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Ancient Tattoos: Archaeologists Find Blood and Pigments on 3,000-Year-Old Obsidian
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Marty
- 18 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Australian archaeologists have examined prehistoric obsidian tools from the Nanngu site in the Solomon Islands and have determined they may have been used for tattooing people. The 3,000-year-old chips of volcanic glass-like rock have residues
Dinosaur Eggs, Meteorites, Signs of An Ancient Civilisation: What Are These Giant Balls?
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Marty
- 29 days ago - siberiantimes.com
The experts have ruled out the more fantastical versions and say these stone creations are a leftover from Jurassic times. The strange balls were formed by a natural process likened to the formation of pearls
Decorated Roman Bronze Belt Found in Leicester Excavations
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Marty
- 18 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
The simple grave in question had been dug into mudstone on the west bank of the River Soar, to the south-west of the Roman town close to the important road known as the Fosse Way. Buried in the grave was the remains of a middle-aged man...
2,500-Year-Old Pharaonic Carvings, Two Obelisks Discovered in Egypt
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Marty
- 22 days ago - sci-news.com
A unique 2,500-year-old wall relief showing an unidentified pharaoh and two deities, a rare depiction of obelisks being cut and loaded onto boats, and two large sandstone obelisks have been discovered within the ancient quarry...
The Celtic Ogham: An Ancient Tree Alphabet That May Disappear Before Showing Its Roots
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Marty
- 11 days ago - ancient-origins.net
In secluded fields, on the walls of churches, and beneath construction sites, stones have been found with intricate markings that rise from the lower left up to the center and then down to the lower right. This is the ancient Celtic Tree Alphabet...
Rock Grave of âEUR~DismemberedâEUR(TM) Thracian Noblewoman Buried With Silver Jewels Discovered in BulgariaâEUR(TM)s Rhodope Mountains
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Marty
- 18 days ago - archaeologyinbulgaria.com
The grave contains a rich inventory of almost 60 silver and bronze jewels, including rings, a tiara, earrings, beads, and necklaces, and dates back to the second half of the 4th century BC, roughly about the time of the rule...
Expert in Chinese Petroglyphs Supports Theory Ancient Chinese Made It to America
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Marty
- 25 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Petroglyphs found across North America have suggested that ancient Chinese explorers made contact with Native Americans. Yaoliang Song, a professor at the East China Normal University in Shanghai who has studied petroglyphs as a visiting scholar...
16,700-Year-Old Tools Found in Texas Change Known History of North America
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Marty
- 5 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Archaeologists in Texas have found a set of 16,700-year-old tools which are among the oldest discovered in the West. Until now, it was believed that the culture that represented the continentâEUR(TM)s first inhabitants was the Clovis culture...
Neanderthal Bones From Goyet Show Signs of Butchering
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Marty
- 20 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
Neanderthal bones from an excavation in Belgium have yielded evidence of intentional butchering. The findings, from the Goyet caves near Namur, are the first evidence of cannibalism among Neanderthals north of the Alps....
23 Wrecks Found in Ship Graveyard in Aegean Sea in Just 22 Days
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Marty
- 13 days ago - ancient-origins.net
It is the second time in a little over the year that researchers in Greece have announced the discovery of nearly two dozen sunken ships in the Aegean Sea. In the area of Fourni, a group of 13 islands between the islands of Samos and Icaria...
Amazing Things WeâEUR(TM)Ve Learned From 800 Ancient Skull Surgeries
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Marty
- 25 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The practice of trepanation was surprisingly successful and was seen more often during the Inca heyday due to the weapons used in war.
4,300 Year Old Woodhenge in Germany Revealed to the Public for First Time
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Marty
- 24 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The so called German Stonehenge near Pommelte, where there was apparent human sacrifice, has been under reconstruction for several years and has just opened to the public for the first time. The 4,300-year-old site, which was originally...
Science Explains Why Volcanoes Are Erupting All Over the Place Right Now
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John
- 16 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The Earth seems to have been smoking a lot recently. Volcanoes are erupting in Iceland, Hawaii, Indonesia, Ecuador and Mexico right now. Others, in the Philippines and Papua New Guinea, erupted recently but seem to have calmed down.
Did Hatshepsut, Number One Female Pharaoh, Have a Secret Lover?
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Marty
- 25 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Perhaps the greatest female pharaoh other than Cleopatra VII, Hatshepsut (ruled 1473-1458 B.C.) was not the first woman to take power as sole monarch in the Two Lands. But Hatshepsut made a true name for herself...

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