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2011-08-25 14:08:58

Saudi Arabian officials said archaeologists have begun excavating the site of a 9,000-year-old civilization, including horse fossils, suggesting people in the Arabian Peninsula domesticated horses in the ancient culture.

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2010-01-05 08:10:00

Sandra Olsen of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History describes how she and her colleagues, with support from NSF, discovered evidence of the early beginnings of horse domestication in Kazakhstan.

2009-03-06 11:47:13

An international team of researchers has traced the lineage of the earliest known domestic horses to Kazakhstan. The findings, published in the journal Science, suggest horses were ridden by humans as early as 5,500 years ago, the National Science Foundation said Friday.

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2009-03-06 07:10:00

Humans domesticated horses as early as 5,500 years ago, according to new findings from a team of archaeologists on Friday.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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