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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Polish researcher attempts to read a unique writing from Easter Island | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland:

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017


Ira Lehtovaara writes:
I recently graduated from Western University in London, Ontario, Canada with an Anthropology Major (B.A) and a Specialization in History (B.A). I've always been passionate and interested in Archaeological field work and lab work. I have a lot of experience excavating Archaeological sites in Ontario which range from early Prehistoric sites (5000 B.C - 1600 A.D) to early European encounters with the First Nations peoples and Historic sites (1600s - early 1900s). I also have experience working and volunteering in a Museum, which range from exhibit maintenance/tours to artifact cataloguing. I am eager to expand my experience and look outside of Canada for opportunities and New Zealand is especially a place where I'd travel for more experience. 

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Dishy News - A Transferware Blog: GIFTS OF AFFECTION:

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Remaining artefacts to stay at reserve | Otago Daily Times Online News:

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Huge genetic diversity among Papuan New Guinean peoples revealed | Popular Archaeology - exploring the past:

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Saturday, September 16, 2017

Kaikōura and the pyramids: Town fights for UNESCO World Heritage status | Stuff.co.nz:

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PhD Opportunities – ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage, University of Wollongong, Australia - Google Groups: "

Friday, September 15, 2017

Unearthed near Hadrian’s Wall: lost secrets of first Roman soldiers to fight the barbarians | UK news | The Guardian:

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Scythians review – wine, weed and war as the Siberian nomads charge into battle | Art and design | The Guardian:

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The spoils of oils | Christchurch uncovered: "The spoils of oils"

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Vol 8, No 2 (2017):

Journal of Pacific Archaeology - latest issue: TABLE OF CONTENTS"

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Sleeps Standing | Penguin Books New Zealand:

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More than 150 alleged Tasmanian Aboriginal artefacts discovered in raid in Sydney | The Mercury:

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Christchurch uncovered | Exploring Christchurch's past through archaeology: "Artefact stories: 19th century chemists and other subjects…"

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Ancient Egyptian treasures uncovered in tomb near Valley of the Kings | Science | The Guardian:

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Potteries Museum in bid to save Britain’s earliest Iron Age gold – Museum Crush:

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Tomb of early classic Maya ruler found in Guatemala:

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Indigenous groups decry Tasmania off-road vehicle plan: 'This is destruction' | Australia news | The Guardian:

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Cook rediscovered: fishing captain’s lost Endeavour from maritime graveyard:

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Could dig answer Flinders mystery? - Boston Standard:

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Funding for historic Christchurch pumphouse buildings | Scoop News:

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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National living treasure: clay pipe maker

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Forensic Architecture | The MIT Press: " Forensic Architecture has not only shed new light on human rights violations and state crimes across the globe, but has also created a new form of investigative practice that bears its name. The group uses architecture as an optical device to investigate armed conflicts and environmental destruction, as well as to cross-reference a variety of evidence sources, such as new media, remote sensing, material analysis, witness testimony, and crowd-sourcing. "

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Historical treasures discovered in Brisbane's Queen's Wharf development - Breakfast - ABC Radio:

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Stonehenge: £1.6bn tunnel given go-ahead despite concerns | UK | News | Express.co.uk:

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Monday, September 11, 2017

Senior Collection Technician - Pacific Collection Access Project Job in Auckland - SEEK:

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Auckland Heritage Festival:

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Goat domestication and breeding: a jigsaw of historical, biological and molecular data with missing pieces - Amills - 2017 - Animal Genetics - Wiley Online Library:

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Saturday, September 09, 2017

Anthropology Professor Dale Simpson Jr. Hosts History Channel’s ‘Found’ – The Courier:

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Friday, September 08, 2017

Skeletal remains found under demolished pub in Napier - NZ Herald:

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New Dates Obtained for Vindija Neanderthals - Archaeology Magazine:

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Ancient DNA analysis reveals Minoan and Mycenaean origins:

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The Underwater Lion City in China's Qiandao Lake | Sport Diver:

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Thursday, September 07, 2017

Kathryn Hurren writes:

Tēnā koe
The dates for the 2018 New Zealand Archaeology Week is 28 April to 6 May 2018.

The basic objective of New Zealand Archaeology Week is to increase public awareness of archaeology in New Zealand. Archaeology Week will promote the work of New Zealand archaeologists both at home and abroad as well as promote the importance of protecting our archaeological heritage.

As per the event that was held in April 2017 New Zealand Archaeology Week will work on a local level with numerous events happening around the country during the same week.  The function of NZAA during the week will be to co-ordinate and promote events during Archaeology Week but not to run the events themselves.

The types of events that would be appropriate for New Zealand Archaeological Week could include special exhibition at a museum, public talks on archaeological work in New Zealand or abroad, historic walks promoting the archaeology of a town, archaeological site visits and/or visits to an excavation. 

NZAA will break the country into areas and have co-ordinator in each area so that facilitating Archaeology Week is not falling on one person and there is a local contact for people/groups/organisations wishing to set up an event.  We are looking for area coordinators so please contact me if you are interested.

Please contact me at archaeologyweek@nzarchaeology.org for more information or to discuss possible events and/or interest in the proposed New Zealand Archaeological Week 2017. 

Thank you
Kathryn Hurren

NZAA New Zealand Archaeology Week Coordinator 

Meet the Archaeologist Who Helps Find Stolen Art - History in the Headlines:

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What Does Our Trash Say About Us? - VICE:

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A Dramatic Ending: Tomb of the Tang Xianzu, ‘Shakespeare of the Orient’, Has Finally Been Found | Ancient Origins:

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Wednesday, September 06, 2017

2017 Historic Huts of the Ross Dependency | New Zealand Post Stamps:

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Peering through the Sands of Time: Searching for the Origins of Space Archaeology : Feature Articles:

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Secrets Beneath the Sand : Image of the Day:

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