Archaeology Magazine
yesterday at 20:00. Facebook
ICYMI: After two decades of legal battles, the 9,000-year-old remains dubbed Kennewick Man by scientists and the Ancient One by Native Americans have been reburied.

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(Brittney Tatchell/Smithsonian Institution)
Archaeology Magazine
yesterday at 18:30. Facebook
The face of a Pictish man murdered some 1,400 years ago in Scotland has been recreated.

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(University of Dundee)
Archaeology Magazine
yesterday at 17:00. Facebook
A pair of mummified legs housed in Turin’s Egyptian Museum appear to have belonged to Egypt’s Queen Nefertari.

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(HIP / Art Resource, NY)
Archaeology Magazine
02/24/2017 at 21:30. Facebook
Buildings in Bolton, England, are being surveyed for examples of medieval markings designed to fend off evil spirits and bad omens.

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(Bolton Archaeology and Egyptology Society)
Archaeology Magazine
02/24/2017 at 20:30. Facebook
Some Neanderthal DNA passed down to people living today continues to help control gene expression.

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(Wikimedia Commons)
Archaeology Magazine
02/24/2017 at 19:25. Facebook
A temple dedicated to the Indo-Iranian god Mithras has been discovered on the island of Corsica.

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(Denis Gliksman/INRAP)
Archaeology Magazine
02/24/2017 at 18:26. Facebook
At Thomas Jefferson’s plantation Monticello, archaeologists believe they have excavated the living quarters of Sally Hemings, the enslaved woman with whom Jefferson is thought to have fathered several children.

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(©Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello)
Archaeology Magazine
02/24/2017 at 17:20. Facebook
Excavation of a theater in London that was the main venue for Shakespeare’s plays from 1597-99 uncovered a hidden passageway under the stage where actors could move undetected.

archaeology.org/issues/250-1703/trenches/5288-trenches-england-curtain-theatre

(© Courtesy Museum of London Archaeology)
Archaeology Magazine
02/24/2017 at 16:20. Facebook
A matrilineal dynasty may have controlled Pueblo Bonito, one of the villages at the Ancestral Peubloan site of Chaco Canyon, a new DNA study finds.

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(Photo by Roderick Mickens, American Museum of Natural History)
Archaeology Magazine
02/23/2017 at 21:06. Facebook
#TBT The world's oldest artificial toe, dating to between 950 and 710 B.C., was discovered in Thebes, Egypt.

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(Courtesy of University of Manchester)
Archaeology Magazine
02/23/2017 at 19:52. Facebook
Rare painting fragments have been found at Pi-Ramesse, the Egyptian capital during the reign of Ramesses II.

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(Qantir-Pi-Ramesse Projects. Photographer Robert Stetefeld)
Archaeology Magazine
02/23/2017 at 18:20. Facebook
A Roman house dating to the 1st or 2nd century A.D., its walls decorated with elaborate frescoes, has been discovered in northern Israel.

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(Dan Schowalter)
Archaeology Magazine
02/23/2017 at 17:10. Facebook
The foundations of annealing ovens used in a 19th-century glass works were revealed in an excavation in Philadelphia.

archaeology.org/issues/253-1703/letter-from/5303-empire-of-glass

(Courtesy AECOM, Digging I-95)
Archaeology Magazine
02/23/2017 at 16:06. Facebook
From the archives in honor of Black History Month: An excavation at a Maryland tobacco plantation is helping a community to connect with its enslaved ancestors.

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(Courtesy Maryland Department of Transportation, State Highway Administration)
Archaeology Magazine
02/22/2017 at 21:45. Facebook
Buildings in Bolton, England, are being surveyed for examples of medieval markings designed to fend off evil spirits and bad omens.

archaeology.org/news/5320-170221-england-medieval-graffiti

(Bolton Archaeology and Egyptology Society)
Archaeology Magazine
02/22/2017 at 20:45. Facebook
A matrilineal dynasty may have controlled Pueblo Bonito, one of the villages at the Ancestral Peubloan site of Chaco Canyon, a new DNA study finds.

archaeology.org/news/5326-170222-chaco-canyon-matrilineal-dynasty

(Douglas Kennett/Penn State University)
Archaeology Magazine
02/22/2017 at 19:45. Facebook
Children’s footprints dating back more than 3,000 years have been found at Pi-Ramesse, the Egyptian capital during the reign of Ramesses II.

archaeology.org/news/5324-170222-egypt-child-footprints

(Qantir-Pi-Ramesse Projects. Photographer Robert Stetefeld)
Archaeology Magazine
02/22/2017 at 18:33. Facebook
Yamnaya herders who moved into central Europe from the Eurasian steppe around 5,000 years ago appear to have been overwhelmingly male, a DNA study finds.

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(XVodolazx/Wikimedia Commons)
Archaeology Magazine
02/22/2017 at 17:10. Facebook
The village of Astialakwa, in northern New Mexico, was built by Pueblo Indians in the late 17th century on a defensible mesa in anticipation of a Spanish attack.

archaeology.org/issues/249-1703/features/5301-new-mexico-pueblo-revolt

(Courtesy Matthew Liebmann)
Archaeology Magazine
02/22/2017 at 16:07. Facebook
A Roman house dating to the 1st or 2nd century A.D., its walls decorated with elaborate frescoes, has been discovered in northern Israel.

archaeology.org/news/5319-170221-israel-roman-house

(Dan Schowalter)