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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....
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...
Wall paintings recounting Jerusalem’s crusader history revealed
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Wall paintings recounting Jerusalem’s crusader history revealed

May 14th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Fascinating Wall Paintings Recounting Jerusalem’s Crusader History were Revealed while Organising the storerooms in Saint-Louis...
Out of Africa: modern humans left the home continent in at least two waves
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Out of Africa: modern humans left the home continent in at least two waves

May 1st, 2014 | by archaeologynews
It is well established that modern humans originated in Africa, before moving out to inhabit rest of the planet....
UCL Petrie Museum Launches 3D Online Object Library
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UCL Petrie Museum Launches 3D Online Object Library

April 30th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
CL’s Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, which holds one of the top specialist collections of ancient Egyptian artefacts in...
Man landing on Madeira could be 4 centuries prior to its colonization by the Portuguese
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Man landing on Madeira could be 4 centuries prior to its colonization by the Portuguese

April 29th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
The dating of some mice fossilized bones found in Ponta de Sao Lourenco suggests that house mice landed on the island before...
Innocent landscape or coded message? Artists under suspicion in the First World War
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Innocent landscape or coded message? Artists under suspicion in the First World War

April 27th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
During the First World War artists were widely believed to be spies and, around much of the country, painting became...
Ireland’s Troy?
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Ireland’s Troy?

April 27th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
As Ireland marks the millennium of the Battle of Clontarf – portrayed as a heroic encounter between Irish and Vikings which...
Ancient DNA offers clues to how barnyard chickens came to be
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Ancient DNA offers clues to how barnyard chickens came to be

April 21st, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Chickens living just a few hundred years ago may have looked far different from the chickens of...
Transforming the rural fabric of the Carpathian Villages in Romania
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Transforming the rural fabric of the Carpathian Villages in Romania

April 7th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
The villages of Romania, particularly those in Southern Saxon Transylvania, are a unique survival. These villages, the hay...
Q&A: how archives make history
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Q&A: how archives make history

April 7th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
The early modern period (1500-1800) saw a surge in the keeping of records. A conference later this week (9-10 April 2014) at the...
Ancient Egyptian weather report describes result of massive volcanic eruption
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Ancient Egyptian weather report describes result of massive volcanic eruption

April 3rd, 2014 | by archaeologynews
An inscription on a 3,500-year-old stone block from Egypt may be one of the world’s oldest weather reports—and could provide...
Famous paintings help study the Earth’s past atmosphere
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Famous paintings help study the Earth’s past atmosphere

March 25th, 2014 | by heritagedaily
A team of Greek and German researchers has shown that the colours of sunsets painted by famous artists can be used to estimate...