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Mexican Archaeologists Find Pre-Hispanic Mortuary Bundle in the State of Hidalgo
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 7 hours ago - artdaily.com
The finding of a mortuary bundle in a rocky shelter of the oriental part of Sierra Gorda, in the municipality of Zimapan, Hidalgo, that contains the osseous remains of an adult approximately 20 years of age at death, is considered unique in the entity's
Ur of the Chaldees: A Virtual Vision of Woolley's Excavations
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 7 hours ago - blog.britishmuseum.org
Ur was an important city throughout Mesopotamian history. The excavations, led by Sir Leonard Woolley and jointly sponsored by the British Museum and the Penn Museum, uncovered its famous ziggurat complex, areas of densely packed private houses
New Archaeological Finds Uncovered at Wari Complex in Peru
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - andina.com.pe
A number of underground galleries, mausoleums, astronomical tables and human remains were found at the archaeological complex of Wari in Peru's central Andean region of Ayacucho, reported Jose Ochatoma, lead archaeologist of the excavation projec
Archaeologists Find Bizarre Burials in Burnt City
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - tehrantimes.com
An archaeological team, which has been assigned to reconstruct the ancient society of the 5200-year-old Burnt City in a new research project, have found several bizarre burials.
China 'Admits' Trading in Tiger Skins
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, ethics, environment )

Marty
- 2 days ago - bbc.com
China has for the first time admitted in public that it permits trade in skins from captive tigers, according to participants and officials at a meeting of an international convention to protect endangered species.
The Cornish Beaches Where Lego Keeps Washing Up
Offbeat  (tags: odd, environment, interesting )

Marty
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
A container filled with millions of Lego pieces fell into the sea off Cornwall in 1997. But instead of remaining at the bottom of the ocean, they are still washing up on Cornish beaches today - offering an insight into the mysterious world of oceans and t
Mysteries of Medieval Graffiti in England's Churches
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - bbc.com
Medieval graffiti of straw kings, pentagrams, crosses, ships and "demon traps" have been offering a tantalising glimpse into England's past. What do the pictures reveal about life in the Middle Ages?
Northampton Town Centre Dig Reveals Rare Medieval Linen
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
Fragments of rare medieval linen and serpentine marble have been discovered by archaeologists at a dig in Northampton town centre.
70,000 Year-Old African Settlement Unearthed
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - pasthorizonspr.com
During ongoing excavations in northern Sudan, Polish archaeologists from the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology in Poznań, have discovered the remains of a settlement estimated to 70,000 years old.
Popular Pesticides Linked to Drops in Bird Populations
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, environment, investigation, research )

Marty
- 3 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
Let me tell you about the birds and the bees: A family of pesticides called neonicotinoids has been linked with pollinator declines. While their involvement in bee colony collapse is hotly debated, ecologists are wondering: could neonicotinoids impact
 
 
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