Dig it find it old Archaeology News 6-7-2019

update in 12 hours – ArchivesFarmers have nothing to fear by embracing Aboriginal heritage listings, experts saywww.abc.net.au – Shared by Dougy’s Daily DigestFor Ngambri elder Matilda House, being a chauffeur-driven guest of honour on a farm on her people’s traditional country was a far cry from her early memories of dealing with landowners. The 72-year-o…

Viking burial ships uncovered in “sensational” archaeological findwww.newsweek.com – Shared by Jennifer Vanderputten 🌊✒️💻Archaeologists have discovered two Viking burial ships in the Swedish municipality of Uppsala. A find of this type is rare in the country. In fact, only around ten discoveries of this kind have been …

Iraq’s Babylon listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCOwww.aljazeera.com – Shared by T.C. Special BureauUNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has voted to list the sprawling Mesopotamian metropolis of Babylon as a World Heritage Site after three decades of lobbying efforts by Iraq. Iraq had been trying sin…

Ancient palace from mysterious empire discovered after reservoir evaporates in droughtwww.newsweek.com – Shared by Jeffrey LevinThe Middle East has been home to numerous civilizations over the course of its long and tumultuous history. While the region’s past is well-studied, one of these societies we know very little about—t…

Ancient humans in Asia were modifying their SKULL 12,000 years agowww.dailymail.co.uk – Shared by Daily Mail OnlineExcavation of ancient Chinese tombs have revealed the oldest human skulls which were intentionally reshaped as part of a ritual to show status and wealth. At a site called Houtaomuga, scientists unea…

The 20 Best Videogames of 2019 So Farwww.pastemagazine.com – Shared by Marie-Caroline L VThanks, videogames: we really needed you this year. If you want to avert your eyes to the outside world, double lock your mind and focus on anything but modern day life, videogames can be your friend…

Tutankhamen head fetches millions at UK auction despite Egypt’s protests – Reutersuk.reuters.com – Shared by Navdeep YadavLONDON (Reuters) – A brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamen sold at auction in London for more than 4.7 million pounds on Thursday, in the face of Egyptian demands for its return. The more th…

Indian Civilization: The Untold Story Revisited — A Talk By Raj Vedamindictales.com – Shared by 🇬🇧 SMODHA 🇮🇳 🇺🇬Indian history, or what we have been taught by way of history in India, has many strange paradoxes which are hard to explain to rational, inquiring minds. At the root of these paradoxes is the Coloni…

10,000-year-old Burton skull that went missing for decades found in storagewww.derbytelegraph.co.uk – Shared by Dr Matt PopeA 10,000 year old skull – dubbed Burton’s oldest ancestor – could be re-examined using modern technology more than 70 years after it was first discovered near Burton. The skull, nicknamed Greta, has …

Celestial Aspects of Hittite Religion: An Investigation of the Rock Sanctuary Yazılıkaya | Zanggerjournals.equinoxpub.com – Shared by Yaşar OkurAlaura, S., 2006. »Nach Boghasköi!«: Zur Vorgeschichte der Ausgrabungen in Boğazköy-Ḫattuša und zu den archäologischen Forschungen bis zum Ersten Weltkrieg. Münsterschwarzach Abtei: Deutsche Orient-G…

Bust of Tutankhamun sold at auction for £4.7m despite Egypt protestswww.theguardian.com – Shared by Global Issues WebA brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamun has sold at auction in London for more than £4.7m despite Egyptian demands for its return. The more than 3,000-year-old sculpture, displayed at Christ…

Ram in a Thicket – Joy of Museumsjoyofmuseums.com – Shared by Joy of Museums 🌐This statue of a “Ram in a Thicket” is one of pair of figures excavated at the site of Ancient Ur, in southern Iraq, and which date back to about 2600 BC. This one is exhibited at the British Museum …

The little-known mysterious Stone Circles of Gambia – Face2Face Africaface2faceafrica.com – Shared by Face2face AfricaThe Carnac Stones and Dolmens of France, the Hunebedden of Netherlands, the Megaliths of Great Britain and the little known mysterious Stone Circles of the Gambia all share a common mystery; what pur…

Millet farmers adopted barley agriculture and permanently settled the Tibetan Plateauxissufotoday.space – Shared by Agri, Health & Development MediaThe permanent human occupation on the Tibetan Plateau was facilitated by the introduction of cold-tolerant barley around 3600 years before present (BP), however, how barley agriculture spread onto th…

First artistic depiction of little known Exodus story uncovered at Huqoqwww.timesofisrael.com – Shared by OnnieTwo new technicolor biblical mosaics were recently uncovered at a 1,600-year-old synagogue in the Galilean town of Huqoq, joining a growing collection of art, announced UNC-Chapel Hill’s Prof. Jodi M…

Murder in the Paleolithic? Proof of Ancient Homicide Deduced By Forensic Archaeologywww.ancient-origins.net – Shared by ArchaeologyA paper published today has concluded that the 33,000 year old remains of a man excavated in a cave in South Transylvania are of the victim of a bloody and murderous attack. The cause of death was du…

1,600-year-old Biblical mosaic discovered in Israel, sheds light on ancient Judaismwww.foxnews.com – Shared by Gray WolfFox News Flash top headlines for July 2 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com Archaeologists have uncovered a stunning 1,600-year old Biblical mosaic in northern Israel. The mosaic depic…

Ancient Chinese Graves Reveal Evidence of Early Skull Reshapingwww.smithsonianmag.com – Shared by istockhistoryHuman skeletons unearthed at the Houtaomuga archaeological site in northeast China represent some of the earliest evidence of intentional skull reshaping, a new study published in the American Journa…

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