Monday, January 15, 2012

Special thanks to Adrian Brown, Susan Langley, Alexandre Monteiro, and Adam Wolfe for sending in news items.

1. Fishy find shows humans skilled anglers 42,000 years ago:,0,2196749.story

2. Complete Civil War submarine unveiled for first time [“Hunley”:

3. Divers discover sub off Malta, solve WWII mystery [HMS “Olympus”]:

4. Malta’s encounter with Homer’s greatest hero:

5. Potential medieval village among Western Isles ‘finds’:

6. Stories of yore on view [Sharjah]:

7. Vice President Releases the Book ‘Gujarat and the Sea’ at Ahmedabad [India]:

8. Did the Portuguese discover Australia?

9. Museum curator may have answer to Vancouver Island totem-pole mystery:

10. Oceans of time: Academics to build replica of Bronze Age boat using tools and methods from 4,000 years ago

11. Metal detectorist finds rare treasures under sands:

Wendy van Duivenvoorde, PhD
Lecturer in Maritime Archaeology
Department of Archaeology | Flinders University