Ancient Hebrew Fragment Dating Back To Solomon’s Temple Returned To Israel

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Photo shows the conservation of the papyrus in the Israel Antiquities Authority Scrolls Conservation Laboratory, undated photo. (Shai Halevi, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

This rare and previously unknown papyrus dating back thousands of years to Solomon's Temple has been repatriated to Israel where it is joining the country's collection of Dead Sea Scrolls…

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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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Austrians To Build World’s Longest Cable Car Lift In Caribbean Island Of Dominica

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Photo shows the model of Boiling Lake bottom station in Dominica, undated photo. The ropeway engineers at Doppelmayr in Wolfurt are currently working on the technology for this world-record installation, whose opening is planned for early 2024. (@Doppelmayr/Newsflash)

An Austrian company is aiming to build the world's longest gondola in a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Caribbean island of Dominica. Austrian ropeways and people mover manufacturer Doppelmayr…

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World’s Oldest Paternoster Elevator Back In Service

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The oldest surviving paternoster in the world can be found in Hamburg, German. (Newsflash)

A curious student researching historic buildings has discovered the world’s oldest functioning paternoster lift. Art history student Robin Augenstein, 32, studied construction plans of houses built in the port area…

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Miraculous Return Of Churchs Stolen Saints

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Two Renaissance panels stolen in 1979 in the church of Barcial del Barco in Zamora recovered by the Civil Guard in April 2022. (Newsflash)

Astonished church leaders are celebrating the miraculous return of 16th-century panels of saints stolen from an altar more than 40 years ago. The Renaissance artworks disappeared from the Church of…

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People In Worlds Oldest City Walled Up The Painted Skeletons Of Their Dead Before Digging Them Up And Passing Them Around

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Skeleton of a male individual aged between 35 and 50 years old with cinnabar painting on the cranium at the Catalhoyuk Neolithic settlement in Turkey. (Marco Milella/Newsflash)

The inhabitants of the "world's oldest city" - now a UNESCO World Heritage Site - painted the skeletal remains of their dead and buried them in the walls of people's…

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Double Headed Conjoined Twin Turtles Die Of Multiple Organ Failure

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Siamese twin turtles found by tourists in Pamukkale travertines region, Turkey. (Dr. Eyup Baskale/Newsflash)

These rare conjoined twin turtles that made international headlines after they were found on a beach by a tourist have died of multiple organ failure. The conjoined turtles were found…

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Once-In-Lifetime Find As 2,000-Year-Old Celtic Gold Coins Dubbed Pot Of Gold At End Of Rainbow Unearthed In Germany

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The first eleven coins found in the state of Brandenburg. (W. Herkt/Newsflash)

This 2,000-year-old hoard of Celtic gold coins called "rainbow cups" in reference to the legendary pot of gold at the end of the rainbow has been unearthed in Germany. The…

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Turk Food Firm Renames Negro Biscuit To Avoid Causing Offence

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Turkish food company Eti has changed the name of one of their most consumed biscuits, 'Negro', over racism concerns and named it 'Nero' on 1st December 2021. (Eti/Newsflash)

A Turkish food company has changed the name of their 30-year-old chocolate ‘Negro’ biscuit brand to ‘Nero’ to avoid being criticised as racist. The food firm Eti made the announcement…

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Tourist Shocked After Finding Two-Headed Tortoise Stumbling Around By A Famous Turkish Hot Spring

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Siamese twin turtles found by tourists in Pamukkale travertines region, Turkey. (Dr. Eyup Baskale/Newsflash)

This is the moment two bizarre-looking conjoined tortoises very slowly crawl across a table whilst being observed by curious scientists. The two-headed tortoise was found by a tourist at the…

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