Rain Shrine In Honour Of Water Goddess Found In Lost City

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Excavation of the perimeter wall at the entrance to Rabana valley in Iraqi Kurdistan in undated photo. Archaeological investigations offer up new findings on the history of Parthian settlements in Iraqi Kurdistan. (Rabana-Merquly Archaeological Project/Newsflash)

A rain shrine linked to a water goddess has been found in an ancient mountain fortress that archaeologists believe could be the long-lost city of Natuonia. Little is known of…

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Discovery Of Child Burials Reveals Poverty Of Aztec Empire Survivors

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Detail of skull pathology, found at 95 Argentina Street in the Lagunilla neighbourhood in Mexico City, Mexico.. (Juan Carlos Campos Varela, INAH/Newsflash)

The discovery of the graves of four pre-Hispanic children has given an insight into the difficult living conditions that followed the fall of the Aztec Empire. Named after the property…

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Archaeologists Scramble To Investigate 3,400-Year-Old City Emerging From Tigris River In Iraq Before It Is Submerged Again

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The archaeological site of Kemune in the dried-up area of the Mosul reservoir. (Universities of Freiburg and Tubingen, KAO/Newsflash)

A team of archaeologists had to scramble to investigate a 3400-year-old city before it was submerged again after it emerged from the Tigris River in Iraq due to drought. Their…

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Vials With Mysterious Serum Found At Gallipoli Battle Site

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One of the serum bottles which are considered to be 112 years old, found in the walls of the Namazgah Bastion in Canakkale, Turkey where Gallipoli campaign took place. (Newsflash)

Two mysterious 112-year-old glass vials have been found during restoration work in the area where the Gallipoli campaign took place. The military campaign took place during World War I on…

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Archaeologists Discover Decapitated Horse Next To Its Rider In Elite Merovingian Warrior Cemetery

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Knittlingen, 'Im Bergfeld', burial of a decapitated horse. (State Office for the Preservation of Monuments in the Stuttgart Regional Council, F. Damminger/Newsflash)

A team of archaeologists has discovered a decapitated horse next to its rider, as well as a trove of jewellery and weapons, in a cemetery where elite Merovingian nobles and…

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Hoard Of 5,600 Silver Coins From Roman Empire 2000 Years Ago Discovered In Germany

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The silver treasure found by urban archeology. (Andreas Brucklmair, KMA/Newsflash)

A hoard of 5,600 silver coins from the Roman Empire dating back nearly 2,000 years have been unearthed in Germany. The Augsburg Art Collections and Museum said in a statement…

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Easternmost Roman Aqueduct Unearthed By Experts In Armenia

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The excavation trench shows a pillar of the unfinished aqueduct. (Artaxata project/Newsflash)

Archaeologists have unearthed what they claim to be the easternmost aqueduct ever built by the Roman Empire. Researchers from the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia and…

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