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Newyork Houses Museum incorporating the Museum of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment

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Newyork Houses Museum, which is composed of two historic houses, Wygston’s Chantry House and Skeffington House, tells the story of 20th century Leicester and the history of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment. The new displays include room settings from the 1950s and 70s, a cinema experience, a collection of toys from Tudor to present day and […]

Through the gates of the museum in World archaeology

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The founding of the University of Pennsylvania Museum in the 1880s was part of the great wave of institution-building that took place in the United States after the American Civil War. The new wealth created after the Civil War gave incentive to philanthropy as a means of earning social recognition, and many wealthy and civic […]

Evaluating the “Chaco-ness” of Albert Porter Pueblo Through Special Analyses

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While Crow Canyon field archaeologists have moved their operations to Goodman Point Pueblo, researchers in the lab continue to study Albert Porter Pueblo, a large village site test-excavated by Crow Canyon from 2001 through 2004. Archaeological research is such that even long after field excavations have ceased, the lab crew has to keep “digging.” Last […]

Gyeongbok Palace Ruins Unearthed

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Ruins of part of Gyeongbok Palace dating back 600 years ago have been unearthed under a road near Gwanghwamun, the main gate of the palace. The ruins are so well preserved that they are reminiscent of those of Pompeii. The National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage under the Cultural Heritage Administration, which has been excavating […]

Research an Ancient mummy has no modern children:

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The 5,300 year old human mummy – dubbed Öetzi or ‘the Tyrolean Iceman‘ – is highly unlikely to have modern day relatives, according to new research published today. A team comprising scientists from Italy and the UK has sequenced Öetzi’s entire mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) genome – which is passed down through the maternal line – […]