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Northampton Town Centre Dig Reveals Rare Medieval Linen
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Marty
- 12 hours ago - bbc.com
Fragments of rare medieval linen and serpentine marble have been discovered by archaeologists at a dig in Northampton town centre.
70,000 Year-Old African Settlement Unearthed
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Marty
- 12 hours ago - pasthorizonspr.com
During ongoing excavations in northern Sudan, Polish archaeologists from the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology in Poznań, have discovered the remains of a settlement estimated to 70,000 years old.
Archaeologists Uncover Lost Population of Ancient Amarna
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Marty
- 2 days ago - popular-archaeology.com
Since archaeologist F.Ll. Griffith's excavations in the 1920's at the ancient site of the pharaoh Akhenaten's short-lived new capital city of Akhetaten (modern Amarna), archaeologists have been puzzled about the whereabouts of the remains of the city's
The Kostenki - Borshevo
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Marty
- 3 days ago - donsmaps.com
Kostenki is a very important Paleolithic site on the Don River in the Russia. It was a settlement which contained venus figures, dwellings made of mammoth bones, and many flint tools and bone implements. Kostenki / Kostienki is not actually a single site
Avdeevo - a Paleolithic Site With Strong Links to Kostenki
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Marty
- 3 days ago - donsmaps.com
The Avdeevo venus figures are quite variable, but most depict mature women in various stages of the reproductive cycle. Avdeevo is located on the Sejm River near the city of Kursk, Russia. Two oval living areas surrounded by semisubterranean lodges
Rouffignac Cave - La Grotte De Rouffignac, Ice Age Art
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Marty
- 3 days ago - donsmaps.com
The cave of Rouffignac, La Grotte de Rouffignac, containing ice age art has been known for centuries and was described in 1575 by Francois de Belleforest. It is located in the heart of the Perigord, between Bergerac and Sarlat in the Dordogne region.
Chauvet Cave
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Marty
- 3 days ago - donsmaps.com
Chauvet Cave in the valley of the Ardèche River in France is filled with paintings, engravings and drawings created more than 30 000 years ago, of cave lions, mammoths, rhinos, bison, cave bears and horses. It contains the earliest known cave paintings
Gargas - The Cave Art of the Grotte De Gargas
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Marty
- 3 days ago - donsmaps.com
Clinical studies by Dr A. Sahly have shown that the Gargas hands were either deformed by illness or amputated. This was confirmed by the discovery at Gargas of finger stumps thrust into the soft clay. In other caves, such as Lascaux, accidental prints of
Lagar Velho - the Hybrid Child From Portugal
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Marty
- 3 days ago - donsmaps.com
In 1998, the discovery of an early Upper Paleolithic human burial in this site has provided evidence of early modern humans from southern Iberia. The remains, the largely complete skeleton of an approximately 4 year old child buried with pierced shells
Sungir - Sunghir
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Marty
- 3 days ago - donsmaps.com
About 28 000 years ago, the residents of the Russian site of Sungir produced thousands of personal ornaments and a number of ivory carvings in geometric and animal forms. Sungir is one of the oldest known cases in which ornaments are actually found on hum
Altamira Cave Paintings
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Marty
- 3 days ago - donsmaps.com
Altamira Cave is 270 metres long and consists of a series of twisting passages and chambers. The main passage varies from two to six metres in height. Archaeological excavations in the cave floor found rich deposits of artefacts from the Upper Solutrean
Mammoth and Bison Rock Engravings in Utah
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Marty
- 3 days ago - donsmaps.com
Columbian Mammoth and Bison rock engravings have been found at the Upper Sand Island rock art site at the San Juan River in Utah, USA. The engravings appear authentic, and show rock varnish and wear indicating that they are from the end of the ice age
Festival of Archaeology 2014: An Iron Age Comb, Medieval Matrix and Bronze Age Vessel
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Marty
- 4 days ago - culture24.org.uk
This is an Iron Age comb which was brought to me at a Finds Day. The finder, who'd I'd not met before, brought in eight ice-cream tubs full of finds and this was amongst them.
More on Elite Gallic Chariot Burial Revealed
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Marty
- 4 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
This individual was buried with a two-wheeled chariot, finely decorated with inset bronze coins, and inlays of dark yellow and blue glass on the body and hubs. Several sections of the chariot still retain the gold leaf detailing including the interior of
Ancient Priest's Tomb Painting Discovered Near Great Pyramid at Giza
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Marty
- 4 days ago - livescience.com
A wall painting, dating back over 4,300 years, has been discovered in a tomb located just east of the Great Pyramid of Giza.
 

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