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650-Year-Old Temple to Aztec Wind God Unearthed Under Supermarket in Mexico
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 21 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
A temple dedicated to the Aztec wind god, Ehécatl-Quetzalcóatl, has been unearthed during the demolition of a supermarket in Mexico City. The circular temple is about 650 years old and is the second of its kind to be found...
The Celsus Library: 20,000 Scrolls Lost to History But Its Striking Architecture Remains
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 21 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Across the Greco-Roman world, there were many collections of scrolls, some kept by private individuals in personal libraries and others stored in public libraries such as the Great Library of Alexandria...
Video of Amur Tiger Being Released in Siberia   video
Offbeat  (tags: americans, cats, wildlife, world, goodnews )

Marty
- 22 hours ago - youtube.com
On October 30, Primorsky Province Hunting Department with the support of the Amur Tiger Center and WWF released an adult Amur tiger back into the wild with a fitted radio collar....
Ashurbanipal: The Oldest Surviving Royal Library in the World With Over 30,000 Clay Tablets
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
The Royal Library of Ashurbanipal has sometimes been described as the âEUR~first libraryâEUR(TM) in the world, or the âEUR~oldest surviving royal library in the worldâEUR(TM). The library was discovered by archaeologists who were excavating at the site of Nineveh..
Ancient Pyramids in An Icy Landscape: Was There An Ancient Civilization in Antarctica?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
The World Wide Web is all abuzz with Google Earth images of Antarctica that appear to show pyramids in the icy landscape. The images show what appears to be three pyramids with four sides similar to the famous Giza pyramids in Egypt...
Set of 70 Metal Tablets May Have the Earliest Written Account and Depiction of Jesus
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
When a set of 70 bound metal tablets was unearthed in Jordan in 2008, questions about the artifacts validity arose. However, researchers have now analyzed the codices and say they are genuine and may date to about 2,000 years ago...
Revealing the Ramesseum Medical Papyri and Other Remarkable Finds From the Temple of Ramesses II
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The mortuary temple of Ramesses II is one of the most magnificent temples in the Theban necropolis in Upper Egypt. It was discovered by Jean-Francois Champollion, the same man who deciphered the Egyptian hieroglyphs.....
Semyon the Cat Is Rescued After All Four Paws Got Frozen in Ice at a Glacial Minus 35C
Offbeat  (tags: cats, goodnews world )

Marty
- 2 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Good Samaritan Sergey Baranov, 41, a knife maker from Zlatoust and his wife Yelena, 36, spotted the pet under their vehicle on one of the coldest days of winter. It took a total of 7 buckets of warm water to melt the ice gripping Semyon's paws...
Enormous 3,000-Year-Old Gold Torc Unearthed in England May Have Been Worn By Pregnant Woman
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - ancient-origins.net
A lucky metal detectorist has found a huge Bronze Age gold torc or circular belt that is being called the greatest archaeological find in England for more than 100 years, says a story about the find in The Guardian. The torc is almost pure gold...
Why Was Ancient Middle Eastern Bitumen Discovered in An Anglo-Saxon Boat Burial at Sutton Hoo, England?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Sutton Hoo in East Anglia is one of the most important archaeological sites in England. The weapons, clothing and other objects buried in the Anglo-Saxon cemeteries show that trade networks in the 6th and 7th century reached as far away....
 
 
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