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31.10.07

How Old Tree Rings And Ancient Wood Are Helping Rewrite History


How Old Tree Rings And Ancient Wood Are Helping Rewrite History

Cultic City And Fortress Unearthed In Southern Turkey


Cultic City And Fortress Unearthed In Southern Turkey

Major Pre-Columbian Site Found


Major Pre-Columbian Site Found | LiveScience

Ancient Headless Skeletons Found in Island Grave


Ancient Headless Skeletons Found in Island Grave | LiveScience

Neanderthals 'were flame-haired'


BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Neanderthals 'were flame-haired'

Unearthing Egypt's Greatest Temple


Smithsonian Magazine | History & Archaeology | Unearthing Egypt's Greatest Temple

New Ideas About Human Migration From Asia To Americas


New Ideas About Human Migration From Asia To Americas

How a Volcano Eruption Wiped Away Summer


NPR : How a Volcano Eruption Wiped Away Summer

Canal Linking Ancient Egypt Quarry to Nile Found


Canal Linking Ancient Egypt Quarry to Nile Found

AIA TALK: Desperate Etruscan Houswives

Did desperate Etruscan housewives cause the collapse of a whole civilization? Did the women's antics provoke a Roman army in 264 BC into leveling the rich Etruscan city of Volsinii (modern Orvieto)? Come find out in a talk by Dr. Jean Turfa of the University of Pennsylvania's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. The AIA talk will be Monday 5 November 2007 at 7:30 PM in Chan Auditorium of the Administrative Science Building on the UAH Campus. The following day, Dr. Turfa will speak on "Love and Death in Etruscan Urns," in the Multi-Purpose Room of Frank Franz Hall at 11:10 AM. Please bring a friend. For more information, call 824-6114.

16.10.07

Follow in 385,000 yr-old human footsteps


Follow in 385,000 yr-old human footsteps - Yahoo! News

Catapults Invented Before Theory Explained Them


Catapults Invented Before Theory Explained Them | LiveScience

Ancient Qin Dynasty road discovered in Hunan


Ancient Qin Dynasty road discovered in Hunan -- china.org.cn

Just what did the Mary Rose tell us?


BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | Just what did the Mary Rose tell us?

Israel to Resume Dig Near Temple Mount


The Associated Press: Israel to Resume Dig Near Temple Mount

Ancient Mexican city raises questions about Mesoamerica's Mother Culture


Huastecs

Knights Templar win heresy reprieve after 700 years


Knights Templar win heresy reprieve after 700 years - Yahoo! News

World's oldest wall painting unearthed in Syria


World's oldest wall painting unearthed in Syria | Entertainment | Reuters

Columbus toppled as indigenous people rise up after five centuries


Columbus toppled as indigenous people rise up after five centuries | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited

Letters to the Crocodile God


Letters to the Crocodile God

'Europe's oldest city' found in Cadiz


'Europe's oldest city' found in Cadiz (RSS)

Unlocking the secrets of history: Yemen Mummies


Unlocking the secrets of history - Yemen Times

Stalag Luft III's 'Great Escape' tunnels revealed



Tunnels Found

Greeks Go for All the Marbles In Effort to Get Back Artifacts



Greeks Go for All the Marbles In Effort to Get Back Artifacts - washingtonpost.com

Parthenon Treasures get new home

7.10.07

AIA Talk: Ancient Greek Astronomy (22 October)

Dr. James Evans of the Physics Department and director of the Science, Technology, and Society Program of the University of Puget Sound will give a talk to the North Alabama Chapter of the AIA on "The Material Culture of Ancient Greek Astronomy." The talk will be 22 October at 7:30 PM in Chan Auditorium. He is associate editor of the Journal for the History of Astronomy and the author of The Theory and Practice of Ancient Astronomy (Oxford University Press, 1998) which covers the field from Babylon to the Scientific Revolution. Please come and bring a friend.

6.10.07

Even Without Math, Ancients Engineered Sophisticated Machines


ScienceDaily: Even Without Math, Ancients Engineered Sophisticated Machines

Scholars give us antiquity — the colorized version


Scholars give us antiquity — the colorized version — The Harvard University Gazette

Color of Darius's Beard


tehran times : Expert discusses use of paint on royal tombs at Naqsh-e Rustam

Chinese 'were growing rice 8,000 years ago'


Chinese 'were growing rice 8,000 years ago' - Independent Online Edition > Asia

Ancient Pharaoh Temple Discovered Inside Egypt Mosque

Ancient Pharaoh Temple Discovered Inside Egypt Mosque

Inca Sacrifice Victims "Fattened Up" Before Death


Inca Sacrifice Victims "Fattened Up" Before Death

Iran dam sparks row about ancient Persian Cyrus's relic

Iran dam sparks row about ancient Persian relic - Yahoo! News

Scans reveal lost gravestone text


BBC NEWS | Technology | Scans reveal lost gravestone text

Earthquake Experts at Tel Aviv University Turn to History for Guidance


Tel Aviv University American Council: Earthquake Experts at Tel Aviv University Turn to History for Guidance

Ancient rune stone found


Ancient rune stone found - Aftenposten.no
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