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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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  • The earliest human footprints outside Africa found in Norfolk

    The earliest human footprints outside Africa found in Norfolk

    A series of footprints that were left by early humans over 800,000 years ago have been discovered by a team of scientists led by the British Museum, Natural History Museum and Queen Mary University of London. The footprints left in ancient estuary muds were found at Happisburgh in Norfolk and are direct evidence of the earliest known humans in northern Europe. Find out more about the discovery: http://www.nhm.ac.uk/about-us/news/20… Archaeological finds from Happisburgh and other locations around the country feature in […]

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  • Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story – the making of the models

    Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story – the making of the models

    Watch the Dutch artists, the Kennis brothers, as they produce lifelike models of a Neanderthal and an early Homo sapiens for Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story. Telling the dramatic story of ancient Britain, its changing landscapes and the people that lived here, the exhibition is open at the Museum between 13 February-28 September 2014. Book your tickets now to see the models face-to-face: http://www.nhm.ac.uk/britainmillionyears

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  • Strathpeffer Archaeology Trail app – Introduction

    Strathpeffer Archaeology Trail app – Introduction

    This introductory film will tell you a bit more about the Strathpeffer Archaeology Trail app, which can be downloaded for iPhone/iPad on iTunes or for Androids on Google Play. https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/strathpeffer-archaeology-trail/id559790003?mt=8 https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=uk.co.atsheritage.strathpefferarchaeologytrail&hl=en_GB http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/09/2012/first-archaeology-trail-app-launched-in-the-scottish-highlands Search terms:archaeology trail app

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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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  • ASKAEOLOGY 3: On a scale of 1 to.. Tutankhamun, what was the best thing you’ve found.

    ASKAEOLOGY 3: On a scale of 1 to.. Tutankhamun, what was the best thing you’ve found.

    Young people ask real archaeologists what was the best thing they found. CoastArchaeology

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  • ASKAEOLOGY 2 – WHAT GOT YOU INTO ARCHAEOLOGY?

    ASKAEOLOGY 2 – WHAT GOT YOU INTO ARCHAEOLOGY?

    Young people ask real archaeologists what got them into archaeology? CoastArchaeology

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  • DO YOU WANT TO BE A TV ARCHAEOLOGIST?

    DO YOU WANT TO BE A TV ARCHAEOLOGIST?

    ASKAEOLOGY Video Trailer – Young people ask real archaeologists if they see themselves as the new face of TV archaeology, now that Time Team has been cancelled. CoastArchaeology

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  • Archaeology and Raiders of the Lost Ark

    Archaeology and Raiders of the Lost Ark

    Fictional “Golden Idol” (Ancient Chachapoyan goddess of fertility) from the 1981 feature film Raiders of the Lost Ark. www.indianajonestheexhibition.com The Lucas Cultural Arts Museum proposed for San Francisco’s Presidio will offer unprecedented educational opportunities for young people and families. Its mission: to teach the history of storytelling. A first-of-its kind institution, The Lucas Cultural Arts Museum is designed to serve as the country’s premiere venue for understanding the connections and lineage of illustrative and visual art. From the cave drawings […]

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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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  • 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 04

    Rescued from the Sea 04

    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 into the sea. The erosion problem is only worsening and, if left untouched, the entire site will be lost to the sea within a mere few years. Enlisting the help of volunteers, local schools, university students and a number of experts and specialists, Archaeological Research Services and the Northumberland Wildlife Trust have […]

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  • Rescued from the Sea 03

    Rescued from the Sea 03

    http://hirstparkmiddle.org/index.php/rescued-from-the-sea-intro 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 into the sea. The erosion problem is only worsening and, if left untouched, the entire site will be lost to the sea within a mere few years. Enlisting the help of volunteers, local schools, university students and a number of experts and specialists, Archaeological Research Services and the Northumberland Wildlife Trust […]

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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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