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Stone Ships Give Clues To Bronze Age At Baltic Sea
2013-03-21 19:23:23

A new study suggests Bronze Age stone monuments in the form of ships were built by maritime groups as a symbol of their practices at sea.

2011-10-19 08:23:16

An archaeological excavation at Poggio Colla, the site of a 2,700-year-old Etruscan settlement in Italy's Mugello Valley, has turned up a surprising and unique find: two images of a woman giving birth to a child.

2011-05-21 00:01:23

The National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C.

2006-06-16 13:50:22

By Robin Pomeroy FORMELLO, Italy (Reuters) - Italy unveiled on Friday a new archaeological site that some experts say houses the oldest paintings in the history of Western civilization.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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