Archaeosoup’s 2015 Round Up!

Yes, it’s that time of year… Thank you for your support, let’s see what 2016 brings!

Links:

04:28 Liv:

Ancient bobcat buried like a human being:

http://news.sciencemag.org/archaeology/2015/07/ancient-bobcat-buried-human-being

07:59 Mr Soup:

Islamic State ‘destroys ancient Iraq statues in Mosul’:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-31647484

Isil murders scholar who hid treasures of Palmyra:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/islamic-state/11811061/Islamic-State-jihadis-behead-top-archaeologist-in-Palmyra.html

Roman treasures in Libya at risk as Isis storm Sabratha:

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/africa/article4637947.ece

Britain to send crack team of ‘rescue archaeologists’ to save historic sites from ISIS:

http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/585917/Britain-Islamic-state-syria-palmyra-culture-sculptures-museum-john-whittingdale

Indiana Jones with a 3-D camera? Hi-tech fight to save antiquities from ISIS:

http://edition.cnn.com/2015/08/28/middleeast/3d-mapping-ancient-monuments/

Palmyra arch from Syrian heritage site to be recreated in London’s Trafalgar Square:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-35188860ann

13:56 Jeanette:

Malaysia to free British tourist over naked mountain pose:

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/12/british-tourist-eleanor-hawkins-three-day-jail-naked-malaysian-mountain-pose

19:03 Aaron:

Jamestown skeletons identified as colony leaders:

http://smithsonianscience.si.edu/2015/07/jamestown-skeletons-identified-as-colony-leaders/

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