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Found: Buddhist sculpture’s lost legs

Published on September 29th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

The missing piece of a Buddhist sculpture of Hevajra, which has been on display in New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, has been found in Cambodia. The legs of the sandstone carving, which dates back to ... Read More


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New Zealand archaeologists probe Maori midden

Published on September 29th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists in New Zealand have begun work on revealing what lies inside a prehistoric midden on land occupied by Maori before the 1850s. Mr Taylor was able to point out different layers of the prehistoric midden ... Read More


A movie in colour from the 19th century

Published on September 29th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Check out this colour film by the Lumi̬re brothers from 1899. Shot and hand-colored Рframe by frame Рat the end of the 19th Century. Still captivating today, but just imagine what it must have ... Read More


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Prehistoric irrigation system found in Arizona

Published on September 28th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

An elaborate 3,000 year-old irrigation systems has been found beneath the sand of the Marana desert. In January, excavation at the Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Facility at Ina Road and Interstate 10 revealed the ancient ... Read More


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Stone Age timber structure found in English river

Published on September 28th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Timber from a huge wooden structure built 8,000 years ago has been found in the Solent River in England. “Each piece of timber has very clear and distinct cut marks, so we know they have been ... Read More


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New book claims King Arthur was a “genocidal warlord”

Published on September 28th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

According to a new book, The Celtic Revolution by Dr. Simon Young, King Arthur was a “genocidal warlord whose deeds would have been the stuff of Nuremburg trials today”. “He almost certainly was a historical figure ... Read More


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