaeology of that very first phase of settlement, but we have it in Melbourne," he said. "When I speak to overseas archeologists they ...

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  12. Step into adventure with the new 'Stargate Origins' series - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | CNET News.com

    "Stargate Origins" is a new original digital series debuting this fall on MGM's streaming service aptly named Stargate Command . No word on whether the original "Stargate" movie or the previous TV shows "Stargate SG-1," " Stargate Atlantis " and " Stargate Universe " will be made available on Stargate Command.

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  13. Lindenwood Receives Grant to Search for the Wreck of the Steamboat Far WestRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 20 | PressReleasePoint

    ... one of the leading experts on the Battle of the Little Big Horn, will present information about the history and archaeology of the battle and Far West's role in the aftermath of the battle. Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 - Two lectures back to back will ...

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  14. Crews dealing with increasing costs, burial grounds in Bateman Island FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | KNDU

    It's been burning for nearly a week, and we learned today that the fire on Bateman Island is racking up a hefty bill. We can't give you an exact number, but Richland Fire Chief Tom Huntington estimates fighting this fire has cost close to $100,000.

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  15. Researchers dig for mammoths in Silver RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | The Daily Commercial

    ... before those out West - but his work was discredited. The science community did not believe that underwater archaeology could be completed to the same exactness as that on land, he said. The site remained scientifically untouched after 1978, ...

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  16. Winning A Tough Civilization VI Game Without Firing A ShotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Kotaku

    There are few more difficult ways to win Civilization VI than to score a Culture victory on the game's hardest difficulty setting. Hats off to Tater596 , then, for not only pulling it off, but managing to do so without going to war.

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  17. Human Arrival In Australia Pushed Back 18,000 YearsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 20 | National Geographic

    ... was 24 hours old, white people have only been on the continent for five minutes . The University of Queensland archaeology team was granted permission to dig in the region by the Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation. The Mirrar Aboriginal people retain ...

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  18. Syrian family who fled Palmyra searches to find home in GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | USA Today

    When I met Ali Daas and his family in May of last year in a refugee camp in Greece, they had been without a home since early 2015. Syrian family who fled Palmyra searches to find home in Germany When I met Ali Daas and his family in May of last year in a refugee camp in Greece, they had been without a home since early 2015.

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  19. Artifacts Suggest Humans Arrived in Australia Earlier Than ThoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Newswise

    ... ts in this research in a really substantial way." One of the authors, Mara Page, was a senior double-majoring in archaeology and Earth and space sciences when she joined the

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  20. Ancient Reservoir Unearthed in IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Archaeology

    ... e and its water system may have been an administrative center for the surrounding farmsteads. To read more about archaeology in the region, go to " Expanding the Story ."

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