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« Topic Start: March 06, 2011, 12:43:52 pm »

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Probing Lake Huron for evidence of prehistoric caribou hunters:
http://www.montrealgazette.com/technology/Scientists+probe+Lake+Huron+signs+historic+caribou+hunters/4367823/story.html

Brazil
Olympic construction in Rio has exposed remains of a slave-trading port:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/mar/04/archaeologists-find-slave-port

Canada
This one's really interesting ... they've found some 100+ years b.p. recordings on a Klondike shipwreck:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/story/2011/03/01/klondike-aj-goddard-music.html

Guatemala
This dig-bloggish thing from the New York Times from that dig at Ceibal is quickly emerging as a good model for dig blogs, I think:
http://scientistatwork.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/02/28/in-maya-burials-unsettling-clues/?ref=science

Mexico
Important prehistoric finds made from mother of pearl in an Espititu Santos cave in Baja:
http://www.inah.gob.mx/index.php/boletines/14-hallazgos/4898-descubren-anzuelos-de-primeros-pescadores-de-bcs

Panama
Possible cannons from the ships of Henry Morgan found in Panama:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=45419

Peru
More on those Wari burials from Peru's Cuzco province:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-12576603

United States
Interesting Paleoindian finds from the Channel Islands (California):
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-03/uoo-cig022411.php
 
They're excavating a 1000 years b.p. canoe found near Tampa Bay (Florida):
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1362138/The-1-000-year-old-canoe-excavated-10-years-discovery-amateur-archaeologist.html?ITO=1490

A mysterious 17th century shipwreck washed ashore in North Carolina:
http://www.wesh.com/video/27060247/detail.html

Bones found last fall in a Florida back yard turn out to be 2400 years old:
http://www.aolnews.com/2011/03/05/human-bones-found-in-florida-yard-date-back-2-400-years/?icid=rtb

Plans to exhume 'Leather Man' (NY):
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/03/nyregion/03towns.html

Remembering the Triangle factory fire (NY):
http://tv.nytimes.com/2011/02/28/arts/television/28triangle.html

Feature on Lockwood de Forest (furniture designer):
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/04/arts/design/04antiques.html

Expectation of archaeological finds during road work in Gettysburg (PA):
http://www.gettysburgtimes.com/news/article_4087fba4-46d8-11e0-b5d9-001cc4c03286.html

Rhodes College has acquired Shelby Foote's library and personal papers (TN):
http://www.rhodes.edu/news/20373.asp

More on that 11 500 years b.p. child burial from Alaska:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/01/science/01obchild.html
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El Salvador
Maya motifs in various new cave art sites from El Salvador:
http://www.travelio.net/new-archaeological-finds-in-el-salvador.html

Mexico
A monolith from Teotihuacan is going on display for the first time:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=45506&int_modo=1

More on that relief from El Tajin:
http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=45014

Peru
Lambayeque/Sican frescoes from northern Peru:
http://www.andina.com.pe/Ingles/Noticia.aspx?id=1WgJjZvIAN8=

United States
Florida woman was digging in her back yard and found some 2400 years b.p. bones:
http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/03/08/ancient-human-bones-discovered-in-florida-womans-backyard/

Haven't had a 'lost colony' search for a while (NC):
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2011/02/27/2088257/finding-the-first-lost-colony.html

... and we've never had a mansard roof story (NY):
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/06/realestate/06streetscapes-mansard-roofs.html

More on those 11 500 years b.p. remains from Alaska:
http://www.adn.com/2011/03/12/1752320/alaska-dune-yields-oldest-human.html

More on those Channel Islands finds:
http://www.dailyemerald.com/news/university-anthropologists-uncover-evidence-of-ancient-seafaring-community-1.2075453
 
Review of Eric Posner and Adrian Vermeule, *The Executive Unbound*:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/13/books/review/book-review-the-executive-unbound-by-eric-a-posner-and-adrian-vermeule.html
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Analysis of some Franklin Expedition remains suggests they did not die from tuberculosis or
scurvy:
http://www.unreportedheritagenews.com/2011/03/no-scurvy-archaeologists-analyze.html

Mexico
Maya copper pendants from Lagtero:
http://www.inah.gob.mx/index.php/boletines/14-hallazgos/4926-descubren-objetos-prehispanicos-de-cobre-en-chiapas

'Equinox pilgrims' aren't doing Mexican pyramids any favours, apparently:
http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/news/372436,equinox-pilgrims-feature.html
 
I think we've had the 'environmental theory' for the Mayan collapse before:
http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=389544&CategoryId=13003
 
What the Mayans can teach us about wind turbines:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1367949/What-Mayans-teach-wind-turbines.html

Analysis of Pueblo vessels suggests chocolate was a major trade item:
http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/71308/title/Pueblo_traded_for_chocolate_big-time
 
Peru
Some polychrome murals from Ucupe Palace in Lambayeque:
http://www.andina.com.pe/Ingles/Noticia.aspx?id=JAfQx+3eiLc=

United States
Mexican finds at the Presidio (not sure how recent this find actually is) (CA):
http://www.baycitizen.org/history/story/archaeologists-uncover-historic-mexican/

A tourist finds possible remains of a 19th century shipwreck at Navarre Beach (FL):
http://www.pnj.com/article/20110314/NEWS01/103140311/Snowbird-s-find-could-part-historic-shipwreck?

How Ken Zoll spends his days:
http://verdenews.com/main.asp?SectionID=1&SubSectionID=1&ArticleID=40856

On old growth tree stumps and fire history:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110314111246.htm
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Canada
A hitherto rarely-seen Huu-ay-aht site on Vancouver Island is being opened to the public:
http://www.theprovince.com/travel/Rarely+seen+ancient+Island+First+Nations+site+open+public/4484688/story.html

More on those recordings from a Goldrush wreck a while back:
http://www.vancouversun.com/sports/Shipwrecked+music/4509626/story.html

Mexico
Rethinking the politics at Taijin:
http://www.inah.gob.mx/index.php/boletines/8-investigaciones-y-estudios-historicos/4940-revelan-estructura-de-poder-de-tajin

INAH has put high res images of three Mexica monoliths online:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=46036
 
Panama
More on what might be Captain Morgan's cannons:
http://www.wtam.com/cc-common/news/sections/newsarticle.html?feed=104673&article=8327916

Peru
37 pre-Inca burials from Tacna:
http://www.livinginperu.com/news/14482
 
Slashed mummy bundles from La Real:
http://www.unreportedheritagenews.com/2011/03/why-slash-apart-mummy-new-research-in.html

Feature/slideshowish thing on the archaeological remains of the Inca Rebellion of 1536:
http://www.peruviantimes.com/24/inca-rebellion-of-1536-archaeological-tour/11513/

Some Huaca Prieta baskets are off to the lab:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110323145753.htm

Feature on the Inca Empire:
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2011/04/inca-empire/pringle-text

United States
Pre-Clovis artifacts from Texas (?):
 http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-03-24/texas-trove-of-artifacts-blasts-theory-on-arrival-of-first-north-americans.html
 
... although some artifacts from Kansas are causing similar excitement, but not getting the press attention:
http://www.kansas.com/2011/03/24/1777565/kansas-evidence-could-lead-to.html

A gold chain from off the coast of Florida ... probably from the Atocha:
http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2011/03/25/general-us-shipwreck-antique-chain_8375299.html
 
Ancient human trash heaps as a source for Everglades tree islands (FL):
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110321134627.htm
 
... and Native Americans were transforming landscapes elsewhere as well:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-03-native-americans-american-landscape-years.html
 
Feature on Adena burial practices:
http://www.dispatch.com/live/content/science/stories/2011/03/27/adena-groups-had-own-burial-practices.html?sid=101
cf:
http://ohio-archaeology.blogspot.com/2011/03/adena-archaeology-in-franklin-county.html

Interesting feature on the Times of London's coverage of the US Civil War:
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/03/24/the-special-correspondent/

Feature on the Triangle Fire (NY):
http://news.discovery.com/history/triangle-fire-anniversary-110325.html#mkcpgn=rssnws1
http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/tag/triangle-shirtwaist-factory-fire/?hp

Haven't had anything from the Hunley for a while (SC):
http://www.thestate.com/2011/03/21/1744818/scientists-finally-ready-to-right.html

Marking the bicentennial of New York's grid map:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/21/nyregion/21grid.html?hpw

Review of Richard Kluger, *The Bitter Waters of Medicine Creek*:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/27/books/review/book-review-the-bitter-waters-of-medicine-creek-by-richard-kluger.html?ref=review

Review of David Goldfield, *America Aflame*:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/27/books/review/book-review-america-aflame-how-the-civil-war-created-a-nation-by-david-goldfield.html?ref=review

Review of Edward Lengel, *Inventing George Washington*:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/22/books/inventing-george-washington-by-edward-g-lengel-review.html?ref=books
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