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3,200-year-old ivory plaque linked to Assyria found in eastern Turkey

3,200-year-old ivory plaque linked to Assyria found in eastern Turkey

An ivory plaque dating back 3,200 years was found in eastern Turkey's Malatya province, giving clues on a potential link between Assyri...
'Zeus Enthroned' statue returned to Italy

'Zeus Enthroned' statue returned to Italy

The statue of 'Zeus Enthroned' will return on October 27 to Baia, near Naples, after being exhibited at the Getty Museum in Los Ang...
Buried in salt for centuries

Buried in salt for centuries

Several salt mummies have been unearthed in an old mine in Iran. Some of them originated before the birth of Christ. Who were they? And how...
Climate change the likely killer of Australian marsupial lion

Climate change the likely killer of Australian marsupial lion

Scientists believe Thylacoleo carnifex was probably a victim of the drying out of Australia, which began about 350,000 years ago, rather th...
'Very rare' runestone found in Sweden

'Very rare' runestone found in Sweden

A 1000-year-old runestone which could be the missing piece of an archaeological puzzle has been found in Sweden. The runestone found at...
2018 excavations at Tel Gomel, Kurdistan completed

2018 excavations at Tel Gomel, Kurdistan completed

A team of Kurdish and Italian archaeologists believe they are on track to proving the site of Nurrugum in southeastern Duhok province is wh...
Roman Castrum in SE Romania town to be 'rebuilt' with EU money

Roman Castrum in SE Romania town to be 'rebuilt' with EU money

The local authorities of Ovidiu, a town in Constanta county, in South-Eastern Romania, have obtained EU funding worth some EUR 3 million to...
Byzantine tower in Istanbul collapses

Byzantine tower in Istanbul collapses

A Byzantine tower in the centre of modern Istanbul [Constantinople] has collapsed while deep cracks have also appeared in the adjacent sect...
Petra Papyri brought back to full glory after quarter a century

Petra Papyri brought back to full glory after quarter a century

In February 1994 a Finnish scholar came to Jordan to see the carbonised Papyri of Petra and was utterly disappointed by “a mess of black ch...

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