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British Museum dips its toes into world of underwater archaeology - Art Newspaper


Art Newspaper

British Museum dips its toes into world of underwater archaeology
Art Newspaper
Hundreds of objects swallowed up by the sea more than a millennium ago are going on show in the British Museum's first exhibition on underwater archaeology. The London show, which opens this week, explores the rich history of interactions between the ...
British Museum launches first major exhibition of underwater archaeologyHeritageDaily
Treasures From the Deep at the British MuseumWall Street Journal
Sunken Cities review – archaeology dressed up as action movieThe Guardian
Ahram Online -Evening Standard -Oxford Mail
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Dog sex cancer's global march mapped in DNA - BBC News

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BBC News

Dog sex cancer's global march mapped in DNA
BBC News
Some of the cancer's more recent travel between continents, they found, aligns with maritime trade routes. But apart from reflecting the shared migration history of dogs and humans, the tumour's genetic history includes a surprising quantity of DNA ...

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Sunken Cities review – archaeology dressed up as action movie - The Guardian


The Guardian

Sunken Cities review – archaeology dressed up as action movie
The Guardian
Canopus and Thonis-Heracleion are currently being excavated by divers and underwater archaeology sounds exciting. It is exciting – if you are there. But looking at the rescued objects in a museum once the barnacles are scraped off is another matter.
Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds, exhibition review – What lies beneathEvening Standard

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Israeli divers uncover trove of shipwrecked Roman treasure (Update) - Phys.Org


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Israeli divers uncover trove of shipwrecked Roman treasure (Update)
Phys.Org
Rare bronze artifacts, part of a large ancient marine cargo of a merchant ship that sank during the Late Roman period 1,600 years ago seen during a presentation of the Israel Antiquities Authority in Caesarea, Israel. Monday, May 16, 2016. …more. A ...
Divers discover ancient Roman treasure trove in shipwreckCNN International
Divers find largest trove of Roman shipwreck treasure in decadesNew York Post
Spectacular cargo of ancient shipwreck found in CaesareaHeritageDaily
The Spokesman Review (registration) -Haaretz -Ancient Origins
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Go underwater for the next History & Hops - Coast Weekend


Coast Weekend

Go underwater for the next History & Hops
Coast Weekend
Jerry Ostermiller, executive director of the Columbia River Maritime Museum, will share “A Tale of Two Shipwrecks: Underwater Archaeology on the Most Dangerous Bar,” which introduces a 1989 discovery of a mysterious shipwreck near Sand Island at the ...

Divers discover ancient Roman treasure trove in shipwreck - CNN International


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Divers discover ancient Roman treasure trove in shipwreck
CNN International
The location of the shipwreck holds the key to part of the story, says Jacob Sharvit, director of the Marine Archaeology Unit of the Israel Antiquities Authority. Inside a 16th century Portuguese shipwreck. "A large merchant ship was carrying a cargo ...
Israeli Divers Uncover Trove of Shipwrecked Roman TreasureABC News
Divers Find 1600-year-old Buried Treasure Off Israel's CoastHaaretz
1600-Year-Old Cargo of a Roman Merchant Ship has been Discovered in CaesareaAncient Origins
The Times of Israel -Archaeology
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Israeli divers uncover trove of shipwrecked Roman treasure - Hawaii News Now


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Israeli divers uncover trove of shipwrecked Roman treasure
Hawaii News Now
(AP Photo/Dan Balilty). Jacob Sharvit, director of the Marine Archaeology Unit of the Israel Antiquities Authority, holds a bronze lamp depicting the image of a Roman sun god Sol Invictus, in Cesarea, Israel, Monday, May 16, 2016. Israeli archeologists.
Divers discover ancient Roman treasure trove in shipwreckCNN International
Divers Find 1600-year-old Buried Treasure Off Israel's CoastHaaretz
Spectacular cargo of ancient shipwreck found in CaesareaHeritageDaily
The Spokesman Review (registration) -Ancient Origins
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Underwater Archaeologists Find Ancient Butchering Site in Florida - Scientific American


Scientific American

Underwater Archaeologists Find Ancient Butchering Site in Florida
Scientific American
“I think this paper is a triumph for underwater archaeology and yet another nail in the coffin of the Clovis-first theory,” says Jon Erlandson, an anthropologist at the University of Oregon in Eugene. The site was originally a sinkhole with a pond in ...
Underwater archaeological site recasts 'peopling of the Americas' narrativeChristian Science Monitor
First Evidence of Humans in North America Found Off Florida, New Study SaysPopular Mechanics
Earliest Evidence of Humans in North America FoundYahoo News
Tech Insider -The Guardian
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Did you know? Dozens of shipwrecks litter Lake Union - KIRO Seattle

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KIRO Seattle

Did you know? Dozens of shipwrecks litter Lake Union
KIRO Seattle
The divers are documenting every wreck they find, whether they're identifiable or not, because they want people to know more about the marine history of the Pacific Northwest. "It's cool to be able to show them what the city was like a hundred years ...

How would you recover the CSS Georgia? | Underwater <b>...</b>

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Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History jobs. The Pages. E-mail Me · Submerged Cultural Resource Management Firms/Marine Archaeological Contractors · Scholarships, Fellowships, Grants, and Money · Meetings, ...

Museum Technician (<b>History</b>) Naval <b>History</b> and Heritage Command <b>...</b>

Maritime History Blog Posts via Google - Fri, 03/11/2016 - 11:55
2 Posts are open. This position is located in the Collections Management Section, Curator Branch, Collection Management Division, Naval History and Heritage Command located at the Defense Supply Center in Richmond, VA. The Curator Branch is responsible for the management of Navy properties of historical and inspirational value, including artifacts, shipboard equipment, ordnance, uniforms, photographs ... Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History jobs ...

HFF Studentship in <b>Maritime</b> Archaeology | Underwater Archaeology <b>...</b>

Maritime History Blog Posts via Google - Thu, 03/10/2016 - 14:27
Honor Frost Foundation Masters and/or Doctoral Awards in Maritime Archaeology at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Southampton Applications are invited for a fully-funded studentship from the Honor Frost Foundation. The Foundation's mission is to promote the advancement and research, including publication, of maritime archaeology with particular focus on the eastern Mediterranean. The Foundation ... Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History jobs ...

<b>Maritime</b> Archaeology Conservator | Underwater Archaeology and <b>...</b>

Maritime History Blog Posts via Google - Wed, 03/09/2016 - 12:06
This includes all aspects of treating and processing mainly waterlogged material culture recovered from shipwrecks and other maritime sites. Provide administrative ... Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History jobs ...

<b>Maritime History</b> | Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

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Greece: A world of Destinations. Thousands of lands and Islands Secrets! Source: Visit Greece.

RMS Lancastria: Worst <b>maritime</b> disaster in British <b>history</b> hushed up <b>...</b>

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THE SINKING OF THE CUNARD LINER SS LANCASTRIA OFF ST NAZAIRE Sinking of the RMS Lancastria is the worst maritime disaster in British history - 75 year.

Discovering the source of marble used in Roman <b>...</b> - Past Horizons

The area which is now the Underwater Archaeological Park of Baia, just outside of Naples (Italy), was an important Roman bath city between the 1st century BC and the 3rd century AD where emperors such as Augustus and ...

The <b>Archaeology</b> News Network: Ancient shipwreck unlocks secrets <b>...</b>

The find was the most significant ever maritime archaeological discovery in China -- a fully laden merchant ship that sank at the heart of the ancient Maritime Silk Road about eight centuries ago. "We had to retrieve the wreck ...
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