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22 June, 2021 - 00:00
Mementos for the Dead: Surprising Burial Customs in Iron Age Britain
A University of York researcher has developed a new framework for interpreting collections of everyday objects found during archaeological excavations, specifically at sites linked to Iron Age...
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26 April, 2021 - 18:56
Large Cache of Stone Tools Used by Homo Erectus Unearthed in Sudan
Polish archaeologists exploring an ancient gold mine in Sudan in the eastern Sahara Desert struck an entirely different kind of “gold.” Acting on a rumor, they found hundreds of stone tools that were...
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18 July, 2020 - 13:23
A Diseased Love Muscle Created the Ancient Egyptian "Screaming Woman Mummy"
The famous Deir el-Bahari Royal Cache was discovered in Luxor, Egypt, in 1881. This treasure trove dates to the 21st and 22nd Dynasties, having been deposited by the ruling Meshwesh ancient Libyans...
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20 June, 2018 - 13:59
Gas Engineer’s Large Collection of Ancient Rings May Fetch $130000 at UK Auction
A stunning assemblage of Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Viking, and medieval rings is going up for auction next week. They come from a remarkable ancient rings collection which was once owned by a...
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23 June, 2017 - 15:33
Puzzle of the Unidentified KV35 Mummy: Boy Kings and the Specter of Smenkhkare—Part II
The staggering number of royal mummies that Victor Loret found in the final resting place of the Eighteenth Dynasty pharaoh, Amenhotep II, consisted of some individuals who have not yet been...
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21 June, 2017 - 23:50
Lasting Puzzle of the Unidentified KV35 Mummy: Is it Really Prince Webensenu Or Another?—Part I
A host of pharaohs who were removed to safety from their burial places in ancient times rested peacefully for millennia within the bowels of the magnificent tomb of Amenhotep II. Among the great...
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28 August, 2015 - 15:06
Lucky treasure seeker unearths 1,000-year-old Viking coin hoard in Wales
About 1,000 years ago an unlucky soul apparently buried his treasure—a cache of Viking coins—in a field in Wales and never dug it up again. Perhaps the medieval person died before retrieving it or...
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