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New Archaeological Finds Uncovered at Wari Complex in Peru
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 8 hours 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
- 8 hours 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.
Mexican Archaeologists Find Pre-Hispanic Mortuary Bundle in the State of Hidalgo
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Marty
- 18 hours ago - artdaily.com
The finding of a mortuary bundle in a rocky shelter of the oriental part of Sierra Gorda, in the municipality of Zimapan, Hidalgo, that contains the osseous remains of an adult approximately 20 years of age at death, is considered unique in the entity's
Ur of the Chaldees: A Virtual Vision of Woolley's Excavations
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 18 hours ago - blog.britishmuseum.org
Ur was an important city throughout Mesopotamian history. The excavations, led by Sir Leonard Woolley and jointly sponsored by the British Museum and the Penn Museum, uncovered its famous ziggurat complex, areas of densely packed private houses
Archaeologists Find Bizarre Burials in Burnt City
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Marty
- 19 hours ago - tehrantimes.com
An archaeological team, which has been assigned to reconstruct the ancient society of the 5200-year-old Burnt City in a new research project, have found several bizarre burials.
Northampton Town Centre Dig Reveals Rare Medieval Linen
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Marty
- 2 days ago - bbc.com
Fragments of rare medieval linen and serpentine marble have been discovered by archaeologists at a dig in Northampton town centre.
70,000 Year-Old African Settlement Unearthed
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Marty
- 2 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
During ongoing excavations in northern Sudan, Polish archaeologists from the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology in Poznań, have discovered the remains of a settlement estimated to 70,000 years old.
Archaeologists Uncover Lost Population of Ancient Amarna
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Marty
- 3 days ago - popular-archaeology.com
Since archaeologist F.Ll. Griffith's excavations in the 1920's at the ancient site of the pharaoh Akhenaten's short-lived new capital city of Akhetaten (modern Amarna), archaeologists have been puzzled about the whereabouts of the remains of the city's
The Kostenki - Borshevo
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 days ago - donsmaps.com
Kostenki is a very important Paleolithic site on the Don River in the Russia. It was a settlement which contained venus figures, dwellings made of mammoth bones, and many flint tools and bone implements. Kostenki / Kostienki is not actually a single site
Avdeevo - a Paleolithic Site With Strong Links to Kostenki
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Marty
- 4 days ago - donsmaps.com
The Avdeevo venus figures are quite variable, but most depict mature women in various stages of the reproductive cycle. Avdeevo is located on the Sejm River near the city of Kursk, Russia. Two oval living areas surrounded by semisubterranean lodges
Rouffignac Cave - La Grotte De Rouffignac, Ice Age Art
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Marty
- 4 days ago - donsmaps.com
The cave of Rouffignac, La Grotte de Rouffignac, containing ice age art has been known for centuries and was described in 1575 by Francois de Belleforest. It is located in the heart of the Perigord, between Bergerac and Sarlat in the Dordogne region.
Chauvet Cave
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Marty
- 4 days ago - donsmaps.com
Chauvet Cave in the valley of the Ardèche River in France is filled with paintings, engravings and drawings created more than 30 000 years ago, of cave lions, mammoths, rhinos, bison, cave bears and horses. It contains the earliest known cave paintings
Gargas - The Cave Art of the Grotte De Gargas
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Marty
- 4 days ago - donsmaps.com
Clinical studies by Dr A. Sahly have shown that the Gargas hands were either deformed by illness or amputated. This was confirmed by the discovery at Gargas of finger stumps thrust into the soft clay. In other caves, such as Lascaux, accidental prints of
Lagar Velho - the Hybrid Child From Portugal
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Marty
- 4 days ago - donsmaps.com
In 1998, the discovery of an early Upper Paleolithic human burial in this site has provided evidence of early modern humans from southern Iberia. The remains, the largely complete skeleton of an approximately 4 year old child buried with pierced shells
Sungir - Sunghir
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Marty
- 4 days ago - donsmaps.com
About 28 000 years ago, the residents of the Russian site of Sungir produced thousands of personal ornaments and a number of ivory carvings in geometric and animal forms. Sungir is one of the oldest known cases in which ornaments are actually found on hum
 

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