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At the rock shelter site of Cova de la Barriada, archaeologists have discovered that even 30,000 years ago, vitamin-rich snails were part of the Iberian dinner table.
The massive stones sealing the entrance to the Hellenistic era tomb unearthed at the site of Ancient Amphipolis in central Macedonia must have protected the find from grave robbers, the archaeologist supervising the excavation said on Friday.
Its relatively small and fairly undisturbed site contains the remains of three well-dated fort sites and two town sites.
The illustrated codex belonging to the Marciana Library in Venice painted by Greek miniaturist Georgios Klontzas in 1592 has never been shown in Greece, and nor has the wonderful painting by El Greco depicting Saint Francis of Assisi and Fra Leone contemplating mortality , currently at the Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan.
Archaeologists believe the bones are linked to nearby Cross Street Chapel and may have been buried about 200 years ago.
A copper awl, the oldest metal object found to date in the Middle East, has been discovered during the excavations at Tel Tsaf.
The land behind Somerford Road in Cirencester has become a hive of activity as workers begin digging trenches for an investigation, prompting one worried resident to contact the Standard, voicing concerns about nearby badger sets.
The year is 1905. You are a prospector in Alaska relaxing in your cabin after a chilly day of working the tailings pile.
Archaeologists excavating a large burial mound in northern Greece that has captivated the public's imagination have asked politicians and others seeking guided tours of the site to leave them in peace.
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Archaeologists excavating a large burial mound in northern Greece have asked politicians and others seeking guided tours of the site to leave them in peace.
South Korean researchers said Thursday they have uncovered dozens of artifacts used in Buddhist ceremonies nearly a millennium ago, as they begin to unravel the mystery behind an ancient shrine where they were discovered.
State archaeologists on Wednesday continued their painstaking work at the site of Ancient Amphipolis, in central Macedonia, removing large stones from the entrance to a huge tomb there and revealing two headless sphinxes believed to have been placed there to guard the massive burial site.
Scientists have found a key protein that can protect people from the highly contagious and life-threatening lung disease tuberculosis, leading medicine closer to finding new treatment strategies, which may be in the form of a vitamin D supplement.
Archaeologists recently uncovered evidence of a fireplace and snail shells with evidence of burning in a rock shelter in Spain.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 05:20 am
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