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Pre-Columbian stone figures with 'mysterios markings' point to 'lost civilisation' in Puerto Rico

Pre-Columbian stone figures with 'mysterios markings' point to 'lost civilisation' in Puerto Rico

A puzzling cache of stone figures covered in mysterious symbols could be the first evidence of a "lost civilisation". The mys...
Cyprus Institute digitally documents churches in occupied north

Cyprus Institute digitally documents churches in occupied north

The Cyprus Institute (CI), in collaboration with the Byzantine Museum of Nicosia, has been tasked by the department of antiquities to digit...
Stone tool changes may show how Mesolithic hunter-gatherers responded to changing climate

Stone tool changes may show how Mesolithic hunter-gatherers responded to changing climate

The development of new hunting projectiles by European hunter-gatherers during the Mesolithic may have been linked to territoriality in a r...
Huge prehistoric settlement exposed near Jerusalem

Huge prehistoric settlement exposed near Jerusalem

A huge settlement from the Neolithic Period (New Stone Age), the largest known in Israel from that period, and one of the largest of its ki...
Community size matters when people create a new language

Community size matters when people create a new language

Why are languages so different from each other? After comparing more than two thousand languages, scientists noticed that languages with mo...
Centuries-old Nandi statues unearthed near Mysore

Centuries-old Nandi statues unearthed near Mysore

A pair of centuries-old Nandi statues, carved out of monolithic soapstone, have been unearthed from a dried lake bed in Arasinakere, about ...
Six medieval ships unearthed in Norwegian capital

Six medieval ships unearthed in Norwegian capital

Six ships from the Middle Ages have been uncovered in a series of excavations in central Oslo, providing researchers with new knowledge on ...
Slender-billed albatross skull from Pliocene discovered in New Zealand

Slender-billed albatross skull from Pliocene discovered in New Zealand

Senckenberg ornithologist Gerald Mayr, in conjunction with his colleague Alan Tennyson of the Te Papa Museum in New Zealand, describe a pre...
Fabled Crusader moat outside Jerusalem’s Old City walls

Fabled Crusader moat outside Jerusalem’s Old City walls

Archaeologists have discovered an 11th-century moat just outside Jerusalem’s Old City walls—the first hard evidence of a fabled Crusader si...
A new look at the Gibraltar Neanderthals

A new look at the Gibraltar Neanderthals

Modern DNA sequencing techniques are allowing us to discover more about some iconic Neanderthal skulls than ever before. The adult fema...
Roman coin stash 'may have been linked to Boudiccan revolt'

Roman coin stash 'may have been linked to Boudiccan revolt'

A hoard of Roman coins found in a field may have been hidden there during the Boudiccan revolt, an expert has said. The trove of 60 denarii...
Grave of second king of Hungary found

Grave of second king of Hungary found

Scientists believe they have found the grave of Peter I Orseolo, second king of Hungary, in the crypt of the Cathedral. Peter and Paul in p...

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