Ancient Assyrian rock carvings in Iraq show a procession of gods riding mythical animals

Ancient Assyrian rock carvings in Iraq show a procession of gods riding mythical animals

Ancient Assyrian rock carvings in Iraq show a procession of gods riding mythical animals Ancient Assyrian reliefs of a king in a procession of gods and goddesses riding on animals and mythical creatures have been uncovered by archaeologists. The Assyrian carvings are nearly 3,000 years old and were discovered late last year by Italian and Iraqi archaeologists excavating in the […]

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This Ancient Human Brain Remained Almost Perfectly Intact For 2,600 Years

This Ancient Human Brain Remained Almost Perfectly Intact For 2,600 Years

This Ancient Human Brain Remained Almost Perfectly Intact For 2,600 Years Archaeologists were shocked in 2008 when they found a human brain dating from the Iron Age. The finding seemed to challenge basic biology; human brains, like any other soft tissue, usually decline shortly after death. But now, scientists have found out how 2,600 years of this brain remained intact. […]

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Century-Old Little Girl Found In Coffin Under San Francisco Home Identified

Century-Old Little Girl Found In Coffin Under San Francisco Home Identified

Century-Old Little Girl Found In Coffin Under San Francisco Home Identified Researchers announced that the 19th-century body of a little girl found last year in a small metal casket under a San Francisco home was identified. The girl was Edith Howard Cook, two-year-old, who died on October 13, 1876, six weeks short of her third birthday, said the charity Garden […]

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Massive 60-tonne log over 40,000 years old is found buried underneath a New Zealand swamp – and it could help explain one of Earth’s biggest mysteries

Massive 60-tonne log over 40,000 years old is found buried underneath a New Zealand swamp - and it could help explain one of Earth’s biggest mysteries

An enormous Kauri swamp log unearthed by Kaikohe is around 40,500 years old and could bring new light on a mysterious global event that might have had a dramatic impact on the climate of the planet. During excavation for a new geothermal power station near Ngāwhā Springs the log, which is 16 m long and weighs 60 tonnes, was found. […]

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Swords And Spears Of The Yotvingians – A Long-Forgotten Ancient Warrior Culture Discovered In Poland

Swords And Spears Of The Yotvingians – A Long-Forgotten Ancient Warrior Culture Discovered In Poland

Swords And Spears Of The Yotvingians – A Long-Forgotten Ancient Warrior Culture Discovered In Poland Archeologists dating back about 1,000 years have found over 500 swords, spears and knives that once belonged to an ancient Poland’s long-disappeared tribe-the Baltic Yotvingians. The Yotvingians arrived in the Suwałki region in the mid-first millennium AD with strong cultural ties to the Lithuanians and […]

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