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Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations (unfilter)

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Ancient Chinese Swan Pot Discovered with Mystery Liquid Inside

"Archaeologists in Henan province have unearthed a 2,000-year-old bronze pot with a mystery liquid inside. Apparently, none of them were brave enough to drink it..."
Posted: 25 May 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: shanghaiist.com
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Mysterious Blocks with Inscriptions Found at the Bottom of River

"The magnetic fishing or fishing with magnets It is very popular in countries like France or the United Kingdom..."
Posted: 19 May 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: checkersaga.com
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Five-thousand-year-old Egyptian Tomb Opens for Virtual Tour

"Egypt's classical wonders are off limits but a royal tomb is one of four sites where 3D modelling gives us a fascinating glimpse of antiquity..."
Posted: 23 April 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: theguardian.com
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50,000-year-old String Found at French Neanderthal Site

"A piece of 50,000-year-old string - the oldest yet discovered - found in a cave in France has cast further doubt on the idea that Neanderthals were cognitively inferior to modern humans..."
Posted: 13 April 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Cryptic Snake-like Structure in Peru Spotted by Google Earth User

"Southern Peru is famous for UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site the Nazca Lines, which represent a group of giant and ancient geoglyphs..."
Posted: 10 April 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: sputniknews.com
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Was Chaco Canyon's 'Tree of Life' Actually Just a Bench?

"A towering ponderosa pine discovered in the center of Chaco Canyon in New Mexico, known as the 'Plaza Tree,' was once thought to symbolize life and the center of the world for an ancient pueblo town..."
Posted: 02 April 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: livescience.com
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Mysterious Ancient Sword Discovered in Venetian Monastery

"A doctoral student in Italy discovered an ancient 5,000-year-old sword in a Venetian monastery. The student, Vittoria Dall'Armellina, was visiting the San Lazzaro degli Armeni Museum..."
Posted: 28 March 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: foxnews.com
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Ice Age Structure Discovered, Made from Mammoth Bones

"An unusually large structure from the last ice age built from the bones of dozens of woolly mammoths has been uncovered in Russia..."
Posted: 21 March 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: gizmodo.com
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Egypt Just Finished Restoring Its Oldest Pyramid

"With a few notable exceptions, the last few days and weeks have brought plenty of news of closings and postponements. Thankfully, these uncertain times haven’t stopped the completion of an ambitious Egyptian restoration project 14 years in the making..."
Posted: 21 March 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: architecturaldigest.com
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Ancient Maya Kingdom Unearthed in a Mexican Backyard

"Associate professor of anthropology Charles Golden and his colleagues have found the long-lost capital of an ancient Maya kingdom in the backyard of a Mexican cattle rancher..."
Posted: 14 March 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: phys.org
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Turkey's 'Lost Kingdom' Discovered in New Archaeological Find

"It has been announced that archaeologists and researchers have found hard evidence, indeed stone-hard evidence, of a lost kingdom of Turkey dating from hundreds of years before the birth of Christ..."
Posted: 29 February 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: thenational.scot
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Controversial Stonehenge Tunnel Scheme 'Scrapped'

"The controversial £1.7 billion Stonehenge Tunnel scheme is set to be scrapped, the Journal understands..."
Posted: 29 February 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: salisburyjournal.co.uk
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'Tomb of Romulus' Discovered in Rome

"A sarcophagus discovered in the remains of an ancient temple in Rome is causing a stir among historians who cannot agree if it belongs to the Italian city's legendary founder, Romulus..."
Posted: 22 February 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Concerns over Secret Search for Giants' Bones in New Zealand

"Archaeologists say a group of people tunnelling into the side of a country road in search of a race of pre-Polynesian giants' skeletons could be damaging the archaeological record..."
Posted: 22 February 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: rnz.co.nz
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Man Finds Ancient Egyptian Anchor During His Morning Swim

"Rafi Bahalul was taking a morning swim off the shores of Atlit, Israel, when he spotted hieroglyphs in the seabed..."
Posted: 09 February 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: abc11.com
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Vandals Paint Aliens on Ancient Stone Site in Cornwall

"Caretakers for an ancient stone site in Cornwall were aghast to discover that some ne'er-do-wells had painted aliens on one of the granite rocks..."
Posted: 09 January 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: coasttocoastam.com
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Ancient 'Amazon' Women Discovered Buried Alongside Weaponry

"A troupe of ancient warrior women buried 2,000 years ago alongside dozens of weapons has been discovered in a Russian cemetery known as Devitsa V..."
Posted: 09 January 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: iflscience.com
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Pyramids May Align with Ancient North Star, Researcher Says

"Researchers using NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) have discovered that an ancient star undergoes eclipses, which may have guided the ancient Egyptians when they were building the pyramids..."
Posted: 09 January 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: foxnews.com
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Oldest Copy of First Illustrated Book Discovered in Egypt

"It's always exciting when some kind of human civilizational first is discovered or unearthed by experts, as evidenced by the thrill generated by a recent discovery of cave paintings..."
Posted: 04 January 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: observer.com
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Archaeologists Excavate 200 More Chinese Terracotta Warriors

"The clay figures are part of the vast subterranean army built to protect the formidable emperor Qin Shi Huang in the afterlife..."
Posted: 04 January 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: smithsonianmag.com
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New Species of Ancient Human Found in Philippines

"At the northern tip of the Philippine island of Luzon lies Callao Cave, an expansive, seven-chamber limestone warren..."
Posted: 29 December 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: discovermagazine.com
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Evidence of 'Lightning Strike' Found at the Centre of Stone Circle

"Evidence of a 'massive' lightning strike has been found at the centre of a stone circle in the Western Isles..."
Posted: 24 December 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Is Mexico City Built on a Lost Aztec Metropolis?

"7,000 objects, including sculptures, votive offerings and skulls of sacrificed victims were discovered from that particular area..."
Posted: 24 December 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: ibtimes.sg
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Ancient Mayan 'Ritual Cave' Found Full of Precious Relics

"A sealed and untouched Mayan 'ritual' cave has been discovered in a truly momentous find. Sometimes you start out looking for something and, in the process, you find something else..."
Posted: 17 December 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: thevintagenews.com
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Odd Egyptian Head Cones Actually Existed, Grave Find Reveals

"Look closely at paintings of ancient Egyptians and you might spot something strange: cones the size of a coffee cup sitting atop some of their heads..."
Posted: 10 December 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: sciencemag.org
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Ice Age 'Puppy' Found after 18,000 Years Buried in Permafrost

"A perfectly preserved body found in the ice of the Siberian permafrost could be the oldest ever confirmed dog..."
Posted: 05 December 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: metro.co.uk
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'Hidden Chamber' in Great Pyramid Confirmed by New Scans

"Two years ago a big discovery in the Great Pyramid was announced in a paper in Nature: 'a large void' (at least 30m/100ft in length) above the Grand Gallery..."
Posted: 28 November 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: dailygrail.com
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More Than 140 New 'Nazca Lines' Discovered

"A team of researchers from Yamagata University have discovered 142 'new' geoglyphs at Nazca, the famous archaeological site in Peru. The newly-identified glyphs depict people, animals and other beings..."
Posted: 28 November 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: dailygrail.com
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Shipwrecks with Stone Pyramid Anchors, Discovered Off Greece

"Archaeologists in Greece have discovered five shipwrecks near the island of Kasos, which include an ancient shipwreck with five stone pyramid anchors..."
Posted: 10 November 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: foxnews.com
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Evidence For Britain's 'First City' Discovered Near Stonehenge

"Despite being one of the most iconic sites in the UK, Stonehenge remains frustratingly enigmatic, giving away very few clues as to its origins..."
Posted: 05 November 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: iflscience.com
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Long Lost Bronze Age Stone Circle Discovered in British Forest

"A previously unknown Bronze Age monument has been discovered hidden in woodland in the Forest of Dean following an airborne laser scan..."
Posted: 31 October 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: bbc.co.uk
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New Evidence Supports 'Younger Dryas' Impact Hypothesis

"Researchers discovered another evidence of a second massive extraterrestrial body that hit Earth nearly 13,000 years ago, which caused a significant decline in the population of early humans..."
Posted: 31 October 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: medicaldaily.com
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In Photos: 'Cachette of the Priests' Discovered in Luxor

"Archaeologists near Luxor, Egypt, have discovered 30 sealed wooden coffins with mummies inside, some of which belonged to ancient Egyptian priests..."
Posted: 22 October 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: livescience.com
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Divers Discover Neolithic 'Swiss Stonehenge' in Alpine Lake

"A 'Swiss Stonehenge' has been found inside one of the most beautiful Alpine lakes. Lake Constance covers a little over 200 square miles at the borders of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland..."
Posted: 08 October 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: thevintagenews.com
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Ancient Egyptian Coffin Contains 'Oldest Map of the Underworld'

"A map of 'hell' has been found scrawled on a 4,000-year-old coffin in Egypt. The ancient doodle was designed to help the dead reach the afterlife by guiding them through the perilous obstacles of the underworld..."
Posted: 08 October 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: thescottishsun.co.uk
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Ancient Skeleton Found With 'iPhone-Like' Belt Buckle in Siberia

"An ancient Xiongnu-era woman took a stylish accessory to the afterlife. To archeologist Pavel Leus the striking new find resembled a modern smartphone..."
Posted: 09 September 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: ancient-origins.net
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First American Settlers May Have Come from Japan by Boat

"America's first settlers may have been from Japan – and could have arrived 1,000 to 2,000 years earlier than previously thought..."
Posted: 30 August 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: thesun.co.uk
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Mountain-Sized 'Face' Discovered in Antarctica via Google Earth

"On August 20, 2019, ufo_scandinavia announced the discovery of a massive 'alien grey' face not far from Daniell Peninsula on the USA's McMurdo Station side of Antarctica in Google Earth..."
Posted: 26 August 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: earthfiles.com
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'Spanish Stonehenge' Emerges after Drought Dries up Reservoir

"An ancient sunken temple in Spain that dates back 5,000 years has been revealed thanks to a drought..."
Posted: 24 August 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: thesun.co.uk
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'Skeleton Lake' Mystery Deepens with Strange DNA Discovery

"In 1942, hundreds of human skeletal remains were discovered at a lake deep in the Himalayas, baffling experts..."
Posted: 24 August 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: foxnews.com
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Can DNA Solve the Mystery of Europe's Elongated Skulls?

"A new genomic study tries to see if there’s a correlation between artificial cranial deformation and migration following the collapse of the Roman Empire..."
Posted: 24 August 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: nationalgeographic.com
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Thousands of Children May Be Interred at 'Plain of Jars' Site

"The 'Plain of Jars' in Laos has both fascinated and mystified archaeologists and historians alike since it was first recorded in the scientific literature in the 1930s..."
Posted: 13 August 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: iflscience.com
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Mysterious Perfectly Preserved Ship Found in the Baltic Sea

"Beneath the frigid waters of the Baltic Sea , investigators have discovered perhaps the best-preserved ship from the Age of Discovery..."
Posted: 25 July 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: ancient-origins.net
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Mysterious Sculpture Unearthed in North Carolina Stumps Experts

"A curious and rather sizeable sculpture of a face was recently unearthed on a farm in North Carolina and experts are stumped as to its nature..."
Posted: 25 July 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: coasttocoastam.com
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Mysterious Temple and Treasure Found in 'Egyptian Atlantis'

"A mysterious temple has been discovered among the ruins of an ancient sunken city described as the 'Egyptian Atlantis'..."
Posted: 25 July 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: thesun.co.uk
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Ancient Stone Figures Clue to 'Lost Civilisation'

"A puzzling cache of stone figures covered in a mystery language could be the first evidence of a 'lost civilisation'..."
Posted: 18 July 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: 9news.com.au
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950,000-year-old Human Footprints Discovered on British Beach

"The oldest human footprints ever found outside of Africa have been discovered on a British beach..."
Posted: 18 July 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: thesun.co.uk
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Was Pig Fat Used to Transport the Stones of Stonehenge?

"New research says the megaliths may have been dragged to the site with the help of lard..."
Posted: 18 July 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: atlasobscura.com
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Tiny 'Pyramid Island' May Be Origin of Ancient Civilisation

"Archaeologists think they may have discovered the origin of the Ancient Greek Empire and it's a tiny pyramid shaped island off the coast of Keros in Greece..."
Posted: 11 July 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: thesun.co.uk
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Ancient Palace in Iraq Emerges After Reservoir Waters Recede

"In the ancient country of Iraq, a recent drought caused water levels in the Mosul Dam reservoir to plummet last year, exposing some incredible remains from its remote past..."
Posted: 06 July 2019 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: theepochtimes.com
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