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On This Day In History: First Experimental Hydrogen-Filled Balloon Reaches A 900m Altitude âEUR" On August 27, 1783
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - messagetoeagle.com
On August 27, 1783, the first experimental hydrogen-filled balloon leaves Champs de Mars, Paris, unmanned, and reaches a 900m altitude. The balloon had a 13ft in diameter and was made of rubber-coated silk...
Mysterious Disappearance of Scythians Remains Unsolved
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancientpages.com
From about 700 to 300 BC one particular group of migratory peoples, identified as Scythians by the Greeks, suddenly appeared on the Eurasian steppes...
Forgotten Ancient Ugarit: One Of The Flourishing And Oldest Cities Of Canaan
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancientpages.com
Soon, the site called by the local residents Ras Shamra, became an important place of discoveries of a cemetery only 150 meters from the Mediterranean Sea, an ancient city of Ugarit and a royal palace built on a trapezoid-shaped mound...
Watch Wild Manul Kittens Playing - Video
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cats, interesting, wildlife )

Marty
- 2 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
he Siberian Times just posted footage of some manul kittens playing around in Mongolia. Captured by Bariushaa Munkhtsog, a wildlife biologist based at the Mongolian Academy of Sciences, the video is a rare window into the world of this elusive wild cat
Eighth Priestess and Precious Grave Goods Unearthed in Famous San Jose De Moro Tomb
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The remains of a Moche priestess have been unearthed at the famous tomb site of San Jose de Moro in Northwestern Peru. She is the fifth Moche priestess to be found at the site (an additional three priestesses belonging to the Transitional Period...
On This Day In History: Mount Vesuvius Erupts And Destroys Pompeii And Herculaneum âEUR" On August 24, 79 AD
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
On the morning of August 24, 79 AD, Mount Vesuvius erupted and broke its centuries-long silence. Its great cloud of hot ash, stones and poisonous gases completely buried the whole Roman city of Pompeii and for more than seventeen centuries...
7,000-Year-Old Ceramic Fragment With Possibly âEUR~WorldâEUR(TM)s Oldest WritingâEUR(TM) Discovered in BulgariaâEUR(TM)s Riben
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 days ago - archaeologyinbulgaria.com
A ceramic fragment dating back to 5,000 BC with what might be the worldâEUR(TM)s oldest writing has been discovered in a previously unknown Chalcolithic Aeneolithic, Copper Age settlement found underneath the Ancient Roman road station Ad Putea
World's Oldest Needle Found in Siberian Cave That Stitches Together Human History
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 days ago - siberiantimes.com
'Sensational' discovery in Denisova Cave is at least 50,000 years old BUT it wasn't made by Homo sapiens. The 7 centimetre (2 3/4 inch) needle was made and used by our long extinct Denisovan ancestors, a recently-discovered hominin species...
Archaeologists Might Have Found a Roman Oven at a Former Fort Annexe in Scotland
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - culture24.org.uk
Pottery from northern Gaul and bolt-heads used for target practice have been found at a fort annexe used by civilians and military personnel...
Why Are These 1000-Year-Old Dogs Buried Under the Lima Zoo?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 7 days ago - sciencemag.org
Karina Venegas Gutiérrez was digging between the zebra and the hippo pens at the Parque de las Leyendas zoo here when she uncovered something strange. Like much of PeruâEUR(TM)s capital city, the zoo is built atop layers of settlements...
 
 
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