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The Ajanta Cave Murals: 'Nothing Less Than the Birth of Indian Art'
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 16 hours ago - theguardian.com
The paintings are possibly the finest surviving picture galleries from the ancient world. Now, the oldest in two of the caves - hidden for decades - have been painstakingly restored to reveal their true beauty
Moving on From Stonehenge: Researchers Make the Case for Archaeoastronomy
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 hours ago - culture24.org.uk
The field of archaeoastronomy is evolving say researchers seeking a closer relationship between astronomy and archaeology
New to the Archaeologist's Tool Kit: The Drone
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 23 hours ago - nytimes.com
A small remote-controlled helicopter buzzed over ancient hilltop ruins here, snapping hundreds of photographs. Below, stone walls built more than a thousand years ago by the Moche civilization gave way to a grid of adobe walls put up only recently by what
Diving Club Discovers 3,500-Year-Old Bronze Age Sword
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 23 hours ago - independent.ie
The priceless artefact was picked up by Micheal O Ruairc, of Shannonside Sub Aqua Club in Banagher, Co Offaly. It is believed to date back to 1050 BC.
Callanish Stones Still Surprise
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 44 minutes ago - stornowaygazette.co.uk
It may be centuries old, but the Callanish Stones site still throws up new observations about the beginnings of civilisation.
Uncovering Berenike: An Ancient Port on the Red Sea Coast
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 23 hours ago - pasthorizonspr.com
Archaeologists working at the ancient port of Berenike on the Red Sea coast of Egypt have started to uncover an ancient Roman era ship's hull and an extensive burial ground for animals. They have also started to pinpoint some of the major buildings of the
Volunteers Help British Museum in Crowdsourcing Archeology Project
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 7 hours ago - theguardian.com
A 3D plastic model of a 3,000-year-old bronze axe - stored in the British Museum since it was found more than 30 years ago at Jevington, East Sussex - has been printed out in a public library in Washington DC through a unique experiment in crowdsourcing a
Centuries-Old Baby Rattle Among KüLtepe Findings
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - hurriyetdailynews.com
A baby rattle has been found in the Kültepe Kaniş-Karum trade colony, where excavations have been continuing since 1948 in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri.
Excavation 'Very Likely' to Redefine the Zoroastrianism's Origin
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Marty
- 1 day ago - english.cntv.cn
Zoroastrianism was the state religion of the ancient Persian Empire. Its founder, Zoroaster, or Zarathustra, is thought to have been born in what is now Northeast Iran or Southwest Afghanistan. A 2004 survey by the Zoroastrian Associations of North Americ
Professor Works to Help Solve Mystery Surrounding Portrait of a Mummy
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - phys.org
He looks almost Byzantine or Greek, gazing doe-eyed over the viewer's left shoulder, his mouth forming a slight pout, like a star-struck lover or perhaps a fan of the races witnessing his favorite charioteer losing control of his horses
 
 
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