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6,000-Year-Old Oak Carving Is Among Europe's Oldest
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Marty
- 7 hours ago - archaeology.co.uk
A 6,000-year-old oak timber carved with a concentric oval pattern and zig-zag lines, recently discovered in the RhonddaValley, Mid Wales, is thought to be among the oldest decorative wood carvings known from Europe.
Scientists Find Earth-Sized Planet in An Orbit Friendly to Life
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Caree
- 1 day ago - news.msn.com
For the first time, scientists have found an Earth-sized world orbiting in a life-friendly zone around a distant star. The discovery, announced on Thursday, is the closest scientists have come so far to finding a true Earth twin. The star, known as Kepler
Predators and Prey: A Roman Mosaic From Lod, Israel
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Marty
- 4 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
One of the oldest surviving complete Roman mosaics dating from 1,700 years ago, a spectacular discovery made in Lod in Israel, will go on show at Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, UK. The exhibition Predators and Prey: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel is
Ancient Roman Theatre Discovered in Florence
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Marty
- 4 days ago - ansa.it
Archaeologists digging up the remains of an ancient Roman theatre discovered under the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence have found a "vomitorium" or corridor used by as many as 15,000 theatre goers in the first and second centuries A.D., city officials say.
Bronze Age Skeleton of Dagger-Clutching Racton Man Could Have Been a King or Priest
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Marty
- 4 days ago - culture24.org.uk
Amy Roberts, the Collections Officer at the Novium in Chichester, introduces the Bronze Age Racton Man who could have national importance
Stick Insects Have Mimicked Plants Since Age of Dinosaurs
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Marty
- 4 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Walking stick insects disguised themselves as leaves starting some 126 million years ago, report paleontologists, even before the advent of flowering plants
The Die That Struck Britain's First Coins?
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Marty
- 5 days ago - blog.britishmuseum.org
One of the most recent acquisitions made by the Department of Coins and Medals is a highly unusual object - an ancient punch or 'die' used to manufacture coins in the second century BC. The die was found in Bredgar, Kent by a metal detector user in 2013 a
'Blood Moon' Will Be a Sight to Behold During Total Lunar Eclipse
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Frank
- 5 days ago - cnn.com
"Tuesday's blood moon comes right on time for the Jewish festival of Passover, which commemorates the ancient Israelites' exodus from slavery in Egypt."- cnn.com
1,300-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy Had Biblical Tattoo
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Marty
- 5 days ago - news.discovery.com
A mummy of an Egyptian woman dating back to 700 A.D. has been scanned and stripped to reveal a tattoo on her thigh that displays the name of the biblical archangel Michael.
700-Year-Old Coin Found During Bannockburn Dig
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Marty
- 5 days ago - scotsman.com
A 700-YEAR-OLD English coin has been found near the abbey where the victorious Robert the Bruce took booty from the Battle of Bannockburn.
4,500-Year-Old Boat Among Viking Artifacts Hoard Discovered in Galway Read More: Http://Www.Irishcentral.Com/Ro ots/History/4500
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Marty
- 6 days ago - irishcentral.com
Twelve boats, dating from 2,500 BC to the 11th century AD, along with other Viking artifacts have been discovered in Lough Corrib in Connemara, County Galway.
Papyrus Referring to Jesus' Wife Is More Likely Ancient Than Fake, Scientists Say
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Marty
- 6 days ago - nytimes.com
A faded fragment of papyrus known as the "Gospel of Jesus's Wife," which caused an uproar when unveiled by a Harvard Divinity School historian in 2012, has been tested by scientists who conclude in a journal published on Thursday that the ink and papyrus
The Real Flood: Submerged Prehistory
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Marty
- 6 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
As a specialist in prehistoric underwater archaeology, Dr Jonathan Benjamin looks at rising sea levels differently from most people and his fascination with this global phenomenon began when as a PhD candidate at Edinburgh University he came across the wo
Flint 14,000 Year Old Flint Tools: Earliest Human Occupation of Scotland
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Marty
- 6 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
Archaeologists have uncovered the earliest evidence of the presence of humans in Scotland with an assemblage of over 5,000 flint artefacts which were recovered in 2005-2009 by Biggar Archaeology Group in fields at Howburn, South Lanarkshire. Subsequent st
Thanks to Google's Trekker Technology, You Can See the Sights of Angkor From Anywhere in the World. For the First Time Ever, Exp
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, NewTechnology )

Marty
- 13 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
Angkor, what remains of the capital of the Khmer Empire, is an incredibly beautiful place, but it's also very remote: tucked in the Cambodian jungle, at the intersection of jumbled ancient roads, its ruins remain off the beaten path and seemingly untouch
 

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