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Revelations on Shigir Idol 'Change Our Understanding of Ancient Civilisations'
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - siberiantimes.com
The disclosure this week on the precise fixing of age of the ancient wooden carved statue known as the Shigir Idol is seen as groundbreaking to our understanding of the pre-historic world
Scythian Tactics and Strategy: Scorched Earth Victories - Part II
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Scythian tactics included feinting or withdrawing from either the battlefield or even the region. An example of feinting comes from a battle mentioned in Part I (Scythian Tactics and Strategy: Blah - Part I), the battle of Carrhae in 53 BCE.
Scythian Tactics and Strategy: Devastating Guerilla Archers - Part I
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The Scythians may not be the original inventors of asymmetrical warfare, but one could argue that they perfected it. Before and during the Scythian arrival, many nations fought by conventional methods. In other words, the established civilizations
Egyptian Blue Hides in These Mummy Portraits
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - theepochtimes.com
Researchers discovered that the ancient artists used the pigment Egyptian blue as material for underdrawings and for modulating colorâEUR"a finding never documented before
Complete Pterosaur Fossil Found âEUR" Food, Feces and All (Video)
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - theepochtimes.com
From time to time, paleontologists come upon astonishingly complete fossils of prehistoric beasts, but rare is the discovery that yields evidence of the digestive system in action
Oldest Pharaonic Mummy From the Museum of Florence Finally Has a Face
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - phys.org
The mummy was a high ranking person, a dignitary or a priest of the XVIII dynasty (the same as Tutankhamun and Nefertiti). Until now, only his name was known. Dr Borrini devised the anatomical approximation from the structure of his skull
Experts Discover Traces of Rare Artificial Pigment on Egyptian Mummy Portraits and Panel Paintings
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Egyptian Blue is one of the first artificial pigments known to have been used by man. First created around 5,000 years ago by heating a mixture of a calcium compound, a copper-containing compound, silica sand and soda or potash
Discoveries in Spanish Cave Suggest Neanderthals Had Hot Water and Bedrooms
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Archaeologists in Spain have made a number of discoveries inside an ancient cave in Catalonia which suggest that Neanderthals had hot water and separate living quarters around 60,000 years ago. The finding adds to the mounting evidence
In Photos: Spartan Temple and Cultic Artifacts Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - livescience.com
The long-lost palace of Sparta, one of the most famous civilizations in ancient Greece, may have been discovered. Archeologists have unearthed a 10-room palace holding cultic objects and clay tablets written in a lost script. Here's a look at
Mammoth Remains, as Far as the Eye Can See: Widest Distribution of Mammoths During the Last Ice Age
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Ice Age paleontologist recorded the maximum geographic distribution of the woolly mammoth during the last Ice Age and published the most accurate global map in this regard. The ice-age pachyderms populated a total area of 33,301,000 square
 
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