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Craco: The Abandoned Medieval Ghost Town of Italy
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 17 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
For nearly fifty years, the town of Craco in southern Italy has stood uninhabited. Here, dark windows look out at potential travelers like empty eye sockets and the streets and buildings of this medieval town seems to have literally been vacated
The Last of the Charrua: The Honored Warrior Tribe of Uruguay
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 17 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Uruguay is said to be the only Latin American country without an indigenous population. However, they did have a fearsome warrior tribe living in the country for thousands of years. Believed to be the last, or only, true Uruguayan indigenous culture
In 1665, Many Said They Saw a UFO Battle and Fell Sick Afterward
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 17 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
On April 8, 1665, around 2 p.m., fishermen anchored near Barhöfft (then in Sweden, now in Germany) reported seeing ships in the sky battling each other. After the battle, a dark object hovered in the sky
JapanâEUR(TM)s âEUR~SacredâEUR(TM) Rice Farmers Brace for Pacific Trade DealâEUR(TM)s Death Sentence
Offbeat  (tags: society, world, ethics )

Marty
- 17 hours ago - theepochtimes.com
In small wet rice fields, or suiden, across Japan, farmers don rubber boots to slosh through the fields and check their plantings. Meanwhile, thousands of miles away in tropical Hawaii, negotiators are in the final stages of talks on the Trans-Pacific
111-Year-Old Russian Sub Discovered Off Coast of Sweden
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 17 hours ago - news.discovery.com
Marine salvage hunters have found the wreckage of an early 20th-century submarine that was once part of the Czarist Russian navy, in waters just a mile and a half off the coast of Sweden
Neolithic House Discovery at Avebury Stone Circle Dig
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 17 hours ago - bbc.com
The three-week Between the Monuments project is researching the daily lives of Neolithic and Bronze Age residents at the Wiltshire site.
Remains of the Great Synagogue and Shulhof of Vilna Are Rediscovered Seventy Years After Their Destruction By the Nazis (July 20
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 17 hours ago - antiquities.org.il
A Ground Penetrating Radar survey conducted in June 2015 in Vilnius, Lithuania has uncovered the underground remains of the Great Synagogue and Shulhof of Vilna, now lying partially below a modern school. These important remnants of what was
An Ancient Mound Confirms Insects Can Live in the Same Homes for Millennia
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 17 hours ago - bbc.com
In the Miombo woodland area of central Africa, scientists have found an abandoned termite mound that is more than 2200 years old
Archaeologists Search for Neolithic Home of Avebury Stone Circle Builders Between the Monuments
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
Archaeologists from the National Trust, Southampton and Leicester Universities, and Allen Environmental Archaeology are trying to find out where the people who built the world-famous Avebury Stone Circle in Wiltshire actually lived.
French Archaeology Students Find 560,000-Year-Old Tooth
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - theepochtimes.com
Two students have found a human tooth from about 560,000 years ago in a famous prehistoric cave in southwestern France, a discovery praised by archaeologists as the oldest human body part ever discovered in the country and being rare from that period
 
 
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