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Saint Acheul and the Acheulian
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 hours ago - donsmaps.com
The story of the period to become known as the Acheulian, after the eponymous site of Saint Acheul, began with the excavations of Boucher de Perthes in the nearby area of Abbeville.
Afontova Gora
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 hour ago - donsmaps.com
This important site has cultural ties with Mal'ta and Buret', hundreds of kilometres to the south east. It is on a north flowing river, the Yenisei
Blombos Cave
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 hours ago - donsmaps.com
Blombos Cave is some 100 metres from the coast and 35 metres above sea level. Interior cave deposits, including those in recesses, cover more than 80 square metres. About 20 square metres of the Middle Stone Age (MSA) has been excavated to a depth of abou
Forgeries, Hoaxes and Curiosities
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 hours ago - donsmaps.com
The carvings are located within the Brisbane Water National Park inside a rock cleft that the local NPWS people refer to as the "Kariong Egyptoid" site. However, access is through private property and visitors should get permission to enter. Alternately,
The Hermaphrodite Venus From Balzi Rossi
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 hours ago - donsmaps.com
The Hermaphrodite, so named by Piette, probably has the same origin as the Losange Venus and the Polichinelle Venus and has also been acquired and published by Piette (MAN, no 49.280). The statuette, of translucent green soapstone, is badly damaged
The Sultan's African Palace
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 19 hours ago - archaeology.org
From the tenth to fifteenth centuries, the East Coast of Africa was home to hundreds of trading towns collectively known as the Swahili Coast. These wealthy, independent Islamic sultanates brought the riches of the African interior, including ivory, gold,
Siberian Bronze Age Skull Reveals Secrets of Ancient Society
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - heritagedaily.com
Unlike most hunter-gatherer societies of the Bronze Age, the people of the Baikal region of modern Siberia (Russia) respected their dead with formal graves.
Eighteenth Century Artifacts -- Including a British Half-Penny -- Found During Camp Security Dig
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Marty
- 1 day ago - eveningsun.com
Volunteers found several artifacts from the 18th century -- including buttons, a British half-penny with a bust of King George II on it and a musket ball -- during the second day of an archaeological dig in Springettsbury Township.
GöBeklitepe: The World's Oldest Sculpture Workshop
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 23 hours ago - hurriyetdailynews.com
Twenty years have passed since archaeological excavations started in Göbeklitepe. Findings so far have revealed that the ancient site was the world's oldest sculpture workshop
Stonehenge 'Complete Circle' Evidence Found
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
Evidence that the outer stone circle at Stonehenge was once complete has been found, because a hosepipe used to water the site was not long enough.
 
 
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