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The Inca-Caranqui Water Temple of Ecuador: A Display of Wealth and Skillful Hydraulic Engineering
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Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Water, essence of life and natural force sacred to the ancient Inca, was harnessed and controlled in a large man-made water temple in the late 15th century. The pool, featuring finely carved and polished fitted stones, high walls, and weaving canals
Is Celtic Birdlip Grave the Final Resting Place of Queen Boudicca?
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Marty
- 4 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Over a century ago, a group of workmen stumbled upon three ancient Celtic graves near Birdlip in Gloucestershire, England. The central grave contained the remains of a woman, along with a hoard of treasures, including a bronze mirror described
The Bronze Age Egtved Girl Was Not From Denmark
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Marty
- 4 days ago - humanities.ku.dk
One of the best-known Danish Bronze Age finds, the Egtved Girl from 1370 BC, was not born in Egtved, Denmark, reveals new research from the National Museum of Denmark and University of Copenhagen. Strontium isotope analyses of the girlâEUR(TM)s hair, teeth
Archaeological Find at Norton Bridge Turns Out to Be From Saxon Period
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Marty
- 3 days ago - staffordshirenewsletter.co.uk
ARCHAEOLOGISTS have discovered a wooden butter churn lid unearthed at Norton Bridge is from the Saxon period following scientific tests.
Does the Cascajal Block Provide Evidence of a Written Language of the Olmecs?
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Marty
- 5 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The Cascajal Block is a stone tablet with the oldest known writing found in the Western Hemisphere. The inscription on the stone has been dated to 900 BC or 400 years before writing had been known to exist in Mesoamerica, and by extension
Hundreds of Dice, Game Pieces Found in Utah Cave Shed Light on Prehistoric Gambling
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Marty
- 5 days ago - westerndigs.org
A cave on the shore of UtahâEUR(TM)s Great Salt Lake is giving archaeologists a rare glimpse into a seldom-studied aspect of life in the ancient West âEUR" prehistoric gambling.
Archeological Site in Zaña Built Before Moche Sanctuaries
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Marty
- 5 days ago - andina.com.pe
A small temple has been found in Cerro Mata Indio, a mountain located in the Lambayeque region in northern Peru, which is believed to match Moche typology and precede great sanctuaries found in that area of the country.
Scientists Discover World's Oldest Stone Tools
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Marty
- 5 days ago - popular-archaeology.com
Scientists working in the desert badlands of northwestern Kenya have found stone tools dating back 3.3 million years, long before the advent of modern humans, and by far the oldest such artifacts yet discovered.
Sea-Farers From the Levant: Do Ancient Inscriptions Rewrite History of the Americas?
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Marty
- 6 days ago - ancient-origins.net
In this opinion piece exploring proto-Sinaitic inscriptions, guest writer William James Veall challenges the view that Christopher Columbus was the first foreigner to set foot in the Americas by examining ancient writing systems that echo
 
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