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The Treasures of Priam: Golden Riches From the Legendary City of Troy
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Marty
- 4 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
HomerâEUR(TM)s Iliad is often considered as one of the greatest works of Western literature. For many centuries, HomerâEUR(TM)s Troy, the city besieged by the Greeks, was considered to be a myth by scholars. During the 19th century, however, one man embarked
Ancient Bobcat Buried Like a Human Being
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Marty
- 5 hours ago - news.sciencemag.org
About 2000 years ago in what is today western Illinois, a group of Native Americans buried something unusual in a sacred place. In the outer edge of a funeral mound typically reserved for humans
49,000 Year-Old Ochre Based Paint Mixed With Milk Found in Sibudu Cave
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Marty
- 7 hours ago - pasthorizonspr.com
An international research team led by the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Witwatersrand has discovered a milk-and ochre-based paint dating to 49,000 years ago that inhabitants may have used to adorn themselves with or to decorate
1,300-Year-Old Fortress-Like Structure on Siberian Lake Continues to Mystify Experts
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Marty
- 11 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
It is one of the most mysterious archaeological sites in Russia âEUR" an ancient complex engulfing a small island in the center of a remote lake in the mountains of southern Siberia. At first glance, it appears to be an ancient fortress
From the Sands of Egypt
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Marty
- 1 day ago - popular-archaeology.com
More numerous and extensive than the Dead Sea Scrolls, this massive trove of ancient writings on papyrus discovered at the site of Oxyrhynchus in the late 19th century has revealed not only lost literary works of the ancient Greeks and Romans
4,000-Year-Old Mochica Temple and Tombs Unearthed in Peru
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Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
A 4,000-year-old temple and tombs of 14 ancient Peruvians have been excavated at an ongoing archaeological dig in the Lambayeque area. The temple belongs to the mysterious Moche civilization, while the tombs are associated with the Sican
Ancient Ritual Bath Found Beneath a Home in Jerusalem
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Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
A 2,000-year-old ritual bath, known as a mikve, was found underneath a familyâEUR(TM)s living room floor in Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, while they were undertaking renovations.
DNA Tests to Unravel Mystery of Peruvian Priestess and Burial Companions
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Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
About 800 years ago, a high status Peruvian woman was buried with seven people and a llama. Some theorize that her burial companions were her relatives, while others maintain they were servants. Now Harvard University will test DNA
Ten Legendary Swords From the Ancient World
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Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
Swords are not only weapons, but symbols of great power, used over the centuries as offerings, in ceremonies, for coronations, and as precious items for trade. Over the years, a number of swords have been unearthed
The Fall and Rise and Fall of Pompeii
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Marty
- 1 day ago - smithsonianmag.com
The famous archaeological treasure is falling into scandalous decline, even as its sister city Herculaneum is rising from the ashes
Goseck Circle: The Oldest Known Solar Observatory
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Marty
- 3 days ago - ancient-origins.net
In 1991, inspectors from the German government took aerial photographs of a small German town called Goseck and saw something strange. On the ground, there appeared to be a giant circular ridge hidden beneath a field. It would take archaeologists
Orichalcum: Legendary Metal of Atlantis, Or Just A Common Ore?
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Marty
- 5 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Earlier this year, several world news organizations reported that archaeologists had recently recovered 39 ingots of orichalcum from a 2,600-year-old shipwreck, found ten feet underwater off the coast of Sicily, near the town of Gela.
More on Bronze Age Woman Had Surprisingly Modern Life
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Marty
- 5 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The stunningly well-preserved remains of the Egtved Girl from 3,500 years ago reveal her travels as a high-status woman of her day.
PterosaursâEUR"Lords of the Ancient Skies
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Marty
- 5 days ago - science.nationalgeographic.com
Three flying reptiles from Earth's distant past glide above the gray Pacific, far beyond the rollers breaking on the shore of Point Reyes, California. They flap their wings slowly for a few beats, gain some altitude, then turn toward the beach.
More on Bronze Age Time Capsule: 3,000-Year-Old Vitrified Food Found in Jars in England
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Marty
- 5 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Archaeologists have the opportunity to discover how people in the late Bronze Age lived and what they ate by excavating a dwelling destroyed by fire 3,000 years ago in Cambridgeshire County, England. Researchers are calling the site a time capsule
 

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