Read more about the article Archaeologists Discover Bronze Hand Dating Back 2,100 Years With Oldest Basque Inscription Ever
Image shows the bronze hand, undated photo. The discovery was made in Navarre, northern Spain. (Government of Navarre/Newsflash)

Archaeologists Discover Bronze Hand Dating Back 2,100 Years With Oldest Basque Inscription Ever

Archaeologists have discovered a bronze hand dating back 2,100 years and sporting the oldest known inscription in the Basque language that could shed light on its history. The discovery was made in Irulegi, a village near the Castle of Irulegi, which is located to the south of the city of…

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Read more about the article Two Dozen Bronze Statues Of Gods Dating Back 2,000 Years Found In Italian Thermal Spring
The photo shows one of the bronze statues, dating back to ancient Roman times, which archaeologists in Italy have found in thermal baths in Tuscany, undated photo. The statues were found over the last two weeks in San Casciano dei Bagni, a hilltop town about 160 kilometres (100 miles) north of Rome, Italy. (Ministero della Cultura/Newsflash)

Two Dozen Bronze Statues Of Gods Dating Back 2,000 Years Found In Italian Thermal Spring

These 24 intact bronze statues of ancient gods dating back 2,000 years have been retrieved from an Italian thermal spring, with experts saying that the discovery will "rewrite history". Archaeologists working the dig site also found 5,000 gold, silver and bronze coins, according to the Italian Ministry of Culture. The…

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Read more about the article Ancient Rock-Cut Tunnel Dating Back Over 2,000 Years Unearthed Beneath Ancient Egyptian City
Photo shows a tunnel uncovered at a depth of about 13 metres below the ground during archaeological excavations in the area of the Temple of Tapozeris Magna, west of Alexandria, Egypt, undated photo. The tunnel is about 1,305 metres long and about two metres high. (@tourismandantiq/Newsflash)

Ancient Rock-Cut Tunnel Dating Back Over 2,000 Years Unearthed Beneath Ancient Egyptian City

Archaeologists from the Egyptian Dominican Archaeological Mission have discovered an ancient rock-cut tunnel on the northern coast of Egypt. The Greco-Roman tunnel dating back over 2,000 years measures 1,305 metres (4,281 feet) in length and was discovered beneath the Ancient Egyptian city of Taposiris Magna. Photo shows a tunnel uncovered…

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Read more about the article Archaeologists Find Ancient Roman Fridge With Food Leftovers In Bulgaria
Image shows an ancient fridge, undated photo. It was found in the post-ancient city of Novae, Bulgaria. (P. Dyczek/Newsflash)

Archaeologists Find Ancient Roman Fridge With Food Leftovers In Bulgaria

Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient 'fridge' that still contained food leftovers in a former Roman military camp in Bulgaria. The object, built from ceramic plates, was found in the Novae archaeological site located about four kilometres (2.5 miles) east of the town of Svishtov, Bulgaria. Image shows an altar with…

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Read more about the article Ancient Armadillo Weighed A Tonne, Say Experts Who Unearthed Its Arm
Picture shows the fossilized arm of an animal that lived during the Ensenadense Age, more than 700,000 years ago, undated. (Museo Paleontologico de San Pedro/Newsflash)

Ancient Armadillo Weighed A Tonne, Say Experts Who Unearthed Its Arm

Astonished archaeologists have unearthed a 700,000-year-old fossilised armadillo arm during an excavation at a concrete manufacturer's mine. The arm - found in Argentina - is almost three feet long by itself. Previous studies say the ancient giant armadillo species was the size of a Volkswagen Beetle and weighed around a…

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Read more about the article Incredible Discovery Of 44 Solid Gold Coins Dating Back 1,400 Years
Picture shows the 44 pure gold coins, undated. The coins minted between 602 and 641 AD was discovered during an archaeological excavation by the Antiquities Authority at the Banius site within the Hermon River Nature Reserve, Israel. (Dafna Gazit, Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

Incredible Discovery Of 44 Solid Gold Coins Dating Back 1,400 Years

A team of archaeologists in Israel has unearthed 44 Byzantine solid gold coins hidden under a wall 1,400 years ago. Experts believe the coins were stashed around the time of the Muslim overthrow of the region before their owner fled. https://youtu.be/p75VYLGy3dY Yaniv Berman, Antiquities Authority/Newsflash Images show the team working…

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Read more about the article Greek Archaeologists Unearth Stunning Roman-Era Statue Of Hercules
Photo shows an impressive statue of Hercules, unearthed in Philippi, Greece, undated photo. The statue, which is from the Roman era, 2nd century AD, depicts Hercules with a youthful body. (Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports/Newsflash)

Greek Archaeologists Unearth Stunning Roman-Era Statue Of Hercules

Greek archaeologists have unearthed a stunning Roman-era statue of Hercules dating back nearly 2,000 years. The statue of Hercules – or Heracles, as he is known in Greece, dating back to the 2nd century AD was unearthed during an archaeological dig at a site that was once the ancient city…

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Read more about the article 4,500-Year-Old Stone Age Man Found Buried Under School
Image shows an adult male skeleton in undated photo. (Jochen Reinhard (ADA)/Newsflash)

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

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 operator helping to excavate land for an extension to the school. Image shows an overview of the construction perimeter for…

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Read more about the article Study Shows Chimpanzees Have Different Stone Tools Depending On What Nut They Want To Crack
Image shows a female chimpanzee cracking Panda oleosa nuts using a granodiorite hammerstone on a wooden (panda tree root) anvil, undated photo. (Liran Samuni, Tai Chimpanzee Project/Newsflash)

Study Shows Chimpanzees Have Different Stone Tools Depending On What Nut They Want To Crack

A new study has revealed that chimpanzees use a variety of different stone tools depending on what kind of nut they want to crack. The research was led by archaeologists and primatologists from the Technological Primates Research Group at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, in Leipzig, in Germany.…

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Read more about the article Boffins Amazed To Find 1,400-Year-Old Folding Chair In Woman’s Grave
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)

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

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 folding chair was made from iron and is extremely rare, being only the second such piece dating from the early…

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