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Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations (unfilter)

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House 'Older Than Stonehenge' Found in Scottish Field

"The remains of a pre-historic dwelling older than Stonehenge or the Callanish Stones have been found in a field in East Ayrshire..."
Posted: 22 September 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: scotsman.com
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Ancient Indian Text Found to Contain Earliest Known Zero Symbol

"Nowt, nada, zilch: there is nothing new about nothingness. But the moment that the absence of stuff became zero, a number in its own right, is regarded as one of the greatest breakthroughs in the history of mathematics..."
Posted: 15 September 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: theguardian.com
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Schoolgirl Discovers 'King Arthur's Legendary Excalibur'

"A schoolgirl could become the stuff of legend after pulling a 4ft sword from the same Cornish lake where King Arthur's Excalibur was famously thrown..."
Posted: 07 September 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: yorkshirepost.co.uk
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5.7 Million Year Old 'Unmistakably Human' Footprints Discovered

"In a discovery that could challenge accepted theories of human evolution, researchers found 5.7 million years old unmistakably human-like footprints laid down in what is now Crete..."
Posted: 04 September 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: dailygalaxy.com
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4,300-Year-Old Statue Head Depicts Mystery Pharaoh

"A sculpture of an unknown Egyptian pharaoh's head, found at the ancient city of Hazor in Israel, dates back around 4,300 years, to a time when Egyptians were building pyramids..."
Posted: 31 August 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: livescience.com
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Indecipherable Ancient Stone Slab Discovered in Spain

"The Stela of Montoro stone relic – believed to be from between the 200AD and 900AD – was discovered by a farmer ploughing his field in Spain. Experts examining the block have been left baffled by the object which is covered in bizarre carvings..."
Posted: 10 August 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: dailystar.co.uk
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Ancient Body Found Clutching Knife and Dagger

"A 2,900-year-old man has been found in Siberia, still clutching a dagger and a knife. The warrior, who lived in the Bronze Age, was also found with a ‘mirror’ in one of his eyes..."
Posted: 07 August 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: metro.co.uk
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Archaeologists 'on the Cusp' of Discovering Secret Pyramid Room

"An international team of archaeologists believes it is on the cusp of pinpointing the location of a secret room hidden within the Great Pyramid of Giza as it uses cutting-edge laser technology to map the 4,500-year-old ancient Egyptian wonder..."
Posted: 07 August 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: newsweek.com
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Chinese Museum Offers Cash Reward to Decode Ancient Symbols

"A picture may be worth a thousand words but one mysterious ancient Chinese character could be a 100,000 yuan (US$15,000) payday for anybody who can definitively say what it means..."
Posted: 23 July 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: scmp.com
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King Tut's Wife May Be Buried in Newly Discovered Tomb

"Famed archaeologist Zahi Hawass and his team say they've found evidence of a tomb that could belong to King Tut's wife..."
Posted: 20 July 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: livescience.com
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Ancient 'House of the Dead' Unearthed Near Stonehenge

"An ancient house of the dead has been unearthed near Stonehenge. The Neolithic burial chamber, which likely dates to approximately 5,600 to 5,700 years ago, would have been an earthen structure that housed the skeletons of some of the earliest inhabitants of Britain..."
Posted: 13 July 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: livescience.com
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New Tunnel Discovered Under Ancient Pyramid

"Archaeologists have discovered a secret tunnel under a famous and massive pyramid in the ancient city of Teotihuacán, northeast of Mexico City..."
Posted: 09 July 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: news.nationalgeographic.com
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Ancient Monuments May Have Been Used for Moonlit Ceremonies

"Ancient stone monuments may have been used for mysterious night-time ceremonies, archaeologists believe, after finding that some rock carvings only appear in moonlight..."
Posted: 09 July 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: telegraph.co.uk
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Do Underwater Scans Show Lost Architecture on the Sea Floor?

"In his poems of the Iliad, the Greek Philosopher Homer introduces us to the mythical city of Troy, which remained a curiosity to many until the late 1870’s when Heinrich Schliemann, on a hunch, began excavating the remains of an ancient city in Turkey..."
Posted: 30 June 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: ancient-origins.net
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Three Fingered Alien-like Peruvian Mummy Under Investigation

"The title begs the question, is this a primitive human with deformities or simply more evidence of extraterrestrials visiting Earth?..."
Posted: 22 June 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: collective-evolution.com
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Ancient Metal Mask Among the Oldest Finds in South America

"An ancient, rectangular copper mask recently found in the southern Andes in Argentina is about 3,000 years old — one of the oldest human-made metal object from South America..."
Posted: 08 June 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: livescience.com
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Mystery over Wooden Circles Found Near Stonehenge

"Mystery surrounds these wooden circles found near Stonehenge after it was revealed they are 800 years older than scientists had thought..."
Posted: 08 June 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: metro.co.uk
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Australia's 'Atlantis' Discovery Pushes Back Aboriginal Occupation

"A team of international archaeologists has confirmed evidence from a remote cave in Australia’s north west that pushes back human occupation of Australia to around 50,000 years ago..."
Posted: 20 May 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: katherinetimes.com.au
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Ancient Human Sacrifice Discovered in Korea

"Evidence of human sacrifice to try to ensure the success of ancient construction projects has been found for the first time at a Korean site, officials said on Tuesday (May 16)..."
Posted: 17 May 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: channelnewsasia.com
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Underwater Structure in Sea of Galilee Confounds Archaeologists

"A gigantic monument at the bottom of the Sea of Galilee, as well as several mysterious structures, including a gigantic stone wheel and a moon-shaped monument, were recently found in northern Israel..."
Posted: 14 May 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: ancient-origins.net
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More Fossils of Mystery Human Species Uncovered

"More fossils of the mysterious hominin species Homo Naledi have been identified in the Rising Star Cave system in South Africa, scientists have announced. They say that these human relatives were alive between 335,000 and 226,000 years ago, and likely lived alongside modern humans..."
Posted: 09 May 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: ibtimes.co.uk
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Ancient Tomb with 'Blue Monster' Mural Discovered in China

"A blue monster, a winged horse and a nude deity known as the master of wind are just a few examples of fantastic images that archaeologists recently discovered in a 1,400-year-old tomb in China..."
Posted: 03 May 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: livescience.com
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First Americans Claim Sparks Controversy

"A study that claims humans reached the Americas 130,000 years ago - much earlier than previously suggested - has run into controversy..."
Posted: 27 April 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Ancient Stone Carvings Confirm Comet Struck Earth in 10,950BC

"Ancient stone carvings confirm that a comet struck the Earth around 11,000BC, a devastating event which wiped out woolly mammoths and sparked the rise of civilisations..."
Posted: 22 April 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: telegraph.co.uk
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Leonardo da Vinci 'Relics' Discovered That Might Contain DNA

"The mysterious relics — an object and a piece of organic material — were traced during a decades-long genealogical study into Leonardo's family..."
Posted: 22 April 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: seeker.com
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Huge Native American City May Have Been Found in Kansas

"Make note of the name Etzanoa, a long-lost city. Donald Blakeslee says he's found it..."
Posted: 22 April 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: kansascity.com
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Settlement 'Older Than the Pyramids' Uncovered in North America

"The 14,000-year-old site was uncovered by experts and turned up a wealth of ancient artefacts from before the days of the Ancient Egyptians..."
Posted: 09 April 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: dailystar.co.uk
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Remains of Previously Undiscovered Pyramid Found in Egypt

"A top antiquities official says an Egyptian excavation team has discovered the remains of a new pyramid that dates back to the 13th Dynasty, some 3,700 years ago..."
Posted: 05 April 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: dailybulletin.com
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Does This Ancient Statue Depict the Image of a Grey Alien?

"One of most fascinating ancient civilizations can be found in the American continent and holds some of the most mysterious legends and myths..."
Posted: 30 March 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: disclose.tv
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Mysterious Pyramid-Shaped Tomb Discovered in China

"A mysterious pyramid-shaped tomb has been uncovered by archaeologists under a construction site in China. The structure was discovered in a chamber alongside a similar cylinder-shaped coffin in Zhengzhou, Henan Province..."
Posted: 17 March 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: independent.co.uk
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Did an Asteroid Wipe Out the Ancient Clovis People?

"The mysterious disappearance of the Clovis people could be explained by an asteroid impacting the earth thousands of years ago, according to a newly published study..."
Posted: 12 March 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: newhistorian.com
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Mysterious Stonehenge-like Rock Discovered in Israel

"We’re so caught up in present politics that a new and mysterious message from ancient governments of the past, might be telling us something. A new underground Stonehenge-like arrangement of rocks has been found in Israel – the first for the Middle East..."
Posted: 05 March 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: greenprophet.com
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Unexplained 'Neolithic Labyrinth' Discovered in Denmark

"A large, puzzling labyrinth from the Neolithic period was recently discovered in Denmark during a trial archaeological excavation in an area where a sports arena will be built..."
Posted: 28 February 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: seeker.com
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Ancient 'Lost Continent' Found Buried Beneath the Indian Ocean

"Scientists have named the continent 'Mauritia' and it is thought to have been swallowed into the sea during massive movements of land across the surface of the planet..."
Posted: 02 February 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: rt.com
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Does the Lost City of Atlantis Lie Beneath the Bermuda Triangle?

"The Bermuda Triangle is a large region in the north Atlantic Ocean measuring over 500,0000 square metres. It is also the source of one of the world’s greatest mysteries..."
Posted: 29 January 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: dailystar.co.uk
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James Cameron Goes in Search of Atlantis in New Documentary

"Titanic director James Cameron thinks he’s found Atlantis. His documentary team has stumbled upon a cluster of six 4000-year-old anchors just outside the entrance to the Mediterranean..."
Posted: 26 January 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: news.com.au
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Lost Dark Age Kingdom Uncovered in Scotland

"Archaeologists claim to have found the site of the lost kingdom of Rheged, the most elusive of all the sixth century kingdoms of Dark Age Britain..."
Posted: 20 January 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: seeker.com
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Ancient 80km 'Great Wall of India' Mystifies Researchers

"It’s a whodunit, a jigsaw puzzle and a history lesson all in one. In the heart of Madhya Pradesh, at the very centre of India, stands a massive stone wall that’s odd, as walls go..."
Posted: 14 January 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: hindustantimes.com
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Satellite Images Reveal 'Dome Structure' Hidden in Antarctica

"A strange 'building' has appeared on the icy continent, which is claimed to be home to a hidden ancient city..."
Posted: 06 January 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: thesun.co.uk
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Pre-Incan Pyramid Discovered in Peru

"A newly uncovered pyramid structure in central Peru could upend the way researchers have thought of the area regarding its importance in Incan hierarchy..."
Posted: 02 January 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: 9news.com.au
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Natural or Man-Made? Chinese 'UFO Rock' Confounds Experts

"A Chinese villager claimed he had discovered a boulder that shaped like a UFO. Xia Changjun reportedly found the rock as he drove in a mountain in central China's Hubei Province..."
Posted: 30 December 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Scans Unveil Secrets of World's Oldest Mummies

"The world's oldest mummies have just had an unusual check-up. More than 7,000 years after they were embalmed by the Chinchorro people, an ancient civilization in modern-day Chile and Peru, 15 mummies were taken to a Santiago clinic last week to undergo DNA analysis and computerized tomography scans..."
Posted: 27 December 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: phys.org
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Ancient Skeleton Returned to Native Americans for Reburial

"Kennewick Man will finally be laid to rest, it has been decided. One of the oldest and most complete skeletons found in North America will be given back to American Indian tribes in Washington state for reburial..."
Posted: 20 December 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Amazon 'Stonehenge' Mystifies Archaeologists

"You’re probably pretty familiar with Stonehenge in the UK, a group of several-thousand-year-old stones built and arranged for unknown reasons. But did you know there’s a similar group of stones in the Amazon?.."
Posted: 16 December 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: iflscience.com
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Ancient Lost City Discovered Buried Beneath Greece

"If you think the lost history of humanity has all been uncovered, think again. An international team of archaeologists have discovered a previously unknown ancient city on the Thessalian plains in central Greece..."
Posted: 16 December 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: now.howstuffworks.com
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DNA from Mummy May Help to Pinpoint the Origins of Smallpox

"The surprise find of smallpox DNA in a child mummy from the 17th century could help scientists start to trace the mysterious history of this notorious virus..."
Posted: 10 December 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: npr.org
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Queen Nefertari's Mummified Legs Uncovered?

"Scientists have conducted a thorough analysis of the ancient, mummified leg bones found in Queen Nefertari’s tomb, in an attempt to figure out if the bones really belong to the famous queen..."
Posted: 04 December 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: foxnews.com
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Antarctic 'Pyramid' Discovered on Google Earth

"The startling pictures show a four-side structure which bears an uncanny resemblance to the pyramids of Giza in Egypt..."
Posted: 21 November 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: dailystar.co.uk
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1,500-Year-Old Stone Monument Unearthed in Kazakhstan

"Archaeologists have uncovered a gigantic, 1,500-year-old stone monument near the Caspian Sea in Kazakhstan..."
Posted: 17 November 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: sciencealert.com
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'Original' Pyramid Found at Mayan Ruins in Mexico

"Archaeologists have discovered what may be the original structure built at the pyramid of Kukulkan at the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza, experts said Wednesday..."
Posted: 17 November 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: cbsnews.com
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