4,500-Year-Old Stone Age Man Found Buried Under School

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Image shows an adult male skeleton in undated photo. (Jochen Reinhard (ADA)/Newsflash)

Astonished archaeologists have unearthed a Stone Age tomb under a school with the perfectly preserved skeleton of a middle-aged man. The ancient grave was first found by a mechanical digger…

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Ancient Tombs Reveal Opium Use 2,300 Years Ago

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Photo shows artefacts unearthed during the excavations at the Tel Yehud site in Israel, undated photo. A new study by the Israel Antiquities Authority, Tel Aviv University and The Weizmann Institute of Science has revealed the earliest known evidence of the use of the hallucinogenic drug opium, and psychoactive drugs in general, in the world. (Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

Ceramic vessels discovered in ancient tombs in Israel have revealed the world's earliest evidence of opium use dating back more than 2,300 years. The images show the opium paraphernalia from…

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Stunning Ancient Tomb Unearthed By Digger

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Photo shows the pottery and bronze artefacts inside of a cave in Palmahim National Park, Israel, undated photo. (Emil Aladjem, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

An ancient burial tomb dating back to the era of Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II has been unearthed by a digger at a building site. The cave was unsealed for the…

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Artefact Dating Back Over 1,000 Years Among 50 Handed In To Embassies

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Photo shows one of the artefacts that were recovered by Mexico's embassies and consulates abroad, undated photo. (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico/Newsflash)

These are some of the 50 pre-Hispanic artefacts that have been returned to Mexico after being handed over to the country's embassies around the world – including one piece that…

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Looted 2,000-Year-Old Coin Worth USD 1 Million Handed Back To Israel

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Photo shows a coin that has a floral wreath with the letter D in the centre, undated photo. (Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

The United States has returned a rare silver quarter shekel coin was minted by Jewish rebels 2,000 years ago on Temple Mount – and that could be worth as much…

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GBP 3.5 Million Looted Ancient Egyptian Artefacts Seized From Dealers

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Photo shows one of the 16 Egyptian artifacts recovered from the United States of America, undated photo. (@tourismandantiq/Newsflash)

Looted Egyptian artefacts worth GBP 3.5 million have been returned after an international police probe into stolen treasures. Officials say 16 rare artefacts have been returned to their homeland after…

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Incredible Snaps Show Ancient Roman-Era Remains On Seabed

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Image shows the shipwreck on the bottom of the Skerki Bank. (Vincent Creuze ROV Drassm/Newsflash)

These remarkable underwater snaps show a treasure trove of shipwrecked Roman-era remains that ended up at the bottom of the Mediterranean. The astonishingly well-preserved finds are understood to come from…

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Boffins Discover New Dino On University Shelf

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Image shows remains of the newly discovered Tuebingosaurus maierfritzorum, undated. (University of Tubingen/Newsflash)

Boffins in Germany have discovered a previously unknown genus of dinosaur that roamed Europe 200 million years ago. Researchers from the University of Tuebingen reanalysed a dinosaur skeleton found in…

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Ancient Hebrew Fragment Dating Back To Solomon’s Temple Returned To Israel

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Photo shows the conservation of the papyrus in the Israel Antiquities Authority Scrolls Conservation Laboratory, undated photo. (Shai Halevi, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

This rare and previously unknown papyrus dating back thousands of years to Solomon's Temple has been repatriated to Israel where it is joining the country's collection of Dead Sea Scrolls…

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New Species Of Predator Dinosaur Dating Back 90 Million Years Discovered

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An artistic representation of the Elemgasem nubilus, undated. Scientists found the fossil remains of a new species of dinosaurs in the province of Neuquen, Argentina. ( Abel German Montes/Newsflash)

A new species of dinosaur dating back 90 million years has been discovered in Argentina. The discovery was unearthed near the city of Plaza Huincul, in the province of Neuquen,…

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