Topic: Archeology

To conduct their analysis, researchers including Professor of Archaeology Peter Van Dommelen examined evidence from Phoenician burial sites, like the one above. Inscriptions on site markers indicated child sacrifice.

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Analysis sheds light on ancient Phoenician child sacrifice mystery

February 12, 2014 0 comments

New and detailed assessments of centuries-old burial sites suggest Phoenicians and their Carthaginian successors performed rituals of child sacrifice.

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Mentor program launches with mummy unwrapping

October 25, 2013 0 comments

The collaboration will connect undergraduates and graduate students in Egyptology.

Professor of Anthropology Douglas Anderson’s relationship with the local people of Kiana, Alas., helped the team’s excavation process progress.

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Alaska dig unearths old potential Arctic trade routes

September 6, 2013 0 comments

Clues found during the anthropological excavation reveal new information on Native American trade.

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Excavation results visualized in new lab

March 15, 2013 1 comment

Archaeology professor used interactive visuals to present research on medieval monks’ lives.