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- Midwest Excavating fined more than $50,000 for trench hazard
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Midwest Excavating
for allegedly exposing workers to trench cave-in hazards at a jobsite in Sioux Falls. ...
Washington Times. Wednesday, 21 Aug 2019.
- Ancient feces reveal how 'marsh diet' left Bronze Age Fen folk infected with parasites
'Coprolites' from the Must Farm archaeological excavation
in East Anglia, UK, shows the prehistoric inhabitants were infected by parasitic worms that can be spread by eating raw fish, frogs and shellfish.
Science Daily. Thursday, 15 Aug 2019.
- Renee and Andrew MacRae: Culloden quarry excavation completed
Renee MacRae and her three-year-old son Andrew have been missing from Inverness since November 1976.
BBC News. Thursday, 15 Aug 2019.
- Mysterious 'plain of jars' of Laos may be home to thousands of dead babies
Researchers from the University of Melbourne who were excavating
near Ban Nahoung in Laos found 18 individuals inside burial jars, more than 60 per cent of which were infants or babies.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 13 Aug 2019.
- Incredible recreation shows how Celtic noblewoman, 40, was buried in a Swedish TREE 2,000-years ago
Her remains were originally found as part of an excavation
in March 2017 at the Kern school complex in Aussersihl, but details have only been released now.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 30 Jul 2019.
- Hebrew Inscription Emerges From Ruins of the Great Synagogue of Vilna
Other finds from a recent excavation
include a prayer book and 200 gold coins
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 24 Jul 2019.
- Battle of Waterloo: Excavation unearths amputated limbs
Leg bones are found by veterans and archaeologists at a former field hospital in Belgium.
BBC News. Wednesday, 17 Jul 2019.
- Vatican Mystery Over Missing Girl Deepens as Bones Are Found
The mystery of the 1983 disappearance of the 15-year-old daughter of a Vatican employee took yet another twist Saturday following excavations this week at a Vatican City cemetery. ...
Newsmax. Saturday, 13 Jul 2019.
- Missing piece of Stonehenge returned 60 years after it was removed during excavation
A missing piece of Stonehenge has been returned 60 years after it went missing during an archaeological excavation
Fox News. Wednesday, 8 May 2019.
- Better labor practices could improve archaeological output
has, historically, operated in a very hierarchical structure, according to archaeologist. The history of the enterprise is deeply entangled with Western colonial and imperial pursuits, she says. ...
Science Daily. Monday, 22 Apr 2019.
- Ancient human skeletons found during water pipe work
Dozens of human skeletons from around 3,000 years ago have been found during water pipe excavation
work in Oxfordshire.
Sky News. Monday, 15 Apr 2019.
- Fortnite's Mystery Helicopter Could Be Linked To These New Dig Sites
A mysterious helicopter has been circling the Fortnite map. Could it be linked to the new excavation
Forbes. Wednesday, 3 Apr 2019.
- Excavation Hints at Opulent Lifestyle Enjoyed by Inhabitants of Ancient Greek City
This is the first time that residential remains have been discovered at Tenea, once thought to have been founded by Trojan prisoners
Smithsonian. Thursday, 15 Nov 2018.
- Ancient Rome: Limping Pompeii Man Was Decapitated by Stone in Last-Ditch Eruption Escape Attempt
New excavations of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii have revealed the skeleton of a man who may have been decapitated by a large stone block as he fled from the catastrophic 79 C.E. eruption of Mount Vesuvius. ...
Yahoo. Tuesday, 29 May 2018.
- Archaeologists Finally Identify a 4000-Year-Old Lost City in Iraq
A team had been excavating
the site for years before figuring out what it was.
Mental Floss. Thursday, 17 May 2018.
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