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Ancient 'Spider' Images Reveal Eye-Opening Secrets
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 21 hours ago - heritagedaily.com
Stunning images of a 305-million-year-old harvestman fossil reveal ancestors of the modern-day arachnids had two sets of eyes rather than one.
The Real Darwin Fish
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 21 hours ago - slate.com
"It has a neck," says Shubin, a professor at the University of Chicago. "No fish has a neck. And you know what? When you look inside the fin, and you take off those fin rays, you find an upper arm bone, a forearm, and a wrist." Tiktaalik, Shubin has obser
Predators and Prey: A Roman Mosaic From Lod, Israel
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - pasthorizonspr.com
One of the oldest surviving complete Roman mosaics dating from 1,700 years ago, a spectacular discovery made in Lod in Israel, will go on show at Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, UK. The exhibition Predators and Prey: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel is
Ancient Roman Theatre Discovered in Florence
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ansa.it
Archaeologists digging up the remains of an ancient Roman theatre discovered under the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence have found a "vomitorium" or corridor used by as many as 15,000 theatre goers in the first and second centuries A.D., city officials say.
Bronze Age Skeleton of Dagger-Clutching Racton Man Could Have Been a King or Priest
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - culture24.org.uk
Amy Roberts, the Collections Officer at the Novium in Chichester, introduces the Bronze Age Racton Man who could have national importance
1,300-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy Had Biblical Tattoo
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - news.discovery.com
A mummy of an Egyptian woman dating back to 700 A.D. has been scanned and stripped to reveal a tattoo on her thigh that displays the name of the biblical archangel Michael.
Stick Insects Have Mimicked Plants Since Age of Dinosaurs
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Walking stick insects disguised themselves as leaves starting some 126 million years ago, report paleontologists, even before the advent of flowering plants
The Die That Struck Britain's First Coins?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - blog.britishmuseum.org
One of the most recent acquisitions made by the Department of Coins and Medals is a highly unusual object - an ancient punch or 'die' used to manufacture coins in the second century BC. The die was found in Bredgar, Kent by a metal detector user in 2013 a
New Tests Confirm Lake Minnetonka Canoe Is 1,000 Years Old
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 days ago - startribune.com
New tests show that the old canoe, unearthed from Lake Minnetonka 80 years ago, is more valuable and rare than first thought -- estimated to be nearly 1,000 years old, the oldest of its kind in Minnesota
700-Year-Old Coin Found During Bannockburn Dig
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - scotsman.com
A 700-YEAR-OLD English coin has been found near the abbey where the victorious Robert the Bruce took booty from the Battle of Bannockburn.
 
 
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