AS: MoD Award for Nightingale Project

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Today, my top three headlines re-visit Operation Nightingale, examines recovered Roman Gold and pauses to reflect upon vandalism in Syria:

 

1) Operation Nightingale wins Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) Sanctuary Award:

 

http://www.heritagedaily.com/2012/10/operation-nightingale-scoops-wins-ministry-of-defences-mod-sanctuary-award/

 

2) Video: Roman gold coins found in St Albans field:

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19986855

 

3) Historic mosque burned in ancient Syrian city:

 

http://www.westfieldrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/258328/Historic-mosque-burned-in-ancient-Syrian-city–.html?isap=1&nav=5073

 

Knitting event explores history:

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-19986283

 

Gila Cliff Dwellings plans National Archaeology Day events:

 

http://www.demingheadlight.com/deming-community/ci_21803566/gila-cliff-dwellings-plans-national-archaeology-day-events

 

Old Native American signatures as archaeology:

 

http://www.wickedlocal.com/amesbury/news/opinions/x1660696033/Old-Native-American-signatures-as-archaeology#axzz29j2794Af

 

In Pictures: History of Cardiff and Penarth docklands:

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-19976059

 

Salafists blamed for destroying Morocco stone carvings:

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-19997327

 

Archaeological Complex Seeks Volunteers:

 

http://www.theintelligencer.net/page/content.detail/id/576075/Archaeological-Complex-Seeks-Volunteers.html?nav=510

 

‘Time-capsule’ Japanese lake sediment advances radiocarbon dating for older objects:

 

http://archaeosoup.com/time-capsule-japanese-lake-sediment-advances-radiocarbon-dating-for-older-objects/

 

Archaeology of the Mabinogion:

 

http://www.trinitysaintdavid.ac.uk/en/archaeologyhistoryandanthropology/research/archaeologyofthemabinogion/

 

Road from Time of Earliest Christian Apostles Uncovered at Bethsaida:

 

http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/september-2012/article/road-from-time-of-earliest-christian-apostles-uncovered-at-bethsaida

 

Ancient Egypt City Aligned With Sun on King’s Birthday:

 

http://www.livescience.com/23994-ancient-city-alexandria-sun.html

 

Germany Tries to Halt Baltic Shipwreck Plundering:

 

http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/german-archaeologists-attaching-signs-to-protect-baltic-shipwrecks-a-861830.html

 

Underwater archaeology, shipwreck sites and ghost ships to be topics of upcoming talk at UNCA:

 

http://www.mountainx.com/article/46241/Underwater-archaeology-shipwreck-sites-and-ghost-ships-to-be-topics-of-upcoming-talk-at-UNCA

 

 

Letter from Iceland: Surviving the Little Ice Age:

 

http://www.archaeology.org/1209/letter/iceland_hjalmarvik_irminger_east_greenland_current.html

 

 

 

 

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