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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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Remains of WWI soldier unearthed in France

Published on August 19th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of a young German soldier has been found in northeastern France. Equipment buried with the soldier, who died nearly 100 years ago and is believed to have been aged between 20 and 25, made ... Read More


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Cache of bronze coins found in Israel

Published on August 18th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A cache of bronze coins dating back to the Second Temple period has been found in a ceramic box in Israel. “The hoard, which appears to have been buried several months prior to the fall of ... Read More


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4,300-year-old golden hair tress found by schoolboys

Published on August 18th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A group of schoolboys in England have unearthed a rare goldenen ornament believed to be one of the earliest pieces of metalwork found in the UK. Joseph, seven, said: “We were digging carefully in the ground ... Read More


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Ancient king’s mausoleum found in China

Published on August 15th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The 2,100-year-old mausoleum built for king Lui Fei has been found in Jiangsu, China. Liu Fei died in 128 B.C. during the 26th year of his rule over a kingdom named Jiangdu, which was part of ... Read More


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History Under Ice: Glacial Thaw Reveals WWI Remains

Published on August 15th, 2014 | by Alex Browne

One of the more unexpected consequences of climate change has been the appearance of the frozen bodies of soldiers who fell during WW1 while stationed in the far north of the Italian Alps. The frozen and ... Read More


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Roman bones found by archaeologists on his way home

Published on August 14th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

An archaeologists spotted Roman bones and pottery in a trench dug by the utility company as he was walking home from work. Mike Heyworth, president of the Council for British Archaeology, was trudging home after a ... Read More


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