Explorator 17.51

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explorator 17.51                                  April 12, 2015
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Hernan Astudillo, Don Buck, Rick Heli, Kris Curry, Allan Brockway,
Richard Campbell,Richard C. Griffiths, and Ross W. Sargent for
headses upses this week (as always hoping I have
left no one out).
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EARLY HOMINIDS
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Suggestion that a Neanderthal ‘flute’ might actually be a hyena-chewed boned:

http://phys.org/news/2015-04-neanderthal-bone-flutes-ice-age.html

Interesting implications for some early (ca 40 000 to 65 000 bp) from Laos:

http://phys.org/news/2015-04-ancient-human-fossils-laos-reveal.html
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/04/150408100738.htm
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-04/uoia-tah040715.php
http://www.news.illinois.edu/news/12/0820skull_LauraShackelford.html
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/04/2015/ancient-human-fossils-from-laos-cave-demonstrate-early-human-diversity

Our oldest (so far) Neanderthal DNA comes from a skeleton from Italy:

http://www.livescience.com/50458-oldest-neanderthal-dna-found.html
http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2015/04/10/4214217.htm
http://news.discovery.com/history/oldest-neanderthal-dna-sample-extracted-in-italy-150408.htm

Turns out one of the bones in Lucy’s skeleton actually belongs to a baboon:

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn27325-baboon-bone-found-in-famous-lucy-skeleton.html

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ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPT
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Questioning the authenticity of the Meidum geese:

http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/News/10942/47/Controversy-over-the-Meidum-Geese.aspx

… even Zahi Hawass waded in:

http://www.thecairopost.com/news/145516/topnews/meidum-geese-authentic-zahi-hawaas

Khafre’s pyramid is undergoing some renovation work:

http://www.thecairopost.com/news/145236/culture/khafre-pyramid-closed-for-renovation

Petrie’s survey of the Giza Plateau is now online:

http://www.ronaldbirdsall.com/gizeh/

There are ongoing concerns for the safety of Egyptian sites and antiquities:

http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2015/04/egypt-tourist-sites-failure-security.html

Latest finds from around Ur:

http://phys.org/news/2015-04-archaeologists-defy-isis-militants-antiquities.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/manchester-archaeologists-defy-isis-destruction-of-iraqs-cultural-history-by-working-to-preserve-memory-of-historic-artefacts-10162931.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/education-32204577

I think we’ve had news of this ‘underground city’ beneath the Nevsehir Fortress before (but I might have had it in the Classics section):

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/turkey/11515465/Labyrinth-of-tunnels-of-Turkish-ancient-underground-city-revealed.html

What Jodi Magness is up to:

http://www.wncn.com/story/28778429/unc-professor-works-to-unearth-israels-past

I’m somewhat confused by this reiteration of the find of the ‘site of Jesus’ trial’:

http://www.timesofisrael.com/archaeologist-believes-hes-found-site-of-jesuss-trial-by-pontius-pilate/

… and the ‘science’ behind the latest claims associated with the Talpiot tombs and Jame Ossuary doesn’t quite work:

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/05/world/middleeast/findings-reignite-debate-on-claim-of-jesus-bones.html
http://news.yahoo.com/controversy-surrounds-alleged-jesus-family-tomb-160244010.html
http://www.cnn.com/2015/04/09/living/jesus-tomb-talpiot-evidence/
http://www.livescience.com/50434-jesus-family-tomb-geology.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3028617/Was-Jesus-buried-wife-son-Chemical-signature-links-James-Ossuary-Jesus-Family-tomb-geologist-claims.html
http://national.deseretnews.com/article/3991/Jesus-ossuary-story-resurfaces-during-Easter.html
http://www.news.com.au/technology/science/geologist-claims-new-evidence-supports-theory-that-the-talpiot-tomb-is-christs-burial-place/story-fnjwl1aw-1227294359744
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/world-history/the-lost-tomb-of-jesus-scientist-claims-he-has-virtually-unequivocal-evidence-that-could-help-explain-the-whereabouts-of-christs-remains-10158514.html

Looks like ISIL (alas) did follow through on the destruction of Nimrud:

http://www.timesofisrael.com/is-video-shows-destruction-of-ancient-assyrian-city/
http://www.reuters.com/video/2015/04/12/is-destruction-of-nimrud-on-video?videoId=363823941&feedType=VideoRSS&feedName=TopNews&videoChannel=1

… and the opEds continued:

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/06/opinion/use-force-to-stop-isis-destruction-of-art-and-history.html
http://www.salon.com/2015/04/12/isis_and_the_corrupt_art_trade_we_know_cultural_crimes_fund_terrorism_now_what/

Meanwhile, it appears some Christian manuscripts were saved from destruction by ISIL elsewhere:

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/historic-christian-library-in-iraq-saved-from-isis/

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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS)
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Latest ‘spooning couple in the grave’ story comes from Greece (ca 6000 years b.p.) … and it isn’t even Valentine’s Day:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/04/150407171540.htm
http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/632354/?sc=c52

Roman and ‘Egyptian’ finds from near Royston:

http://www.royston-crow.co.uk/news/unique_egyptian_and_roman_archaeological_finds_unearthed_near_royston_1_4030693
http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Roman-artifacts-dating-200-AD-unearthed-Royston/story-26314586-detail/story.html

Archaeologists have found the site where Scythian relics were found in Poland (!) more than a century ago:

http://scienceinpoland.pap.pl/en/news/news,404484,archaeologists-found-where-the-famous-scythian-treasure-from-witaszkowo-had-been-hidden.html
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/04/2015/archaeologists-locate-find-spot-of-scythian-treasure-discovered-over-130-years-ago

I think we mentioned this Roman villa find in Yorkshire:

http://www.culture24.org.uk/history-and-heritage/archaeology/art522400-heated-dining-rooms-and-butchery-the-robbed-roman-villa-found-by-archaeologists-in-yorkshire

Pondering a Roman (?) burial from Hampshire:

http://www.culture24.org.uk/history-and-heritage/archaeology/art522847-man-in-lonely-shallow-grave-buried-by-community-who-thought-jaw-deformities-indicated-evil-say-archaeologists

Plenty of attention for a ‘no parking bikes’ sign at Cambridge in ancient Greek:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/11527989/Cambridge-Ancient-Greek-sign-backfires-as-academic-spots-errors.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3034648/It-s-ancient-Greek-Angry-sign-classical-languages-warns-Cambridge-students-not-chain-bikes-railings-grammar-WRONG.html?ITO=1490
http://eu.greekreporter.com/2015/04/09/cambridge-cyclist-sign-in-ancient-greek/

Safety concerns over a Roman wall in Horncastle:

http://www.horncastlenews.co.uk/news/local/historic-roman-wall-is-a-danger-to-public-1-6678283

Feature on Caligula:

http://www.christies.com/features/Caligula-Bust-5868-1.aspx

Talking about Roman mosaics in Tunisia:

http://www.thesandb.com/news/speaker-uncovers-roman-mosaics.html

What Steve Mason is up to:

http://www.rug.nl/ggw/news/archive/2015/university-of-groningen-appoints-steve-mason-to-new-chair-in-ancient-mediterranean-religions-and-cultures

What Diane Raynor is up to:

http://www.mlive.com/walker/index.ssf/2015/04/discovery_of_2000-year-old_poe.html

What Mary Beard is up to:

http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/W1A-Cambridge-classics-professor-Mary-Beard/story-26296715-detail/story.html

Vermont’s Latin motto is now official:

http://vtdigger.org/2015/04/10/latin-lovers-find-their-star/

… and there was a Latin Day event at UV:

http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/story/news/local/2015/04/10/latin-lovers-converge-culture-fest-uvm/25599221/

The BM declined UNESCO mediation in the Elgin/Parthenon Marbles saga:

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-32204548

The Hunger Games people are going to do a version of the Odyssey next, apparently:

http://www.csmonitor.com/Books/chapter-and-verse/2015/0409/Hunger-Games-team-become-the-next-to-tackle-Homer-s-Odyssey
http://www.theguardian.com/film/2015/apr/09/homer-odyssey-hunger-games-lionsgate-francis-lawrence

Reviews of Hall, *Introducing the Ancient Greeks*:

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/a76fe85c-dd30-11e4-975c-00144feab7de.html
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/apr/12/introducing-the-ancient-greeks-review-edith-hall
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Latest reviews from BMCR:

http://bmcr.brynmawr.edu/recent.html

Visit our blog:

http://rogueclassicism.com/
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EUROPE AND THE UK (+ Ireland)
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Northern Europeans appear to have been reluctant to get into farming when it arrived:

http://phys.org/news/2015-04-dont-farm-northern-europeans-neolithic.html
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/04/150408141610.htm
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-04/p-osl040215.php
http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2015/0408/Did-Northern-Europeans-resist-the-rise-of-agriculture
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/04/2015/ornaments-provide-clues-to-european-shift-from-foraging-to-farming

Excavating the Cromlech Tumulus:

http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/04/2015/excavating-the-cromlech-tumulus-on-slievemore-the-story-so-far

A first century or so cist grave from Scotland:

http://www.culture24.org.uk/art522940-cist-grave-at-scottish-property-could-be-father-and-son-buried-together-for-2000-years

A medieval woman burial found during museum ‘redevelopment’ in Wales:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-west-wales-32246578

Resuming the dig at an abbey in Leiston:

http://www.eadt.co.uk/ancient_abbey_dig_set_to_resume_at_leiston_1_4024960

Claims of identifying a skeleton associated with the Battle of Waterloo:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/07/waterloo-skeleton-identified_n_7011508.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3026442/200-year-old-skeleton-hunchback-soldier-killed-battle-Waterloo-Belgian-car-park-believed-trained-Sussex.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/only-full-skeleton-retrieved-from-battle-of-waterloo-in-200-years-identified-by-historian-after-being-found-under-car-park-10157110.html

Not sure where to put this ‘origins of tuberculosis’ story:

http://phys.org/news/2015-04-mummified-bodies-reveal-tuberculosis-ravaged.html
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/04/150407123755.htm

France has created a replica Chauvet Cave:

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-32248963

Hopefully the last of the Richard III tomb stories for a while:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-32264492#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

More on that WWI graffiti:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3026250/WWI-graffiti-sheds-light-soldiers-experience.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/ww-i-graffiti-sheds-light-on-soldiers-experience-1.3021729?cmp=rss

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Archaeology in Europe Blog:

http://archaeology-in-europe.blogspot.com/

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ASIA AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC
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Interesting burial involving possible human sacrifice from S Korea:

http://news.discovery.com/history/archaeology/ancient-tomb-reveals-man-sacrificed-for-noblewomans-burial-150410.htm

A mysterious 1300 years b.p. structure in the middle of a Siberian lake:

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2015/04/09/experts-perplexed-by-ancient-structure-built-in-the-middle-of-a-siberian-lake-russias-most-mysterious-archaeological-site/#038;%23038;%23038

Typhoons saved Japan from Kublai Khan (didn’t we know this already?):

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-04/agi-ekt040615.php

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East Asian Archaeology:

http://eastasiablog.wordpress.com/

Southeast Asian Archaeology Newsblog:

http://www.southeastasianarchaeology.com/

New Zealand Archaeology eNews:

http://nzarchaeology.blogspot.co.nz/index.html
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NORTH AMERICA
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The dig at Lake George will soon resume:

http://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/story/28032/20150410/archaeological-dig-returning-to-lake-george-battleground

Vandalism to a rock shelter site in Nine Mile Canyon (Utah):

http://www.standard.net/Police/2015/04/08/BLM-investigating-vandalism-at-ancient-rock-shelter.html
http://www.ksl.com/?sid=34157035&nid=148&title=nine-mile-canyon-primitive-rock-shelter-vandalized&s_cid=queue-21
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626007/Primitive-rock-shelter-vandalized-in-Nine-Mile-Canyon.html

… and someone is blaming social media:

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=1288&sid=34132886

I think we mentioned these finds from the Utah Desert:

http://westerndigs.org/over-1000-ancient-stone-tools-left-by-great-basin-hunters-found-in-utah-desert/

Pondering a Clackamas County cabin that might predate Lewis and Clark:

http://navajotimes.com/wires-wp/index.php?id=1595255160&kid=LsFOF9svSGRv09S4

On Kennewick Man’s diet:

http://news.discovery.com/human/evolution/real-paleo-kennewick-man-ate-mostly-seafood-150403.htm

On death among Civil War generals:

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/04/10/when-a-general-kills-a-general/?&assetType=opinion&_r=0

On Lee’s surrender:

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/04/09/lee-surrendered-but-his-lieutenants-kept-fighting/

On soldiers in the dying days of the Civil War:

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/04/06/the-civil-wars-11th-hour-soldiers/

Concerns for Pictograph Cave:

http://billingsgazette.com/lifestyles/recreation/pictograph-cave-park-assessed-for-rock-repairs/article_7f982bac-ba5e-5af4-8dd1-afba5e311303.html#.VSKFZXRvJu4.facebook

More on plans to dive the Erebus:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/franklin-expedition-search-ice-dive-team-ready-to-discover-more-secrets-of-hms-erebus-1.3020860

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CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
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Piles of mummies from Tenahaha (Peru):

http://www.livescience.com/50415-dozens-of-mummies-discovered-in-peru.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3034078/Horrific-death-rituals-ancient-Peru-revealed-1-200-year-old-tombs-filled-hundreds-dismembered-mummies.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
http://www.foxnews.com/science/2015/04/09/tombs-filled-with-dozens-mummies-discovered-in-peru/
http://news.yahoo.com/tombs-filled-dozens-mummies-discovered-peru-173728271.html

Remains of 19th century Chinese immigrants from Huaca Mateo Salado:

http://www.andina.com.pe/Ingles/noticia-19thcentury-chinese-immigrant-remains-found-at-huaca-mateo-salado-in-peru-551002.aspx

Evidence of agriculture being practiced on Cuba much earlier than previously thought:

http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/04/2015/pre-historic-cubans-practised-agriculture-much-earlier-than-commonly-assumed

Concerns for a shipwreck site in Panama:

http://abcblogs.abc.es/espejo-de-navegantes/2015/04/03/panama-pone-en-jaque-la-convencion-unesco-sobre-la-proteccion-del-patrimonio-cultural-subacuatico-1/

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Mike Ruggeri’s Ancient Americas Breaking News:

http://goo.gl/1VdeA

Ancient MesoAmerica News:

http://ancient-mesoamerica-news-updates.blogspot.com/
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OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST
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In case you were wondering about marine archaeologists:

http://phys.org/news347787689.html

Shakespeare’s plays reveal his ‘psychological signature’:

http://phys.org/news/2015-04-shakespeare-reveal-psychological-signature.html

Not sure where to put this halting-telescope-construction-on-hawaii story:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/thirty-meter-telescope-construction-temporarily-halted-1.3024568?cmp=rss

More on Cervantes:

http://cultura.elpais.com/cultura/2015/04/09/actualidad/1428604922_293881.html

Review of Richard Francis, *Domesticated*:

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/domesticated-explores-how-humans-have-altered-animals

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MUSEUM MATTERS
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Big news of the week was that Neil Macgregor was stepping down as head of the BM:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/art-news/11521856/Neil-MacGregor-quits-British-Museum-after-13-years.html
http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/04/08/head-of-british-museum-is-stepping-down/
https://news.yahoo.com/british-museum-director-neil-macgregor-stepping-down-093515361.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/news/neil-macgregor-announces-departure-from-british-museum-10162215.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-32215516
http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/British-Museums-Neil-MacGregor-will-retire-on-a-high/37417
http://www.standard.co.uk/goingout/attractions/the-british-museum-waves-goodbye-to-a-national-treasure-as-director-neil-macgregor-resigns-10161927.html
http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2015/apr/08/british-museum-director-step-down-neil-macgregor
… to take up a position at Humboldt Forum:

http://www.dw.de/macgregor-to-head-humboldt-forum-board/av-18370875
http://www.dw.de/neil-macgregor-brings-global-perspective-to-berlin/a-18371544
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/apr/10/appointment-of-neil-macgregor-as-head-of-humboldt-forum-silences-critics

… and there were opEds about his legacy:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/museums/11529635/Neil-MacGregor-made-the-British-Museum-truly-majestic.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/editorials/neil-macgregors-exemplary-tenure-at-the-british-museum-10163577.html
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/apr/08/guardian-view-neil-macgregor-giant-cultural-life
http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/jonathanjonesblog/2015/apr/08/neil-macgregor-british-museum-legacy-future-challenge
http://www.standard.co.uk/goingout/exhibitions/neil-macgregor-was-the-man-who-made-dumb-objects-speak-says-sir-antony-gormley-10161858.html

… and speculation on who will replace him:

http://blogs.spectator.co.uk/jack-wakefield/2015/04/who-will-be-the-next-head-of-the-british-museum-here-are-the-runners-and-riders/

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THE TECHY SIDE
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On the Jubilees Palimpsest Project:

http://www.expressnews.com/news/religion/article/Technology-casts-new-light-on-old-manuscripts-6188244.php

Using lasers for preservation purposes:

http://www.cnn.com/2015/04/09/tech/cyark-laser-cultural-heritage-mci/index.html

On the use of drones in Portugal (and elsewhere):

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/content/news/en_US/2015/04/150403-noninvasive-archaeology-ammaia-roman-lusitania-portugal-video.html

More on the Black Book of Carmarthen:

http://www.livescience.com/50387-ghostly-faces-in-medieval-manuscript.html

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ON THE DNA FRONT
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Suggestion that ‘white’ skin in Europeans only appeared some 8000 years b.p.:

http://theweek.com/speedreads/548349/europeans-white-skin-may-have-developed-recently-8000-years-ago
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3028813/Europeans-dark-skinned-8-000-years-ago-Pale-complexions-brought-Europe-Near-East-study-claims.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
Dienekes’ Anthropology Blog:

http://dienekes.blogspot.ca/
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TOURISTY THINGS
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Chichen Itza:

http://www.miamiherald.com/living/travel/caribbean-travel/article18216998.html

Naples:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/italy/11526817/Naples-Passion-and-death-in-Italys-underrated-gem.html

10 Best Ancient Ruins:

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2015/apr/06/10-best-ancient-ruins-cambodia-peru-china-italy

Domus Aurea:

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/travel/destinations/have-you-seen-the-versailles-of-ancient-rome/article23659996/

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CRIME BEAT
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Latest Anonymous Swiss Collector Culture Crime News:

http://www.anonymousswisscollector.com/2015/04/culture-crime-news-30-march-5-april-2015.html

conflict antiquities:

http://conflictantiquities.wordpress.com/

anonymous swiss collector:

http://www.anonymousswisscollector.com/

Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues:

http://paul-barford.blogspot.ca/

Looting Matters:

http://lootingmatters.blogspot.com/

Illicit Cultural Property:

http://illicit-cultural-property.blogspot.com/

SAFE:

http://www.savingantiquities.org/blog/

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REPATRIATION AND RECOVERY
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A number of items lost in a shipwreck are returning to Hawaii from the Smithsonian:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/10/us-usa-artifacts-hawaii-idUSKBN0N128K20150410?feedType=RSS&feedName=lifestyleMolt
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/reuters/article-3034363/Smithsonian-sending-Hawaiian-shipwreck-artifacts-Kauai-display.html
http://www.newsday.com/news/artifacts-lost-in-shipwreck-191-years-ago-returned-to-hawaii-1.10228082

Items are returning to Iraq:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/content/news/en_US/2015/03/150324-iraq-artifacts-return-isis-baghdad-museum-islamic-state-archaeology.html

… and folks are wondering if it’s a good idea:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/04/11/how-to-save-the-world-s-history-from-isis-barbarians.html
http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/04/02/syrias-smuggled-antiquities/

Russia returned a nazi-looted icon to Greece:

http://www.themoscowtimes.com/opinion/news/article/putin-returns-nazi-looted-icon-to-greek-prime-minister/518894.html

The US returned seven items to India:

http://www.indiawest.com/news/global_indian/u-s-to-return-seven-antiquities-stolen-from-india/article_a11b9ba0-de15-11e4-bb45-d7ca6a7e5be1.html

Australia returned items to Egypt:

http://www.news.com.au/national/breaking-news/australia-returns-egyptian-antiquities/story-e6frfku9-1227295726994

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NUMISMATICA
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Feature on Etruscan coinage:

http://www.coinweek.com/ancient-coins/those-darned-etruscans-coins-of-the-rasna/

Latest e-Sylum:

http://www.coinbooks.org/club_nbs_esylum_v18n14.html

… and the one which should appear later today:

http://www.coinbooks.org/club_nbs_esylum_v18n15.html
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Ancient Coin Collecting:

http://ancientcoincollecting.blogspot.com/

Ancient Coins:

http://classicalcoins.blogspot.com/

Coin Week:

http://www.coinweek.com/
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OBITUARIES
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Margaret Rule:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-32259050

John E. Walsh:

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/09/books/john-e-walsh-who-distilled-the-bible-dies-at-87.html

Richard Grasby:

http://cairo.csad.ox.ac.uk/users/csad/weblog/77e28/
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AUDIO/VIDEO NEWS
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Audio News from Archaeologica:

http://www.archaeologychannel.org/news-from-tac/audio-news-from-archaeologica/2198-audio-news-from-archaeologica-29-mar-4-apr-2015
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UPCOMING CONFERENCES
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UK Archaeological Science Conference 2015:

https://www.dur.ac.uk/archaeology/conferences/current/ukas/
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GENERAL ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS BLOGS
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Archaeology Magazine News Page:

http://www.archaeology.org/news/

About.com Archaeology:

http://archaeology.about.com/

Ancient Digger:

http://www.ancientdigger.com/

Archaeology Briefs:

http://archaeologybriefs.blogspot.com/

Past Horizons:

http://www.pasthorizons.com/

Stonepages:

http://www.stonepages.com/news/

Taygete Atlantis excavations blogs aggregator:

http://planet.atlantides.org/taygete/

Time Machine:

http://heatherpringle.wordpress.com/
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PODCASTS/VODCASTS
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Archaeosoup:

http://www.youtube.com/user/Archaeos0up?feature=watch

The Book and the Spade:

http://www.radioscribe.com/bknspade.htm
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