Dunhuang - Arch365 18038

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The ancient Chinese city of Dunhuang, located at a strategic crossroads of the ancient southern silk road, is famed for its art and archaeology relating to historical Buddhist worship.
 

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Roskilde - Arch365 18037

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Roskilde a Danish city with a fascinating history in its own right and whose origins date back to the pre-christian Viking age is most well known for the Danish Viking Ship Museum.

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CBC, The Solutrean Hypothesis, and Jennifer Raff - ArchyFantasies 92

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SHA Takeaways - WIA 43

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Several of us recently attended the Society for Historical Archaeology 2018 meeting in New Orleans. In this episode we'll talk about some of the great sessions we attended, tips and tricks for successfully networking, and some suggestions for being better conference presenters and attendees.

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Mastermyr chest - Arch365 18034

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The largest ever find of Viking Age blacksmithing and woodworking tools was found in the Mästermyr Wetlands, west of the town of Hemse, on the island of Gotland in Sweden.

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Acropolis - Arch365 18033

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The ancient citadel, known as the Acropolis of Athens or just the Acropolis, best known for the monumental temples and structures including the Parthenon, is a symbol of ancient Athenian and Greek power and civilisation the world over. 

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SHA2018 and Sustainable Preservation with the Society of Black Archaeologists - CRMarch 129

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The 2018 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology took place in New Orleans at the beginning of January. Bill White was there and he brings on two coleagues, Dr. Ayana Flewellen and Dr. Justin Dunnavant. They talk about their takeaways from the conference. Bill, Ayana, and Justin also talk about their work in St. Croix over the winter and about working in an area deeply affected by hurricanes and a lack of people to do preservation work. However, they mention that people on the island are working in their own communities to preserve there history.

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Valsgarde - Arch365 18030

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The cemetery hill at Valsgärde, in use for five hundred years, provides an unparalleled insight into elite life and death in Sweden during the tail end of the Migration Period, through the Vendel Age, and into the Viking Age.
 

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Chasing Earhart with Chris Williamson - TAS 34

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Chasing Earhart is an upcoming multi part documentary film series that will explore Amelia Earhart's life, times, family, friends, and all the lore and theories that have sprung up in the wake of her disappearance.

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Ulfbert Swords - Arch365 18025

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Possibly produced in the Frankish part of Europe, these swords have long been a mystery. Some have agreed that they represent a new technology of crucible steel. However, there are examples of them found that have been pattern-welded, a method which usually indicates a different form of metal production.

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Site Recording, it's Not Just Physical Objects - ArchaeoTech 71

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There are other things you can record on a site besides artifacts and features. There's other visual ways to record, including photogrammetry, 360 videos, and imagery for augmented and virtual reality. You can also record sounds, scents, and even taste. Not sure what that would do for you, but, it's certainly an option.

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Beaker People - Arch365 18024

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Extending between the Iberian Peninsula in the West, Central Europe and Italy in the East, Britain, Ireland and Jutland in the North, and Sardinia, Sicily, and the Balearic Islands in the South the ‘Bell-Beaker’ culture is the most widely distributed and coherent prehistoric ‘culture’ that has been identified in Europe. 
 

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