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The Mystery of a Deeply Gouged Viking Shield
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 11 hours ago -
This gouge may be the result of a successful parry. The viking who owned the shield was on a journey, probably to Eastern Europe
Discovery of Reindeer Antlers in Denmark May Rewrite Start of Viking Age
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 1 hour ago -
A team of scholars says their new research is rewriting when and where the Viking age began. The official date for the start of Viking voyages was a 793 AD raid in England. But researchers say people from Norway sailed to Ribe, Denmark, on peaceful
The Shabaka Stone: Ancient Relic Tells of God Ptah and His Creation of the Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 11 hours ago -
The 26th Dynasty of Egypt was the last dynasty of the Third Intermediate Period, and was known also as the Nubian Dynasty or the Kushite Empire. The pharaohs of this dynasty hailed from EgyptâEUR(TM)s southern neighbour, the Nubian Kingdom of Kush
Prehistoric Lines Across Malta Defy Explanation: The Cart Ruts of Misrah Ghar Il-Kbir
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 16 hours ago -
he islands of Malta and Gozo in the Maltese archipelago are scarred with hundreds, if not thousands, of parallel lines seemingly cut deep into the stone. These ancient grooves have puzzled experts for centuries. Some of the strange tracks deliberately
Ten Powerful and Fearsome Women of the Ancient World
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 21 hours ago -
In most civilizations of the past, it was the men who were engaged in the bloody business of warâEUR¦ but not always. Throughout history there have been many powerful women who have led nations or guided armies into war, renowned not only as fearsome
4,000-Year-Old Ancient Babylonian Tablet Is Oldest Customer Service Complaint Ever Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 15 hours ago -
A clay tablet from ancient Babylon reveals that no matter where (or when) you go, good customer service can be hard find. So it was revealed by the irate copper merchant, Nanni, in 1750 B.C. The merchantâEUR(TM)s aggravation is evident, spelled out in
Ancient Fishing Leister Found Together With Its Spearing Point
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 1 day ago -
Prongs and a bone point from the Late Stone Age have been found together, proving to archaeologists that prehistoric leisters really had a centred point for spearing
Hunt for Ancient Royal Tomb in Mexico Takes Mercurial Twist
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 6 hours ago -
A Mexican archeologist hunting for a royal tomb in a deep, dark tunnel beneath a towering pre-Aztec pyramid has made a discovery that may have brought him a step closer: liquid mercury.
Diring Yuriakh (Siberia)
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- 14 hours ago -
Diring Yuriakh is a somewhat controversial early hominid site located at the confluence of Diring Yuriakh creek and river Lena, about 140 km south of Yakutsk in Siberia
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 2 days ago -
he Badegoulian culture spans the Solutrean and the early Magdalenian, and has been dated to between 19 000 and 17 000 BP. The lithic industry includes laurel leaf points and shouldered points, as well as the small scrapers known as raclettes. Shells for
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