Monday, January 15, 2012

Special thanks to Adrian Brown, Susan Langley, Alexandre Monteiro, and Adam Wolfe for sending in news items.

1. Fishy find shows humans skilled anglers 42,000 years ago:
http://presstv.com/detail/221195.html
http://www.chicagotribune.com/sns-rt-sciencen14241674-20120114,0,2196749.story
http://tvnz.co.nz/world-news/fishy-find-shows-humans-skilled-anglers-42-000-years-ago-4688471

2. Complete Civil War submarine unveiled for first time [“Hunley”:
http://news.yahoo.com/complete-civil-war-submarine-unveiled-first-time-004714070.html
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45980970/ns/technology_and_science-science/
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45980970/#.TxBKUCPBq70

3. Divers discover sub off Malta, solve WWII mystery [HMS “Olympus”]:
http://www.independent.com.mt/news.asp?newsitemid=138264
http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/local/east-hampshire/submarine_found_70_years_after_sinking_1_3420189
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/12/wwii-submarine-hms-olympus-found-malta_n_1202334.html
http://www.standard.net/stories/2012/01/10/explorers-discover-wwii-british-sub-mediterranean
http://www.global-adventures.us/2012/01/11/submarine-shipwreck-hms-olympus/
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2085595/HMS-Olympus-British-submarine-wreck-70-years-sunk-Malta-coast.html?ito=feeds-newsxml
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/jan/11/british-second-world-war-submarine-wreck?newsfeed=true
http://bfbs.com/news/worldwide/lost-ww2-submarine-found-malta-coast-54236.html
http://www.newser.com/story/137323/us-team-finds-sunken-wwii-sub.html

4. Malta’s encounter with Homer’s greatest hero:
http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20120108/life-features/Malta-s-encounter-with-Homer-s-greatest-hero.401536

5. Potential medieval village among Western Isles ‘finds':
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-16514793

6. Stories of yore on view [Sharjah]:
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/displayarticle.asp?xfile=data/theuae/2012/January/theuae_January311.xml&section=theuae&col=

7. Vice President Releases the Book ‘Gujarat and the Sea’ at Ahmedabad [India]:
http://www.vadvert.co.uk/business/20544-vice-president-releases-the-book-gujarat-and-the-sea-at-ahmedabad.html

8. Did the Portuguese discover Australia?
http://news.ninemsn.com.au/national/8401465/did-the-portuguese-discover-australia
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/breaking-news/darwin-boys-gun-find-could-re-write-history/story-fn3dxity-1226240832490
http://www.ntnews.com.au/article/2012/01/10/282451_ntnews.html
http://www.couriermail.com.au/ipad/gun-has-history-in-sights/story-fn6ck51p-1226241146851
https://red003.mail.apac.microsoftonline.com/owa/redir.aspx?C=d4968b57d584479683812b6d0c530bbe&URL=http%3a%2f%2fwww.publico.pt%2fCultura%2fencontrado-canhao-pedreiro-que-podera-ser-portugues-e-ter-mais-de-500-anos-1528371

9. Museum curator may have answer to Vancouver Island totem-pole mystery:
http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Museum+curator+have+answer+Vancouver+Island+totem+pole+mystery/5979029/story.html

10. Oceans of time: Academics to build replica of Bronze Age boat using tools and methods from 4,000 years ago
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2086712/Oceans-time-Academics-build-replica-Bronze-Age-boat-using-tools-methods-4-000-years-ago.html

11. Metal detectorist finds rare treasures under sands:
http://www.wdbo.com/ap/ap/florida/metal-detectorist-finds-rare-treasures-under-sands/nGMpM/

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Wendy van Duivenvoorde, PhD
Lecturer in Maritime Archaeology
Department of Archaeology | Flinders University