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10 Strange, Unexpected, and Controversial Discoveries From 2016
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 20 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Anomalies have been documented for centuries, and while many odd events or unusual artifacts have been explained over the years, strange happenings continue to incite controversy and imagination. Historians and archaeologists often...
Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of 2016: From Lost Cities to Ancient Tombs, Shrines, Maps and Unknown Species
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Marty
- 21 days ago - ancient-origins.net
This year has provided an array of exciting, and sometimes puzzling, discoveries for archaeologists and ancient history enthusiasts. Looking back to our most ancient ancestors, a few of the fascinating finds highlighted the fact...
Nearly Lost From The Pages of History, Mari Is The Oldest Known Planned City in the World
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Marty
- 20 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The 7,000-year-old ancient city of Mari (known today as Tell Hariri) is one of the oldest known cities in the world, located on the west bank of the Euphrates River in what was once northern Mesopotamia...
From Papyrus to Parchment: The Imperial Library of Constantinople
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 26 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Many years after the destruction of the great libraries of the ancient world, such as the libraries of Pergamum and Alexandria, the Imperial Library of Constantinople preserved precious Ancient Greek and Latin texts for almost 1,000 years...
Fun for Everyone: The Evolving History of Board Games
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Marty
- 26 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The delightful hobby of playing games isn't a modern invention. While people in ancient times didn't have Pokemon Go to entertain themselves, they still spent hours of fun games both inside and outside of their households...
2000-Year-Old Bronze Toy Provides Clues on How the Best Roman Chariots Were Constructed to Win Races
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Marty
- 6 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Toy models have fascinated kids since ancient times and the more realistic they look, the better. One rich kid in ancient Rome had a very special model toy chariot made of bronze. The model was found in the Tiber River in Rome in the 1890s....
Xochicalco: Stunning Ruins Of Sacred City Linked To Maya and Aztecs Civilizations
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Marty
- 18 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
Many of the so-called Aztec temples were temples that existed before the Aztec empire did. Many peoples and cities were conquered and forced to pay tribute, becoming a part of the Aztec Empire...
Ancient Stonehenge-Like 'Calendar Rock' Aligns With Winter Solstice
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Marty
- 16 days ago - seeker.com
The holed Neolithic rock was discovered Nov. 30, 2016 on a hill near a prehistoric necropolis six miles from Gela, on the southern coast of Sicily, by a team who was surveying some World War II-era bunkers....
Scientists Have Almost Completed the Resurrection of Extinct Aurochs and Plan to Reintroduce Them to the Wild
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Marty
- 19 days ago - ancient-origins.net
A group of scientists is attempting to re-wild 1 million hectares (2.47 million acres) of European lands, and one of the keys in the circle of life will be reintroducing the fierce, huge, wild aurochs, an ancestor of modern cattle...
Priceless Archaeological Treasure Surfaces After Storm in Crete, Greece (Video)
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Marty
- 7 days ago - tornosnews.gr
According to neakriti.gr, a marble sculpture of an ancient Roman noblewoman with a stunning hairstyle was found on 4 January by a young farmer, who handed it immediately to the Archaeological Service...
Humans Occupied Tibetan Plateau Thousands of Years Earlier Than Previously Thought
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Marty
- 15 days ago - ancient-origins.net
That conclusion challenges the previously held view that permanent human occupation of the Tibetan Plateau began no earlier than 5,200 years ago, after the advent of agriculture. The new finding is, however, consistent with research...
Dunino Den: Mysterious And Sacred Ancient Site In Scotland With Enigmatic Rock Faces And Symbols
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Marty
- 15 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
Located in a forest behind a church, Dunino Den is an ancient site in Scotland shrouded in mystery. It was once an important pre-Christian site and it is still visited by modern Pagans, but also Christian worshippers...
30 Great Archaeological Discoveries In Scandinavia 2016
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Marty
- 20 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
2016 was a very successful year for archaeologists excavating in Scandinavia. Several remarkable ancient findings were made in the Nordic countries. Some of these ancient discoveries helped to solve ancient mysteries...
The Monumental Temple of Hibis: Memories of Glory Days By the Last Egyptian Pharaoh of Kemet
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Marty
- 13 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Nectanebo II is known as the last native ruler of ancient Egypt; Persians and the ancestors of Alexander the Great took over after his reign. Although these circumstances led to Nectanebo II being one of the most underrated pharaohs of Egypt...
Mystery Of The Chinchorro Civilization And The WorldâEUR(TM)s Oldest Mummies
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Marty
- 25 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
The mysterious Chinchorro civilization lived on the coast of present day northern Chile and southern Peru, including the Atacama Desert from 10,000 to 3,400 B.C. This ancient civilization remains shrouded in mystery and there is still...

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