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Mysterious Earthen Rings Predate Amazon Rainforest
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Marty
- 21 days ago - livescience.com
A series of square, straight and ringlike ditches scattered throughout the Bolivian and Brazilian Amazon were there before the rainforest existed, a new study finds.
Archaeologists Investigate a Massive Ancient Mycenaean Citadel
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Marty
- 18 days ago - popular-archaeology.com
A team of archaeologists is surveying and excavating the remains of a major ancient Mycenaean citadel--an archaeological site featuring ruins that are turning out to be much more extensive than what meets the naked eye.
Archaeologists Uncover Lost Population of Ancient Amarna
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Marty
- 10 days ago - popular-archaeology.com
Since archaeologist F.Ll. Griffith's excavations in the 1920's at the ancient site of the pharaoh Akhenaten's short-lived new capital city of Akhetaten (modern Amarna), archaeologists have been puzzled about the whereabouts of the remains of the city's
70,000 Year-Old African Settlement Unearthed
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Marty
- 9 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
During ongoing excavations in northern Sudan, Polish archaeologists from the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology in Poznań, have discovered the remains of a settlement estimated to 70,000 years old.
Photos: New Archaeological Discoveries in Northern Iraq
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Marty
- 21 days ago - livescience.com
This bronze statuette of a wild goat is about 3.3 inches (8.4 centimeters) in length and 3.2 inches (8.3 cm) in height. It has a cuneiform inscription on it, which researchers are currently deciphering.
1,500-Year-Old Claws Intrigue Archaeologists in Peru
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Marty
- 16 days ago - nbcnews.com
Archaeologists in Peru say they have unearthed the previously unknown tomb of a nobleman from a pre-Inca civilization known as the Moche. The tomb contained the remains of an adult male, plus artifacts indicating the man's elite status, according to the P
Oldest Case of Down's Syndrome From Medieval France
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Marty
- 22 days ago - newscientist.com
The oldest confirmed case of Down's syndrome has been found: the skeleton of a child who died 1500 years ago in early medieval France. According to the archaeologists, the way the child was buried hints that Down's syndrome was not necessarily stigmatised
10 Must See Sites Along Hadrian's Wall
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Marty
- 15 days ago - heritagedaily.com
Hadrian's Wall is the most famous tourist attraction in the whole Northern England and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Scientists Revise Timeline of Human Origins
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Marty
- 26 days ago - phys.org
Many traits unique to humans were long thought to have originated in the genus Homo between 2.4 and 1.8 million years ago in Africa. Although scientists have recognized these characteristics for decades, they are reconsidering the true evolutionary factor
Rare Incan 'Calculators' Found in Peru
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Marty
- 30 days ago - news.discovery.com
Archaeologists working in Peru have discovered 25 well-preserved quipus, an ancient string-based device used to solve mathematical problems and to assist in record-keeping.
200-Year-Old Bottle of Seltzer Found in Shipwreck
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Marty
- 19 days ago - news.discovery.com
http://news.discovery.com/history/archaeology/200- year-old-bottle-of-mineral-water-found-in-shipwrec k-140710.htm
Wari Geoglyph Found in Southern Peru
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Marty
- 2 days ago - peruthisweek.com
Archaeologists undertaking investigations in the Peruvian region of Arequipa discovered a large geoglyph last December.
Second 4,000 Year Old Timber Circle Revealed
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Marty
- 27 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
in the late 1990s two remarkable Bronze Age timber circles were discovered on Holme Beach, Norfolk (East England). One of these popularly known as - 'Seahenge' - was excavated in 1998 and 1999.
Mexican Archaeologists Find Pre-Hispanic Mortuary Bundle in the State of Hidalgo
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Marty
- 7 days ago - artdaily.com
The finding of a mortuary bundle in a rocky shelter of the oriental part of Sierra Gorda, in the municipality of Zimapan, Hidalgo, that contains the osseous remains of an adult approximately 20 years of age at death, is considered unique in the entity's
Miniature Pyramids of Sudan
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 days ago - archaeology.org
Archaeologists excavating on the banks of the Nile have uncovered a necropolis where hundreds of small pyramids once stood
 

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