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7,000 year-old town discovered near Luxor, Egypt

 

The town was discovered across the Nile from Luxor

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A 7,000 year-old lost town has been discovered near Luxor in Egypt –

 

Egypt has unearthed a city more than 7,000 years old and a cemetery dating back to its first dynasty in the southern province of Sohag, the antiquities ministry has said. 90 more words

Archaeology

Newly Unearthed Egyptian Sarcophagus

There is still so much to be discovered about the cosmos, medicine,  psychology, nature … and human history.

Claire Voon’s story at Hyperallergic about a “new” 2,800-year-old painted sarcophagus is a case in point. 242 more words

Great Ryburgh dig finds 81 'rare' Anglo-Saxon coffins

Archaeologists have discovered 81 “extremely rare” tree-trunk coffins at a “previously unknown” early Christian Anglo-Saxon community’s cemetery.

Found at Great Ryburgh in Norfolk, their “remarkable preservation” was due to the waterlogged conditions of the river valley. 301 more words

History

Society for American Archaeology Publishes Magazine on Video Games & Archaeology

If you’re interested in the up-and-coming academic discipline of “archaeogaming”, you should check out the Society for American Archaeology’s November 2016 magazine (which can be… 274 more words

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Museums, Curation and Stardew Valley

Lately I’ve been really into a game called Stardew Valley. It’s a RPG that almost combines Harvest Moon with Animal Crossing developed by Concerned Ape. It’s a very cute game. 641 more words

Gaming

Celebrating 30 Years of World Heritage at Stonehenge and Avebury

 

 

The Cove, Avebury

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This year Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site is celebrating 30 years since its inscription on to the World Heritage list in 1986. 139 more words

Archaeology

Can Detectorists be Archaeologists?

Can Detectorists be Archaeologists? News by Roy Goutté of an upcoming conference.

The author ‘sweeping’ the line of a long lost track-way

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