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The Treasures of Priam: Golden Riches From the Legendary City of Troy
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
HomerâEUR(TM)s Iliad is often considered as one of the greatest works of Western literature. For many centuries, HomerâEUR(TM)s Troy, the city besieged by the Greeks, was considered to be a myth by scholars. During the 19th century, however, one man embarked
Ancient 'Mummy' Unearthed From 'Lost Medieval Civilisation' Near Arctic, Claim Scientists
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Marty
- 5 hours ago - siberiantimes.com
The expected but as yet unopened human remains are wrapped in birch bark and it is likely that this 'cocoon' contains copper which - combined with the permafrost - produced an accidental mummification
Forgotten World: The Stone-Walled Settlements of the Mpumalanga Escarpment
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Marty
- 5 hours ago - pasthorizonspr.com
We have much to learn from the Bakoni. For one, they taught us that political centralisation does not necessarily equate economic development. They also debunk colonial perceptions that prior to the arrival of settler farming, African agriculture
49,000 Year-Old Ochre Based Paint Mixed With Milk Found in Sibudu Cave
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Marty
- 5 hours ago - pasthorizonspr.com
An international research team led by the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Witwatersrand has discovered a milk-and ochre-based paint dating to 49,000 years ago that inhabitants may have used to adorn themselves with or to decorate
Ancient Bobcat Buried Like a Human Being
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Marty
- 6 hours ago - news.sciencemag.org
About 2000 years ago in what is today western Illinois, a group of Native Americans buried something unusual in a sacred place. In the outer edge of a funeral mound typically reserved for humans
1,300-Year-Old Fortress-Like Structure on Siberian Lake Continues to Mystify Experts
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Marty
- 6 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
It is one of the most mysterious archaeological sites in Russia âEUR" an ancient complex engulfing a small island in the center of a remote lake in the mountains of southern Siberia. At first glance, it appears to be an ancient fortress
Ancient Ritual Bath Found Beneath a Home in Jerusalem
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Marty
- 15 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
A 2,000-year-old ritual bath, known as a mikve, was found underneath a familyâEUR(TM)s living room floor in Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, while they were undertaking renovations.
DNA Tests to Unravel Mystery of Peruvian Priestess and Burial Companions
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Marty
- 15 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
About 800 years ago, a high status Peruvian woman was buried with seven people and a llama. Some theorize that her burial companions were her relatives, while others maintain they were servants. Now Harvard University will test DNA
Ten Legendary Swords From the Ancient World
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
Swords are not only weapons, but symbols of great power, used over the centuries as offerings, in ceremonies, for coronations, and as precious items for trade. Over the years, a number of swords have been unearthed
4,000-Year-Old Mochica Temple and Tombs Unearthed in Peru
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Marty
- 11 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
A 4,000-year-old temple and tombs of 14 ancient Peruvians have been excavated at an ongoing archaeological dig in the Lambayeque area. The temple belongs to the mysterious Moche civilization, while the tombs are associated with the Sican
 
 
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