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First Phase of Severn Princess restoration completed
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First Phase of Severn Princess restoration completed

September 18th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Mabey Bridge apprentices successfully stabilise historic vessel ready for next stage of...
How the British treated ‘hardcore’ Mau Mau women
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How the British treated ‘hardcore’ Mau Mau women

September 16th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
New research on the treatment of 'hardcore' female Mau Mau prisoners by the British in the late 1950s sheds new light on how...
History of the peoples of Africa: the role of agriculture
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History of the peoples of Africa: the role of agriculture

September 4th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
What phenomenon enabled the demographic growth of Bantu farmers in Africa and led to their genetic differentiation from the Pygmy...
Modern population boom traced to pre-industrial roots
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Modern population boom traced to pre-industrial roots

September 4th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
By the end of the Roman Empire, humanity had crossed a critical threshold of social organization that allowed more people to take...
The nuclear legacy of Hiroshima is a global issue, how much of it is a trauma for everybody?
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The nuclear legacy of Hiroshima is a global issue, how much of it is a trauma for everybody?

August 27th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Speaking in Hiroshima in the weeks preceding the sixty-ninth anniversary of the bombing of the city, Yoko Ono stood up for peace...
Huddersfield researcher traces Jack the Ripper’s forgotten victims
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Huddersfield researcher traces Jack the Ripper’s forgotten victims

August 27th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
UNIVERSITY of Huddersfield researcher Charlotte Mallinson is turning Ripperology on its head....
£1.5 million aid for historic buildings
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£1.5 million aid for historic buildings

August 19th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
More than £1.5 million has been awarded to help repair seven historic buildings across Scotland as part of Historic Scotland’s...
Space-age technologies aim to uncover Britain’s heritage
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Space-age technologies aim to uncover Britain’s heritage

August 12th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
A team from the University of Leicester is to investigate the potential use of UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) technology to...
Western Wall Wearing Away? Discovery of Extreme Erosion Process Could Guide New Preservation Techniques
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Western Wall Wearing Away? Discovery of Extreme Erosion Process Could Guide New Preservation Techniques

August 11th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem investigated erosion in the different types of limestone in the Western Wall...
The ignored women of World War I
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The ignored women of World War I

August 1st, 2014 | by archaeologynews
A study has awoken a silenced part of the First World War: the role of the war’s women. Researchers from the Complutense...
Queen of the Desert tapestries
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Queen of the Desert tapestries

July 31st, 2014 | by archaeologynews
She was a trailblazer, a spy, diplomat and archaeologist from the North East who travelled extensively across her beloved Arabia...
SEKHEMKA IS LIKE GOLLUM’S “PRECIOUS” SAY CRITICS AS CHRISTIE’S CONFIRM SALE OF STATUE TO PRIVATE COLLECTOR
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SEKHEMKA IS LIKE GOLLUM’S “PRECIOUS” SAY CRITICS AS CHRISTIE’S CONFIRM SALE OF STATUE TO PRIVATE COLLECTOR

July 23rd, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Auctioneer Christie's, which sold the unique statue of the Egyptian Scribe Sekhemka for the World Record Price of £15.76...
Ruination, Regeneration and Re-use: The Lister Drive Carnegie Library
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Ruination, Regeneration and Re-use: The Lister Drive Carnegie Library

July 18th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Lister Steps, a childcare charity in Liverpool, have secured initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund to regenerate the...
The curse of Sekjemka strikes Northampton as Alan Moore condemns £15 million sale of statue
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The curse of Sekjemka strikes Northampton as Alan Moore condemns £15 million sale of statue

July 11th, 2014 | by Andy Brockman
As Christie's sell the statue of Sekhemka for £15.7 million, world famous graphic novelist Alan Moore torpedoes a key Government...
Sale of Sekhemka statue at Christie’s – ICOM CIPEG expresses concern
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Sale of Sekhemka statue at Christie’s – ICOM CIPEG expresses concern

July 11th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
The International Council of Museums’ Committee for Egyptology (ICOM CIPEG) expresses concern about Northampton Borough...
Egyptian Government threatens legal action to stop the sale of Sekhemka
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Egyptian Government threatens legal action to stop the sale of Sekhemka

July 8th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Egyptian Antiquities Minister, Mamdouh El-Damati, has asked the Egyptian Embassy, located in London, to take legal action to...
World War One – Reflecting on the true poetic legacy of The Great War
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World War One – Reflecting on the true poetic legacy of The Great War

July 1st, 2014 | by archaeologynews
THE First World War still resonates for its horrors...and for its poetry. But do the works of writers such as Siegfried Sassoon,...
Restoration begins on historic Severn Princess car ferry
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Restoration begins on historic Severn Princess car ferry

June 30th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Restoration begins on historic Severn Princess car...
First World War Head Nurse Honoured with a Blue Plaque
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First World War Head Nurse Honoured with a Blue Plaque

June 27th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Dame Maud McCarthy, the most senior nurse on the Western Front during the First World War, has been honoured with an English...
The occupation of Ninawa province by ISIS endangers Iraqs Heritage.
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The occupation of Ninawa province by ISIS endangers Iraqs Heritage.

June 26th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
The occupation of Ninawa province by ISIS endangers Iraqs...
The CAER Heritage Challenge: can over 2,000 people explore over 2,000 years of history in just one month…?
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The CAER Heritage Challenge: can over 2,000 people explore over 2,000 years of history in just one month…?

June 25th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
The CAER Heritage Challenge: can over 2,000 people explore over 2,000 years of history in just one...
New Book Details Scotland’s First World War Contribution and Heritage
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New Book Details Scotland’s First World War Contribution and Heritage

June 25th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
New Book Details Scotland’s First World War Contribution and...
The Tibetan lama who wrote a world geography
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The Tibetan lama who wrote a world geography

June 15th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
A study by Tibetan scholar Lobsang Yongdan revisits a long-ignored section of a historic text to reveal how Tibetans were...
First atlas of Inuit Arctic trails launched
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First atlas of Inuit Arctic trails launched

June 11th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
New digital resource brings together centuries of cultural knowledge for the first time, showing that networks of trails over...
Scientist Uses Fossils to Confirm Historic Ohio Millstones Have French Origins
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Scientist Uses Fossils to Confirm Historic Ohio Millstones Have French Origins

June 4th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
A geologist studied fossils to confirm that stones used in 19th century Ohio grain mills originated from France....
Medieval manholes: the plumbers who led the way in utility maintenance
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Medieval manholes: the plumbers who led the way in utility maintenance

June 4th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Research by a University of Southampton professor has revealed the story of the medieval plumbers who maintained a complex water...
Vanishing da Vinci
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Vanishing da Vinci

June 3rd, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Studying a famous Leonardo self-portrait, a team of scientists has developed a new, nondestructive way to gauge degradation of...
WWI – The Great War bred a moment of unity in British patriotism
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WWI – The Great War bred a moment of unity in British patriotism

June 2nd, 2014 | by archaeologynews
NIGHT after night, while guns thundered and soldiers died on the battlefields of France, the Yeoman Warders of the Tower of...
Medieval slave trade routes in Eastern Europe extended from Finland and the Baltic Countries to Central Asia
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Medieval slave trade routes in Eastern Europe extended from Finland and the Baltic Countries to Central Asia

May 28th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
The routes of slave trade in Eastern Europe in the medieval and pre-modern period extended all the way to the Caspian Sea and...
Amazing sites abandoned but not forgotten…
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Amazing sites abandoned but not forgotten…

May 27th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Today's buildings are tomorrows archaeology, but often when buildings are left to decay and ruin, it creates a snapshot in time....