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Scan Finds New Tattoos on 5300-Year-Old Iceman
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Marty
- 13 hours ago - redorbit.com
A new study has used advanced imaging techniques to identify previously unknown tattoos on the ribcage of the 5300-year old man known as Ã-tzi, bringing his total number of tattoos to 61.
The UK's Oldest Surviving Yacht Prepares to Emerge From Its Subterranean Home
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Marty
- 20 hours ago - culture24.org.uk
Curators and conservators at the Nautical Museum in Castletown on the Isle of Man are about to embark on a vital nautical rescue mission as they prepare to remove the UKâEUR(TM)s earliest example of a British yacht from her cellar for essential restoration.
Treasured 16th-Century 'Lenox Globe' Gets a Digital Makeover
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Marty
- 20 hours ago - livescience.com
In a dark room at the New York Public Library, a cartographer, a curator of rare books and a handful of scientists crowded around a camera ringed by colored lights. All eyes were trained on a small, copper sphere about the size of a grapefruit
Mysterious Man-Made Ditches Predate Amazon Rainforest
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Marty
- 21 hours ago - theepochtimes.com
A new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has revealed that a series of mysterious lines and geometric shapes carved into the Amazonian landscape were created thousands of years ago
Sappho's New Poems: The Tangled Tale of Their Discovery
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Marty
- 22 hours ago - livescience.com
Imagine that every copy of William Shakespeare's First Folio had been destroyed some 350 years ago. We might have heard tell of how great "Macbeth" once was on stage, but we couldn't perform it ourselves. Without the First Folio, we'd be deprived
Gripping Tale: Hominin Hands Hold Clues to Tool Use
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Marty
- 1 day ago - livescience.com
The ancestors of humans may have evolved humanlike hands that were precise and powerful enough to use stone tools more than a half million years before such tools were even developed, researchers say
The Origins of Human Beings According to Ancient Sumerian Texts (+Videos)
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Marty
- 1 day ago - theepochtimes.com
Sumer, or the âEUR~land of civilized kingsâEUR(TM), flourished in Mesopotamia, now modern-day Iraq, around 4500 BC. Sumerians created an advanced civilization with its own system of elaborate language and writing, architecture and arts, astronomy and
9,000-Year-Old Flutes Found in China
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Marty
- 1 day ago - theepochtimes.com
Researchers in China discovered six complete ancient flutes made of bone belonging to the Neolithic period carbon dated to about 9,000 years old. Fragments of many more flutes were found in the same area too. The flutes are complete playable flutes made
Has the Mystery of the Lost Persian Army Finally Been Solved?
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Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
The final resting place of a 50,000-strong Persian army which was swallowed up in a cataclysmic sandstorm in the Sahara Desert around 524 BC is one of the greatest mysteries in ancient history
Relics From the Niuheliang Goddess Temple, the Most Mysterious Site of the Ancient Hongshan
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Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The Neolithic Hongshan culture has revealed itself to researchers through its long-preserved bounty of jade artifacts, its ceremonial monuments, its burial traditions, and its influence in the origins of the Chinese civilization.
The Early Temples and Monuments of the Alban People in Ancient Azerbaijan
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Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
According to the information gleaned from numerous historical sources, the territories of ancient Azerbaijan, known as Caucasian Albania (not to be confused with the modern-day Albania in Europe) covered a wide area and was populated by many prehistoric
Evidence of Successful Brain Surgery and Ancient Pharmaceutical Warehouse Found in Turkey
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Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Archaeologists have unearthed evidence of ancient surgery among the remains of people who lived in a settlement near Istanbul, Turkey, between the 11th and 6th centuries B.C. A skull, buried among the many remains undergoing excavation in the location
New Research Details How a Preserved Fossil Found in China Could Be the Oldest Record of Post-Natal Parental Care From the Middl
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Marty
- 3 days ago - heritagedaily.com
The specimen, found by a farmer in China, is of an apparent family group with an adult, surrounded by six juveniles of the same species. Given that the smaller individuals are of similar sizes, the group interpreted this as indicating an adult with
 

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