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Ancient Ritual Bath Found Beneath a Home in Jerusalem
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
A 2,000-year-old ritual bath, known as a mikve, was found underneath a familyâEUR(TM)s living room floor in Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, while they were undertaking renovations.
DNA Tests to Unravel Mystery of Peruvian Priestess and Burial Companions
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
About 800 years ago, a high status Peruvian woman was buried with seven people and a llama. Some theorize that her burial companions were her relatives, while others maintain they were servants. Now Harvard University will test DNA
Ten Legendary Swords From the Ancient World
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 11 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Swords are not only weapons, but symbols of great power, used over the centuries as offerings, in ceremonies, for coronations, and as precious items for trade. Over the years, a number of swords have been unearthed
4,000-Year-Old Mochica Temple and Tombs Unearthed in Peru
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
A 4,000-year-old temple and tombs of 14 ancient Peruvians have been excavated at an ongoing archaeological dig in the Lambayeque area. The temple belongs to the mysterious Moche civilization, while the tombs are associated with the Sican
One of World's Rarest Tigers Steps Out of the Wild to Listen to Music
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cats, funny, wildlife )

Marty
- 11 hours ago - siberiantimes.com
As if he owned the place (and he probably does), the tiger lies down on the track in the Khasan district of Primorsky region, ignoring the driver's attempts to get him to move on.
The Fall and Rise and Fall of Pompeii
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 11 hours ago - smithsonianmag.com
The famous archaeological treasure is falling into scandalous decline, even as its sister city Herculaneum is rising from the ashes
BulgariaâEUR(TM)s National Museum of History Shows Newly Discovered Artifacts From Urvich Fortress
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - archaeologyinbulgaria.com
BulgariaâEUR(TM)s National Museum of History has released photos of some of the artifacts discovered in the recently completed first phase of the 2015 archaeological excavations in the Urvich Fortress, a major stronghold in the Second Bulgarian Empire
From the Sands of Egypt
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - popular-archaeology.com
More numerous and extensive than the Dead Sea Scrolls, this massive trove of ancient writings on papyrus discovered at the site of Oxyrhynchus in the late 19th century has revealed not only lost literary works of the ancient Greeks and Romans
Almendres Cromlech: The Twin Megalithic Stone Circles of Portugal
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Located on the slopes of the Monte dos Almendres in Portugal, is the ancient megalithic site of Almendres Cromlech, also popularly known as the âEUR~hill of the stone amphoraeâEUR(TM). The stunningly well-preserved site is the most important megalithic
Silver Cups From Ancient Peruvian Civilization Change Chachapoya History
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Two decorated silver cups found in the Chachapoyas region of Peru may rewrite the history of the enigmatic ancient people, who had never been known to do metalworking before this discovery.
 
 
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