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The Ancient Site of Takht-E Soleyman: IranâEUR(TM)s Throne of King Solomon
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 23 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Between the 3rd and 7th centuries AD, the country now named Iran was part of the Sasanian Empire, RomeâEUR(TM)s great rival in the East. Under this empire, Zoroastrianism was recognised as the state religion, and numerous Zoroastrian sanctuaries were built
Ancient Aqueduct Unearthed In Jerusalem
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 23 hours ago - news.discovery.com
Workers building a sewer line in Jerusalem unearthed a section of the ancient lower aqueduct, which had long been one of the cityâEUR(TM)s principal sources of water
Ancient Site of Palmyra in Hands of Islamic State
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Marty
- 1 day ago - popular-archaeology.com
The Syrian city of Palmyra, known internationally for its iconic archaeological site, is reported to have fallen into the control of the Islamic State, just days after their victory in Ramadi in Northern Iraq
Our Bond With Dogs May Go Back More Than 27,000 Years
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Marty
- 1 day ago - popular-archaeology.com
Dogs' special relationship to humans may go back 27,000 to 40,000 years, according to genomic analysis of an ancient Taimyr wolf bone reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on May 21. Earlier genome-based estimates have suggested
More on The Bronze Age Black Forest Girl of Denmark
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - popular-archaeology.com
The famous Bronze Age Egtved Girl did not originally come from Denmark, but from far away, as revealed by strontium isotope analyses of the girl's teeth. The analyses show that she was born and raised outside Denmark's current borders, and strontium
Secrets of the Universe to Be Sought From Deep Under Lake Baikal
Science & Tech  (tags: science, investigation, study )

Marty
- 1 day ago - siberiantimes.com
A high-tech telescope has been placed under the ice at Lake Baikal to begin research that could help determine the origins of the universe
The Inca-Caranqui Water Temple of Ecuador: A Display of Wealth and Skillful Hydraulic Engineering
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Water, essence of life and natural force sacred to the ancient Inca, was harnessed and controlled in a large man-made water temple in the late 15th century. The pool, featuring finely carved and polished fitted stones, high walls, and weaving canals
Archaeological Find at Norton Bridge Turns Out to Be From Saxon Period
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - staffordshirenewsletter.co.uk
ARCHAEOLOGISTS have discovered a wooden butter churn lid unearthed at Norton Bridge is from the Saxon period following scientific tests.
Is Celtic Birdlip Grave the Final Resting Place of Queen Boudicca?
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Marty
- 3 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Over a century ago, a group of workmen stumbled upon three ancient Celtic graves near Birdlip in Gloucestershire, England. The central grave contained the remains of a woman, along with a hoard of treasures, including a bronze mirror described
Saurornitholestes Sullivani: New Dinosaur Discovered in New Mexico
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Marty
- 5 days ago - sci-news.com
Paleontologist Steven Jasinski of the University of Pennsylvania has described a new species of dromaeosaurid dinosaur that roamed what is now New Mexico during the Upper Cretaceous epoch, approximately 75 million years ago
 
 
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