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Friday, September 30, 2016

 
3,400-year-old beads found in Nordic graves made by King Tut's glassmaker - Archaeology - Haaretz - Israel News | Haaretz.com:

 
If archaeology students can't cope with 'scary bones', they really are doomed | Coffee House:

 
Possible Chinese Skeletons Could Rewrite Roman History - History in the Headlines:

 
Aboriginal rock art mapped in Kimberley as surveys build database, chronicle life of 'the old people' - ABC News 

Thursday, September 29, 2016

 
Danielle Trilford. writes: 
The NZAA annual conference is in Thames over Weds 21 to Saturday 24 June, 2017. The theme is to focus on the 150th anniversary of the discovery of the Thames Goldfields.

 
If archaeology students can't cope with 'scary bones', they really are doomed | Coffee House:

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

 
Boomerangs Were Lethal Weapons of War, Skeleton Suggests:

 
Aboriginal rock art mapped in Kimberley as surveys build database, chronicle life of 'the old people' - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation):

Friday, September 23, 2016

 
What East Anglia Threw Away | What the Victorians Threw Away:

 
Why Australia is home to one of the largest language families in the world | Science | AAAS:

 
Neandertals made their own jewelry, new method confirms | Science | AAAS:

 
Scientists Virtually Unroll, Read Ancient Biblical Scroll - History in the Headlines:

 
Christchurch uncovered | Exploring Christchurch's past through archaeology:

Picturing Christchurch

 
Australian Archaeological Association:

"Vale Emeritus Professor John Mulvaney AO, CMG, FAHA
1925 - 2016
John Mulvaney, the first university-trained prehistorian to make Australian archaeology his subject, has died at age 90."

 
DNA detectives rewrite human history - Front Page - Top Stories - NZ Herald News:

Thursday, September 22, 2016

 
Human DNA tied mostly to single exodus from Africa long ago 

 
Cut-throat academia leads to 'natural selection of bad science', claims study | Science | The Guardian:

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

 
The Tunnel Through Time by Gillian Tindall review – the treasures Crossrail has uncovered | Books | The Guardian:

 
WANTED: OUTSTANDING PHD STUDENTS TO JOIN THE CBAP TEAM - School of Archaeology and Anthropology - ANU:
In histories of world archaeology the Pacific and Island Southeast Asia are essentially absent. This project seeks nothing less than to create a new sub-field within Pacific archaeology: the serious study of its history from its beginnings in the speculations of early European and American explorers on the origins of Pacific peoples, to its growth spurt and professionalisation following World War II."

 
10 Top Lidar Sensors For UAVs| DroneZon:

 
Anglo-Saxon 'palace' found at Rendlesham near Sutton Hoo site - BBC News:


 
Major Archaeological Find in Iceland | Iceland Review:

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

 
Taumako Monograph:

 Archaeology on Taumako: A Polynesian Outlier in the Eastern Solomon Islands
Foss leach and Janet Davidson
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Amateur archaeologist finds ‘phenomenal’ trove of rock engravings | Science | The Guardian:

 
Amateur archaeologist finds ‘phenomenal’ trove of rock engravings | Science | The Guardian:

 
Skin Proteins Reveal How Mummies Died:


 
Stone Tool Discovery Pushes Back The Archaeological Record By 700,000 Years | IFLScience:

 
Archaeology student first to receive Heritage Protection Scholarship | Voxy.co.nz:

Saturday, September 17, 2016

 
WA's largest Aboriginal rock art gallery hopes to attract tourists, create jobs - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation):

Friday, September 16, 2016

 
The blue in your blue jeans may have originated in Peru at least 6000 years ago | Science | AAAS:

 
The blue in your blue jeans may have originated in Peru at least 6000 years ago | Science | AAAS:

 
Scientists reveal most accurate depiction of a dinosaur ever created | Elsa Panciroli | Science | The Guardian:

 
The Jewish Press » » Archaeologists Restore Second Temple Courtyard Flooring with Help from Mathematician:

 
Vivius Marcianus: how the Great Fire of 1666 revealed London’s Roman past | History Extra:

 
Archaeologists discover world’s first settlement destroyed by tsunami in Gujarat | india-news | Hindustan Times:

 
World's oldest snowshoe found on a glacier in Italy's Dolomites:

 
HMS Terror: Ship found in the Arctic 168 years after Northwest Passage attempt:


 
Neolithic figurine, over 7,000 years old, unearthed at Turkey’s Çatalhöyük - Daily Sabah:

 
Ynetnews Travel - Oldest human remains found outside Tel Aviv:

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

 
The Lascaux cave paintings discovered | History Today:

"The Paleolithic illustrations were found on September 12th, 1940"


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