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One of the Largest Saxon Cemeteries Ever Found in Wessex Contains Cremations, Inhumations and Warrior Burials
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Marty
- 3 days ago - culture24.org.uk
Cremations, inhumations and graves accompanied by shield bosses, knives and spearheads were among the 77 burials at one of the largest Saxon cemeteries ever discovered in Wessex, say archaeologists who have released their findings...
4,000 Year Old Art Gallery Found in Siberia
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Marty
- 4 days ago - siberiantimes.com
There are ancient images of humans, a bull, a trees and birds in 20-plus 'perfectly preserved' petroglyphs in a remote spot in TransBaikal region. Most intriguing in the newly revealed rock art is a figurine and nearby a human-like image is a circle
Archaeologist: Many Thousands of Years Ago Life Flourished in the Gobi Desert
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Marty
- 4 days ago - scienceinpoland.pap.pl
Many thousands of years ago life flourished in the Mongolian Gobi desert. Archaeologists from WrocÅ,aw discovered traces of a rich settlement from the period of the Stone Age. Prof. Józef Szykulski told PAP about the results of the excavations
Ancient Cities Discovered Beneath Jungle Surrounding Angkor Wat Temples
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Wilde
- 5 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Archeologists say the ruins made up the world's largest empire in the 12th century.Scientists have announced the discovery of 1,000-year-old cities buried in the jungle surrounding Cambodia's famous temple complex in a colossal discovery that could upend
Equus on Ice
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Marty
- 5 days ago - archive.archaeology.org
A dozen horses sacrificed nearly 2,500 years ago in full-dress regalia have been recovered frozen in a Scythian kurgan, or tumulus, near the village of Berel in Kazakhstan's Bukhtarma Valley. A discovery like this occurs perhaps twice a century
Masters of Gold
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Marty
- 5 days ago - ngm.nationalgeographic.com
From a pit twelve feet (3.7 meters) deep, Pavel Leus looked up at the three archaeologists standing on the rim. Guys, he declared, we've got a problem. We need the police.
Russian Atlantis: Tomb RaiderâEUR(TM)s Invisible City of Kitezh Was a REAL Place
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Marty
- 5 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Accounts of the ancient city of Kitezh are believed to trace back to the earliest days of RusâEUR(TM), however, the first written reference appeared in the Kitezh Chronicle, written by the Old Believers in the 1780s....
Asian Metals Were Traded in Alaska Centuries Before Sustained Contact With Europeans
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Marty
- 5 days ago - sci-news.com
Two artifacts found at Cape Espenberg on the northern coast of the Seward Peninsula in Alaska are the first evidence that Asian metal alloys reached North America prior to sustained contact with Europeans, according to a team of archaeologists
Scythian Steeds
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Marty
- 5 days ago - archive.archaeology.org
In the world of the Scythians, the horse was the single most important animal, enabling these Eurasian steppe nomads to traverse vast distances. It was also an essential companion in the afterlife and the elite could expect to be buried...
Amazon Warriors Did Indeed Fight and Die Like Men
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Marty
- 5 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The Amazons got a bum rap in antiquity. They wore trousers. They smoked pot, covered their skin with tattoos, rode horses, and fought as hard as the guys. Legends sprang up like weeds. They cut off their breasts to fire their bows better
Rare Artifacts, Coins Recovered From Roman Shipwreck at Ancient Port of Caesarea
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Marty
- 5 days ago - sci-news.com
Underwater archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) and amateur divers have discovered the cargo of a Roman trading ship that sank 1,600 years ago in the port of Caesarea...
Amateurs Find Largest Ever Viking Gold Hoard in Denmark
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Marty
- 6 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Three amateur archaeologists recently found the largest Viking gold hoard ever discovered in Denmark. At 900 grams (1.948 pounds), the hoard consists of seven beautifully worked bracelets, six of gold and one of silver. The silver piece weighs...
Pazyryk Culture
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Marty
- 6 days ago - itsallaboutculture.com
The Pazyryk Culture was featured in an article in the Siberian Times when the archaeological finding of a 2,500 year old tomb yielded the remains of a 25-year old woman with many grave accompaniments...
Sima De Los Huesos Hominins Were Actually Early Neanderthals, Say Anthropologists
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Marty
- 6 days ago - sci-news.com
The first analysis of nuclear DNA from Sima de los Huesos hominins, conducted by Dr. Matthias Meyer of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology and co-authors, provides evidence of their relationship to Neanderthals
100,000 Year-Old Incised Ochre Found At Blombos Cave
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Marty
- 7 days ago - anthropology.net
A microscopic analysis indicates that ochre designs were made by holding a piece of pigment with one hand while impressing lines into the pigment with the tip of a stone tool. On several pieces, patterns covered areas that had first been....

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