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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Archaeology News: August 30, 2011

Israeli Archaeologists Confirm Ossuary's Authenticity
Two Israeli archaeologists confirmed the authenticity of a 2000-year-old ossuary and its inscription believed to have belonged to the family of Caiaphas, the high priest during Jesus' time.

The Mystery of the Roman Jar
The Roman jar discovered measures 40 centimeters tall and was found shattered into an unrecognizable 180 pieces. Even if the jar is fully restored, scientists still have nothing comparable to the artifact to even venture a guess about its history or significance.

Neanderthal survival story revealed in Jersey caves
"The site is the most exceptional long-term record of Neanderthal behaviour in North West Europe," says Dr Matt Pope from the Institute of Archaeology at University College London. "

A special day at the museum
Dr. Willet Boyer describes some of the displays that are set up in the Marion County Museum of History and Archaeology in the McPherson Governmental Complex in Ocala, Fla.

Anastasia Island to be archaeology group topic
The St. Augustine Archaeological Association will present a lecture by the director of the St. Augustine Historical Society, Susan Parker. She will discuss "A History of Anastasia Island”.

Excavated remains finally heading back to first nations community
The 1000 to 6000-year-old bones and artifacts were first dug up, with the approval of the Heiltsuk Tribal Council, by a Simon Fraser University archaeology team back in 1969. The excavation took place in Namu, a small island near Bella Bella.

Event Celebrates Celtic Coin Index
The theme of the conference will be “Between archaeology and history: new research on Iron Age coinage.”

Indiana Jones Archaeology and Hollywood History Exhibit Opens
To celebrate that milestone, a touring exhibition has been created spotlighting famous props from the Indiana Jones films, putting them side-by-side with real archaeological artifacts.

Volunteers needed to sort artifacts from local sites
Volunteers of all ages are invited to help rough sort artifacts recovered from local archaeological sites at the Florida Public Archaeology Network lab, 207 E. Main St., in downtown Pensacola.


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