Archaeology in the News

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Here are some links to recent news from the world of archaeology.

Unesco rejects Palestinian heritage proposal

Israel and Palestine: who owns what? While officials squabble over heritage sites, non-government experts are working behind the scenes to propose solutions

Egyptian pyramids found by infra-red satellite images

More than a thousand years ago, an adult and three small children were buried high atop Huaca Pucllana, a ceremonial complex in the center of what is now the modern city of Lima, Peru.

Ancient settlement of Dian Culture found in Yunnan

New power elite emerged in medieval Iceland as the island became Norwegian

Mayan Funerary Offering Found Inside Mexican Sinkhole Cave

NY historians find new, peaceful gravesite for mysterious leather-clad wanderer from 1800s

After years of protests, the asphalt at a parking lot at Virginia Commonwealth University will be removed in order to reclaim the site as a cemetery for slaves and free African Americans.

Florida deep-sea explorers fight Spain over shipwreck treasure in Atlanta’s federal appeals court

Oregon’s Hidden Forest Cave in the Deschutes National Forest has been vandalized. Art is the cave was probably painted by ancestors to the members of the Klamath Tribe or the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs.

Researchers replicate rare cuneiform tablets using 3-D scanning and printing

Did Llama Dung Spur the Rise of Andean Civilization?

Egypt: 7 New Kingdom tombs to be opened at Saqqara

Archaeologists peeling back layers of history beneath a historic synagogue in Baltimore have uncovered what is believed to be the oldest Jewish ritual bath complex in the United States.

Archaeologists surveying the ground at Liverpool Street station in preparation for Crossrail tunnelling have unearthed hundreds of skeletons on the site of a historic mental health hospital.

900-year-old manuscript of Quran found in the Pakistani city of Jhelum

Scientists Fight University of California to Study Rare Ancient Skeletons

South America’s Oldest Textiles Identified With Carbon Dating

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