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Strata: Portraits of Humanity - April 2015

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Historical archaeology in downtown Boise; South Carolina pottery kiln excavation

 

The unexpected discovery of a well associated with one of the earliest homes in Boise, Idaho, led to an archaeological excavation. The home was built by a leading citizen, Cyrus Jacobs, and later became a Basque boarding house...

The Roots of Cyprus Wine

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People have been growing grapes and making wine in Cyprus for thousands of years.  They were making wine before Rome was founded!  That kind of history means that the Cypriots are thoroughly familiar with all facets of the wine industry...

Maya Creation: The Planting of the Three Stones

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Dr. Mark Van Stone reads the Creation story on Quiriguá Stela C, the late Eighth Century monument in Guatemala telling the myth of the "Planting of the Three-Stone Hearth (of Creation)."  This creation myth connected with fears that the world would end in 2012.

Malta: Land of Forgotten Temples

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Long before Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids, Neolithic people in Malta built many impressive megalithic temples.  Then the temple builders vanished from the archaeological record.

Strata: Portraits of Humanity - March 2015

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Historic wetland in England; Nevada Basque celebration

 

From King Arthur and the Isle of Avalon to the incredibly preserved remains of prehistoric trackways and lake villages, the unique wetland of the Somerset Levels and Moors in southwest England...

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Audio News from Archaeologica, 12 April 2015 - 18 April 2015

 

Vernacular Latin graffiti on Spanish pots; earliest European tools in Spanish cave; new finds along the Great Wall of China; artifacts show early Alaska-Asia trade

 

Audio News from Archaeologica, 5 April 2015 - 11 April 2015

 

Romantic burial positions in Neolithic Greece; Peru tombs hold dozens of mummies; Korean female royal emtombed with male sacrifice; huge administrative complex in southern Iraq

 

Audio News from Archaeologica, 29 March 2015 - 4 April 2015

 

Medieval salve kills MRSA; 1000 medieval burials beneath English school; 17th Century camel skeleton in Austria; Utah site as old as Glossary Link Clovis, but not Clovis

 

Audio News from Archaeologica, 22 March 2015 - 28 March 2015

 

Underground city in Cappadocia; formation of early Maya ritual center; Neolithic defleshing in Italy; earliest breast cancer in Egyptian burial

 

Audio News from Archaeologica, 15 March 2015 - 21 March 2015

 

Massive UK genetics study; Cervantes tomb located; dates for Micronesian coral tombs; remarkably early Seattle-area Glossary Link lithic site

 

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