Family ‘should get Ned Kelly’s remains’

Published on May 5th, 2009 | by Admin

The remains of 43 executed prisoners, possibly including bushranger Ned Kelly have been found at Melbourne’s old Pentridge Prison, prompting discussion on what to do with the remains. The discovery of Kelly’s last resting place 14 [&hellip... Read More

Egypt finds 5,000-year-old tomb near Lahun pyramid

Published on May 5th, 2009 | by Admin

Archaeologists have discovered a nearly 5,000-year-old tomb near Egypt’s mud brick Lahun pyramid. The find, down crumbling steps in sand covered desert rock, debunks a prior understanding by archaeologists that the site dates back only to [&hellip... Read More

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Whale Fossil Found in Kitchen Counter

Published on May 5th, 2009 | by Admin

A factory that makes kitchen countertops sliced through a block of limestone to find the bones of 40-million-year-old whale fossil, creating a perfect cross section of the animal’s skeleton... Read More

Oldest Seahorses Found; Help Solve Mystery

Published on May 5th, 2009 | by Admin

The oldest seahorse fossils discovered to date have been uncovered in Slovenia, shedding light on how the naturally weak swimmers managed to disperse around the world. This 13-million-year-old baby seahorse, with a head measuring just 5 [&hellip... Read More

Famed Nefertiti bust a fake

Published on May 5th, 2009 | by Admin

The famous bust of Queen Nefertiti in Berlin’s Altes Museum that was believed to be 3,400 years old is, in fact, a copy dating from 1912 that was made to test pigments used by the ancient [&hellip... Read More

eBay Has Chilling Effect On Looting Of Antiquities

Published on May 5th, 2009 | by Admin

According to UCLA archaeologist Charles Stanish, eBay has drastically altered the transporting and selling of illegal artifacts. He estimates that about 30 percent of “antiquities” currently for sale on eBay are obvious fakes, in so much [&hellip... Read More

10 Methods Scientists Use to Date Things

Published on May 4th, 2009 | by Admin

Mental_Floss has compiled a lit of ten interesting methods scientists use to date things, from extracting DNA from the pages of medieval manuscripts to studying what the climate must have been like in the past through [&hellip... Read More

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