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Author Topic: October 2016 Archeology – The Americas  (Read 1666 times)

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October 2016 Archeology – The Americas
« on: October 02, 2016, 02:10:35 pm »
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Argentina
Evidence of pre-Clovis human occupation at a site in Argentina is getting a lot of attention:
http://phys.org/news/2016-09-humans-occupied-southern-cone-years.html

Canada
On Pierre Berton’s role in shaping Canadian identity:
http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20160928-the-man-who-taught-canadians-how-to-think-of-themselves

Guatemala
PreColumbian burials from Guatemala:
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-guatemala-archaeology-idUSKCN11Y2UX?feedType=RSS&feedName=lifestyleMolt

Maya artifacts from Guatemala too (I think this is different from the above):
http://news.tulane.edu/pr/tulane-archaeologists-help-unearth-maya-monuments

Peru
An Inca altar from the Cusco region:
https://www.yahoo.com/news/long-lost-inca-altar-found-beside-peru-river-012801613.html

Not sure if we mentioned these geoglyphs from Peru:
http://www.livescience.com/56232-ancient-circular-geoglyphs-discovered-in-peru.html

In case you missed the story on the reconstruction of the Lord of Sipan’s face:
https://www.sciencedaily.com/videos/76fdea2d42a3d7d126b940b0faaa7c8b.htm

United States
A rock shelter in Utah feature some dinosaur footprints which were apparently ‘decoration’:
http://westerndigs.org/cliff-dwelling-in-utah-found-to-have-unique-decoration-dinosaur-tracks/

Evidence that ‘Mexican horses’ coexisted with humans some 14 000 years bp at Paisley Caves:
http://around.uoregon.edu/content/uo-scientists-place-extinct-horse-humans-paisley-caves

Asian metal from a 11th century (or so) Inuit site:
http://westerndigs.org/asian-metal-found-in-alaska-reveals-trade-centuries-before-european-contact/

A 17th century horse burial from St Augustine:
http://www.firstcoastnews.com/news/local/st-augustine/one-of-nations-oldest-horse-burials-found-in-st-augustine/327514973

17th century artifacts relating to the Pequot War;
http://www.theday.com/local/20160928/newly-unveiled-17th-century-artifacts-show-different-perspective-on-pequot-war

18th century finds from a Borton/Ballinger farmstead site:
http://patch.com/new-jersey/cinnaminson/18th-century-artifacts-unearthed-during-rowan-college-burlington-county

A bunch of bones (apparently of prisoners) from the Finger Lakes region:
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/27/nyregion/bones-in-finger-lakes-backyard.html

Feature on Spiro Mounds:
http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/columnists/johnklein/john-klein-archaeologists-have-barely-scratched-the-surface-in-oklahoma/article_10c40b12-581c-5d98-a9ab-ba739f8b89be.html

Latest in the search for the Endeavour:
http://www.smh.com.au/national/were-closing-in-on-it-the-hunt-for-captain-cooks-ship-the-hmb-endeavour-20160927-grph8t.html

Recreating slave foods:
http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/10/01/496104487/this-historian-wants-you-to-know-the-real-story-of-southern-food

More on that ongoing North Dakota pipeline dispute:
http://phys.org/news/2016-09-north-dakota-indian-artifacts-pipeline.html
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Re: October 2016 Archeology – The Americas
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2016, 01:08:15 pm »
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Argentina
More on humans in Argentina some 14 000 years bp:
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/campsite-suggests-humans-argentina-14000-years-ago-180960667/

Canada
Latest on what flood erosion along the Bow River near Calgary is revealing:
http://www.torontosun.com/2016/10/07/flood-erosion-along-bow-river-gives-new-look-into-first-nations-past

A 1600 years bp roasting pit find from the Head-Smashed-In buffalo jump site:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/1-600-year-old-meal-unearthed-at-head-smashed-in-buffalo-jump-1.3794056?cmp=rss

More on the Terror:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/hms-terror-confirmed-1.3779127?cmp=rss

Pondering whether Vikings brought cats with them to Newfoundland:
http://www.thetelegram.com/Living/2016-09-26/article-4650275/Did-cats-come-to-Newfoundland-with-the-Vikings%3F/1

Honduras
I think we mentioned these Maya burials from Honduras:
http://www.caribbeannewsnow.com/headline-Eye-opening-discovery-in-Honduras-reveals-new-information-about-Mayan-civilization-31959.html

Peru
More on the facial reconstruction of the Lord of Sipan:
http://www.archaeology.org/news/4858-160922-peru-sipan-reconstruction

United States

Looking at the salinity of Chaco Canyon:
http://phys.org/news/2016-10-salt-secret-success-ancient-chaco.html

The pipeline dispute in North Dakota continues:
http://bismarcktribune.com/news/state-and-regional/tribe-disputes-state-archaeologist-s-report/article_32a28953-6487-591d-b7aa-489f29e93784.html

Pondering the Hamilton-Burr duel:
http://www.cnn.com/2016/10/06/politics/alexander-hamilton-aaron-burr-duel-missed/index.html

Honouring one of Yale’s early black students:
http://news.yale.edu/2016/09/30/shadows-no-more-divinity-school-honors-minister-james-wc-pennington

Barry Clifford believes he’s located the Whydah’s treasure:
http://www.southcoasttoday.com/news/20161007/explorer-claims-hes-located-famous-pirate-ships-treasure

Looking for evidence of mid-eighteenth century Saginaw history:
http://www.mlive.com/news/saginaw/index.ssf/2016/10/archaeological_dig_looking_for.html

New York City has launched an archaeological repository/digital archive:
http://phys.org/news/2016-10-nyc-archaeological-repository-digital-archive.html

More on ancient trade between Alaska and Asia:
http://westerndigs.org/asian-metal-found-in-alaska-reveals-trade-centuries-before-european-contact/
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Re: October 2016 Archeology – The Americas
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2016, 04:46:21 pm »
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Mapping the genome of the African diaspora in the Americas:
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-10/uoca-smg101016.php

Drones are being used inaccessible parts of the Caribbean too:
http://phys.org/news/2016-10-drones-history-caribbean.html

On the effects of the ‘rubber boom’ on animal life in South America:
http://phys.org/news/2016-10-documents-staggering-loss-wildlife-amazon.html

Canada
More on that buried ‘bison feast’ from Alberta:
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/1600-year-old-untouched-feast-unearthed-alberta-180960738/

Guatemala
More on the tombs from Homul:
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/oct/14/mayan-tombs-snake-kings-holmul-guatemala

Overviewish thing on the dig at El Pilar:
http://phys.org/news/2016-10-archaeology-canopy.html

Mexico
16th century Chinese porcelain in Acapulco:
http://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/ming-dynasty-china-found-in-acapulco/

An 8000 years bp ‘cache’ of animal bones from Mexico:
http://www.archaeology.org/4958-161020-mexico-bison-remains

Peru
Feature on the latest finds from Cahuachi:
http://www.agi.it/cultura/2016/10/07/news/scoperta_italiana_aggiunge_enigma_ai_misteri_di_nazca-1145250/
Evidence of ancient dog sacrifice beneath a zoo in Peru:
http://phys.org/news/2016-10-beneath-peru-zoo-ancient-dog.html

United States
Hurricane Matthew revealed some Civil War era cannonballs on a South Carolina beach:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-37611586

A 19th century distillery on the Kentucky River:
http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article108222782.html

A handwritten Lincoln letter is coming to auction:
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/10/10/handwritten-letter-from-abraham-lincoln-for-sale.html

On the ‘worst president ever’:
http://www.npr.org/2016/10/15/498056608/-worst-president-ever-one-author-says-this-title-goes-to-james-buchanan?sc=17&f=1032

Pondering a Columbus Day myth:
http://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2016/10/10/496060711/on-columbus-day-a-look-at-the-myth-that-all-the-real-indians-died-off?sc=17&f=1032

They announced the find of the de Luna settlement in Florida:
http://pulsegulfcoast.com/2016/10/uwf-announce-new-archaeological-discovery

… and a third de Luna shipwreck:
http://www.pnj.com/story/news/local/pensacola/2016/10/21/third-shipwreck-luna-fleet-uncovered/92487848/

Latest from the Castillo de San Marcos dig:
http://www.actionnewsjax.com/news/local/archeologists-finding-artifacts-near-castillo-de-san-marcos/459168888

There’s a new Wyandotte Nations centre:
http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/science/2016/10/09/01-archaeology-wyandotte-nations-new-center-aims-to-restore-lost-culture.html

On damage to the Declaration of Independence:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/was-the-declaration-of-independence-defaced-experts-say-yes/2016/10/21/5bb6efaa-96d9-11e6-bb29-bf2701dbe0a3_story.html

On the first woman to run for president:
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2016/10/18/victoria-woodhull-hillary-clinton-first-woman/92051476/

Rethinking a misunderstood aspect of the American Revolution:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/10/20/what-we-can-learn-from-one-of-the-biggest-mysteries-and-misunderstandings-of-the-american-revolution/?wpisrc=nl_az_most

More on salt at Chaco Canyon:
http://phys.org/news/2016-10-salt-secret-success-ancient-chaco.html

More on that mastodon skeleton from Michigan:
http://phys.org/news/2016-10-team-recovers-michigan-mastodon-skeleton.html

DNA of a 300 years bp baby remains connect it with an early Maryland governor:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/dna-testing-links-300-year-old-remains-of-a-baby-to-a-colonial-md-governor/2016/10/16/43ed3446-84d8-11e6-92c2-14b64f3d453f_story.html
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