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Scythian Tactics and Strategy: Devastating Guerilla Archers - Part I
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 18 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
The Scythians may not be the original inventors of asymmetrical warfare, but one could argue that they perfected it. Before and during the Scythian arrival, many nations fought by conventional methods. In other words, the established civilizations
Complete Pterosaur Fossil Found âEUR" Food, Feces and All (Video)
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 19 hours ago - theepochtimes.com
From time to time, paleontologists come upon astonishingly complete fossils of prehistoric beasts, but rare is the discovery that yields evidence of the digestive system in action
Scythian Tactics and Strategy: Scorched Earth Victories - Part II
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 19 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Scythian tactics included feinting or withdrawing from either the battlefield or even the region. An example of feinting comes from a battle mentioned in Part I (Scythian Tactics and Strategy: Blah - Part I), the battle of Carrhae in 53 BCE.
Egyptian Blue Hides in These Mummy Portraits
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 19 hours ago - theepochtimes.com
Researchers discovered that the ancient artists used the pigment Egyptian blue as material for underdrawings and for modulating colorâEUR"a finding never documented before
Experts Discover Traces of Rare Artificial Pigment on Egyptian Mummy Portraits and Panel Paintings
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 19 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Egyptian Blue is one of the first artificial pigments known to have been used by man. First created around 5,000 years ago by heating a mixture of a calcium compound, a copper-containing compound, silica sand and soda or potash
Oldest Pharaonic Mummy From the Museum of Florence Finally Has a Face
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 19 hours ago - phys.org
The mummy was a high ranking person, a dignitary or a priest of the XVIII dynasty (the same as Tutankhamun and Nefertiti). Until now, only his name was known. Dr Borrini devised the anatomical approximation from the structure of his skull
Discoveries in Spanish Cave Suggest Neanderthals Had Hot Water and Bedrooms
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
Archaeologists in Spain have made a number of discoveries inside an ancient cave in Catalonia which suggest that Neanderthals had hot water and separate living quarters around 60,000 years ago. The finding adds to the mounting evidence
Lucky Treasure Seeker Unearths 1,000-Year-Old Viking Coin Hoard in Wales
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Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
About 1,000 years ago an unlucky soul apparently buried his treasureâEUR"a cache of Viking coinsâEUR"in a field in Wales and never dug it up again. Perhaps the medieval person died before retrieving it or forgot exactly where it was buried.
The Frightening Discovery of the Mount Owen Claw
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
Nearly three decades ago, a team of archaeologists were carrying out an expedition inside a large cave system on Mount Owen in New Zealand when they stumbled across a frightening and unusual object. With little visibility in the dark cave
Archaeologists Unearth Remains of Scythian Warrior in Golden Cloak and His Horse
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Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The remains of an ancient Scythian warrior have been found buried in a cloak covered with gold. Archaeologists believe he ruled an area on what is now the Russian steppes around 2,500 years ago. He was laid to rest in a tomb covered by a burial mound
 
 
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