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A tomb thought to date the beginning of the Liao Dynasty (A.D. 907–1125) has been discovered in eastern Inner Mongolia.

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A tomb thought to date the beginning of the Liao Dynasty (A.D. 907–1125) has been discovered in eastern Inner Mongolia. 

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A six-inch-long fragment of a ceramic figurine depicting a woman’s torso, which is thought to have stood about a foot tall when it was crafted sometime between 4700 and 4600 B.C., has been unearthed in northeastern Bulgaria.

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(Courtesy Vladimir Slavchev)
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A six-inch-long fragment of a ceramic figurine depicting a woman’s torso, which is thought to have stood about a foot tall when it was crafted sometime between 4700 and 4600 B.C., has been unearthed in northeastern Bulgaria. 

archaeology.org/news/8007-190916-bulgaria-woman-torso

(Courtesy Vladimir Slavchev)

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Wow Awesome Discovery

Nice find!

It looks like geometric symbols that probably meant something to the society or to the person that made it.

Wish it was complete...

Kayla Marie

So early Cucuteni-Tripolye?

Ornella Jaala Stewart

Siegrun Maas

It is not automatically a fertility or goddess figure is it 😉.

Vinca culture.

Tattoos? scarification or fabric represented on the surface?

A stone carving that may depict Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of King Henry II and mother of Richard the Lionheart, has been discovered in southeast England’s Bradwell Abbey during conservation work.

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(Milton Keynes Council)
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A stone carving that may depict Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of King Henry II and mother of Richard the Lionheart, has been discovered in southeast England’s Bradwell Abbey during conservation work. 

archaeology.org/news/8008-190916-england-eleanor-of-aquitaine

(Milton Keynes Council)

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For Sure? What A Very Fantastic Discovery!

My ancestor. Super cool.

Brilliant

I see the resemblance.

superbe

Interesting idea. Any verifiable forensic evidence of a connection with Eleanor?

Spot on resemblance to Katherine Hepburn.

Very cool

I don’t think grandma ( few generations back ) looked like that.

Kinda looks like Kate! 😃

Where's the clue that it might be Eleanor of Aquitaine, or anyone else?

Or maybe she is the distant British cousin of pharao Achenaton?

That is either a rather odd looking woman or a very bad sculptor

It would be nice if they could prove it's her; there are no confirmed pictures or carvings of her except the one on her tomb when she was quite old. Not even her hair color is known...

Has it been compared to her effigy?

So my question is how they know all these names.....how?

Doesn’t look anything like Katherine Hepburn sorry...

what a babe

Very odd

Kinda stone faced...betcha she was a lot of fun

Apparently she did look like Katharine Hepburn.

One manly looking queen

Looks like the stone cold type to me 😜

Looks like Michael Jackson

Grumpy Eleanor of Aquitaine

From the Archives: This painting on a ca. 12th-century B.C. potsherd shows that ancient Egyptian art students were highly skilled—and liked a good joke.

archaeology.org/issues/156-1411/artifact/2586-egypt-ostracon-ritual-caricature

(Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL, UC15946)
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From the Archives: This painting on a ca. 12th-century B.C. potsherd shows that ancient Egyptian art students were highly skilled—and liked a good joke. 

archaeology.org/issues/156-1411/artifact/2586-egypt-ostracon-ritual-caricature 

(Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL, UC15946)

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Wow This painting is Fantastic! What An Awesome Discovery, Beautiful!

That's a work of art! I would rate it with any classical art work. Beautiful!

Seems like it’s different time periods. As far as I know, the Egyptians didn’t have black flat mortarboard (with tassels). Possibly from another time period?

beautiful

looks like some student is doodling on some other students art

Tori Stewart

That is my cat telling me it's dinner time!

The profile photo looks like singer Barbara Streisand.

Matt Kitchin

You can pick your friends, and you can pick your nose, but you can't pick your friend's nose. 😂

*BOOP* Got your nose!

☕️

The very first" I got your nose...but,lo...he did not have her nose..

The "closing of the mouth". Lol

Karim Abdelhamid

Amanda 😆

Michael Mosley

Gabrielle Samantha haha

Elsa Lluis

James Powell thinking of you😀

Parees.

Santanu 😉

Discovered in a bronze box beneath the floor of a late 15th or early 16th-century house in Dijon, France, this enameled gold pendant featuring the initials V and C is typical of wedding medallions of the time.

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Discovered in a bronze box beneath the floor of a late 15th or early 16th-century house in Dijon, France, this enameled gold pendant featuring the initials V and C is typical of wedding medallions of the time.

archaeology.org/issues/353-1909/trenches/7922-trenches-france-prince-coins

(© Denis Glicksman/Inrap)

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Upside down and backwards. Oh my confidence in you is fading.

It’s D and A 🙄

Either this is upside down, or it is VD with a backwards D.

How dumb are you people, clearly it is a D and A!! Pmsl yous will make anything up!!

Analysis of the tooth enamel of two individuals, dubbed the "lovers of Modena," who were discovered buried with their hands interlocked in a fifth-century A.D. necropolis in northern Italy, has revealed that both were men.

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Analysis of the tooth enamel of two individuals, dubbed the lovers of Modena, who were discovered buried with their hands interlocked in a fifth-century A.D. necropolis in northern Italy, has revealed that both were men. 

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So? Love is love

Romeo & Julieto (Homo) 😊

New evidence from the McQueen shell ring site on Georgia's St. Catherines Island suggests that hunter-gatherers living there 4,000 years ago may have had direct trade links spanning some 900 miles.

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(Matthew Sanger)
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New evidence from the McQueen shell ring site on Georgias St. Catherines Island suggests that hunter-gatherers living there 4,000 years ago may have had direct trade links spanning some 900 miles. 

archaeology.org/news/8006-190913-hunter-gatherer-trade

(Matthew Sanger)

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I think trading is much older than we think...and wider spread..

Awesome! Thanks for sharing 😊

it would take 45 days at 20 miles a day walking, if they used the river system for travel less time. very plausible trade route. now research where the items may have come from and look for signs of villages on the route. i would suggest a river route if there are any linking the areas.

Siegrun Maas

Wasn’t everyone hunting and gathering 4000 years ago

No way!

What is this? Can’t figure it out.

Well, duh....

Kevin Paul Eaves interesting read 🤔

Travis Harper Mark Lewis

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Using data including CT scans from 260 people living around the world today, as well as scans of the skulls of extinct hominins, researchers have created a virtual skull for the last common ancestor of living modern humans.

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(© Aurélien Mounier / CNRS-MNHN)
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Using data including CT scans from 260 people living around the world today, as well as scans of the skulls of extinct hominins, researchers have created a virtual skull for the last common ancestor of living modern humans. 

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(© Aurélien Mounier / CNRS-MNHN)

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Well...the Denisovan samples are not included? According to anthropologist the molar tooth they found would make the Denisovan line really, really big. Btw... I have both Denisovan and Neanderthal matches in my Archaic DNA.

Fantasy, not really science. Good stuff for the NG to sell magazines but factually pure fantasy.

Awesome

Ok now have them do the process where they recreate(create)the face accurately.

Hmmm, Interesting Discovery

Big eyes. Not sure about the process. So this would be between neanderthal and modern?

Saulo Mega

From the Archives: 3-D imaging identified a so-called "priest hole" at Warwickshire's Coughton Court, the seat of the Throckmorton family, who—like other gentry Catholic loyalists—designed hiding places for clergy following the Church of England's split from Rome.

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From the Archives: 3-D imaging identified a so-called priest hole at Warwickshires Coughton Court, the seat of the Throckmorton family, who—like other gentry Catholic loyalists—designed hiding places for clergy following the Church of Englands split from Rome. 
 
archaeology.org/issues/250-1703/trenches/5292-trenches-england-priest-holes

(Adobestock)
(Courtesy University of Nottingham: Nottingham Geospatial Institute)Image attachment

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Freewill, the ability 2 make a positive decision. To move fwd 4 the benefit of others.

At that time, the Collegio Inglese, Rome’s seminary training English priests, was essentially training martyrs to be sent there & burnt at the stake.

So didn't trust God to save them...

So cool that technology can reveal such hidden gems!

Very brave, to keep the Faith is such circumstances of oppression.

Have to keep those little boys stacked somewhere

D3interiors.. got to love that technology..

Like modern day panic rooms I reckon.

They couldn't come up with something better than "priest hole"?

I want to see it!

I can't imagine how scary it must have been hiding there in this tiny hole in the dark

Joy Mcveigh

Amanda Elizabeth Buentello

Mark Coughlan

I wonder when they will go and open that space lol

Cool!

Yvonne

Lewis Brennen seems cosy

Brian Grumpus Throckmorton family?

Please. I was raised Catholic. Can we not ever use the term "Priests Hole" again?

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Are you sure it is not a hiding place to bring the little boys so no one could hear them scream when they were molested?

The Pylos Combat Agate, which depicts a warrior thrusting a sword in an enemy’s neck, is one of 50 decorated seal stones found in the Bronze Age grave of the Griffin Warrior.

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(Courtesy Jeff Vanderpool/Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati)
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The Pylos Combat Agate, which depicts a warrior thrusting a sword in an enemy’s neck, is one of 50 decorated seal stones found in the Bronze Age grave of the Griffin Warrior.

archaeology.org/slideshow/7911-greece-pylos-slideshow

(Courtesy Jeff Vanderpool/Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati)

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Beautiful piece of art!!

where did they learn such a beautiful skill! this carving is so real you almost think the characters are going to move!

what incredible workmanship

Magnificent creation 😊

WOW! What skills they had!

Amazingly exquisite!

This is a Fascinating Discovery!

That is gorgeous and unearthly.

A Master's Craftmanship----still shinning through the Ages,,,

Masterful..

yes, they could !

His honor is immortal now. That's not a scene from a movie. Given his grave goods I wonder what his body count is.

And remember, it's only 1.5 inches long. My eyes hurt just thinking about it...

That is impressive... The details

Sublime work

You just have to hand it to the (ancient) Greeks. They truly were genius.

Surreal

Christine Ann Hayman have a look at the details in the zoomed in parts of the slideshow

I doubt anyone could do that today

Ζωή Κουφαλέξη τι υπέροχο σχέδιο ! <3

He must have been a champion.

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Wow

. . . thrusting a sword into . . . So much for editing. You come off sounding illiterate.

More than 70 ancient tombs, which are thought to date to the Han Dynasty (202 B.C.–A.D. 220) have been discovered in central China during road construction.

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More than 70 ancient tombs, which are thought to date to the Han Dynasty (202 B.C.–A.D. 220) have been discovered in central China during road construction. 

archaeology.org/news/8002-190912-china-han-dynasty

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Amazing site!

How amazing.

So many great stories in this publication!

Siegrun Maas

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Elephant fat and bone residues have been detected on 500,000-year-old flint blades unearthed in southern Israel.

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(Prof. Ran Barkai, Tel Aviv University)
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Elephant fat and bone residues have been detected on 500,000-year-old flint blades unearthed in southern Israel.

archaeology.org/news/7999-190911-israel-tiny-knives

(Prof. Ran Barkai, Tel Aviv University)

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Fantastic! Love these articles of discovery.

So the flint was 500000yrs old or the blade made 500000yrs ago. Article is not clear. Elephants or elephant predecessors. I love these articles but this one has me questioning a lot.

I studied archaeology at Uni many years ago. Still it remains the most fascinating of academic disciplines. 👍

Thanks for sharing

That's difficult to believe .

That must be well done by now….

Advancements in technology have consequences.

Maybe only 2200 years old. Could be from the Maccebedian Wars. There were elephants in the book of Macebedees

Fascinating

Maybe the stone was already 499,681 years old before it was used?

Must have been Adams .

No way!

Interesting Discovery

Siegrun Maas

not even fat is entirely biodegradable :/ 😂

thought it was caramel candy😅

Lies, it was 99999999999999999999.99 years old.

It took guts to tackle something that much bigger than you; unless they were scavenging. Either way that's a lot of burgers...

Neanderthal?

Wow

Elephant fat? You mean mammoth or mastadon, don't you? 500,000 thousand years ago? Well?

wow!!!

Jonathan Lester

Sasa Villena

Not any more... Got your lousy greasy hands all over them. Lol

A large cemetery, thought to have been built by the Picts and estimated to be 1,400 years old, has been found on Black Isle in the Scottish Highlands.

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A large cemetery, thought to have been built by the Picts and estimated to be 1,400 years old, has been found on Black Isle in the Scottish Highlands. 

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(© Andy Hickie)

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Hope they find lots, still such a historical enigma....

Wonderful. Thanks for formation.

It must be very picturesque!

A bit recent but i love their artwork

This is my stomping ground where I’m working on Castle Craig. Hope I can visit the site next summer!!

Looking forward to future posts.

You always share cool stuff ❤❤

sorry, but I have no idea what I am looking at--a piece of tile maybe?

Hope they dont Dig it up .Leave it in peace.

No way!

Not nearly old enough to be DIGGING IT UP

Siegrun Maas

Amy Ross - such cool stuff awaits for you

Wow!

Historia Obscurum

Sam Hayward

Tori Stewart

Sean Cahill

David Ginsberg

Fred Heller !!!

Tamara Jones - cool site

Grave news, indeed.

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A helicopter cashed into a cemetery in Ireland, so far rescuers have recovered 250 bodies! Hahaa

From the Archives: Archaeologists working in the ancient city of Doliche, now Dülük in modern-day Turkey, uncovered a large collection of 1,800-year-old clay seals called bullae, which date to the period when the city was part of the Roman province of Syria.

archaeology.org/issues/291-1803/trenches/6354-trenches-turkey-doliche-clay-seals

(Asia Minor Research Center)
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From the Archives: Archaeologists working in the ancient city of Doliche, now Dülük in modern-day Turkey, uncovered a large collection of 1,800-year-old clay seals called bullae, which date to the period when the city was part of the Roman province of Syria. 

archaeology.org/issues/291-1803/trenches/6354-trenches-turkey-doliche-clay-seals

(Asia Minor Research Center)
(Courtesy Michael Blömer/University of Münster)Image attachment

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They're in amazing shape!

Love the angel wings!

Exciting discovery!

There's more to this part of the world than meets the eye

Siegrun Maas

I have a lot of Roman relics I want to sell ...my whatsapp +2130667166418

Libyan Desert glass, the canary-yellow material used for the central scarab on King Tut’s pectoral, was formed about 29 million years ago by a meteorite impact in Egypt’s western desert.

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Libyan Desert glass, the canary-yellow material used for the central scarab on King Tut’s pectoral, was formed about 29 million years ago by a meteorite impact in Egypt’s western desert.

archaeology.org/issues/353-1909/trenches/7923-trenches-egypt-tut-desert-glass

(© CULTNAT, Dist. RMN-GP / Art Resource, NY)

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What fantastic workmanship!!✨🌟

When the Egyptians found the glass they knew it was something special. To make the scarab, a symbol of resurrected life out of it, it had to be.

Spectacular x

Thank you for posting a piece that I knew nothing about. Keep the info coming !

So cool!

Such beautiful craftsmanship!

Stunning craftsmanship

The mystery is how did those near the Nile find the glass almost 1000 km inland. There were no camels back then and donkeys couldn’t travel the distance even with watering stations.

Beautiful, just beautiful.

Lovely piece.

Amazing piece

So beautifully do by a master craftsman

It is beautiful.

That's really 😍💓beautiful

Intricate and beautiful

looks like the scarab hits right about at the solar plexus. The center of chi, or life force in the body.

One of my favorites!!

That's just wow!

Beautiful

Recently saw a documentary about this piece and the desert glass. Wow!

Beautiful.

Stunning

Meteoric glass.

A beetle, eye of Ra and a sun disk...🤔 I’ll have to rewatch ‘The Mummy’ for interpretation

Formed by annunaki nuclear wars amongst each other

The receding waters of the Tigris River in Iraqi Kurdistan have exposed the remains of a 3,400-year-old palace with vibrantly painted wall murals, which might be the site of Zahiku, an ancient city that was part of the Mitanni Empire.

archaeology.org/issues/353-1909/trenches/7925-trenches-iraq-bronze-age-palace

(University of Tübingen, eScience Center, and Kurdistan Archaeology Organization)
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The receding waters of the Tigris River in Iraqi Kurdistan have exposed the remains of a 3,400-year-old palace with vibrantly painted wall murals, which might be the site of Zahiku, an ancient city that was part of the Mitanni Empire.

archaeology.org/issues/353-1909/trenches/7925-trenches-iraq-bronze-age-palace

(University of Tübingen, eScience Center, and Kurdistan Archaeology Organization)

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Congratulations and good work to the team in charge of this amazing discovery! Please don't forget to keep the archaeological community informed with new and updated information.

Great Discovery 💐

I would love to walk through these places when they were new. Nice that we can approximate some of it now.

Thanks for sharing 😊

Oh What An Awesome Discovery! I Would Love To See It!

The colors are still so vibrant. Beautiful.

Ancient Hanigalbat; a small but important middle Bronze Age kingdom. Hope archaeologists can publish their findings and post links to here.

Receding water levels now expose Zahiku. How about water levels 3400 years ago ?

So. Global warming has a good side.

Chris Scurfield

Dylan Rossi

Mac Cába

David Chan

Siegrun Maas

1000th like.

Lha iku

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#FreeKurdistan #Free_Kurdistan

KÜRDİSTAN DİYE BİR YER YOKTUR IRAK ÜLKESİ VARDIR

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