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Pre-Columbian cemetery found in Costa Rica

Published on November 17th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists have uncovered a Pre-Columbian cemetery dating back between 300 and 800A.D. According to Corrales, the cemetery was built by an indigenous group of the Huetares who inhabited the area between 300 and 800 AD. “During ... Read More


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Mesolithic flint weapons found in Leicestershire, England

Published on November 17th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Excavations at a Prehistoric site in Leicestershire, England have turned up a large number of flint tools and flakes. Over 5000 worked flints came from this small area, including flint cores used for tool creation, blades, flakes ... Read More


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How the Nazi Grinch stole Christmas

Published on November 17th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Apparently the Nazi Party tried their best to remove Christ from Christmas by paganising carols, the effects of which continue to this day. Many of the changes made under Hitler, put in place to remove the ... Read More


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Odd rock cairns pique interest in West Virginia

Published on November 17th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists are trying to figure out who built the strange rock piles found on West Virginia farm. Wise said it seems unlikely that the Cabell County rock cairns are the result of someone having cleared off ... Read More


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2,000-year-old Roman bath drain in Britain to be explored

Published on November 17th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Britain’s oldest bath overflow, the Great Drain, is to be explored for the first time. For two millennia the Great Drain has carried the mineral-rich waters of Britain’s only hot spring from the Roman Bath in ... Read More


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Incas practiced ritual decapitation of enemies

Published on November 16th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists in Peru have concluded that the Inca decapitated their enemies to use the heads as offerings after finding three skulls in a ceremonial vessel. The director of Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park, Washington Camacho, told Efe Friday ... Read More


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Remains of ancient artificial pond found in Japan

Published on November 16th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of an artificial pond dating back to the 8-9th century has been found in Japan’s Miyagi Prefecture. The Mainichi Daily News said Sunday the artificial pond was part of an ornamental garden in the ... Read More


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