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Shipwreck Excavation May Explain How 17th-Century Warship Blew Itself Up
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, history )

Marty
- 22 minutes ago - theguardian.com
An underwater rescue excavation is being mounted this summer by English Heritage to solve a 349-year-old mystery: how warship the London managed to blow itself up without firing a shot at the enemy off Southend
Who Were the Ancient Bog Mummies? Surprising New Clues
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 hour ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Cast into northern European wetlands, bog bodies have long appeared as opaque to archaeologists as their dark and watery graves. But new clues are coming in the centuries-old mystery of their origins.
100,000-Year-Old Case of Brain Damage Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 hour ago - livescience.com
Given the brain damage, the child was likely unable to care for himself or herself, so people must have spent years looking after the little boy or girl, according to the researchers who analyzed the 3D images
Painting Stones: Prehistoric Decorated Quartz Pebbles
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 hours ago - pasthorizonspr.com
Painted pebbles are a bit of a conundrum. These decorated, white beach-worn quartz pebbles have been the subject of much thought and discourse since the nineteenth century. The presumed emblematic value of quartz in prehistory may have been important in p
New T-Rex Tracks Add to Pack-Hunting Theory
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - news.discovery.com
The new insight comes from several parallel tyrannosaur tracks unearthed in Canada. The dinosaur tracks provide stronger evidence for a controversial theory: That the fearsome mega-predators hunted in packs.
Southend Shipwreck The London 'Similar to Mary Rose'
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, history )

Marty
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
The excavation of an underwater wreck could be "similar in scope" to the Mary Rose warship, archaeologists have said.
The Feathery Truth About Dinosaurs Is Discovered in Siberia
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - siberiantimes.com
A dinosaur graveyard in Kulinda, on the banks of the the Olov River in Transbaikal region, has given up some remarkable secrets. For the first time, plant-eating dinosaur remains with feathers and scales have been discovered. Until now, only flesh-eating
Ancient Treasures Highlight Afghanistan's Golden History
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - brisbanetimes.com.au
Pictures of war and waste may spring to mind when the average Australian thinks of Afghanistan, but that's an impression the Western Australian Museum hopes to challenge through its new exhibition.
Earlier Stone Age Artifacts Found in Northern Cape of South Africa
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - popular-archaeology.com
The archaeologists' research on the Kathu Townlands site, one of the richest early prehistoric archaeological sites in South Africa, was published in the journal, PLOS ONE, on 24 July 2014. It is estimated that the site is between 700,000 and one million
Ancient Naval Ram Found in Phanagoria Reveals History of Popular Unrest in 63 B.C.
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - popular-archaeology.com
The Volnoe Delo Oleg Deripaska Foundation announces the discovery of an ancient naval ram used by the army of Mithradates VI of the Bosporan Kingdom to quell a popular uprising against him in Phanagoria in 63 B.C.
Palaeolithic Child With Skull Fracture Given Ceremonial Burial
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
A Palaeolithic child that lived ~100 thousand years ago found at Qafzeh in lower Galilee, Israel, was originally thought to have a skull lesion that resulted from a trauma that healed. The child died at about 12-13 years old, but the circumstances surroun
Miniature Pyramids of Sudan
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - archaeology.org
Archaeologists excavating on the banks of the Nile have uncovered a necropolis where hundreds of small pyramids once stood
Egyptian Carving Defaced By King Tut's Possible Father Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - livescience.com
A newly discovered Egyptian carving, which dates back more than 3,300 years, bears the scars of a religious revolution that upended the ancient civilization
New Archaeological Finds Uncovered at Wari Complex in Peru
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - andina.com.pe
A number of underground galleries, mausoleums, astronomical tables and human remains were found at the archaeological complex of Wari in Peru's central Andean region of Ayacucho, reported Jose Ochatoma, lead archaeologist of the excavation projec
Tyrannosaurs Prowled in Packs, B.C. Tracks Show
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, paleontology, dinosaurs, Tyrannosaurus, research, discovery, science, evolution )

Michael
- 3 days ago - cbc.ca
It would have been terrifying to run into a tyrannosaur like Albertosaurus. The massive creature that roamed western North America about 70 million years ago was as long as a bus, with a wide smile of razor-sharp teeth and claws to match.
 

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