AS: Scilly Boat Decpiction

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Today, my top three headlines take us from the scilly to the feline:

1) Bronze Age pottery sherd from Isles of Scilly could be earliest British depiction of a boat:

http://www.culture24.org.uk/history%20%26%20heritage/archaeology/art397577

2) Archaeological Dig Reveals Causes—and Possible Cures—for Diabetes Epidemic:

http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/08/23/study-of-remains-of-the-…

3) Bronze Lion’s head found in South Italy:

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/bronze-lions-head-found-in-south-italy.aspx?…

Nature reserve uses mine clearer:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-19343641

Archaeological Laser Scanning Project Commended for Innovation:

http://www.amerisurv.com/content/view/10389/

Date set for pottery site revamp:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-19345666

Ephesus ancient city meets sea again:

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/ephesus-ancient-city-meets-sea-again.aspx?pa…

Divers uncover evidence of Viking port:

http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2012/08/21/Divers-uncover-evidence-of-Viking-…

Punjab triples allocation for archaeology projects:

http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=170434

Ulster Scots history mobile app could boost tourism:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-19351910

Archaeologists to look for foundations of the Jewish houses of worship:

http://www.day.kiev.ua/233801

Indiana Archaeology Month starts Sept. 1:

http://kokomoperspective.com/news/indiana-archaeology-month-starts-sept/artic…

Noted archaeologist hired to help investigate, raise funds in excavation of Ice Age site in Vero Beach:

http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2012/aug/22/noted-archaeologist-hired-to-help-inve…

Generation Gaps Suggest Ancient Human-Ape Split:

http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2012/08/generation-gaps-suggest-ancient…

Dawn of Humanity Illuminated in Newly Released Research:

http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/june-2012/article/dawn-of-humanity-illum…

Messene, out from under the shadow of Sparta:

http://www.athensnews.gr/issue/13509/57725

Historian examines animals’ role in westward expansion:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120821212506.htm

Archaeologists in Richard III dig:

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/uk-news/2012/08/24/archaeologists-in-richar…

*Additional*

Greece in talks on Parthenon:

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/greece-in-talks-on-parthenon.aspx?pageID=238…

The Archaeological Imagination: A Book Review:

http://archaeology.about.com/b/2012/08/24/the-archaeological-imagination-a-bo…

Economic Crisis Forces Spanish Archaeology to Rethink Its Roots:

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/337/6097/909.short

 

 

 

 

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