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Gladiator's Tomb to Be Reburied
http://news.discovery.com/history/gladiator-tomb-reburied-121204.html

'First tartan' found on Roman statue
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-20579219

Fit for a King: Largest Egyptian Sarcophagus Identified
http://news.yahoo.com/fit-king-largest-egyptian-sarcophagus-identified-174734638.html

1,000-Year-Old Muslim Joke Book Found
http://news.discovery.com/history/muslim-joke-book-121127.html

Drought May Have Killed Sumerian Language
http://www.livescience.com/25221-drought-killed-sumerian-language.html

Underwater Archaeological Discovery Yields Korean Artifacts
http://www.arirang.co.kr/News/News_View.asp?nseq=141265

Mayans Cooked Food With Clay Balls
http://news.discovery.com/history/maya-clay-balls-121129.html

Africa's Homo sapiens were the first techies
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-12/uotw-ahs120512.php

Skeletons in cave reveal Mediterranean secrets
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-11/plos-sic112112.php

URI, IAA archaeologists discover shipwrecks, ancient harbor on coast of Israel
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-11/uori-uia112812.php

Human Poo Leaves Archeological Stain in Norway
http://news.discovery.com/earth/human-poo-leaves-archeological-stain-in-norway-121128.html

And the WTF for the week...

'Indiana Jones' Makers Sued Over Crystal Skull
http://news.discovery.com/human/archaeologist-sues-indiana-jones-makers-over-crystal-skull-121208.html

Date: 2012-12-09 11:11 pm (UTC)
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Mayans Cooked Food With Clay Balls
it appears they used them to cook the same way ancient peoples used heated up rocks.

Indiana Jones' Makers Sued Over Crystal Skull
WTF indeed. first; it's four years after the movie came out. second; their research failed miserable on the hoax part.

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