Citations with the tag: ARCHAEOLOGY
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- This hallowed ground.
Henke, Robert A. // New York State Conservationist; Feb98, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p12
Focuses on the archaeological sites in New York State. Laws that protect these sites from archaeological looting; Process of identifying prehistoric cultures; Archaeological site dating; Description of some of the artifacts recovered from archaeological sites in the state.
- The view from 'Atij.
Fortin, Michel // Near Eastern Archaeology; Mar1998, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p15
Presents information on archaeology in Atij, Syria. History of Atij; Details on the civilization in Atij; Information on archaeological discoveries in Atij; Examination of politics and government in Syria. INSET: Excavations of the Middle Habur Valley salvage area.
- Research design in archaeology the interdisciplinary perspective.
Halpern, Baruch // Near Eastern Archaeology; Mar1998, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p53
Presents information on archaeology. History of archaeology; What is the focus of archaeology; Examination of biblical archaeology; Details on how historical concerns encourage archaeological innovations.
- `Nuzi and the hurrians: Fragments from a forgotten past': A slice of mesopotamian life in the...
Greene, Joseph A.; Cline, Eric H. // Near Eastern Archaeology; Mar1998, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p66
Presents information on an exhibition at the Semitic Museum of Harvard University which focused on the archaeology of Nuzi in Iraq. Details on Nuzi being investigated by archaeological expedition from 1927 to 1931; What makes Nuzi an excellent place for studying life in Near Eastern towns of...
- Luxuriant legacy.
Schick, Robert // Near Eastern Archaeology; Jun98, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p74
Provides an archaeological look at Palestine during the early Islamic period. Events of the early Islamic period; Historical events in the Palestine; Study of the antiques of the Palestine; Excavation of the Islamic remains on the Amman citadel in 1949.
- Raider of the lost skull.
Schick, Robert // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 7/5/93, Vol. 20 Issue 29, p28
Tells how geological engineer Samir Ghossein of Edmonton found the skull of what he believes is a 195-million-year-old pelagosaurus (water lizard) in North Africa last year. Description of the pelagosaurus, which predated dinosaurs; Other pelagosaurus finds in the world; Ghossein's comments on...
- Eye for artifacts.
McPherson, C.G. // Archaeology; Jan1992, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p24
Reports that because of the sharp eye of a helicopter tourist five 700-year-old storage jars belonging to the vanished Sinagua indians were discovered. Near Sedona, Arizona, about 1000 feet up a steep cliff; Dated to between 650 and 1400 AD.
- Murder most foul.
Bahn, P. // Archaeology; Jan1992, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p28
Reports the discovery of the skeleton of a murdered woman which has been found sandwiched between two pieces of tree bark staked to a embankment of London's Thames River. Of indeterminate age; First of it's kind to be found in Britain.
- Bones in the gravel.
Hooper, M. // Archaeology; Jan1992, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p28
Reports the discovery by a customer of Orton Gravel Co. of North East, Pennsylvania, of human bones in his recent shipment of gravel. Determined by investigation to be the bones of Erie Indians; Dated to the fourteenth century; Company ordered tostop quarrying excavations at the site.
- Shoring up the temple of Athena.
Harrington, S.P.M. // Archaeology; Jan1992, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p30
Reports on the much-needed face-lift being given the Western world's most characterized monument, the Parthenon in Athens. Repairing 25 centuries of wear; A description of the work being done; A history of the building of the Acropolis. INSET: A mighty mark of Empire (The building of the...
- Destruction of the Taino.
Keegan, W.F. // Archaeology; Jan1992, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p51
Examines the history of the destruction of the Taino Indians at the hands of the Spanish conquerors. Through both murder and sickness; The discovery of gold; Taino laborers worked to death; The writings of Bartolme de las Casas; The history of Hispaniola. INSET: Death toll..
- Letters from a Roman garrison.
Bahn, P. // Archaeology; Jan1992, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p60
Reports on the discovery of a collection of Roman documents by the British archaeologist Robin Birley near Hadrian's Wall in Northern Britain. A letter from home to a soldier written almost 2000 years ago; The oldest surviving evidence of this kind from Britain; Revolutionized our knowledge of...
- Jamaica's enduring heritage.
Smith, K.C. // Archaeology; Jan1992, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p73
Reports on efforts to reconstruct Jamaica's Aboriginal, European and African past. It's Pre-Columbian heritage; The Arawak Mussem; The legacy of Christopher Columbus; English conquest in 1655; Description of some towns and ports.
- Crisis in Croatia.
Smith, K.C. // Archaeology; Mar1992, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p20
Reports that more than 470 cultural monuments in Croatia, 121 of which are of national and world significance, were damaged or destroyed during the central government's recent attacks on the breakaway republic. Names and descriptions of several sites; An appeal to the Yugoslav army by the World...
- Who were the Israelites?
Silberman, N.A. // Archaeology; Mar1992, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p22
Reports that a new generation of archaeologists working in Israel has come to challenge the scriptural account in the Book of Joshua. The religious view that the Israelites drove out the Canaanites in a divinely-directed battle at Jericho; The new view that all the combatants were Canaanites...
- Travel guide to the ancient world 1992.
Silberman, N.A. // Archaeology; Mar1992, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p1
Presents a special section which lists ongoing archaeological excavations in Europe, the Near and Middle East, Africa and other locations.
- Telltale bones.
Larsen, C.S. // Archaeology; Mar1992, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p43
Reports that the study of Indian skeletal remains found in the Southeast dating back to the late 1500s shows the effects of hard labor, poor nutrition and disease. Changes took place after contact with the Spanish settlers; Comparison with pre-contact Indians.
- Mining Moscow's past.
Logan, N.P. // Archaeology; Mar1992, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p72
Reports that Russian archaeologists are hard at work protecting the remnants of its colorful and sometimes turbulent past. Work of the city's Department of Preservation of Historical Monuments; Artifacts being uncovered; Description of the site;The timelessness of archaeology no matter what...
- Field notes.
Logan, N.P. // Archaeology; May92, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p22
Discusses several topics of interest to archaeologists including Roman latrines, Babe Ruth's father's saloon, forgotten vault in Baltimore which contains some of the world's most celebrated wines. Address and number for more information.
- Last days of the Philistines.
Gitin, S. // Archaeology; May92, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p26
Reports on recent archaeological finds in Israel which may help solve the mystery of why in the seventh century B.C. the Philistines suddenly vanished from historical record, almost without a trace. A record of foreign conquests; Ongoing work at and archaeological evidence to determine why the...
- Travel guide to the new world 1992.
Gitin, S. // Archaeology; May92, Vol. 45 Issue 3, Travel Guide p1
Presents a guide to ongoing archaeological excavations in Canada, the United States, Mexico, et al. Listings based on information supplied by the archaeologists or government agencies.
Gitin, S. // Archaeology; Mar/Apr93, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p24
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- This old house.
Wertime, Richard A. // Archaeology; Mar/Apr93, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p76
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Wertime, Richard A. // Archaeology; Sep/Oct93, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p24
Features news and developments in the archaeological field. Reburial of the remains of soldiers who died in the Civil War Battle of Glorieta; Restoration of Roman statues found off the coast of Brindisi in Italy; Extension of an import ban on ancient textiles from Coroma, Bolivia; More.
Wertime, Richard A. // Archaeology; Mar/Apr94, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p26
Reports on some developments in the archaeo-historical scene. Ratification of the 1970 UNESCO Convention on cultural property by Switzerland; Dispute over the age of a one and a half inch figurine on display at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem; Excavations at the site of a main street that led to...
- Field notes.
Wertime, Richard A. // Archaeology; May/Jun94, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p20
Reports on developments in the field of archaeology in several countries as of the month of May 1994. Includes the creation of underwater archaeological preserve in Maryland; Discovery of hoard of coins dating to the first centuries before and after birth of Christ in England; Theft of...
- Field notes.
Wertime, Richard A. // Archaeology; May/Jun95, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p25
Reports on developments in the field of archaeology in different parts of the world. Includes discovery of bronze statue of Demeter in Kalymnos Island, Greece; Creation of archaeological park for Maya flora and fauna in Belize and Guatemala; Discovery of Byzantine coins in northern Israel.
- Egyptian sacred writings.
S.P.M.H. // Archaeology; Sep/Oct95, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p16
Focuses on Egyptian sacred writings found at Saqqara near Cairo, as studied by the French Archaeological Mission. Significance of the discovery to ascertain Egyptian religious beliefs related to the afterlife of the pharaohs.
- New tests from Qumran.
Stanley, Susan // Archaeology; May/Jun96, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p21
Reports that three ostraca, has been discovered in Qumran, Israel, by volunteer excavators led by James F. Strange of the University of South Florida. Details on the find; Other findings on the Quran site; What the ostracon shows; Where examination of the ostracon is being done and by whom.
- Pre-Taino culture.
Stanley, Susan // Archaeology; May/Jun96, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p29
Reports on the discovery of more that 100 pre-Taino burials of stone tools, vases, amulets and beads, at Paso del Indio, a site on the floodplain of the Rio Indio in northern Puerto Rico. Impact of the findings.
- East St. Louis yields a satellite settlement.
Kelly, John E. // Archaeology; May/Jun96, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p36
Reports that excavations work on East Saint Louis, once known as a thriving industrial city, uncovered traces of earthen mounds and small wooden building, believed to be remains of a satellite settlement of Cahokia. Information on the discovery; Location of the remains; Further information on...
- Travel guide to North America 1996.
Asher, Lara // Archaeology; May/Jun96, Vol. 49 Issue 3, pA
Presents information and a listing of sites of ongoing archeological excavations, in the Unites States and Canada, recommended by experience archaeologists. Intentions of the selection; Details on the sites in Canada and United States recommended for visiting; Proposed excavations dates of the...
- Field notes.
Asher, Lara // Archaeology; Mar/Apr97, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p19
Presents field notes on archaeology, compiled as of March 1997. Includes news on the presentation of the Lucy Wharton Drexel Medal for Archaeological Achievement to Fred Wendorf; Discovery of a Roman statue of an unidentified women during excavation of a Byzantine gate at Classe in northern...
- Development Juggernaut.
Axarlis, Nikos // Archaeology; Nov/Dec97, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p64
Focuses on the government projects which are becoming a problem for archeologists in Greece. Reference to the International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS); Names of three sites that are threatened by government projects; Location of the sites.
- An American pioneer.
Dyson, Stephen L. // Archaeology; Jan/Feb98, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p8
Gives information on archaeology in Egypt, with reference to the annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America. Detailed information on the book, `Pioneer to the Past;' Information on the James Henry Breasted, an Egyptologist; Background information on Breasted.
- Mesoamerica's oldest ballcourt.
A.M.H.S. // Archaeology; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p23
Reports on the discovery of the remains of a 3,400-year-old earthen ballcourt at the Early Formative period site of Paso de la Amada, in the Soconusco region of Chiapas, Mexico. Who the ballcourt was discovered by; Length of the ballcourt; What the ballcourt comprises of; Details on other...
- Sea change in classical archaeology.
Dyson, Stephen L. // Archaeology; Sep/Oct98, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p24
Examines the history of archaeology in Europe. Details on mediterranean archaeology; In-depth look at archaeology in Germany, France and Italy; Detailed information on the history of archaeology; Changes which archaeology underwent; How World War II impacted on advances in urban archaeology.
- Mycenaean Madness.
Wilkie, Nancy E. // Archaeology; Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p6
Presents information on the issues regarding the Mycenaean Melathron at Mycenae. How it was use as medical and community center; Seizure of the place by the mayor of Mylonas; Lawsuit filed by the Mycenaean Foundation in Greek courts; Effects of the seizure of Melathron on archaeological research.
- College instructor stumbles ono important archaeological...
Wright, Scott W. // Community College Week; 12/10/96, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p8
Reports on an the discovery of Azraq Oasis artifacts, by Dr. Rick Watson, anthropology instructor from San Juan College in Farmington, New Mexico. Search for environmental date to help study long-term environmental change; Examination of the processes that contributed to environmental degradation.
- Pictures from spacecraft lead to lost city.
Wright, Scott W. // Current Events; 3/9/92, Vol. 91 Issue 21, p3
Reveals that pictures taken from the space shuttle Challenger helped archaeologists discover an ancient city in the Oman desert. May be the 5,000-year-old city of Ubar; What has been found at the site; Cause of Ubar's destruction.
- Eco-archaeology: Forward into the past.
Seligman, Brigitte Bertrou // E: The Environmental Magazine; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p18
Focuses on the application of eco-archaeology in monumental projects like the Maya temples in Central America. Background to the study of the ancient Maya; Description of the Mayan culture; Significance of the study.
- Discovering the Philippines.
Hutterer, Karl L. // Faces (07491387); Mar1993, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p18
Presents the author's experiences in ethnographic and archeological research in Cebu City, Philippines. Excavation; Relics; Gold plaques; Archeological treasures.
- Detectives At Work.
Egan, Emily Catherine // dig; Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p22
Reports on the remains of the Great Temple in the ancient city of Petra. Use of fresco painting in the wall decoration; Reconstruction of the designs on interior walls; Series of decorative panels which frame the doorway in antiquity.
- Stones & Bones.
Rose, Mark // dig; Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p4
Presents news items related to archaeology in the U.S. Excavation of the body of Jane McCrea to determine the cause of death; Forgery of the inscription on a limestone bone box; Lesson on archaeology by inmates of a jail at Warwickshire.
- Looking Back in China.
Pruch, Margarete // dig; Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p6
Focuses on developments related to archaeology in China. Discovery of animal bones inscribed with unreadable characters; Remains of horses with carriages found in Henan province; Label of the fossilized bones of an early form of human being.
- The Early Years.
Kugler, R. Anthony // dig; Apr2004, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p6
Focuses on various archaeological findings in Greece.
- PEKING MAN.
Pr�ch, Margarete // dig; Apr2005, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p12
Focuses on the discovery of the bones and fossils of Peking man on the Zhoukoudian site in China. INSET: Dig Data.
- Stones & Bones.
Baker, Charles F. // dig; Feb2009, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p6
The article presents several archaeological facts, including one about the Atacama Desert in Chile being the hottest dry place on earth.
- WHERE ARE THE ROMANS?
Baker, Charles F. // dig; Jan2011, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p8
This article provides information on the Poultry, an archaeological site in London, England where lies the original Romans' Londinium.
- DIGGING ALONG THE THAMES.
COHEN, NATHALIE // dig; Jan2011, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p26
This article discusses an effort by the Thames Discovery Programme and the Foreshore Recording and Observation Group (FROG) to clean, survey and record the archaeology of the River Thames in London, England.