Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 6/27/14

Posted in: Archaeology in the News
Tags: archaeological news, Archaeology, ASOR, News
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If you missed anything from the ASOR Facebook or Twitter pages this week, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up some of this week’s archaeology news from around the web into one convenient post. If we missed any major archaeological stories from this week, feel free to let us know in the comment section!

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  • The mystery of where Plymouth got its start-Archeologists dig deep for evidence of original palisades
  • Archaeologists Return to Ancient Megiddo
  • Wroclaw archaeologists discovered unknown structures in Egypt
  • Polish archaeologists found tombs dating back four thousand years in Egypt
  • 4,500-year-old food items found in cupboard in Bristol
  • Parasite egg found may be proof of early human technology exacerbating disease burden
  • The ‘wonderful rubbish’ of the Gilf Kebir desert
  • Danish antler axe find reveals Neolithic German trade
  • The logboats in the lake
  • Iron Age Hillfort Open to Tourists This Summer
  • Ancient remains found near Warm Springs
  • Archaeologists investigate lost medieval chapel built to rest souls of kings in Edinburgh
  • Archaeologists find 25 quipus at Inca site in Peru
  • MIT scientist believe Neanderthals had meat/tubers/nuts diet, but some researchers aren’t convinced
  • Archaeologist heard no harm has come to unguarded Hatra, but UNESCO warns ancient sites are at risk. 
  • Archaeology students find 6,000-year-old house remains at Yarnbury Henge, Grassington
  • Spain returns stolen archaeological pieces to Colombia
  • Swiss urge glacier hikers to look for artifacts
  • Lost collection of human fossils found
  • 19th Century ‘Elixir of Long Life’ Found
  • Mysterious Costa Rican Spheres Become an Official World Heritage Site
  • Ancient Mayan City, Protected Forest Named World Heritage Sites By UNESCO
  • Myanmar’s 3 ancient cities now on UNESCO World Heritage list



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