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  • Old Vero Man Archaeological Dig

    Old Vero Man Archaeological Dig

    In January, archaeologists started excavating the site near where the Old Vero Man bones were found nearly a century ago.

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  • Sir Bani Yas – Abu Dhabi: Pre-Islamic Monastery

    Sir Bani Yas – Abu Dhabi: Pre-Islamic Monastery

    Sir Bani Yas – Abu Dhabi: Pre-Islamic Monastery Co-ordinated by Peter Hellyer and Archaeological Director Dr. Joseph Elders, a team first started excavations on Sir Bani Yas in the early 1990s as part of the Abu Dhabi Islands Archaeological Survey. The pre-Islamic monastery, built by the Church of the East, dates from the late 6th Century AD and is the most southerly identified in the Arabian Gulf. Further excavations and the opening of the site to international acclaim are part […]

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  • Durham archaeologists uncover Mass grave

    Durham archaeologists uncover Mass grave

    Durham University experts said that some of the corpses are arranged in a North-South alignment instead of the conventional East-West arrangement found in medieval graves.

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  • 3,000 Year Old Ancient Village Discovered

    3,000 Year Old Ancient Village Discovered

    A team of archaeologists painstakingly shifted through earth at Colombia’s largest excavation site on Friday (December 05) after construction workers uncovered pre-Hispanic ceramic pieces that experts believe could be nearly 3,000 years old. Some 170 archaeologists are digging in the rural area of Soacha, just south of Bogota, looking to piece together the remains of an ancient village that could provide new insights into the country’s pre-Hispanic Herrera culture. With excavators just beginning to crack the surface at the massive […]

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  • Archaeological Investigation of Beehive Rock Shelter

    Archaeological Investigation of Beehive Rock Shelter

    Archaeologist are conducting investigations at the Bee Hive Rock Shelter located in the Las Vegas Wash. Finds suggest the site was in use 500 to 1,000 years ago. The analysis of this site will help us better understand the past activities of the people who inhabited this area. http://on.doi.gov/14ovkw0

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  • The Minds of Stone Age Toolmakers

    The Minds of Stone Age Toolmakers

    How did Stone Age toolmakers make the leap from stone flakes to a sophisticated hand axe? Emory archeologist Dietrich Stout recreates prehistoric stone tool making techniques to study the evolution of the human brain and mind.

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  • Crossrail archaeology: Roman skulls discovered at Liverpool Street

    Crossrail archaeology: Roman skulls discovered at Liverpool Street

    Crossrail tunnellers have discovered about 20 Roman skulls while building a utility tunnel at Crossrail’s Liverpool Street station site. Working under the direction of Crossrail’s archaeologists, the construction workers have carefully removed the human skulls and Roman pottery, found in the sediment of the historic river channel of the River Walbrook. The skulls have been found below the Bedlam burial ground established in the 16th century, where 3,000 skeletons will be carefully removed during major archaeological excavations next year. For […]

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  • Peruvian Archaeologists Find 5,000 Year Old Temple in Lima

    Peruvian Archaeologists Find 5,000 Year Old Temple in Lima

    Says what it is. now try and prevent it being knocked down  Search terms:ペルーの考古学者

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  • Bradford Kaims – The Importance of Community Archaeology

    Bradford Kaims – The Importance of Community Archaeology

    Paul Gething talks about community archaeology and the need disseminate to the world what we discover while excavating the Bradford Kaims. Website — bamburghresearchproject.co.uk Twitter — @brparchaeology Blog — bamburghresearchproject.wordpress.com

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  • Archaeology: the Central Aleutian Islands Project

    Archaeology: the Central Aleutian Islands Project

    The Central Aleutians Upland Archaeological Project archaeologists explore Adak Island, Alaska. The diverse team includes specialists in plants, animal remains, computer technology, traditional knowledge and stone tools. The Alaska Native language Unangam Tunuu is featured throughout the films. Search terms:アリューシャン列島

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  • Rescued from the Sea 05

    Rescued from the Sea 05

    Shot on the very final day of the excavations at Low Hauxley the crew are looking at the impact of the project rather than the details of the archaeology. Not all eyes were dry as we shot this final location video. The projects has meant a lot to all involved at Hirst Park, students and staff alike. This is not the last in the ‘Rescued from the Sea’ series of videos though. We plan to catch up with the team […]

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  • Rescued from the Sea 02

    Rescued from the Sea 02

    Our media crew return to Low Hauxley to see how things are progressing. There is real archaeology to be seen. So what does it mean and what happens next? http://hirstparkmiddle.org/index.php/rescued-from-the-sea

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  • Bison to Bedlam: Crossrail’s archaeology story so far…

    Bison to Bedlam: Crossrail’s archaeology story so far…

    The Crossrail archaeology programme has now reached its half-way point with a number of valuable discoveries made so far. To celebrate, Crossrail hosted a public exhibition on Saturday 7 July. The exhibition displayed rare and priceless finds to provide a glimpse of life in London through the ages. Visitors had an opportunity to interact with some of the artefacts and learn how archaeologists analyse the finds to determine their age. The Crossrail archaeology programme began in 2009 with archaeologists beginning […]

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  • Rescued from the Sea Intro

    Rescued from the Sea Intro

    Students from an Ashington school are using their media skills to help record the progress of a major archaeological excavation on the Northumberland coast. The ‘Rescued from the Sea’ project at Low Hauxley is being documented in a series of videos created by three year seven students from Hirst Park Middle School. The Rescued from the Sea project aims to excavate and rescue what is left of a Bronze Age cemetery site and underlying Mesolithic deposits before they are eroded […]

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  • Field School

    Time lapse of the archeological site in Oakington, England.

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