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Jamestown Unearthed: Archaeologists Begin Conservation of KnightâEUR(TM)s Tombstone
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, history )

Marty
- 14 hours ago - wydaily.com
Archaeologists at Historic Jamestowne are digging into one of the greatest mysteries of the first English settlement in America: a knightâEUR(TM)s tombstone that has been laying on the floor of a church for nearly four centuries...
Ancient Stone Carvings Confirm How Comet Struck Earth in 10,950BC, Sparking the Rise of Civilisations
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 14 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
The markings suggest that a swarm of comet fragments hit Earth at the exact same time that a mini-ice age struck, changing the entire course of human history...
Successful Dig Reveals An Almost Complete Skull of a Saber-Toothed Cat âEUR" A Third Individual Saber-Toothed Cat Was Discovered I
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 14 hours ago - heritagedaily.com
An examination of the skull fragments at the Dutch University of Leiden revealed the animal to be a representative of the European saber toothed cat. The recent discovery constitutes the third example of this large predatory cat...
Who Built the Fascinating Ã'Aupa Iglesia? Mysterious Ruins in the Sacred Valley of Peru
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 14 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Naupa Iglesia is a fascinating Peruvian ruin in the Sacred Valley of the high Andes. It is located between Ollantaytambo and Urubamba; Ollantaytambo being only 30 Km ,18.64 miles, from Machu Picchu
St Andrews Academic Reveals Secrets of Ancient Incan Talking Knots
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - thecourier.co.uk
Dr Sabine Hyland managed to decipher information contained in twisted chords called khipus, in which records were kept using knots of coloured fibres from animals such as alpacas, llamas and deer...
Forgotten And Overgrown Step Pyramid Of Koh Ker âEUR" Ancient Memory Of The Khmer Empire
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancientpages.com
Today, the seven tiered step pyramid of Koh Ker is mostly overgrown by the forest. In ancient times, Koh Ker was an important city of the Khmer empire, the largest continuous empire of South East Asia that lasted from 802 CE to 143 CE
From Mighty Bear Dogs to Breathless Bulldogs: How Human Manipulation Has Changed the Shape of Canines Forever
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
The early ancestors of Gray Wolves were a group of carnivores named the creodonts that roamed the northern hemisphere between 100 and 120 million years ago. About 55 million years ago, the creodonts gave rise to the carnassials...
More On - Egyptian Archaeologists Reveal Massive 3500-Year-Old Tomb Contains Mummies and Thousands of Artifacts
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany declared yesterday the discovery of a cemetery in Luxor that contains numerous coffins, eight Pharaonic mummies, Ushabti statues, and luxurious masks decorated with gold...
Unique Dragon Found in Siberia
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - siberiantimes.com
Although at the end of the first millennium BC the territory of South Siberia was under very strong Chinese influence, the buckles depicting the Iyussky dragon were most likely were produced locally. They were original, and not copies...
Wooden Figurines 'Weave' at Tiny Looms Placed in Ancient Grave
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - livescience.com
Tiny wooden figurines have stood upright weaving at appropriately sized looms for more than 2,100 years in a Chinese tomb containing the remains of a middle age woman, a new study finds.
 
 
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