Explorator 19.47-48 ~ March 26, 2017

Thanks to Arthur Shippee, Dave Sowdon, Edward Rockstein, Kurt Theis,
John McMahon, Barnea Selavan, Joseph Lauer, Mike Ruggeri, Hernan Astudillo,
Barbara Saylor Rodgers, Bob Heuman, Rick Heli, Richard Campbell,
Richard C. Griffiths, and Ross W. Sargent for headses upses this week
(as always hoping I have left no one out).

Apologies for being much later than usual … firefox’s latest update
didn’t get along well with my Mac this morning.
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EARLY HOMINIDS
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A 400 000 years bp cranium from Portugal:

https://phys.org/news/2017-03-year-old-fossil-human-cranium-oldest.html
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-03/bu-4fh031017.php
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170313192729.htm
http://www.livescience.com/58256-hominin-skull-is-likely-neanderthal-relative.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/neanderthal-fossil-discovered-portugal-archaeologists-a7642306.html
http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2017/0314/400-000-year-old-skull-fragment-holds-clues-to-ancient-unified-humanity
http://www.theportugalnews.com/news/archaeologists-unearth-400000-year-old-skull-fossil-in-central-portugal/41394
http://www.natureworldnews.com/articles/36407/20170315/40000-year-old-cranium-portugal-blurs-line-evolution.htm
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/03/2017/400000-year-old-fossil-hominin-cranium-discovered-in-portugal
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5377-170314-portugal-aroeira-skull

Neanderthals in the Po Valley apparently had to deal with leopards:

http://www.livescience.com/58259-leopards-might-have-walked-alongside-neanderthals.html
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5378-170315-italy-po-plain-leopard

… but they had ‘penicillin’ and painkillers:

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2123669-neanderthals-may-have-medicated-with-penicillin-and-painkillers/
http://elpais.com/elpais/2017/03/08/ciencia/1488991377_990681.html

The hominid skull apparently changed along with the change to bipedalism:

https://phys.org/news/2017-03-human-skull-evolved-two-legged.html
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170317131200.htm

We mentioned these 105 000 years bp skulls from China:

https://phys.org/news/2017-03-skulls-china-scientists-media.html
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AFRICA
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Neolithic petroglyphs near Aswan:

https://phys.org/news/2017-03-egyptian-ritual-images-neolithic-period.html
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-03/uob-eri032217.php
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170322094906.htm
http://www.livescience.com/58394-ancient-egyptian-rock-carvings-discovered.html
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/03/2017/rock-art-from-the-4th-millennium-bc-found-near-aswan
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5403-170324-egypt-neolithic-mask-image

Suggestion that the Sahara Desert is the result of human activity:

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-03/f-dhc031417.php
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-humans-sahara.html
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/03/2017/was-the-sahara-desert-created-by-humans

Petroglyphs in Chad’s Ennedi Caves were defaced:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-39332438
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5392-170321-chad-rock-art

Trying to preserve Libya’s archaeological heritage:

https://www.libyaherald.com/2017/03/24/thinni-looks-to-protect-libyas-archaeological-heritage/

More on finds during metro construction in Algiers:

http://artdaily.com/news/94441/Unearthing-2-000-years-of-history-on-the-site-of-a-planned-metro-station-in-Algiers
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/unearthing-2000-years-of-history-in-central-algiers-.aspx?pageID=238&nid=110789&NewsCatID=375
http://lifestyle.mb.com.ph/2017/03/13/unearthing-2000-years-of-history-in-central-algiers/
https://sg.news.yahoo.com/unearthing-2-000-years-history-central-algiers-044302441.html
https://www.apollo-magazine.com/spectacular-archaeological-remains-discovered-in-algiers/
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5370-170313-algiers-metro-station
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ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPT
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Not sure if we mentioned the massive statue purportedly of Ramses II found in a Cairo suburb:

https://phys.org/news/2017-03-ancient-egyptian-statue-site.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/pharoah-ramses-statue-ancient-egyptian-discovery-cairo-raised-from-ditch-a7627646.html
https://www.yahoo.com/news/colossal-statue-egyptian-pharaoh-discovered-161100423.html
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2017/03/13/second-part-ancient-egyptian-statue-lifted-from-site/99124520/
https://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2017/mar/13/the-pharaohs-rise-again-ancient-egyptian-statues-unearthed-in-pictures
http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Colossus-probably-depicting-pharoah-of-Exodus-found-483943
http://www.timesofisrael.com/mammoth-pharaonic-statues-unearthed-from-muddy-cairo-pit/
http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2432812&CategoryId=13936
http://www.dailysabah.com/history/2017/03/15/archaeologists-unearth-more-of-rameses-ii-statue-in-cairo

… which was later identified as Psammetich:

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/261102/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/Newly-discovered-Matariya-colossus-is-probably-of-.aspx
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/17/world/middleeast/egypt-cairo-pharaoh-statue-ramses-psamtik.html
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-egyptian-statue-ramses-ii.html
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-archaeology-idUSKBN16N2RR?feedType=RSS&feedName=lifestyleMolt
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-39298218
https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170317-3000-year-old-statue-recently-found-in-cairo-might-be-psamtik-i-not-ramses-ii-as-previously-thought/
http://artdaily.com/news/94557/Colossus-found-in-Egypt-may-have-depicted-Psammetich-I
http://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/news/90610981/Egypt-says-ancient-colossus-pulled-from-slum-likely-not-Pharaoh-Ramses-II
http://www.sfgate.com/news/media/Ancient-Egyptian-statue-not-Ramses-II-but-Psamtek-794248.php
http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Colossal-statue-found-in-Egypt-likely-mistaken-for-pharaoh-of-Exodus-484474
http://cultura.elpais.com/cultura/2017/03/17/actualidad/1489752376_188321.html
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5384-170317-cairo-psammetich-colossus

… and taken to the Egyptian Museum:

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/261004/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/Royal-convoy-will-transport-huge-statue-from-Matar.aspx
http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2017/03/16/ramses-ii-statue-arrives-egyptian-museum-tahrir/

A 4000 years bp tomb from Aswan:

https://egyptianstreets.com/2017/03/22/spanish-archaeologists-discover-unopened-4000-year-old-tomb-in-aswan/

A well-preserved alabaster statue of Tiye from el-Hittan:

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/261512/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/Archaeologists-unearth-statue-of-Queen-Tiye-in-Egy.aspx
http://www.livescience.com/58401-statue-of-king-tut-grandmother-possibly-discovered.html
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5399-170323-luxor-queen-tiye

All sorts of foreign missions are operating in Egypt right now:

http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2017/03/16/foreign-missions-financing-excavations-rights-scientific-publishing-ismail/

… and six are resuming underwater excavations:

http://www.egyptindependent.com/news/6-archeological-missions-resume-underwater-excavations-egypt

Not sure where to put this ‘rediscovery’ of a mummy shroud in Scotland:

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-39218939
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5401-170324-scotland-mummy-shroud

Feature on a Natufian site in Jordan:

http://www.jordantimes.com/news/local/half-million-miniscule-stone-flakes-give-clues-natufian-culture-%E2%80%94-archaeologist

More on that 4000 years bp dolmen from Upper Gallilee:

http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/4000-year-old-structure-with-mysterious-engravings-discovered-in-Galilee-483256
http://www.jewishpress.com/news/israel/4000-years-old-mysterious-tomb-with-rock-art-exposed-in-upper-galilee/2017/03/05/
http://www.timesofisrael.com/massive-4000-year-old-boulder-tombs-force-rethink-of-bronze-dark-age/
https://www.yahoo.com/news/israeli-experts-mystery-bronze-age-dolmen-174531240.html
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2017/03/13/second-part-ancient-egyptian-statue-lifted-from-site/99124520/

A small hoard of Byzantine coins found prior to road construction near Ein Hemed:

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/226915
http://www.jewishpress.com/news/israel/1400-year-old-coin-hoard-discovered-in-highway-1-excavations/2017/03/19/
http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Article.aspx?id=484582
http://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/1.778202
http://www.timesofisrael.com/hoard-of-coins-from-1400-year-old-byzantine-site-tell-story-of-persian-invasion/
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4937590,00.html
http://www.livescience.com/58342-1400-year-old-coins-israel.html
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5389-170320-israel-byzantine-coins

Prior to Easter, the IAA opened up its warehouse to the press and was showing off items which were associated with Jesus to a greater or lesser degree:

https://phys.org/news/2017-03-israeli-warehouse-clues-jesus-life.html
https://www.yahoo.com/news/israeli-archaeologists-shine-light-life-time-christ-164356077.html
http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/israeli-warehouse-clues-jesus-life-death-46240622
http://www.timesofisrael.com/in-an-israeli-warehouse-clues-about-jesus-life-and-death/
http://www.fredericksburg.com/features/wire/in-an-israeli-warehouse-clues-about-jesus-life-and-death/article_18d3fda7-69c6-5dba-ba36-41efa9af8baf.html
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/how-did-jesus-live-this-new-israeli-excavation-could-provide-some-clues/2017/03/20/a94bd0d4-0d6a-11e7-b2bb-417e331877d9_story.html
http://news.nationalpost.com/news/religion/archaeological-discoveries-in-the-holy-land-could-provide-clues-on-how-jesus-and-his-followers-lived
http://www.latercera.com/noticia/descubren-objetos-del-siglo-i-permitira-entender-la-vida-la-epoca-jesus/

… and we get news that the Edicule in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre has been restored:

http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2017/03/20/520846214/tomb-of-jesus-is-restored-in-jerusalem
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/03/21/restoration-jesus-tomb-completed-time-easter/
http://www.dw.com/en/jesus-tomb-site-reopens-after-restoration/a-38063392
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/middleeast/tomb-of-jesus-reopens-jerusalem.html
http://www.news.com.au/technology/science/archaeology/jesus-christs-tomb-resurrected-to-former-glory-after-4-million-makeover/news-story/ff4ba4ba4f6400c4373ce81c79aa9dfe
http://www.jpost.com/Christian-News/Thousands-gather-to-see-restored-site-of-Jesuss-tomb-in-Church-of-the-Holy-Sepulchre-484862
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-39357170

… but there are concerns that the shrine might collapse (?):

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/03/jesus-christ-tomb-jerusalem-restored-collapse-tunnels/
http://www.livescience.com/58369-shrine-over-jesus-tomb-could-collapse.html

More on that Crusader-era shipwreck:

http://theweek.com/speedreads/686106/archaeologists-discover-treasureladen-shipwreck-from-crusades

More on that Roman villa with all the phallic amulets:

http://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/1.778195

In case you missed it, Jordanian antiquities folk have declared those ‘lead codices’ to be fake:

http://www.jordantimes.com/news/local/antiquities-agency-chief-says-jordan-codices-fake
http://paleojudaica.blogspot.com/2017_03_05_archive.html#3541853932590304956

Concerns for caves near Jerash:

http://www.albawaba.com/business/roadworks-threaten-jordans-ancient-caves-near-jerash-949008

Concerns for underwater artifacts off Israel:

http://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/1.777473

Suggestion that the palace ISIL ‘revealed’ beneath the tomb of Jonah might be the Hanging Gardens of Babylon:

http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2017/03/assyrian-palace-yunus-mosul-iraq.html
http://www.salon.com/2017/03/12/did-isis-inadvertently-uncover-the-secret-to-the-lost-hanging-gardens-of-babylon/

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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS)
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Remains of a 2500 years bp Greek palace at Poseidonia:

http://www.tornosnews.gr/en/greek-news/culture/24145-2-500-years-old-luxurious-greek-palace-uncovered-by-archaeologists-in-ancient-poseidonia.html

The port associated with the Battle of Salamis has been located:

http://greece.greekreporter.com/2017/03/17/archaeologists-find-position-of-greek-fleet-in-battle-of-salamis-480-bc/
http://www.livescience.com/58358-ancient-harbor-for-greek-battle-found.html

… coincidentally, ‘In Our Time’ was talking about Salamis:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08j99jl

Remains of a second arch of Titus in Rome (actually found a couple years ago … not sure why it’s suddenly news in the Israel press):

http://forward.com/fast-forward/366412/roman-archaeologists-discover-second-arch-of-titus/
http://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/.premium-1.778103

Cf: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/italy/11638975/Massive-triumphal-marble-arch-built-by-Romans-to-honour-Emperor-Titus-discovered.html

Remains of a huge Roman temple (apparently) at Falerii Novi:

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/radar-on-quad-bike-reveals-lost-temple-rl3n77cd0
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5395-170322-italy-falerii-novi-temple

A Roman camp at Pontrefact:

http://www.hemsworthandsouthelmsallexpress.co.uk/news/archaeologists-discover-new-roman-camp-1-8444842
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-39338956

A Roman bath house from Chester le Street:

http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/local/northdurham/chesterlestreet/15167613.Roman_bathhouse_discovered_under_County_Durham_town_residents__39__gardens/
https://inews.co.uk/essentials/news/uk/bottom-garden-archaeologists-find-2000-year-old-roman-baths-residential-street/

Romans and Huns apparently got along better than we might expect:

http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/tiller-the-hun-farmers-in-roman-empire-converted-to-hun-lifestyle-and-vice-versa
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-tiller-hun-farmers-roman-empire.html
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-03/uoc-tth032017.php
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-03/p-has031617.php
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170322143213.htm
http://www.smh.com.au/world/ancient-romans-depicted-huns-as-barbarians-but-their-bones-tell-a-different-story-20170322-gv4bz7
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/03/22/ancient-romans-depicted-huns-as-barbarians-their-bones-tell-a-different-story/
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/03/2017/huns-and-settlers-may-have-co-operated-on-frontier-of-roman-empire

A very interesting terracotta statue from a Crimean bridge construction site:

http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/terracotta-head-found-russia
http://tass.com/society/936787
http://rbth.com/news/2017/03/22/ancient-greek-artifact-unearthed-at-crimean-bridge-construction-site_724658

Concerns for a statue of Cybele from Ordu:

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/goddess-statue-2100-year-old-castle-threatened-by-dynamite-in-turkeys-north.aspx?pageID=238&nid=110740&NewsCatID=375

Assorted Ides of March features:

http://www.stalbertgazette.com/article/Citizens-beware-the-Ides-of-March-20170315
http://www.sfgate.com/news/media/Here-are-some-facts-about-the-Ides-of-March-792115.php
http://www.ladailypost.com/content/beware-ides-march-warning-all-republics
http://www.sunherald.com/news/local/article138619468.html
http://metro.co.uk/2017/03/15/what-are-the-ides-of-march-and-why-should-we-beware-them-6511222/
http://thestarphoenix.com/opinion/columnists/how-to-observe-the-ides-like-a-roman
http://www.italoamericano.org/story/2017-3-16/ides-of-march

… and facts about Julius Caesar:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/drsarahbond/2017/03/15/5-caesar-facts-to-be-aware-of-on-the-ides-of-march/

Touristy plans for the Titus tunnel:

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/roman-tunnel-and-inn-to-become-tourism-spot-.aspx?pageID=238&nid=111066&NewsCatID=375

I thought that lead ingot had already been auctioned off … apparently not till last week:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-39366713
http://www.devonlive.com/marcus-aurelius-ingot-discovered-by-devon-detectorist-could-sell-for-18-000/story-30220826-detail/story.html

… while a Roman bronze ear is coming to auction:

http://www.richmondshiretoday.co.uk/roman-bronze-ear-found-brompton-swale-sold-auction/

That Roman toilet seat from Vindolanda is going on display:

http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/15174483.Roman_toilet_seats_among_rare_preserved_artefacts_to_be_seen_in_public_for_first_time/

On some fake statuary that fooled the Met for a while:

http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/etruscan-forgeries-met-museum-art

On Greek herbal knowledge:

http://greece.greekreporter.com/2017/03/12/there-is-still-much-to-learn-about-herbs-from-the-ancient-greeks/
https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/home/what-the-ancient-greeks-can-teach-us-about-herbs/2017/01/09/ed623706-d36b-11e6-945a-76f69a399dd5_story.html

On immigration and the Aeneid:

http://theconversation.com/in-todays-anti-immigrant-rhetoric-echoes-of-virgils-aeneid-74738

On Greek attitudes toward sex:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2017/03/21/sex-and-the-constitution-the-ancient-greeks/

We’re hearing (again) about possible Gladiator sequels:

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/ridley-scott-gladiator-2-russell-crowe-sxsw-alien-covenant-maximus-a7625911.html

Folks want to study Classics despite the job market:

http://www.statepress.com/article/2017/03/spartcult-spgraphics-asu-classics-graduate-students-face-tough-job-market

The Crosby Garrett helmet is returning to Cumbria:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cumbria-39279419
http://www.thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/news/15157718.Roman_helmet_to_return_to_Cumbria/
http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/spectacular-archaeological-find-roman-north-12748963

What Mike Tueller is up to:

https://asunow.asu.edu/20170314-creativity-ancient-greek-poems-were-original-tweets-says-asu-professor

What Andrew Stewart is up to:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED1703/S00100/beware-of-centaurs-and-others-bearing-rocks.htm

Feature on the Gabii project:

https://phys.org/news/2017-03-readers-virtually-explore-italian-archeology.html

On ancient Greek taxes:

http://greece.greekreporter.com/2017/03/16/how-rich-greeks-once-paid-taxes-back-in-ancient-times/

Greece supposedly made offers to the BM in exchange for the Parthenon Marbles:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/elgin-marbles-greece-calls-for-return-to-help-fight-fascism-parthenon-sculptures-a7626781.html
http://neoskosmos.com/news/en/Greece-offers-recurring-loans-of-archaeological-wonders-in-exchange-for-the-Parthenon-Marbles

… but maybe they didn’t:

http://greece.greekreporter.com/2017/03/14/no-specific-proposal-made-to-british-museum-on-parthenon-marbles-says-greek-culture-ministry/

In case you want to find out what ancient statue you look like:

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/who-your-ancient-statue-doppleganger-180962585/

More on the search for a director for the Colosseum:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-39254552

Review of de la Bedoyere, *Praetorian*:

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/praetorian-the-rise-and-fall-of-romes-imperial-bodyguard-by-guy-de-la-bedoyere-vrlztttr5
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EUROPE AND THE UK (+ Ireland)
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Possible evidence of cannibalism in Spain 10000 years bp:

http://www.livescience.com/58406-mesolithic-humans-were-likely-cannibals.html
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/03/the-10000-year-old-case-of-the-spanish-cannibals/
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5396-170322-spain-mesolithic-cannibalism

Oldest Neolithic site from Cyprus:

http://in-cyprus.com/oldest-settlement-unearthed-at-akanthou-neolithic-site/

I think we had this a while ago … a Viking female burial from Denmark was apparently born in Norway:

http://cphpost.dk/news/immigration-to-denmark-is-nothing-new-just-ask-the-vikings.html
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5371-170313-denmark-norway-viking

A ‘sensational’ Viking burial from Denmark:

http://cphpost.dk/news/archeologists-make-sensational-viking-discovery-in-denmark.html

A medieval kiln from Colchester:

http://www.gazette-news.co.uk/news/15148968.Archaeological_dig_reveals_Medieval_pottery_industry_in_north_Colchester/
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5376-170314-colchester-medieval-kiln

Remains of Rome’s medieval Jewish cemetery have been found:

https://www.mainejewish.org/jta/1345856
http://www.timesofisrael.com/medieval-jewish-cemetery-uncovered-in-rome/
http://www.jta.org/2017/03/23/news-opinion/world/medieval-jewish-cemetery-uncovered-in-rome
https://www.forbes.com/sites/drsarahbond/2017/03/24/archaeologists-discover-one-of-romes-lost-jewish-cemeteries/

Plans to search for a 16th century grammar school in Aberdeen:

http://www.scotsman.com/heritage/people-places/ancient-grammar-school-at-aberdeen-university-to-be-unearthed-1-4391452
http://www.archaeology.org/5374-170314-scotland-kings-college

Plans to dig at Newborough Warren (Wales):

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/lost-welsh-village-buried-sand-12779136

Poking around Castell Dinas Bran:

http://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/underground-castle-archaeological-search-underway-12790723

Assorted finds from an Oxford dig:

http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/yourtown/oxford/15160465.Ancient_secrets_dug_up_beneath_Oxford_road_reveal_its_hidden_past/

Burials and finds from various periods at a Lincoln bypass construction site:

http://www.lincolnshirelive.co.uk/archaeologists-find-more-than-150-skeletons-at-lincoln-bypass-dig/story-30218133-detail/story.html

Searching for the remains of Matthew Flinders in London:

http://www.news.com.au/technology/science/archaeology/grave-of-explorer-captain-matthew-flinders-to-be-dug-up-to-clear-way-for-rail-project/news-story/2b148ca6e02117f260571592e22fc37a
http://www.smh.com.au/world/dig-underway-for-matthew-flinders-in-old-london-cemetery-20170319-gv1noh
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=11821520
http://www.theage.com.au/world/dig-underway-for-matthew-flinders-in-old-london-cemetery-20170319-gv1noh
http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/europe/90610544/Hunt-for-Flinders-in-old-London-cemetery

The Swash Channel Shipwreck has been identified as ‘The Fame’:

http://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/15181641.Revealed__Identity_of_17th_century_ship_wrecked_off_the_Poole_coast/
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-dorset-39353551
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5402-170324-rudder-swash-channel-wreck

They’re still looking for the owners of that gold found stashed in a piano:

http://www.sfchronicle.com/news/world/article/UK-authorities-seek-owner-of-gold-trove-stashed-11006502.php
https://inews.co.uk/essentials/news/uk/hoard-gold-coins-hidden-piano-may-lain-forgotten-first-world-war-tragedy/
http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2017/03/17/Piano-found-to-have-hidden-stash-of-gold-coins-from-1847-1915/5571489768963/

Feature on Madame de Mohl:

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-39128908

On St Olav and an Icelandic drinking horn:

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170320085453.htm

Latest from the Jorvik Viking Centre:

http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/15169028.Jorvik_Viking_Centre_bounces_back_from_the_deluge/
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/our-region/north-yorkshire-moors-and-coast/york/culture-clash-as-viking-life-is-relived-in-21st-century-york-1-8448203

… and on the Galloway Viking hoard:

http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/decision-day-galloway-viking-hoard-10082123

Feature on the Crossrail finds:

http://www.voanews.com/a/europes-biggest-construction-project-unearths-london-history/3775078.html

Overviewish on the Stonehenge tunnel plans:

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20170314-stonehenge-the-worlds-most-controversial-construction-site
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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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2000 years bp reindeer antler armour from Siberia:

http://www.archaeology.org/news/5385-170317-siberia-reindeer-armor
I think we mentioned these boat-coffin burials from Sichuan:

http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/ancient-boat-shaped-coffins-dating-back-770-bc-found-sichuan

Interesting 1000 years bp muralled tomb from Datong City:

http://www.livescience.com/58232-ancient-tomb-decorated-with-vibrant-murals-found-in-china.html
http://www.livescience.com/58231-photos-ancient-mural-tomb-china.html
https://www.yahoo.com/news/ancient-tomb-decorated-vibrant-murals-160800273.html
http://www.latinpost.com/articles/138028/20170314/archaeologists-discovers-ancient-tomb-china-decorated-colorful-murals.htm
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5373-170313-china-datong-city-murals

A massive hoardrde of items that sank in a Sichuan river some 300 years bp:

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-03/20/c_136141966.htm
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-03/20/c_136143370.htm
http://newstodaynet.com/index.php/2017/03/20/chinese-archaeologists-discover-huge-underwater-treasure/
http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/culture/2017-03/21/content_28627969.htm
http://www.news.com.au/technology/science/archaeology/chinese-discover-legendary-treasure-buried-in-river-bank/news-story/020d5e022bea4f6c9447be6214254b0d
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5387-170320-china-zhang-xianzhong-treasure

A Han Dynasty ‘pyramid tomb’:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/pyramid-tomb-mysterious-china-construction-site-archaeologist-zhengzhou-henan-province-han-dynasty-a7633821.html
http://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/596846/Mystery-ancient-pyramid-tomb-discovered-China

A female Buddha:

http://telanganatoday.news/man-stumbles-upon-rare-idol-female-buddha

A 17th century European style burial from Taiwan:

http://www.archaeology.org/news/5393-170321-taiwan-spanish-colony

A massive burial capstone from Hyderabad:

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/archaeologists-find-worlds-largest-capstone-in-telangana/1/913278.html
http://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/170317/telangana-archaeologists-discover-huge-relic-from-iron-age.html
http://www.deccanchronicle.com/lifestyle/viral-and-trending/130317/hyderabad-archaeologists-discover-huge-burial-site-capstone.html
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5398-170323-india-megalithic-capstone

Petroglyphs near Bhopal:

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhopal/raisen-district-is-full-of-ancient-rock-paintings/articleshow/57680863.cms

More on finds from various periods being found in Khargone:

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/mp-50-000-year-old-archaeological-remains-discovered-in-narmada-valley/story-z7nQYgxard3jP0DzS4fLJN.html
http://thehitavada.com/Encyc/2017/3/12/50,000-year-old-350-rare-antiquities-found-in-Khargone.aspx

Colonial artifacts from Fort Cornwallis (Malaysia):

http://www.archaeology.org/5375-170314-malaysia-fort-cornwallis

Finds from Melbourne’s early days:

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/treasures-unearthed-dig-reveals-early-melbourne-artefacts/news-story/68b47476d9dc20572d25f3fec08fd1ba

Feature on Angkor Wat:

http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20170309-the-mystery-of-angkor-wat

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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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A huge polar bear skull from Alaska’s Walapka site:

http://westerndigs.org/giant-skull-found-in-alaska-may-be-evidence-of-elusive-king-polar-bear-experts-say/
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5381-170316-polar-bear-skull

Calusa finds from a Florida dig:

http://www.news-press.com/story/news/2017/03/23/pineland-wet-site-dig-yields-rare-calusa-artifacts/99210580/
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5397-170323-florida-calusa-midden

Searching for Seminole remains on Egmont Key:

http://www.tampabay.com/news/humaninterest/seminole-tribe-searches-for-remains-of-ancestors-on-egmont-key/2317695

Checking out a Jamestown church:

http://wydaily.com/2017/03/20/jamestown-unearthed-archaeologists-explore-tombs-at-center-of-1901-woman-led-dig/
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5390-170320-virginia-jamestown-church

Feature on a slave sold to save Georgetown:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/12/us/georgetown-university-slaves-life-campbell.html

I think we mentioned the burials found at UGa and the reburial plans:

http://newsok.com/105-bodies-found-during-construction-project-to-be-reburied/article/feed/1179149?custom_click=rss

Nova Scotia is running out of storage space for artifacts:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/nova-scotia-museum-archeology-artifacts-special-places-protection-act-1.4024443?cmp=rss

Erosion concerns at Mikmaq sites:

http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1452417-researcher-studying-erosion%E2%80%99s-impact-on-mi%E2%80%99kmaq-historical-sites

On evidence of early democracies in the Americas:

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/03/it-wasnt-just-greece-archaeologists-find-early-democratic-societies-americas
http://theweek.com/speedreads/686392/archaeologists-discover-ancient-democracy-americas

Some Atocha emeralds are coming to auction:

http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/16/luxury/guernseys-shipwreck-emeralds-auction/index.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/03/16/rare-emeralds-found-400-year-old-shipwreck-expected-fetch-millions/

Debunking the myth of Irish slaves:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/17/us/irish-slaves-myth.html

Interviewish/reviewish on the Franklin Expedition:

http://www.npr.org/2017/03/21/520818684/ghosts-in-the-arctic-how-the-long-lost-franklin-expedition-was-found

Arguing over where to bury president Polk:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2017/03/24/why-theres-still-fight-tennessee-where-bury-president-james-k-polk/99611564/
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/24/us/tennessee-polk-corpse-president.html
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CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
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Excavating a 14 000 years bp mammoth:

https://www.mobilemag.com/2017/03/14/14000-year-old-mammoth-mexico/

Caral was well planned to deal with rain:

http://www.andina.com.pe/Ingles/noticia-caral-safe-from-rains-thanks-to-ancient-builders-foresight-659116.aspx

Feature on the Olmec site of Tres Zapotes:

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/03/it-wasnt-just-greece-archaeologists-find-early-democratic-societies-americas
http://www.archaeology.org/issues/249-1703/features/5300-olmec-tres-zapotes-government

Feature on Percy Fawcett:

http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/24/travel/the-lost-city-of-z-percy-fawcett-james-gray-david-grann/index.html
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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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Not sure where to put this study on the European colonization of Asia:

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-03/uok-anp032017.php
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-perspective-european-colonization-asia.html
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/03/2017/new-perspective-on-european-colonisation-of-asia

Plenty of interest for a pile of WWI era liquor bottles found in Israel:

https://phys.org/news/2017-03-israeli-archeologists-liquor-bottles-wwi.html
http://www.livescience.com/58397-british-wwi-liquor-bottle-stash-found.html
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/227106
http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Hundreds-of-liquor-bottles-belonging-to-British-Soldiers-from-WWI-unearthed-484859
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/22/israel-whisky-gin-bottles-first-world-war
http://www.timesofisrael.com/archaeologists-uncork-100-year-old-liquor-stash-left-by-british-troops/
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5394-170322-israel-liquor-bottles

On the history of butter:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/food/our-messed-up-relationship-with-food-has-a-long-history-it-started-with-butter/2017/03/20/a7e9fe88-0a6c-11e7-93dc-00f9bdd74ed1_story.html

Nice feature on becoming an archaeologist:

http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2017/03/21/for-anyone-who-ever-dreamed-of-being-an-archaeologist/

Latest ancient ship recreation: the Ma’agen Michael II:

http://www.timesofisrael.com/replica-of-2500-year-old-ship-found-off-israel-christened-ahead-of-maiden-voyage/
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=94561
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5386-170317-israel-replica-ship

On the impact of the invention of paper:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/the-reporters-38892687

Review of Nealon, *Food Fights and Culture Wars*:

http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/03/12/519460915/how-lemonade-helped-paris-fend-off-plague-and-other-surprising-food-fights

Review of Cline, *Three Stones Make a Wall*:

http://news.nationalpost.com/arts/books/book-reviews/buildings-with-a-storied-past-eric-h-clines-love-of-archaeology-is-infectious

Latest ‘hidden image’ in a medieval painting:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-39254184

Hidden message in a Constable:

http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20170321-why-this-striking-rainbow-may-carry-a-hidden-message

Searching for relatives of a Jack the Ripper victim:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-39233978

Some archaeological discoveries that were funded by the US government:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/03/archaeology-discoveries-neh-us-government-troy-jamestown/

On the popularity of Emily Dickenson among moody teenagers:

http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20170315-why-moody-teenagers-love-emily-dickinson

On climate on the shape of your nose:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/16/science/ancestral-climates-may-have-shaped-your-nose.html
http://www.voanews.com/a/nose-shape-influenced-local-climate/3769613.html

Pondering cannibalism:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2017/03/18/why-do-cannibals-eat-people.html

Spring related slideshow of art:

http://www.dw.com/en/the-art-of-spring/a-19121851

Reviewish/Interviewish on Alexander von Humboldt:

http://www.dw.com/en/germanys-original-eco-pioneer/a-37976573

On Stradivariuses:

http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/22/luxury/stradivarius-million-dollar-instruments/index.html

… and one that had been stolen was heard again in concert:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-39262166
https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/music/on-a-stormy-night-roman-totenbergs-stolen-stradivarius-is-reborn-in-public/2017/03/13/80c9b0c0-0821-11e7-a15f-a58d4a988474_story.html
http://www.csmonitor.com/The-Culture/Music/2017/0314/Stradivarius-violin-recovered-from-1980-theft-heard-in-concert-for-first-time

On the history of the zipper:

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20170322-the-ingenious-invention-to-better-the-button

On bread as an ‘economic marker’ in France:

http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/03/20/520459332/let-them-eat-bread-the-theft-that-helped-inspire-les-miserables

Earliest depiction of ‘fiery serpent’ disease:

http://www.livescience.com/58298-earliest-depiction-of-guinea-worm-medieval-painting.html

Oldest surviving ‘anime’:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-39301120

On Jane Austen and the alt-right:

http://www.dw.com/en/white-pride-and-prejudice-why-the-alt-right-has-adopted-jane-austen/a-38073727

… and her faked marriage records:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-39330703
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=94625

On timekeeping:

http://www.dw.com/en/a-brief-history-of-time/g-37937897

On Machiavelli’s ‘tunnel’/tavern/inspiration:

http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20170317-machiavellis-secret-tunnel-to-fame

On the invention of heterosexuality:

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20170315-the-invention-of-heterosexuality

More on Mona Lisa’s smile:

http://www.livescience.com/58264-mona-lisa-looks-happy.html
Archaeology Podcast Network:

http://www.archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/archyfantasies/
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MUSEUM MATTERS
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Photos of the Russian Empire:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-39266423

Michelangelo/Picasso drawings:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-39232650

Berlin Painter:

https://paw.princeton.edu/article/after-2500-years-fame

Gilded Lady:

http://www.livescience.com/58312-mummies-museum-exhibit.html
http://www.livescience.com/58313-photos-mummies-peru-egypt.html

Alma Tadema:

http://www.artlyst.com/previews/alma-tadema-exhibition-announced-leighton-house-museum-july/

Rodin’s Legacy:

http://www.dw.com/en/rodins-influence-felt-by-artists-even-today/a-38035647

History of the World in 100 Objects:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/world/china-watch/culture/british-museum-roadshow-at-beijing-museum/

Maya:

https://www.dmagazine.com/arts-entertainment/2017/03/an-exhibition-at-the-perot-unlocks-the-secrets-of-the-maya/

Aigai Artifacts:

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/aigai-artifacts-on-display-at-louvre-.aspx?pageID=238&nid=111067&NewsCatID=375

Cycladic Society:

http://www.tornosnews.gr/en/greek-news/culture/24092-%E2%80%9Ccycladic-society,-5000-years-ago%E2%80%9D-exhibition-in-athens-extended-to-april-9.html

World of Emotions:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/23/arts/design/review-a-world-of-emotions-in-greek-art-unmasks-the-stony-faces.html

New York will have a Center for Women’s History:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/14/arts/design/history-of-women-in-america-museum-exhibit-new-york.html

Remembering the opening of the Israel Museum:

http://www.timesofisrael.com/from-its-first-curator-a-breathless-memorable-account-of-the-opening-of-the-iconic-israel-museum/

Camille Claudel is getting a museum:

http://www.dw.com/en/rodins-lover-sculptor-camille-claudel-gets-museum-in-paris/a-38091782

More on Louvre ‘sanctuary’ plans:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/11/arts/louvre-shelter-for-art-caught-in-the-crossfire.html
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THE TECHY SIDE
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A virtual reconstruction of 17th century Edinburgh:

https://phys.org/news/2017-03-technology-reveals-16th-century-edinburgh.html

Facial reconstruction of a ‘medieval poor man’ from Cambridge:

http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/face-of-ordinary-poor-man-from-medieval-cambridge-graveyard-revealed
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-ordinary-poor-medieval-cambridge-graveyard.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-39346494
http://www.news.com.au/technology/science/archaeology/archaeologists-reconstruct-remains-of-man-buried-in-13th-century-medieval-hospital-graveyard/news-story/28a2f9d884e70ce0622fa15dcc399e7c
http://www.livescience.com/58380-archaeologists-reconstruct-medieval-man-face.html
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/mar/22/face-medieval-cambridge-man-emerges-700-years-after-death
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5391-170321-cambridge-medieval-man

A ‘solution’ (‘data water’) to track smuggled artifacts from Syria (and elsewhere):

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-39331342
http://www.npr.org/2017/03/21/520922468/archeologists-in-syria-use-data-water-to-confound-antiquities-smugglers
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/british-firm-saves-syrias-treasure-from-looters-2pdnsw206
http://www.nwptv.org/blogs/local-national-news/archeologists-in-syria-use-data-water-to-confound-antiquities-smugglers/

More on Pictish murder victim facial reconstruction:

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/ancient-murder-victim-pictish-man-face-digitally-recreated/
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ON THE DNA FRONT
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Dienekes’ Anthropology Blog:

http://dienekes.blogspot.ca/

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TOURISTY THINGS
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Naples:

http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20170309-a-city-with-too-much-history-to-handle

China’s Karez:

http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20170307-an-ancient-oasis-in-chinas-remote-desert

Cambodia:

https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2017/mar/24/angkor-wat-alternative-cambodia-ruins-banteay-chhmar

US historic sites:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/travel/the-shortest-route-to-americas-49603-historic-sites-will-only-take-you-50-years/2017/03/13/cab14daa-d2da-11e6-a783-cd3fa950f2fd_story.html

Manaus Opera House:

http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20170316-the-beautiful-theatre-in-the-heart-of-the-amazon-rainforest
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CRIME BEAT
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Egypt thwarted 24 antiquities thefts:

http://menafn.com/1095313082/Egypt-thwarts-24-cases-of-antiquities-theft-in-one-week
http://aa.com.tr/en/culture-and-art/egypt-thwarts-24-cases-of-antiquities-theft-in-one-week/770389

I think we mentioned this bust in Israel:

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/226744

Another attack on a painting, this time in the National Gallery:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39322056
http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/03/20/520825575/man-charged-after-painting-attack-at-londons-national-gallery

Overviewish piece on antiquities trafficking:

http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/specialseries/2017/02/art-trafficking-170228090044987.html

… and in a similar vein, with a focus on items smuggled to the US:

http://www.livescience.com/58324-artifacts-shipped-to-us-from-egypt-turkey.html
http://www.livescience.com/58338-photos-smuggled-looted-artifacts.html
https://www.yahoo.com/news/100-million-artifacts-shipped-egypt-155400489.html

Those stolen Van Gogh’s we mentioned a few weeks ago are back ‘home’:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-39343747

Two weeks’ worth of Culture Crime News:

http://www.anonymousswisscollector.com/2017/03/culture-crime-news-06-12-march-2017.html
http://www.anonymousswisscollector.com/2017/03/culture-crime-news-13-19-march-2017.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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Fighting to repatriate an Irish skeleton from the BM:

https://irishpost.co.uk/a-dying-wish-battle-on-to-return-irishs-giant-skeleton-from-british-museum-for-burial-in-ireland/

An Etruscan pot was returned to Italy:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/16/arts/design/stolen-etruscan-vessel-to-be-returned-to-italy.html

France returned a mummy mask to Egypt:

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/261181/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/New-Kingdom-mummy-mask-recovered-from-France.aspx
http://www.sis.gov.eg/Story/108273?lang=en-us

Switzerland is returning a sarcophagus to Turkey:

http://www.turkishamericannews.com/turkey/item/19270-ancient-smuggled-sarcophagus-coming-home-to-turkey

Benin continues to seek repatriation of items from France:

http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=94730

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NUMISMATICA
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A few weeks’ worth of e-Syla:

http://www.coinbooks.org/v20/club_nbs_esylum_v20n11.html
http://www.coinbooks.org/v20/club_nbs_esylum_v20n12.html
http://www.coinbooks.org/v20/club_nbs_esylum_v20n13.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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AUDIO/VIDEO NEWS
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Audio News from Archaeologica:

http://www.archaeologychannel.org/audio-main-menu-cat/audio-news-list/2578-audio-news-from-archaeologica-5-march-2017-18-march-2017
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OBITUARIES
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Geoff Wainwright:

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/mar/15/geoff-wainwright-obituary

Douglas Birk:

http://www.pineandlakes.com/news/4234958-douglas-birk-pine-river-historian-state-archaeologist-remembered
http://www.startribune.com/obituary-douglas-birk-pioneer-of-minnesota-archaeology/416479843/

Colin Dexter:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/21/books/colin-dexter-dead-creator-of-inspector-morse.html
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=94636
https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/obituaries/2017/03/23/colin-dexter-creator-inspector-morse-dies/oWSBHxx4ZWAPgPwGTHdY3N/story.html
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CONFERENCES
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Canada Before Confederation: Early Exploration and Mapping (Nov. 2017)

https://independent.academia.edu/ConferenceCanadabeforeConfederationEarlyMappingandExploration14981763
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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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