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4,000-year-old prisons in Anatolia

Published on May 19th, 2010 | by Admin

Excavations in Turkey have revealed that there were prisons in Anatolia dating as far back as 4,000 years. peaking to the Anatolia news agency on Friday, Kulako?lu said their excavation work at K├╝ltepe has revealed information ... Read More


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Gold coin featuring Napoleon III found in Jaffa

Published on May 19th, 2010 | by Admin

A rare gold coin has been uncovered in Jaffa which bears the likeness of Emperor Napoleon III. The ten franc coin was minted in Paris in 1856 and is made almost completely of pure gold (93%), ... Read More


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2,700-year-old tomb found in pyramid in Mexico

Published on May 19th, 2010 | by Admin

A 2,700-year-old tomb has been found in what may be the oldest pyramid burial documented in Mesoamerica. The tomb held a man aged about 50, who was buried with jade collars, pyrite and obsidian artefacts and ... Read More


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Extinct giant shark nursery discovered in Panama

Published on May 18th, 2010 | by Admin

Palaeontologists have discovered that the six-foot-long babies of the world’s biggest shark species, Carchaeocles megalodon, frolicked in the warm shallow waters of Panama. “Adult giant sharks, at 60-70 feet in length, faced few predators, but young ... Read More


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Ancient glass vessels found in Macedonia

Published on May 18th, 2010 | by Admin

A range of glass vessels dating back to the end of the 3rd and beginning of the 4th century and a unique vessel from the Bronze Age have been found in Macedonia. In addition to the ... Read More


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Colossal Thoth statue found in Luxor

Published on May 18th, 2010 | by Admin

An 11.5 foot tall statue of Thoth has been found at the temple of Amenhotep III in Luxor. A colossal statue of the ancient Egyptian god Thoth, the deity of wisdom, is the latest artefact to ... Read More


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13th century jewellery and coins found in India

Published on May 18th, 2010 | by Admin

A treasure trove of 13th century jewellery and 19th century coins have been found in India. The Andhra Pradesh Archaeology and Museums unwrapped 13th century gold ear studs, rings, armbands and silverware from an engineering college ... Read More