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From the Sands of Egypt
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 hours ago - popular-archaeology.com
More numerous and extensive than the Dead Sea Scrolls, this massive trove of ancient writings on papyrus discovered at the site of Oxyrhynchus in the late 19th century has revealed not only lost literary works of the ancient Greeks and Romans
4,000-Year-Old Mochica Temple and Tombs Unearthed in Peru
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 8 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
A 4,000-year-old temple and tombs of 14 ancient Peruvians have been excavated at an ongoing archaeological dig in the Lambayeque area. The temple belongs to the mysterious Moche civilization, while the tombs are associated with the Sican
Ancient Ritual Bath Found Beneath a Home in Jerusalem
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 12 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
A 2,000-year-old ritual bath, known as a mikve, was found underneath a familyâEUR(TM)s living room floor in Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, while they were undertaking renovations.
DNA Tests to Unravel Mystery of Peruvian Priestess and Burial Companions
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 12 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
About 800 years ago, a high status Peruvian woman was buried with seven people and a llama. Some theorize that her burial companions were her relatives, while others maintain they were servants. Now Harvard University will test DNA
Ten Legendary Swords From the Ancient World
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 21 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Swords are not only weapons, but symbols of great power, used over the centuries as offerings, in ceremonies, for coronations, and as precious items for trade. Over the years, a number of swords have been unearthed
One of World's Rarest Tigers Steps Out of the Wild to Listen to Music
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cats, funny, wildlife )

Marty
- 21 hours ago - siberiantimes.com
As if he owned the place (and he probably does), the tiger lies down on the track in the Khasan district of Primorsky region, ignoring the driver's attempts to get him to move on.
The Fall and Rise and Fall of Pompeii
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 21 hours ago - smithsonianmag.com
The famous archaeological treasure is falling into scandalous decline, even as its sister city Herculaneum is rising from the ashes
Goseck Circle: The Oldest Known Solar Observatory
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
In 1991, inspectors from the German government took aerial photographs of a small German town called Goseck and saw something strange. On the ground, there appeared to be a giant circular ridge hidden beneath a field. It would take archaeologists
Orichalcum: Legendary Metal of Atlantis, Or Just A Common Ore?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Earlier this year, several world news organizations reported that archaeologists had recently recovered 39 ingots of orichalcum from a 2,600-year-old shipwreck, found ten feet underwater off the coast of Sicily, near the town of Gela.
More on Bronze Age Woman Had Surprisingly Modern Life
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The stunningly well-preserved remains of the Egtved Girl from 3,500 years ago reveal her travels as a high-status woman of her day.
 
 
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