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Author Topic: June 2011 Archeology - The Americas  (Read 2199 times)
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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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