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  • Archaeologist Presents Findings About Glastonbury Native American Site

    Archaeologist Presents Findings About Glastonbury Native American Site
    GLASTONBURY — On a warm fall day in October, the blade of a bulldozer digging a trench near the Connecticut River peeled back a layer of sand, revealing a circular patch of scorched earth. Longtime tobacco farmer and property owner Howard Horton,...
  • Conservancy buys Native American earthwork in Indiana

    A national nonprofit has acquired a 2,000-year-old Native American earthwork in east-central Indiana from a real estate developer. The Star Press (http://tspne.ws/1GQNMgQ ) reports Larry New agreed to sell the property encompassing the Yorktown Enclosure...
  • Native American Discovery In Glastonbury Subject Of Talk

    Native American Discovery In Glastonbury Subject Of Talk
    GLASTONBURY — Dr. Jones has made a discover in the Nayaug section of South Glastonbury. No, not Dr. Indiana Jones. State Archaeologist Dr. Brian Jones will present "An Important Recent Archaeological Discovery in South Glastonbury" Tuesday. The...
  • Argentine archeologists investigate possible Nazi hideout

    Abandoned buildings found in a remote Argentine nature reserve may have been planned as a potential hideout for top Nazi officers, archaeologists said. German coins dating to the 1940s were found at the site in the Teyu Cuare park in Misiones province,...
  • French president calls for preservation of Iraq, Syria art

    French president Francois Hollande has issued a call to preserve the cultural heritage threatened by the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, after extremists have demolished relics and pillaged archaeological sites in both countries. Hollande...
  • Often criticized, Serra gets a reappraisal from historians

    Often criticized, Serra gets a reappraisal from historians
    When archaeologist Ruben Mendoza was a boy, his father was prone to fiery outbursts in the family's mobile home on the tough west side of Fresno. One of the biggest targets of his anger, Mendoza remembers, was the Catholic Church and its California...
  • Neanderthals wore jewelry made of eagle talons, study finds

    Neanderthals wore jewelry made of eagle talons, study finds
    Even Neanderthals liked a little bling. A fresh examination of prehistoric eagle talons discovered more than 100 years ago reveals that our ancient relatives made and wore their own jewelry. The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, indicates that...
  • Archaeologists unearth centuries-old pretzels in Bavaria

    Archaeologists say two pretzels unearthed during a dig on the banks of the Danube in the German city of Regensburg could be more than 300 years old — and are little different to the doughy product available in the state's famous beer halls today....
  • London rail work unearths thousands of skeletons from Bedlam

    They came from every parish of London, and from all walks of life, and ended up in a burial ground called Bedlam. Now scientists hope their centuries-old skeletons can reveal new information about how long-ago Londoners lived — and about the bubonic...
  • IS destroying another ancient archaeological site in Iraq

    Islamic State militants continued their campaign targeting cultural heritage sites in territories they control in northern Iraq, looting and damaging the ancient city of Hatra just one day after bulldozing the historic city of Nimrud, according to Iraqi...
  • Hans G. Goedicke

    Hans G. Goedicke
    Hans G. Goedicke, a renowned Egyptologist who had been chairman of the Johns Hopkins University's department of Near Eastern studies, died of cancer Feb. 24 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 88. "He had retired...