Medieval Boat Used To Ferry Pilgrims Discovered

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Divers explore a part of a medieval passenger boat found in the port of Ribadeo, Spain, undated. The findings represent the first material evidence of the transport used in the pilgrimage to Compostela. (Xunta de Galicia/Newsflash)

Diver explores the remains of an ancient boat used to ferry medieval pilgrims on their way to one of the world's holiest shrines. The boat is said to have been…

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Throne Ivory Worth More Than Gold From Time Of Solomon’s Temple Discovered In Jerusalem

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Photo shows some of the ivories discovered in the assemblage, which contains no fewer than 1,500 fragments, undated photo. The ivories, conside. (Eliyahu Yanai, City of David/Newsflash)

This footage shows rare ivory plaques dating back thousands of years to Solomon's Temple that are believed to have been part of a throne and that have been unearthed in…

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Half-A-Million-Year-Old Tusk From Extinct Giant Elephant Unearthed

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Photo shows a half-a-million-year-old elephant tusk, undated photo. It was unearthed in the southern coastal plain of Israel. (Yoli Schwartz, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

This footage shows a tusk from an extinct, half-a-million-year-old giant elephant at an archaeological dig site in southern Israel after a visitor stumbled across it by accident. Experts have said…

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UNESCO World Heritage Site Revealed As One Of Oldest Neanderthal Archaeological Locations

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Picture shows Equus molar teeth found at the Galeria de las Estatuas site, in Atapuerca, Spain, undated. The the dating of fossil teeth shows it could be one of the oldest Neanderthal sites in Spain. (CENIEH/Newsflash)

An archaeological site listed as a UNESCO World Heritage could be one of the oldest Neanderthal excavation sites in Spain with a new study saying it could date back 115,000…

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Palaeontologists Discover New Crocodile Species With Thickest Eggs Ever That Lived With Last Dinosaurs

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Picture shows Pachykrokolithus excavatum shell fragments, undated. They were found in found in La Ribagorza, Spain, dated within the 250,000 years of the Cretaceous period, close to the extinction of the dinosaurs. (Manuel Perez Pueyo/Newsflash)

Palaeontologists have discovered a new species of crocodile that lived with the last dinosaurs and that laid the thickest eggs on record. The group of palaeontologists from the University of…

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Boffins Amazed To Find 1,400-Year-Old Folding Chair In Woman’s Grave

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Photo shows the approximately 1400-year-old iron folding chair found by archaeologists laying in a woman's grave in Middle Franconia, Germany, undated photo. The iron folding chair has been underground at a depth of around two meters ever since. (BLfD/Newsflash)

Archaeologists in Germany have unearthed a 1,400-year-old folding chair from an early medieval woman's grave. The surprise find was made in Endsee, Bavaria state, south-eastern Germany, earlier this month. The…

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Neanderthal Skull Reveals Secrets Of Ancient Community

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The partial remains of a Neanderthal skull, undated. They were discovered at the Abric Romani site in Capellades, Spain. (IPHES-CERCA/Newsflash)

A newly unearthed Neanderthal skull has revealed how our ancient cousins could have been around for thousands of years longer than we think, say experts. The skull fragments were discovered…

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All Teeth Come From Single Ancient Sea Predator, According To New Study

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Teeth originated in an armored ray that swam the oceans 100 million years ago, according to new research, carried out by a scientific team at Penn State University in the U.S. Undated photo. (SWNS/Newsflash)

Teeth originated in an armoured ray that swam the oceans 100 million years ago, according to new research. They evolved from jagged spikes along the snout of the primitive sea…

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People Produced Beer In German Stonehenge Over 4,000 Years Ago

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Photo shows aerial photo of the current excavation area east of the ring sanctuary of Pommelte, Germany, undated. Evidence of Germany's first brewery have been excavated at the site. (Landesamt fur Denkmalpflege und Archaologie Sachsen-Anhalt, Matthias Zirm/Newsflash)

Archaeologists have discovered an ancient brewery dating back to over 4,000 years ago in the so-called German Stonehenge. The find, believed to be central Germany's first brewery, was excavated at…

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Mayan Ruler Reincarnated As The God Of Corn In New Discovery

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The stone disc with the iconographic representation of the young maize god, undated. It was recovered in 2021, in the Temple of the Sun of the Archaeological Zone of Tonina, Mexico. (INAH/Newsflash)

An ancient ruler embodied by the Mayan god of corn in the underworld can be seen on an astonishingly well-preserved stone disk recently extracted from the Temple of the Sun…

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