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Radar reveals extent of buried city in Egypt

Published on June 22nd, 2010 | by Admin

A team of archaeologists have used radar imaging to determine the extent of the 3,500-year-old ruins of Hyksos. Egypt was ruled for a century from 1664-1569 B.C. by the Hyksos, a warrior people from Asia, possibly [&hellip... Read More


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Ancient humans may have eaten hyena meat

Published on June 22nd, 2010 | by Admin

Hyena bones “processed” by humans have been found in an ancient den, suggesting our ancestors may have eaten their meat. “It’s very common that hyena and humans used the same dens at different times,” said Lucinda [&hellip... Read More


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19th-century bateau pole pulled from river

Published on June 22nd, 2010 | by Admin

A pole used to propel a bateau along the Dan River in North Carolina in the 19th century was dredged up by a fisherman and his family. It was a sticky, hot Sunday afternoon. Jeff Overby, [&hellip... Read More


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Lucy’s “great-grandfather” found

Published on June 22nd, 2010 | by Admin

Anthropologists have found the remains of a creature that came from the same species as Lucy, but is 400,000 years older. This skeleton, described in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, has a much [&hellip... Read More


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17th-century “fridges” found in Bristol

Published on June 22nd, 2010 | by Admin

Two extremely rate 17th-century ice houses have been found at a dig in Bristol. Ice houses were dug deep, lined with straw and sawdust and then packed with ice in the winter to store perishable goods. [&hellip... Read More


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Frozen baby mammoth to be bombarded with gamma rays

Published on June 22nd, 2010 | by Admin

The frozen remains of 50,000-year-old baby mammoth are set to be bombarded with gamma rays. Not to mutate it and bring it to life, but rather to kill the germs it is harbouring. The same technique [&hellip... Read More


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Mussolini’s secret diaries

Published on June 21st, 2010 | by Admin

Apparently Mussolini may have hidden his diaries in an Italian hillside and ordered them sealed for 80 years until 2025. Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini hid a set of secret diaries in an Italian hillside and ordered [&hellip... Read More


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Phoenician army complex found in Cyprus

Published on June 21st, 2010 | by Admin

The remains of a Phoenician garrison has been found in Cyprus. Buildings overlooking a previously discovered Phoenician complex more than 2,000 years old were found at the ancient city of Idalion, the island’s Antiquities department said [&hellip... Read More


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