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Queen Nefertari's Dismembered Legs Have Been Found
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - seeker.com
Nefertari's mummy was ripped to pieces and tossed around by the ancient robbers, but scientists say they've now likely identified her legs....
A Roman Era Pet Cemetery: 86 Cat Burials Discovered in Egypt
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Marty
- 4 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Eighty-six pet cats from the Roman Era were found on the outskirts of the ancient port town of Berenike (Berenice) near the Red Sea in Egypt. The method of burial implies they were not part of a religious ritual, just pets that died...
Divers Uncover World's Oldest Harbor, in Red Sea
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 days ago - haaretz.com
The oldest known harbor in the world has been discovered by archaeologists diving off Egypt's Red Sea coast at Wadi el-Jarf. The site was found near a huge archive of papyri.....

Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 days ago - peterboroughtoday.co.uk
The torc, dating from 1100 to 1300 BC, would have been normally worn around the neck, but this one, weighing 732g, is too large to fit a personâEUR(TM)s waist and may have been designed to be worn over thick winter clothing, as a sash...
Remains of Ancient Maltese Islanders Discovered in Catacombs Beneath a School
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Marty
- 5 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The discovery of some 2,000-year-old tombs from the Roman era in Malta have archaeologists buzzing. They say the bones are so old they canâEUR(TM)t be called by the name Maltese but the deceased were likely of Mediterranean origin....
Archaeologists May Have Identified 2nd Tomb at World-Famous Amphipolis Site
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Marty
- 5 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Archaeologists believe they have identified a second monument at the famous Kasta Hill in Amphipolis, Greece, which made headlines around the world when a highly-decorated Macedonian tomb complex, possibly linked to Alexander the Great....
Danish Iron Age House Destroyed By Fire Almost 2,000 Years Ago
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
Almost 2,000 years ago, a devastating fire destroyed this Iron Age home near Viborg in West Denmark. Now, a team of archaeologists led by Mikkel Kieldsen, an archaeologist with Viborg Museum, Denmark, will try to shed some light...
Glassmaking May Have Begun in Egypt, Not Mesopotamia
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 days ago - sciencenews.org
Ancient Mesopotamians have traditionally been credited with inventing glassmaking around 3,600 years ago. But Mesopotamians may have created second-rate knock-offs of glass objects from Egypt, where this complex craft actually originated...
Menes Legendary First Monarch
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 days ago - ancientpages.com
The earliest rulers of the long-lasting civilization of Egypt were called The followers of Horus At the beginning of its long history, Egypt was united when an Upper Egyptian kingdom, in the south, seized Lower Egypt in the north.
Grime's Graves: 5,000-Year-Old Flint Mine Opens a Window to the Past
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 7 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Grime's Graves is a spectacular Neolithic flint mining site located near Thetford Forest, Norfolk, in the East of England. Beginning around 5,000 years ago, and continuing for an entire millennium, Stone Age peoples mined floorstone flint
 
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