2012 in archaeology

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The year 2012 in archaeology involved some significant events.

Explorations[edit]

  • January - Discovery of a first-century farmhouse on the building site of the new stadium in the south of Marseille.[1]

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  1. ^ http://www.laprovence.com/article/actualites/2231432/marseille-une-ferme-du-ier-siecle-au-pied-du-velodrome.html
  2. ^ "Remains of Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre discovered in Shoreditch" (Press release). Museum of London Archaeology. 2012-06-06. Retrieved 2012-07-12. 
  3. ^ Kennedy, Maev (2012-06-05). "Shakespeare's Curtain theatre unearthed in east London". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 2012-07-12. 
  4. ^ "Historic search for King Richard III begins in Leicester". University of Leicester. 2012-08-24. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  5. ^ "Hunt for Richard III's remains under car park". ABC News (Australia). 2012-08-27. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  6. ^ "Researchers find strong evidence for medieval church in Leicester where monarch was buried". University of Leicester. 2012-08-31. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  7. ^ "Search for Richard III confirms that remains are the long-lost Church of the Grey Friars". University of Leicester. 2012-09-05. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  8. ^ "Richard III dig: 'Strong evidence' bones are lost king". BBC News. 2012-09-12. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  9. ^ "Richard III dig: DNA confirms bones are king". BBC News. 2013-02-04. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  10. ^ "Scottish dig unearths '10,000-year-old home' at Echline". BBC News. 2012-10-18. Retrieved 2012-12-27. 
  11. ^ "Significant archaeological discovery confirms Environment Agency habitat restoration work". Environment Agency. 2012-11-22. Retrieved 2012-12-27. 
  12. ^ Conneller, Chantal, et al. (December 2012). "Substantial settlement in the European Early Mesolithic: new research at Star Carr". Antiquity 86 (334): 1004–1020. 
  13. ^ Kington, Tom (2012-12-26). "Hadrian's hall: archaeologists finish excavation of Roman arts centre". The Guardian. Retrieved 2012-12-30. 
  14. ^ "Study suggests ancient Peruvians 'ate popcorn'". BBC News. 2012-101-19. Retrieved 2012-12-27. 
  15. ^ Zagorevski1, Dmitri V.; Loughmiller-Newman, Jennifer A. (January 2012). "The detection of nicotine in a Late Mayan period flask by gas chromatography and liquid chromatography mass spectrometry methods". Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 26 (4). doi:10.1002/rcm.5339. Retrieved 2012-12-27. 
  16. ^ Hildebrandt, Sybille (2012-02-03). "Vikings grew barley in Greenland". ScienceNordic. Retrieved 2012-12-27. 
  17. ^ "Armenian archeologist finds colossus of pharaoh Amenhotep III". News.am. 2012-02-17. Retrieved 2012-06-25. 
  18. ^ "Anglo-Saxon Christian grave find near Cambridge 'extremely rare'". BBC News. 2012-02-16. Retrieved 2012-12-27. 
  19. ^ Lomsadze, Giorgi (2012-03-30). "Report: Georgia Unearths the World’s Oldest Honey". Eurasianet.org. Retrieved 2012-06-25. 
  20. ^ "Maya art and calendar at Xultun stun archaeologists". BBC News. 2012-05-10. Retrieved 2012-12-27. 
  21. ^ Hamilton, Andrew (2012-05-09). "6,000-year-old settlement poses tsunami mystery". Irish Examiner (Cork). Retrieved 2012-06-29. 
  22. ^ "Roman and Celtic coin hoard worth up to £10m found in Jersey". BBC News. 2012-06-25. Retrieved 2012-06-25. 
  23. ^ Basckin, Deborah (2012-07-30). "Underwear dating back to the 15th Century found in Austrian castle". BBC News. Retrieved 2012-12-27. 
  24. ^ "Medieval lingerie from Lengberg Castle, East-Tyrol". Universität Innsbruck. 2012-07-23. Retrieved 2012-12-27. 
  25. ^ "Polar Expedition Vessel S.S. Terra Nova Discovered". 2012-08-13. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  26. ^ Rincon, Paul (2012-08-16). "Scott's wrecked ship Terra Nova found off Greenland". BBC News. Retrieved 2012-10-06. 
  27. ^ Bernardini, Federico, et al. (2012-09-19). "Beeswax as Dental Filling on a Neolithic Human Tooth". PLOS ONE 7 (9). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0044904. Retrieved 2012-12-27. 
  28. ^ "News, Weather & Information for the Channel Islands - Bronze Age axe heads discovered". channelonline.tv. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  29. ^ http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/11/pictures/121109-thracian-gold-hoard-treasure-bulgaria-science/
  30. ^ "Iron Age bronze helmet found on Canterbury farmland". BBC News. 2012-12-04. Retrieved 2012-12-27. 
  31. ^ "A Late Iron Age helmet found near Canterbury". Canterbury Archaeological Trust. 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-27. 
  32. ^ Palmer, Jason (2012-02-28). "Oetzi the Iceman's nuclear genome gives new insights". BBC News. Retrieved 2012-12-27.