Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 02/14/14

Posted in: Archaeology in the News, ASOR
Tags: archaeological news, Archaeology, ASOR, burials, discovery, monuments, News, research, statue, tombs, war horses
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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 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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  • Meteorologist weighs in on five monuments that may not pass the test of time.
  • Archaeologists Find Evidence of 1,000-Year-Old Wari Tombs
  • The sad fate of war horses in Bar-sur-Aube
  • ASOR, along with the AIA and other cultural heritage organizations issued a joint statement regarding the loss of life and threat to heritage caused by the recent explosion of the Museum of Islamic Arts in Cairo, Egypt.
  • Genome research shows that approximately 80 percent of modern Native Americans are descendants of the Clovis boy found in Montana.
  • Over 1,000 bodies, believed to be patients at the old Mississippi State Lunatic Asylum, discovered on University of Mississippi land.
  • Archaeologists’ discovery could change what we know about the chronology of Egyptian Pharaohs.
  • “Kiss me” - Researchers decode mysterious viking rune.
  • Archaeologist says Dartmoor tomb treasure hoard may not be as visually impressive as Stonehenge, but is just as important archaeologically.
  • Astronomical observatory at Cerro de Coamiles archaeological site linked to sun worship
  • Egyptian archaeologists find hundreds of artifacts dating back to 600 B.C.E.
  • Fisherman finds rare bronze statue of Apollo in the Gaza Strip
  • Experts Discover Building from 2,200 B.C. in Ecuador
  • Middle Age ‘Plague’ victims burial site found in Florence.
  • Beach burials reveal slaving legacy
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