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  • 8 Spooky human bone Ossuaries
    Fun and Interesting
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    Oct 2014
    8 Spooky human bone Ossuaries
    An ossuary is a chest, box, building, well, or site made to serve as the final resting place of human skeletal...
  • Heritage at Risk – 2014
    Archaeology
    30
    Oct 2014
    Heritage at Risk – 2014
    Eastbourne Pier, industrial treasures and the shipwreck Hazardous have been added to the Register. 15 years on from the first Register, we have the most...
  • Seeing Dinosaur Feathers in a New Light
    Palaeontology
    30
    Oct 2014
    Seeing Dinosaur Feathers in a New Light
    Why were dinosaurs covered in a cloak such a long time before the early bird species Archaeopteryx first took flight? Researchers from the University of Bonn...
  • Ancient auditory illusions reflected in prehistoric art?
    Heritage
    29
    Oct 2014
    Ancient auditory illusions reflected in prehistoric art?
    Some of mankind's earliest and most mysterious artistic achievements—including prehistoric cave paintings, canyon petroglyphs and megalithic structures such...
  • In Amazon wars, bands of brothers-in-law
    Anthropology
    29
    Oct 2014
    In Amazon wars, bands of brothers-in-law
    When Yanomamö men in the Amazon raided villages and killed decades ago, they formed alliances with men in other villages rather than just with close kin like...

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In Amazon wars, bands of brothers-in-law
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In Amazon wars, bands of brothers-in-law

October 29th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
When Yanomamö men in the Amazon raided villages and killed decades ago, they formed alliances with men in other villages rather than just with close kin like chimpanzees do....
Anthropology Unveils clues about Roman gladiators’ eating habits
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Anthropology Unveils clues about Roman gladiators’ eating habits

October 20th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
It has been found that Roman gladiators consumed a mostly vegetarian diet and drank ashes after training as a tonic. These are the findings of anthropological investigations carried out on bones of warriors discovered during...

PALAEOANTHROPOLOGY NEWS

GEOLOGY NEWS

Secrets of Dinosaur Ecology discovered in fragile amber
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Secrets of Dinosaur Ecology discovered in fragile amber

October 21st, 2014 | by archaeologynews
The research conducted by Ryan McKellar’s sounds like it could of come straight out of Jurassic Park: he studies pieces of amber found buried with dinosaur skeletons. However, instead of re-creating dinosaurs, McKellar uses the...
Journey to the centre of the earth
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Journey to the centre of the earth

October 17th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
UCSB geochemist uses helium and lead isotopes to obtain a better understanding of the makeup of the planet’s deep...

PALAEONTOLOGY NEWS

Seeing Dinosaur Feathers in a New Light
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Seeing Dinosaur Feathers in a New Light

October 30th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Why were dinosaurs covered in a cloak such a long time before the early bird species Archaeopteryx first took flight? Researchers...
Kung Fu Stegosaur
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Kung Fu Stegosaur

October 22nd, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Stegosaurs have in the past been presented to us as lumbering plant eaters, but in reality they were lethal fighters when...
Secrets of Dinosaur Ecology discovered in fragile amber
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Secrets of Dinosaur Ecology discovered in fragile amber

October 21st, 2014 | by archaeologynews
The research conducted by Ryan McKellar’s sounds like it could of come straight out of Jurassic Park: he studies pieces of...
Extinct giant kangaroos may have been hop-less
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Extinct giant kangaroos may have been hop-less

October 16th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Stiff backs and strong joints show that giant kangaroos may have walked instead of...

HERITAGE NEWS

Heritage at Risk – 2014
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Heritage at Risk – 2014

October 30th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Eastbourne Pier, industrial treasures and the shipwreck Hazardous have been added to the Register. 15 years on from the first Register, we have the most comprehensive view of the state of our heritage to date, but there's more to...
Ancient auditory illusions reflected in prehistoric art?
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Ancient auditory illusions reflected in prehistoric art?

October 29th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Some of mankind's earliest and most mysterious artistic achievements—including prehistoric cave paintings, canyon petroglyphs and megalithic structures such as Stonehenge—may have been inspired by the behaviors of sound waves...

NATURAL WORLD NEWS

FUN & INTERESTING

POLITICAL FEATURES

Council blind spot over hillfort housing jeopardises county plan, warn campaigners
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Council blind spot over hillfort housing jeopardises county plan, warn campaigners

September 30th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Shropshire Council is gambling with public money and elector confidence by keeping housing allocations by Old Oswestry hillfort in its development masterplan, say...
Culture Secretary appoints Commissioners to English Heritage
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Culture Secretary appoints Commissioners to English Heritage

May 19th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Culture Secretary Sajid Javid MP has appointed 7 new Commissioners with effect from 1 June...

CONFLICT FEATURES

TECHNOLOGY FEATURES

Hyperspectral imaging shines light on the early Finns’ life in the Stone Age
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Hyperspectral imaging shines light on the early Finns’ life in the Stone Age

September 30th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
The 5,500 years old clay figurines found at community excavations in Vantaa, Finland in summer 2014, were recently scanned with SPECIM’s hyperspectral camera....
Siberian Bronze Age skull reveals secrets of ancient society
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Siberian Bronze Age skull reveals secrets of ancient society

July 1st, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Unlike most hunter-gatherer societies of the Bronze Age, the people of the Baikal region of modern Siberia (Russia) respected their dead with formal graves....

TRAVEL FEATURES

  • 10 must see UNESCO World Heritage Sites
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    Fun and Interesting
    August 25th, 2014

    10 must see UNESCO World Heritage Sites

    To date there are over 1000 UNESCO World Heritage Sites so it is pretty unlikely that one person will be able to see the whole cohort of beautiful sites. However, here listed are just 10 of the must see UNESCO World Heritage Sites that our world has to...Read More

UNDERWATER FEATURES

Divers guilty of raiding shipwrecks without declaring their finds
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Divers guilty of raiding shipwrecks without declaring their finds

May 16th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Two divers from Kent have today pleaded guilty to not declaring valuable items from shipwrecks off the UK...
Prehistoric caribou hunting structure discovered beneath Lake Huron
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Prehistoric caribou hunting structure discovered beneath Lake Huron

April 30th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Underwater archaeologists have discovered evidence of prehistoric caribou hunts that provide unprecedented insight into the social and seasonal organization of early peoples in the Great Lakes...

 
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