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Many imperial Romans had roots in the Middle East, genetic history shows
  • 12/11/2019 09:31

Many imperial Romans had roots in the Middle East, genetic history shows

Two thousand years ago, the streets of Rome bustled with people from all over the ancient world. The empire's trade routes stretched from North Africa to Asia, and new immigrants poured in every day, both by choice and by force. Now, an ancient DNA study has shown those far-flung connections were written in the genomes of the Romans.

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Mammoth-Hunting Pits Discovered in Mexico
  • 12/11/2019 09:28

Mammoth-Hunting Pits Discovered in Mexico

TULTEPEC, MEXICO—The Guardian reports that two pits containing hundreds of 15,000-year-old butchered bones from more than a dozen mammoths have been discovered in northeastern Mexico ahead of the construction of a landfill site.

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Gladiator Fresco Revealed in Pompeii
  • 16/10/2019 12:07

Gladiator Fresco Revealed in Pompeii

NAPLES, ITALY—A fresco that graphically depicts the impending combat victory of one gladiator over another has been uncovered in Pompeii's Regio V, according to a report in The Independent.

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Research proves South East Asian population boom 4,000 years ago
  • 01/10/2018 15:31

Research proves South East Asian population boom 4,000 years ago

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have uncovered a previously unconfirmed population boom across South East Asia that occurred 4,000 years ago, thanks to a new method for measuring prehistoric population growth.

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DNA analysis of 6,500-year-old human remains in Israel points to origin of Chalcolithic culture
  • 29/08/2018 13:02

DNA analysis of 6,500-year-old human remains in Israel points to origin of Chalcolithic culture

An international team of researchers from Tel Aviv University, the Israel Antiquities Authority and Harvard University has discovered that waves of migration from Anatolia and the Zagros mountains (today’s Turkey and Iran) to the Levant helped develop the Chalcolithic culture that existed in Israel’s Upper Galilee region some 6,500 years ago.

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  • 10/07/2018 11:10

Ancient DNA testing solves 100-year-old controversy in Southeast Asian prehistory

Two competing theories about the human occupation of Southeast Asia have been debunked by ground-breaking analysis of ancient DNA extracted from 8,000 year-old skeletons.

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  • 14/03/2017 01:17

400-year-old map shows Edo Castle’s purpose when built

MATSUE, Shimane Prefecture--A drawing of Edo Castle, found to be more than 400 years old, shows in detail that it was built with war in mind, the Matsue city government announced Feb. 8.

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  • 23/02/2017 00:41

Champa artifact unearth in Quang Ngai province

Quang Ngai (VNA) – Brick ruins from the Champa era have been found during an archeological excavation at Nui But (Pen Mountain) tower, Nghia Chanh ward, the central city of Quang Ngai.

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  • 12/02/2017 17:39

Kính Thiên Palace excavation results announced

HÀ NỘI — The excavation of Kính Thiên Palace in 2016 continues to demonstrate the variety and complexity of the relics within the main area of the palace, as well as contributes to clarifying the enormous values of Việt Nam’s world heritage, Thăng Long Royal Citadel.

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  • 11/12/2016 01:30

Researchers may have found first polluted river from before Bronze Age

NDUSTRIAL POLLUTION MAY SEEM LIKE A MODERN PHENOMENON, BUT IN FACT, AN INTERNATIONAL TEAM OF RESEARCHERS MAY HAVE DISCOVERED WHAT COULD BE THE WORLD'S FIRST POLLUTED RIVER, CONTAMINATED APPROXIMATELY 7,000 YEARS AGO.

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