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In today’s top three headlines we hear of show-off Roman children, Medieval graffiti and artefacts seized by Spanish police:

1) Roman kids showed off status with shoes:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/50390534/ns/technology_and_science-science/#.UO08H2_cmSq

2) Medieval graffiti sheds light on Norfolk churches:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-20910632

3) Spanish Police seize ancient plundered vase from an antique shop:

http://www.windsorstar.com/life/Spanish+police+seize+ancient+plundered+vase+from+antique+shop/7779964/story.html

Two arrested in Fayoum for possession of artifacts:

http://www.egyptindependent.com/news/two-arrested-fayoum-possession-artifacts

Roman theatre discovered in Kent:

http://archaeosoup.com/roman-theatre-discovered-in-kent/

Famed Roman shipwreck could be two:

http://www.livescience.com/26009-antikythera-roman-shipwreck-two.html

Baby bones found scattered in ancient Italian village:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/50389968/ns/technology_and_science-science/#.UO07_2_cmSp

Ancient gold coins discovered in Iraq:

http://www.middle-east-online.com/english/?id=56322

Who deforested Central Africa: Man or Climate?

http://www.heritagedaily.com/2013/01/who-deforested-central-africa-man-or-climate/

Keeping our digital culture heritage alive:

http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/01/2013/keeping-our-digital-cultural-heritage-alive

Identifying Survivors of the Great Irish famine:

http://bonesdontlie.wordpress.com/2013/01/08/identifying-survivors-of-the-great-irish-famine/

Prehistoric tombs found in Vietnam cave:

http://www.ablogabouthistory.com/2013/01/08/prehistoric-tombs-found-in-vietnam-cave/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ablogabouthistory+%28A+Blog+About+History%29

Athenian ‘Snake Goddess’ gets new identity:

http://www.livescience.com/26056-athenian-snake-goddess-demeter.html

Saxon brooch found at new Northampton Castle Station site:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-northamptonshire-20944992

Archaeologists discover Augustan-era sculptures near Rome:

http://www.ansa.it/web/notizie/rubriche/english/2013/01/08/Archaeologists-discover-Augustan-era-sculptures-near-Rome_8042282.html

‘Exceptional’ find of Roman statues linked to poet Ovid:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20949282

 

 

 

 

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