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Meet a medieval woman named 'Tora' who lived 800 years ago in Norway   Live Science - November 29, 2022

A life-size 3D model of a grinning old woman holding a walking stick looks like a contemporary elder on a stroll through her neighborhood. In reality, this woman lived nearly 800 years ago in Norway, and the model is a sculpted life-sized reconstruction based on her skeleton.




7,000-year-old structure near Prague is older than Stonehenge, Egyptian pyramids   Live Science - September 21, 2022

Archaeologists digging near Prague have discovered the remains of a Stone Age structure that's older than Stonehenge and even the Egyptian pyramids: an enigmatic complex known as a roundel. Nearly 7,000 years ago during the late Neolithic, or New Stone Age, a local farming community may have gathered in this circular building, although its true purpose is unknown.




'Ghost footprints' left by ancient hunter-gatherers discovered in Utah desert   Live Science - August 2, 2022
These unusual ancient tracks get their eerie name not because they are from an ethereal realm, but due to their earthly composition: They become visible only after it rains and the footprints fill with moisture and become darker in color, before disappearing again after they dry out in the sun.


Unique compound bow from the Bronze Age nearly 2 meters tall was reconstructed from authentic materials   PhysOrg - May 21, 2022


Research confirms eastern Wyoming Paleoindian site as Americas' oldest mine used to produce red ocher 13,000 years ago   PhysOrg - May 20, 2022


Archaeologists have discovered a 4,500-year-old "funerary avenues" in Saudi Arabia lined with well-preserved ancient tombs   CNN - January 16, 2022

Vast 4,500-year-old network of 'funerary avenues' discovered in Saudi Arabia   Live Science - January 16, 2022


Archaeologists in Iraq revealed their discovery of a large-scale wine factory from the rule of the Assyrian kings 2,700 years ago, along with stunning monumental rock-carved royal reliefs   PhysOrg - October 25, 2021


Israeli archaeologists find 'Biblical royal purple dye'   BBC - January 29, 2021


Stunning eagle sculpture uncovered at sacred Aztec temple in Mexico   Live Science - January 29, 2021


Ritual monument discovered in Scotland dates to the time of Stonehenge   Live Science - January 26, 2021


'Lost' Indigenous fort built to repel Russia rediscovered in Alaska   NBC - January 25, 2021


Archaeologists in Turkey Have Discovered a Mysterious Ancient Kingdom Lost in History   Science Alert - January 24, 2021


Archaeologists Unearth Egyptian Queen's Tomb, 13-Foot 'Book of the Dead' Scroll   Smithsonian - January 21, 2021





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