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Glimpses into Malaysia’s Heritage: Archaeological Heritage

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Always a cultural melting pot, Malaysia has cultural and historical links to distant places in the Indian and Pacific oceans.  Archaeology here is young, but already reveals a rich and deep cultural record both on land and in the sea extending from Paleolithic sites in the Lenggong Valley to the Neolithic, Iron Age, and more recent periods....

The Continuing Search for Amelia Earhart

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In this interview, conducted in May 2011, at the 2011 edition of The Archaeology Channel International Film and Video Festival, Dr. Tom King answers questions about the ongoing search for aviatrix Amelia Earhart, who disappeared on July 2, 1937, in the vast Pacific Ocean in her attempt to fly around the world.....

Avenue of the Saints Archaeological Dig

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Normally, archaeological survey of proposed highway corridors takes place during the planning phase of the work.  Sometimes, the initial ground check leads to further investigation and even full-scale excavation of archaeological sites in the path of the roadway....

Strata: Portraits of Humanity - July 2015

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In and near Istanbul; The Mountain Wars of Fiji

 

The region surrounding Turkey’s Sea of Marmara, including the storied capitol city, Istanbul, is renowned for its visible reminders of antiquity. Across the islands of Fiji, hilltop fortresses tell a tale of a warfare and cannibalism going back a thousand years, when the war gods demanded tribute or revenge...

The Maya Calendar and the End of the World

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Rick Pettigrew interviews Dr. Mark Van Stone, Keynote Speaker for TAC Festival 2012 and noted specialist on Maya hieroglyphics and calligraphy, with a particular focus on the Maya calendar and predictions of the end of the world in 2012....

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Audio News from Archaeologica, 26 July 2015 - 1 Aug 2015

 

Plant domestication claimed for 23,000 BP; Philip of Macedon remains identified; Dead Sea scroll read; Maya shrine with stela fragments

 

Audio News from Archaeologica, 19 July 2015 - 25 July 2015

 

Plant domestication claimed for 23,000 BP; Philip of Macedon remains identified; Dead Sea scroll read; Maya shrine with stela fragments

 

Audio News from Archaeologica, 12 July 2015 - 18 July 2015

 

Norwegian Viking burial; Caddo villages in Texas; Nevada protest camp; early port in Goa.

 

Audio News from Archaeologica, 5 July 2015 - 11 July 2015

 

Second shipwreck from Kublai Khana’s invasion fleet; Roman fresco in France; geoglyph discoveries at Nazca; carbonized plant remains at South Dakota village.

 

Audio News from Archaeologica, 28 June 2015 - 4 July 2015

 

Sacred bobcat burial in Illinois; fingerprint on ancient Danish ceramic vessel; excavating ordinary houses at Angkor Wat; healed arrow wound in Iron Age Kazakhstan.

 

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