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Where Robert the Bruce was crowned

Published on August 20th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

After working on a floorplan for Scone Abbey in Scotland, Archaeologists now believe they have identified the spot where Scotland's kings were crowned. Geophysics surveys, now backed up by archaeology, have revealed the exact floor plan ... Read More


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130-year old watch from bottom of ocean returned

Published on August 19th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

A silver pocket watch which lay at the bottom of the ocean for 130 years is being returned to the family of its owner. After bringing it to the surface, he saw the words "Richard Prichard ... Read More


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1,000 British-era cannonballs found in India

Published on August 19th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

More than a thousand cannonballs dating back to the era of British rule have been found at a school in India. The balls, of various sizes, weighed between three and 26lbs each. Most of the small ones ... Read More


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16,000 year-old mother goddess figurine found in Turkey

Published on August 19th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists excavating the Direkli Cave in Turkey have unearthed a 16,000-year-old goddess figurine. Noting that it was the third cave excavation of Turkey, Erek said that the clay mother goddess figurine they found was 16,000 years ... Read More


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Ink extracted from 150 million years old squid fossil

Published on August 19th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

This just blows my mind: Palaeontologists have found a Jurassic-era squid fossil that is so well preserved they were able to extract ink from it. The fossil, thought to be 150 million years old, was found ... Read More


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Various artifacts found at dig in Bulgaria

Published on August 19th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists in Bulgaria have found a treasure trove of artifacts in a mound near the village of Krushare. ...Numerous objects have been discovered in the mound - a Thracian tomb, dating from the Roman Empire period ... Read More


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