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On the 4th Day of Christmas…

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The competition gave to me … A sweeping digger in the snow, a frosty Grimspound, a Lewis chess piece, and a snow capped Avebury. This image was submitted by Archaeology Live! and shows Haver Lane, Hungate in York being cleaned up by … Continue reading →



Katie Green

Open Access Archaeology Digest #645

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Today’s list of Open Access (free to read) articles: Notes on a Hogbacked and two Coped Monuments in the Graveyard of Nisbet, Roxburghshire.http://bit.ly/195U2lC Concerning Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essexhttp://bit.ly/18Sor9R Notices descriptive of the localities of certain Sculptured Stone Monuments in Forfarshire, viz., – Benvie, and Invergowrie; Strathmartin, and Balutheran; Monifieth; Cross of Camus, and Arbirlot. Part III.http://bit.ly/10BrvhR Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: http://bit.ly/YHuyFK



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P.Hawara: The Hawara Papyri

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P.Hawara The Hawara Papyri William Flinders Petrie excavated at Hawara in 1888. After working in Medinet el-Fayum (Arsinoe) and Biahmu, he moved on to the site south of Arsinoe and took the 60 workers he had already employed at the former sites with him. The results of his excavations at Hawara were published in 1889 in his “Hawara, Biahmu, and Arsinoe”. The papyrological material said to have been found at Hawara was studied by Prof. […]



Charles Jones

On the 3rd Day of Christmas

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The competition gave to me… A frosty Grimspound, a Lewis chess piece, and a snow capped Avebury. Tim Sandles is the second of two runners up to receive a special edition trowel USB memory stick with this lovely frosty photo of the Bronze Age … Continue reading →



Katie Green

A Drone for the Holidays

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3DR IRIS+ Drone DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ Drone So, by now some of you have opened a holiday gift and it turned out to be a drone.  I was fortunate enough this year to get a 3DR IRIS+ in my stocking.  After a few flights I wanted to put together a quick note comparing this with another popular consumer drone, the DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ (P2V+).  I have a P2V+ that I use at work and put quite […]



Scott Arko

Open Access Journal: Müze Çalışmaları ve Kurtarma Kazıları Sempozyumu Yayınları

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[First posted in AWOL 18 March 2012, updated 26 December 2014] Müze Çalışmaları ve Kurtarma Kazıları Sempozyumu YayınlarıISSN: 1300-5626 1. Müze Çalışmaları ve Kurtarma Kazıları Sempozyumu [1990] 2. Müze Çalışmaları ve Kurtarma Kazıları Sempozyumu [1991] 3. Müze Çalışmaları ve Kurtarma Kazıları Sempozyumu [1992] 4. Müze Çalışmaları ve Kurtarma Kazıları Sempozyumu [1993] 5. Müze Çalışmaları ve Kurtarma Kazıları Sempozyumu [1994] 6. Müze Çalışmaları ve Kurtarma Kazıları Sempozyumu [1995] 7. Müze Çalışmaları ve Kurtarma Kazıları Sempozyumu [1996] […]



Charles Jones

Open Access Archaeology Digest #644

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Open Access (free to read) articles on archaeology: Getting the Word Out: Sharing Data and Ideas on Baja California’s Prehistoryhttp://bit.ly/1c8Brbs Excavations of Neolithic and Bronze Age sites near Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, 1998http://bit.ly/10LwEa7 Neolithic carvings in Maes Howe [related to Skara Brae etc]http://bit.ly/17VlQsv The re-excavation of the Inveresk hypocausthttp://bit.ly/12jWmBK Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: http://bit.ly/YHuyFK



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Digital data management workshop offered on Thursday before the AM Public Lecture- Open to all.

The Workshop entitled “Caring for Your Once and Future Data:  Guidelines for the Curation of Digital Archaeological Data”  will be presented before the Public Lecture on Thursday, from  4:00 – 5:00p.m. in the Gallery meeting space located on the lobby level of the Sheraton. Below, you will find some useful information about the workshop organized by Francis P. McManamon, Ph.D., RPA  Executive Director/Research Professor from the Center for Digital Antiquity.   Background information related to the Workshop Archaeology […]



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Friday links: outer space, monsters, and cats in libraries

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Photographer: Robert Howlett | Isambard Kingdom Brunel, builder of the Great Eastern | ca. 1857-1858 | George Eastman House, eastmanhouse.org Some stories we’ve been reading this week: The last thing we expected from a book about artists depicting outer space was a comparison to the Hudson River School! And speaking of unexpected connections, fans of Josef Albers might enjoy this 800-page hand-painted guide to paint and color from 1692. And 26 years after that book was […]



artstor

Open Access Journal: Zograf

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 [First posted in AWOL 20 October 2011, updated 26 December 2014] ZografISSN: 0350-1361 Subject: history, archeology and ethnology; other humanities 2012 Issue 36   2011 Issue 35   2010 Issue 34   2009 Issue 33   2008 Issue 32   2006-2007 Issue 31   2004-2005 Issue 30   2002-2003 Issue 29 List of Open Access Journals in Ancient Studies



Charles Jones

Holiday Goodie Rerun IV: 5 tasty YouTube channels perfect for history geeks

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I’m sure most of you are doing the same thing I’m doing right now. Spending time with family and friends, watching football, catching up on that book you’ve been dying to read, eating too much, and enjoying the occasional nap. Between now and the first week in January, you’ll get a chance to re-read some of the top posts of 2014. I may decide to jump in with something current but if I don’t, enjoy this Holiday […]



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On the 2nd Day of Christmas

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The competition gave to me … A Lewis chess piece, and a snow capped Avebury. Dig It! 2015 was one of our two runners up to receive a special edition trowel USB stick with this innovative archaeological themed Christmas tree topper, a rook … Continue reading →



Katie Green

Open Access Journal: British Museum Technical Research Bulletin

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[First posted in AWOL 25 November 2013, updated 25 December 2014] British Museum Technical Research Bulletin (BMTRB) The Technical Research Bulletin publishes the results of collaborative work by the British Museum’s curators, conservators and scientists covering a broad range of objects and materials from across the Museum’s collection. Published once a year, each issue aims to encompass objects from different continents, historical periods and material types. The Bulletin is designed to appeal both to those […]



Charles Jones

Happy Holidays!

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What I Want for Christmas By Ralphie Parker What I want for Christmas is a Red Ryder BB Gun with a compass in the stock and this thing which tells time. I think that everybody should have a Red Ryder BB Gun. They’re very good for Christmas. I don’t think that a football is a very good Christmas present.     Filed under: holiday



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