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The Royal Kurgan of Kerch: The Burial Mound Built By a King...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
During the 7th and 6th centuries B.C., the ancient Greek city-states began establishing colonies on the coast of the Crimean peninsula in the Black Sea. Panticapaeum, Theodosia and Kimmerikon, for instance, were founded by the Milesians...
Decapitated Skull Holds Remarkable Find - Oldest Preserved Brain in Britain...
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Marty
- 4 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Archaeologists stumbled upon a surprising find in 2009 when they uncovered a preserved brain in a skull, buried in an Iron Age pit in Yorkshire, England. Known as the Heslington Brain, the find has continued to perplex experts; how did the spongy...
Fire Mummies - The Smoked Human Remains of the Kabayan Caves...
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Marty
- 4 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Mummification of the deceased is a fairly well-known practice from ancient times. Most notably, the Egyptians utilized a mummification process that led to todayâEUR(TM)s cliché image of a deceased body covered in gauzy wrappings. The discovery of mummified...
Body of Young Woman Who Had Charles I Shilling Placed Over Eye Found in Shallow Oxford Grave...
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Marty
- 4 hours ago - culture24.org.uk
Archaeologists suspected the St Cross College site could have been an unknown burial ground. But other bones found at the site were confirmed as animal remains, with maps from the period suggesting that the area was used for gardening rather than...
Tomb of Amun Gate's Guard Uncovered in Luxor...
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Marty
- 4 hours ago - english.ahram.org.eg
An 18th dynasty tomb belonging to the guard of the ancient god AmunâEUR(TM)s gate, Amenhotep, has been discovered in Gorna on LuxorâEUR(TM)s west bank...
Lost City Discovered in the Honduran Rain Forest...
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Marty
- 5 hours ago - news-beta.nationalgeographic.com
An expedition to Honduras has emerged from the jungle with dramatic news of the discovery of a mysterious cultureâEUR(TM)s lost city, never before explored. The team was led to the remote, uninhabited region by long-standing rumors that it was the site...
200 Bodies Found in Mass Grave Beneath Paris Supermarket...
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Marty
- 5 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
The site was formerly the cemetery of a hospital that functioned from the 12th to the 17th century but it was believed the corpses had been moved in the 18th century to the Paris Catacombs which house the bones of six million people transferred...
Improbable Archaeology: Stone Tool Found in Sitka Landslide...
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Marty
- 5 hours ago - ktoo.org
A devastating landslide near Sitka last year has produced an interesting discovery âEUR" evidence of early human occupation...
Archaeologists Open the Mysterious Lead Coffin Found Buried Just Feet From the Former Grave of King Richard III...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 hours ago - eurekalert.org
This is the first stone coffin in Leicester to be excavated using modern archaeological practices. This makes it a unique discovery which will provide important new insights into the lives of the people of medieval Leicester...
New Details Emerge on Latest Discovery of Egyptian Tomb and Treasure Trove...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 18 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
In one of the sarcophagi, the mummy is covered with gilded cartonnage, a type of material composing Egyptian funerary masks, and decorated with hieroglyphic text. It also contains the cartouche of King Psamtiak I from the 26th Dynasty. Inside...
 
 
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