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Surprising 5,000-Year-Old Cannabis Trade
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 11 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
The nomad tribe known as the Yamnaya, who were among the founders of the European civilization, may have been the first pot dealers, archaeologists say. Moreover, they were responsible for the first transcontinental trade of cannabis...
A Pharaoh Thrice Buried The Mystery of the Tombs of Pharaoh Akhenaten
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 11 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Pharaoh Akhenaten is one of the most mysterious kings of Ancient Egypt. Researchers have discovered three tombs dedicated to him all full of even more secrets. These tombs do, however, provide fascinating hints about the enigmatic pharaohâEUR(TM)s life
Remains of Canal Found in Yinxu Oracle Site
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 11 hours ago - news.xinhuanet.com
Famous for the discovery of oracle bones and script, the Yinxu site, or Yin Ruins, in today's Henan Province are once again in the spotlight with the excavation of a complete canal system in the ancient capital...
2,000 Year Old Feces From the Silk Road Reveal Spread of Infectious Diseases
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 11 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Once travelled by famous historical figures such as Marco Polo and Genghis Khan, the Silk Road was a hugely important network of transport routes connecting eastern China with Central Asia, the Middle East and Europe. It came to prominence...
16,000-Year-Old Tools Discovered in Texas, Among the Oldest Found in the West
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 11 hours ago - westerndigs.org
About a half-hour north of Austin and a meter deep in water-logged silty clay, researchers have uncovered evidence of human occupation dating back as much as 16,700 years, including fragments of human teeth and more than 90 stone tools...
9 New World Heritage Sites Announced By Unesco 2016
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 17 hours ago - messagetoeagle.com
The 5,000-year-old great city of Ani was once a powerful and a flourishing place. Sadly, wars and hostile invasion forces put a definite end to its prosperity. What remains today of the lost capital of Armenia is nothing but forgotten ruins...
Mythical Temple Of Wingded Warrior God Haldi In The City Of The Raven
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - messagetoeagle.com
It is widely believed that the temple was built in the late ninth century BC to honor the god Haldi, a winged warrior standing on a lion and the goddess Bagbartu in the Iron Age kingdom of Urartu, which considered Haldi its national deity...
Stonehenge and Nearby Stone Circles Were Newcomers to Landscape Worked By Ice Age Hunters
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
About 5,000 years ago, not far from Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain in England, some people built a stone circle smaller than its more famous counterpart. But for some reason, sometime after they built it, they dismantled the circle....
Bronze Age Barrow and Anglo-Saxon Cemetery Discovered at Rothley, Leicestershire
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Marty
- 19 hours ago - heritagedaily.com
Archaeologists from the University of Leicester have recently excavated a Bronze Age barrow and Anglo-Saxon cemetery under former allotments at Rothley in Leicestershire...
Mighty Viking Ax Discovered in Tomb of Medieval 'Power Couple'
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - livescience.com
Archaeologists have discovered one of the largest Viking axes ever found, in the tomb of a 10th century power couple in Denmark. "It's a bit extraordinary it's much bigger and heavier than the other axes. It would have had a very long handle...
 
 
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