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Mysterious Maya âEUR~CitadelâEUR(TM) Begins to Reveal Its Secrets
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 24 minutes ago - popular-archaeology.com
Located within the Belize River region and spread across the imaginary border between Guatemala and Belize, the ancient Maya site of El Pilar features an unusual and mysterious ancient construction complex that has archaeologists jumping for answers
Palenque and the Great Temple of the Inscriptions: A Site Built for a King
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 hour ago - ancient-origins.net
Hidden deep in the jungles of Mexico are the ruins of the great Maya city of Palenque. Known for its stunning architecture, sprawling temples, artwork and treasures, it has been luring explorers, tomb raiders and archaeologists here for centuries
Nd Shipwreck Confirmed From 13th Century Mongolian Invasion
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ajw.asahi.com
A shipwreck found here is the second confirmed vessel from a 13th century Mongolian fleet that foundered in a typhoon in a failed attempt to invade Japan, researchers said July 2
Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Thracian Shrine From Odrysian Kingdom Underneath âEUR~Lead MosqueâEUR(TM) in Karlovo
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - archaeologyinbulgaria.com
A large Ancient Thracian shrine (which may turn out to be a necropolis) has been discovered in the town of Karlovo by the Bulgarian archaeologists excavating the 15th century Lead Mosque (Kurshum Dzhamiya), a historical monument from the period
Abydos Carvings
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
Abydos, 1848 âEUR" In this ancient city in Egypt, the temple of Seti I was discovered. On one of the ceilings of the temple, strange hieroglyphs were found that sparked a debate between Egyptologists. The carvings appear to depict modern vehicles
Cataphracts: Armored Warriors and Their Horses of War
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
By the 7th and 8th centuries B.C., the role of the chariot in battle was gradually being replaced by cavalry units in the Near East. Some were armed lightly and were used to harass the enemy from afar with missiles or to pursue routing troops.
Pantalica: The Spectacular Honeycomb Tombs of Sicily
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
Hidden away in the Hyblaean Mountains of Sicily lies a prehistoric cemetery called the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica. Used during the late Bronze Age between the 13th and 7th century BC, it is a collection of cemeteries filled with thousands of tombs
ISIL Takfiris Destroy Iconic Statue Outside Palmyra Museum
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - presstv.ir
Members of the ISIL Takfiri militant group have destroyed a renowned statue of a lion outside the museum in SyriaâEUR(TM)s crisis-hit central city of Palmyra, as they continue to wreak havoc in areas under their control
A Jackal's Nose for the Job
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, science, interesting )

Marty
- 2 days ago - rbth.com
The creature is a jackal-dog hybrid originating from crossbreeding North Caucasian jackals and ancient Arctic reindeer-herding laikas. For the past 14 years these hybrid animals have been working for the security department of Russia's largest airline
Tulum: Maya City of the Dawning Sun, a Caribbean Paradise
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
Eighty miles south of Cancun in Mexico, stands the ruins of an ancient Mayan city called Tulum. Built atop a 12-meter (40-foot) cliff rising abruptly from the Caribbean waters, this place is considered one of MexicoâEUR(TM)s most scenic archaeological sites
 
 
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