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PostPosted: Sat Jul 07, 2012 4:49 pm
UNESCO World Heritage Sites on (and off) the Endangered List
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/travelnews/2012/07/pictures/120706-unesco-heritage-danger/#/world-heritage-site-timbuktu_56099_600x450.jpg

Neolithic (Hongshan Culture) Statue Recovered and Reassembled in Inner Mongolia
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-07/07/content_15557524.htm

China's Oldest Extant Wine Recovered from a Western Zhou Tomb
http://in.news.yahoo.com/chinas-earliest-wine-unearthed-tomb-040028305.html

Remains of 17th Century Mosque Found Near Delhi Metro Corridor
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/article3612859.ece

On Paleolithic Finds in Arabia
http://content.usatoday.com/communities/sciencefair/post/2012/07/early-humans-settled-in-arabia-some-55000-years-ago/1#.T_hm28XhcYI

Latest Phoenician Finds from Sidon, Lebanon
http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Local-News/2012/Jul-04/179284-excavations-reveal-the-forgotten-cultural-treasures-of-sidons-past.ashx#axzz1zlHVsv2e

History of Ottoman Flags
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/ottomans-flags-banners-for-battles.aspx?pageID=238&nID=24913&NewsCatID=438

A Fifth Copy of the Waldseemueller 16th Century Map of the Americas found in Unrelated 19th Century Book
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18700489

On the 'Doomsday' Seed Vault in Norway
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/pictures/2012/07/120702-svalbard-doomsday-seed-vault-food-supply/#/rio-20-seed-bank-svalbard-holding-seeds_55732_600x450.jpg

Jersey Celtic Coin Hoard Also Thought to Hold Array of Other Treasures
http://www.culture24.org.uk/art391688

More on the Excavation of London's Curtain Theatre
http://www.archaeology.co.uk/articles/raising-the-curtain-excavating-shakespeares-lost-playhouse.htm

Expanded Online Resources from London's National Portrait Gallery include New Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue
http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=56361#.T_hk4sXhcYI
The Catalogue
http://www.npg.org.uk/research/programmes/late-victorian-catalogue.php

Previously Unrecorded Buildings Unearthed at Woodchester Mansion, Gloucestershire
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gloucestershire-18721761

17th Century Shropshire "Bitterley Hoard" a Successful Collaboration between Metal Detector and Archaeologist (not just coins but context, pot and leather purse recovered)
http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2012/07/04/pure-joy-at-shropshire-hoard-find-in-bitterley/

Archaeology Students Pursue the History of York's Homeless
http://www.theyorker.co.uk/news/research&%20departmental%20news/11885

Ecclesiastical Treasures Found in Ruins of Medieval Abbey in Cumbria
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/archaeology/news/spectacular-ecclesiastical-treasures-discovered-in-ruins-of-a-medieval-abbey-in-cumbria-7657875.html

Two Bog Mummies from the Hebrides Revealed to be the Remains of Six People
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/07/120706-bog-mummies-body-parts-frankenstein-ancient-science/

Archaeological Search for Kilkenny's Origins
http://www.kilkennypeople.ie/news/local/nevermind-a-city-was-kilkenny-even-a-town-1-4017243

New Listings on the Virginia Landmarks Register
http://www.nbc29.com/story/18965363/augusta-and-fluvanna-sites-added-to-the-virginia-landmarks-register

Important circa 1700 Document (complete with Zapotec) Rediscovered in American Geographical Society Library
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/07/120705204933.htm

Scholars Suggest Classic Maya did not "Collapse" but "Reorganized"
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/june-2012/article/classic-maya-collapse-did-not-happen-say-researchers

Interesting and Rare Secular Painting from Colonial Peru (acquired by Brooklyn Museum)
http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=56351#.T_hkysXhcYI
Y DNA lineage ancestor: Isaac Farris (b. 1787 in Virginia, USA)
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Known Surnames of 3rd gr.-grands:
Farris, Ramey, Montgomery, Summers, Tupman, Reynolds, Griffin, Atkinson, Powell, Witt, Dunaway, Woolery, White, Nickerson, Griest, Humbert, Mullin, Peacock, Heeter, Peters, Kern, Law, Meade, Conley, Estep, Lemaster, May, Caudill, Cooper, Salyer
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 11, 2012 10:28 am
Archaeology of the French Foreign Legion
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/07/2012/archaeology-of-the-french-foreign-legion

Song Dynasty Footprints Found in Anhui Province
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90782/7871247.html

3500 Year-Old Cemetery Found in Southwestern Iran
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2012/07/08/249938/ancient-cemetery-unearthed-in-iran/

Unearthing Persepolis's Sewage System
http://www.cais-soas.com/news/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=365:10-07-2012&catid=64

The Search for Maccabees' Tombs
http://www.timesofisrael.com/the-lost-tombs-of-the-maccabees-is-an-archaeological-mystery-close-to-solution/

Large Cache of Crusader Gold Found Off Israel's Coast
http://www.mfa.gov.il/MFA/History/Early+History+-+Archaeology/Large_cache_Crusader_gold_10-Jul-2012.htm?DisplayMode=print

Intact Roman Sarcophagus Recovered from Sea Off Southern Turkey
http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Sea+surrenders+pristine+Roman+sarcophagus+/26909

Late Antique Christian Burial Ground Found in Bulgaria
http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=141125

Climate of Northern Europe for Last 2000 Years Reconstructed
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/07/120709092606.htm

Latest Imaging Technology Used to Look Inside Roman Coin Hoard from near Bath, etc.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/07/120710093520.htm

1620s Silver Spoon Found in Herefordshire Field
http://www.herefordtimes.com/news/local/ledbury/9801509.388_year_old_treasure_found_in_Herefordshire_field/

Kitchen Garden at Penrhyn Castle Restored
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-west-wales-18743012

Archaeological Finds Suggest Presence of Pictish Fort
http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/2830038

Discovery Leads to Greater Insights into Ireland's 1790s Coastal Defences
http://www.independent.ie/national-news/archaeologists-dig-up-clue-to-early-independence-bid-3161620.html

Photo of 1922 Fire of Dublin's Four Courts Discovered
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2012/0630/1224319039541.html

More on the Uncovering of Massive Huron Settlement in Canada
http://news.yahoo.com/ancient-york-city-canada-discovered-141209740.html

Collection of Articles on the Archaeology of De Soto's Explorations
http://www.ocala.com/section/TOPIC0212

Doctor's Report on Lincoln Assassination Discovered
http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/06/06/12085876-doctors-report-on-lincoln-assassination-discovered-by-researcher?lite&utm_source=wordfly&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=JUL12CWNewsletter07.05.12&tmssource=188617

Life in the Utah Valley 1000 Years Ago
http://phys.org/news/2012-07-life-utah-valley-years.html

Early Colonial Era Shipwreck in Australia Protected
http://www.sci-news.com/archaeology/article00451.html
Y DNA lineage ancestor: Isaac Farris (b. 1787 in Virginia, USA)
mtDNA lineage ancestress: Ruth Stovall (b. 1731 in Virginia, USA)
Oldest known of any line: Ralfe Hurte (b. ca. 1410, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England)

Known Surnames of 3rd gr.-grands:
Farris, Ramey, Montgomery, Summers, Tupman, Reynolds, Griffin, Atkinson, Powell, Witt, Dunaway, Woolery, White, Nickerson, Griest, Humbert, Mullin, Peacock, Heeter, Peters, Kern, Law, Meade, Conley, Estep, Lemaster, May, Caudill, Cooper, Salyer
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 5:11 pm
Important Australopithecus Fossils Found (in Rock Sitting in Lab)
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/07/120712-human-ancestor-fossils-sediba-science-berger-live/
More
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/07/120712162744.htm

Early Evidence of Sheep and Goat Domestication in Southern Africa
[url]http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/07/120711210237.htm[/url

The Mounting of a Defense for Mali's Sufi Shrines
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5iU96UXIXD4-Czv4Tq39MhCc-rkmQ?docId=CNG.6bcdf8f05326b4ae4bce436a4f2829db.5d1

Seoul's Last Old-Style One Screen Cinema Shuts Down
http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=56468#.UAGjdMXhcYI

New Study Reveals Secrets of Gold Making by Horsemen of the Eurasian Steppe 4,000 Years Ago
http://www2.isu.edu/headlines/?p=3874

Late Antique Bulgarian City of Akra Excavation
http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=141220

Excavations at Ship Burial Site in Estonia
http://news.err.ee/2882d3f3-1a12-4203-a0c8-a24a1c857c07

Latest Discoveries at Wreck of 16th Century Swedish Warship Mars
http://www.thelocal.se/41982/20120712/

Archaeologists Unearth Temple to Demeter in Sicily
http://www.ansamed.info/ansamed/en/news/nations/italy/2012/07/11/Archaeologists-unearth-temple-Demeter-Sicily_7174433.html

Roots of Medieval Rights of Common Date Back Thousands of Years
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/07/2012/roots-of-medieval-rights-of-common-stretch-back-thousands-of-years

Late Roman/Early Medieval Silver Key and 17th Century Silver Hawk Ring Found Near Winchester
http://www.romseyadvertiser.co.uk/news/winchester/9814735.Silver_artefacts_found_near_Winchester_declared_treasure/

Celtic Gold Coins Discovered in Leicestershire
http://www.aboutmyarea.co.uk/Derbyshire/Derby/DE74/News/Local-News/226697-Celtic-Gold-Coins-Uncovered-In-Leicestershire

Excavations in Search of a Roman Cemetery in Middlewich
http://www.middlewichguardian.co.uk/news/9811605.Archaeology_team_search_for_Roman_cemetery_in_Middlewich/

Records of Pioneering Plastic Surgery from the First World War
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/9396435/Pioneering-plastic-surgery-records-from-First-World-War-published.html

Seabed of Scapa Flow Near Orkney a Graveyard of Naval Ships of Two World Wars
http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/heritage/marine-survey-uncovers-the-hidden-secrets-of-scapa-flow-naval-graveyard-1-2408641

New DNA Study Suggests Native Americans the Product of Three Waves of Immigration
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18770963

Evidence of Separate Culture Contemporary with Clovis Bolsters Multiple Migrations Hypothesis
http://news.discovery.com/history/first-americans-not-clovis-120712.html
More
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/07/120712141916.htm

Discoveries at Dig at Hamilton House in South Berwick, Maine
http://www.fosters.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20120711/GJNEWS_01/707119950/-1/FOSNEWS

Excavation of Shipwreck Off Hilton Head Island
http://www2.wsav.com/news/2012/jul/13/shipwreck-found-hilton-head-island-ar-4129148/

Finds From a 1700s Shipwreck Off of St. Augustine, Florida
http://staugustine.com/news/local-news/2012-07-12#.UAGXPsXhcYI

Archaeology of German Frontier Settlers in Indiana
http://www.courierpress.com/news/2012/jul/13/researchers-tell-city-dig-forest-frontier-settleme/

Victorian Cow Burial with Tombstones(?) Found in Indiana
http://www.abc57.com/news/local/Bones-found-in-Granger-162024555.html

PreColumbian Merchant Cemetery from Aztec Era Found in Mexico City
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20120713/lt-mexico-archaeology/

Sican Culture Tomb Found in Northern Peru
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2012-07-14/ancient-preinca-tomb-found-in-northern-peru/979958

New Section of Inca Trail Discovered in Peru
http://www.hispanicallyspeakingnews.com/notitas-de-noticias/details/new-section-of-inca-trail-discovered-in-peru/17056/

Women Dance Most Attractively When Fertile
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn22046-women-dance-most-attractively-when-fertile.html
Y DNA lineage ancestor: Isaac Farris (b. 1787 in Virginia, USA)
mtDNA lineage ancestress: Ruth Stovall (b. 1731 in Virginia, USA)
Oldest known of any line: Ralfe Hurte (b. ca. 1410, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England)

Known Surnames of 3rd gr.-grands:
Farris, Ramey, Montgomery, Summers, Tupman, Reynolds, Griffin, Atkinson, Powell, Witt, Dunaway, Woolery, White, Nickerson, Griest, Humbert, Mullin, Peacock, Heeter, Peters, Kern, Law, Meade, Conley, Estep, Lemaster, May, Caudill, Cooper, Salyer
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2012 1:08 pm
Sorry--forgot to notify--am traveling and will resume posting after August 6.

Best,
JA

Tomb of Three Kingdoms Period Warrior Unearthed in China
http://www.livescience.com/21610-three-kingdoms-tomb-holding-warrior-discovered.html

Hellenistic Harbor Discovered in Acre
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-07-17/ancient-hellenistic-harbor-discovered-in-acre-israel.html

Roman Period Grave Unearthed in Bulgaria
http://sofiaglobe.com/2012/07/17/archaeology-golden-medallions-from-roman-era-found-in-village-near-bulgarias-bourgas/

Remains of the Subject of the Mona Lisa Unearthed
http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/world/archeologists-uncover-mona-lisa-models-remains/story-fnddckzi-1226428689373

Eating Habits of Spanish Neanderthals
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/june-2012/article/spanish-cave-neanderthal-eating-habits-not-as-simple-as-thought

British Museum Opens Exhibit on World and Work of Shakespeare
http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=56613#.UAgD3sXhcYI

New Iron Age Discoveries in Inverness
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-18840754

Story behind Letter from Former Slave to Former Master in Ohio Newspaper
http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=56585#.UAgD-cXhcYI

Excavation of Suburb of Ancient Cahokia
https://www.stlbeacon.org/#!/content/26038/cahokia_construction_dig

Maya Irrigation Illustrates Resilience During Drought
http://www.livescience.com/21622-ancient-maya-water-system.html

Mask Yields Insight into Maya Beliefs
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/07/120718122833.htm
Y DNA lineage ancestor: Isaac Farris (b. 1787 in Virginia, USA)
mtDNA lineage ancestress: Ruth Stovall (b. 1731 in Virginia, USA)
Oldest known of any line: Ralfe Hurte (b. ca. 1410, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England)

Known Surnames of 3rd gr.-grands:
Farris, Ramey, Montgomery, Summers, Tupman, Reynolds, Griffin, Atkinson, Powell, Witt, Dunaway, Woolery, White, Nickerson, Griest, Humbert, Mullin, Peacock, Heeter, Peters, Kern, Law, Meade, Conley, Estep, Lemaster, May, Caudill, Cooper, Salyer
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 21, 2012 6:51 pm
While JA is gone....


When did the first people arrive in the Americas?
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/whe ... le4431946/

Study shows where identical twins part ways
http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic ... _part_ways

Sperm analyzed, one by one
http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic ... one_by_one

Mideast violence goes way back
http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic ... s_way_back

Tomb of the Chantress
http://www.archaeology.org/1207/feature ... offin.html

Austrian Archaeologists Find Medieval Bras
http://www.spiegel.de/international/zei ... 45397.html

Archeologists uncover 1600-year-old Mayan temple
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/ipad/archeo ... 6430805978

Neanderthals ate their greens
http://www.nature.com/news/neanderthals ... ns-1.11030

KP govt making efforts to get back Gandhara artefacts seized in Karachi
http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2 ... in-Karachi

­Mona Lisa's remains found in Florence?
http://rt.com/art-and-culture/news/mona ... found-483/

Three Kingdoms' Tomb Holding Warrior Discovered
http://www.livescience.com/21610-three- ... vered.html

Akko’s ancient harbor exposed
http://www.mfa.gov.il/MFA/History/Early ... l-2012.htm

Turkey Battles to Repatriate Antiquities
http://www.spiegel.de/international/wor ... 45159.html

Teddy Bear TLC Keeps Sloth Baby Alive
http://www.spiegel.de/international/zei ... 45270.html

RAF leader sought evidence of Highland Sputnik crash
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-h ... s-18868646

Vast aquifer found in Namibia could last for centuries
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18875385

have a great weekend all

Mike
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2012 11:00 am
^Thanks Mike. Here are some highlights from the period I missed:

Flat-Faced Early Human Species Confirmed, Lived Among Other Humans
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/08/120808-human-evolution-fossils-homo-nature-science-meave-leakey-flat/

Hominid Sister Species Left Traces in DNA of at Least 15 Modern Sub-Saharan Hunter-Gatherers
http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/342711/title/DNA_hints_at_African_cousin_to_humans

First Dynasty Funerary Boat Uncovered in Egypt
http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/48641/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/First-Dynasty-funerary-boat-discovered-at-Egypts-A.aspx

Study Reveals Grand Terraces Around Snefru's Pyramid at Dashur
http://news.discovery.com/history/pharaoh-sneferu-120724.html

DNA Confirms Emergence of Chickens from Southeast Asia
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/9432623/All-chickens-descend-from-south-east-Asia.html

Israeli Archaeologists Believe Neolithic Cylindrical Objects to be Early Fire Starters
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19168047

Biblical Period Seal Evidence of Samson?
http://news.discovery.com/history/seal-may-give-substance-to-samson-legend-120803.html

Byzantine Era Olive Oil Factory Unearthed near Tel Aviv
http://www.timesofisrael.com/archaeologist-unearth-unique-1300-year-old-olive-oil-factory-outside-tel-aviv/

Spectacular Large Neo-Hittite Sculpture Unearthed in Turkey
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/07/120730112103.htm
A better picture
http://news.discovery.com/history/zooms/royal-statue-hittite-120731.html

On Two Life-Sized Hittie Lion Sculptures
http://news.discovery.com/history/lion-statues-turkey-120725.html

Ancient Olympics Had Spectacular Opening Ceremonies and Pagan Partying
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/07/120727-2012-olympics-opening-ceremony-ancient-london-world-summer-games/

Pictures Story on "Vampire" Burial Found in Bulgaria
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/07/pictures/120724-vampire-skeleton-toothless-bulgaria-science/

Near-Intact Roman Ship Holds Jars of Food
http://news.discovery.com/history/roman-shipwreck-amphorae-food-italy-120808.html

What Vikings Really Looked Like
http://sciencenordic.com/what-vikings-really-looked

Is Bird Spear Uncovered in Copenhagen Evidence of a Captured Greenlander?
http://sciencenordic.com/did-recently-found-bird-spear-belong-kidnapped-greenlander

Silver Treasure Found in Gotland
http://www.thelocal.se/42422/20120804/

Medieval Mass Graves in London's East End result of Abrupt Climate Catastrophe, not Plague
http://www.london24.com/news/volcano_caused_mass_deaths_in_london_s_east_end_says_museum_1_1473328

Modern Day Veterans Unearth Tomb of Anglo-Saxon Soldier on Salisbury Plain
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/aug/06/soldiers-archaeology-somerset-discovery-afghanistan?newsfeed=true

Early Medieval Stronghold in Galloway Excavated
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/07/2012/discovery-of-early-medieval-royal-stronghold-in-southwest-scotland

15th Century Fishermen's Hut Excavated in Iceland
http://www.icelandreview.com/icelandreview/daily_news/First_15th_Century_Fishermen%E2%80%99s_Hut_Excavated_in_Iceland_0_392025.news.aspx

Remnants of the Civil War in Williamsburg, Virginia
http://www.vagazette.com/news/va-vg-wm-find-0801-20120801,0,7210831.story

Testing of Cahokia Beakers Suggests the Mississippian "Black Drink" was a Caffeinated Brew
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120806151240.htm

A Dig on a 19th Century House Site in Boise
http://www.boisestatepublicradio.org/post/archeologists-dig-downtown-boise

Captain Morgan's Treasure Unearthed in Panama
http://www.cnngo.com/explorations/life/captain-morgan-549521

Child Burials and Sacred Tree Found in Mexico City
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=56959#.UCOWncXhcYJ
also PIcture Story on Aztec Child Burials Found in Mexico City
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/07/pictures/120731-aztec-burials-child-sacrifices-mexico-city-science/
Y DNA lineage ancestor: Isaac Farris (b. 1787 in Virginia, USA)
mtDNA lineage ancestress: Ruth Stovall (b. 1731 in Virginia, USA)
Oldest known of any line: Ralfe Hurte (b. ca. 1410, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England)

Known Surnames of 3rd gr.-grands:
Farris, Ramey, Montgomery, Summers, Tupman, Reynolds, Griffin, Atkinson, Powell, Witt, Dunaway, Woolery, White, Nickerson, Griest, Humbert, Mullin, Peacock, Heeter, Peters, Kern, Law, Meade, Conley, Estep, Lemaster, May, Caudill, Cooper, Salyer
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2012 5:18 pm
Complex Woodworking Emerged in the Neolithic
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120809133805.htm

Severed Hands Found in Ancient Hyksos Palace in Egypt
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/ipad/archaeologists-discover-severed-hands-in-egyptian-palace-ruins/story-fnbzs1v0-1226448167702

Two Possible New Egyptian Pyramid Complexes Found via Google Satellite Survey
http://news.discovery.com/history/lost-egyptian-pyramids-found-120810.html

A Good Discussion of the Tang Dynasty's Controversial Wu Zetian, China's Only Female Emperor
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/history/2012/08/the-demonization-of-empress-wu/

Study Argues Burial Site Shows More Gender Equality and Compassion in Near Eastern Neolithic than Previously Though
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/08/2012/death-and-dying-in-neolithic-near-east

New Genetic Map of Jewish Diaspora
http://www.livescience.com/22137-genetics-jewish-diaspora.html

20 Ivory Statuettes Found in 4500 Year-Old Funerary Site in Portugal
http://theportugalnews.com/news/archaeologists-find-4500-year-old-ivory-statuettes/26538

Complete Roman Altar Found on Maryport Dig Site
http://www.timesandstar.co.uk/news/other/roman-altar-found-on-maryport-dig-site-1.984138?referrerPath=news/

Viking Impact on Orkney Could have been More Gradual and Peaceful than Previously Thought
http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/heritage/vicious-vikings-were-not-as-horrible-as-history-suggests-1-2462450

Dig Turns Up Evidence of Early European Trading Post in Edmonton, Alberta
http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/early-trade-post-found-under-edmonton-power-plant-1.909926

Low Water Exposes Sangamon County, Illinois, Watermill Remains
http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/illinois/05ef0cce-3f55-5c9f-a3ff-9d4c9e105a57.html

Dig in Virginia City, Nevada, May Shed Light on Late 19th Century Medicine
http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/apexchange/2012/08/08/nv--hospital-archaeology-virginia-city.html

Nat'l Geo Picture Story on Classical Zapotec Tombs Found Painted in Bright Colors
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/08/pictures/120809-pyramid-zapotec-murals-science-mexico-tombs/

Turkeys Domesticated Earlier than Previously Thought, By the Late Pre-Classic Maya
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120809090706.htm
Y DNA lineage ancestor: Isaac Farris (b. 1787 in Virginia, USA)
mtDNA lineage ancestress: Ruth Stovall (b. 1731 in Virginia, USA)
Oldest known of any line: Ralfe Hurte (b. ca. 1410, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England)

Known Surnames of 3rd gr.-grands:
Farris, Ramey, Montgomery, Summers, Tupman, Reynolds, Griffin, Atkinson, Powell, Witt, Dunaway, Woolery, White, Nickerson, Griest, Humbert, Mullin, Peacock, Heeter, Peters, Kern, Law, Meade, Conley, Estep, Lemaster, May, Caudill, Cooper, Salyer
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Posts: 61
Joined: Fri Jun 15, 2012 5:42 pm
Location: Hong Kong
YDNA:
R1b, L21, DF21, L720
MtDNA:
J2b1a2
PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 3:27 pm
As reported elsewhere, new study indicates shared DNA between Neanderthals and Humans attibuted to shared ancestry
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120813155521.htm

As reported elsewhere, Hundreds of Bogg Bodies Excaveted in Alken Enge, Denmark
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120814100302.htm

Edward VII's Difficult Childhood Revealed by Recently Released Letters
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2186847/Queen-Victoria-Letters-released-Palace-reveal-Edward-VII-driven-life-debauchery.html

Roman Mosaic Floor Unearthed in York
http://www.heritagedaily.com/2012/08/romain-remains-unearthed-by-yorkshire-water/

St. Donnan's Monastery on the Isle of Eigg Excavated
http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/heritage/monastery-where-christian-saint-was-martyred-is-uncovered-on-eigg-1-2465868

17th Century French Shipwreck from the Gulf of Mexico to be Freeze-Dried and Rebuilt
http://science.time.com/2012/08/15/17th-century-shipwreck-to-be-freeze-dried-rebuilt/

Fragments and Artifacts from American Slave Ship Found off of Bahamas
http://www.heritagedaily.com/2012/08/slave-ship-artefacts-found-at-lynyard-cay/

Nat'l Geo Picture Story on Peru's Chinchorro Culture Mummies
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/08/pictures/120813-mummies-chinchorro-proceedings-desert-driest-chile/#/death-cult-mummies-desert-shore_58198_600x450.jpg
Y DNA lineage ancestor: Isaac Farris (b. 1787 in Virginia, USA)
mtDNA lineage ancestress: Ruth Stovall (b. 1731 in Virginia, USA)
Oldest known of any line: Ralfe Hurte (b. ca. 1410, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England)

Known Surnames of 3rd gr.-grands:
Farris, Ramey, Montgomery, Summers, Tupman, Reynolds, Griffin, Atkinson, Powell, Witt, Dunaway, Woolery, White, Nickerson, Griest, Humbert, Mullin, Peacock, Heeter, Peters, Kern, Law, Meade, Conley, Estep, Lemaster, May, Caudill, Cooper, Salyer
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Location: Sault Ste Marie, Northern Ontario, Canada
YDNA:
L21-L513*
MtDNA:
H1
PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 7:12 pm
facinating piece on Edward the VII....just goes to show that money and station without love or friendship is just a different type of torture

M
Furthest Y line=Patrick Whealen 1816-1874, Tipperary Co. Ire. to Kincardine On

Y-DNA-RL21, R-513* (still looking for the 'lost Irish 'C' boys')

FTDNA=P312+ P25+ M343+ M269+ M207+ M173+ L513+ U198- U152- U106- SRY2627- P66- P107- M73- M65- M37- M222- M18- M160- M153- M126- L705- L577- L193- L159.2- L1333-
23&me=L21+
E.A.= S21-, S26-, S28-, S29-, S68-

Co Administrator of the Whalen/Phelan DNA Surname Project
http://www.worldfamilies.net/surnames/whalen
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Joined: Fri Jun 15, 2012 5:42 pm
Location: Hong Kong
YDNA:
R1b, L21, DF21, L720
MtDNA:
J2b1a2
PostPosted: Sun Aug 19, 2012 5:03 pm
Climate and Drought Lessons from Ancient Egypt
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120816110839.htm

2500 Year-Old Siberian Mummy Displays Elaborate Tattoos
http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/technology/2012/08/siberian-mummy-has-tattoos/

Paleo-Botany and Ancient Japanese Civilization
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/08/2012/technology-to-the-rescue-for-ancient-japanese-culture

Document Discovered That Seems to Indicate WWII Japanese Army "Managing" Korean Sex-Slaves
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2012/08/117_117548.html

Ancient Croation Graves Reveal Traces of Colapis Culture
http://www.croatiantimes.com/news/General_News/2012-08-17/29043/Sensational_archeological_discovery_in_Croatian_town_of_Topusko

Nat'l Geo Story on Roman Walls
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2012/09/roman-walls/curry-text

Archaeology Ahead of Construction Encounters Difficulty in Switzerland
http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/swiss_news/Switzerland_s_past_faces_an_uncertain_future.html?cid=33172196

Women Engaged in Legal Fights and Won, in 17th Century England
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120814130059.htm

A Medieval Village Called Studmarsh Apparently Unearthed in Herefordshire (perhaps this one warrants a giggle a la Monty Python)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-19304965

Reassertion that the Monmouth "Great House" is Bronze Age
http://www.southwalesargus.co.uk/news/gwentnews/9875226.Monmouth_site_is_Bronze_Age____archaeologist_in_row_with_minister/

Moffat's Work Showing the Genetic Diversity of Scotland
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/aug/15/scotland-dna-study-project

Scott's Ship the Terra Nova Found Off Greenland
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/08/pictures/120817-antarctica-scott-terra-nova-south-pole-history-science/

Louis-Hector de Calliere, Montreal's Great Defender
http://www.montrealgazette.com/Early+governor+Louis+Hector+Calli%C3%A8re+Montreal+defender/7112524/story.html

On the 1804 Lake Ontario Wreck of the HMS Speedy
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/1243683--one-man-s-quest-to-recover-artifacts-from-lake-ontario-shipwreck-brings-little-known-part-of-canada-s-heritage-to-light

Uncovering an 18th Century Slave Site in Plymouth, Massachusetts
http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/2012/08/15/unearthed-artifacts-may-point-slave-home-plymouth/whwaP88xSmZ8WZ5umrqNKJ/singlepage.html

USS Constitution, Navy's Oldest War Ship, to Sail Again
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57189#.UDEVFsVQDU0

The Steamboat Montana (wrecked 1884) reemerges due to record Drought Conditions
http://www.wlfi.com/dpps/lifestyles/must_see_video/drought-reveals-famous-sunken-ship-ob12-jgr_4310240

Ancient Tech Helped Humans Survive Global Warming
http://www.livescience.com/22418-ancient-tech-helped-people-survive-global-warming.html

Humans, not Chimps care about Fairness
http://news.discovery.com/animals/humans-may-be-the-only-animals-sensitive-to-fairness-120815.html
Y DNA lineage ancestor: Isaac Farris (b. 1787 in Virginia, USA)
mtDNA lineage ancestress: Ruth Stovall (b. 1731 in Virginia, USA)
Oldest known of any line: Ralfe Hurte (b. ca. 1410, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England)

Known Surnames of 3rd gr.-grands:
Farris, Ramey, Montgomery, Summers, Tupman, Reynolds, Griffin, Atkinson, Powell, Witt, Dunaway, Woolery, White, Nickerson, Griest, Humbert, Mullin, Peacock, Heeter, Peters, Kern, Law, Meade, Conley, Estep, Lemaster, May, Caudill, Cooper, Salyer
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