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Controversial Footprint Suggests Human-Like Creatures May Have Roamed Crete Nearly 6 Million Years Ago
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 23 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The human foot is distinctive. Our five toes lack claws, we normally present the sole of our foot flat to the ground, and our first and second toes are longer than the smaller ones. In comparison to our fellow primates, our big toes are in line...
The Museum of London Reveals How for Centuries the CapitalâEUR(TM)s Inhabitants Have re-Used and Recycled
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Marty
- 9 days ago - museumcrush.org
The Museum of LondonâEUR(TM)s latest display of curious objects, Junk, reveals some these ingenious alternative uses and the creative repairs to be found in everything from Roman pots mended with lead, iron wires and adhesive made from tree bark and...
Footprint Find on Crete May Push Back Date Humans Began to Walk Upright
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Marty
- 23 days ago - news.com.au
HUMAN-like footprints have been found stamped into an ancient sea shore fossilised beneath the Mediterranean island of Crete. They shouldnâEUR(TM)t be there. Testing puts the rockâEUR(TM)s age at 5.7 million years...
A 1.9-Meter Statue Of A Guard And Part Of A Medicine Buddha Unearthed By Angkor Archaeologists
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Marty
- 24 days ago - ancientpages.com
Now, one of the most important tasks for archaeologists is renovating the magnificent guard statue found on the second day of the dig on July 29 and analyzing soil samples to determine which medicinal plants were grown at the site where....
Archaeologists Uncover the Lost Royal Palace of Henry VIII
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Glenn
- 27 days ago - foxnews.com
A major piece of British history.
Recently Discovered 6 Million Year Old Hominin Footprints Have Just Been Vandalized and Some Stolen
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Marty
- 9 days ago - ancient-origins.net
There has been a lot of interest in our discovery of nearly-6m-year-old footprints on Crete, suggesting that human ancestors could have roamed Europe at the same time as they were evolving in East Africa. Sadly the site was vandalised in the last week
New Technology Finds Barely Visible 28,000-Year- Old Cave Paintings in Spain
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Marty
- 6 days ago - ancient-origins.net
researchers in Cantabria, Spain were tipped off to the possible existence of the cave art by a speleologist 20 years ago. However, it is only recently that sufficiently advanced technology has become available to confirm those claims...
7-Year-Old Pulls Sword From Lake Where Folklore Claims Excalibur Was Thrown
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Marty
- 20 days ago - ancient-origins.net
A sword has been retrieved from Dozmary Pool in Cornwall by a 7-year-old girl who was paddling in the shallow water near the edge. Local folklore has it that this was the very lake where the legendary Excalibur was thrown by Sir Bedivere...
The Oldest Known Human Remains in the Americas Have Been Found in a Mexican Cave
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Marty
- 26 days ago - seeker.com
A n ice free corridor between the Americas and Asia opened up about 12,500 years ago, allowing humans to cross over the Bering land bridge to settle what is now the United States and places beyond to the south. History books have conveyed...
2,000-Year-Old Baby Bottle Unearthed in TurkeyâEUR(TM)s Canakkale
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Marty
- 13 days ago - dailysabah.com
These bottles were used during ancient Roman times 2,000 years ago as equipment to feed babies milk or food. These are earthenware produced as a result of firing...
Harlaxton Detectorist Finds Hundreds of Gold and Silver Iron Age Coins
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 17 days ago - granthamjournal.co.uk
A hoard of more than 280 gold and silver coins from the time of the Roman invasion of âEUR¨Britain has been unearthed by two metal detectorists....
(Update) Greek Police Arrest 55-Year-Old Man Over Theft of 5.7 Million-Year-Old Footprints in Crete
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Marty
- 6 days ago - tornosnews.gr
Greek police arrested on Friday a 55-year-old man in connection with the theft of 10 fossilised footprints which were stolen on earlier this week from the site where they were uncovered in Kissamos, Western Crete, authorities announced....
Quaffing Here For 11 Centuries: SeanâEUR(TM)s Bar Claims Title of Oldest Pub in Ireland, Europe and Possibly the World
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Marty
- 16 days ago - ancient-origins.net
SeanâEUR(TM)s Bar is a pub located in Athlone, in IrelandâEUR(TM)s County Westmeath. This bar holds the Guinness World Record for being the oldest public house in Ireland. In addition, it has often been claimed that this is the oldest ....
Amateur Archaeologists Unearth Rare Roman Mosaic Hailed as 'Best Seen in Decades'
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Marty
- 23 days ago - independent.co.uk
A well-preserved Roman mosaic, described as the most exciting discovery in decades, has been uncovered in Berkshire by a local community archaeology dig...
The Famous Ancient Chinese Inventions of Zhang Heng
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Marty
- 12 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Zhang Heng (78-139 AD) was a Chinese astronomer, mathematician, inventor, geographer, cartographer, artist, poet, statesman, and literary scholar from Nanyang, Henan Province, China. He is noted for many ancient Chinese inventions...
 

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