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

update in 10 hours – ArchivesPink City Jaipur Designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, PM Modi Welcomes Movewww.news18.com – Shared by Thomas VivianNew Delhi: The historic walled city of Jaipur, known for its iconic architectural legacy, on Sunday made its entry into the UNESCO’S world heritage list. The decision to designate the city as a herit…

China’s Liangzhu Archaeological Site now a UNESCO World Heritage Sitenews.cgtn.com – Shared by Journal of Chinese Architecture and UrbanismChina’s ancient Liangzhu Archaeological Site was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee during its 43rd session in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, on Saturday. The site,…

6,000-year-old cave paintings discovered in Czech Republicarchaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com – Shared by istockhistory6,000-year-old cave paintings discovered in Czech Republic 6/28/2019 10:00:00 PM Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to Pinterest Archaeologists have discovered the oldest paint…

Two Viking Age ship burials discovered in Swedenwww.medievalists.net – Shared by Medievalists.netA unique find of two boat burials from the Viking Age have been discovered in Sweden. One of the two graves was intact with remains of a man, a horse and a dog. The two boat burials were found during…

News Extra: Archaeologists examine Roman Bathhouse at Silchesterwww.thebreeze.com – Shared by rogueclassicist80 students and volunteers from the University of Reading are halfway through a 4-week dig at the Roman city on the Berkshire-Hampshire border. The team has returned to the Bathhouse for the second s…

Cold Case Closed: Scientists Pin 33,000-Year-Old Murder on a Left-Handed Paleo Killerwww.livescience.com – Shared by Manfred RosenbergOne of the coldest cases on record — a man’s mysterious death about 33,000 years ago — has finally been solved: a left-handed murderer killed the man by smashing his skull with two consecutive blows,…

York residents give thumbs-up to plans for Roman museum in Yorkwww.yorkpress.co.uk – Shared by Joanna RoyleThe reaction from the vast majority of more than 230 people who had visited by 5pm yesterday was ‘overwhelmingly positive,’ said a spokesman for the prospective developers, North Star, who are in par…

12,000 years old elongated skulls found in northeastern Chinaarchaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com – Shared by Luis Andrade ⇛ ℭ ℑ12,000 years old elongated skulls found in northeastern China 7/04/2019 06:00:00 PM Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to Pinterest Excavation of ancient Chinese tombs have rev…

Alberta’s Writing-on-Stone monument named UNESCO World Heritage Siteglobalnews.ca – Shared by Global CalgaryThe United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has added Alberta’s Writing-on-Stone monument to its list of World Heritage Sites. The federal government says the designation, ma…

Replica Iron Age log boat launched on Lough Corribwww.rte.ie – Shared by Claudia PorcelA replica of a 2,400-year-old log boat, that lies on the bottom of Lough Corrib, was launched in Co Galway this afternoon. The prehistoric log boat, built from a single oak timber and some 7.5m long,…

A genomic tour-de-force reveals the last 5,000 years of horse historywww.eurekalert.org – Shared by anteriorEach year on the first Saturday in May, Thoroughbred horses reach speeds of over 40 miles per hour as they compete to win the Kentucky Derby. But the domestic horse wasn’t always bred for speed. In f…

The Latest Discoveries in Egyptology (May-June 2019) – Nile Scribesnilescribes.org – Shared by Taylor BryanneEvery two months, the Nile Scribes bring you summaries of the latest news and discoveries in Egyptology, both from the field and the library. We introduce you to the newest archaeological finds or re…

5 Amazing Things To See When Visiting Egypt – FMagazinewww.famemagazine.co.uk – Shared by Fabrizio BelluschiEgypt is one of Africa’s most stable countries economically. Tourists flood the country’s cities every year trying to explore the culture, the people, and the multiple cities found within the state. …

10th Anniversary of the Staffordshire Hoard discovery celebrated – Medievalists.netwww.medievalists.net – Shared by Abigail WilliamsIt’s the treasure that unearthed the dramatic history of seventh century England and the world of its warrior elite. Ten years ago on 5 July 2009, the Staffordshire Hoard was discovered in a farmer’s…

Google resurrects Lion of Mosul statue with 3D printing following ISIS destruction | ZDNetwww.zdnet.com – Shared by ZDNetGoogle has announced a new collaboration with the UK’s Imperial War Museums (IWM) and Historic England, starting with the recreation of a historic statue lost to ISIS. On Tuesday, the tech giant said…

Babylon, world wonder and jewel of Iraq’s national narrativenews.yahoo.com – Shared by Maya GebeilyHilla (Iraq) (AFP) – Babylon was once hanging gardens and opulent temples before parts were excavated and smuggled to Europe. A bastion for Saddam Hussein, then the forces overthrowing him. A centre …

Significant New Annual Research Grant Of $150,000 For African Environmental Research – Africa.comwww.africa.com – Shared by Matt ShirleyThe Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer Research Grant (JWO Grant) is calling on the next generation of environmental researchers and conservation leaders from Africa to apply for an annual $150 000.00 grant.A…

8 little-known prehistoric sites in Britainwww.historyextra.com – Shared by BBC History MagazineBritain is blessed with some truly magnificent ancient sites. Every year tourists flock to the great megaliths of Stonehenge and Avebury in Wiltshire, the Callanish Stones in the Hebrides and Castler…

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