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Siberian Mummies in Copper Masks Pose Mystery
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - news.discovery.com
Russian archaeologists have resumed excavations in a remote site near the Arctic Circle in the attempt to understand a perplexing find of medieval mummies clad in copper masks.
Retired Army General Wants Egypt's St. Catherine's Monastery Demolished
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, interesting )

Marty
- 1 day ago - english.ahram.org.eg
Ahmed Ragai Attiya says that the historic UNESCO site in South Sinai poses a threat to Egypt's national security, after the monks turned it into 'a place for foreigners'
One Million Buried in Mass Graves on Forbidden New York Island
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, babies, children, death, homeless, poverty, society )

Kit
- 4 days ago - afp.com
Most New Yorkers don't even know it exists. But a million forgotten souls are buried in mass graves dug by convicts on a tiny, forbidden island east of the Bronx.
Ancient 'Spider' Images Reveal Eye-Opening Secrets
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - heritagedaily.com
Stunning images of a 305-million-year-old harvestman fossil reveal ancestors of the modern-day arachnids had two sets of eyes rather than one.
The Real Darwin Fish
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - slate.com
"It has a neck," says Shubin, a professor at the University of Chicago. "No fish has a neck. And you know what? When you look inside the fin, and you take off those fin rays, you find an upper arm bone, a forearm, and a wrist." Tiktaalik, Shubin has obser
Predators and Prey: A Roman Mosaic From Lod, Israel
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
One of the oldest surviving complete Roman mosaics dating from 1,700 years ago, a spectacular discovery made in Lod in Israel, will go on show at Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, UK. The exhibition Predators and Prey: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel is
Ancient Roman Theatre Discovered in Florence
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 days ago - ansa.it
Archaeologists digging up the remains of an ancient Roman theatre discovered under the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence have found a "vomitorium" or corridor used by as many as 15,000 theatre goers in the first and second centuries A.D., city officials say.
Bronze Age Skeleton of Dagger-Clutching Racton Man Could Have Been a King or Priest
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 days ago - culture24.org.uk
Amy Roberts, the Collections Officer at the Novium in Chichester, introduces the Bronze Age Racton Man who could have national importance
1,300-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy Had Biblical Tattoo
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 7 days ago - news.discovery.com
A mummy of an Egyptian woman dating back to 700 A.D. has been scanned and stripped to reveal a tattoo on her thigh that displays the name of the biblical archangel Michael.
Stick Insects Have Mimicked Plants Since Age of Dinosaurs
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Walking stick insects disguised themselves as leaves starting some 126 million years ago, report paleontologists, even before the advent of flowering plants
 
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