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France: Lavish 2,500-Year-Old Celtic Prince's Tomb Unearthed Is 'Extraordinary' Discovery
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 hours ago - ibtimes.co.uk
French archaeologists have found what they say is the "extraordinary" tomb of a Celtic prince who lived some 2,500 years ago.
Evidence Indicates Yucatan Peninsula Hit By Tsunami 1,500 Years Ago...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 hours ago - heritagedaily.com
The eastern coastline of MexicoâEUR(TM)s Yucatan Peninsula, a mecca for tourists, may have been walloped by a tsunami between 1,500 and 900 years ago, says a new study involving MexicoâEUR(TM)s Centro Ecological Akumal (CEA) and the University of Colorado...
Study Finds Significant Facial Variation in Pre-Columbian South America...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 14 minutes ago - heritagedaily.com
A team of anthropology researchers has found significant differences in facial features between all seven pre-Columbian peoples they evaluated from what is now Peru âEUR" disproving a longstanding perception that these groups were physically homogenous...
First Hemp-Weaved Fabric in the World Found Wrapped Around Baby in 9,000-Year-Old House...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
Latest excavation work in the ancient city of Ã?atalhöyük in Turkey has revealed the worldâEUR(TM)s first hemp-weaved fabric, which was found wrapped around a baby skeleton in the ground of a burned house...
Huge Japanese WWII Battleship Found
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, history, interesting )

Marty
- 1 day ago - news.discovery.com
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen said Wednesday he has found the wreck of the WWII Japanese battleship Musashi, one of the worldâEUR(TM)s largest and most technologically advanced battleships, more than 70 years after U.S. forces sank it.
Europe's Languages Were Carried From the East, DNA Show...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
New DNA evidence suggests that herders from the grasslands of today's Russia and Ukraine carried the roots of modern European languages across the continent some 4,500 years ago....
The Royal Kurgan of Kerch: The Burial Mound Built By a King...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 13 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
During the 7th and 6th centuries B.C., the ancient Greek city-states began establishing colonies on the coast of the Crimean peninsula in the Black Sea. Panticapaeum, Theodosia and Kimmerikon, for instance, were founded by the Milesians...
Decapitated Skull Holds Remarkable Find - Oldest Preserved Brain in Britain...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
Archaeologists stumbled upon a surprising find in 2009 when they uncovered a preserved brain in a skull, buried in an Iron Age pit in Yorkshire, England. Known as the Heslington Brain, the find has continued to perplex experts; how did the spongy...
Fire Mummies - The Smoked Human Remains of the Kabayan Caves...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
Mummification of the deceased is a fairly well-known practice from ancient times. Most notably, the Egyptians utilized a mummification process that led to todayâEUR(TM)s cliché image of a deceased body covered in gauzy wrappings. The discovery of mummified...
Body of Young Woman Who Had Charles I Shilling Placed Over Eye Found in Shallow Oxford Grave...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - culture24.org.uk
Archaeologists suspected the St Cross College site could have been an unknown burial ground. But other bones found at the site were confirmed as animal remains, with maps from the period suggesting that the area was used for gardening rather than...
 
 
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