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Complete Roman fresco found in France

Published on July 27th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A complete Romain fresco dating back between 20-70 B.C. has been found in Arles, France. The fresco is unique as it is one of the only full murals that has been found outside Italy – others ... Read More


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Viking longhouse found in central Reykjavik

Published on July 24th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Traces of A viking longhouse which date back 900 years, have been found in central Reykjavik. Archaeologists digging on Lækjargata in central Reykjavik were looking for traces of a farm cottage built in 1799 – and ... Read More


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Pre-Dynastic tombs excavated in Egypt

Published on July 23rd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Four Pre-Dynastic tombs have been unearthed at Tel Al-Farkha, in Egypt. Eldamaty said three of the tombs are in a very poor condition and include child burials. Meanwhile the fourth tomb is in very good conservation ... Read More


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New geoglyphs discovered in Nazca, Peru

Published on July 23rd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

3D scanning technology has been used to reveal 24 additional geogylphs in Nazca, Peru, some of which date back between 400-200 B.C. Most of the lines are heavily eroded, making them difficult to make out with ... Read More


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Bronze Age gold spirals unearthed in Denmark

Published on July 22nd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

2,000 Bronze Age spirals made out of gold have been found in a field in Denmark. The Danish National Museum announced on Wednesday that archaeologists have uncovered a trove of gold spirals that may have been ... Read More


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American WWII artifacts sound on Salisbury Plain

Published on July 22nd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Items left behind my American troops who were training for the invasion into Nazi-occupied Europe have been found on Salisbury Plain. Among the finds were tins of cooking oil, bottles of sauce and “even what appeared ... Read More


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Slave quarters unearthed at Maryland plantation

Published on July 21st, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of slave housing has been unearthed at Belvoir, an 19th-century plantation in Maryland. The original structure apparently contained a kitchen and was used by the slaves serving in the plantation house. “There was a ... Read More


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Ancient Iberian peninsula diet was mostly plant-based

Published on July 21st, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Analysis of ancient human remains found in northwestern Spain suggest that the people who lived in the area between 1800 B.C. to 1600 B.C. ate a mostly plant-based diet. “There are no significant differences between individuals ... Read More