Soup News: July 2015

Welcome to Soup News. Once a month we bring you a selection of news stories with comment and discussion from the folks at Archaeosoup Towers along with links to a selection of news from the rest of the month.

0:48 Aaron:

Stadium project is a test of ethics for NFL:

http://www.stltoday.com/sports/columns/bernie-miklasz/bernie-stadium-project-is-a-test-of-ethics-for-nfl/article_3b8ea26a-92f3-5b79-8d2b-da062b34b880.html

05:45 Bethany:

Skeleton of Bronze Age adolescent discovered near Stonehenge:

http://www.reading.ac.uk/news-and-events/releases/PR638964.aspx

Wiltshire archeological dig unearths 4,000-year-old child skeleton:

http://www.westerndailypress.co.uk/Dig-unearths-4-000-year-old-child-skeleton/story-27478170-detail/story.html

10:48 Rhys:

Bones of Philip of Macedon Identified:

http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/june-2013/article/bones-of-philip-of-macedon-identified

Mystery surrounding Royal Tomb of Philip II of Macedonia finally solved:

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/mystery-surrounding-royal-tomb-philip-ii-macedonia-finally-solved-1511382

Links:

Essex Police leads national campaign targeting illegal treasure hunters:

http://www.eadt.co.uk/news/essex_police_leads_national_campaign_targeting_illegal_treasure_hunters_1_4160315

Signs of world’s first pictograph found in Göbeklitepe :

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/signs-of-worlds-first-pictograph-found-in-gobeklitepe-.aspx?PageID=238&NID=85438&NewsCatID=375

‘Oldest’ Koran fragments found in Birmingham University:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-33436021

Fragments of a new female figurine from Hohle Fels Cave:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/07/150722081414.htm

New Stone Age remains dating back 5,000 years discovered in Monmouth:

http://www.southwalesargus.co.uk/news/13476724.New_Stone_Age_remains_dating_back_5_000_years_discovered_in_Monmouth/

Fishy finds in 660-year-old archaelogy dig :

http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/70325586/fishy-finds-in-660yearold-archaelogy-dig.html

Tulane archaeologists discover ancient Mayan monuments:

http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2015/07/tulane_archaeologists_discover.html

‘Mummy of a child warrior from ‘lost medieval civilisation’ unearthed near Arctic’:

http://siberiantimes.com/science/casestudy/news/n0314-mummy-of-a-child-warrior-from-lost-medieval-civilisation-unearthed-near-arctic/

Indian Village researchers find pot completely intact:

http://www.mitchellrepublic.com/news/local/3785040-indian-village-researchers-find-pot-completely-intact

Oldest Dentistry Found in 14,000-Year-Old Tooth:

http://news.discovery.com/history/oldest-dentistry-found-in-14000-year-old-tooth-1507156.htm

The boneyard of the bizarre that rewrites our Celtic past to include hybrid-animal monster myths:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/archaeology/news/the-boneyard-of-the-bizarre-that-rewrites-our-celtic-past-to-include-hybridanimal-monster-myths-10381965.html

Rare ancient Roman frescos found in south of France :

http://www.english.rfi.fr/visiting-france/20150710-ancient-roman-frescos-found-arles

Roman Concrete Mimicked Resistant Volcanic Rock:

http://news.discovery.com/history/roman-concrete-mimicked-resistant-volcanic-rock-150709.htm

Viking-age hut found in Reykjavik:

http://icelandmonitor.mbl.is/news/news/2015/07/08/viking_age_hut_found_in_reykjavik/

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