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Climate Change Responsible For Indus Decline
2012-05-29 13:01:31

New research has shed a light on an ancient Asian civilization and given a glimpse into what the future might hold for the region.

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2011-12-05 06:56:08

Hundreds of artifacts have provided scientists with new insight as to how Bronze Age men and women lived their lives on a day-to-day basis.

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2011-06-21 09:58:27

A recent find by a University of Cincinnati archeologist suggests an ancient Cypriot city was well protected from outside threats.

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2011-02-07 14:41:26

Play was a central element of people's lives as far back as 4,000 years ago.

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2010-10-12 06:10:00

Researchers said Monday that traces of a previously unknown Bronze Age civilization have been discovered in the peaks of Russia's Caucasus Mountains because of aerial photographs taken 40 years ago.

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2010-09-29 06:10:00

Chemical tests on teeth from an ancient burial site containing the 3,550-year-old remains of a teenage boy wearing a unique necklace unearthed near Stonehenge indicate that the person buried there grew up around the Mediterranean Sea.

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2010-07-01 09:28:45

A 3,200-year-old round bronze tablet with a carved face of a woman, found at the El-ahwat excavation site near Katzir in central Israel, is part of a linchpin that held the wheel of a battle chariot in place.

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2009-10-17 08:53:48

Archaeologists surveying the world’s oldest submerged town have found ceramics dating back to the Final Neolithic.

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2009-09-22 12:36:04

A leading German professor said on Tuesday that archaeologists in the ancient city of Troy in Turkey found the remains of a man and a woman believed to have died in 1,200 BC, the time of the legendary war chronicled by Homer.

2009-08-11 20:28:53

A gold-banded dagger still wrapped in an animal-skin sheath was found in a grave dating from the early Bronze Age, Scottish archaeologists said Tuesday. Kenneth Brophy of the University of Glasgow said archaeologists were even more amazed by other objects in the grave, The Scotsman reported.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.