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Porcupines Lived in Siberia Until 30,000 Years Ago, Shows New Research
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 10 hours ago - siberiantimes.com
Around 30,000 to 40,000 years ago the most northerly outpost of porcupines lived in the Altai Mountains, but not in other regions of Siberia. The findings come from radiocarbon dating of teeth and bones...
Evidence of Ancient Megalithic Culture in Massachusetts Revealed For the First Time
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Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
In the gorgeously rustic country hills of Northern Ireland, about an hour north of Derry, is the tiny hamlet of Laraghirril. In the distant southwestern fields of this town sits an ancient cairn with beautifully placed megalithic stones...
Searching for the Lost Footsteps of the Scorpion Kings
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Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
The name âEUR~ScorpionâEUR(TM) probably comes from Serqet (also spelt Serket), the goddess of medicine, magic, nature and animals. It is unknown when her cult appeared but she had always been depicted as a scorpion. It is not surprising that the scorpion...
Medieval Burials on Yamal Peninsula May Have Been Ritualistic Sacrifices
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Marty
- 1 day ago - siberiantimes.com
The find of four graves from the 11th century site Yur-Yakha III are unlike anything else seen from this era in Yamal, say scientists. Two of the dead were young women aged around 18 to 20 and all had serious diseases...
26,000-Year-Old Child Footprints Found Alongside Paw Prints Reveal Oldest Evidence of Human-Canine Relationship
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Marty
- 3 days ago - ancient-origins.net
There is little doubt that humans and dogs are naturally inclined to be best friends. But when and how did this dynamic duo first emerge? Conventional wisdom holds that agrarian man domesticated scavenger canines about 15,000 years ago....
Life Forms Found in MexicoâEUR(TM)s Underground Crystals May Be 50,000 Years Old (Video)
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Marty
- 4 days ago - theepochtimes.com
Research led by the director of NASAâEUR(TM)s Astrobiology Institute, Penelope Boston, has found that samples taken from the Naica crystal caves in Mexico could contain microbes that are up to 50,000 years old...
Earthquake in Ecuador Reveals Bizarre Burial of a Mummy in a Jar With a Little Mouse
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Marty
- 4 days ago - ancient-origins.net
On August 5, 1949, an earthquake struck the small town of Guano in Ecuador, causing buildings to crack open and crumble. The disaster led to the strange discovery of the Mummy of Guano...
Did You Known That Baboons Were Trained in Ancient Egypt to Catch Criminals?
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Marty
- 5 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The ancient Egyptians were renowned for their worship of animals, and one of these was the baboon. In ancient Egyptian mythology, baboons are best known for their association with Thoth, the god of wisdom. In addition to their role in mythology...
When a 2,000-Year-Old Iberian Settlement Was Unearthed, The Remnants Confirmed a Tragic Story of Bravery, Death, and Suicide
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Marty
- 6 days ago - ancient-origins.net
A legendary battle which remains one of the most iconic accounts of the brave struggles of native Iberian people took place in a small village in 134 BC. Faced with a powerful Roman legion, even their well-built hillfort could not save them...
Mysterious Stone Age Labyrinth Discovered In Denmark âEUR" Was It An Ancient Sun Worship Site?
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Marty
- 6 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
A mysterious Stone Age labyrinth has been discovered at Stevns in Denmark. For the moment, it remains unknown why the labyrinth was constructed and what purpose it served...
Zealandia: New Continent Discovered Underwater Beneath New Zealand
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Marty
- 6 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
According to a paper published by the Geological Society of America, Zealandia is five million sq km in size. ItâEUR(TM)s about two-thirds the size of the country of Australia or the same size as the Indian subcontinent....
The Rome of America: What Lies Under Teotihuacan? âEUR" The Real City of the Gods
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Marty
- 6 days ago - ancient-origins.net
At its peak, around 200 AD, Teotihuacan counted a population of well over 125,000, boasted hundreds of temples and palaces, and three massive pyramids named after the Sun, the Moon, and the Feathered Serpent...
Facial Reconstruction of Pictish Man Brutally Murdered 1,400 Years Ago
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Marty
- 7 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
Archaeologists excavating a cave in the Black Isle, Ross-shire (NE Scotland), were astonished to find the skeleton of a man buried in a recess of the cave. The body had been placed in an unusual cross-legged position, with large stones holding...
Meet Siberia's New Snow Sheep, a 'Super-Climber' With a Taste for Eating Coal
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Marty
- 7 days ago - siberiantimes.com
The shy and elusive wild snow sheep live on the Kodar ridge in the TransBaikal region and while it was first sighted in 1994, it is only now that genetic evidence has established that it is, indeed, a distinct and previously unknown subspecies...
Glass Sponge Reefs Thought to Be Extinct Are Discovered to Be Thriving in Ocean Depths
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, environment, humans, scientists, world )

Lone
- 7 days ago - academic.oup.com
The sponge reefsâEUR"some of which are 6000 years old, 18 meters high, and 700 square kilometers in surface areaâEUR"are all below 150 to 250 meters of water,
 

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