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Egyptian Pharaoh Statue of Ramses II Is 'Big Discovery'
Offbeat  (tags: Big Discovery, Archaeology, Ancient, Egyptian Pharaoh, Egypt )

Ray
- 106 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Archaeologists have said a figure found submerged in water in a Cairo neighbourhood may depict Pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt more than 3,000 years ago.
Listen to This Male Snow Leopard's Love Song in the Eastern Sayan Mountains
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, animals, interesting, wildlife, unusual )

Marty
- 134 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Spotted by a camera trap in the Republic of Buryatia, this snow leopard has debunked the no roar theory about snow leopards, says a leading Russian authority on the wild animals....
10 Ancient Megalith Monuments With Unsolved Purposes - Listverse
Offbeat  (tags: monuments, ancient, unknown origin )

Nelson
- 360 days ago - listverse.com
Historic monuments made of stone have been standing for millennia
Italy Unearths Huge Roman Barracks During Rome Metro Dig
Offbeat  (tags: Metro dig, Unearthed, Ancient, Archaeology, Roman barracks, Italy, Europe )

Ray
- 407 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
- 499 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
- 532 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
- 576 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
- 576 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
- 604 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
- 632 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
- 660 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
- 686 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
- 719 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
- 733 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
- 739 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
 

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