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Sunken 'Ship of Gold' Contains Bounty of Jewelry, Other Treasures
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Marty
- 4 hours ago - livescience.com
A trove of gold coins, bracelets, buckles and broaches are among the precious treasures retrieved from a 157-year-old shipwreck off the coast of South Carolina
The Lisdrumturk Cauldron
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Marty
- 4 hours ago - irisharchaeology.ie
Discovered in 1854, by turf-cutters digging in a Co. Monaghan bog, the Lisdrumturk Cauldron is an exceptional example of Late Bronze Age metal-working. It was undoubtedly a high status object and its burial in a bog may be indicative of ritual activity.
A Viking Age Toy Boat From Dublin
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Marty
- 5 hours ago - irisharchaeology.ie
This image shows a wooden replica of an ocean-going Viking longboat that was discovered during the National Museum of Ireland's excavations at Winetavern Street, Dublin. Most likely a toy, the vessel measures approximately 37 cm in length by a maximum
Intricate Treasures From Stonehenge Burial: Photos
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Marty
- 6 hours ago - news.discovery.com
Reconstruction of the burial of the Bush Barrow mound. The burial contained the skeleton of a chieftain who lived almost 4,000 years ago. He was laid to rest in regal splendor with objects known today as the Stonehenge treasure.
Early Medieval Ireland in Photos
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Marty
- 7 hours ago - irisharchaeology.ie
Early Medieval Ireland in Photos. A small selection of some of the brilliant images that have been entered into our Photography Competition, this time with an emphasis on Early Medieval sites. You can seen a selection of Prehistoric photos here.
Engineers Found Teutonic Axes in the Forest District Wipsowo
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Marty
- 19 hours ago - naukawpolsce.pap.pl
Three Teutonic battle axes from the late Middle Ages have been found by engineers who remove World War II artillery shells left the forests in the Forest District Wipsowo (Warmia and Mazury). Historic weapons will be donated to the museum
Pharaoh-Branded Amulet Found at Ancient Copper Mine in Jordan
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Marty
- 1 day ago - livescience.com
While exploring ancient copper factories in southern Jordan, a team of archaeologists picked up an Egyptian amulet that bears the name of the powerful pharaoh Sheshonq I.
Scientists to Recreate 2,300 Year Old Brain Surgery After Finding Evidence of Successful Operations
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Marty
- 1 day ago - siberiantimes.com
Neurosurgeons are working with anthropologists and archeologists to recreate the surgical techniques of our ancestors.
Tlatilco Burial Artefacts Reveal Olmec Connection
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Marty
- 1 day ago - pasthorizonspr.com
The National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City, houses archaeological artefacts from across the country. Among the displayed material is a remarkable assemblage recovered from the Pre-classic site of Tlatilco in the 1960s
New High-Resolution Satellite Image Analysis: 5 of 6 Syrian World Heritage Sites 'Exhibit Significant Damage'
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Marty
- 1 day ago - heritagedaily.com
In war-torn Syria, five out of six World Heritage sites now "exhibit significant damage" and some structures have even been "reduced to rubble", according to new high-resolution satellite image analysis conducted by the nonprofit, nonpartisan
Stonehenge: Children Revealed to Be the Metal Workers of Prehistoric Britain
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Marty
- 2 days ago - theguardian.com
Scientists believe that some 4,000 years ago children as young as 10 wrecked their eyesight embellishing weapons and jewellery with minute scraps of gold, creating dazzling pieces so fine that the detail can barely be picked out with the naked eye.
DNA Study Reveals Third Group of Ancient Ancestors of Modern Europeans
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Darren
- 2 days ago - theguardian.com
Mixture of hunter-gatherers and farmers was augmented by third wave of migrants, perhaps 5,000 years ago, from north Eurasia
Tiny Galaxy Harbours Black-Hole Surprise
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Caree
- 3 days ago - news.msn.com
Astronomers using the Hubble orbital telescope found a "supermassive" black hole lurking at the heart of the only dwarf galaxy ever observed to host one, they reported Wednesday. The surprise was discovered at the core of a tiny but incredibly dense...
Kingdom of Kush Iron Industry Works Discovered
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Marty
- 4 days ago - popular-archaeology.com
New techniques developed at the University of Brighton to help archaeologists 'see' underground are starting to unlock the industrial secrets of an ancient civilisation.
Ancient Egyptian Woman With 70 Hair Extensions Discovered
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Marty
- 4 days ago - livescience.com
More than 3,300 years ago, in a newly built city in Egypt, a woman with an incredibly elaborate hairstyle of lengthy hair extensions was laid to rest.
 

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