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'Jaws' Lived in Doncaster
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 hours ago - heritagedaily.com
Sharks, swamps and a tropical rainforest bursting with life - this isn't exactly what comes to mind when you think of Yorkshire. But for the first time evidence of Doncaster's 310-million-year-old past, including a fossilised shark egg case has been
Iraq's Heritage Faces New Wave of Destruction
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 hours ago - heritagedaily.com
Since early June, extremist armed groups, including ISIS (IS), have controlled most of north-west of Iraq, from Mosul downward to falouja on the Euphrates and Tikrit on the Tigris.
New High-Resolution Satellite Image Analysis: 5 of 6 Syrian World Heritage Sites 'Exhibit Significant Damage'
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 hours ago - heritagedaily.com
In war-torn Syria, five out of six World Heritage sites now "exhibit significant damage" and some structures have even been "reduced to rubble", according to new high-resolution satellite image analysis conducted by the nonprofit, nonpartisan
Engineers Found Teutonic Axes in the Forest District Wipsowo
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 7 hours ago - naukawpolsce.pap.pl
Three Teutonic battle axes from the late Middle Ages have been found by engineers who remove World War II artillery shells left the forests in the Forest District Wipsowo (Warmia and Mazury). Historic weapons will be donated to the museum
Tlatilco Burial Artefacts Reveal Olmec Connection
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - pasthorizonspr.com
The National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City, houses archaeological artefacts from across the country. Among the displayed material is a remarkable assemblage recovered from the Pre-classic site of Tlatilco in the 1960s
Stonehenge: Children Revealed to Be the Metal Workers of Prehistoric Britain
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 13 hours ago - theguardian.com
Scientists believe that some 4,000 years ago children as young as 10 wrecked their eyesight embellishing weapons and jewellery with minute scraps of gold, creating dazzling pieces so fine that the detail can barely be picked out with the naked eye.
Ancient Egyptian Woman With 70 Hair Extensions Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - livescience.com
More than 3,300 years ago, in a newly built city in Egypt, a woman with an incredibly elaborate hairstyle of lengthy hair extensions was laid to rest.
Viking Blacksmith's Grave Uncovered in Norway
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - irisharchaeology.ie
The grave was found by Mr Leif Arne Norberg, under a series of stone slabs in his back garden. Mr Norberg had been carrying out landscaping works when he suddenly spotted a blacksmith's tongs, followed soon afterwards by a bent sword. On closer
Kingdom of Kush Iron Industry Works Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - popular-archaeology.com
New techniques developed at the University of Brighton to help archaeologists 'see' underground are starting to unlock the industrial secrets of an ancient civilisation.
'Ancient Monster' Surfaces in Siberian River
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Is it a mesosaur? Or some other kind of dinosaur? No-one is quite sure yet. Siberian zoologists are rushing to the site to extract the crocodile-like remains before they are covered by ice and washed away in the spring floods next year.
 
 
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