Gavin Ellis is always searching for something interesting, in between writing, studying and living in the Dublin Bay South, Ireland.

Two million-year-old skull of human cousin found by Australian team in South African cave

Two million-year-old skull of human cousin found by Australian team in South African cave

Two million-year-old skull of human cousin found by Australian team in South African cave A two million-year-old skull in South Africa that sheds new light on human evolution has been discovered by Australian researchers. The fossil was a Paranthropus robustus male, a species that lived as a ‘cousin species’ alongside our early human ancestors. The excavation and reconstruction of the […]

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Medieval Chinese coin discovered in Hampshire ‘genuinely ancient’

Medieval Chinese coin discovered in Hampshire 'genuinely ancient'

Medieval Chinese coin discovered in Hampshire ‘genuinely ancient’ For the second time in three years, an 11th-century Chinese coin has been discovered in England, according to a recent blog post by Cambridge historian Caitlin Green, a strong indicator that mediaeval trade between England and the Far East was more prevalent than previously believed. The Northern Song Dynasty coin was found by […]

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Archaeologists May Have Found The Dance Floor Where John The Baptist Was Sentenced To Decapitation

Archaeologists May Have Found The Dance Floor Where John The Baptist Was Sentenced To Decapitation

Archaeologists May Have Found The Dance Floor Where John The Baptist Was Sentenced To Decapitation Archaeologists believe that the deadly dance floor was found where John the Baptist, a preacher who foretold Jesus’ arrival, was sentenced to death around A.D. 29. Both the Bible and the ancient writer Flavius Josephus (A.D. 37-100) explain how King Herod Antipas, a son of […]

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2.4-Million-Year-Old Stone Tools Found In Algeria Could Rewrite Human Origin Story

2.4-Million-Year-Old Stone Tools Found In Algeria Could Rewrite Human Origin Story

2.4-Million-Year-Old Stone Tools Found In Algeria Could Rewrite Human Origin Story Early human ancestors hunted extinct horses, antelopes, and other creatures with primitive stone tools from 2 million to 2.4 million years ago on a high grassy plateau in Algeria, just 100 kilometers from the Mediterranean Sea. The dates, published today, push back by as much as half a million […]

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Gebel El-Arak Knife – A Link to Ancient Egypt’s Distant Beginnings

Gebel El-Arak Knife – A Link to Ancient Egypt’s Distant Beginnings

Gebel El-Arak Knife – A Link to Ancient Egypt’s Distant Beginnings The ancient, far-reaching civilizations of the world are a continuous source of inspiration for many people. Ancient, ageless myths and wonders of new civilizations and archaic technologies are not just remarkable – but often baffling as well. The achievements of ancient man are always difficult to fully understand, from […]

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15 Mysterious Facts About Kailash Temple – World’s Oldest Single Rock Carving

15 Mysterious Facts About Kailash Temple – World’s Oldest Single Rock Carving

15 Mysterious Facts About Kailash Temple – World’s Oldest Single Rock Carving We see ancient structures across the globe, including Egypt’s pyramids, Indonesia’s Borobudur, and the Pyramid of the Sun in the Valley of Mexico, and we wonder how? How could mankind build such enormous structures so far back in time? And this without the advanced technology that we enjoy […]

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