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hours – ArchivesVillagers Turn Archaeologists; Dig Out Centuries-old Nandi Statues Near Mysuru | The Weather Channelweather.com – Shared by RSPWhispers from the past have come to life! The villagers of Arasinakere, 20 km south of Mysuru, have unearthed two giant Nandi statues buried face-to-face under a dry lake bed. A popular Hindu belief …

Trump Removed the Only Native American Member From the Cultural Property Advisory Committeepsmag.com – Shared by Cultural HeritageIn the spring of 2017, committee members pose for a photo on the day they were sworn in. O’Loughlin stands in the back row, third from right. (Photo: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs/Flickr)

Outdoors: Five stone circles to feel history’s weightwww.thenational.scot – Shared by Eileen MayWith some stones weighing 10 tonnes or more, construction was no small feat. Whether they were places to honour the dead or to show off to other areas, or were a form of ancient observatory, speculat…

New Neolithic Burial Mound Found in Anglesey | The Wild Huntwildhunt.org – Shared by Roman SocietyANGLESEY, Wales – Archaeologists are excavating a 4,000-year-old burial mound on the Isle of Anglesey. Their work revealed a Bronze Age burial mound that was built around 500 to 1,000 years after the…

Oldest Human Bone Engraved and Painted By Hominid Found In Chinawww.ancient-origins.net – Shared by istockhistoryIn China a team of archaeologists has made a significant discovery after examining a human bone that may be up to 125,000 years old . They found a small bone that shows signs that it was cut and then…

Yes, That Viking Warrior Buried with Weapons Really Was a Womanwww.livescience.com – Shared by Deborah BealeThe ancient warrior was given a prestigious Viking burial, complete with deadly Viking weapons, a bag of gaming pieces (possibly to represent military command) and two horses, one bridled for riding.…

This oven was used to make bread—thousands of years before agriculturewww.sciencemag.org – Shared by News from ScienceHunter-gatherers from the Natufian culture baked an early form of bread in this 14,000-year-old fireplace in northeastern Jordan. Jordanian volunteer Ali Shokaiteer (left) and lead author of the stud…

Excavations at ancient city of Hadrianopolis in northern Turkey restartedarchaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com – Shared by ArchaeoNewsNetExcavations at ancient city of Hadrianopolis in northern Turkey restarted 7/07/2019 08:00:00 PM Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to Pinterest Excavation works at the ancient …

Mystery behind Paisley Abbey’s medieval tunnel solvedstv.tv – Shared by doug moncurThe centuries-old mystery behind a medieval passageway next to Paisley Abbey in Renfrewshire has now been solved. Paisley Abbey Drain’s intricate underground structure is believed to have carried mat…

Genome study reveals extent, diversity of Roman-era pandemicphys.org – Shared by History of VaccinesNew research on one of history’s most devastating plagues shows that it spread farther than previously believed, reaching post–Roman Britain, and provides new information about the plague bacteria’s …

Stonehenge might have a secret ingredient: lardwww.zmescience.com – Shared by Jordan StricklerStonehenge is one of the most iconic and mysterious man-made monuments known to man. The 5,000-year-old structures have baffled historians for centuries. However, it looks like one piece of the puzzl…

Big Qual – Why we should be thinking big about qualitative data for research, teaching and policyblogs.lse.ac.uk – Shared by Pinpoint VenturesWhen social scientists think about big data, they often think in terms of quantitative number crunching. However, the growing availability of ‘big’ qualitative datasets presents new opportunities for…

Stonehenge builders may have ‘dragged rocks into place on sledges greased up with pig fatwww.thesun.co.uk – Shared by Stonehenge NewsTHE HUGE monoliths that make up Stonehenge may have been dragged there using greasy sledges lubricated with pig fat, according to new research. This theory is based on pig fat residue on ancient pott…

Archeologists: Sodom and Gomorrah literally destroyed by fire and brimstone falling from the skywww.lifesitenews.com – Shared by SoonerflashDecember 11, 2018 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A group of archeologists and other scientists say they have discovered strong evidence that the region of the “Middle Ghor,” where the cities of Sodom and Gomor…

Ancient humans used the moon as a calendar in the skywww.sciencenews.org – Shared by Science NewsThe sun’s rhythm may have set the pace of each day, but when early humans needed a way to keep time beyond a single day and night, they looked to a second light in the sky. The moon was one of humank…

Archaeological evidence of the First Crusade discovered – Medievalists.netwww.medievalists.net – Shared by Medievalists.netArchaeologists digging along the southern wall of the Old City of Jerusalem on Mount Zion have announced the discovery of a ditch and artefacts that have been linked to siege and conquest of the city…

The Apollo of Gaza | Gazawww.aljazeera.com – Shared by Dr Dorothy Lobel King🌵🎈🐕 🙄 🤷‍♀️Editor’s note: This film will be removed on August 14, 2019. In 2013, a fisherman in Gaza saw the shape of a man buried in shallow waters. He thought it was someone who had drowned. But upon closer i…

Largest Neolithic Settlement in Israel Uncovered. Up to 3,000 People May Have Lived There.www.livescience.com – Shared by Kathy ReichsBefore being destroyed by a newly constructed highway, a 9,000-year-old Neolithic site just outside of Jerusalem is getting an exhaustive excavation, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority. Th…

Ancient Roman port history unveiledarchaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com – Shared by The Classics LibraryAncient Roman port history unveiled 7/15/2019 10:00:00 PM Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to Pinterest Researchers successfully reconstructed anthropic influences on sedimen

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