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Thursday, November 26, 2020

 
Chinese representation of ancient man

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Last week, Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities announced a spectacular find. More than 100 elaborately decorated wooden coffins, many containing intact human mummies, were unearthed at the Saqqara necropolis, a burial complex covering 160 square kilometers and located 20 kilometers south of Cairo.


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Ancient blanket made with 11,500 turkey feathers


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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

 

 
Heritage NZ seeks plan to resolve pā tensions at coastal reserve


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6,000 years of arrows emerge from melting Norwegian ice patch


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https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/saturday/audio/2018773781/a-world-history-of-bluff-dr-michael-stevens

Ngāi Tahu historian Dr Michael Stevens has just been recognised by the Royal Society Te Apārangi Te Kōpūnui with a Māori Research Award.


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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

 

Monday, November 23, 2020

 

Scientists Unearth Oldest Figurine Discovered Yet in China

Bird statuette, recovered from a refuse heap, more than doubles the age of the earliest known animal sculpture from East Asia.

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Major new study unveils complexity and vast diversity of Africa's genetic variation


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Sunday, November 22, 2020

 

Friday, November 20, 2020

 

 

Digital pacific

Warm Pacific greetings and welcome

Explore, discover and view thousands of items held in museums, libraries, galleries, and collections around the world. Celebrate the rich and diverse cultures of the Pacific.


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Thursday, November 19, 2020

 

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

 

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

 


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From: John Coster <coster@xtra.co.nz>
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 at 4:31 PM
Subject: Fwd: Principal Advisor Heritage/Environment Job in Wellington - SEEK
To: <glaw@lawas.co.nz>



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From: ICOMOS NZ Secretary <icomosnzsecretary@gmail.com>
To: undisclosed-recipients:;
Date: 16 November 2020 at 18:06
Subject: Fwd: Principal Advisor Heritage/Environment Job in Wellington - SEEK

Kia ora koutou,

A vacancy that some of you may be interested in:


Amanda Mulligan and Chessa Stevens
Co-Secretaries
ICOMOS New Zealand Te Mana O Ngā Pouwhenua O Te Ao


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Monday, November 16, 2020

 



 

https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/morningreport/audio/2018772950/archaeology-project-planning-to-find-and-exhume-unmarked-graves

An archaeology project to find and exhume unmarked graves at a Central Otago cemetery begins today.

The delicate University of Otago task at the 150-year-old Drybread Cemetery, near Omakau, will take about a month.

 

Ta

 

That was an old one - I did get her most recent tho

 

Cheers

 

Garry

Garry Law

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On Tue, 27 Oct 2020 at 13:40, Moira White <Moira.White@otagomuseum.nz> wrote:

Kia ora Garry

 

In case you missed it:

 

Mary O'Keefe from Heritage Solutions is a treasure hunter - though in her case treasure might be an old poster or pieces of an old ceramic plate.

https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/standing-room-only/audio/201833786/archaeologist-mary-o'keefe-looks-for-hidden-treasure

 

cheers,

Moira

 

MOIRA WHITE

                                                                                    

Curator, Humanities

OTAGO MUSEUM

 

moira.white@otagomuseum.nz

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Sunday, November 15, 2020

 

 

Māori architecture far more sophisticated than people think


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Saturday, November 14, 2020

 

Friday, November 13, 2020

 

Maungakiekie One Tree Hill, The Archaeological Story of a Māori Town

Aileen Fox and Susan Bulmer

Preface by Malcolm Peterson

2020 Cornwall Park Trust Board. 36pp. 210x260. ISBN 978 0 473 48286 2


"The first edition of this booklet was written by Aileen Fox and published by Cornwall Park in 1978. It was long out of print when Sue Bulmer, with Aileen's approval, commenced a revision and enlargement. She was prevented by ill health in completing the task and this edition has been completed with the endorsement of her family."

Available at Huia Lodge Cornwall Park $10.00

Thursday, November 12, 2020

 

Islands in the Anthropocene

Research in the archaeology of islands and maritime landscapes. 
An exciting opportunity exists for a commencing PhD student to join a group of leading scholars in archaeology and cultural heritage to undertake research contextualising past, present, and future occupation of island environments.

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Ngā Kākano: Decolonising and Indigenising Museums

 

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

 
Thanks Zac

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On Wed, 11 Nov 2020 at 3:41 PM, Garry Law <glawnz@gmail.com> wrote:


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Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 at 2:26 PM
Subject: newsletter
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Zac
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Garry Law

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027 5665764

 

 

 

The children of Cora Villa

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

 

 

The Dunedin Museum of Natural Mystery

Ed: Had never heard of this. Looks like a revivification of an antiquarian's house museum - the origins of modern museums.

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Cooking preferences were apparently a major driver of acceptance of crop staples in prehistoric China:

https://phys.org/news/2020-11-local-cooking-drove-crop-staples.html


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Sunday, November 08, 2020

 
Druids face defeat as bulldozers get set for Stonehenge bypass


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Saturday, November 07, 2020

 

Friday, November 06, 2020

 
Newfound survivor camp may explain fate of the famed Lost Colony of Roanoke


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Australia Post - Stamp issue on  UNESCO world cultural heritage sites.
This stamp issue features the properties in Australia inscribed solely for their outstanding cultural importance. 
Ed: Still waiting here aye? And its not NZ Post that are laggards.

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