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11,500-year-old settlement unearthed in Turkey

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 08:12
Am 11,500-year-old settlement from the beginning of the Neolithic era with features similar to Göbekli Tepe has been unearthed in the fifth stage of archaeology digs at the ancient town...
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400 ancient stone structures discovered in Saudi Arabia

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 16:43
Almost 400 mysterious stone structures dating back thousands of years have been discovered in Saudi Arabia, with a few of these wall-like formations draping across old lava domes, archaeologists report....
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Massive 5,000-year-old structure unearthed in Lincolnshire

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 16:43
Archaeologists from Network Archaeology Ltd have teamed up with Lincolnshire Live to reveal more about the artefacts from a dig along the route of Lincoln's Eastern Bypass (England). "We are...
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Europe's Stone Age fishers used beeswax to make a point

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 16:43
Late Stone Age people got a grip thanks to honeybees. Northern Europeans attached a barbed bone point to a handle of some kind with a beeswax adhesive around 13,000 years...
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Mysterious stone tools unearthed at Welsh Bronze Age site

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 16:42
Amateur archaeologists excavating a Bronze Age site in Wales have discovered a cache of unusual stone tools unlike any that have been found before. The tools appear to have been...
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19 Neolithic tombs discovered at China-Russia border

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 16:42
Archaeologists have discovered 19 Neolithic tombs and unearthed more than 400 prehistoric items in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province. Most of the items, consisting of jadeware, stoneware and pottery, date back...
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Early Neolithic house unearthed on Sanday

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 16:42
The excavation at Cata Sand on the Orkney island of Sanday (Scotland) has unearthed a few surprises - including the discovery of an Early Neolithic house. Archaeologists from the University...
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First evidence of dismemberment in prehistoric Ireland

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:49
A new analysis of bones taken from an old excavation at 5300 years-old passage tomb complex at Carrowkeel, in County Sligo has revealed evidence of the burial practices and death...
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Dolmens dating back to around 3,000 years found in southern India

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:49
A team of archaeologists has discovered more than 300 dolmens reportedly dating back to 3,000 years near Mallasandram (Krishnagiri district, southern India). They said it was for the first time...
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Illuminating discovery at megalithic tomb in Kerry

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:48
A hillwalker in west Kerry (Ireland) has made a stunning discovery which connects a 4,000-year-old tomb with the equinox. The megalithic tomb, known as the Giant's Grave, is situated in...
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8,000-year-old paint workshop discovered in Turkey

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:47
One of the oldest paint workshops of the world have been found at an ancient settlement in northwestern Turkish province of Eskişehir. Archaeologists working at the ancient settlement mound of...
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New exciting discoveries at the Ness of Brodgar dig

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:01
This year at the Ness Brodgar excavation in Orkney (Scotland), two remarkable finds were made. The first discovery being that of an incense pot as well as a 'butterfly-like' motif...
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