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Canaanite offering found at Tel Gezer

Published on December 2nd, 2016 | by Admin

A 3,600-year-old pottery vessel containing figurines of Canaanite deities has been found at Tel Gezer in Israel. A rare cache of gold and silver items dated to 3,600 years ago has been found at Tel Gezer, [&hellip... Read More


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2,000-year-old mosaic floors found in Turkey

Published on December 1st, 2016 | by Admin

Five mosaic floors which date back more than 2,000 years have been found in necropolis in southeastern Turkey. Five floor mosaics believed to date back 2,000 years have been unearthed during excavations in the southeastern province [&hellip... Read More


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Monks graves found at Fountains Abbey

Published on December 1st, 2016 | by Admin

Ground-penetrating radar has been employed to find 500 graves at Fountains Abbey in England. More than 500 graves of Cistercian monks and lay brothers have been discovered at one of the largest monastic ruins in the [&hellip... Read More


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Sarcophagus and mummy found in Egypt

Published on November 30th, 2016 | by Admin

A mummy an sarcophagus has been found in a tomb near Luxor in Egypt. The remains were found in a tomb probably dating from between 1075BC and 664BC on the west bank of the Nile, 435 [&hellip... Read More


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Birch bark quiver found in Siberia

Published on November 30th, 2016 | by Admin

A birch bark quiver has been found in a cliff in Siberia along with arrow shafts, arrow heads and a wooden coffin. Two local residents accidentally stumbled across the burial site, close to the village of [&hellip... Read More


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Yeast microbes from the world’s oldest bottle of beer

Published on November 29th, 2016 | by Admin

Researchers in Australia have brewed beer with yeast discovered in an 18th-century shipwreck. Yeast microbes from the world’s oldest bottle of beer — a 220-year-old bottle found in one of Australia’s earliest shipwrecks — are being [&hellip... Read More


Stage uncovered at Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre

Published on November 29th, 2016 | by Admin

Excavations at William Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre have uncovered a 45-foot rectangular stage. The battle scenes of Shakespeare’s Henry V may have been written to suit the long, narrow stage of the Curtain, one of the earliest [&hellip... Read More


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Remains of a shackled man found in Etruscan tomb

Published on November 28th, 2016 | by Admin

The remains of a man wearing shackles has been found in a 2,500-year-old Etruscan tomb in central Tuscany. Almost five pounds of iron bound his legs, while a heavy iron collar was wrapped around his neck. [&hellip... Read More


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