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« Topic Start: June 05, 2011, 11:38:29 am »

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Suggestion that asphalt may have poisoned ancient Americans:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21028154.300-asphalt-may-have-poisoned-ancient-americans.html

Canada
Remains of a temporary hunting camp near Ottawa:
http://www.centralchronicle.com/viewnews.asp?articleID=61739

Ecuador
A number of Incan fortresses found in Ecuador:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/20110601/sc_livescience/ancientwarrevealedindiscoveryofincanfortresses

Mexico
More on the tunnel at Teotihuacan:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-05-tunnel-temple-mexico.html

Peru
Some facts about Machu Picchu:
http://www.latimes.com/travel/deals/la-trb-machu-picchu-fact46-20110529,0,6774320.story?track=rss&dlvrit=104530

More on those very old Peruvian statues:
http://columbiamissourian.com/stories/2011/05/30/mu-professor-anthropology-finds-oldest-statue-new-world/

United States
Remains of a Spanish mission church in St Augustine (and older than the Castillo de San Marcos)  (FL):
http://staugustine.com/news/local-news/2011-06-02/long-lost-church-found

They're digging again at that 12 000 years b.p. site in Alaska:
http://community.adn.com/adn/node/157217

Burials of some participants (maybe) in the Mexican-American war (1846-48):
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/archaeologists-find-remains-believed-to-be-10-us-soldiers-from-1846-48-mexican-american-war/2011/06/02/AGxGjZHH_story.html?wprss=rss_world
 
They're looking for an old schoolhouse in the Chicago area:
http://www.suntimes.com/5760083-579/northwest-side-archaelogical-dig-seeks-ancient-schoolhouse.html

Some West Texas petroglyphs are going to get the laser treatment:
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/tx/7586793.html

Feature on the (Civil War) shipwreck known as the Amstel (AL):
http://www.fox10tv.com/dpp/news/local_news/mobile_county/civil-war-shipwreck-treasures-unveiled
 
Plans to repatriate the remains of the 'first Navy Seals':
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/may/29/house-moves-bring-home-remains-earliest-navy-seals/
 
More on Blackbeard's anchor (NC):
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science/discoveries/2011-05-27-blackbeard-pirate-north-carolina_n.htm
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Canada
A grocery store mogul in Canada is funding some research into John Cabot:
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/Rich+donor+backs+probe+into+Cabot+expeditions/4893947/story.html

Deepwater cores from Rice Lake are shedding light on inhabitants of Ontario some 10 000 years b.p.:
http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Traces+ancient+aboriginals+found+Ontario+lake+bottom/4898799/story.html

United States
They've finally definitely declared that North Carolina shipwreck to be the Queen Anne's Revenge:
http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/newsworldnation/922439-227/official-ship-was-blackbeards-vessel.html
 
A group is trying to get funding to dig the Old Vero Man site (FL):
http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2011/jun/09/archaeology-group-seeks-funds-for-excavation-of/?partner=yahoo_feeds

On the muddled history of moundbuilders in the Ohio Valley:
http://www.dispatch.com/live/content/local_news/stories/2011/06/06/Earthworks_history_remains_muddled.html?sid=101

Digging the likely site of the home of the eighth governor of Maryland:
http://www.somdnews.com/article/20110608/NEWS/706089935/1075/maddox-cornfield-likely-site-of-colonial-governor-s-home&template=southernMaryland

They think they've found the wreck of the Crissie Wright off Shackleford Banks (NC):
http://www.newsobserver.com/2011/06/07/1254186/famous-shipwreck-found-off-nc.html

Latest from Jamestown:
http://www.dailypress.com/news/williamsburg/dp-nws-jamestown-dig-20110610,0,1756936.story

Feature on Clarence B. Moore ("gentleman archaeologist"):
http://www.bastropenterprise.com/nown/x832287342/Real-life-Indiana-Jones-visited-Sterlington

More on preparations to repatriate remains of military folk from the USS Intrepid:
http://www.shorenewstoday.com/snt/news/index.php/galloway-twp/galloway-twp-general-news/12248-eagle-readies-resting-place-for-richard-somers.html


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Mexico
A second ballplayer monolith from Cerro del Teul:
http://www.inah.gob.mx/index.php/boletines/14-hallazgos/5084-descubren-otro-qjugador-de-pelotaq-en-zacatecas

Peru
470 Inca tombs from southern Peru:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-13765151

United States
Interesting study of petroglyphs in Alaska:
http://community.adn.com/adn/node/157287

Studying how copper artifacts were made at Cahokia (IL):
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-06/nu-sea061311.php
 
A dig on the tip of Grand Island (New York) has found plenty of artifacts from various periods:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/20110617/sc_livescience/ancienttoolmakerspliedcraftnearniagarafalls

Archaeologists have determined the site of the First Batle of Boonville (MO):
http://www.columbiamissourian.com/stories/2011/06/15/archaeologists-findings-first-battle-boonville-site/

They're looking for some shipwrecks from the War of 1812 in Lake Ontario:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43442529/ns/technology_and_science-science/
http://www.ouramazingplanet.com/shipwrecks-war-of-1812-search-great-lakes-1642/

A possible remnant of the 18th century boundary of St Augustine has been found (FL):
http://staugustine.com/news/local-news/2011-06-12/dig-peels-back-more-citys-secrets

Feature on what's currently going on at Jamestown (VA):
http://www.wtkr.com/news/dp-nws-jamestown-dig-20110610,0,1938302.story

They're digging in the basement of a Monroe County (Indiana) courthouse:
http://www.local12.com/news/state/story/Archaeologists-search-Indiana-courthouse-basement/Gc9ht2tyB0S4g6bPPo1CKg.cspx?rss=31

Feature on a dig at the James Holliday House in Annapolis (MD):
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=48294
 
Remnants of a Civil War trench on Drury University's campus (MO):
http://www.ksmu.org/content/view/8786/66/
 
A fire in Arizona is threatening sites:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/06/110614-arizona-fire-wallow-archaeological-sites-science-nation/

On Blackbeard's 'terrorist' side:
http://news.discovery.com/history/blackbeard-terror-shipwreck-weapons-110610.html

... and more on identifying that shipwreck as his (NC):
http://www.beaufortobserver.net/Articles-c-2011-06-11-253704.112112-Theyre-sure-nowIt-the-iQueen-Annes-Revengei.html

Efforts to repatriate the remains of the crew of the Intrepid continue:
http://www.defensemedianetwork.com/stories/closer-to-home/

Feature on the US's first 'whistle blowers (1777):
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/13/opinion/13kohn.html

The preservation battle in New York City:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/11/opinion/11Goldhagen.html

The most endangered sites in the US:
http://www.npr.org/2011/06/15/137201120/places-in-peril-2011s-most-endangered-historic-sites

The University of Iowa is using crowdsourcing in a Civil War diaries transcription project:
http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/civil-war-project-shows-pros-and-cons-of-crowdsourcing/31749

Feature on the 'immigration debate' in New York's east side a hundred years ago:
http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/06/14/century-old-immigration-debate-has-familiar-sound/
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Bermuda
A stash of wine in the wreckage of the Mary Celestia:
http://bernews.com/2011/06/photos-150-yr-old-wine-found-in-shipwreck/
 
Mexico
Coverage of a 'camera investigation' of a tomb at Palenque:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-13913770
 
A staircase at the Templo Mayor:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=48463

Peru
Archaeologists have found a new entrace to Pachacamac:
http://www.andina.com.pe/Ingles/Noticia.aspx?id=KHOO7D6UqTA=

United States
A very expensive emerald ring find from the site of the Atocha (FL):
http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/06/24/2283273/treasure-hunters-in-the-keys-find.html
 
Utah fired all of its state archaeologists this week (!):
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/52058934-90/antiquities-archaeological-archaeologist-archaeology.html.csp

They're still pondering excavating the Vero Man site (FL):
http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2011/jun/23/smithsonian-and-uf-scientists-visit-to-assess-of/

Latest from the Hunley (SC):
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=48439

Archaeologists are looking for Moss Point's town cannon in the Escatawpa River, and are finding all sorts of things (MS):
http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/cd26cf76657547c68f44f88c6157ddb7/MS--Moss-Point-Cannon/

Excavating a slave village site at Monocacy Battlefield (MD):
http://www.fredericknewspost.com/sections/news/display.htm?storyID=122736

I think we heard about this bone carving of a mammoth/mastodon from Florida a few months ago, no?:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-06-scientists-reveal-ice-age-art.html
 
Some Native American burials from a Washington State construction site:
http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/whidbey/wnt/news/124209213.html
 
They've found the original site of Fort Recovery (OH):
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-06-mystery-ohio-fort-recovery-students.html

Remembering the Tulsa race riot (OK):
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/20/us/20tulsa.html

Latest on efforts to repatriate Intrepid remains:
http://legion.org/legislative/140074/13-us-sailors-remain-buried-libya
 
Review of David Reynolds, *Mightier Than the Sword*:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/26/books/review/book-review-mightier-than-the-sword-by-david-s-reynolds.html

Review of Dorothy Widkenden, *Nothing Daunted*:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/26/books/review/book-review-nothing-daunted-by-dorothy-wickenden.html

Someone found an 18th century farthing on the side of the road (NC):
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2011/06/24/116460/raleigh-woman-picks-up-1730-farthing.html
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