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Richard III site in Leicester to be excavated again

BBC News - Archaeology - Wed, 2013-07-03 11:45
Archaeologists who made the startling discovery of the body of Richard III in a Leicester car park are returning later to start a new dig. They… 2013-07-01T07:19:32Z BBC
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Coalpit Heath homes plan 'should be refused'

BBC News - Archaeology - Tue, 2013-07-02 13:45
… to the plan. Groups including the Coal Authority, South Gloucestershire Mines Research Group and the Bristol Industrial Archaeological Society… 2013-06-30T15:29:42Z BBC
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Armchair Voyage: Hellenic Cruise: 3. Delos to Athens

BBC News - Archaeology - Mon, 2013-07-01 21:45
Club conclude their journey around the Mediterranean. Sir Mortimer explores the extensive archaeological sites on the Greek island of Delos,… 2013-04-30T12:00:00Z BBC
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Oceans: 4. Atlantic Ocean

BBC News - Archaeology - Mon, 2013-07-01 16:45
… of the great oceans and critical in influencing our climate. Expedition leader Paul Rose, environmentalist Philippe Cousteau Jr, maritime archaeologist… 2013-06-29T20:00:00Z BBC
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Lincoln Castle skeleton 'could be Saxon king or bishop'

BBC News - Archaeology - Mon, 2013-07-01 08:45
A skeleton found in Lincoln Castle could belong to a Saxon king or bishop, according to archaeologists. The skeleton was in a stone sarcophagus… 2013-06-30T09:54:36Z BBC
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Archaeologists unearth ancient royal tomb in Peru

BBC News - Archaeology - Mon, 2013-07-01 06:45
Archaeologists in Peru have unearthed a royal tomb with treasures and mummified women from about 1,200 years ago. 2013-06-28T08:15:33Z BBC
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Ancient Wari royal tomb unearthed in Peru

BBC News - Archaeology - Sun, 2013-06-30 16:45
Archaeologists in Peru have unearthed a royal tomb with treasures and mummified women from about 1,200 years ago. The discovery north of Lima… 2013-06-28T01:30:42Z BBC
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Neolithic axe head in new museum Experience Barnsley

BBC News - Archaeology - Sun, 2013-06-30 10:45
… it was the town's first museum. The axe head will be one of the oldest exhibits in the free attraction. Joann Fletcher, the collection's archaeological… 2013-06-27T15:31:57Z BBC
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Armchair Voyage: Hellenic Cruise: 2. Istanbul and the Islands

BBC News - Archaeology - Fri, 2013-06-28 17:45
… the ancient trade route to Hellespont. In Turkey, Sir Mortimer Wheeler meets German archaeologist Professor Boehringer, to discuss his excavations… 2013-04-30T12:00:00Z BBC
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Viking silver detected on Isle of Man 'treasure trove'

BBC News - Archaeology - Fri, 2013-06-28 08:45
Three items of Viking silver dating back 1,000 years, discovered using a metal detector in the Isle of Man, has been declared treasure trove. 2013-06-27T15:18:06Z BBC
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Isle of Man Viking silver declared 'treasure trove'

BBC News - Archaeology - Fri, 2013-06-28 02:45
… seeker, John Crowe, found a similar Viking silver ingot in 2009 . Head of Archaeology at Manx National Heritage, Allison Fox, said it is "highly… 2013-06-27T14:12:55Z BBC
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Origins of human throwing unlocked

BBC News - Archaeology - Thu, 2013-06-27 16:45
… new research. Anatomy changes found in the extinct species Homo erectus allowed this ability to evolve. Archaeological evidence suggests hunting… 2013-06-26T18:02:55Z BBC
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Vandals hit Bronze Age Maen Llia standing stone

BBC News - Archaeology - Thu, 2013-06-27 16:45
… with a smiley face have been criticised. The 3.7m (12ft) Maen Llia standing stone is recognised as a site of national archaeological importance. 2013-06-26T10:07:24Z BBC
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Conwy workmen's 'incredible' medieval house find

BBC News - Archaeology - Thu, 2013-06-27 15:45
… incredibly important" and could provide a new insight into medieval Conwy. Ashley Batten, senior planning archaeologist with the Gwynedd Archaeological… 2013-06-25T21:00:25Z BBC
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Time Team's Phil Harding in tribute to Mick Aston

BBC News - Archaeology - Wed, 2013-06-26 19:45
Archaeologist Phil Harding has paid tribute to his Time Team colleague Mick Aston who has died at the age of 66. 2013-06-25T20:33:28Z BBC
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Mick Aston, ex-Time Team expert, dies aged 66

BBC News - Archaeology - Wed, 2013-06-26 11:45
… he was an authority on monastic church archaeology and early medieval archaeology." 'Passionate believer' Prof Aston had appeared as the senior… 2013-06-25T09:05:02Z BBC
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Former time team star Mick Aston dies

BBC News - Archaeology - Tue, 2013-06-25 22:45
Professor Mick Aston who frequently appeared on the Channel 4 show Time Team has died at the age of 66… 2013-06-25T08:45:15Z BBC
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Dig starts at Iron Age hill fort in Caerau, Cardiff

BBC News - Archaeology - Tue, 2013-06-25 21:45
Archaeologists begin the first dig at an Iron Age hill fort above the Caerau housing estate in Cardiff. 2013-06-24T19:06:19Z BBC
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Search for missing Roman fort between Angus and Aberdeenshire

BBC News - Archaeology - Tue, 2013-06-25 09:45
Angus and Aberdeenshire countryside is due to get under way. A team of archaeologists from the University of Liverpool plan to carry out investigations… 2013-06-24T10:16:21Z BBC
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Up All Night: 25/06/2013

BBC News - Archaeology - Tue, 2013-06-25 07:45
California at 4.35am. Plus Win Scutt shares the latest discoveries from the world of archaeology at 3.35am, and at 3.05am we explore the frontiers… 2013-06-25T04:02:00Z BBC
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