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  Museums in Pelion Greece Pilio Archaeological Sites Pelion Museums
The site was initially known for the remains of a Neolithic settlement on top of a hill there.
Excavations at the site of Fthiotides Thebes began in 1924 by G.Soteriou, and continued in 1956 by P.Lazarides.
The site is one of extreme interest, and all visitors to the region should try to pay a visit to the archaeological site.
www.aroundpelion.com /pelion-museums.html   (1206 words)

  Irish Archaeological Sites
The site at Monknewtown, Co Meath, for example, enclosed a cemetery of cremations, mainly in pits, and a ring-ditch; associated with beaker pottery and dated to 1860±45 uncal bc.
To date the majority of these sites are known from the south-east of the country, especially Tipperary and Wexford, and appear to have been constructed along the marches or border lands of the Anglo-Norman colony and the Gaelic lands.
The sites were constructed by Anglo-Norman lords at an early stage of the Norman conquest in the thirteenth century.
www.iol.ie /~sec/sites.htm   (1961 words)

 Archaeological Resources - Albuquerque's Environmental Story
Archaeological sites are nonrenewable resources; they provide the only available source of information on the people and civilizations that flourished in the middle Rio Grande Valley long ago.
Archaeological sites provide information that augments the area's sketchy, 400-year-old, written historic record; acts as a foundation for interpretive museum exhibits and educational program;, and provides a potential focus for recreational and tourist-related activities.
Mitigation of impact on archaeological sites is required for projects that are federally funded or licensed and for projects occurring on state lands.
www.cabq.gov /aes/s5ares.html   (1477 words)

 Greece Archaeological Sites: The archaeological sites of Greece and the Greek Islands
Greece Archaeological Sites: The archaeological sites of Greece and the Greek Islands
The most important monuments of the site are: the Agora of the Competaliasts, the Temple of the Delians, the Minoan Fountain, the Terrace of the Lions, the Establishment of the Poseidoniasts from Beirut, the Stoivadeion, the Theatre, Temple of Isis
The most important monuments of the site were: the palace, the wall-painted “cult-centre”, the Lion gate and “Grave Circle A” which contained the treasures now contained in the National Archaeological Museum of Athens.
www.greeka.com /greece-archaeological-sites.htm   (974 words)

 Archaeological Sites of the Southwest
This is a catalog of prehistoric archaeological sites in the "Four-Corners" states (Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico) of the American Southwest that are on public land and are legally open to visitation.
Archaeologists are glad to share their sites with us....please return the favor by taking nothing but pictures and leaving nothing but footprints.
The Archaeological Conservancy is a national, non-profit organization established in 1980 to identify, acquire and permanently preserve the most significant archaeological sites in the United States.
www.personal.psu.edu /faculty/g/h/ghb1/southwest/anasazi.html   (451 words)

 Athens Archaeological sites: The ancient sites of Athens
Athens Archaeological sites: The ancient sites of Athens
This site gives much informations about more than 30 islands located in both the Aegean and Ionian Sea.
There is a museum which houses stalae, sculptures, vases and figurine found on the site.
www.athens-hotels-360.com /athens-sites.htm   (879 words)

 Archaeological sites
Thus, expeditions of the foreign archaeological schools excavated important archaeological sites already known (for example, the French Archaeological School at Delphi and Delos, the German Archaeological Institute at Olympia).
The organised and systematic archaeological activity during the second half of the 20th century promoted the archaeological sites, which could now be visited by the public and cover the period from the Palaeolithic era to more recent times.
The archaeological sites are supervised by the Ministry of Culture via the Ephorates of the Archaeological Service in each region.
www.gnto.gr /pages.php?pageID=842&langID=2   (359 words)

 Archaeological Sites On The Web
Archaeological sites abound from across the globe, but although the world-wide web is a multi-national entity, spanning almost every country in the globe, it seems that regional considerations guide most of the information on the web, at least in the area of archaeology.
The reasoning for this is simple - since most of the people that are looking for archaeological information are looking for information on specific archaeological sites or digs, and because the people who put the information on the internet are usually studying a specific region, the information tends to become organized by region.
From these sites as well we see the common archaeological themes of artifacts, settlement sites, and physical remains, yet under the categorizational heading of the region they are in.
www.utexas.edu /courses/wilson/ant304/notes/notes97/weimannotes.html   (1012 words)

  Athens Greece history, archaeological sites, acropolis, plaka, agora
The Agora was the heart of ancient Athens, the focus of political, commercial, administrative and social activity, the religious and cultural centre, and the seat of justice.
The site was occupied without interruption in all periods of the city's history.
The site was inhabited in the prehistoric period and the cult of Zeus is attested in early historic times.
www.greeceathens.com /archaeological_sites.htm   (1225 words)

 Help Save Alaska's Heritage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
These sites represent every period in Alaska's history and prehistory from the first Alaskans 11,500 years ago who hunted large ice age animals that are now extinct, to early whaling peoples, to nomadic caribou hunters, to Russian Americans and gold miners.
Archaeological resources protected by the Archaeological Resources Protection Act include the material remains of human existence that are at least 100 years old.
Archaeological material removed from private land with the permission of the landowner may be legally sold and purchased.
www.nps.gov /bela/html/heritage.htm   (2369 words)

 Archaeological Sites Regulations - PWNHC
"archaeological artifact" means any tangible evidence of human activity that is more than 50 years old, in respect of which an unbroken chain of possession cannot be demonstrated.
A person who excavates an archaeological site shall, on completion of the excavation, restore the site, in so far as is practicable, to its original state.
All archaeological artifacts collected by a permittee shall be submitted, on or before March 31 of the year following the year for which the permit was issued, to the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre.
pwnhc.learnnet.nt.ca /policy/archsite.htm   (1119 words)

 Maya Archaeological Sites of Belize, Belize History
The site was eventually surveyed, excavated and partially consolidated from 1973 to 1979 by David Freidel of Southern Methodist University; Freidel focused on the ceremonial centre, its outliers and on the importance of trade at Cerro Maya.
The landscape around the site consists of bush, plantations and orchards and although the area to the east is swampy, the site's surroundings have twice been used by film companies for their jungle scenes.
One significant area of the site is the site of an ongoing project to recreate a Maya "forest garden" surrounding an elite residence with recreated Maya structures.
ambergriscaye.com /pages/mayan/mayasites.html   (19543 words)

 Embassy of Sudan in South Africa - Tourism | Archaeological Sites
At the outset, it has to be noted that a number of important archaeological sites once existed along the northern borders at the Nuba region.
Archaeological artifacts were kept in the National Museum and the paintings of Faras churches were exhibited in the museum gallery.
Location; these site lies at the foot of Jebel El Barkal on the right bank of the Nile as its follows downstream because of the great bend the river runs southwards, passing on the eastern site of the Jebel El Barkal.
www.sudani.co.za /tourism_sites.htm   (918 words)

 What is an Archaeological Site?
Archaeological sites are distinguished from other heritage sites due to the fact that they tend to be the relics and ruins of our past.
The Historic Places Act 1993 defines an archaeological site as a place associated with pre-1900 human activity, where there may be evidence relating to the history of New Zealand.
Other historic sites containing evidence of whaling, trading, and gold mining industries or the remains of mission stations, military redoubts, buildings and structures of early towns.
www.historic.org.nz /heritage/archsites_intro.html   (331 words)

 OHS - Ohio Historic Preservation Office - Preservation Toolbox - Wetlands and Archaeological Sites
Archaeological excavations and laboratory analysis for animal protein residue on prehistoric stone tools recovered in association with the Martins Creek mastodon confirmed that prehistoric American Indians butchered this mastodon.
The Martins Creek site is located two miles north of a late-Wisconsin terminal end moraine near the tip of a narrow peninsula of land that once extended into a glacial lake.
Continued archaeological investigations at such sites are crucial to better understanding human interactions with these environments, past, present and future.
www.ohiohistory.org /resource/histpres/toolbox/wetarch.html   (559 words)

 ASOR's Policy on Preservation of Archaeological Resources
Trade in antiquities, especially illicit trade, encourages the looting of archaeological sites and thus is a direct cause of the destruction of sites and the loss of the information they contain.
As stewards of the archaeological record, ASOR and its members have a responsibility to communicate with and act for the benefit of the public, while recognizing that the public is a diverse one.
ASOR and its members are active in educating the general public regarding archaeological interpretations of the past and the methods used in archaeology to understand human behavior and culture.
www.asor.org /policy.htm   (1240 words)

 Archaeological Sites in Sitia,Palekastro,Ierapetra,eastern Crete.Holidays,individual,accommodation
Makri Gialos, on the south coast, 38 kms from Sitia and 25 kms from lerapetra, is the coastal settlement of the Agios Stephanos community.
This is an area of great archaeological interest because, in addition to various chance finds and signs of habitation in the cave of Koufoto on the shore, a large necropolis came to light near the cave (at a place now known as Patima).
The archaeological scientific research on the Minoan civilisation that was done during the continuous excavations by Greek and non-Greek scientists did not deprive the subject of its interest, but it became much more interesting.
www.webcrete.com /Archaeological.htm   (540 words)

 Archaeological Sites in Bangladesh
In archaeological fieldwork and research this area was very much neglected for a long time for various reasons, not the least of which are its difficult geography and climate and remoteness from the main centres of the subcontinent.
Mahasthan, the oldest archaeological site of Bangladesh is on the western bank of river Karatoa 18 km, north of Bogra town beside Bogra-Rangpur Road.
The spectacular site is an imposing landmark in the area having a fortified.
www.betelco.com /bd/bdsarch/bdsarch.html   (1570 words)

 Using GIS to Model and Predict Likely Archaeological Sites
This allowed SCIAA to loosely define the archaeological significance of sites on Willamette holdings, and for the purposes of this study, "significance" was defined on three levels (Table 1).
In contrast, the 8 known sites which fall outside of the modeled area are, according to the model, unlikely to produce significant archaeological data.
Archaeological probability models are an important consideration in land-use planning because they provide a cost-effective way to target areas in need of protection or additional work prior to the development of that land.
gis.esri.com /library/userconf/proc01/professional/papers/pap651/p651.htm   (2833 words)

 Archaeological Sites   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In all of these excavations, archaeologists have been able to piece together enough evidence to reconstruct their layout and occupational history, and develop an idea of the living conditions from the material culture.
Excavations at these sites has resulted in a substantially enhanced picture as compared to what was available from documentary records alone.
More information for many of these sites can be obtained from papers and reports available in our web page containing downloadable PDF files.
www.montpelier.org /archaeology/arch_sites.cfm   (133 words)

 American Indian Archaeological Sites
The Chacoan cultural sites are part of the sacred homeland of Pueblo Indian peoples of New Mexico, the Hopi Indians of Arizona, and the Navajo Indians of the Southwest.
The artifacts found at the Folsom site, including chipped flint points known as Folsom points and a variety of other stone tools, were found in association with the remains of large mammals, particularly extinct varieties of bison.
More than 50 archaeological sites over 1,758 acres suggest a possible 8,000-year span of inhabitation, ending with five centuries of Hidatsa earth-lodge village occupation.
www.infoplease.com /spot/aihmsites1.html   (1569 words)

 Prehistoric Subsistence Data - Main Page
Some of the taxa that have been identified in archaeological deposits represent commensal species whose presence in the archaeological record are probably the result of accidental incorporation as a result of their presence in the prehistoric communities.
For the Coastal sites, this may be the result of taphonomic differences, with the delicated bones of snakes being better preserved in alkaline shell middens than in the acidic soils of the Piedmont.
Its limited presence in the archaeological record may be partially the result of the few analyzed collections from the Mountain region and the absence of collections from the earliest time periods.
www.arch.dcr.state.nc.us /subsist/subsis.htm   (4702 words)

 Archaeological Sites in Macedonia, Greece
All of these artifacts are in the archaeological museum in Thessaloniki which should be seen before visiting Vergina in order to get a more clear impression of what you are looking at.
The museum is one of Greece's best on-site archaeology museums with a display of pottery, jewelry and mosaics found at the site.
Site of the famous battle where the armies of Mark Antony and Octavius met and defeated the armies of Julius Ceasars assassins in 42BC.
www.greecetravel.com /macedonia/ancientsites.html   (589 words)

 BLM Colorado- Anasazi Heritage Center- Archaeological Sites   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Well-intentioned visitors to archaeological sites sometimes cause lasting damage because they don't know how to behave in these fragile places.
The most common disturbance to surface sites is the collection of pottery sherds and chipped stones-- either taking them home or moving them from one part of the site to another.
Another type of site frequently damaged both deliberately or inadvertently are the many rock art panels and individual designs found on cliff walls and near many ruins.
www.co.blm.gov /ahc/archsites.htm   (408 words)

 Using GIS to Model and Predict Likely Archaeological Sites
This allowed SCIAA to loosely define the archaeological significance of sites on Willamette holdings, and for the purposes of this study, "significance" was defined on three levels (Table 1).
In contrast, the 8 known sites which fall outside of the modeled area are, according to the model, unlikely to produce significant archaeological data.
Archaeological probability models are an important consideration in land-use planning because they provide a cost-effective way to target areas in need of protection or additional work prior to the development of that land.
gis2.esri.com /library/userconf/proc01/professional/papers/pap651/p651.htm   (2833 words)

 MN Office of State Archaeologist - Archaeologist Week
Although much of their work entailed exhaustive field verification of previously unrecorded sites, a great deal of data was derived from informant interviews rather than actual field survey, a method which resulted in frequent ambiguities and generalizations in the physical and legal descriptions of sites.
MS 138.51: "It is in the public interest to provide for the preservation of historic sites, buildings, structures, and antiquities of state and national significance for the inspiration, use, and benefit of the people of the state".
The "Archaeological Resource Protection Act of 1979" (PL 96-95): Established criminal and civil penalties for disturbing prehistoric and historic archaeological sites on Federal and Indian lands, and for sale, transport or receipt of archaeological resources excavated or removed from public lands or Indian lands or in violation of State or local law.
www.admin.state.mn.us /osa/mnarch/mnoverview.html   (984 words)

 Archaeological Parks in the U.S. - Intro.
An archaeological park is an archaeological site that has been preserved and opened to the public.
Archaeological parks are usually managed by state or federal governments, as part of parks systems, historical societies, museums, and universities.
Internet information on individual archaeological parks is often hidden within the web sites of managing agencies and therefore sometimes is difficult to find.
www.uark.edu /misc/aras   (367 words)

 Machu Picchu, Related archaeological Sites located in Cusco and more about Machu Picchu Peru   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The temple sector lies to the south, a funerary sector stretches to the north, and both are separated by the middle sector.
The pivotal point of the site layout lies at the point where two stairways, next to impeccably carved terraces, separate two paths that lead to either the temple or the middle sector.
Ease of defense is suggested by the steep slopes surrounding the site and constructions such as the draw-bridge on the Inca road leading to Machu Picchu, near the gate of Intipuncu and the perimeter wall.
www.inkanatura.com /cusco_machu_picchu_archaeological_sites.asp   (3960 words)

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