Israel discovers a 10,500-year-old basket from the Stone Age

Israel discovers a 10,500-year-old basket from the Stone Age

Israel discovers a 10,500-year-old basket from the Stone Age The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced the finding of a well-preserved basket with a capacity of about 100 liters dating back to the Pre-Pottery Neolithic period, approximately 10,500 years ago. “It is an amazing artifact, 10,500 years old, huge, intact, the only basket from that time found intact in Israel, and […]

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Built Before Stone Henge: Mount Pleasant One of Five Known Mega Henges in Southern England

Built Before Stone Henge: Mount Pleasant One of Five Known Mega Henges in Southern England

Built Before Stone Henge: Mount Pleasant One of Five Known Mega Henges in Southern England Mega Henges: Many of us were taught that the Stone Age was filled with hairy cavemen who didn’t have a lot going for them. In fact, the many henges around England attest to the building skills of Neolithic people and at about 2500BC, just before […]

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Archaeologists discover giant defensive minefield from the roman iron age

Archaeologists discover giant defensive minefield from the roman iron age

Archaeologists discover giant defensive minefield from the roman iron age Archaeologists have unearthed a massive structure in Lolland that is believed to have been used to ward off an attacking army back in the Roman Iron Age.  So far, 770 meters of the structure have been detected. In 2022 a team of archaeologists from the Museum Lolland-Falster in Denmark discovered […]

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Unprecedented drought reveals 7500-year-old Spanish Stonehenge

Unprecedented drought reveals 7500-year-old Spanish Stonehenge

Unprecedented drought reveals 7500-year-old Spanish Stonehenge Just as multiple pyramids are scattered across the continents, another wonder of the world has found its duplicate. Behold: Spanish Stonehenge. The megalithic structure located in the Valdecañas reservoir of Spain owes its reemergence to Europe’s severe drought continuing to drastically reduce water levels. However, this is not its first surprise appearance. The Dolmen […]

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The ancient Chinese Earthquake detector Invented 2,000 years ago really worked

The ancient Chinese Earthquake detector Invented 2,000 years ago really worked

The ancient Chinese Earthquake detector Invented 2,000 years ago really worked In 132 AD, Chinese astronomer Zhang Heng created a seismometer, a device that detects the ground’s movement during an earthquake. It couldn’t predict quakes, but it did show what direction they were coming from—even when they were hundreds of miles away! Zhang was also a mathematician and mechanical engineer […]

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7,500-year-old Spanish ‘Stonehenge’ discovered on a future avocado farm

7,500-year-old Spanish 'Stonehenge' discovered on a future avocado farm

7,500-year-old Spanish ‘Stonehenge’ discovered on a future avocado farm Archaeologists have unearthed one of Europe’s largest Neolithic standing stone complexes near the city of Huelva in southwestern Spain, ahead of plans to grow avocados there. The oldest upright stones — called “menhirs” in many parts of Europe, possibly from a Celtic word for “stone” — could be up to 7,500 […]

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Ancient Siberian grave holds ‘warrior woman’ and huge weapons stash

Ancient Siberian grave holds 'warrior woman' and huge weapons stash

Ancient Siberian grave holds ‘warrior woman’ and huge weapons stash Archaeologists in Siberia have unearthed a 2,500-year-old grave holding the remains of four people from the ancient Tagar culture — including two warriors, a male and female — and a stash of their metal weaponry.  The early Iron Age burial contained the skeletal remains of a Tagarian man, woman, infant […]

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1,200-Year-Old Ceremonial Temple with Six Female Sacrifice Victims Unearthed in Peru

1,200-Year-Old Ceremonial Temple with Six Female Sacrifice Victims Unearthed in Peru

1,200-Year-Old Ceremonial Temple with Six Female Sacrifice Victims Unearthed in Peru In a 1,200-year-old ceremonial temple in Peru, archaeologists have unearthed the remains of six women, believed to be connected to the Lambayeque culture, who appears to have been killed in a ritual sacrifice at a secret compound. According to PeruThisWeek.com, the six women were most probably ritually killed in […]

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Archaeologists Find Evidence for 40,000-year-old Modern Culture in China

Archaeologists Find Evidence for 40,000-year-old Modern Culture in China

Archaeologists Find Evidence for 40,000-year-old Modern Culture in China When did populations of Homo sapiens first arrive in China and what happened when they encountered the Denisovans or Neanderthals who lived there? A new study in Nature by an international team of researchers opens a window into hunter-gatherer lifestyles 40,000 years ago. Archaeological excavations at the site of Xiamabei in […]

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