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Liquid Mercury Found Under Mexican Pyramid Could Lead to King's Tomb
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 12 hours ago - theguardian.com
An archaeologist has discovered liquid mercury at the end of a tunnel beneath a Mexican pyramid, a finding that could suggest the existence of a kingâEUR(TM)s tomb or a ritual chamber far below one of the most ancient cities of the Americas.
Nabta Playa and the Ancient Astronomers of the Nubian Desert
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Marty
- 12 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Nabta Playa is a remarkable site composed of hundreds of prehistoric tumuli, stelae, and megalithic structures located in the Nubian Desert, approximately 100 kilometers west of Abu Simbel in southern Egypt. They are the result of an advanced urban
Religion, Sacrifice, and the Mystery of the Table Rocks in Nabta Playa
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 13 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Nabta Playa is a remarkable site composed of hundreds of prehistoric tumuli, stelae, and megalithic structures located in the Nubian Desert, approximately 100 kilometers west of Abu Simbel in southern Egypt. They are the result of an advanced
Discovery of Pictish Fort Reveals Iron Age Look-Out Post for Sea Raiders
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Marty
- 13 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
In the fifth or sixth century AD, Picts on the eastern Scotland coast set up a fort on a stone outcrop just offshore, possibly to hold sway over the seas. The ancient people had a reputation for ferocity and were one reason the Romans never
The Mystery of a Deeply Gouged Viking Shield
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 22 hours ago - sciencenordic.com
This gouge may be the result of a successful parry. The viking who owned the shield was on a journey, probably to Eastern Europe
Discovery of Reindeer Antlers in Denmark May Rewrite Start of Viking Age
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Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
A team of scholars says their new research is rewriting when and where the Viking age began. The official date for the start of Viking voyages was a 793 AD raid in England. But researchers say people from Norway sailed to Ribe, Denmark, on peaceful
The Shabaka Stone: Ancient Relic Tells of God Ptah and His Creation of the Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 12 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
The 26th Dynasty of Egypt was the last dynasty of the Third Intermediate Period, and was known also as the Nubian Dynasty or the Kushite Empire. The pharaohs of this dynasty hailed from EgyptâEUR(TM)s southern neighbour, the Nubian Kingdom of Kush
Prehistoric Lines Across Malta Defy Explanation: The Cart Ruts of Misrah Ghar Il-Kbir
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Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
he islands of Malta and Gozo in the Maltese archipelago are scarred with hundreds, if not thousands, of parallel lines seemingly cut deep into the stone. These ancient grooves have puzzled experts for centuries. Some of the strange tracks deliberately
Ten Powerful and Fearsome Women of the Ancient World
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
In most civilizations of the past, it was the men who were engaged in the bloody business of warâEUR¦ but not always. Throughout history there have been many powerful women who have led nations or guided armies into war, renowned not only as fearsome
4,000-Year-Old Ancient Babylonian Tablet Is Oldest Customer Service Complaint Ever Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
A clay tablet from ancient Babylon reveals that no matter where (or when) you go, good customer service can be hard find. So it was revealed by the irate copper merchant, Nanni, in 1750 B.C. The merchantâEUR(TM)s aggravation is evident, spelled out in
 
 
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