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Dino Duck Was Quite the Swimmer
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, animals )

John
- 4 days ago - sciencenews.org
It may have walked like a duck and swum like a penguin, but a flipper-limbed creature discovered in what is now Mongolia was no bird. The strange new species is the first known non-avian dinosaur that could both run and swim, researchers say.
2,800-Year-Old Urartian Basalt Stele Covered With Cuneiform Script Discovered In Van Province, Turkey
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 days ago - ancientpages.com
A 2,800 year old stele from the ancient Urartu civilization which had been missing for the past 120 years has been discovered in TurkeyâEUR(TM)s eastern Van province.
5,100-Year-Old Hydraulic System Found in China Is the Oldest in the World
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Marty
- 6 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Four years of excavations have unearthed an immense water engineering project created in China about 5,100 years ago. This predates the oldest known comparable system; which is from Mesopotamia and dates to around 4,900 years ago...
27 Statues of Goddess Sekhmet Unearthed in Luxor
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 7 days ago - egyptindependent.com
An Egyptian-European archaeological mission working in Luxor Governorate uncovered a collection of 27 fragmented statues of the lioness goddess Sekhmet, âEUR?EgyptâEUR(TM)s Ministry of Antiquities said in a statement on Sunday....
Conrad HaasâEUR(TM) Flying Javelin: Yes, It Is 16th Century Rocket Science
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 8 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Conrad Haas was a military engineer who lived during the 16 th century. Not much is known for certain about HaasâEUR(TM) life, in fact, he was largely forgotten by history. But this changed in 1961, when a scholar came across an old manuscript that dealt...
Prehistoric Sime Skeleton And Now 15,000-Year-Old Bone Pendant Depicting âEUR~VenusâEUR(TM) Found In Vlakno Cave, Croatia
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 8 days ago - ancientpages.com
Earlier excavations (2011) in the Vlakno Cave, Croatia revealed the remains of a human skeleton belonging to a man, whose age was estimated at 11 000 years ago ,early Mesolithic
Did These Filed and Grooved Teeth Belong to a Viking Elite Warrior?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 8 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Scandinavian findings and a mass grave in Dorset, England, proves that some Viking males filed grooves into their front teeth and most likely filled them with pigment. Researchers are uncertain, but one theory is that these Norsemen were elite...
Preserved Mixtec Codices: Codex Zouche-Nuttall âEUR" Beautiful âEUR~Folding Screen Of Historical Events Of Mixtec People Of Oaxaca
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 9 days ago - ancientpages.com
Their codices were made from strips of paper, bark, cloth, or deerskin, about 13 feet long and about 6 inches high and folded like a harmonica, in the so called accordion style pleats, so that when opened, the reader saw two pages at a time...
ScallopsâEUR(TM) Amazing Eyes Use Millions of Tiny, Square Crystals to See
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, interesting, research, science, scientists )

John
- 9 days ago - sciencenews.org
ThereâEUR(TM)s stiff competition for the most elaborate eyeballs in the animal kingdom, but a mollusk that turns up on dinner plates might be a finalist.
Adornments Told About the Culture of Prehistoric People
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 10 days ago - eurekalert.org
Vladislav Zhitenev, a Russian archaeologist from MSU, studied bone jewelry found at Sungir Upper Paleolithic site. A group led by Vladislav Zhitenev found out that many items were crafted specifically for burial purposes, while others were worn....
Tragic Truth About Two Frozen 55,000 Year Old Cave Lion Cubs Is Revealed By Scientists
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Marty
- 10 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Experts crack a prehistoric mystery over the extinct babies preserved in permafrost since Ice Age, and reveal VERY surprising colour of this tigerlion species....
Black Holes Are Simpler Than Forests
Science & Tech  (tags: Black Holes, Forests, Albert Einstein, Human Brain, Human Comprehension, Simplicity, astronomy, climate, discovery, design, concept, energy, humans, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, world )

Fiona
- 11 days ago - aeon.co
Einstein said that the âEUR~most incomprehensible thing about the Universe is that it is comprehensible. In matters of comprehension "science does have its limits." Human brains evolved to be adaptable, but!?!
First-of-Its-Kind Mummy Study Reveals Clues to Girl's Story
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 12 days ago - popular-archaeology.com
Who is she, this little mummy girl? Northwestern University scientists and students are working to unravel some of her mysteries, including how her body was prepared 1,900 years ago in Egypt, what items she may have been buried with....
Scientists Have Discovered An Upper Paleolithic Cave Painting of a Camel in the Ural Mountains
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Marty
- 13 days ago - eurekalert.org
In December, archeologists from Moscow State University will continue researching Paleolithic art in the Kapova and Ignatievskaya caves. In winter, the walls of the underground halls and galleries are much drier than in the summer, which makes it...
Terracotta Army Weapons Were Genuine, Military Grade and State of the Art
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 13 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The warriors themselves were skillfully sculpted from clay. It was not until almost three decades after the initial discovery that research revealed that the weapons the army had been provided with were real and not replicas...
 

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