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A macaw skull tells us a lot about early trade in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico.

For those of you who would like to see an Anasazi scarlet macaw cloak, we recommend the Edge of the Cedars museum in Blanding, Utah.  Even after centuries, the colors are still stunning.  Scarlet macaw feathers unquestionably had a religious significance.  That’s what makes this latest study so fascinating.

http://westerndigs.org/exotic-macaws-found-at-chaco-canyon-reveal-trade-hierarchy-ancestral-pueblo/macaw-skull 

Egypt and early photographers…

SphinxEarly photographers were obsessed with archaeology.  We owe them such a debt of gratitude for documenting those sites before vandals and tourism took their tolls.  http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2015/jul/15/sacred-mystery-the-photographers-obsessed-with-the-crumbling-sphinx?CMP=share_btn_tw

PEOPLE OF THE WOLF e-book on sale for $2.99!

For those of you wanting to fill out your e-libraries, our great publisher just put PEOPLE OF THE WOLF on sale for $2.99!People of the Wolf

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/people-of-the-wolf-kathleen-oneal-gear/1100226098?ean=9781466818521

WWII ship. Why did it sink?

This is a fun video about the clues we get from filming underwater archaeological and historical sites!

http://edition.cnn.com/videos/world/2015/07/14/wwii-australia-shipwreck-survey-orig.cnn

Mother Nature waits for nobody

Mother Nature is reclaiming this Chinese Fishing Village… It will be an archaeological site in the near future.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3117557/The-eerie-beauty-China-s-seaside-ghost-town-Stunning-images-abandoned-fishing-village-green-wonderland-swallowed-mother-nature.html

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