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Brendon Wilkins
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When you dig up the past, all you get is dirt.
When you dig up the past, all you get is dirt.

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For all the hard-nosed archaeologists who've seen it all and dug it all: is this the most unlikely find ever made???

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Lies, damn lies and archaeology. A step by step guide.

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When it comes to archaeological finds, what you really want is some thing with an 'est' at the end of it (oldest... biggest... shiny-est!). Here's a find that ticks a couple of those boxes - new survey results reveal that the ancient city of Knossos was around three times bigger than previously thought. Read more here...

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This game-changing project brings the fight for global heritage directly to our doorsteps…

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The Archaeology of Star Wars (or 'not very long ago in a galaxaxy not that far away...')
The Archaeology of Star Wars? If you automatically scoff at the idea, then remember... As archaeologists, we spend our lives digging up the remains of past cultural events, so HOW COULD WE POSSIBLY ignore one of the biggest cultural phenomena of our time??? Do or do not, there is no try! http://ow.ly/VYpJs

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Showstoppingly beautiful #archaeology. Glass spearpoints from Western Australia British Museum http://buff.ly/1H69Fg9
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You hum it, I'll sing it!

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A conservator's life in objects...
We asked archaeologist @sara__brown_ which objects she'd take to a desert island http://ow.ly/Ml3nT #BBCradio4
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Ouch! That really hurt!
When the hunter becomes the hunted. Toothmarks prove carnivores attacked Neanderthal children. http://ow.ly/N85bn
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My Life in Objects - as hand picked by Sara Brown - Archaeological Conservator...
We asked archaeologist @sara__brown_ which objects she'd take to a desert island http://ow.ly/Ml2Er
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