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  • Even before this it had been clear to archaeologists and ethnologists that there was no evidence to support the popular theory that Zimbabwe had been built in very ancient days by some Oriental people.
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  • The most brilliant results in Asia were obtained by American archaeologists at Sardis.
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  • The importance of Tarquinii to archaeologists lies mainly in its necropolis, situated to the S.E.
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  • Leake (Topography of Athens and the Demi, 2nd ed., 1841) brought the descriptive literature to an end and inaugurated the period of modern scientific research, in which German archaeologists have played a distinguished part.
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  • A start was made through the efforts of the palaeontologists and geologists, with only indirect or incidental aid from the archaeologists.
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  • The most renowned poets were at the same time men of culture and science, critics, archaeologists, astronomers or physicians.
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  • Zoologists divide the earth into biological areas or regions, so both archaeologists and ethnologists may find it convenient to have in mind some such scheme of provinces as the following, partly after the dominant ethnic provinces.
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  • This Hildesheimer Silberfund excited great interest among classical archaeologists.
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  • Numerous isolated palaeolithic objects of the Mousterian type have been found in the neighbourhood of Rome in the quaternary gravels of the Tiber and Anio; but no certain traces of the neolithic period have come to light, as the many Pre" flint implements found sporadically round Rome pro- historic bably belong to the period which succeeded neolithic (called by Italian archaeologists the eneolithic period) inasmuch as both stone and metal (not, however, bronze, but copper) were in use.
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  • Archaeologists have variously interpreted its original purpose, whether as church door, city gate or palace gate.
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  • But archaeologists have generally abandoned this conjecture.'
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  • The early history of metal-working in Greece is extremely obscure, and archaeologists are divided in opinion even on so important a question as the relative use of bronze and iron in the Homeric age.
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  • Here you find articles in the encyclopedia about archaeologists.
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  • The identity of the earliest inhabitants of Gaul is veiled in obscurity, though philologists, anthropologists and archaeologists are using the glimmer of traditions collected by ancient historians to shed a faint twilight upon that remote C past.
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  • Through this traffic objects travelled far from home, and now come forth out of the tombs to perplex archaeologists.
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  • Modern archaeologists approach the question from a different standpoint, but the origin of the American aborigines and of Mexican civilization remains extremely obscure (see America, where the primitive Mexican cultures are fully illustrated, and CENTRAL America).
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  • The conclusions at which Bent arrived as to the Semitic origin of the ruins in Mashonaland have not been accepted by archaeologists, but the value of his pioneer work is undeniable (see Zimbabwe).
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  • That village is identified by some archaeologists with the ancient Napata, which is known to have been situated near the " holy mountain."
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  • Plenty of historians, archaeologists, anthropologists and other social scientists get their start by devouring historical fiction that shares specific information about past events, cultures, and ways of life.
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  • This is because many facets of modern culture is based off of many of the ancient Hebrew texts discovered by archaeologists.
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  • Archaeologists have discovered rock drawings which depict a man standing on a pair of wooden planks, holding a long wooden stick.
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  • Archaeologists tell us that the huge vats in Egyptian tombs contained wine fermented from grapes.
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  • These children are likely to make good farmers, gardeners, botanists, geologists, florists, and archaeologists.
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  • Archaeologists believe there are many more sacrificial burial tombs and pits to be found in China.
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  • The list is ever changing because archaeologists are continually finding bones that help them to identify new species each year.
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  • This game could focus around a group of archaeologists who have entered a pyramid and unwittingly woke up the bloodthirsty mummy!
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  • Archaeologists have actually uncovered what is believed to be one of the earliest, if not the original, Chinese birth chart.
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  • Learn how archaeologists find and document fossils-Bury some toys in a large sand area.
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  • Archaeologists, for example, have discovered cave drawings depicting members of Inuit tribes using walrus skins to throw each other into the air.
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  • The only site which has attracted archaeologists is that of Eretria, which was excavated by the American School of Athens in 1890-1895.
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  • Yet throughout the bronze age it is possible to trace a fairly well-defined group of antiquities covering the basin of the Elbe, Mecklenburg, Holstein, Jutland, southern Sweden and the islands of the Belt, and archaeologists have conjectured with much probability that these antiquities represent the early civilization of the Teutonic peoples.
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  • Funeral Customs. - Icelandic writers of the 12th and 13th centuries distinguished between an earlier " age of burning " and a later " age of barrows," and the investigations of modern archaeologists have tended in general to confirm the distinction, though they have revealed also the burial-places of times antecedent to the age of burning.
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  • The twenty years' war waged round this city, and its siege and destruction by Scipio the Younger (133 B.C.) form only the most famous episode in the long struggle, which has left its mark in entrenchments near Numantia excavated in 1906-1907 by German archaeologists.
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  • Napoleons great military expedition in 1798 was accompanied by a scientific commission including artists and archaeologists, the results of whose labors fill several of the magnificent volumes of the, Description de lEgypte.
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  • During these works some local archaeologists attempted to penetrate the cave but were driven away by the labourers with curses.
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  • Not a few archaeologists have denied that there ever was a distinct Bronze Age.
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  • He was an active member of the Cotteswold Naturalists' Club and of the Warwickshire Natural History and Archaeological Society, and in 1854 he was chief founder of the Warwickshire Naturalists' and Archaeologists' Field Club.
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  • At Thoricus there is a theatre, which was cleared of earth by the archaeologists of the American School in 1886.
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  • The bulb is evidence of a direct blow, probably intentionally made, and is a point of some importance to archaeologists investigating Palaeolithic implements.
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  • Archaeologists are acquainted with objects of early art and craftsmanship, rude clay pipkins and stone weapons, which can only be classed as " human," and which do not bear much impress of any one national taste and skill.
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  • Even after the dervishes had been overthrown at the battle of Omdurman (1898) it was some time before archaeologists awoke to a sense of the historical importance of the regions thus made accessible to them.
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  • With regard to the symbol of the cross, its public use dates from the time of Constantine, though, according to many Christian archaeologists it had, prior to that date, a very important place in the so-called "disciplina arcani."
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  • It is especially necessary to make clear that the language known as Umbrian is that of a certain limited area, which cannot yet be shown to have extended very far beyond the eastern half of the Tiber valley (from Interamna Nahartium to Urvinum Mataurense), because the term is often used by archaeologists with a far wider connotation to include all the Italic, pre-Etruscan inhabitants of upper Italy; Professor Ridgeway, for instance, in his Early Age of Greece, frequently speaks of the "Umbrians" as the race to which belonged the Villanova culture of the Early Iron age.
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  • But they are separated by so many generations from the earliest historic times that sure conclusions regarding them are impossible; at all events, as yet Russian archaeologists are not agreed as to whether the ancestors of the Sla y s were Sarmatians only or Scythians also, whose skulls have nothing in common with those of the Mongol race.
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  • To the student of antiquity the most interesting are: Delos, one of the greatest centres of ancient religious, political and commercial life, where an important series of researches has been carried out by French archaeologists; Melos, where, in addition to various buildings of the Hellenic and Roman periods, the large prehistoric stronghold of Phylakopi has been excavated by members of the British school at Athens; and Thera (see Santorin), the ancient capital of which has been explored by Baron Hiller von Gaertringen.
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  • This disciple of the German philologists, this crowned Carbonaro, the friend of the archaeologists and historians who were to help him to write the Histoire de Cesar, dreamed of developing the policy of nationalism, and of assisting the peoples of all countries to enfranchise themselves.
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  • Many books, classrooms and museums have featured dinosaurs for kids, teaching the newest generation about these prehistoric superstars and inspiring future archaeologists and scientists around the world.
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  • In fact, archaeologists have unearthed clothing and other items made out of felt that were extremely well-preserved due to the craftsmanship and sturdiness of the felted wool.
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  • This statue was found at Cherchel, and is held by some archaeologists to indicate an Egyptian settlement here about 1500 B.C.
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  • The researches of archaeologists prove that Quaternary Man cared little what became of his fellow-creature's body.
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  • Had the natives of Egypt been asked to choose between the preservation of Ptolemy's famed temple and the benefit to be derived from a considerable additional depth of water storage, there can be no question that they would have preferred the latter; but they were not consulted, and the classical sentiment and artistic beauty of the place, skilfully pleaded by archaeologists and artists, prevailed.
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  • The island first attracted the notice of archaeologists by the remarkable archaic Greek bronzes found in a cave on Mount Ida in 1885, as well as by epigraphic monuments such as the famous law of Gortyna; but the first undoubted Aegean remains reported from it were a few objects extracted from Cnossus by Minos Kalokhairinos of Candia in 1878.
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  • Each of these ruins has been visited by archaeologists who have copied inscriptions, described the temples, triumphal arches, porticos, mausoleums and the other monuments which are still standing, collected statues or other antiquities; and in many cases they have actually excavated.
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  • It is doubtful, however, if Alcantara marks the site of any Roman town, though archaeologists have sometimes identified it either with Norba Caesarea or with Interamnium.
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  • But among archaeologists the word is usually restricted in its technical modern application to a sepulchral mound of greater or less magnitude.
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  • The native archaeologists of the present day hold a recognized position in the scientific world; the patriotic sentiment of former times, which prompted their zeal but occasionally warped their judgment, has been merged in devotion to science for its own sake, and the supervision of excavations, as well as the control of the art-collections, is now in highly competent hands.
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  • Of course, generally speaking, less advance was made than in many previous decades, owing to the interregnum caused by the World War, when all British, French, German, and Austrian work was held up, and only the Americans and to a lesser degree the so-called " Egyptian " Service of Antiquities (manned by French and English) did any digging at all; while in all the European countries the energies of all the archaeologists who were not superannuated were transferred to the field of war, and there was no time left to write little papers, still less big books.
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  • The red matter proves to be the remains of wine, not of blood; and the conclusion of the ablest archaeologists is that the vessels were placed where they are found, after the eucharistic celebration or agape on 'the day of the funeral or its anniversary, and contained remains of the consecrated elements as a kind of religious charm.
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