Scientists discover hundreds of thousands of animal, human bones in Saudi Arabia cave

Scientists discover hundreds of thousands of animal, human bones in Saudi Arabia cave

Scientists discover hundreds of thousands of animal, human bones in Saudi Arabia cave Although hyenas look and hunt like canines, they’re members of the mongoose family and therefore more closely related to a cat. However, just like dogs, hyenas have an affinity for hiding bones — it’s just that they can tend to go a bit overboard. Case in point, […]

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Inscription of last Babylonian king found in Saudi Arabia, ‘special’ message written in 26 lines?

Inscription of last Babylonian king found in Saudi Arabia, ‘special’ message written in 26 lines?

Inscription of last Babylonian king found in Saudi Arabia, ‘special’ message written in 26 lines? A 2,550-year-old inscription, written in the name of Nabonidus, the last king of Babylon, has been discovered carved on basalt stone in northern Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage recently announced.  An engraving at the top of the inscription shows King […]

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Olmec Civilization: Survivors of Atlantis?

Olmec Civilization: Survivors of Atlantis? Are the Ancient Olmecs Survivors of Atlantis? It is a theory that according to many, could explain the incredible technologies and skills of this enigmatic Ancient Civilization. Even though the Olmec civilization is surrounded by numerous mysteries, researchers believe that all the classical cultures of Mesoamerica originated from this mysterious civilization. But where did this ancient […]

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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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Gloucestershire Roman artefacts found by metal detectorists

Gloucestershire Roman artefacts found by metal detectorists

Gloucestershire Roman artefacts found by metal detectorists An amateur metal detector has found the motherlode: a cache in Gloucestershire of bronze artefacts that date back to the last decades of the British Ancient  Roman occupation . The first such discovery in British history consists mostly of broken pieces, but one is intact: a bronze statue of a “licking dog” the first of […]

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Archaeologists Unearthed Oldest Viking Settlement in Iceland

Archaeologists Unearthed Oldest Viking Settlement in Iceland

Archaeologists Unearthed Oldest Viking Settlement in Iceland It dates back decades before Vikings are supposed to have settled the island. Archaeologists have made a discovery that could rewrite the history of Iceland, an ancient Viking settlement that predates known human presence on the island. Two ancient longhouses were found near the village outside of fjord of Stöðvarfjörður, while one was built […]

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Archaeologists Discover Details of Buried Roman City Without Digging

Archaeologists Discover Details of Buried Roman City Without Digging

Hidden temple in a buried Roman city discovered by ground-penetrating radar A hidden temple was discovered recently in an ancient Roman city that’s mostly still underground. The temple was once part of the town of Falerii Novi, which had been abandoned and buried about a thousand years ago,   In recent times. Recently archeologists have mapped the entire town in remarkable detail […]

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Breakthrough in Translating Proto-Elamite, World’s Oldest Undeciphered Writing

Breakthrough in Translating Proto-Elamite, World’s Oldest Undeciphered Writing

Breakthrough in Translating Proto-Elamite, World’s Oldest Undeciphered Writing Specialists believe that the oldest undeciphered writing system will be decoding 5,000-year-old secrets “I hope we are actually about to make a breakthrough,” said Jacob Dahl, fellow at Oxford Wolfson ‘s College and Director of the Ancient World Research Cluster. Live Science has confirmed that Dahl’s secret weapons can see this writing more […]

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