Read more about the article US Returns 60 Stolen Artefacts To Italy With Estimated Value Of GBP 18 Million
Picture shows some of the artefacts that were returned, undated. The artefacts with an estimated value of over 20 million dollars, were repatriated to Rome, Italy from the United States, where they had been marketed by traffickers. (Emanuele Antonio Minerva/Newsflash)

US Returns 60 Stolen Artefacts To Italy With Estimated Value Of GBP 18 Million

A total of 60 stolen archaeological artefacts valued at nearly GBP 18 million were returned from the United States to Italy following a criminal investigation spanning years. Some of the…

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Read more about the article 152-Million-Year-Old Flying Dino With Deadly Hooked Teeth Unearthed
Image shows an illustrative image of the new species of pterosaur, undated photo. Scientists from the UK and Germany discovered that the prehistoric animal had more than 400 teeth. (Megan Jacobs/Newsflash)

152-Million-Year-Old Flying Dino With Deadly Hooked Teeth Unearthed

A new species of flying dinosaur with 400 tiny hooked teeth has been unearthed by British scientists. The bizarre-looking pterosaur - which dates back 152 million years to T-Rex's Jurassic…

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Read more about the article Mummified Fertility Crocs Found In Ancient Egyptian Tomb
Photo shows ten crocodile mummies in an undisturbed tomb in Qubbat al-Hawa, Aswan, Egypt. They were discovered in 2019, undated photo. (Patricia Mora Riudavets/Newsflash)

Mummified Fertility Crocs Found In Ancient Egyptian Tomb

A 2,500-year-old tomb with ten mummified crocodiles unearthed near the Nile was probably a tribute to an ancient Egyptian fertility god, experts have revealed. Experts say the mummified reptiles were…

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Read more about the article Priceless Hoard Of Ancient Gold And Silver Treasure Unearthed
Image shows the late Celtic jewellery and coins, undated photo. They were discovered in the town of Neumarkt am Wallersee, in Salzburg, Austria. (Salzburg Museum/Newsflash)

Priceless Hoard Of Ancient Gold And Silver Treasure Unearthed

A priceless hoard of ancient Celtic gold, silver jewellery and coins has gone on show in Austria. The sensational find could have been buried by its high-status owner either because…

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Read more about the article Ancient Greeks Married First Cousins To Protect Their Estates
Image shows Bronze Age family harvesting grain, undated photo. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, got new insights into Bronze Age marriage rules and family structures in Greece. (Nikola Nevenov/Newsflash)

Ancient Greeks Married First Cousins To Protect Their Estates

Ancient Greeks kept their estates and farmlands together by arranging for first cousins to marry each other, a new study has revealed. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary…

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Read more about the article Archaeologists Find Ancient Temple Of Poseidon Lost After Tsunamis Hit Greece
Image shows the excavations undertaken in the autumn of 2022, undated photo. They revealed parts of the foundations of a structure that was 9.4 metres (30.8 feet) wide and had carefully positioned walls with a thickness of 0.8 metres (2.6 metres). (Dr Birgitta Eder, Athens Branch of the Austrian Archaeological Institute/Newsflash)

Archaeologists Find Ancient Temple Of Poseidon Lost After Tsunamis Hit Greece

An ancient temple dedicated to Poseidon which was thought to be long lost after a series of tsunamis hit Greece has been discovered by archaeologists. The remains of what researchers…

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Read more about the article Mass Grave With 38 Headless Skeletons Found At 7,000-Year-Old Site
Image shows two of the 38 decapitated skeletons, undated photo. The scientists still do not know why their heads were removed in the town of Vrable, in the Nitra Region, Slovakia. (Dr Till Kuehl, Institute for Pre- and Protohistoric Archaeology, Kiel University/Newsflash )

Mass Grave With 38 Headless Skeletons Found At 7,000-Year-Old Site

A 7,000-year-old prehistoric grave with 38 decapitated skeletons could contain the remains of victims of Stone Age headhunters, it has emerged. Astonished archaeologists unearthed the mass grave in Slovakia where…

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Read more about the article Archaeologists Discover 3,000-Year-Old Ritual Wishing Well Filled With Over 100 Well-Preserved Artefacts
Image shows the wishing well that was discovered in Bavaria, Germany, undated photo. More than 100 preserved artifacts were found inside on Friday, Dec. 12, 2022. (Marcus Guckenbiehl/Newsflash)

Archaeologists Discover 3,000-Year-Old Ritual Wishing Well Filled With Over 100 Well-Preserved Artefacts

Archaeologists have discovered a Bronze Age ritual wishing well filled with over 100 well-preserved artefacts in Bavaria. The Bavarian State Office for Monument Protection in Germany, in a statement obtained…

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Read more about the article Ancient Ostrich Eggs Found At Prehistoric BBQ
Photo shows the flint finds uncovered during the excavation in the right tray and the Ostrich eggshell fragments in the left tray, undated. Ostrich eggs believed to be 4000-year-old were uncovered in the Negev in Israel. (Emil Aladjem, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

Ancient Ostrich Eggs Found At Prehistoric BBQ

Ostrich eggs dating back up to 7,500 years have been found beside a prehistoric barbecue pit where a tribe of hunter-gatherers cooked giant omelettes. The astonishing desert discovery was made…

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Read more about the article 35 Million-Year-Old Flower Gives Up Its Secrets
Image shows the world's largest flower fossil dating back to 35 million years ago, undated photo. Based on its characteristics and pollen the scientists from the University of Vienna, in Austria, assigned it to the Symplocos genus, in the Symplocaceae family. (Carola Radke/Newsflash)

35 Million-Year-Old Flower Gives Up Its Secrets

The world's largest amber-preserved flower bud fossil has been identified by scientists. The plant has been preserved with its pollen for 35 million years from the Eocene era. Experts from…

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