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Rock-Hewn Burial Shaft Uncovered in Egypt's Abusir Necropolis
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Marty
- 22 days ago - english.ahram.org.eg
Three rock hewn burial shafts filled with coffins and faience pots have been uncovered in Egypt's Abusir necropolis near Cairo...
Egyptian Tomb Of The Two Brothers âEUR" DNA Solves Ancient Egyptian Mystery
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Marty
- 31 days ago - ancientpages.com
Ever since the discovery in 1907, scientists have debated who was really buried in the Egyptian tomb of the two brothers. Now, ancient DNA can finally help us solve a 4,000 year old mystery...
This Roman 'Gate to Hell' Killed Its Victims With a Cloud of Deadly Carbon Dioxide
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Marty
- 6 days ago - sciencemag.org
Is it possible to walk through the gates of hell and live? The Romans thought so, and they staged elaborate sacrifices at what they believed were entrances to the underworld scattered across the ancient Mediterranean.....
Archaeologists Find Fossils, Mayan Relics in Giant Underwater Cave in Mexico
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Marty
- 2 days ago - phys.org
Archaeologists who have been exploring the world's largest underwater cave recently discovered in Mexico presented their findings Monday, including fossils of giant sloths and an elaborate shrine to the Mayan god of commerce...
PirateâEUR(TM)s Crossed Bones Rise From Ghost Ship âEUR" Are They the Remains of Notorious Pirate Samuel Bellamy?
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Marty
- 11 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Scientists in Massachusetts will soon know if bones discovered in a pirate shipwreck belong to one of the most notorious Pirates of the Caribbean that ever sailed the seven seas Captain Samuel Black Bellamy. In 2008, Forbes reported that...
Shengavit: One Of ArmeniaâEUR(TM)s Most Prominent Historical Sites Inhabited Since At Least 3200 BC
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Marty
- 17 days ago - ancientpages.com
The Shengavit settlement, which is located just beyond the suburbs of the city of Yerevan, Armenia, is one of the most prominent historical sites of Kura Araxes Uraxes culture dated to early Bronze Age...
Egypt: Archaeologists Discover Priestess' 4,400-Year-Old Tomb Near Pyramids Outside Cairo
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Marty
- 15 days ago - independent.co.uk
The Egyptian Antiquities Ministry announced the find on Saturday, saying the tomb was likely to have belonged to a high ranking official known as Hetpet during the Fifth Dynasty of Egypt.
Stone Age Grave of a Mother and Child Is the Oldest Baby Burial in the Netherlands
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Marty
- 22 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Researchers working at an archaeological site in the Netherlands have made a startling Stone Age discovery. They have unearthed the earliest known example of a babyâEUR(TM)s grave in the Netherlands. Specifically, archaeologists have found...
This Ancient Society Buried Disabled Children Like Kings
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Marty
- 9 days ago - livescience.com
About 34,000 years ago, a group of hunters and gatherers buried their dead, including two boys with physical conditions, using the utmost care. However, these dead were buried in fairly different ways, a new study finds.....
Archaeologists Find 10,000-Year-Old Crayon in Scarborough
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Marty
- 28 days ago - bbc.com
An ochre crayon thought to have been used to draw on animal skins 10,000 years ago has been found by archaeologists....
Isle Of May Was A Pictish Healing Center âEUR" Monks Used Herbs To Treat Sick And Dying People
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Marty
- 8 days ago - ancientpages.com
Beautiful Isle of May is today inhabited by sea birds and seals and the remote island is owned and managed by Scottish Natural Heritage as a National Nature Reserve....
The Marvelous Mayan Zoomorph Monoliths of Quiriga
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Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Elaborate designs adorn unique monoliths in an ancient Mayan site in Guatemala. There are immense stelae hailing past rulers and huge stones carved with majestic beasts and curious creatures. The stelae help tell the stories of Quirigua...
Discovery of Windsor Neolithic Monument Excites Archaeologists
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Marty
- 13 days ago - theguardian.com
A Neolithic monument has been discovered less than two miles from Windsor Castle. Dating from 5,500 years ago, it is one of the earliest known examples of monument building in Britain.
Lost Kingdom Of Mari âEUR" Once Important Commercial And Political Center Of Mesopotamia
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Marty
- 29 days ago - ancientpages.com
The history of Mari is rather obscure, but it is known that it was an ancient kingdom and an important political and commercial center on the western bank of the Euphrates in modern Syria close to the Iraqi frontier....
Birka Warrior Was A Woman âEUR" DNA Reveals
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Marty
- 9 days ago - ancientpages.com
The grave of the Birka warrior was discovered in the late 1800s, but it the first now the trues story about the person who died there can be told......

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