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Earliest Pictish Fort Yet Discovered Was Situated on Sea Stack
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 hour ago - pasthorizonspr.com
An inhospitable sea stack on the Aberdeenshire coast has been confirmed as the site of the earliest Pictish Fort and pre-dates the iconic Dunnottar Castle, carbon dating has revealed. The sea stack to the south of Stonehaven, known as Dunnicaer
Prehistoric Disaster: Nearly 100 Bodies Found Stacked in Ancient House in China
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Marty
- 47 minutes ago - ancient-origins.net
The skeletal remains of nearly 100 bodies have been found crammed into the ruins of a tiny wooden house in northeast China, and archaeologists are trying to piece together the puzzle of what happened
The Thousand-Year History of the Spectacular Cliff Face Monastery of Sumela
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
The Sumela Monastery is one of the oldest and most historic monasteries in the Christian world. There are no exact records about when it was built or by who, but it is estimated that its history dates back some one thousand years
Russia Reveals 'Unique Diamonds' Created By Gases and Lightning From Volcanic Eruption
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, science, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - siberiantimes.com
Geologists are celebrating the discovery of a new type of diamond, says the Russian Ministry of Science. The find was in the lava of 3,682 metre Tolbachik volcano in the Kamchatka peninsula in the country's far east, and experts predict they will
Wrong Turn Leads to Discovery of Oldest Stone Tools
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Marty
- 1 day ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
On July 9, 2011, Sonia Harmand took a left turn instead of a right among the dry riverbeds that substitute for roads on the western shore of KenyaâEUR(TM)s Lake Turkana, and promptly got lost
New Fossils Show Ancient Comb Jellies Had Skeleton Parts
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - phys.org
A team of researchers with members from several institutions in China and one in the U.S. has found evidence that shows that ancient comb jellies had skeleton parts. In their paper published in the journal Science Advances, the team describes
Five Bizarre Fossil Discoveries That Got Scientists Excited
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - phys.org
From trilobites to tyrannosaurs, most fossils are of creatures with hard shells or bones. These materials don't easily biodegrade and sediment has time to build up around them and turn them into a record of the creature that is still with us millions
Skeletons Of Napoleon's Soldiers Discovered In Mass Grave Show Signs Of Starvation
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - forbes.com
As snow lashed across their faces, archaeologists quickly excavated a mass grave in Vilnius, Lithuania. The jumbled bones, haphazardly oriented, were punctuated with finds of shoes, clothing, and armor.
Tomb of Ancient Egyptian Physician Discovered
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Marty
- 1 day ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A team of Czech archaeologists excavating at the site of Abusir, 17 miles (27 kilometers) south of Cairo, has discovered the large limestone tomb of a top royal physician from about 2400 B.C.
100,000-Year-Old Thigh Bones of Child in China Reveal Bite Marks
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The bones of a child from 100,000 years ago display gnawed tooth marks, and researchers are trying to determine if this is evidence of cannibalism in the prehistoric Xuchang Man of China
 
 
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