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  1. Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery: Where Prehistoric Ireland went for Ritual Burials in a Big Way

    ... Megalithic Cemetery were built around 4600 BC, and more tombs were added over the centuries. Folklore, on the other hand, date ...

    dhwty - 21/07/2018 - 14:00

  2. The Dark Reputation of the Dunmore Cave of Ireland

    ... 300 meters (984 feet) of known passages and caverns. MORE New study shows Viking women accompanied men on voyages to ... to these precious objects, a silk garment was also found. More importantly was the fact that it was dyed with purple from the murex ...

    dhwty - 27/03/2015 - 13:50

  3. Raphael: A Renaissance Artist More Versatile than Michelangelo and More Prolific than Leonardo?

    Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (known more commonly as Raphael) was a painter and architect who lived in Italy ... for centuries as “the supreme High Renaissance painter, more versatile than Michelangelo and more prolific than their older contemporary Leonardo.” ...

    dhwty - 29/04/2017 - 14:03

  4. Are Humans Just Self-Domesticated Apes?

    ... Domestication involves making animals less aggressive and more docile so that they can be more easily controlled by humans. This process results in traits such as ...

    Caleb Strom - 07/04/2017 - 23:05

  5. Ancient Ancestors Had More DNA Than We Do Now: Have we Devolved?

    ... Our ancient ancestors, early humans, possessed substantially more amounts of genetic data than we do now. This surprising discovery raises ... among groups of humans. The longer lines show groups with more missing DNA. ( P. Sudmandt et al 2015 ) Have modern humans ...

    lizleafloor - 13/08/2015 - 00:52

  6. Age of First Chief's Ancient Tomb Reveals Pacific Islanders Invented New Kind of Society

    ... how ancient human societies evolved from simple societies to more complex societies, said archaeologist Mark D. McCoy, Southern Methodist ... Pacific. The discovery enables archaeologists to study more precisely how societies transform to more and more complex and ...

    ancient-origins - 21/10/2016 - 03:44

  7. More than 1,000 Ancient Skeletons found beneath Cambridge University

    ... had fallen on hard times and whose families could not afford more elaborate burials. Cambridge University reports that historians ... of the findings have only just been made public. MORE Lady in Lead: Coffin found at Grey Friars near King Richard III ...

    aprilholloway - 02/04/2015 - 14:52

  8. Shelters from the Storm: More Ancient Buddhist Caves Found in Mumbai

    ... that served as shelters from monsoons for Buddhist monks more than 2,000 years ago (and even into the 1990s) have been discovered in the ... found the caves told Scoopwhoop.com that there may be more undiscovered caves in the park. Researchers deliberately looked for the ...

    Mark Miller - 19/01/2016 - 14:44

  9. Hidden hoard of more than 6,000 silver coins found in forest in Poland

    ... road in April of this year.  When he opened them a hoard of more than 6,000 silver coins was revealed. He turned the find over to the ... but were tarnished and stuck together in lumps. MORE Divers find largest golden coin hoard ever discovered in Israel ...

    lizleafloor - 28/04/2015 - 22:15

  10. Who is Bellona and Was She More Powerful than Mars? Piecing Together the Identity of the Mysterious Ancient Roman Goddess of War

    ... Brussels, Belgium (MichelWal/ CC BY-SA 3.0 ) More than a thousand years later, Shakespeare introduced Macbeth as a violent ... not give us a clear idea of Bellona’s character; to know more about this mysterious ancient goddess, we will need to compare her forms ...

    MartiniF - 04/08/2017 - 15:31

  11. More than 50 Enormous Ancient Drawings Found in Peru Add to Nazca Mystery

    More than 50 new geoglyphs have been added to the mysterious Peruvian desert ... with expert on-site knowledge and exploration. More than 50 new geoglyphs have been added to the mysterious Peruvian desert ... between 500 BC and 200 AD. Human figures are more prominent in the Paracas geoglyphs. ( National Geographic ) ...

    Alicia McDermott - 06/04/2018 - 13:59

  12. More than Blood and Bling: Our Many Visions of the Vikings

    ... from the romance of mythology and adventure, or is something more interesting at play? Steven Ashby / The ... from the romance of mythology and adventure, or is something more interesting at play? The Vikings have an enduring appeal in the popular ...

    ancient-origins - 09/06/2018 - 18:59

  13. More Orichalcum, the Atlantis Alloy, Turns Up with Helmets at a Sicilian Shipwreck, What Was its Use?

    Researchers have recovered yet more ingots, possibly of the fabled metal orichalcum, from a ship that sank off ... in the Critias dialogue . Plato said only gold was a more precious substance than orichalcum. Orichalcum: Legendary Metal of ...

    Mark Miller - 02/03/2017 - 22:49

  14. First Carpenters in Europe more than 7,000 years old

    ... have been found in Tanzania, England and Germany but even more depicted in the paintings of the two major civilizations that were experts ... some bone tools during the process of creating the well. More wooden wells have been found all around and in some of them the tools used ...

    johnblack - 14/04/2013 - 19:48

  15. A very interesting Interview with William Bramley

    ... ever read it. Do you think its popularity is a sign that more and more people are coming to accept the idea that extra-terrestrial beings have ...

    ancient-origins - 27/03/2013 - 17:04

  16. The Sharp Edge of a Viking Axe - Cut Out for More than One Job

    ... axe, for example, was used for various purposes and came in more than one shape and size. Viking axe is an umbrella term used to ... employed for ceremonial purposes, whilst others took on a more domestic function.   Stamps showing ‘Everyday Life in the ...

    dhwty - 16/03/2018 - 17:55

  17. Where an Ostrich, Dancer, and Hunter Meet: How Common Were Ritual Images in Neolithic Egyptian Rock Art?

    ... An Abundantly Important and Historic Necropolis For more than a century, Qubbet el-Hawa has been a “hotspot” for archaeologists. More than eighty tumuli (also known as burial mounds) have been unearthed on ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 23/03/2017 - 12:55

  18. Top 10 Human Origins Discoveries in 2015

    ... adds to the mounting evidence that Neanderthals were a lot more sophisticated than previously thought and were at least as advanced, if not more so, than early Homo sapiens. More than 10,000 fossil remains and ...

    ancient-origins - 28/12/2015 - 14:51

  19. Ancient Human History More Complex Than Previously Thought, Researchers Say

    ... populations such as Neanderthals and Denisovans were likely more complex than previously thought, involving interbreeding within and ... that Neanderthals diverged from our lineage 100,000 years more recently than we thought," Dr. Bohlender said. "We got the same separation ...

    ancient-origins - 25/10/2016 - 03:48

  20. Top Ten Builds by the Ancients that Were Exposed in 2015: Stone Circles, Architecture, Petroglyphs, Fortresses and More

    ... petroglyphs, geoglyphs, and fortresses are some of the more elaborate builds that made the news in 2015.  10. Burn Reveals ... Researchers intend to do some non-invasive dating methods to more accurately delineate the site’s usage. Since the 1960s the site was ...

    aprilholloway - 27/12/2015 - 14:24

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