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Sea-Farers From the Levant: Do Ancient Inscriptions Rewrite History of the Americas?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 days ago - ancient-origins.net
In this opinion piece exploring proto-Sinaitic inscriptions, guest writer William James Veall challenges the view that Christopher Columbus was the first foreigner to set foot in the Americas by examining ancient writing systems that echo
Prehistoric People in BulgariaâEUR(TM)s Yabalkovo Had Domesticated Chickens, âEUR~Ate EuropeâEUR(TM)s First OmeletteâEUR(TM) 8,000 Years Ago, Arc
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Marty
- 7 days ago - archaeologyinbulgaria.com
he prehistoric people inhabiting the Early Neolithic settlement near todayâEUR(TM)s town of Yabalkovo, Dimitrovgrad Municipality, in Southern Bulgaria, had domesticated hens some 8,000 years ago, meaning that chickens were raised in Europe much earlier
Gruesome Evidence Of Political Torture Found On Precolumbian Skulls
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Marty
- 7 days ago - forbes.com
Not far from the shores of Late Titicaca in the Kallawaya region of Bolivia, archaeologists excavating the 200-800 AD site of Wata Wata discovered three skulls of people who had been beaten, beheaded, and defleshed
Ancient Temple Dating Back 3,500 Years Found Near Aswan in Egypt
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Marty
- 7 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Archaeologists have made a remarkable discovery at Gebel el Silsila, a historic quarry site near Aswan on the River Nile, - a sacred temple used for four epochs of ancient Egyptian history spanning more than 1,500 years.
Treasures From the Bog: An Iron Age Leather Arm-Ring From Co. Offaly
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Marty
- 8 days ago - irisharchaeology.ie
This distinctive leather arm-ring was found on an Iron Age bog body from Co. Offaly. It represents a very unusual find from this period, as organic jewellery rarely survives in the archaeological record. Thankfully, in this instance, the cold, acidic
Ciudad Perdida: Lost City in Colombian Highlands Holds Mysteries of Ancient Civilization
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Marty
- 8 days ago - ancient-origins.net
In the early 1970s, a local guaquero (meaning âEUR~grave robberâEUR(TM)), Florentino Sepúlveda, and his two sons Julio César and Jacobo, were said to have stumbled upon an ancient city in Colombia's Sierra Nevada after climbing a flight of over 1000 stone
Scientists Identify Mysterious, Sword-Filled Caribbean Shipwreck
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Marty
- 8 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
n 2011 archaeologists happened upon a stunningly well-preserved shipwreck off the coast of Panama. The wreckage, a mere 40 feet underwater, was untouched by looters and still carrying a full load of tools and weapons.
Bronze Viking Age Dragon Found in Birka, Sweden
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Marty
- 8 days ago - irisharchaeology.ie
An interesting find from Birka in Sweden, where archaeologists have discovered a bronze dragon, which may have originally formed part of an ornate dress pin. One of the most iconic images from Viking Age Sweden, the Birka Dragon had previously only
1500-Year-Old Skeleton of Scandinavian Man Might Be Patient Zero in Spread of Leprosy to Britain
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Marty
- 8 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The fear and stigma attached to the terrible disease of leprosy has endured for millennia. Answers have long been sought regarding this mysterious ancient ailment, and now archaeologists have diagnosed leprosy in the skeleton of a young Scandinavian
Archaeologists in China Unearth 2,400-Year-Old Polo Sticks and Balls
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Marty
- 9 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The invention of the ancient sport of polo, called the King of Sports and the Sport of Kings, had been dated to the 6th century B.C. in Persia, but that may be changing soon.
The Stunning Yet Mysterious Lady of Elche
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Marty
- 9 days ago - ancient-origins.net
In 1897, archaeologists uncovered a stunning artifact on a private estate at L'Alcúdia in Valencia, Spain. This find was a statue âEUR" a polychrome bust of a womanâEUR(TM)s head. Believed to date back to the 4th Century BC, the bust features a woman wearing
Pyramids of Meroë Stand as Last Remnants of a Powerful Civilization
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Marty
- 9 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The Great Pyramids of Giza are among the most recognizable structures in the world today. Yet just south of the Egyptian border is a set of equally impressive pyramids that stand beautifully maintained in the barren landscape of Sudan.
Lovelock Cave: A Tale of Giants or A Giant Tale of Fiction?
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Marty
- 9 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The Paiutes, a Native-American tribe indigenous to parts of Nevada, have an oral tradition that they told to early white settlers of the area about a race of red-haired, white giants or âEUR~barbariansâEUR(TM) that their ancestors referred to as the âEURoeSi-Te-Cah
Egyptian Child Mummy Dumped in Garbage in France, Now Restored and Protected
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Marty
- 10 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The mummy of an ancient Egyptian child was saved from a municipal dump and is set to go on display for the first time outside Paris. The 2,000-year-old mummified body and casket are thought to have been in the possession of a Napoleonic general
Early European May Have Had Neanderthal Great-Great-Grandparent
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Marty
- 11 days ago - nature.com
One of EuropeâEUR(TM)s earliest known humans had a close Neanderthal ancestor: perhaps as close as a great-great-grandparent.

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