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Sunday, February 25, 2018

 
White Settlers Buried the Truth About the Midwest’s Mysterious Mound Cities | History | Smithsonian:



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Miss Fisher's new case is close to home - National Indigenous Times: "About 90km of old 4WD tracks were closed in July 2012 after an official report found they were causing extensive damage to archaeological sites."



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Saturday, February 24, 2018

 
Science Says: European art scene began with Neanderthals - NZ Herald:



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National Archaeology Week - Posts: "Call for Sessions and Papers: Sydney Historical Archaeology Practitioners' (SHAP) Workshop 2018

The Sydney Historical Archaeology Practitioners' (SHAP) Workshop will be running again this year on the 18th of May at the Big Dig Archaeology Centre at The Rocks, Sydney, proudly organised by Extent Heritage.

The 2018 theme is: The Role of Archaeology in Heritage Conservation."



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All the wild horses are extinct: study | News | DW | 23.02.2018:



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Friday, February 23, 2018

 
Black Map, Christchurch
Much of the CBD was destroyed and many significant historic buildings were lost in the event. In the aftermath of the earthquake observers noted that damage in the central city sometimes seemed to follow the lines of old water courses and streams, as shown on the earliest maps of the town.

 
Europe’s first cave artists were Neandertals, newly dated paintings show | Science | AAAS:



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UC Events | Buried Treasure - new exhibition at the Teece Museum | University of Canterbury:

 
Royal Society Te Apārangi - 2018 Medals and Awards - Call for Nominations:



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Thursday, February 22, 2018

 
The Archaeology of Wealth Inequality | History | Smithsonian:



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Armenian archaeologist banned from conference for research in occupied lands of Azerbaijan:
 "..... the ban was explained by the decision of UNESCO which prohibits conduct of archaeological researches in unresolved conflict areas."



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Archaeologists find two historic cannons at Fort Cornwallis | The Malaysian Insight:


 
Former city archaeologist to lead St. Patrick's Day Parade:

"This year’s Grand Marshal will be Carl Halbirt, City of St. Augustine Archaeologist."

Ed: Well who better, but do you have to be "former" to lead?




 
Archaeologist Mary Leakey Would Be 105 Today:



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Arrival of Beaker folk changed Britain forever, ancient DNA study shows | Science | The Guardian:



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See Rome’s Baths of Caracalla As They Once Were Thanks to New Virtual Reality Technology | ITALY Magazine:



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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

 
'Loneliest tree' records human epoch - BBC News:

 
Search results | UC QuakeStudies:

Search on "archaeology"



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Search results | UC QuakeStudies:

Canterbury earthquakes site. Search on "heritage"



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Archaeologists in Mexico Discover Treasures of Mayan Civilization and Giant Sloth Fossils in Vast Underwater Cave:



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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

 
Homo erectus may have been a sailor – and able to speak | Science | The Guardian:



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Canterbury Provincial Chambers to remain mothballed for 11 years | Stuff.co.nz:



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Rare Roman boxing gloves found near Hadrian's Wall | UK news | The Guardian:



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K-9-Artifact-Finders: "Finding target scents linked to illegally looted artifacts will equip customs officers with the advanced tool they need to nab heritage traffickers and their smuggled cultural property packages at airports, cargo facilities, and other ports of entry. "



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Why are these 1860s houses buried on Lonsdale St? - Saturday Breakfast - ABC Radio:



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Journal of Pacific Archaeology:  VOL 9, NO 1 (2018)

ARTICLES

Ancient DNA evidence for the introduction and dispersal of dogs in New Zealand
Karen Greig, James Boocock, Melinda S. Allen, Richard Walter, Elizabeth Matisoo-Smith



The Field of War: LiDAR Identification of Earthwork Defences on Tongatapu Island, Kingdom of Tonga
Phillip Anthony Parton, Geoffrey Clark, Christian Reepmeyer, David Burley



Coastal and Inland Settlement on Raiʻatea (Society Islands) During the Development/Expansion, Classic, and Post-Contact Phases
Jennifer G. Kahn



New taxonomic records and regional trends for the Marquesan prehistoric marine fishery, Eiao Island, Polynesia
Ariana Lambrides, Marshall Weisler, Michel Charleux



RESEARCH REPORTS

Archaeological Reconnaisance and the First Radiocarbon Dates From Simbo Island, Western Province, Solomon Islands
Hannah Haas, Todd J. Braje, Matthew Lauer, Scott M. Fitzpatrick, Lawrence Kiko, Grinta Ale'eke



LiDAR Imagery Confirms Extensive Interior Land-Use on Tutuila, American Sāmoa
Ethan E. Cochrane, Joseph Mills"


Sunday, February 18, 2018

 
Old bridge on Kingsford Smith Drive tells of city's early convict days:

(Brisbane)



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Saturday, February 17, 2018

 
Dig reveals depth of history:



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Friday, February 16, 2018

 
The changing face of a 19th century farmstead | Christchurch uncovered:



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Mungo Man: What to do next with Australia's oldest human remains? - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation):



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Laser scanning reveals 'lost' ancient Mexican city had as many buildings as Manhattan | Science | The Guardian:



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Rock Art in Chile's Atacama Depicts Ancient Whale Hunts:



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Once Neolithic urns now painted vases - QAGOMA Blog:

Ed: Bizzare



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"Welcome to the 11th edition of Heritage New Zealand’s Archaeologists' Newsletter"



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Basalt geochemistry reveals high frequency of prehistoric tool exchange in low hierarchy Marquesas Islands (Polynesia), Melinda S Allen - Academia.edu:

 
Russell BECK Death Notice - Invercargill, Southland | The Southland Times:

 "BECK, Russell Joseph:
Peacefully at Invercargill, on Saturday, 10 February 2018. Aged 76 years."

 
Oldest Dutch work of art found at the bottom of the North Sea - DutchNews.nl:



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Thursday, February 15, 2018

 
A mystery solved - Google Groups:



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ABORIGINAL HERITAGE FIND UNEARTHS EVIDENCE OF EARLY INNOVATION | Sydney Light Rail:

Ed: This has been controversial from its first discovery. Their status as artefacts has been questioned. The origin of the material further adds to the doubt.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

 
The Walton Fund - NZ Archaeological Association: "NZAA is pleased to announce the first call for applications for grants from the Tony Walton Fund. Tony Walton was the NZAA central Filekeeper for nearly 30 years, a scrupulous worker and a long-time advocate of the Site Recording Scheme."



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