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3,000-Year-Old Golden Bowl Hides a Grisly Archaeological Tale
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Marty
- 3 hours ago - foxnews.com
In 1958, archaeologists were digging through the ruins of a burned Iron Age citadel called Hasanlu in northwestern Iran when they pulled a spectacular, albeit crushed, golden bowl from the layers of destruction
Secrets of Dinosaur Ecology Discovered in Fragile Amber
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Marty
- 6 hours ago - heritagedaily.com
The research conducted by Ryan McKellar's sounds like it could of come straight out of Jurassic Park: he studies pieces of amber found buried with dinosaur skeletons. However, instead of re-creating dinosaurs, McKellar uses the tiny pieces of fossilised
Sphinx Head Found in Mysterious Greek Tomb
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Marty
- 7 hours ago - news.discovery.com
Greek archaeologists made another amazing find on Tuesday as they unearthed the missing head of one of the two wingless sphinxes guarding the large and mysterious burial site in Amphipolis, in Greece's northeastern Macedonia region
45,000-Year-Old Man Was Human-Neanderthal Mix
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Marty
- 8 hours ago - news.discovery.com
The man, who lived 45,000 years ago, was definitely related to both humans and Neanderthals, the study published in the journal Nature reports. His DNA showed that the two human groups first mated around 60,000 years ago.
13,300 Year Old Spear Made of Woolly Rhinoceros Horn Found on Arctic Island
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Marty
- 8 hours ago - siberiantimes.com
Discovery means Paleolithic man penetrated hundreds of kilometres further north than previously understood.
Tarim Basin in China - Mummies of Proto-Slavs 4000 Years Old
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Marty
- 1 day ago - slavorum.org
The Tarim mummies are a series of mummies discovered in the Tarim Basin in present-day Xinjiang, China, which date from 1900 BCE to 200 CE. Some of the mummies are frequently associated with the presence of the Indo-European Tocharian languages
Australian Rock Art Is Threatened By a Lack of Conservation
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Marty
- 1 day ago - theconversation.com
Australian rock art is under threat from both natural and cultural forces impacting on sites. But what saddens me the most is that there is so much government lethargy in Australia when it comes to documenting and protecting Australia's rock art.
Arkaim Ancient Settlement in Russia Discovered
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Marty
- 1 day ago - slavorum.org
Russian archaeologists have unearthed some ancient and virtually unknown settlements, which they believe were built by the original Aryan race about 4,000 years ago. Ancient Aryan settlement in Russia discovered.
6,000-Year-Old Temple With Possible Sacrificial Altars Discovered
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Marty
- 1 day ago - livescience.com
A 6,000-year-old temple holding humanlike figurines and sacrificed animal remains has been discovered within a massive prehistoric settlement in Ukraine.
Comet to Buzz By Mars -- And You Get to Watch
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O O
- 1 day ago - newsglobal.us
Comet is set to zoom past Mars in a rare celestial event Sunday afternoon. event will be live streamed by Slooh, an organization that connects powerful telescopes to the Internet. The Virtual Telescope Project will also be streaming the comet's passing.
Where Mud Is Archaeological Gold, Russian History Grew on Trees
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Marty
- 2 days ago - nytimes.com
VELIKY NOVGOROD, Russia -- The note, from father to son, was the sort of routine shopping list that today would be dashed off on a smartphone. In 14th century Russia, it was etched into the bark of a birch tree and curled into a scroll
Researchers Discover Prehistoric Human Habitation Sites in the Nefud Desert
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Marty
- 2 days ago - popular-archaeology.com
Looking down from space in earth orbit, the Nefud Desert appears as an arid oval depression across the northern reaches of the Arabian Peninsula. On the ground, it is known for its sudden violent winds, large crescent-shaped dunes, and brick-red colored
Armored Fish Pioneered Sex As You Know It
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, discovery, environment, research, science, scientists, study, world )

Lone
- 2 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Fossils suggest that long before birds and bees, vertebrates used internal fertilization.
First Sex Happened Between Square-Dancing Fish
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Giana
- 2 days ago - news.discovery.com
The origin of mating via sexual intercourse has been pushed back nearly 100 million years to 430 million years ago when, according to a new study, an ancient type of fish engaged in copulation that resembled square dancing.
Iconic 2,500 Year Old Siberian Princess 'Died From Breast Cancer', Reveals MRI Scan
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Marty
- 3 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Studies of the mummified Ukok 'princess' - named after the permafrost plateau in the Altai Mountains where her remains were found - have already brought extraordinary advances in our understanding of the rich and ingenious Pazyryk culture
 

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