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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Earliest evidence for dog breeding found on remote Siberian island | Science | AAAS:

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Rock art conservation: Volunteers uncover past of Aboriginal axe head grinding grooves - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation):

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An archaeological treasure trove! | Christchurch uncovered:

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Traces of some of South America’s earliest people found under ancient dirt pyramid | Science | AAAS:

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Destruction continues at star-shaped heritage site that parliament pledged to protect | Matangi Tonga:

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Archtools : Archaeologists Gel Knee Pads:

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Scientists decide to bury 5,000-year-old lost city in Pakistan | The Independent:

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New database charts 20,000 at-risk archaeological sites in the Middle East | The Times of Israel:

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Grassy beginning for earliest Homo -- ScienceDaily:

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Polynesian Voyaging Society Announces Death of Founder Ben Finney | Hawaii News and Island Information:

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Two missing World War II B-25 bombers documented by Project Recover off Papua New Guinea: Latest discovery follows successful identification and documentation of 5 missing World War II aircraft in 2016 -- ScienceDaily:

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Meet Wixson, the Covetable New Lingerie Brand Helmed by a Former Archaeologist - Vogue:

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Three Stones Make a Wall review: Gripping tale of archaeology's greatest wonders:

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Why the Wairau Bar is so important - The Listener:

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Christchurch uncovered | Exploring Christchurch's past through archaeology: "The Trooper"

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Gladiatorial politics: Two Italian parties are fighting over the Colosseum | The Economist:

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Sunday, May 21, 2017

Cave dig shows the earliest Australians enjoyed a coastal lifestyle:

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Ratepayers have their say | Otago Daily Times Online News: "

The Phoenix Mill Restoration Trust asked for $10,000 to engage an archaeologist in its reconstruction of the historic waterwheel."

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East African Hominin Diet Studied:

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Ancient Horse DNA Shows Scythian Warriors Were Adept Domesticators - The New York Times:

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Government announces $10m to go towards protecting New Zealand's history | Stuff.co.nz:

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Historic Turkish tomb moved to make way for hydroelectric dam | World news | The Guardian:

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Skulls Found in China Are Part Human, Part Neanderthal | Time.com:

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

 The first series of Heritage Rescue replays on Choice TV from this Saturday at 6:30 pm.

beehive.govt.nz - Heritage NZ and Maori Heritage Council changes:

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

'Unique and rare': Artefacts dating back thousands of years back on show in Christchurch | 1 NEWS NOW | TVNZ:

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Stolen skulls heading back from Sweden:

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James Logie Memorial Collection - University of Canterbury - New Zealand:

"In May 2017, the new Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities will open on Level 1 of the Chemistry Building at 3 Hereford Street, in the historic Christchurch Arts Centre."

Circumstantial evidence clinches the case: how careful archaeology corrects misunderstandings:

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Opus International Consultants Ltd Recruitment: Job Description:

"We are currently looking to ramp up
our Christchurch team by 3 archaeologists in total.
 Our Christchurch based archaeology and heritage team have a healthy pipeline of projects now and on the horizon, so following recent seismic events we offer a 12-month fixed term key role to provide valuable seniority and expertise to our clients and network of consultants."

Archaeologists uncover 17 mummies in Egyptian necropolis | World news | The Guardian:

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Historic Turkish tomb moved to make way for hydroelectric dam | World news | The Guardian:

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Christchurch uncovered | Exploring Christchurch's past through archaeology: "So far, yet so close…"

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Sunday, May 14, 2017

JCU team says hominid lived alongside modern humans – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News:

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Changes in Early Stone Age tool production have ‘musical’ ties – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News:

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Venue, Dinner and Accommodation - Australian Institute for Maritime Archeology: "AIMA 2017 Conference: Adelaide, South Australia


22nd and 23rd September"

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Archaeological remains of ancient, vast, densely populated 'city' found in Savaii - Samoa Planet:

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ARTEFACT OF THE MONTH: Pentridge Prison Fork:

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Excavating rubbish dumps - Google Groups:

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National Archaeology Student Conference: "The 2017 the National Archaeology Student Conference will be held by The University Melbourne, September 1st-3rd. "

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