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Spectacular Discovery Of Ancient Tombs Beneath Maya Pyramids Can Unravel The Mystery of The Snake Kings
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 254 days ago -
It has already been called a finding that could rewrite ancient Maya history. A quite spectacular discovery of two untouched ancient tombs found beneath Maya pyramids can unravel the mystery of Snake Kings
Early Cats Traveled With Vikings And Farmers
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, archaeology, discovery )

- 278 days ago -
The early origins of domesticated cats are shrouded in mystery, but a new genetic analysis suggests that felines traveled the world with farmers and Vikings
Probably The Oldest Star Map Discovered In Stone Chamber Of The Kitora Tomb, Asuka Nara, Japan
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 285 days ago -
A star chart found on the ceiling in the stone chamber of the Kitora Tomb Asuka, located in Asuka, Nara Prefecture, Japan was based on celestial observations made centuries earlier in China, researchers say.
Ring-Shaped Geoglyphs Found Near Ancient Town in Peru
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 278 days ago -
Dozens of circular geoglyphs, some comprising several intertwined rings, have been identified and mapped near the ancient Peruvian town of Quilcapampa, revealing that these earthen designs were created near ancient pathways used for trade
Curious Bronze Age Settlement With Mysterious Postholes Discovered In Norfolk
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 278 days ago -
The entire settlement dates between 1,500 to 1,200 BC and measures 246 foot by 164 foot. It includes between 8 and 10 structures or roundhouses. What is odd is that the buildings are separated by a number of postholes instead of ditches...
Mysterious Royston Cave And Its Unexplained Carvings Still Puzzle Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 319 days ago -
It has been speculated that it was used by the Knights Templar, who founded nearby Baldock. There are numerous theories about the cave covering Freemasons and Templars as well as possibilities that the cave was a prison or an anchorite...
New Rock Paintings Discovered in Machu Picchu
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 327 days ago -
More than 600 years ago the ancient Incas built a village in the Andes on the rocky outcrop that links the mountains Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu, at an altitude of 2,490 meters (8169.29 ft.) It is a town whose original name would have...
A Palace Was Unearthed Where Legend Places King Arthur's Birthplace
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, history, interesting, world )

- 327 days ago -
The first extensive written account of King Arthur came around 1138, when historian Geoffrey of Monmouth wrote History of the Kings of Britain. Even at the time, Monmouth's story was not accepted by many other scholars of his day. But over the centuries,
World's First Pyramid... in KAZAKHSTAN: Scientists Discover Tomb Structure Was Built 1,000 Years BEFORE Those in Egypt
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 315 days ago -
Egyptian-style pyramid found in Kazakhstan - 3900 miles from similar Saqqara step pyramid near Cairo The structure is similar to the Pyramid of Djoser but it was built 1000 years earlier for a tribal leader Archeologists found it last year
Rare Warrior Tomb Filled With Bronze Age Treasures Unearthed At Pylos, Greece
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 286 days ago -
an international team of archaeologists excavating at Pylos, an ancient city on the southwest coast of Greece, recently discovered a Bronze Age warriorâEUR(TM)s tomb in southwestern Greece filled with more than 1,400 objects: jewels, weapons and armor...
Mysterious 6,000-Year-Old Fort In Jordan: Why Did An Advanced Civilization Settle In Remote Desert?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 264 days ago -
A mysterious 6,000-year-old fort in Jordan puzzles scientists. Its existence raises a number of intriguing questions such as for example âEUR" why did inhabitants decide to settle in remote desert
7 Ancient Lost Civilizations Buried Under The Sand
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 316 days ago -
Deserts make up about 33% of the EarthâEUR(TM)s surface. In ancient times, places that are today covered with sand where green, warm and had access to water. Remains of ancient civilizations have been found under the sands of deserts in many places
2,500-Year-Old Skeleton Is Oldest Known Remains of a Panathenaic Athlete
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 321 days ago -
In ancient Greece, successful athletes were rich and celebrated like they are today. Evidence for this comes in the form of the oldest known skeleton of a young athlete, buried with rich honors at Taranto in Greco-Italy 2,500 years ago.
Anundshog Burial Mound: One Of Swedens Richest And Largest Sacred Ancient Sites
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 263 days ago -
Anundshog, located near Vasteras in Vastmanland, Sweden, contains 12 mounds, 10 stone circles, 14 standing stones and one, very impressive rune stone. There are also are five stone ships of various sizes; the largest of them...
Unique Karelian Rock Carvings Display Stunning Special Light Effects Just Like A Prehistoric Cinema
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 270 days ago -
At first glance the Karelian rock carvings do not appear to be different from other carvings around the world. However, these petroglyphs are considered some of the most complex and expressive examples of rock art in northern Europe

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