AS: Cat-acombs found in Rome

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Today, my top three headlines examine an Archeaologist cat, top ten finds in Ireland and the conservation of Mummies:

 

1) ‘Archaeologist’ stray cat finds ancient catacomb in Rome:

http://www.zmescience.com/science/archaeology/stray-cat-finds-rome-catacomb-9…

2) Top ten archaeological finds in Ireland — PHOTOS:

http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/Top-ten-archaeological-finds-in-Ireland—P…

3) University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology unwraps mystery of mummy conservation:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20121022/us-conserving-mummies/

Yıldız Palace Museum to become a star attraction with new project:

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/yildiz-palace-museum-to-become-a-star-attrac…

A Swedish Stonehenge? Stone Age Tomb May Predate English Site:

http://news.yahoo.com/swedish-stonehenge-stone-age-tomb-may-predate-english-1…

History of Hattuşa’s excavation on display:

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/history-of-hattusas-excavation-on-display.as…

Mysterious bear figurines baffle archaeologists:

http://sciencenordic.com/mysterious-bear-figurines-baffle-archaeologists

The Archaeology of Head-Smashed-In, Alberta:

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/10/21/1147844/-The-Archaeology-of-Head-Sma…

Unearthing the past in A453 widening:

http://www.heritagedaily.com/2012/10/unearthing-the-past-on-a453-widening/

Landmark Mosque in Aleppo Burned in Fighting:

http://world.time.com/2012/10/15/landmark-mosque-in-aleppo-burned-in-fighting/

 

 

 

 

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Archaeology excavation Rome catacombs Archaeologist found Ireland “top ten” finds Irish “Penn Museum” “behind the scenes” Mummy Mummies Human Animal sarcophagus glass wall insight Swedish Stonehenge Hattuşa bear figurines mysterious unwrapping head “smashed in” Alberta A453 uncover Aleppo burned mosque

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