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Friday, September 30, 2016

 
3,400-year-old beads found in Nordic graves made by King Tut's glassmaker - Archaeology - Haaretz - Israel News | Haaretz.com:

 
If archaeology students can't cope with 'scary bones', they really are doomed | Coffee House:

 
Possible Chinese Skeletons Could Rewrite Roman History - History in the Headlines:

 
Aboriginal rock art mapped in Kimberley as surveys build database, chronicle life of 'the old people' - ABC News 

Thursday, September 29, 2016

 
Danielle Trilford. writes: 
The NZAA annual conference is in Thames over Weds 21 to Saturday 24 June, 2017. The theme is to focus on the 150th anniversary of the discovery of the Thames Goldfields.

 
If archaeology students can't cope with 'scary bones', they really are doomed | Coffee House:

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

 
Boomerangs Were Lethal Weapons of War, Skeleton Suggests:

 
Aboriginal rock art mapped in Kimberley as surveys build database, chronicle life of 'the old people' - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation):

Friday, September 23, 2016

 
What East Anglia Threw Away | What the Victorians Threw Away:

 
Why Australia is home to one of the largest language families in the world | Science | AAAS:

 
Neandertals made their own jewelry, new method confirms | Science | AAAS:

 
Scientists Virtually Unroll, Read Ancient Biblical Scroll - History in the Headlines:

 
Christchurch uncovered | Exploring Christchurch's past through archaeology:

Picturing Christchurch

 
Australian Archaeological Association:

"Vale Emeritus Professor John Mulvaney AO, CMG, FAHA
1925 - 2016
John Mulvaney, the first university-trained prehistorian to make Australian archaeology his subject, has died at age 90."

 
DNA detectives rewrite human history - Front Page - Top Stories - NZ Herald News:

Thursday, September 22, 2016

 
Human DNA tied mostly to single exodus from Africa long ago 

 
Cut-throat academia leads to 'natural selection of bad science', claims study | Science | The Guardian:

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

 
The Tunnel Through Time by Gillian Tindall review – the treasures Crossrail has uncovered | Books | The Guardian:

 
WANTED: OUTSTANDING PHD STUDENTS TO JOIN THE CBAP TEAM - School of Archaeology and Anthropology - ANU:
In histories of world archaeology the Pacific and Island Southeast Asia are essentially absent. This project seeks nothing less than to create a new sub-field within Pacific archaeology: the serious study of its history from its beginnings in the speculations of early European and American explorers on the origins of Pacific peoples, to its growth spurt and professionalisation following World War II."

 
10 Top Lidar Sensors For UAVs| DroneZon:

 
Anglo-Saxon 'palace' found at Rendlesham near Sutton Hoo site - BBC News:


 
Major Archaeological Find in Iceland | Iceland Review:

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

 
Taumako Monograph:

 Archaeology on Taumako: A Polynesian Outlier in the Eastern Solomon Islands
Foss leach and Janet Davidson
New Zealand Journal of Archaeology Special Publication
2008

Special Offer: $20 +postage




 
Amateur archaeologist finds ‘phenomenal’ trove of rock engravings | Science | The Guardian:

 
Amateur archaeologist finds ‘phenomenal’ trove of rock engravings | Science | The Guardian:

 
Skin Proteins Reveal How Mummies Died:


 
Stone Tool Discovery Pushes Back The Archaeological Record By 700,000 Years | IFLScience:

 
Archaeology student first to receive Heritage Protection Scholarship | Voxy.co.nz:

Saturday, September 17, 2016

 
WA's largest Aboriginal rock art gallery hopes to attract tourists, create jobs - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation):

Friday, September 16, 2016

 
The blue in your blue jeans may have originated in Peru at least 6000 years ago | Science | AAAS:

 
The blue in your blue jeans may have originated in Peru at least 6000 years ago | Science | AAAS:

 
Scientists reveal most accurate depiction of a dinosaur ever created | Elsa Panciroli | Science | The Guardian:

 
The Jewish Press » » Archaeologists Restore Second Temple Courtyard Flooring with Help from Mathematician:

 
Vivius Marcianus: how the Great Fire of 1666 revealed London’s Roman past | History Extra:

 
Archaeologists discover world’s first settlement destroyed by tsunami in Gujarat | india-news | Hindustan Times:

 
World's oldest snowshoe found on a glacier in Italy's Dolomites:

 
HMS Terror: Ship found in the Arctic 168 years after Northwest Passage attempt:


 
Neolithic figurine, over 7,000 years old, unearthed at Turkey’s Çatalhöyük - Daily Sabah:

 
Ynetnews Travel - Oldest human remains found outside Tel Aviv:

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

 
The Lascaux cave paintings discovered | History Today:

"The Paleolithic illustrations were found on September 12th, 1940"

 
Oceana case before 3 councils | Otago Daily Times Online News:

 "Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, which is still in discussions with Oceana, does not want consents issued unless five sites in the area remain unaffected,"

Monday, September 12, 2016

 
Christchurch uncovered | Exploring Christchurch's past through archaeology:

 "Spirits, Skittles and a Stolen Goose: The Life and Times of the Caversham Hotel"

 
Christchurch uncovered | Exploring Christchurch's past through archaeology:

 "Spirits, Skittles and a Stolen Goose: The Life and Times of the Caversham Hotel"

 
Jacinda v David: 'Is anyone protecting our heritage buildings?' | Stuff.co.nz:

Saturday, September 10, 2016

 
AAA2016 Conference | Australian Archaeological Association | AAA:

"6-8 December 2016 – Terrigal, NSW"

 
Berndt Museum flour bin reveals treasure trove of lost Aboriginal artefacts - ABC News 

 
Eagle Rock Shelter offers new insights into Paleo-Indian culture - Delta County Independent:

Friday, September 09, 2016

 
$283.5 million awarded to nine ARC Centres of Excellence | Australian Research Council:

"The ARC Centre of Excellence of Australian Biodiversity and Heritage, at the University of Wollongong, will establish a world-class, interdisciplinary research programme to understand Australia’s unique biodiversity and heritage. The Centre, led by Professor Richard Roberts, will track changes to Australia’s environment to examine the processes responsible for the changes, and the lessons that can be used to continue to adapt to Australia’s changing environment."

 
Early warning signs that foretell imminent societal collapse new study:


 
Throughout history humans have preferred their pigs to be black, suggests study:

 
Blood-Guzzling Brain Key To Evolution Of Human Intelligence | Aerospace | Tech | Australian Popular Science:

 
Fake antiquities flood out of Syria as smugglers fail to steal masterpieces amid the chaos of war | The Independent:

Thursday, September 08, 2016

 
Did the Dakota Access Pipeline Company Deliberately Destroy Sacred Sioux Burial Sites? | Democracy Now!:

 
Judge Fails to Block Dakota Pipeline Construction After Burial Sites Destroyed | Inside Climate News:

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

 
Fine building’s demolition shameful | The Gisborne Herald:

 
Auckland Heritage Festival: 

"Over 200 free or low-cost events, many with children's activities - from 24 September to 9 October."


 
The Real Paleo Diet? It Might Have Included Bread - NBC News:

 
Blood-Guzzling Brain Key To Evolution Of Human Intelligence | Aerospace | Tech | Australian Popular Science:

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

 
Australasian Society for Human Biology 30th Annual Conference 

"Australasian Society for Human Biology 30th Annual Conference Registration
4-8 December 2016
The Hunter Centre, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand"

 
David Connolly - QGIS for Archaeologists.

 
New Mary Rose website to help public and scientists unravel wreck's mysteries | Science | The Guardian:

 
Evidence of 9,000-year-old stone houses found on Australian island | Science | The Guardian:


Sunday, September 04, 2016

 
PLOS ONE: Into the Past: A Step Towards a Robust Kimberley Rock Art Chronology:

 
Archaeology and Australia’s Pacific neighbours

Saturday, September 03, 2016

 
Archaeology as Disaster Capitalism

Ed: This is challenging.

 
Seals, sharks and shipwrecks: 3D mapping the Lady Darling shipwreck | Australian National Maritime Museum:

 
From Timbuktu to Grimsby, heritage deserves to be revered and restored | Simon Jenkins | Culture | The Guardian:

Friday, September 02, 2016

 
Christchurch uncovered | Exploring Christchurch's past through archaeology:

"The acclimatisation affair (or how we learned not to underestimate the power of the possum)"

 
Heritage Rescue:

On Heritage Rescue this week, Choice TV Sunday 7:30 pm, Brigid and the team take on a very different kind of museum challenge in Christchurch – to create a pop-up container exhibit featuring artifacts found as a result of the earthquakes that will get children excited about archeology and the history of their city.

 
Top Archaeological Finds-from-the-Air List Shows Aerial Technology is Transforming Understanding of the Past | Historic England:

 
From Timbuktu to Grimsby, heritage deserves to be revered and restored | Simon Jenkins | Culture | The Guardian:

Thursday, September 01, 2016

 
Seals, sharks and shipwrecks: 3D mapping the Lady Darling shipwreck | Australian National Maritime Museum:



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