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6,000-Year-Old Oak Carving Is Among Europe's Oldest
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 13 hours ago - archaeology.co.uk
A 6,000-year-old oak timber carved with a concentric oval pattern and zig-zag lines, recently discovered in the RhonddaValley, Mid Wales, is thought to be among the oldest decorative wood carvings known from Europe.
Mesolithic Timelords: A Monumental Hunter-Gatherer 'Calendar' at Warren Field, Scotland
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 13 hours ago - archaeology.co.uk
There is no doubt that early groups would have been capable of making the necessary lunar observations. After all, Marshack's work shows that hunter-gatherers were watching the skies. It is also unlikely that mobile hunting bands would have been blind to
Rethinking the Staffordshire Hoard - Piecing Together the Wealth of Anglo-Saxon Kings
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 13 hours ago - archaeology.co.uk
In the first half of the 7th century, the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia was ascending towards the zenith of its power, hard-won through decades of conflict with neighbouring peoples.
Images: Viking Jewelry Revealed in Sparkling Photos
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - livescience.com
Archaeologists excavating a Viking-age farm site at Vestervang, in Denmark, have uncovered several pieces of jewelry. This particular piece is made of
Siberian Mummies in Copper Masks Pose Mystery
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - news.discovery.com
Russian archaeologists have resumed excavations in a remote site near the Arctic Circle in the attempt to understand a perplexing find of medieval mummies clad in copper masks.
Retired Army General Wants Egypt's St. Catherine's Monastery Demolished
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, interesting )

Marty
- 1 day ago - english.ahram.org.eg
Ahmed Ragai Attiya says that the historic UNESCO site in South Sinai poses a threat to Egypt's national security, after the monks turned it into 'a place for foreigners'
One Million Buried in Mass Graves on Forbidden New York Island
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, babies, children, death, homeless, poverty, society )

Kit
- 2 days ago - afp.com
Most New Yorkers don't even know it exists. But a million forgotten souls are buried in mass graves dug by convicts on a tiny, forbidden island east of the Bronx.
Ancient 'Spider' Images Reveal Eye-Opening Secrets
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - heritagedaily.com
Stunning images of a 305-million-year-old harvestman fossil reveal ancestors of the modern-day arachnids had two sets of eyes rather than one.
The Real Darwin Fish
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - slate.com
"It has a neck," says Shubin, a professor at the University of Chicago. "No fish has a neck. And you know what? When you look inside the fin, and you take off those fin rays, you find an upper arm bone, a forearm, and a wrist." Tiktaalik, Shubin has obser
Predators and Prey: A Roman Mosaic From Lod, Israel
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
One of the oldest surviving complete Roman mosaics dating from 1,700 years ago, a spectacular discovery made in Lod in Israel, will go on show at Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, UK. The exhibition Predators and Prey: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel is
 
 
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