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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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  • Candi sites destruction

    Candi sites destruction

    Datuk V. Nadarajan shares thoughts and frustration on the destruction of the Candi sites in Malasia for more: http://www.thestar.com.my/News/Nation/2013/12/10/Candi-Lembah-Bujang-destroying-history.aspx

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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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  • The Past in Perspective

    The Past in Perspective

    The new edition of The Past in Perspective improves and builds upon the previous edition in several ways. Author Kenneth L. Feder ensured that the information presented in this textbook is highly up-to-date by including the latest research available. Professor Feder also reshaped the organizational scheme of his book, producing a text that makes more sense to students and offers them a more enjoyable reading experience. http://global.oup.com/ushe/product/th… About the speaker: Kenneth L. Feder is Professor of Anthropology at Central Connecticut […]

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  • Burning Rock. Experiments with fire setting

    Burning Rock. Experiments with fire setting

    In the Melsvik Stone Age chert quarries near Alta in Northern Norway there are dozens of extraction marks that are difficult to explain by other ancient techniques than fire setting. Hence within the Melsvik archaeological project, run by the University Museum of Tromsø, last week we experimented with fire in order to substantiate that it actually formed an important method of breaking loose small and big pieces of stone. The idea was that it is not necessary with big fires […]

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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 

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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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  • 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.

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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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