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Viking toolbox found in Denmark

Published on November 28th, 2016 | by Admin

A Viking toolbox, containing 14 iron tools, has been found at a Viking fortress in Denmark. Collections of tools from the Viking Age are exceptionally rare. Iron was worth a lot to the Vikings and if [&hellip... Read More


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Ancient Egyptian causeway found in Aswan

Published on November 23rd, 2016 | by Admin

A causeway leading to the tomb of Sarenput I has been found at the Qubbet El-Hawa necropolis. Mahmoud Afifi, head of the Ancient Egyptian Antiquities Department at the Ministry of Antiquities, told Ahram Online that the [&hellip... Read More


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1,000-year-old rock art found in India

Published on November 23rd, 2016 | by Admin

Rock art believed to date back to the 10th-century A.D. has been found in southeastern India. Drawn in white pigment, the art is found on the walls of a rock boulder perched on a hillock. One [&hellip... Read More


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Nazi arctic base rediscovered

Published on November 22nd, 2016 | by Admin

The remains of a secret WWII-era German base has been rediscovered near the North Pole. “This summer in the Arctic was very warm, so the entire area of Schatzgrabber was completely free of snow and ice, [&hellip... Read More


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Recovered bones may belong to Amelia Earhart

Published on November 22nd, 2016 | by Admin

Bones recovered from the island of Nikumaroro in the Republic of Kiribati may belong to the pilot Amelia Earhart who disappeared in 1937. “Until we started investigating the skeleton, we found what history knew was that [&hellip... Read More


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Legendary medieval well found in England

Published on November 21st, 2016 | by Admin

St. Anne’s Well, believed to have had legendary healing powers, has been found on private land in northwest England. A Medieval well that was once believed to wash away sins, while healing eye and skin diseases [&hellip... Read More


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9,000-year-old axe sheds light on Irish burial practices

Published on November 21st, 2016 | by Admin

Analysis of an axe that dates back more than 9,000 years is shedding light on the ancient burial practices of the hunter-gatherers who lived in Ireland at the time. Archaeologists believe the highly-polished stone axe, known [&hellip... Read More


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19th-century shipwrecks discovered in Baltic Sea

Published on November 18th, 2016 | by Admin

Divers in the Baltic sea have discovered a shipwreck dating back to the mid-19th-century. Diver Jerry Wilhelmsson was out looking for a different shipwreck altogether off the south coast of the Ă…land islands (Finland’s autonomous Swedish-speaking [&hellip... Read More


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