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Herbs to Kill or Heal? Was This 17th Century Faux-Book for a Poisoner or Apothecary?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - ancient-origins.net
When photos of the faux-book first began to circulate online it was considered a hoax. The image was featured on the ArtefactPorn subreddit and commenters quickly denounced it as a fake, a mere cabinet of curiosities...
7,000 Underground Gas Bubbles Poised to 'Explode' in Arctic
Science & Tech  (tags: science, environment, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - siberiantimes.com
A number of large craters - seen on our images here - have appeared on the landscape in northern Siberia in recent years and they are being carefully studied by scientists who believe they were formed when pingos exploded...
China Focus: Legendary Sunken Treasure Discovered in SW China
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - news.xinhuanet.com
A centuries-old legend that a vast booty of treasure belonging to the leader of a Chinese peasants uprising was lying at the bottom of a river has now been proven true.....
The Ill-Fated Elling Woman: An Iron Age Sacrifice to Appease the Gods?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Elling Woman is the name given to a well-preserved bog body that was discovered in Denmark during the first half of the 20th century. By then, this type of remains had already been found in DenmarkâEUR(TM)s bogs for at least a century...
Uncovered After 2,000 Years: Gold Torcs Fit for An Iron Age Queen
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - heritagedaily.com
Found by two metal detectorists in a Staffordshire field, the Leekfrith torcs are a spectacular example of late Iron Age jewellery and show just how skilled the pre-Roman inhabitants of Britain were in metalwork....
The Upper Palaeolithic Beads of Aquitaine
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - heritagedaily.com
The Upper Palaeolithic is best understood period of the Old Stone Age, beginning shortly after the extinction of Homo neanderthalensis and the encroachment of the new hominin Homo sapiens from Africa into Europe...
The Carnoustie Bronze Age Hoard
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - heritagedaily.com
GUARD Archaeologists, working on behalf of Angus Council in advance of the construction of two football pitches at Carnoustie in Angus in Scotland, have recently discovered a major addition to Scottish Late Bronze Age archaeology...
Mysterious Pyramid-Shaped Tomb Discovered Under Chinese Construction Site
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 days ago - independent.co.uk
A mysterious pyramid-shaped tomb has been uncovered by archaeologists under a construction site in China. The structure was discovered in a chamber alongside a similar cylinder-shaped coffin in Zhengzhou, Henan Province...
Deadly Ancient Secrets Of Queen HatshepsutâEUR(TM)s Flacon
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
Hatshepsut was the fifth pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt. Hatshepsut came to the throne of Egypt in 1478 BC. Officially, she ruled jointly with Thutmose III who had ascended to the throne as a child one year earlier...
Why Did the Giant Egyptian Statue Sing at Dawn? Re-Discovering the Colossi of Memnon
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The Colossi of Memnon are a pair of giant statues made of stone that are located in the Theban Necropolis in Luxor, Upper Egypt. The statues were made during the 14th century BC, during the period in ancient Egyptian history....
 
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