coffins

2,000-year-old rare clay coffins found in Cyprus

Published on May 20th, 2010 | by Admin

Four clay coffins which date back to between 300 B.C. and 100 A.D. have been unearthed in Cyprus. Maria Hadjicosti said the coffins adorned with floral patterns date from the east Mediterranean island’s Hellenistic to early [&hellip... Read More


vietnam

Reunited with the Vietnamese ‘girl in the picture’

Published on May 19th, 2010 | by Admin

Kim Phuc, the girl featured in one of the most iconic photographs taken during the Vietnam War, has been reunited with the war correspondent who helped save her life 38 years ago. When Chris last saw [&hellip... Read More


bunker

Never-before-published photos from inside Hitler’s bunker

Published on May 19th, 2010 | by Admin

Life magazine has posted a series of never-before-published photographs from inside Adolf Hitler’s bunker. In April, 1945, as Russian and German troops fought — savagely, street-by-street — for control of the German capital, it became increasingly [&hellip... Read More


statues

Two 2,500-year-old Greek statues seized from farmers

Published on May 19th, 2010 | by Admin

Police in Greece have seized two ancient Greek statues from a pair of farmers who were trying to sell them abroad. “This is a very important find, of fabulous value, and (both statues) were ready to [&hellip... Read More


anatolia

4,000-year-old prisons in Anatolia

Published on May 19th, 2010 | by Admin

Excavations in Turkey have revealed that there were prisons in Anatolia dating as far back as 4,000 years. peaking to the Anatolia news agency on Friday, Kulako?lu said their excavation work at K├╝ltepe has revealed information [&hellip... Read More


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Gold coin featuring Napoleon III found in Jaffa

Published on May 19th, 2010 | by Admin

A rare gold coin has been uncovered in Jaffa which bears the likeness of Emperor Napoleon III. The ten franc coin was minted in Paris in 1856 and is made almost completely of pure gold (93%), [&hellip... Read More


burial

2,700-year-old tomb found in pyramid in Mexico

Published on May 19th, 2010 | by Admin

A 2,700-year-old tomb has been found in what may be the oldest pyramid burial documented in Mesoamerica. The tomb held a man aged about 50, who was buried with jade collars, pyrite and obsidian artefacts and [&hellip... Read More


shark

Extinct giant shark nursery discovered in Panama

Published on May 18th, 2010 | by Admin

Palaeontologists have discovered that the six-foot-long babies of the world’s biggest shark species, Carchaeocles megalodon, frolicked in the warm shallow waters of Panama. “Adult giant sharks, at 60-70 feet in length, faced few predators, but young [&hellip... Read More


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