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The Land of Towers in the Caucasus: 14 Spectacular Villages Where Every House Was a Fortress
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - atlasofwonders.com
The Caucasus mountains have been always a land of warriors and survivors. Highlanders not only have to endure severe winters in remote villages, remaining cut off from the rest of the world. In addition, for centuries many armies and empires made
La Marche: Magdalenian Cave Art
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-wisdom.com
The cave located at La Marche in France was discovered in 1937 by Leon Pericard, a French amateur scientist, and Sthane Lwoff, a palaeontologist. They spent five years excavating the cave and found more than 1,500 pieces of slate with painted carvings
The Piri-Resi Map
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - ancient-wisdom.com
Potentially one of the most significant finds of modern time as it is clearly dated 1513 AD and shows both the coastlines of the American and debatably, the Antarctic coastline (which has been frozen over since around 4,000 BC)
Researchers Find Highland East Asian Origin for Prehistoric Himalayan Populations
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - eurekalert.org
In a collaborative study by the University of Oklahoma, University of Chicago, University of California, Merced, and Uppsala University, researchers conduct the first ancient DNA investigation of the Himalayan arc, generating genomic data...
Boundaries of Roman Empire Redrawn After Devon Archaeological Dig
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - bbc.com
The boundaries of the Roman Empire have been expanded following the discovery of Roman coins in a rural village
16th Century Prosthetic Iron Hand: The Story of Gotz Von Berlichingen
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Gotz von Berlichingen was a German mercenary knight who lived during the 16 th century. This knight was known also as Gotz of the Iron Hand, due to the fact that after his right hand was severed during a siege, he had it replaced with...
14th Century Painting Depicts Limb Transplant That Occurred 1,500 Years Ago
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Researchers say they have found the earliest representation of transplant surgery in a painting that depicts a scene from somewhere around the 5 th century AD, at least 1,400 years before modern medical practitioners first theorized transplantation..
Stone Towns of the Swahili Coast
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - archaeology.org
Along 2,000 miles of the East African coast, the sophisticated trading centers of the medieval Swahili reveal their origins and influences...
Eastern Africans Hunted With Poison-Tipped Arrows at Least 13,000 Years Ago
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - sci-news.com
A team of archaeologists studying bone artifacts discovered in a cave on the island of Unguja in the Zanzibar archipelago of Tanzania has found evidence to suggest that bone tools were used for hunting, and even as poison arrow tips...
Peek Inside Cat Mummies With New X-Ray Images
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Archaeologists may soon unravel the mysteries of ancient Egypt using a new imaging technique that offers a better look inside mummies without removing a single piece of wrapping
 
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