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Modern Orthopaedics Known to Egyptian Healers?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 17 hours ago - viewzone.com
Dr. Wilfred Griggs led a team of scientists from Brigham Young University who were conducting DNA research on the six resident mummies in the Museum . During the research, an X-ray revealed a metal pin in the left leg of Usermontu
Band of Holes - Pisco Valley, Peru
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Marty
- 1 day ago - world-mysteries.com
Most people know about Nazca Lines however another, less known, unexplained mystery in Peru is located near Pisco Valley on a plain called Cajamarquilla. Thousands of man-sized holes are carved into the barren rock.
Findings Indicate Ritual Destruction of Iron Age Warriors
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Marty
- 1 day ago - pasthorizonspr.com
We have found a wooden stick bearing the pelvic bones of four different men. In addition, we have unearthed bundles of bones, bones bearing marks of cutting and scraping, and crushed skulls. Our studies reveal that a violent sequel took place after the fa
DNA Find Reveals New Insights Into the History of Cattle in Europe
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Marty
- 1 day ago - heritagedaily.com
A research team from the University of Basel uncovered some interesting findings in a Neolithic settlement at the boarders of Lake Biel in Switzerland: The DNA of a cattle bone displays genetic traces of the European aurochs
Violent Aftermath for the Warriors at Alken Enge
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Marty
- 1 day ago - phys.org
Denmark attracted international attention in 2012 when archaeological excavations revealed the bones of an entire army, whose warriors had been thrown into the bogs near the Alken Enge wetlands in East Jutland
Hundreds of Human Skeletons Found in Bolivian Mining City
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Marty
- 1 day ago - afp.com
Construction workers in Bolivia have stumbled upon a mass grave with the remains of hundreds of likely indigenous miners during the Spanish colonial era, a researcher said Saturday.
Wari Geoglyph Found in Southern Peru
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - peruthisweek.com
Archaeologists undertaking investigations in the Peruvian region of Arequipa discovered a large geoglyph last December.
Viking Warriors and Treasures Are Buried Beneath Dublin
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - irishcentral.com
A massive research project, 15 years in the making, has revealed that beneath Dublin's modern streets lies a trove of buried Viking warriors and artifacts.
Shipwreck Excavation May Explain How 17th-Century Warship Blew Itself Up
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, history )

Marty
- 3 days 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
- 3 days 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
- 3 days 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
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Marty
- 3 days 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
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Marty
- 4 days 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'
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Marty
- 4 days 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
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Marty
- 4 days 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
 

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