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 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 Police Seize Gruesome Private Museum Of Ancient Human Remains
Picture shows some of the items seized by police during Osarium operation, undated. Police seized 350 archaeological pieces and almost 200 bone remains from two men charged with misappropriation of goods of historical, cultural or scientific value in Gata de Gorgos, Spain. (Newsflash)

Police Seize Gruesome Private Museum Of Ancient Human Remains

A private collection of nearly 200 ancient human bones and more than 350 archaeological treasures have been seized by police from homes in Spain. Civil Guard officers recovered an astonishing…

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Read more about the article Ancient 150-Kilo Fertility Totem Of Large Male Member
Picture shows the front of the statue compared to the body of a man, at the Oxkintok Archaeological Zone, Mexico. The statue has two representations: that of a body of a naked man, with disproportionate anatomical features on the front side and on the back, the representation of a phallus, (Luis Pantoja, INAH-Yucatan/Newsflash)

Ancient 150-Kilo Fertility Totem Of Large Male Member

Astonished scientists have unearthed a bizarre 150-kilo Mayan penis statue carved from stone during an archaeological dig in Mexico. The statue - around the size of a small man -…

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Read more about the article Humans Have Been Using Bear Skins For At Least 300,000 Years, Says Study
Image shows a metatarsal of a cave bear with cut marks, undated photo. Humans have been using bear skins to protect themselves from cold weather for at least 300,000 years according to scientists from the University of Tuebingen, in Germany. (Volker Minkus/Newsflash)

Humans Have Been Using Bear Skins For At Least 300,000 Years, Says Study

Researchers have found out that humans have been using bear skins to protect themselves from cold weather conditions for at least 300,000 years. The archaeological team from the University of…

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Read more about the article Students Seized After Father Helped Them Raid Ancient Egyptian Museum
Photo shows the artefacts that were allegedly stolen from a museum in Sohag University, Egypt, undated photo. Four people have been arrested in the Egyptian province of Sohag over the theft of 59 artefacts from the archaeological museum at Sohag University. (Egypt's Ministry of Interior/Newsflash)

Students Seized After Father Helped Them Raid Ancient Egyptian Museum

Three students and one of their dads have been seized by Egyptian police after they carried out a bungled heist at an archaeological museum packed with ancient artefacts. The raid…

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Read more about the article Mysterious Spheres Could Be From First Ever Board Game
Image shows groups of spheres from Akrotiri, undated photo. Archaeologists from the University of Bristol In England suggested that mysterious stone spheres found at various ancient settlements across the Aegean and Mediterranean could be playing pieces from one of the earliest ever board games. (Konstantinos Trimmis/Newsflash)

Mysterious Spheres Could Be From First Ever Board Game

Scientists believe mysterious stone spheres found at ancient archaeological sites in the Mediterranean and Aegean may be playing pieces from one of the first-ever board games. The experts - from…

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Read more about the article Genetic Study Provides New Insights Into Anglo-Saxon Migrations From Continental Europe To England
Image shows grave goods from inhumation grave 3532 at Issendorf cemetery, undated photo. (Landesmuseum Hannover/Newsflash)

Genetic Study Provides New Insights Into Anglo-Saxon Migrations From Continental Europe To England

A study led by UK and German scientists has revealed that Anglo-Saxons were only 24 per cent English. Early-medieval mass migrations influenced the formation of British society by increasing its…

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Read more about the article Throne Ivory Worth More Than Gold From Time Of Solomon’s Temple Discovered In Jerusalem
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)

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

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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