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  • 03/02/2010 10:10

Iron Age discovery uncovers prehistoric burial customs in Laos

The discovery of Iron Age human bone fragments in Laos has shed new light on the region's prehistoric burial customs, state media reports said Friday. A team of Lao and foreign archeologists foundthe fragments last week in a burial ground believed to be about 2,000 years old when South-East Asia was in the Iron Age, the Vientiane Times reported.

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  • 03/02/2010 10:09

Childen Find Possible Evidence of Legendary Temple

An excursion by local school children in historic Yogyakarta unearthed evidence that could indicate the existence of a temple that local legend holds was called Ngablak, archeologists said on Thursday.

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Missing 500-Years of Loggias, Porticos Described
  • 18/01/2010 10:25

Missing 500-Years of Loggias, Porticos Described

ScienceDaily (Jan. 12, 2010) — Using texts and images, a University of Arkansas researcher has for the first time reconstructed the time when the use of porticos -- roof-covered structures supported by columns -- gave way to loggias, or recessed porticos.

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Temple discovery reveals clues of Indonesia's past
  • 18/01/2010 10:21

Temple discovery reveals clues of Indonesia's past

Archaeologists in Indonesia have uncovered a 1,000-year-old temple that could shed light on the country's Hindu past. The intricately carved statues and reliefs are some of the best preserved in Indonesia, but the dig is being conducted under tight security to protect the site from well-organised relic thieves.

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Archaeologists claim discovery of oldest Hebrew writing
  • 12/01/2010 16:24

Archaeologists claim discovery of oldest Hebrew writing

JERUSALEM (AFP) – A 3,000 year-old inscription discovered at a site where the Bible says David slew Goliath has been deciphered, showing it to be the earliest known Hebrew writing, Israeli archaeologists said on Thursday, Jan 7th 2010.

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  • 01/12/2009 11:30

Archaeologist Set to Recreate Palace of Greatest Bulgarian Tsar

Leading Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov has presented a project for recreating the palace of the greatest Bulgarian medieval Tsar.

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  • 01/12/2009 11:29

Hammurabi Seal Discovered

An Austrian archaeological mission discovered the remains of a seal made of burnt clay with inscriptions in cuneiform, said Culture Minister Farouq Hosni.

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  • 01/12/2009 11:28

Parthian grave with astounding artifacts found in Iraq

An Iraqi excavation team has uncovered a grave with magnificent finds dating to the Parthian period. The grave’s artifacts have astonished scientists for their beauty and magnificence. “The discovery includes 216 artifacts all belonging to the Parthian Period,” said Antiquities Department spokesman Abdulzahara al-Talaqani.

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1500-year-old girl is reconstructed
  • 01/12/2009 11:27

1500-year-old girl is reconstructed

She was probably 16 years old and had a wide, flat Asian face, a long neck and a slim figure. The girl died 1,500 years ago. But now she¡¯s reborn - well, partially, at least.

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Fishermen's shock as human skull is hauled on board
  • 01/12/2009 11:24

Fishermen's shock as human skull is hauled on board

A human skull has been dredged up by oyster fishermen in Chichester Harbour. Fishermen Edwin Stokes and Allen Longland looked on in disbelief as the relic was pulled up from the seabed along with their usual haul.

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