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Powerful Women Buried at Stonehenge
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - news.discovery.com
The remains of 14 women believed to be of high status and importance have been found at Stonehenge, the iconic prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England.
2,000-Year-Old Pyramid in Rome Gets a Facelift
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
Few are aware that in the heart of Rome there sits a 2,000-year-old pyramid constructed as the burial tomb for a Roman praetor named Caius Cestius. It is RomeâEUR(TM)s only surviving pyramid from ancient times, however, decades of neglect left
9,000-Year-Old Skeletons Found in Jordan Had Been Dismembered, Sorted, and Buried in Homes
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
Archaeologists have made an unusual discovery in a prehistoric village in Jordan âEUR" the skeletal remains of more than 70 people that had been dismembered then allowed to decay. After this, their bones were sorted by type, and the collections...
Discovery Shows Prehistoric Man Consumed Tortoises
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - popular-archaeology.com
Excavation of Qesem Cave in Israel reveals tortoises played a supplementary role in the diets of early humans 400,000 years ago.
Special Status for Swamp That Saves the World
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - siberiantimes.com
It has been called 'the last stop on the way to global warming', and a key safeguard in buttressing a growing crisis that could see water shortages, and refugees crossing borders in desperate search of drinking water.
Archaeologists Uncover a 4,500-Year-Old Funerary Boat Alongside Tomb of Unknown Elite
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Czech archaeologists have unearthed an 18 meter (59.1 ft.) long boat near a tomb of an unknown member of the Old KingdomâEUR(TM)s elite class in Abusir (Abu-Sir), Egypt. The boat was found in a good state of preservation and there are hopes that the new
4,000-Year-Old Minoan Shipwreck Discovered in Turkish Waters
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Turkish researchers from the Marine Science and Technology Institute of Dokuz Eylul University have discovered a 4,000-year-old shipwreck in the Marmaris Hisarönü Gulf, which is believed to be a trading ship from the Minoan civilization
Fulachtai Fia: Legends of the Mysterious Bronze Age Pits of Ireland
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - ancient-origins.net
A fulacht fiadh (spelled also as fulacht fian ) (the plural form being fulachtai fia ) is a type of archaeological feature found in Ireland. Such features have also been found in other parts of the British Isles, and are known as burnt mounds
Ancient Ink: How Tattoos Can Reveal Hidden Stories of Past Cultures
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The English word tattoo is commonly said to be derived from the Polynesian word tatau or tatu. This Polynesian word means âEUR~to mark somethingâEUR(TM). Additionally, this word is an onomatopoeia, and is derived from the sound that was made by the tools
 
 
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