Monday, April 22, 2013

Special thanks to Chelsea Colwell-Pasch, Terry Drew, Paul Johnston, and Dave Meadows’ Explorator team for sending in news items.

1. Historic Nashwauk anchor needs new home in Adelaide’s southern suburbs:
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/historic-nashwauk-anchor-needs-new-home-in-adelaides-southern-suburbs/story-e6frea6u-1226624244320

2. What 15,000 years of cooking fish tells us about humanity:
http://www.npr.org/blogs/13.7/2013/04/18/177748920/what-15-000-years-of-cooking-fish-tells-us-about-humanity

3. Perhaps more than 45 steamboat wrecks lay at the bottom of the Trinity (Texas):
http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/bay_area/living/perhaps-more-than-steamboat-wrecks-lay-at-the-bottom-of/article_eb1b6b7e-d377-585e-a67e-d3e91494ed21.html

4. Sable Island national park would allow gas drilling deep underground:
http://www.calgaryherald.com/technology/environment/Sable+Island+national+park+would+allow+drilling/8263034/story.html

5. Possible ancient burial ground discovered beneath Sea of Galilee in Israel:
http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/04/24/possible-ancient-burial-ground-discovered-beneath-sea-of-galilee-in-israel/
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/166987
http://www.greenprophet.com/2013/04/sea-of-galilee-reveals-mysterious-underwater-ancient-mound/

6. Hamas bulldozes UNESCO site for military training [Anthedon seaport site]:
http://www.wnd.com/2013/04/media-mum-on-hamass-razing-roman-temple/?cat_orig=world
http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2013/04/hamas-damages-heritage-site.html
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/167272#.UXFutEpVa8B
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/167178#.UXFu90pVa8A
http://www.jewishpress.com/news/hamas-bulldozes-un-heritage-site-for-terrorist-training-grounds/2013/04/16/0/?print
http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Hamas-bulldozes-UNESCO-site-for-military-training-309908

7. The real boats of of King Khufu [More on that Old Kingdom Red Sea harbour at Zaafarana]:
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/News/2263/17/The-real-boats-of-King-Khufu-.aspx
http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/69024/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/Egypts-King-Khufus-harbour-in-Suez-discovered.aspx
http://www.livescience.com/28778-worlds-oldest-harbor-papyrus-khufu-cheops.html
http://www.clevelandleader.com/node/20751
http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767610-4500-year-old-harbor-structures-and-papyrus-texts-unearthed-in-egypt?lite
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2309930/Worlds-oldest-port-believed-Egypt-alongside-papyri-revealing-fascinating-details-life-Ancient-Egyptians.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

8. Ostia Antica, torna alla luce l’età d’oro Terme e fontane nella cittadella del lusso:
http://www.sotterraneidiroma.it/notizie-sdr/item/ostia-antica-torna-alla-luce-l-eta-d-oro-terme-e-fontane-nella-cittadella-del-lusso?category_id=20 [Italian]
http://roma.repubblica.it/cronaca/2013/04/16/news/ostia_antica_torna_alla_luce_l_et_d_oro_terme_e_fontane_nella_cittadella_del_lusso-56723668/ [Italian]

9. US tourist faces trial in Turkey over beach ‘stones’:
http://www.newsdaily.com/travel/aefd9daaa15642b71b496372a2b930ae/us-tourist-faces-trial-in-turkey-over-stones

10. Silver recovered from shipwreck will go on display:
http://www.tradeonlytoday.com/home/524751-silver-recovered-from-shipwreck-will-go-on-display

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Wendy van Duivenvoorde, PhD
Lecturer in Maritime Archaeology
Deputy Director, Australian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres (ACHRC)
Department of Archaeology | Flinders University