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Goseck Circle: The Oldest Known Solar Observatory
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 44 minutes 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?
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Marty
- 1 day 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
- 1 day 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.
Madagascar's Lemurs Cling to Survival
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, investigation, study )

Marty
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
The famous lemurs of Madagascar face such severe threats to their survival that none of them may be left in the wild within 25 years.
PterosaursâEUR"Lords of the Ancient Skies
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Marty
- 1 day ago - science.nationalgeographic.com
Three flying reptiles from Earth's distant past glide above the gray Pacific, far beyond the rollers breaking on the shore of Point Reyes, California. They flap their wings slowly for a few beats, gain some altitude, then turn toward the beach.
More on Bronze Age Time Capsule: 3,000-Year-Old Vitrified Food Found in Jars in England
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Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
Archaeologists have the opportunity to discover how people in the late Bronze Age lived and what they ate by excavating a dwelling destroyed by fire 3,000 years ago in Cambridgeshire County, England. Researchers are calling the site a time capsule
An Ancient Mystery: Searching for the Lost Tomb of Antony and Cleopatra
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Marty
- 1 day ago - theepochtimes.com
Mark Antony and Cleopatra are among the most famous pairs of lovers from the ancient world. Following their defeat at the Battle of Actium in 31 B.C., they took their final refuge from the victorious Octavian in Egypt, where Cleopatra was queen
How the Inca Empire Engineered a Road Across Some of the World's Most Extreme Terrain
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - smithsonianmag.com
For a new exhibition, a Smithsonian curator conducted oral histories with contemporary indigenous cultures to recover lost Inca traditions
25 Most Intense Archaeological Discoveries In Human History
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Marty
- 2 days ago - list25.com
One thing you will realize by the end of this list is that people, at least in the past, were very fond of cannibalism, sacrifice, and torture. As a case in point, not long ago as several archaeologists were searching through the sewers beneath a Roman
Timeless Mystery: How Did a Swiss Ring Watch End Up in a Sealed Ming Dynasty Tomb?
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Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
A mystery continues to surround the curious excavation of a strange artifact and those who recovered it from the depths of an ancient tomb in China. When archaeologists reportedly recovered a modern-looking, mud-encrusted artifact from a 400-year-old
 
 
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