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  1. News - World - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Mummy mystery unwrapped: Egyptian burial custom began 6,000 years ago

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 09:42pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Egyptians created mummies '6,000 years ago' It has long been known that the practice of mummification of the dead in ancient Egypt- fundamental ... out in Egypt more than 6,000 years ago, much earlier than previously thought. They said embalming substances contained in funerary textiles from the oldest-known Egyptian cemeteries dated from ...

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    Carbon dating establishes timeline for first Egyptian pharaohs

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of Ancient Egypt, and suggests that Egypt formed far more rapidly than was previously thought." Aha and his seven successors ruled over a territory spanning a similar area to Egypt today, ... of tools have pinpointed the crucial time in world history when Egypt emerged as a distinct state. Experts have wrangled for decades as to when turbulent upper and lower Egypt were brought together ...

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    2,300-year-old false tooth found in French grave

    Posted May 28th 2014, 08:38pm by GDN

    ... of the skeleton apart from the perfectly preserved teeth- and the iron implant. False or replacement teeth have been discovered in skulls from ancient Egypt, including a 5,500-year-old one made of shell, ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Ancient trees suggest Genghis Khan's success was built on grass

    Posted May 11th 2014, 03:19am by SARAH LAZARUS

    ... Sarah Lazarus Period of warmth and rain, revealed in the rings of centuries-old pines, carpeted Central Asia's steppes with grass for conqueror's horses Genghis Khan's secret told by ancient trees Scientists have discovered an explanation for the phenomenal success of Genghis Khan in a most unlikely place- tree trunks. Amy Hessl of West Virginia University ...

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    Canaanite cellar stored palace wine, researchers say

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 06:56am by AP

    ... of winemaking in ancient Canaan, from which it later spread to Egypt and across the Mediterranean. He said the chemical analysis would have to be published before the ingredients of the wine could ... Associated Press in New York An ancient wine cellar fit for a king Scientists have uncovered a 3,700-year-old wine cellar in the ruins of a Canaanite palace in what is now Israel, ...

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    Israel seizes ancient burial boxes offering clues to past

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 08:50pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Jerusalem Thieves stole containers from a cave near Jerusalem with intent to sell them to collectors Israel seizes burial boxes dating back to time of Jesus Israeli authorities have unveiled 11 ancient burial boxes dating to around the time of Jesus, recovered by police during a midnight raid on antiquities dealers suspected of stealing the artefacts. The boxes ...

  7. News - World - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Some of the world’s oldest erotic graffiti found on remote Greek island

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 09:38pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Athens Racy inscriptions on remote Astypalaia feature some of the world's earliest phallic symbols Ancient erotic graffiti found on Greek island Wild, windswept, rocky ... the artworks. "They were what I would call triumphant inscriptions," said the Princeton-trained professor who found them while introducing students to the ancient island world of the Aegean. ...

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    British Museum looks under mummies’ bandages with CT scans

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 09:26pm by AP

    ... their ancient mysteries. Scientists at the museum have used CT scans and sophisticated imaging software to go beneath the bandages, revealing skin, bones, preserved internal organs, and, in one case, ... belong to individuals who lived in Egypt or Sudan between 3500BC and AD700. They range from poor people naturally preserved in sand, the cheapest burial option, to high-ranking Egyptians given ...

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    War dead from 13,000 years ago go on display at British Museum

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 08:54pm by GDN

    ... peacefully laid to rest. But the razor-sharp stone flakes among the bones are the remains of ancient weapons. The two are among the oldest known war dead in the world, men who died 13,000 years ago. ... collection to the British Museum in London. "Often with remains from such an ancient time, we will never know what happened to them," Friedman said. "With these skeletons ...

  10. News - World - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Sphinx found by archaeologists in Galilee, Israel

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Egypt and this part of the world then," Ben-Tor said. "Egypt maintained relations with Lebanon, especially via the ancient port of Byblos, to import cedar wood via the Mediterranean, ... dig Part of an ancient Egyptian king's sphinx has been uncovered at a dig in northern Israel, with researchers struggling to understand how the unexpected find ended up there. The broken ...




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