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The real Paleo Diet: Snails

Published on September 8th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

New research has revealed that ancient humans ate snails as a regular part of their diet. Hundreds of burnt snail shells were found near fireplaces along with tools and other animal remains in rock shelters along ... Read More


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Sunken WWII cruiser identified

Published on September 5th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A sunken ship found in the Java Sea has been identified as the USS Houston which suck during the Battle of the Sunda Straight on February 28th, 1942. After analyzing all of the data, an assessment ... Read More


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European skull found in 1,400-year-old Chinese tomb

Published on September 4th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A skull that appears to have belonged to a European man has been found in a 1,400-year-old tomb in northwest China. “The man had a protruding nasal bone and a sunk nasion, which are typical features ... Read More


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Bronze Age cooking trough found in Ireland

Published on September 4th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists in Ireland have unearthed a Bronze Age wooden cooking trough, known as a fulacht fiadh, that was exposed by storms last winter. “It is very significant, as it is unusual to find a fulacht fiadh ... Read More


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Celtic metal workshops excavated in France

Published on September 3rd, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists are working to excavate Celtic metal workshops at a fortified settlement in central France. The aim of the excavation is to identify the building layout north of the main road in the area adjacent to ... Read More


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Anglo-saxon graves uncovered on Salisbury Plain

Published on September 3rd, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

75 Anglo-Saxon graves have been discovered during an excavation at Barrow Clump, on Salisbury Plain. A surprising Anglo-Saxon burial, found in a crouched position, a range of weapons, including spearheads and shield bosses, and the fourth ... Read More


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Humans were culturally diverse before leaving Africa

Published on September 2nd, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

New research has revealed that there were at least four distinct cultures living in North Africa between 130,000-75,000 years ago. The researchers from the University of Oxford, Kings College London and the University of Bordeaux took ... Read More


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Bodies of 120 Black Death victims found in Spain

Published on September 2nd, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Excavations under the Basilica of Sant Just i Pastor in Barcelona has led to the discovery of a mass grave containing the remains of 120 victims of the plague. The excavation took place over the course ... Read More


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