AS: Rebuild the Bamiyan Buddhas?

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Today, my top three headlines ask whether the Bamiyan Buddhas should be re-built, examine flooding in China and a day in the life on an Archaeologist in Athens.

1) Bamiyan Buddhas: Should they be rebuilt:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18991066

2) Peking Man World Heritage Site Among 160 Sites Damaged in Beijing Floods:

http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/june-2012/article/peking-man-world-herit…

3) Video: Being an Archaeologist in modern Athens:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-radio-and-tv-19196453

Great fall of China: section of wall collapses:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9461992/Great-fall-of-Ch…

Footprint of old fur trading fort found in Rossdale Flats:

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/technology/Footprint+trading+fort+found+Rossda…

Ruins in Iraq could be Hira:

http://www.sfgate.com/world/article/Ruins-in-Iraq-could-be-Hira-3782003.php

Citizen army urged to save Scotland’s coastal history:

http://www.scotsman.com/scotland-on-sunday/scotland/citizen-army-urged-to-sav…

Byzantine-Era Industrial Olive Press Found:

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/158681#.UCilc6FlRX-

People-friendly green archaeology:

http://www.cyprus-mail.com/features/people-friendly-green-archaeology/20120812

Early Egyptian Islamic site, Istabl Antar, in dire danger:

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/43/50104/Heritage/Islamic/Istabl-An…

Switzerland’s past faces an uncertain future:

http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/swiss_news/Switzerland_s_past_faces_an_uncertain_…

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