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New Details Emerge on Latest Discovery of Egyptian Tomb and Treasure Trove...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
In one of the sarcophagi, the mummy is covered with gilded cartonnage, a type of material composing Egyptian funerary masks, and decorated with hieroglyphic text. It also contains the cartouche of King Psamtiak I from the 26th Dynasty. Inside...
The Mysterious Tierradentro Hypogea, Tombs and Corpses of the Pre-Colombians...
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Marty
- 21 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Tierradentro is a national archeological park in Colombia, South America. Within the Tierradentro Park are structures known as hypogea. Hypogea are defined as any structure built underground, but more commonly they are known as ancient tombs...
Ancient Dogu Figurines With Large Goggle-Eyes Defy Scholarly Explanation...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
The Jomon Period is the earliest identifiable period in Japanese history and is broken into several categoriesâEUR"Incipient, Early, Middle, and Late. Comprised of a sedentary culture, the Jomon people are best known for their early pottery skills...
The Controversial Origins of the Maine Penny, A Norse Coin Found in a Native American Settlement...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
Literary evidence for the Viking exploration of North America can be found in the Vinland Sagas. These were two Icelandic sagas written in the 13th century regarding the Norse exploration of North America undertaken about two centuries earlier...
Amazing Find With a Metal Detector - The Incredible Staffordshire Anglo-Saxon Gold Hoard....
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
Many people enjoy searching with a metal detector in hopes of finding treasures that have either a financial value, or some historical significance. While most people may be lucky to find a few odds and ends, once in a great while someone finds.....
New Study Reveal Origins of Elongated Skulls in the Carpathian Basin...
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Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
New research published this month in the journal Neurosurgical Focus, has sought to unravel the history, origin, and ethnic context of elongated skulls found in the Carpathian Basin, a large basin in East-Central Europe centred in the territory...
Assyrian Stele Containing Ancient Curse Will Not Be Reunited With Its Other Half...
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Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
Whoever discards this image from the presence of Salmanu puts it into another place, whether he throws it into water or covers it with earth or brings and places it into a taboo house where it is inaccessible, may the god Salmanu, the great lord...
Accidental Discovery of 8,000-Year-Old Settlements and Necropolis in Greece....
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Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
An impressive discovery of ancient lacustrine settlements and a huge necropolis, dating back as early as 8,000 years ago, has been brought to light by an archaeological excavation in the area between the villages of St. Panteleimon.....
Translation of Tempest Stela Could Change Ancient Timeline...
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Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
The Tempest Stela is a 6-foot-tall calcite block found in the 3rd Pylon of the temple of Karnak in Thebes, modern Luxor. In a new translation of the 40-line inscription, scholars affirm previous beliefs that its description of unusual weather patterns...
The 6,000-Year-Old Crown Found in Dead Sea Cave...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
The oldest known crown in the world, which was famously discovered in 1961 as part of the Nahal Mishmar Hoard, along with numerous other treasured artifacts, was recently revealed in New York University's Institute for the Study of the Ancient World...
Rare, Native American Artifact Discovered in Newtown...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - wvxu.org
Contractors digging a trench for a fiber optic box north of Newtown's administrative hall earlier this month found human remains. They called police who quickly realized it was a burial site and not a crime scene..
The Music of the Maya: Mysterious Whistles Confound Experts...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Music has held a special role in human society for thousands of years. In ancient China, for instance, sets of bronze bells were played for entertainment and ritual purposes at court. The complementary tones produced by the different bells...
Ancient Coffin Rescued From Tomb Raiders in Inner Mongolia Reveals Remains of Aristocratic Woman....
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Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Chinese archaeologists rescued an ancient coffin from tomb raiders trying to break in to a grave site via a 10 metre hole in a pasture region of ChinaâEUR(TM)s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The 1,500-year-old coffin contained the silk-wrapped body.....
Newly Discovered Ancient Tomb in Greece May Belong to King Cassander....
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Last week, a Greek archaeologist announced the discovery of 20 burials near MacedoniaâEUR(TM)s ancient capital in northern Greece dating back to the 6th century BC until the early Hellenistic era (4th âEUR" 3rd century BC), which researchers hoped may be...
 

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