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Mongol shipwreck found off Japan coast

Published on July 20th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

The 13th century remains of a Mongolian invasion ship that sank due to a typhoon have been found off the southern coast of Takashima island. Numerous artifacts have been found on the seabed in the Takashima ... Read More


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19th-century wells found in New Zealand capital

Published on July 20th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Four wells dating back to the 19th century have been found in Wellington, New Zealand. Several artifacts were found in them, including several porcelain doll’s heads. A glass inkwell, several porcelain dolls’ heads, a china elephant ... Read More


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Ancient ritual bath found under living room floor

Published on July 17th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Renovations on a home in Israel have uncovered a ritual bath known as a mikveh which dates back to the 1st century A.D. The homeowners admit they had been hesitant to contact the IAA, being uncertain ... Read More


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Paleolithic milk-based paint found on stone tool

Published on July 16th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Researchers studying residue found on a 49,000-year-old stone tool have discovered a paint made from milk and ochre. While the use of ochre by early humans dates to at least 250,000 years ago in Europe and ... Read More


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5,500-year-old fingerprint found on ceramic vessel

Published on July 16th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A ceramic vessel uncovered in Denmark still bears the 5,500-year old fingerprint of its maker. Danish archaeologists doing a survey ahead of the construction of the Femern Belt link scheme, an immersed tunnel that will connect ... Read More


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Rare Viking relic found in Perthshire longhouse

Published on July 15th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A rare spindle whorl has been found during a dig at a Viking-age longhouse in Perthshire, Scotland. David Strachan, of Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust explained the possible significance of the find. He said: “Through the ... Read More


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2,000-year-old footprint found at Vindolanda

Published on July 15th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A 2,000-year-old footprint found at the Romain site of Vindolanda in England is shedding life on the daily life of the soldiers and their families who lived on Hadrian’s Wall. The partial print of a right ... Read More