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Italy Unearths Huge Roman Barracks During Rome Metro Dig
Offbeat  (tags: Metro dig, Unearthed, Ancient, Archaeology, Roman barracks, Italy, Europe )

Ray
- 45 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Excavation work for a new metro line in Rome has unearthed a huge Roman barracks from the 2nd Century AD when Emperor Hadrian was in power.
Video of Mother Helping Panda Cub Climb His First Tree Goes Viral (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cute, wildlife )

Marty
- 137 days ago - theepochtimes.com
A young panda has achieved a milestone accomplishment. The SmithsonianâEUR(TM)s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute posted to Facebook on Monday that, âEURoeAfter several attempts this morning, âEURª#âEUR?BeiBeiâEUR¬ climbed up a tree!
Bronze Age Houses Uncovered in Cambridgeshire Are Britain's 'Pompeii'
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, ancient, archaeology )

Ray
- 171 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Archaeologists have uncovered Britain's "Pompeii" after discovering the "best-preserved Bronze Age dwellings ever found" in the country.
King Tutankhamun's Tomb: Evidence Grows for Hidden Chamber
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, ancient, hidden chamber, King Tutankhamun's tomb )

Ray
- 214 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Egyptian officials now say they are "90% sure" that there is a hidden chamber in King Tutankhamun's tomb.
Nefertiti 'Was Buried Inside King Tut's Tomb'
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, ancient, King Tut's tomb, Nefertiti's remains )

Ray
- 215 days ago - bbc.co.uk
An archaeologist says he may have found evidence that Nefertiti, the former Queen of Egypt, is secretly buried inside Tutankhamun's tomb.
Ice Age Engravings Found at Jersey Archaeological Site
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, ancient, archaeology, engravings, Jersey )

Ray
- 242 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A dig in Jersey has yielded a stash of hunter-gatherer artefacts from the end of the last Ice Age, including stone pieces criss-crossed by carved lines.
Michigan Farmers Discover Woolly Mammoth Skeleton
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, ancient, animal, uncovered, farmers, Michigan, USA )

Ray
- 271 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Two farmers in rural Michigan have uncovered a woolly mammoth skeleton in a soybean field.
Kongo Gumi: Oldest Continuously Operating Company Survives 1,400 Years Before Crash
Offbeat  (tags: ancient, history, interesting )

Marty
- 298 days ago - ancient-origins.net
For 1,400 years, Kongo Gumi was a successful Japanese company involved with the construction of spectacular Buddhist temples. Until its fall in 2006, it was the worldâEUR(TM)s oldest continuously operating family business, surviving 14 centuries
Has Queen Nefertiti Been Found Behind King Tut's Tomb?
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, ancient, Queen Nefertiti, tomb of Tutankhamun )

Ray
- 324 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Has Queen Nefertiti been found behind King Tut's tomb? Scientist claims to have discovered a secret door to her burial chamber in Tutankhamun's grave, the boy king who may have been her son
Kittens Rescued From Oil Spill in Nefteyugansk
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, interesting )

Marty
- 357 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Two tiny kittens plucked to safety after almost drowning in oil graphically highlight concerns over pollution from a ruptured pipelines in a Siberian region. The young animals were victims of a recent serious spill in Nefteyugansk
More Images of Rare Big Cat Captured By Hidden Cameras
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, interesting )

Marty
- 371 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Camera traps have captured more images of one of the worldâEUR(TM)s rarest big cats out in the open in the Altai Mountains
Rare Amur Leopard Cub Undergoes Surgery After Being Caught in Suspected Trap
Offbeat  (tags: animals, interesting, wildlife )

Marty
- 377 days ago - siberiantimes.com
One of the worldâEUR(TM)s rarest big cats has had to undergo surgery after being injured by a suspected poacherâEUR(TM)s trap in a Far East national park. The one-year-old Amur leopard cub was discovered within the Land of the Leopard reserve by guards near
The Men Who Uncovered Assyria
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, lost civilisation, ancient )

Ray
- 466 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Two of the ancient cities now being destroyed by Islamic State lay buried for 2,500 years, it was only 170 years ago that they began to be dug up and stripped of their treasures. The excavations arguably paved the way for IS to smash what remained
Why Do Americans Love Ancient Grains?
Offbeat  (tags: grains, ancient, health, food market, Whole Grain Council )

Ray
- 563 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Would you like to taste the health-giving grain found in the tomb of King Tutankhamun? Or feast on the unprocessed kernels said to have been stored on the ark by Noah? Or how about a vodka made from traditionally farmed Bolivian quinoa?
Mystery Surrounds Delicate Nasca Lines Threatened By Greenpeace Stunt
Offbeat  (tags: ancient, archaeology, investigation, ethics )

Marty
- 565 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Ancient line drawings in the Andean desert, one of history's biggest mysteries, generated a firestorm of complaints against an environmental group that damaged the lines in a stunt this week
 

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