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Stonehenge: Children Revealed to Be the Metal Workers of Prehistoric Britain
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Marty
- 7 hours 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.
Kingdom of Kush Iron Industry Works Discovered
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Marty
- 1 day 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
- 1 day 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.
Viking Blacksmith's Grave Uncovered in Norway
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Marty
- 1 day ago - irisharchaeology.ie
The grave was found by Mr Leif Arne Norberg, under a series of stone slabs in his back garden. Mr Norberg had been carrying out landscaping works when he suddenly spotted a blacksmith's tongs, followed soon afterwards by a bent sword. On closer
Ancient People of Teotihuacan Drank Milky Alcohol, Pottery Suggests
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Marty
- 2 days ago - livescience.com
Ancient pottery confirms people made and drank a milky alcoholic concoction at one of the largest cities in prehistory, Teotihuacan in Mexico, researchers say.
Ancient Bog Body Found in Meath to Be Carbon Dated
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Marty
- 2 days ago - irishtimes.com
Experts from the National Museum of Ireland plan to radiocarbon date an ancient bog body found at a Midlands bog today. It is the second one to be found at the midlands bog in two years.
Under the Pyramid of the Sun
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Marty
- 2 days ago - archive.archaeology.org
Archaeologists working in a tunnel beneath Teotihuacan's Pyramid of the Sun have unearthed two caches of artifacts that may have been meant to consecrate the massive building's construction around a.d. 200. The ancient
'Ancient Monster' Surfaces in Siberian River
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Marty
- 2 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Is it a mesosaur? Or some other kind of dinosaur? No-one is quite sure yet. Siberian zoologists are rushing to the site to extract the crocodile-like remains before they are covered by ice and washed away in the spring floods next year.
The Story of a Site and a Project: Excavating Tel Kedesh
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Marty
- 2 days ago - archive.archaeology.org
In 1997, archaeologists Sharon Herbert and Andrea Berlin began an excavation project at Tel Kedesh, an enormous mound located in the rural interior of Israel's Upper Galilee region. More than a decade later, they have completed the first phase of their
Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week
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Marty
- 3 days ago - livescience.com
From strange aquatic dinosaurs to more to the story of Stonehenge, here are the most interesting stories we found in Science this week.
Massive 5,000-Year-Old Stone Monument Revealed in Israel
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Marty
- 3 days ago - livescience.com
A lunar-crescent-shaped stone monument that dates back around 5,000 years has been identified in Israel.
Egypt's Mammal Extinctions Tracked Through 6,000 Years of Art
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Marty
- 5 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
Tomb goods and historical texts show how a drying climate and an expanding human population took their toll on the region's wildlife
Meet the Mighty Spinosaurus, the First Dinosaur Adapted for Swimming
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Marty
- 5 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
in 1915, German paleontologist Ernst Freiherr Stromer von Reichenbach described one of the weirdest dinosaurs known to science: the "Egyptian spine lizard" or Spinosaurus aegyptiacus. Unearthed at a dig in Egypt three years earlier, a few things
Neolithic Necropolis Contains Twenty Monumental Tombs
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Marty
- 5 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
A team of archaeologists is currently conducting excavation work on 20 hectares of land in Fleury-sur-Orne (northwestern France), which is earmarked for residential development. This site has revealed an important Middle Neolithic (4500 BC) necropolis
Two 1,000-Year-Old Skeletons Holding Hands Found By Archaeologists in Leicestershire
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Marty
- 5 days ago - leicestermercury.co.uk
Centuries-old skeletons holding hands have been uncovered at a "lost" chapel by archaeologists. The remains, of a man and a woman, were found at the Chapel of St Morrell, an ancient site of pilgrimage in Hallaton.
 

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