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22 October, 2022 - 22:24
10,500-year-old Bones Found in Bog are Germany’s Oldest Human Remains
Archaeologists digging at a Stone Age campsite in northern Germany have found 10,500-year-old cremated human bones. These Mesolithic era ‘bog bones’ are the oldest human remains found so far in...
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13 August, 2020 - 15:02
Oldest Known Cremation in The Near East, From 7000 BC
Archaeologists have unearthed parts of a nine thousand-year-old individual’s body in Israel who was burned or cremated in a ritualistic way. This discovery has established a new milestone for the...
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7 August, 2017 - 01:56
Archaeologists Discover Ancient Irish Funeral Practices Involved ‘Deconstruction’ of the Body
New insights into the lifeways -- and death rites -- of the ancient people of Ireland are being provided through funerary studies led by a researcher at the Department of Anatomy at New Zealand's...
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14 December, 2016 - 14:47
The So-Called Druid of Colchester: Physician, Mystical Man, or Both?
In 1996, a team of researchers unearthed a unique burial of a mysterious man. The odd remains and specific funerary equipment thrilled the archaeologists. Was the man who lived 2,000 years ago an...
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4 April, 2014 - 23:39
Cremated bones in 4000-year-old cist burial found hanging from Scottish cliff
Archaeologists have discovered cremated human remains in a Bronze Age cist burial hanging precariously from a cliff edge on Scotland’s Isle of Arran. One of the bones has been dated to between 2154...
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6 November, 2013 - 10:07
Archaeologists uncover 2,500-year-old baby grave containing a toy rattle
Archaeologists have discovered hundreds of pit tombs in the Polish village of Łęgowo near Wągrowiec, some of which contain tiny urns containing the cremated remains of babies dating back two-and-a-...
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