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Author Topic: May 2011 Archeology - Asia & the South Pacific  (Read 2058 times)
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China
They're recovering more artifacts from the Nan'ao 1:
http://www.china.org.cn/china/2011-04/25/content_22430869.htm

More on unknown kingdom finds from Shaanxi:
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/176970.html

Siberia
Looking for history of the Kazakhs from the genetic side of things:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-04-penn-anthropologists-delve-genetic-history.html

Tibet
More on brain surgery in Tibet:
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/176518.html
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Australia
On the impending/in progress repatriation of some Torres Strait bones:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-13308981

Pondering the growth (maybe) of the Aboriginal population:
http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2011/05/11/3211825.htm

China
Evidence that rice did originate in China:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-05-rice-china-genome.html
 
Archaeologists have uncovered some more bits of the Great Wall in Liaoning province:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20110507/wl_asia_afp/chinaarchaeologygreatwall
 
Photos of some artifacts from noble tombs found in Yunnan:
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90783/7374810.html

India
A Mauryan stupa from Gir:
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-05-07/rajkot/29520028_1_stupa-sanchi-girnar-forest

There are an awful lot of 'unprotected' monuments in Delhi, apparently:
http://www.hindustantimes.com/1-000-Delhi-monuments-unprotected/Article1-693038.aspx

... and more in India in general:
http://mangalorean.com/news.php?newstype=local&newsid=236317

Japan
Using language to track the origins of the Japanese people:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/04/world/asia/04language.html

Mongolia
Still looking for Genghis Khan's tomb:
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/bgan-from-stratos-connectivity-plays-vital-role-in-expanding-archaeological-study-in-remote-mongolia-121302099.html
 
Thailand
Some ca 2000 years b.p. burial urns from Roi Et (Thailand):
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/home/Burial-urns-found-in-Roi-Et-30155423.html
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Azerbaijan
A 4th-10th century sarcophagus from Azerbaijan:
http://en.trend.az/news/society/1875276.html

China
Drought in China's Jiangsu province has revealed an imperial Ming Dynasty tomb:
http://www.kplctv.com/story/14690871/ancient-tomb-revealed-in-china-due-to-drought

A Yuan dynasty tomb from Hebei (I think we may have mentioned this one):
http://en.ce.cn/National/culture/201105/17/t20110517_22425594.shtml

China has protection plans for the Nan'ao No. 1 shipwreck and its porcelain:
http://www.whatsonxiamen.com/news19118.html

More on the Chinese origins of rice:
http://m.pnas.org/content/108/20/8351.abstract

Hawaii
Studying ancient Hawaiian agriculture:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-05-patterns-ancient-croplands-insight-early.html

India
An amateur archaeologist found some Copper Age items in Rajasthan:
http://in.news.yahoo.com/amateur-archaeologist-discovers-copper-age-items-rajasthan-050800803.html

An Iron Age dolmen from Pandavulametta:
http://www.hindu.com/2011/05/20/stories/2011052062280100.htm

Five 15th and 16th century forts from a couple of districts in India:
http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_pune-researcher-discovers-five-forts-of-15th-and-16th-century_1543410

Pakistan
A 900 year-old-manuscript of the Quran found in Pakistan:
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/181059.html
 
Dam construction threatens petroglyphs in Pakistan:
http://in.news.yahoo.com/pak-lose-30-000-stone-age-rock-carvings-080130948.html
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China
Remains of a Dian culture settlement from Yunnan:
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90783/91324/7389957.html

An East Zhou dynasty site from Beijing:
http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90783/7388347.html

Tang-dynasty-era inscriptions along an ancient road found in Henan:
http://en.ce.cn/National/culture/201105/23/t20110523_22435174.shtml

More for the Nan'ao One:
http://en.ce.cn/National/culture/201105/23/t20110523_22436229.shtml

Hawaii
Relating colonization of Hawaii to the extinction of land crabs:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110516181327.htm

New Zealand
Kiwi DNA is helping to track Maori feather trade:
http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110523/full/news.2011.309.html

Pakistan
More on that 900 years b.p. Quran from Pakistan:
http://www.newkerala.com/news/world/fullnews-214369.html
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