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Carved Sphinxes at Ancient Amphipolis Tomb Will Not Be Removed
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Marty
- 9 hours ago - ekathimerini.com
Two sphinxes weighing around 1.5 tons each will not be moved from the entrance to the tomb at Ancient Amphipolis currently being excavated by archaeologists.
Ancient Oak Structure From Connemara Coast Excavated and Taken Into State Care
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Marty
- 14 hours ago - irishtimes.com
The north Connemara coastline could be one of this island's richest "time capsules" of life before sea levels rose, according to State archaeologists who have removed a 3,700-year-old structure from the shore in Co Galway.
Archaeologists Say Anglo-Saxon Sword Discovery "Couldn't Have Been Better Scripted"
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Marty
- 18 hours ago - culture24.org.uk
A surprising Anglo-Saxon burial, found in a crouched position, a range of weapons, including spearheads and shield bosses, and the fourth example of a brooch-bearing woman were among the highlights during five weeks of investigations at Barrow Clump, a Ne
Gold Coin May Be Key to Solve Sweden's 'Pompeii'
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Marty
- 19 hours ago - thelocal.se
Swedish archaeologists found a rare and valuable golden coin from ancient Rome on Monday. And they think it may explain a key part of the Sweden's history.
Diving Club Discovers 3,500-Year-Old Bronze Age Sword
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Marty
- 22 hours ago - independent.ie
The priceless artefact was picked up by Micheal O Ruairc, of Shannonside Sub Aqua Club in Banagher, Co Offaly. It is believed to date back to 1050 BC.
Callanish Stones Still Surprise
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Marty
- 1 day ago - stornowaygazette.co.uk
It may be centuries old, but the Callanish Stones site still throws up new observations about the beginnings of civilisation.
Moving on From Stonehenge: Researchers Make the Case for Archaeoastronomy
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Marty
- 1 day ago - culture24.org.uk
The field of archaeoastronomy is evolving say researchers seeking a closer relationship between astronomy and archaeology
Volunteers Help British Museum in Crowdsourcing Archeology Project
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
A 3D plastic model of a 3,000-year-old bronze axe - stored in the British Museum since it was found more than 30 years ago at Jevington, East Sussex - has been printed out in a public library in Washington DC through a unique experiment in crowdsourcing a
The Lost City of Pompeii: Pictures of An Alien World, Frozen in Time
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, science, Pompeii Eruption!, Pompeii Italy, Rome, Ancient History, Italy, Mt. Vesuvius research, history )

Cat
- 1 day ago - io9.com
A place on my bucket list. In the year 79 AD, Italy's Mt. Vesuvius erupted with superheated ash that rained fiery death on several Roman cities nearby. But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii.
The Ajanta Cave Murals: 'Nothing Less Than the Birth of Indian Art'
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Marty
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
The paintings are possibly the finest surviving picture galleries from the ancient world. Now, the oldest in two of the caves - hidden for decades - have been painstakingly restored to reveal their true beauty
Before They Left Africa, Early Modern Humans Were 'Culturally Diverse'
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - phys.org
Researchers have carried out the biggest ever comparative study of stone tools dating to between 130,000 and 75,000 years ago found in the region between sub-Saharan Africa and Eurasia.
Centuries-Old Baby Rattle Among KüLtepe Findings
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Marty
- 2 days ago - hurriyetdailynews.com
A baby rattle has been found in the Kültepe Kaniş-Karum trade colony, where excavations have been continuing since 1948 in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri.
Professor Works to Help Solve Mystery Surrounding Portrait of a Mummy
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Marty
- 2 days ago - phys.org
He looks almost Byzantine or Greek, gazing doe-eyed over the viewer's left shoulder, his mouth forming a slight pout, like a star-struck lover or perhaps a fan of the races witnessing his favorite charioteer losing control of his horses
Egyptian Mummification Started Much Earlier Than Previously Thought, Say Researchers
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Marty
- 3 days ago - popular-archaeology.com
Researchers from the Universities of York, Macquarie and Oxford have discovered new evidence to suggest that the origins of mummification started in ancient Egypt 1,500 years earlier than previously thought
Ancient Maya Cities Found in Jungle
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 days ago - news.discovery.com
A monster mouth doorway, ruined pyramid temples and palace remains emerged from the Mexican jungle as archaeologists unearthed two ancient Mayan cities.
 

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