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Cosmic rays to shed light on tomb guarded by the Terracotta Army

Cosmic rays to shed light on tomb guarded by the Terracotta Army

For more than 2,000 years, the secret of the mausoleum of the first Chinese emperor Qin Shihuang was guarded by his terracotta army. Thanks ...
Before horses, ass hybrids were bred for warfare

Before horses, ass hybrids were bred for warfare

The 4,500-year-old iconography and texts from Mesopotamia show that the elite used equids for travel and warfare; however, the nature of the...
Archaeologists discover ancient highways in Arabia

Archaeologists discover ancient highways in Arabia

Archaeologists from The University of Western Australia have discovered people who lived in north-west Arabia in the Early to Middle Bronze ...
Recovering mantle memories from river profiles

Recovering mantle memories from river profiles

The continent of Africa has a distinctive physical geography—an "egg carton" pattern of basins and swells—that researchers attribu...
Earth’s interior is cooling faster than expected

Earth’s interior is cooling faster than expected

The evolution of our Earth is the story of its cooling: 4.5 billion years ago, extreme temperatures prevailed on the surface of the young Ea...
New study sheds light on origins of life on Earth

New study sheds light on origins of life on Earth

Addressing one of the most profoundly unanswered questions in biology, a Rutgers-led team has discovered the structures of proteins that may...
Huge blocks for Sphinx-shaped Amenhotep III colossi uncovered in Luxor

Huge blocks for Sphinx-shaped Amenhotep III colossi uncovered in Luxor

A German-Egyptian mission directed by Hourig Sourouzian uncovered a collection of huge limestone pieces belonging to a pair of royal sphinxe...
Rare Roman wooden figurine unearthed at railway dig in Buckinghamshire

Rare Roman wooden figurine unearthed at railway dig in Buckinghamshire

An early Roman rare wooden carved figure has been discovered during work on the HS2 project. In July 2021, archaeologists from Infra Archaeo...
Archaeologists find 4,000-year-old board game in Oman

Archaeologists find 4,000-year-old board game in Oman

A rare 4,000-year-old board game made of stone has been uncovered by archaeologists in Oman. Marked with ‘playing fields and cup holes’ the ...
Ancient golden neck ring 'of almost divine quality' found in Denmark

Ancient golden neck ring 'of almost divine quality' found in Denmark

An ancient golden neck ring has been discovered in a field not far from Esbjerg on the Jutland Peninsula in mainland Denmark. Credit: Sydves...

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