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Origin of Mysterious 2,700-Year-Old Gold Treasure Revealed
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
New analysis unveils the origin of the storied Carambolo Treasure, and despite previous claims, it has nothing to do with Atlantis...
Fifteen Years After Looting, Thousands of Artifacts Are Still Missing From IraqâEUR(TM)s National Museum
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Marty
- 6 days ago - ancient-origins.net
On April 10 2003, the first looters broke into the National Museum of Iraq. Staff had vacated two days earlier, ahead of the advance of US forces on Baghdad. The museum was effectively ransacked for the next 36 hours until employees returned.....
This Medieval Italian Man Replaced His Amputated Hand With a Weapon
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - sciencealert.com
Archaeologists have found a fascinating puzzle in the shape of a man's remains dating back to medieval Italy. It looks like this guy went through life with a knife attached to his arm, in place of his amputated hand...
Ancient Shark Fishermen Found Buried With Extra Limbs
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Dozens of very unique ancient burials have been discovered on the northern Peruvian coast, many of which appear to contain valuable metal objects, whimsical ceramic pots, and, in some cases, additional human limbs...
Greek Art Goes Palaeolithic: Cretan Cave Art Includes An Animal Extinct for 11,000 Years
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 days ago - ancient-origins.net
More than 11,000 years ago, an Ice Age artist carefully carved the images of deer into the floor of a cave on Crete. Others would follow this personâEUR(TM)s lead and soon the engravings became a jumble of drawings...
Famous Viking Warrior Was a Woman, DNA Reveals
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Marty
- 3 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
More than a millennium ago in whatâEUR(TM)s now southeastern Sweden, a wealthy Viking warrior was laid to rest, in a resplendent grave filled with swords, arrowheads, and two sacrificed horses. The site reflected the ideal of Viking...
Birka: Major Trading Center During The Viking Age
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 days ago - ancientpages.com
Established in the middle of the 8th century, Birka was an important trade hub for goods from Scandinavia, Central and Eastern Europe and the Orient...
Spooning in Early Modern Wales: The Sweet Symbolism of a Welsh Love Spoon
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 days ago - ancient-origins.net
While one often thinks of presenting his/her loved ones with flowers or candy as a gesture of romance, it was once more common to present oneâEUR(TM)s loved ones with love spoons....
Two Wolves Entwined: What Did This Viking Ring Symbolize?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, medicine )

Marty
- 3 days ago - ancient-origins.net
In the autumn of 2015, a unique Viking Age spiral ring with two wolf heads was found in Goa in Randaberg, Western Norway. Does the ring show OdinâEUR(TM)s two wolves, Geri and Freki or is it the Fenris Wolf, symbolizing Ragnarok and the end of the world?
The Puzzling Animal Head Posts Found in the Oseberg Viking Ship Grave
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - thornews.com
Five animal head posts were found in the Oseberg Viking ship grave dating back to the year 834 AD. The posts that originally were painted are made by different woodcarvers, and the researchers have no clear idea of what the works of art were....
 
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