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

Artefacts unearthed in Pattanam indicate interactions with Greco-Roman world

Artefacts unearthed in Pattanam indicate interactions with Greco-Roman world

Artefacts unearthed in Pattanam indicate interactions with Greco-Roman world A seal-ring with the image of a Spinhx and a miniature statuette of the Greco-Roman head, Asian pottery and so many other excavations from the region tell us volumes about the technologically advanced civilization that once occupied the present village of Ernakulam The global importance of the village in Ernakulam has […]

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Archaeologists find Ancient Greek tomb filled with gold, silver and bronze

Archaeologists find Ancient Greek tomb filled with gold, silver and bronze

Archaeologists find Ancient Greek tomb filled with gold, silver and bronze In southwestern Greece, Archaeological excavations a Bronze Age warrior’s tomb filled with more than 3,500 artefacts including jewels, weapons, armour and bronze, silver and gold vessels that shed light on a period of history that has divided experts for years. The grave was found near the ancient city of […]

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Newly Discovered Human-Sized Dinosaur Footprint Is The Largest Ever Found

Newly Discovered Human-Sized Dinosaur Footprint Is The Largest Ever Found

Newly Discovered Human-Sized Dinosaur Footprint Is The Largest Ever Found Scientists claim they have found “Australia’s Jurassic Park” along the rocky shores of Western Australia’s remote area of Kimberly. Palaeontologists have found a diverse collection of dinosaur footprints in the area, among them the largest dinosaur footprint known to science, as Jonathan Amos reports for the BBC. The research team, […]

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Egypt unveils 4th-7th century AD remains of ancient city in Alexandria

Egypt unveils 4th-7th century AD remains of ancient city in Alexandria

Egypt unveils 4th-7th century AD remains of ancient city in Alexandria The Egyptian-Polish Archaeological Team, associated with the Polish Center for Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw, Poland, working in the Kom El-Dekka Ruins in Alexandria, was able to discover the remains of a large part of an ancient city dating from the 4th to the 7th centuries AD. […]

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Students Unearth Rare Treasures at Lost Biblical City of Ziklag

Students Unearth Rare Treasures at Lost Biblical City of Ziklag

Students Unearth Rare Treasures at Lost Biblical City of Ziklag During a three-week excavation in February, a rare ‘smiting deity’ figurine, a bronze calf figurine, two seals and decorated Canaanite and Philistine pottery from the 12th Century BCE were found at Khirbet el-Rai in Israel by a team of 32 students from Macquarie University and three high school teachers. In […]

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A five-eyed fossil shrimp that lived 520 million years ago, discovered by scientists

A five-eyed fossil shrimp that lived 520 million years ago, discovered by scientists

A five-eyed fossil shrimp that lived 520 million years ago, discovered by scientists Scientists say—The ‘missing link’ in the evolution of arthropods could be a type of shrimp with five eyes that swam the Earth’s oceans half a billion years ago. The three-inch-long creature, dating back 520 million years, was discovered by researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in […]

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Female warrior was buried with legs wide apart in the ‘riding position’ 2,400 years ago

Female warrior was buried with legs wide apart in the ‘riding position’ 2,400 years ago

Female warrior was buried with legs wide apart in the ‘riding position’ 2,400 years ago An amazing 2,400-year-old female warrior was buried in a ‘riding position’ as she journeyed to the afterlife. The burial site at the Devitsa V ancient necropolis in the Voronezh region of Russia has been discovered. According to Russian archaeologists, the horsewoman, aged between 20 and 35, […]

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Local farmers discovered carved caves 2,000 years old while pumping water out of five small pools

Local farmers discovered carved caves 2,000 years old while pumping water out of five small pools

Local farmers discovered carved caves 2,000 years old while pumping water out of five small pools The Longyou Caves are a series of large artificial sandstone caverns on Phoenix Hill, near the Qu River village of Shiyan Beicun, Lingyou County, in the Zhejiang Province of China. The caves were found by the Local “farmers who pumped water out of five small […]

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