3,500-year-old megalith burial sites found in India

Published on August 13th, 2010 | by Admin

Remote sensing imagery has led to the discovery of two megalith burial sites in India which date back 3,500 years. Spread in an area of about 6-7 km, the megaliths can be of much historical importance [&hellip... Read More

Ancient Phoenician city of Auza located

Published on August 13th, 2010 | by Admin

Auza, the earliest Phoenician city in Africa may have been located closer to Egypt and Phoenicia than experts previously believed. Scholars know Auza existed from written records, but its exact location has never been proven. By studying [&hellip... Read More

100-year-old scotch pulled from Antarctic ice

Published on August 13th, 2010 | by Admin

A crate if century-old scotch has been recovered from Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Antarctic hut. The crate was painstakingly opened to reveal 11 bottles of Mackinlay’s Scotch whisky, wrapped in paper and straw to protect them from [&hellip... Read More

Cavemen cannibalism

Published on August 12th, 2010 | by Admin

Bones found in a Spanish cave show that cavemen cannibalized one another for food. In the journal Current Anthropology, a team led by archaeologist Eudald Carbonell of Spain’s University of Rovira and Virgili, report fossil evidence [&hellip... Read More

2,200-year-old gold coin found in Israel

Published on August 12th, 2010 | by Admin

A rare gold coin which dates back 2,200 years, has been found in Israel. “Intrinsically, for coin research, it’s a very exciting find,” Ariel told CNN. “This is an amazing numismatic find. The coin is beautiful [&hellip... Read More

Tool-making and meat-eating began 3.4 million years ago

Published on August 12th, 2010 | by Admin

Evidence has been found that early humans were using stone tools to cut meat from animals 3.4 million years ago. That pushes back the earliest known tool use and meat-eating in such hominins by more than [&hellip... Read More

Oldest remnants of Earth found in Arctic rocks

Published on August 12th, 2010 | by Admin

Scientists have found rocks in the Arctic that contain chemical signatures that date back to just after the Earth’s violent origins. The signatures found in Arctic lavas are more than 4.45 billion years old. By comparison, [&hellip... Read More

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