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Neolithic earthworks found in Austria

Published on July 24th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Aerial photos taken in Austria have led to the discovery of circular trenches that date back to the Neolithic Period. It appears that circa 5,000 BC there was a large circular area in a field on ... Read More


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World’s oldest potholes found in Devon, England

Published on July 24th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists excavating a Roman settlement in Devon, England, have uncovered a Roman road complete with repairs to its surface. Wheel ruts found in the newly excavated road surface are thought to be like those at Pompeii ... Read More


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Bottle of spring water found in Baltic sea shipwreck

Published on July 23rd, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A stoneware bottle containing spring water has been found in a 19th century shipwreck in the Baltic Sea. Still corked, the perfectly preserved stoneware bottle was produced between 1806 and 1830 by Selters, one of the ... Read More


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17th-century crucifix found in Newfoundland

Published on July 23rd, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A copper crucifix has been found at the Colony of Avalon in Newfoundland, Canada. Archaeologist Dr. Barry Gaulton, field director of the Colony of Avalon and associate professor of archaeology at Memorial University of Newfoundland, said, ... Read More


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Medieval Turkish bath found in Albania

Published on July 22nd, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists working in Albania have uncovered a Turkish bath which dates back to the 14th century. The first, most important room is the open bath has the shape of semicircle. The room floor was supported by ... Read More


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Children’s skulls found at edges of Bronze Age villages

Published on July 22nd, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The skulls of children have been found at the edges of Bronze Age villages built on stilts in Germany and Switzerland. The children’s skulls were discovered encircling the perimeter of ancient villages around lakes in Switzerland ... Read More


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Roman bath house found at end of Hadrian’s Wall

Published on July 21st, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A bath has been found at the Roman Sugedunum Fort at the end of Hadrian’s Wall in Wallsend, England. “We’ve seen enough of the remains now to be 100 percent certain that we have the site ... Read More


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2000-year-old tools found in Finland

Published on July 21st, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Surveys in northern Finland have led to the discovery of 2,000-year-old stone tools. The most exceptional part of the archaeological find was a stone spear tip or a possible prehistoric knife, which was discovered close to ... Read More


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