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Jar of human remains found in Turkey

A 15-inch tall intact jar has been found in Turkey that researchers believe may contain burned human remains. Teams from the Milas Museum in Mu?la province started excavations at the construction site located on ?smet Pa?a district after the discovery of ancient ruins. They found the 40 centimeter jar two meters below

13,000 Victorian food containers found in cistern

Thousands of bottles, jars and pots have been found in a Victorian-era cistern in London. The Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) found more than 13,000 pots in an old vault at the site of the new Elizabeth line station in Tottenham Court Road. The space beneath the old Astoria nightclub had been

Canaanite name found inscribed on 3,000-year-old jar

The Canaanite name Eshba’al Ben Bada’ has been found inscibed into a 3,000-year-old jar. Intensive restoration work conducted in the laboratories of the Israel Antiquities Authority Artifacts Treatment Department, during which hundreds of pottery sherds were glued together to form a whole jar, solved the riddle – the jar was incised

More possible Amelia Earhart artifacts found on Pacific island

A small anti-freckle cosmetic jar has been found on an island in the southwestern Pacific republic of Kiribati, adding to the circumstantial evidence that the legendary pilot crashed landed and lived there as a castaway. Found broken in five pieces, the ointment pot was collected on Nikumaroro Island by researchers of

Roman jar mystery full of holes

A unique Roman jar riddled with holes is stumping scientists who have never come across anything like it before. "Everyone's stumped by it," Katie Urban, one of the researchers at the London, Ontario, museum, told LiveScience. "We've been sending it around to all sorts of Roman pottery experts and other pottery