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Registration open for Popular Antiquities conference

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Popular Antiquities 2013 conference

Registration is now open for this year's Popular Antiquities: Folklore and Archaeology conference being held at the Institute on 12 & 13 October.

View from the trenches: Tanzania

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2013 excavations by the Olduvai Geochronology Archaeology Project at the MNK site

Renata Peters and Ignacio de la Torre have recently returned from the 2013 field season at Olduvai Gorge, led by the Olduvai Geochronology Archaeology Project (OGAP).

New digital resource for Coin Hoards of the Roman Republic

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Coin Hoards of the Roman Republic Online

A new web-based tool for the analysis of Roman Republican coin hoards has recently been launched by the Institute of Archaeology and the American Numismatics Society.

Ancient Egyptian jewellery 'out of this world'

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Meteoric iron beads. Credit: UCL Petrie Museum/Rob Eagle

Research led by Thilo Rehren with Institute and European colleagues has shown that ancient Egyptian iron beads at the UCL Petrie Museum were hammered from pieces of meteorites.

Registration open for Maya Glyphs 2013

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UCL Maya Hieroglyphics Workshop 2013

Registration is now open for the 2nd Annual UCL Maya Hieroglyphics Workshop being held at the Institute from 20-22 September.

Monstrous Antiquities: Call for Papers

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Monstrous Antiquities: Archaeology and the Uncanny in Popular Culture

A conference on 'Monstrous Antiquities' will be held at the Institute from 1-3 November 2013 for which a call for papers is announced with a deadline of 31 August 2013.

ASE environmental project reveals amazing finds

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ASE excavations at Medmerry, West Sussex

Excavations by Archaeology South-East (ASE) at Medmerry, West Sussex have revealed extensive Bronze Age settlement and a well-preserved medieval fish weir.

Senior promotions for Institute staff

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UCL Institute of Archaeology

The Institute is very pleased to announce the success of five staff members in UCL's Senior Staff Promotions 2012-13. The promotions, richly deserved, acknowledge staff research and teaching excellence in their respective fields.

View from the trenches: Serbia I

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A view of the Belovode excavations

Institute staff, together with colleagues from the UK and Serbia have recently completed their second and final season of excavations at Belovode, Serbia as part of the AHRC-funded Rise of Metallurgy in Eurasia project.

Origins and Spread of Domestic Animals in Southwest Asia and Europe

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A pastoral scene by Asher Brown Durand which forms the front cover image of the volume on the Origins and Spread of Domestic Animals in Southwest Asia and Europe

An exciting new volume concerning the evolution and development of Neolithic stock-keeping has just been published by Left Coast Press.

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