1,900-year-old brick vault found in Anatolia

Published on September 21st, 2016 | by Admin

A well-preserved brick vault which dates back 1,900 years has been found in the ancient city of Metropolis. Serdar Aybek, an associate professor at Manisa Celal Bayar University who is heading the excavations, said the structure [&hellip... Read More


50,000-year-old needle found in Denisova cave

Published on September 21st, 2016 | by Admin

A 50,000-year-old needle, complete with an eye for thread, has been found in Denisova Cave. The 7 centimetre (2 3/4 inch) needle was made and used by our long extinct Denisovan ancestors, a recently-discovered hominin species [&hellip... Read More


Copper artifacts found in northern Germany

Published on September 20th, 2016 | by Admin

Construction work in northern Germany has unearthed a variety of ancient copper artifacts. A group of ancient copper items found at a construction site in June, including three pieces of jewelry and an ax, has turned [&hellip... Read More


1,100-year-old human remains found in Bolivia

Published on September 20th, 2016 | by Admin

The remains of a young woman buried 1,100 years ago has been found in Bolivia. The millennium-old bones of a presumably young body were found lying in the fetal position and, unlike other similar discoveries, were [&hellip... Read More


Roman artifacts found in Scotland

Published on September 19th, 2016 | by Admin

Excavations at a settlement found outside Camelon Roman Fort in Scotland has led to the discovery of a number of interesting artifacts. Archaeologists say Roman socketed bolt-heads, an ox-goad, hobnails and a possible oven, discovered at [&hellip... Read More


New technique reveals hidden images in 16th-century codex

Published on September 19th, 2016 | by Admin

Pictographic scenes have been found under the layer of gesso that covers the 16th-century Codex Selden. Storytelling images on a deer-hide “manuscript” from Mexico have been seen for the first time in 500 years, thanks to [&hellip... Read More


Ötzi the Iceman’s clothing undergoes analysis

Published on September 16th, 2016 | by Admin

Researchers have analysed all of Ötzi the Iceman’s articles of clothing, determining what animals were used to make them. Ötzi’s leather overcoat was made of a grab bag of at least four different individual animals from [&hellip... Read More


Bronze Age grave found in Siberia

Published on September 15th, 2016 | by Admin

A Bronze Age grave containing the remains of a woman and child, as well as a number of unusual artifacts, has been found at an ancient cemetery in Siberia. The intriguing find of the remains of [&hellip... Read More

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