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Timbers from Neolithic log boat found in Wales

Published on September 29th, 2016 | by Admin

Oak timbers that may have been part of a Neolithic log boat have been uncovered at a construction site in Wales. The prehistoric remains found at Monmouth have been radiocarbon-dated to 3,210 BC, in the New [&hellip... Read More


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Medieval castle foundations uncovered in Scotland

Published on September 28th, 2016 | by Admin

The foundations of what may be a 14th-century castle have been unearthed in eastern Scotland. The castle was likely to be in the form of a Tower House surrounded by a curtain wall and ancillary buildings, [&hellip... Read More


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Ancient Egyptian woman’s face reconstructed

Published on September 28th, 2016 | by Admin

Researchers have reconstructed the face of an Egyptian mummy found in the collections of the University of Melbourne. The mummified head was discovered by accident in the collections of the University of Melbourne in Australia. A [&hellip... Read More


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Cache of 12th-century coins found in Azerbaijan

Published on September 27th, 2016 | by Admin

A jar containing 273 copper coins has been found in Azerbaijan. The coins date back to the rule of Eldiguzids dynasty (12th century), also known as Atabegs of Azerbaijan. The inscriptions show that the coins were [&hellip... Read More


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Rock art damaged by floods in China

Published on September 27th, 2016 | by Admin

Flooding in China has damaged some of the thousands of prehistoric rock carvings on the cliffs of Helan Mountain. Some of the paintings have been damaged by mud and silt while others have peeled off or [&hellip... Read More


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4,200-year-old toy found in Anatolia

Published on September 23rd, 2016 | by Admin

A Bronze-Age toy rattle has been found at the Acemhöyük site in central Turkey. The toy is sealed but has tiny ornaments, probably small pebble stones, inside, which produce a noise when it’s shaken. The 4200-year-old [&hellip... Read More


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Neolithic facial ornaments found in Arctic Circle

Published on September 22nd, 2016 | by Admin

Two pieces of facial jewelry have been found 370 miles north of the Arctic Circle. The discovery was made during the summer 2016 archeological season at a location some 600 kilometres above the Arctic Circle. The [&hellip... Read More


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145-year-old wheelhouse unearthed in Canada

Published on September 22nd, 2016 | by Admin

A 19th-century wheelhouse has been unearthed during construction outside of Ottawa, Canada. The railway turntable, also known as a wheelhouse, was operated by the Ottawa St. Lawrence Railways. It was discovered two weeks ago on the [&hellip... Read More


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