Monday , 1 September 2014

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 10-25-13

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 10-25-13

If you missed anything from the ASOR facebook or twitter pages this week, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up some of this week’s archaeology news into one convenient post. If we missed ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 10-18-13

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 10-18-13

If you missed anything from the ASOR facebook or twitter pages this week, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up some of this week’s archaeology news into one convenient post. If we missed ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 10-12-13

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 10-12-13

If you missed anything from the ASOR facebook or twitter pages this week, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up some of this week’s archaeology news into one convenient post. If we missed ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 10-4-13

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 10-4-13

If you missed anything from the ASOR facebook or twitter pages this week, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up some of this week’s archaeology news into one convenient post. If we missed ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 9-27-13

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 9-27-13

If you missed anything from the ASOR facebook or twitter pages this week, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up some of this week’s archaeology news into one convenient post. If we missed ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 9-20-13

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 9-20-13

If you missed anything from the ASOR facebook or twitter pages this week, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up some of this week’s archaeology news into one convenient post. If we missed ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 9-13-13

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 9-13-13

Happy Friday the 13th! If you missed anything from the ASOR facebook or twitter pages this week, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up some of this week’s archaeology news into one conven ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 9-06-13

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 9-06-13

If you missed anything from the ASOR facebook or twitter pages this week, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up some of this week’s archaeology news into one convenient post. If we missed ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 8-30-2013

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 8-30-2013

If you missed anything from the ASOR facebook or twitter pages this week, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up some of this week’s archaeology news into one convenient post. If we missed ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 8-2-13

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 8-2-13

The University of Leicester team lifted the lid of a medieval stone coffin only to find a lead coffin inside, during the final week of their second dig at the Grey Friars site, wh ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 7-18-13

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 7-18-13

Archaeologists tunnelling beneath the main temple of the ancient Maya city of El Perú-Waka’ in northern Guatemala have discovered an intricately carved stone monument with hierogl ...

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Archaeology in the News! 7-12-13

Archaeology in the News! 7-12-13

The oldest inscription found in Jerusalem is a 3,000-year-old text, in an unknown language on the top of a jug, is earliest alphabetical writing ever found in city. However ASOR M ...

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Biomolecular Archaeology & the Westward Spread of Wine

Biomolecular Archaeology & the Westward Spread of Wine

From the Penn Museum France is renowned the world over as a leader in the crafts of viticulture and winemaking—but the beginnings of French viniculture have been largely unknown, ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 6-28-2013

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 6-28-2013

ASOR member Jodi Magness' excavation at Huqoq has unearthed another mosaic featuring Samson. The mosaics, which consist of hundreds of tiny stone cubes, depict scenes from in the ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 6-14-13

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 6-14-13

The secret to making sustainable, strong concrete may have been at the bottom the Mediterranean Sea for the past 2,000 years: Researchers believe that the ancient Romans created c ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 6-7-13

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 6-7-13

The ivory carvings and plaques found at the 8th century BCE Phoenician city of Arslan Tash — “Stone Lion” — may appear as flat monochrome objects when viewed in museums today, but ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 5-31-13

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 5-31-13

  Parts of the Dead Sea Scrolls are up for sale – in tiny pieces. Nearly 70 years after the discovery of the world's oldest biblical manuscripts, the Palestinian family who o ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 5-24-13

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 5-24-13

An international team of researchers including Colorado State University professors Christopher Fisher and Stephen Leisz have been utilizing LiDAR technology to seek ancient settl ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 5-17-13

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 5-17-13

Will Egypt’s illustrious heritage fall into oblivion under the toll of urban and agricultural encroachment? Nevine El-Aref finds that serious problems are facing some of the natio ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 5-3-13

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 5-3-13

To see Sana’a’s Old City for the first time is like “a vision of a childhood dream world of fantasy castles,” a visitor once remarked, but official neglect and unruly construction ...

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