AS: Hadrian’s Wall & Glowing Balloons

Today, my top three headlines take us from Archaeosoup Towers’ base of ops to my home region in North Wales:

1) Hadrian’s Wall borders connected through light:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-19320015

2) Chamber of secrets: Historic Scotland launches virtual tour of Maeshowe:

http://www.archaeology.co.uk/articles/news/chamber-of-secrets-historic-scotla…

3) Project Eliseg continues to fascinate:

http://www.denbighshirefreepress.co.uk/news/115663/archaeologists-in-quest-to…

Stone Age Animal Figurines Unearthed Outside Jerusalem:

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-08-29/stone-age-animal-figurines-unearthed…

Have archaeologists found church where Richard III was buried?:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/9505737/Have-archaeologists-found-church-w…

Archaeology Day at the San Antonio Spanish Missions:

http://www.archaeological.org/events/10010

Call to protect WWI poet’s home:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-shropshire-19398403

Bulgarian archaeologist discover necropolis of ancient Apollonia in Sozopol:

http://www.focus-fen.net/index.php?id=n286121

Pictures: Mass Sacrifice Found Near Aztec Temple:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/08/pictures/120829-aztec-sacrifi…

Groundbreaking Exhibit of Chinese Temple Sculpture Artifacts Opens:

http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/june-2012/article/groundbreaking-exhibit…

Extinct Human Genome reveals Brown-Eyed Girl:

http://news.discovery.com/human/mysterious-extinct-human-fossil-120830.html

Berlin marks 100 years of discovering Nefertiti:

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/berlin-marks-100-years-of-discovering-nefert…

Raj Bhavan status doomed palace:

http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-08-17/ahmedabad/33248044_1_c…

Hi-tech record of stone mines under Bath:

http://www.thisisbath.co.uk/Hi-tech-record-city-stone-mines/story-16791430-de…

Scientists sequence the genome of Neanderthal relatives, the Denisovans:

http://archaeosoup.com/scientists_sequence_the_genome_of_neanderthal_relative…

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