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Bronze Age Pot Uncovered in Cornwall Field
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 23 hours ago - bbc.com
An intact earthenware pot thought to date back to the Bronze Age has been unearthed in a field in Cornwall. The pot, which is 12in high, is about 4,000 years old and thought to contain human remains...
Sator Square: Mysterious Ancient Magical Word Puzzle Remains Unsolved
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancientpages.com
The Sator Square is an ancient magical word puzzle that fascinates historians and scientists. It was first discovered at the end of the nineteenth century in the ruins of Pompeii in southern Italy...
Unknown 14th Century Church Containing Hoard of Bronze Engolpion Crosses Discovered in Trapesitsa Fortress in BulgariaâEUR(TM)s Velik
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - archaeologyinbulgaria.com
A previously unknown church from the 14th century containing a hidden hoard of bronze engolpion crosses and other Christian artifacts have been discovered during archaeological excavations in the Trapesitsa Hill Fortress, one of the citadels...
The Inexplicable Origins of the Ket People of Siberia
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
The Kets are an indigenous people who live in Siberia and are regarded to be one of the smallest ethnic groups in that region. Their appearance, language and traditional semi-nomadic lifestyle has scientists bewildered by their origins....
Pharaoh Merneptah âEUR" His Giant Sarcophagus And Unique Victory Stele
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancientpages.com
Greatly overshadowed by his dominant and long lived father, Merneptah never had a chance to become a famous pharaoh and he was almost unknown for most of his life. Yet, many Egyptologist think Merenptah was probably the real power...
A Skin Manuscript From the Year 1200 Was Punctured and Used as a Wheat Sieve
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Marty
- 3 days ago - icelandmag.is
One of the oldest skin, or vellum, manuscripts in the collection of the The Arni Magnússon Institute of Icelandic Studies in Reykjavík was punctured and used as a wheat sieve by its previous owner....
Famous Viking Warrior Was a Woman, DNA Reveals
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Marty
- 4 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
More than a millennium ago in whatâEUR(TM)s now southeastern Sweden, a wealthy Viking warrior was laid to rest, in a resplendent grave filled with swords, arrowheads, and two sacrificed horses. The site reflected the ideal of Viking...
Two Wolves Entwined: What Did This Viking Ring Symbolize?
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Marty
- 4 days ago - ancient-origins.net
In the autumn of 2015, a unique Viking Age spiral ring with two wolf heads was found in Goa in Randaberg, Western Norway. Does the ring show OdinâEUR(TM)s two wolves, Geri and Freki or is it the Fenris Wolf, symbolizing Ragnarok and the end of the world?
Greek Art Goes Palaeolithic: Cretan Cave Art Includes An Animal Extinct for 11,000 Years
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - ancient-origins.net
More than 11,000 years ago, an Ice Age artist carefully carved the images of deer into the floor of a cave on Crete. Others would follow this personâEUR(TM)s lead and soon the engravings became a jumble of drawings...
Amateur Treasure Hunter Hit the Jackpot With The Ringlemere Cup Find
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 7 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The Ringlemere Cup is a highly valuable artifact that was discovered by a lucky treasure hunter in the Ringlemere barrow, an archaeological site in the southeast English county of Kent. Dating to the Bronze Age, the Ringlemere Gold Cup is arguably...
73 Years Late - An American Tank Sent to Stalin Is Almost Ready for First Mission on Russian Soil
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, history )

Marty
- 8 days ago - siberiantimes.com
This Sherman tank was part of a consignment of military equipment sent by the West to boost StalinâEUR(TM)s firepower to defeat the Germans, but it never reached Russia after the Thomas Donaldson cargo ship was torpedoed by a German U boat in March 1945...
Kulen Dig Leaves Archaeologists More Convinced Site Was Once Palace of Angkor Empire's First Ruler
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 8 days ago - nationmultimedia.com
An archaeological dig drawing to a close this week at Siem Reap's Phnom Kulen has lent greater credence to the theory that it was the site of the royal palace of the Angkor Empire's first ruler, Jayavarman II...
Neanderthals Cared for Each Other and Survived Into Old Age âEUR" New Research
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 8 days ago - ancient-origins.net
When we think of Neanderthals, we often imagine these distant ancestors of ours to be rather brutish, dying at a young age and ultimately becoming extinct. But new findings show that at least some of these ancient Neanderthals survived....
Ragnar Lothbrok: Legendary Hero or Historical Figure?
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Marty
- 9 days ago - ancient-origins.net
According to legend, Ragnar Lothbrok was a king of Denmark who succeeded Sigurd Hring in 804 AD. Some historians identify him with Reginherus, a Norse chieftain who was responsible for the siege of Paris in 845 AD. There are historians....
Mysterious Deaths Around Empress Cixi âEUR" Cruel Tyrant Or Victim Of Propaganda?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 9 days ago - ancientpages.com
Did Empress Cixi poison her enemies to stay in power? Historians find it suspicious that some people close to Empress Cixi died suddenly under mysterious circumstances....
 

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