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'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...
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...
How huge floods and complex infrastructure could have triggered ancient Angkor's demise

How huge floods and complex infrastructure could have triggered ancient Angkor's demise

A series of floods that hit the ancient city of Angkor would have overwhelmed and destroyed its vast water network, according to a new stud...
Bronze Age bookkeeping tablets reveal complex society

Bronze Age bookkeeping tablets reveal complex society

Using advanced digital imaging technologies, classics professor and archaeologist Dimitri Nakassis is changing long-held perceptions of how...
Oceanic dead zones thrived during last Ice Age, new evidence shows

Oceanic dead zones thrived during last Ice Age, new evidence shows

Scientists recreated deep sea conditions from the last ice age and found that the tropical Pacific contained more carbon and less oxygen du...
150-million-year old, piranha-like specimen is earliest known flesh-eating fish

150-million-year old, piranha-like specimen is earliest known flesh-eating fish

Researchers reporting in Current Biology have described a remarkable new species of fish that lived in the sea about 150 million years ago...

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