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Lost Roanoke Colony’s Ft. Raleigh? New Find on Roanoke Island Creates Stir

The following excerpt is from m.obsentinel.com Scott Dawson, a native of Hatteras Island and now a resident of Colington, has shared the location of a discovery he made on National Park Service property with that agency, which has now secured the area and posted surveillance to insure that intruders don’t disturb the site. Doug Stover, […]

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View From Space Hints at a New Viking Site in North America

The following teaser is from an article posted on nytimes.com A thousand years after the Vikings braved the icy seas from Greenland to the New World in search of timber and plunder, satellite technology has found intriguing evidence of a long-elusive prize in archaeology — a second Norse settlement in North America, further south than […]

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Dr Kit Messham-Muir Joins Past Preservers

The following is from Nigel J Hetherington at Past Preservers: CAIRO AND LONDON–30th January 2013–Past Preservers is proud to announce that our talented group of presenters at Past Preservers People has grown with the addition of Dr Kit Messham-Muir, a highly recognized art theorist and historian. Currently, Kit is a Senior Lecturer in Art History […]

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Has Richard III’s Body Been Found?

The following teaser is from the September 12, 2012 edtiion of The Telegraph: ‘Strong evidence’ Richard III’s body has been found – with a curved spine Archaeologists searching under a city centre car park for the lost grave of King Richard III have discovered human remains. Here are the latest developments as scientists unveil their […]

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Biological Anthropologists Question Fossils’ Place in the Tree of Life

“Too simple” and “not so fast” suggest biological anthropologists from the George Washington University and New York University about the origins of human ancestry. In the upcoming issue of the journal Nature, the anthropologists question the claims that several prominent fossil discoveries made in the last decade are our human ancestors. Instead, the authors offer […]

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The Lost Colony Revisited

My friend, Jennifer Sheppard, alerted me to this article about the Lost Colony. Jennifer works with the Scott Dawson in researching the “Croatian” mystery. Following is a teaser: It’s a typical day at the Hatteras Histories and Mysteries Museum in Buxton, N.C., and Scott Dawson is buzzing around glass cases full of centuries-old arrowheads and […]

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Mini-Stonehenge Called Bluehenge Discovered in Wiltshire

Archaeologists have discovered a mini-Stonehenge, a mile from the site of Wiltshire’s famous stone circle. “Bluehenge”, named after the hue of the 27 stones from Wales which once formed it, has been described by researchers as a “very important” find. All that now exists of the 5,000-year-old site is a series of holes where the […]

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