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Neolithic henge found in North Kent

Published on August 25th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A Neolithic henge dating back 6,000 years has been found in an area set to be developed in North Kent, England. Archaeologists suspect a “sacred way” could have led to a henge 6,000 years ago at ... Read More


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Luxurious bath complex found at Roman fort

Published on August 25th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A bath complex, unusual for its luxury, has been found at the Roman fort of Asparos in Georgia. “In general, thermal baths built for the military were not luxurious. That is why we were surprised by ... Read More


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Massive tomb discovered in Northern Greece

Published on August 22nd, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A massive Hellenistic tomb dating back to the 4th century B.C. has been discovered in Greece. “It looks like the tomb of a prominent Macedonian of that era,” said a second culture ministry official. Alexander the ... Read More


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Ancient painkiller found in Colorado rock shelter

Published on August 21st, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Traces of salicyclic acid have been found on a 1,300-year-old ceramic sherd found in a rock shelter in Colorado. The ethnographic record is rich with accounts of native peoples throughout the West using the bark, leaves, ... Read More


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Barn found at site of lost medieval manor house in England

Published on August 21st, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A barn has been been found at the site of a “lost” medieval manor house in the English village of Croxton Kerrial. Archaeologists working on the site of a “lost” medieval manor house in Leicestershire say ... Read More


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14th-century settlement found in New Zealand

Published on August 20th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A Polynesian settlement dating back to the 14th century has been found on New Zealand’s North Island at the site of a new housing development. According to archaeologist Andrew Hoffman, the site has been identified as ... Read More


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Etruscan artifacts found in Tuscan well

Published on August 20th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A collection of artifacts from the Etruscan, Roman and medieval eras have been found at a well at Cetamura del Chianti, in Italy. “One of the Etruscan vessels, actually a wine bucket, is finely tooled and ... Read More


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New geoglyphs found in Nazca desert

Published on August 19th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Sandstorms have exposed what are believed to be previously unknown geoglyphs in Peru’s Nazca desert. The newly revealed figures discovered by de la Torre are of a snake (approximately 196 feet in length), a bird, a ... Read More


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