Stonehenge mystery deepens

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Image by Jose and Roxanne (Flickr) Scientists have pinpointed the exact source of many of the rocks used to build Stonehenge. The say the smaller stones, known as bluestones, came from a newly discovered site in the Preseli Hills in Wales. The stones’ rock composition revealed they come from a nearby outcropping, located about 1.8 miles (3 kilometers) More...

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By admin On Thursday, February 27th, 2014
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Legend of Viking Sunstone is true?

image: claumoho An ancient Norse myth describing a magical gem which could reveal the position of the sun when hidden behind clouds or even before dawn or after sunset, has been the subject of intrigue for many More...

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By admin On Thursday, February 20th, 2014
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Image by Guillaume Paumier Flikr During an excavation in the City of David, Jerusalem archaeologists encountered several mysterious stone signs that are thousands of years old.  Until today, no-one has been able More...

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By admin On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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Ancient step pyramid discovered in Egypt

Image credit: zoonabar flikr – Creative Commons A step pyramid, even more ancient than the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World – The Great Pyramid of Giza – has been uncovered by archaeologists More...

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By admin On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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Image by jimg944 Archaeologists have a made an intriguing and puzzling discovery. Hundreds of strange metallic mysterious glowing spheres have been unearthed beneath an ancient temple. The purpose of these spheres More...

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By admin On Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
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Tomb raider dies in tunnel collapse

Public Domain Image Four tomb raiders were struck down by a tunnel collapse when attempting to steal treasures from ancient Han Dynasty tombs in the early hours of Feb. 14, 2014, in Xianyang, Shaanxi Province. According More...

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By admin On Monday, February 17th, 2014
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800,000-year-old Footprints Found in England Washed Away

Undated handout photo issued by the British Museum on Feb. 7, 2014 A team of British scientists have found what they believe to be the oldest human footprints in Europe, dating back at least 800,000 years. Analysis More...

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By admin On Sunday, February 16th, 2014
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Ancient farmers started ‘convenience food’

Image by SteFou! Archaeologists and chemists tracing ancient British diets have found that more than 99% of the earliest farmer’s cooking pots lacked seafood residues. Studies of old rubbish dumps and dirty More...

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By admin On Sunday, February 16th, 2014
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Unearthed: Stunning 3,600-year-old sarcophagus with feather patterns

Image by wonderferret A beautifully decorated sarcophagus of a 3,600-year-old mummy has been unearthed in Luxor. It is believed the mummy was a high-ranking official but Egyptologists will now work to discover its More...

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By admin On Saturday, February 15th, 2014
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Ancient Egyptian School’s Walls Bear Greek Texts, Graffiti, & Reference To Drugs

Image by isawnyu Researchers examining an ancient village in Egypt’s western desert have discovered a 1,700-year-old school with walls covered in Greek texts that include a passage about drugs from The Odyssey. Read More...