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Archaeology News - Discovery of possible 6th century musical notes etched on schism plaque in Renne, France

31 August 2017

In 2011 an ancient temple was discovered under a Jacobin Convent in Rennes, France. The discovery was made by a team of archaeologists from the French National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research (INRAP) and led by Gaëtan Le Cloirec of INRAP. The team found a number of schist plaques with various etchings including an etching of four lines...

In 2011 an ancient temple was discovered under a Jacobin Convent in Rennes, France. The discovery was made by a team of archaeologists from the French National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research (INRAP) and led by Gaëtan Le Cloirec of INRAP. The team found a number of...

In 2011 an ancient temple was discovered under a Jacobin Convent in Rennes, France. The discovery was made by a team of archaeologists from...

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Federal Court recognises exclusive Yindjibarndi Native Title claim

27 July 2017

The Federal Court has recognised an exclusive Yindjibarndi Native Title claim over an area north of Karijini National Park that includes Fortescue Metal Group's Solomon Hub mine. The decision has significant implications for royalty payments made to traditional owners and has been a source of conflict both within the Yindjibarndi community and between the Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corporation and Fortescue Metal Group. FMG...

The Federal Court has recognised an exclusive Yindjibarndi Native Title claim over an area north of Karijini National Park that includes Fortescue Metal Group's Solomon Hub mine. The decision has significant implications for royalty payments made to traditional owners and has been a source of conflict...

The Federal Court has recognised an exclusive Yindjibarndi Native Title claim over an area north of Karijini National Park that includes Fortescue Metal...

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Evidence of human occupation of Australia by 65,000 years ago

27 July 2017

There is much excitement in Australian archaeology about the recent publication of the results of exhaustive OSL (optically stimulated luminescence) dating of sediments associated with various artefacts at celebrity archaeological site Madjedbebe (formally known as Malakunanja II), located in western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia. OSL dating of artefacts excavated at the site in 1973 and particularly 1989...

There is much excitement in Australian archaeology about the recent publication of the results of exhaustive OSL (optically stimulated luminescence) dating of sediments associated with various artefacts at celebrity archaeological site Madjedbebe (formally known as Malakunanja II), located in western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia. OSL dating...

There is much excitement in Australian archaeology about the recent publication of the results of exhaustive OSL (optically stimulated luminescence) dating of...

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Archaeology News - Tower of human skulls excavated at Aztec site Templo Mayor

11 July 2017

Ongoing excavations at Templo Mayor (Great Temple), a now buried structure built by the Aztecs in their capital city Tenochtitlan (modern day Mexico City), have uncovered a large tower of at least 650 human skulls. The tower is thought to be the structure recorded by the invading Spanish conquistadores as the Huey Tzompantli. The skulls are mostly of men although the...

Ongoing excavations at Templo Mayor (Great Temple), a now buried structure built by the Aztecs in their capital city Tenochtitlan (modern day Mexico City), have uncovered a large tower of at least 650 human skulls. The tower is thought to be the structure recorded by the invading Spanish conquistadores...

Ongoing excavations at Templo Mayor (Great Temple), a now buried structure built by the Aztecs in their capital city Tenochtitlan (modern day Mexico City), have...

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