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Iron Age cooking mound excavated in Wales

Published on October 20th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

An Iron Age cooking mound found on Skomer Island in Wales has undergone excavation, revealing the teeth of cattle among the fire-cracked stones. A cattle tooth left in a cooking mound and fire-cracked stones used for ... Read More


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Location of Columbus’ departure for the New World found

Published on October 17th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Location of Columbus' departure for the New World found Archaeologists working in southwestern Spain believe they have found the exact location of Christopher Columbus' departure for the New World in 1492. The discovery of tell-tale objects ... Read More


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Ancient ritual bath and WWII graffiti found in Israel

Published on October 16th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A ritual bath dating back 1,900 years, as well as graffiti left by Australian soldiers during WWII have been found at Ha-Ela Junction in Israel. During the course of the excavation the archaeologists were surprised to ... Read More


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Neolithic settlement found in England

Published on October 16th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A Neolithic settlement, complete with loads of pottery and artifacts, has been found in the southwest of England. "We found about 30 post holes which might have been successive structures. There weren't any coherent buildings, however, ... Read More


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Early image of Jesus found in Spain

Published on October 15th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A fourth century depiction of Jesus and the apostles Paul and Peter have been found at the site of a religious building in Spain. The green glass paten, the plate which holds the Holy Eucharist in ... Read More


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Haitian shipwreck is not that of the Santa María

Published on October 15th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Experts from UNESCO who examined the remains of a ship found off the northern coast of Haiti believe the vessel is not that of the Santa María, Christopher Columbus' flagship. "We are still awaiting the final ... Read More


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1,300-year-old villages found in Arizona

Published on October 14th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Two villages dating back 1,300 years have been found in northern Arizona. “Last year we found a large habitation site, and this summer we found a match, less than a mile away, a site that has ... Read More


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Shipwreck from Kublai Khan’s invading fleet found

Published on October 14th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Pieces of a ship found off the coast of Takashima Island may belong to Kublai Khan's invading fleet, who attempted to invade Japan 700 years ago. Numerous artifacts have been recovered from the seabed from wrecks ... Read More


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