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Iconic 2,500 Year Old Siberian Princess 'Died From Breast Cancer', Reveals MRI Scan
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Marty
- 23 hours ago - siberiantimes.com
Studies of the mummified Ukok 'princess' - named after the permafrost plateau in the Altai Mountains where her remains were found - have already brought extraordinary advances in our understanding of the rich and ingenious Pazyryk culture
1,300 Year Old Ski Discovered in Norway
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Marty
- 1 day ago - medievalists.net
As glaciers in Norway melted this summer, 390 artefacts dating back to over 6,000 years ago have emerged from the ice. This includes a 1,300 year old ski, a rune stick and ancient arrows.
Mysterious Slab in Russia May Be a Sundial
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Marty
- 1 day ago - news.discovery.com
A strange slab of rock discovered in Russia more than 20 years ago appears to be a combination sundial and moondial from the Bronze Age, a new study finds.
Russian Archaeologists Discover Cave Paintings Dated 3000 BC
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Marty
- 1 day ago - themoscowtimes.com
One of the paintings discovered in the gorge features a hunting scene as well as figures that appear to be from another world -- leading scholars to conclude the paintings may have been used in ancient rituals, Interfax reported.
Archaeologists Make Surprising Discovery at Neolithic Site in Scotland
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Marty
- 3 days ago - popular-archaeology.com
It wasn't a buried cache of gold or silver that excavators came across as they methodically dug down through the remains of one of Scotland's most ancient archaeological sites. But in a very important sense, the discovery was equally exciting.
Possible Prehistoric Barbeque Pit Discovered
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Marty
- 3 days ago - cyprus-mail.com
Archaeologists have uncovered what could be a prehistoric barbeque pit used by large bands of hunters at the Prastio-Mesorotsos site in the Paphos district.
Chariot Fittings Unearthed at Iron-Age Hillfort
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Marty
- 4 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
A team of Leicester University archaeologists has unearthed a hoard of rare bronze fittings from a 2nd or 3rd century BC chariot. The remains were found during ongoing excavation of the Burrough Hill Iron Age hillfort, near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
Eatured Object: Medieval Chess Pieces
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Marty
- 4 days ago - blog.english-heritage.org.uk
These items were found at Rievaulx Abbey in the 1920s and are over 800 years old - but what are they, and what were they used for? Susan Harrison, Collections Curator at Helmsley Archaeological Store explains.
Mystery of Mass Graves in Ancient Roman Village Under Examination
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Marty
- 5 days ago - hurriyetdailynews.com
Mass graves that have been discovered at three different points of the ancient city of Pisidia Antiocheia have posed a mystery for experts, who are now examining the 24 skeletons.
Archaeologists in Greece Uncover Mosaic Dating Back to Alexander the Great
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Marty
- 6 days ago - haaretz.com
Archaeologists digging through a vast ancient tomb in Amphipolis in northern Greece have uncovered a floor mosaic that covers the whole area of a room seen as the antechamber to the main burial ground.
Viking Treasure Haul Unearthed in Scotland
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Marty
- 7 days ago - bbc.com
A haul of Viking treasure has been unearthed from a field in south west Scotland by an amateur using a metal detector. Derek McLennan, a retired businessman from Ayrshire, made the find in Dumfriesshire in September.
St. George's Church, Ethiopia
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Marty
- 7 days ago - irisharchaeology.ie
Hewn out of solid rock, the extraordinary church of St. George (Bet Giorgis), Ethiopia, represents one of the wonders of the ancient world. Dating from the late 12th or early 13th century AD, the construction of the church is ascribed to King Gebre
The Helgo Treasure: A Viking Age Buddha
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Marty
- 7 days ago - irisharchaeology.ie
A remarkable collection of religious items sourced from diverse lands was discovered during archaeological excavations on the Swedish island of Helgo. Located in Lake Malaren, to the west of Stockholm, this small island was an important Viking trading
Scientists Hope to Unravel Mystery of the 'Titanic of the Ancient World'
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Marty
- 7 days ago - theguardian.com
They call it the Titanic of the ancient world - a luxury liner dating from before the Roman empire. Now divers and archeologists, who have completed a third season on this famous wreck off the remote Greek island of Antikythera, hope that their latest
Scientists in Petrified Forest Discover Ancient Villages. Who Lived There?
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Kayleen
- 8 days ago - csmonitor.com
Archaeologists at the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona have discovered two ancient villages 1,300 years old containing weathered sand stone artifacts and tools poking out of sand dunes. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
 

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