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Underground temple found at Roman fortress

Published on May 18th, 2017 | by admin

An underground fortress, dating back 1,700 years, has been found at a Roman fortress in Turkey. The castle, which once served as military premises, is situated on a 55,200-square-meter area surrounded with walls stretching 12 to [&hellip... Read More

Mycenaean tomb found in Greece

Published on May 17th, 2017 | by admin

A Mycenaean chamber tomb has been found on the Greek island of Salamis. A Mycenean chamber tomb with grave goods dating to the 13th-12th centuries BCE has been discovered in the centre of the main town [&hellip... Read More

Vikings may have grown grapes

Published on May 16th, 2017 | by admin

Grape seeds found at a Viking site suggest that the people have grown grapes, possibly for the production of wine. Results of the analysis could be the final piece of evidence needed to prove that wine [&hellip... Read More

Hominin DNA found in cave sediments

Published on May 16th, 2017 | by admin

Researchers have managed to recover hominid DNA from cave sediments dating back between 14,000-550,000 years. Scientists in Germany have recovered ancient human DNA from sediment, not bones or teeth, in a finding that could offer a [&hellip... Read More

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Medieval castle found in Poland

Published on May 15th, 2017 | by admin

The remains of a 14th-century castle has been found on an island in the Czerna Wielka River in Poland. The castle we have discovered has been known only from medieval documents, because the area where the [&hellip... Read More

Maya sculpture found in Mexico

Published on May 15th, 2017 | by admin

A piece of a Maya sculpture has been found in Chiapas, Mexico. Locals accidentally uncovered an ancient Mayan artefact while clearing debris on privately-owned land in the Mexican state of Chiapas. The monument, believed to be [&hellip... Read More

Did Ötzi the Iceman froze to death?

Published on May 12th, 2017 | by admin

New thoughts on the death of Ötzi the Iceman suggest he may have frozen to death, instead of being murdered as was previously thought. “Freezing to death is quite likely the main cause of death in [&hellip... Read More

25 stone points found in South African cave

Published on May 11th, 2017 | by admin

25 stone points, dating back 77,000 years, have been found in Sibudu Cave in South Africa. The discovery is the earliest evidence on record of a technique known as “pressure flaking,” the researchers said. The technique [&hellip... Read More

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