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Burnt Hill Fort in Dark Ages Scotland Was Likely the Stronghold of the Mysterious Rheged Kingdom
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Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
For years, scholars thought a Scottish Dark Ages hill fort that met a violent, fiery end was a stronghold of the Pictish people. But new research shows TrustyâEUR(TM)s Hill was likely the royal stronghold of the BritonsâEUR(TM) mysterious Rheged kingdom...
Ancient Sundial Shaped Like Ham Was Roman Pocket Watch
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Marty
- 1 day ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
While excavating an ancient Roman villa buried in volcanic ash, 18th-century workers found an unusual lump of metal small enough to fit in a coffee mug. Cleaning it revealed something both historically important and hilarious: one of the worlds...
Neolithic Romeo and Juliet? The Star-Crossed Lovers of Valdaro
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Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
The Lovers of Valdaro are a pair of human skeletons that were discovered in 2007 by a team of archaeologists at a Neolithic tomb in Italy. The two skeletons appear to have died while they were gazing into one anotherâEUR(TM)s eyes and hugging each other
Norsuntepe âEUR" Little-Known Mysterious Prehistoric Site In Anatolia, Turkey: Why Was It Abandoned And Destroyed By Fire?
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Marty
- 2 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
Excavations at Norsuntepe were conducted between 1968 and 1974 by the German Archaeological Institute archaeologists led by Harald Hauptmann, the Heidelberg professor of Prehistory and Early History...
Ciudad Perdida: Uncovering Ancient Secrets Of The Enigmatic Lost City
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Marty
- 2 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
The Lost City was inhabited by the Tayrona people until the end of the 16th century and tucked away within the lush jungles of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta not far from the Colombian coastline...
Archaeologists Are Ecstatic That a Major Viking Age Manor Is Finally Found in Sweden
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Marty
- 3 days ago - ancient-origins.net
For centuries it has been speculated where the manor of the royal bailiff of Birka, Herigar, might have been located. New geophysical results provide evidence of its location at Korshamn, outside the town rampart of the Viking Age....
Massive Cemeteries With Strange Burials Excavated at Medieval Monastery in Sudan
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Marty
- 3 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Archaeologists have officially announced that four large cemeteries were unearthed near the remains of a medieval Christian monastery in Sudan. At least 123 individuals have been excavated so far, while some of the burials included corpses laid...
1,900 Year Old Female Leather Shoes Laced With Bronze Wire On Display In BulgariaâEUR(TM)s Sliven
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Marty
- 7 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
A pair of 1,900 year old leather shoes discovered during archaeological excavations in the Sliven District, in Eastern Bulgaria is on display for the first time after a longer period of restoration....
2000-Year-Old Bronze Toy Provides Clues on How the Best Roman Chariots Were Constructed to Win Races
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 8 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Toy models have fascinated kids since ancient times and the more realistic they look, the better. One rich kid in ancient Rome had a very special model toy chariot made of bronze. The model was found in the Tiber River in Rome in the 1890s....
Stunning Underwater Photos Reveal Secrets Of Legendary Lost City Of Heracleion
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Marty
- 8 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
In ancient times, the city of Thonis-Heracleion, known in modern tiles as the lost kingdom of Cleopatra served as a gateway to Egypt. Today, this mysterious legendary city is submerged in EgyptâEUR(TM)s Aboukir Bay, near Alexandria....
 
 
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