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Is Celtic Birdlip Grave the Final Resting Place of Queen Boudicca?
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Marty
- 2 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Over a century ago, a group of workmen stumbled upon three ancient Celtic graves near Birdlip in Gloucestershire, England. The central grave contained the remains of a woman, along with a hoard of treasures, including a bronze mirror described
The Bronze Age Egtved Girl Was Not From Denmark
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Marty
- 12 hours ago - humanities.ku.dk
One of the best-known Danish Bronze Age finds, the Egtved Girl from 1370 BC, was not born in Egtved, Denmark, reveals new research from the National Museum of Denmark and University of Copenhagen. Strontium isotope analyses of the girlâEUR(TM)s hair, teeth
Archaeological Find at Norton Bridge Turns Out to Be From Saxon Period
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Marty
- 12 hours ago - staffordshirenewsletter.co.uk
ARCHAEOLOGISTS have discovered a wooden butter churn lid unearthed at Norton Bridge is from the Saxon period following scientific tests.
Does the Cascajal Block Provide Evidence of a Written Language of the Olmecs?
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Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
The Cascajal Block is a stone tablet with the oldest known writing found in the Western Hemisphere. The inscription on the stone has been dated to 900 BC or 400 years before writing had been known to exist in Mesoamerica, and by extension
Hundreds of Dice, Game Pieces Found in Utah Cave Shed Light on Prehistoric Gambling
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Marty
- 1 day ago - westerndigs.org
A cave on the shore of UtahâEUR(TM)s Great Salt Lake is giving archaeologists a rare glimpse into a seldom-studied aspect of life in the ancient West âEUR" prehistoric gambling.
Archeological Site in Zaña Built Before Moche Sanctuaries
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Marty
- 1 day ago - andina.com.pe
A small temple has been found in Cerro Mata Indio, a mountain located in the Lambayeque region in northern Peru, which is believed to match Moche typology and precede great sanctuaries found in that area of the country.
Scientists Discover World's Oldest Stone Tools
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - popular-archaeology.com
Scientists working in the desert badlands of northwestern Kenya have found stone tools dating back 3.3 million years, long before the advent of modern humans, and by far the oldest such artifacts yet discovered.
Sea-Farers From the Levant: Do Ancient Inscriptions Rewrite History of the Americas?
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Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
In this opinion piece exploring proto-Sinaitic inscriptions, guest writer William James Veall challenges the view that Christopher Columbus was the first foreigner to set foot in the Americas by examining ancient writing systems that echo
Mysterious Caribbean Shipwreck Identified
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Marty
- 2 days ago - news.discovery.com
The vessel has been identified as the Nuestra Señora de Encarnación, a colonial Spanish ship known as a nao, or merchant ship, that sank in 1681 during a storm at the mouth of PanamaâEUR(TM)s Chagres River.
 
 
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