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Prehistoric Bones Found in Spain Are Ancestors of Neanderthals
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Marty
- 7 days ago - theguardian.com
In a cave in northern Spain a team of scientists has retrieved the remains of 28 prehistoric humans, members of an enigmatic species that could be described as a little bit Neanderthal.They had Neanderthal faces, with heavy brows and protruding noses.
Unknown Culture Discovered in Peru
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Marty
- 7 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
Archaeologists from the University of Wrocław working in the Atacama Desert in Peru have discovered more than 150 burials belonging to a previously unknown culture.
Scientists Revise Timeline of Human Origins
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Marty
- 8 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
Major Viking Site Discovery Described as 'Mind-Blowing'
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Marty
- 8 days ago - irishcentral.com
They have now confirmed that the Linn Duchaill site, beside the river Glyde and south of Dundalk Bay, was where the Vikings brought their long ships or longphorts to be repaired.
French Archaeologists Discover An Exceptional Gallic Chariot Tomb at Warcq in France
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Marty
- 8 days ago - artdaily.com
A combined team composed of archaeologists from the Ardennes departmental archaeology unit and from Inrap is currently excavating a Gallic aristocratic tomb at Warcq (Ardennes). Curated by the State (Drac Champagne-Ardenne), this site is located on the r
Polish Archaeologists Discover Graves, Jewelry in Peruvian Desert
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Marty
- 8 days ago - peruthisweek.com
Archaeologists from the University of Wroclaw have uncovered 150 graves of a little known community that inhabited the Peruvian side of the Atacama Desert prior to the 7th century AD
Unique 7th Century Silver Bowl Found in South Holland
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Marty
- 8 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
Leiden University archaeologists discovered a silver bowl dating to the first half of the seventh century. The bowl is decorated with gold-plated representations of animals and plants and inlaid with semi-precious stones. The discovery suggests the existe
Native Americans Had a Precolonial Baby Boom
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Marty
- 8 days ago - livescience.com
For hundreds of years, Native Americans in the southwestern United States had a prolonged baby boom -- which would average out to each woman giving birth to more than six children, a new study finds. That baby streak, however, ended a little before the
Prehistoric Circle Dated to Same Summer as Seahenge Neighbour
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Marty
- 9 days ago - theguardian.com
Unlike the giant boulders of monuments such as Stonehenge, the only evidence for most prehistoric timber structures is post holes in the ground. However in Norfolk, because the salty silt preserved the wood, the two circles at Holme Beach are the only one
Second 4,000 Year Old Timber Circle Revealed
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Marty
- 9 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.
First Birds Valued Fashion Over Flight
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Giana
- 10 days ago - news.discovery.com
Archaeopteryx, the iconic early bird that lived around 150 million years ago, sported feathered "trousers" on its hind limbs as well as other decorative feathers.
Bronze Age Bling: Black Stone, Amber and Shells
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Marty
- 10 days ago - news.discovery.com
A 4,200-year-old necklace made of alternating black and white disc-shaped beads has helped British researchers devise a new, minimally micro-destructive approach for the identification of shell species in archaeological artifacts.
Tang Dynasty Ceramic Unearthed at Central Java Excavation Site
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Marty
- 11 days ago - thejakartapost.com
A team from the Yogyakarta Archeological Center discovered earlier this week hundreds of pieces of earthenware dating back to the Tang Dynasty in China during an excavation at the Liyangan archaeological site in Purbosari village, Temanggung, Central Java
Evidence of Hobbling, Torture Discovered at Ancient Massacre Site in Colorado
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Marty
- 11 days ago - westerndigs.org
The site of a gruesome massacre some 1,200 years ago in southwestern Colorado is yielding new evidence of the severity, and the grisly intensity, of the violence that took place there
Rare Incan 'Calculators' Found in Peru
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Marty
- 12 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.

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