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 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…

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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…

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Read more about the article Ancient Tombs Reveal Opium Use 2,300 Years Ago
Photo shows artefacts unearthed during the excavations at the Tel Yehud site in Israel, undated photo. A new study by the Israel Antiquities Authority, Tel Aviv University and The Weizmann Institute of Science has revealed the earliest known evidence of the use of the hallucinogenic drug opium, and psychoactive drugs in general, in the world. (Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

Ancient Tombs Reveal Opium Use 2,300 Years Ago

Ceramic vessels discovered in ancient tombs in Israel have revealed the world's earliest evidence of opium use dating back more than 2,300 years. The images show the opium paraphernalia from…

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Read more about the article Half-A-Million-Year-Old Tusk From Extinct Giant Elephant Unearthed
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)

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

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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Read more about the article UNESCO World Heritage Site Revealed As One Of Oldest Neanderthal Archaeological Locations
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)

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

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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Read more about the article Balkan Cemetery Studies Reveal High Prehistoric Mortality Rate
Picture shows detail from tomb 14 with a necklace of bronze pendants (8th-7th century BC), undated. The discovery has been made at the Kopilo site in Bosnia and Herzegovina. (ÖAW- ÖAI, M. Gavranovic/Newsflash)

Balkan Cemetery Studies Reveal High Prehistoric Mortality Rate

A necropolis found in Bosnia and Herzegovina has revealed a high mortality rate in the prehistoric period after archaeologists discovered 46 graves and 53 individuals from the Bronze and Iron…

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Read more about the article Pollen Found In Fossilised Ancient Beetle In Germany
Photo shows an unusually large number of well-preserved blossoms that were recovered in the first weeks of excavations in the Messel pit in Germany, undated photo. Prof. Dr Dieter Uhl states that blossoms are generally only sporadically recorded in fossils. (Senckenberg/Newsflash)

Pollen Found In Fossilised Ancient Beetle In Germany

Scientists in Germany are optimistic about finding out more about ancient ecosystems after discovering pollen in a fossilised beetle that lived around 50 million years ago. The insect has been…

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Read more about the article How Doomed City’s Squeezed Middle Classes Struggled To Stay On Top
Pictures shows some of the items from the house that are being recovered, in undated photo. The house was found 2018, during the course of maintenance operations and are now investigated, in Pompeii, Italy. (Archaeological Park of Pompeii/Newsflash)

How Doomed City’s Squeezed Middle Classes Struggled To Stay On Top

A series of four new rooms unearthed in a family home in doomed Pompeii have revealed how the Roman city's middle class struggled to keep up their status. Expert Gabriel…

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Read more about the article Discovery Of Child Burials Reveals Poverty Of Aztec Empire Survivors
Detail of skull pathology, found at 95 Argentina Street in the Lagunilla neighbourhood in Mexico City, Mexico.. (Juan Carlos Campos Varela, INAH/Newsflash)

Discovery Of Child Burials Reveals Poverty Of Aztec Empire Survivors

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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