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3,500-Year-Old Child Burials Unearthed at Ancient Egyptian Work Site
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Marty
- 4 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
A team of archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed four ancient child graves at Gebel el-Silsila, the site of a former Egyptian quarry that dates back 3,500 years. The finding provides new insights on what life may have been like at this ancient work site
Sayhuite Monolith: Can You Solve the Mystery of the 200 Designs Carved By a Forgotten Creator?
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Marty
- 7 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Long ago, forgotten artists put their blood, sweat, and possibly even tears into creating more than 200 designs on a monolith in what is now Peru. They carefully engraved the forms of reptiles, felines, shellfish, and frogs and then surrounded...
Scientists Discover Clues to Identities of Mystery Warriors Lying on An Ancient Battlefield
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Marty
- 12 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Archaeologists have begun piecing together evidence that may finally reveal the identities of the mystery warriors whose remains lie scattered across a 3,300 year old battlefield at the Tollense River in Germany. Until now, scientists and historians
Archaeologists Unearth Record of Ancient AssyriaâEUR(TM)s Demise
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Marty
- 1 day ago - popular-archaeology.com
A team of archaeologists excavating at the site of Ziyaret Tepe in southeastern Turkey have discovered a rare and unique cuneiform tablet one that tells a story of frustration and desperation expressed by an ancient Assyrian official...
Evidence of 'Special Site' for Bronze Age Burials Near Loch Ness
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Marty
- 2 days ago - bbc.com
Archaeologists say they are finding increasing evidence that a site near Loch Ness was important for burials in the Bronze Age.
Face of Ancient Queen Revealed for First Time
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Marty
- 4 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Some 1,200 years ago, a wealthy noblewoman, at least 60 years old, was laid to rest in Peru richly provisioned for eternity with jewelry, flasks, and weaving tools made of gold....
Waddling Into History: Huge Ancient Penguin Inhabited New Zealand
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Marty
- 4 days ago - theepochtimes.com
Scientists have unearthed in New Zealand fossil bones of what might be the heavyweight champion of the penguin world, a bird nearly 6 feet tall that thrived 55 to 60 million years ago, relatively soon after the demise of the dinosaurs...
Ticks Fed on Dinosaurs -Here's Proof!
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John
- 4 days ago - researchgate.net
Trapped in 100-million-year-old amber, the fossils are the first ever evidence linking ticks to a dinosaur host.
Dino Duck Was Quite the Swimmer
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John
- 10 days ago - sciencenews.org
It may have walked like a duck and swum like a penguin, but a flipper-limbed creature discovered in what is now Mongolia was no bird. The strange new species is the first known non-avian dinosaur that could both run and swim, researchers say.
2,800-Year-Old Urartian Basalt Stele Covered With Cuneiform Script Discovered In Van Province, Turkey
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Marty
- 11 days ago - ancientpages.com
A 2,800 year old stele from the ancient Urartu civilization which had been missing for the past 120 years has been discovered in TurkeyâEUR(TM)s eastern Van province.
5,100-Year-Old Hydraulic System Found in China Is the Oldest in the World
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Marty
- 11 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Four years of excavations have unearthed an immense water engineering project created in China about 5,100 years ago. This predates the oldest known comparable system; which is from Mesopotamia and dates to around 4,900 years ago...
27 Statues of Goddess Sekhmet Unearthed in Luxor
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Marty
- 12 days ago - egyptindependent.com
An Egyptian-European archaeological mission working in Luxor Governorate uncovered a collection of 27 fragmented statues of the lioness goddess Sekhmet, âEUR?EgyptâEUR(TM)s Ministry of Antiquities said in a statement on Sunday....
Conrad HaasâEUR(TM) Flying Javelin: Yes, It Is 16th Century Rocket Science
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Marty
- 13 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Conrad Haas was a military engineer who lived during the 16 th century. Not much is known for certain about HaasâEUR(TM) life, in fact, he was largely forgotten by history. But this changed in 1961, when a scholar came across an old manuscript that dealt...
Prehistoric Sime Skeleton And Now 15,000-Year-Old Bone Pendant Depicting âEUR~VenusâEUR(TM) Found In Vlakno Cave, Croatia
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Marty
- 13 days ago - ancientpages.com
Earlier excavations (2011) in the Vlakno Cave, Croatia revealed the remains of a human skeleton belonging to a man, whose age was estimated at 11 000 years ago ,early Mesolithic
Did These Filed and Grooved Teeth Belong to a Viking Elite Warrior?
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Marty
- 13 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Scandinavian findings and a mass grave in Dorset, England, proves that some Viking males filed grooves into their front teeth and most likely filled them with pigment. Researchers are uncertain, but one theory is that these Norsemen were elite...
 

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