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Vast ancient necropolis in southern France reveals the path to Christianity was slow More than 300 tombs were recovered in the town of the Bouc-Bel-Air.  necropolis France

Vast ancient necropolis in southern France reveals the path to Christianity was slow More than 300 tombs were recovered in the town of the Bouc-Bel-Air.

Wealth of finds uncovered during second archaeology dig at site of Richard III’s grave | HeritageDaily – Latest Archaeology News, Archaeology Magazine

Wealth of finds uncovered during second archaeology dig at site of Richard III’s grave - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

Paleorivers across Sahara may have supported ancient human migration routes | HeritageDaily – Latest Archaeology News, Archaeology Magazine

Sand dunes in the Rub' al Khali ("Empty quarter") of Saudi Arabia. The largest sand desert on Earth.

Queen Tiye, wife of Amenhotep III, mother of Akhenaten, grandmother of Tutankhamun; her 3,300-year-old remains . http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/09/150929-king-tut-tomb-nefertiti-egypt-archaeology/#/

Queen Tiye, wife of Amenhotep III, mother of Akhenaten, grandmother of Tutankhamun; her remains

Britain's greatest treasure hoard reveals how goldsmiths fooled the Anglo-Saxon world - News - Archaeology - The Independent

Treasure hoard reveals how goldsmiths cheated their Saxon clients

Scientists examining Britain's greatest Anglo-Saxon gold treasure collection have discovered it is not quite as golden as they thought. Tests reveal that the century goldsmiths used sophisticated techniques to make karat gold look like karat material.

An application has now been made to make the site surrounding the old fire station an ‘area of high archeological potential’  after ice age tools were found two years ago    http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/surrey-news/archaeology-tests-needed-site-old-10930731

Guildford's old fire station to see more archaeological tests

An application has now been made to make the site surrounding the old fire station an ‘area of high archeological potential’ after ice age tools were found two years ago

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Forensic Archaeology at the University of Leicester

The boneyard of the bizarre that rewrites our Celtic past to include hybrid-animal monster myths - News - Archaeology - The Independent

The boneyard of the bizarre that rewrites our Celtic past to include hybrid-animal monster myths

Ancient Mediterranean cultures thought nothing of splicing different animals together to form fantastical mythical beasts, such as the half-lion, half-goat chimera or the half-lion, half-eagle griffin.

Maya blue is the brilliant long-lasting pigment that coloured the Maya world and is one of just a handful of man-made pigments known to the ancient world. It had special significance to the Maya , and was associated with sacrifice and Maya deities, including the rain god Chaak.

Anyone who has lived in the Maya world for any time at all knows that the Maya are magicians with color. One of puzzlements of the historical Maya has been how they created a blue color that was mo…

CORNISH GOLD: 'Geological estimates indicate that up to 200 kilos of gold, worth in modern terms almost £5 million, was extracted in the Early Bronze Age from Cornwall and West Devon’s rivers – mainly between the 22nd and 17th centuries BC. New archaeological and metallurgical research suggests that substantial amounts were exported to Ireland, with smaller quantities probably also going to France.' (pic: in Ireland; The Independent, 4 June 2015).     ✫ღ⊰n

Cornwall was scene of prehistoric gold rush, says new research

Cornwall was scene of prehistoric gold rush, says new research - News - Archaeology - The Independent

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