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Researchers Discover Prehistoric Human Habitation Sites in the Nefud Desert
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Marty
- 1 hour ago - popular-archaeology.com
Looking down from space in earth orbit, the Nefud Desert appears as an arid oval depression across the northern reaches of the Arabian Peninsula. On the ground, it is known for its sudden violent winds, large crescent-shaped dunes, and brick-red colored
Where Mud Is Archaeological Gold, Russian History Grew on Trees
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 hours ago - nytimes.com
VELIKY NOVGOROD, Russia -- The note, from father to son, was the sort of routine shopping list that today would be dashed off on a smartphone. In 14th century Russia, it was etched into the bark of a birch tree and curled into a scroll
6,000-Year-Old Temple With Possible Sacrificial Altars Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 hours ago - livescience.com
A 6,000-year-old temple holding humanlike figurines and sacrificed animal remains has been discovered within a massive prehistoric settlement in Ukraine.
Britain's Greatest Treasure Hoard Reveals How Goldsmiths Fooled the Anglo-Saxon World
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - independent.co.uk
Scientists, examining Britain's greatest Anglo-Saxon gold treasure collection, have discovered that it isn't quite as golden as they thought.
St. Mary's Doctors Determine 2,100-Year-Old "Mummy Girl" Died of Appendicitis
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - wptv.com
This is what science is all about, solving a mystery," said Lew Crampton, CEO of the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium in West Palm Beach, where the mummy is on display. "Thanks to medical science, technology and brilliant engineering,
Russian Archaeologists Discover Cave Paintings Dated 3000 BC
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - themoscowtimes.com
One of the paintings discovered in the gorge features a hunting scene as well as figures that appear to be from another world -- leading scholars to conclude the paintings may have been used in ancient rituals, Interfax reported.
Mysterious Slab in Russia May Be a Sundial
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - news.discovery.com
A strange slab of rock discovered in Russia more than 20 years ago appears to be a combination sundial and moondial from the Bronze Age, a new study finds.
Iconic 2,500 Year Old Siberian Princess 'Died From Breast Cancer', Reveals MRI Scan
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 22 hours ago - siberiantimes.com
Studies of the mummified Ukok 'princess' - named after the permafrost plateau in the Altai Mountains where her remains were found - have already brought extraordinary advances in our understanding of the rich and ingenious Pazyryk culture
1,300 Year Old Ski Discovered in Norway
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - medievalists.net
As glaciers in Norway melted this summer, 390 artefacts dating back to over 6,000 years ago have emerged from the ice. This includes a 1,300 year old ski, a rune stick and ancient arrows.
   
 
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