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Artifacts recovered from Antikythera shipwreck

Published on October 24th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

3D-mapping of the Antikythera shipwreck site has lead Archaeologists and divers to recovered a collection of artifacts and cargo. Greek and international team of divers and archaeologists has retrieved stunning new finds from an ancient Greek ... Read More


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Remains of Alexander the Great’s father identified

Published on October 23rd, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Cremated remains found in a royal tomb discovered in Greece have been identified as belonging to King Philip II, the father of Alexander the Great. The anthropological investigation examined 350 bones and fragments found in two ... Read More


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5,000-year-old Harappan stepwell found in India

Published on October 23rd, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A stepwell, dating back 5,000 years, has been found in Dholavira, one of the largest cities of the Indus Valley civilization. It's rectangular and 73.4m long, 29.3m wide, and 10m deep. Another site, the ornate Rani ... Read More


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World’s oldest art identified in Indonesian cave

Published on October 22nd, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Ancient cave art found in a cave in the 1950s on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi has undergone uranium-thorium dating, revealing that the art was made 40,000 years ago. The researchers dated 12 stencils of human ... Read More


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3,000-year-old knife unearthed in Denmark

Published on October 22nd, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A 3,000-year-old flint knife, complete with wooden handle, has been uncovered in Denmark. While Stone Age flint knives are a somewhat common find, finding a flint knife with a wooden handle, an improvement that first appeared ... Read More


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Head of goddess statue found at Roman Fort

Published on October 21st, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The head of a statue of the goddess Brigantia has been found at the Roman fort of Arbeia in England. The face of a goddess who was worshipped on the banks of the Tyne has seen ... Read More


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Bronze Age palace discovered in Spain

Published on October 21st, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The audience hall of a Bronze Age palace has been found in southeastern Spain at La Almoloya. Archaeologists have discovered a palatial construction with an audience hall which makes up the first specifically political precincts built ... Read More


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Prone burial of young girl found in Italy

Published on October 20th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of a 13-year-old anemic girl, found buried face down, has been unearthed by archaeologists working in northern Italy. Dubbed by Italian media as “the witch girl,” the skeleton was unearthed at the complex of ... Read More


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