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Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations (unfilter)

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Repairs to Be Made to Stonehenge for First Time in Sixty Years

"Cracks and holes in the stones which form Stonehenge are to be repaired for the first time in more than 60 years..."
Posted: 14 September 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Ancient Tablet Shows Pythagorean Theorem 1,000 Years Too Early

"An almost 4000-year-old clay tablet displays an early form of applied geometry practiced by the ancient Babylonians, thousands of years before the math was initially thought to have been discovered..."
Posted: 24 August 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: thedebrief.org
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Researchers Claim Discovery of Shaft Running under the Sphinx

"The American Institute for Pyramid Research (AIP) announced today its discovery of a shaft on the Giza Plateau in Egypt that is the center of a circle with a radius of 888 feet, whose circumference is tangent to the southeast corner of the Great Pyramid..."
Posted: 24 August 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: digitaljournal.com
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Drone Images Zoom in on Graffiti at the top of the Great Pyramid

"As early as 225 BCE, the Great Pyramid at Giza was named one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The list by Philo of Byzantium also included the Lighthouse of Alexandria and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon..."
Posted: 24 August 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: mymodernmet.com
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Stonehenge Megaliths Made from 'Interlocking Mosaic of Crystals'

"The first comprehensive scientific analysis of Stonehenge's imposing megaliths has revealed some of the traits that made them an exemplary building material for the famed monument in southern England including their stout resistance to weathering..."
Posted: 05 August 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: kfgo.com
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Ancient Egyptian Shipwreck Discovered in Underwater City

"A shipwreck dating back 2,200 years has been discovered beneath the Mediterranean Sea in a sunken underwater city..."
Posted: 27 July 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: metro.co.uk
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Stonehenge Could Lose World Heritage Status If Tunnel Proceeds

"The United Kingdom has been experiencing a rough go of it as of late when it comes to two of its most treasured UNESCO World Heritage Sites..."
Posted: 27 July 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: archpaper.com
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Was Ancient 'Machine' Used to Carry Megaliths to Stonehenge?

"It is a mystery that has confounded experts for centuries - how were huge stones transported 180 miles (290km) from the Preseli Hills to Stonehenge?.."
Posted: 06 July 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Ancient Seal Unearthed Predating the Art of Writing in Israel

"Archaeologists exploring the ruins of a prehistoric settlement in the north of Israel have unearthed a clay seal impression believed to predate the skill of writing in the region..."
Posted: 13 June 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: express.co.uk
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Nazca-like Geoglyphs Discovered in Indian Desert

"India has always been at the centre of civilisations, the oldest being the Indus Valley, however, a new discovery is piquing the interest of archaeologists worldwide..."
Posted: 02 June 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: indiatoday.in
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Ancient Megalithic Monument Discovered in the Ukraine

"Archaeological digs still reveal historical aspects that remain puzzling to some. Such is the case with these archaeologists who are on a mission in Ukraine in the village of Novooleksandrivka, about ten kilometers south of the city of Dnipro..."
Posted: 25 May 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: scoopcube.com
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Hundreds of Ancient Egyptian 'Rock Tombs' Discovered

"Hundreds of rock tombs have been unearthed by archaeologists in Egypt. Experts found 250 tombs carved into the mountainside of the Al-Hamidiyah necropolis..."
Posted: 18 May 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: thesun.co.uk
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Egypt's Ancient 'Lost Golden City' Unearthed from Desert Sands

"Egyptian archaeologists have discovered what is believed to be the largest city of the Egyptian empire and the most important archaeological discovery since King Tut's tomb nearly a century ago..."
Posted: 15 April 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: forbes.com
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Is This the Face of King Tut's Father, Pharaoh Akhenaten?

"Researchers have reconstructed the face of an ancient Egyptian pharaoh who may have been King Tutankhamun's father, Akhenaten..."
Posted: 02 April 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: smithsonianmag.com
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Were Recent Egyptian Disasters Caused by a 'Pharaohs' Curse'?

"Claims that a series of recent disasters in Egypt have been brought about by a pharaohs' curse were on Monday dismissed by archaeologists..."
Posted: 02 April 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: arabnews.com
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Major Discoveries of Advanced Lost Civilisation Found in China

"Chinese archaeologists have made major discoveries at the legendary Sanxingdui Ruins site in southwest China's Sichuan province that could help shed light on the cultural origins of the Chinese nation..."
Posted: 23 March 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: dailysabah.com
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New Research Dates Ancient Wooden Statue to Last Ice Age

"The Shigir Idol is nothing short of a miracle of preservation. A nine-foot-tall totem pole in 10 fragments decorated in geometric carvings and imposing human faces..."
Posted: 23 March 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: news.artnet.com
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Stonehenge Protesters Take a Stand Against Tunnel Plans

"Extinction Rebellion activists protested against plans for the Stonehenge tunnel at the World Heritage Site on Sunday (March 21)..."
Posted: 23 March 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: salisburyjournal.co.uk
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Scientists Unlock Mysteries of World's Oldest 'Computer'

"A 2,000-year-old device often referred to as the world's oldest 'computer' has been recreated by scientists trying to understand how it worked..."
Posted: 13 March 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Remains of Medieval Palace Found by Pensioner in His Garden

"An OAP was lost for words when he stumbled upon a long-lost medieval palace in his back garden - solving a centuries old mystery..."
Posted: 13 March 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: thescottishsun.co.uk
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First Images of Ancient 'Little Foot' Skull Revealed

"A priceless fossil was briefly brought to a UK research centre in complete secrecy two years ago, in an operation that had more than a touch of the spy novel about it..."
Posted: 02 March 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Egyptologists Discover the 'World's Oldest' Pet Cemetery

"Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered what they believe to be the world's oldest known pet cemetery..."
Posted: 02 March 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Discovery of Ancient Culture Could Expand 'Cradle of Civilization'

"In 2001 a flood of archaeological objects began appearing in the antiquities market seemingly out of nowhere. For sale were distinctive pieces of jewelry, weapons, finely crafted ceramics..."
Posted: 27 February 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: nationalgeographic.com
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Original Stonehenge Site Found in Wales, Echoing Merlin Legend

"The earliest megalithic circle at Stonehenge was first built in the west of Wales more than 5,000 years ago, before its stones were dug up and dragged over 140 miles (225 kilometers) to its present site in the west of England, new research suggests..."
Posted: 16 February 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: livescience.com
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Mummy with Golden Tongue Found in Egypt

"Archaeologists have found a 2,000-year-old mummy with a gold tongue at an ancient Egyptian site called Taposiris Magna..."
Posted: 02 February 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: livescience.com
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Missing Great Pyramid Artifact Found in Scotland

"When British engineer Waynman Dixon came back from a trip to the Queen's Chamber, deep within the Great Pyramid of Giza, in 1872, he brought with him a piece of wood that was thousands of years old, along with two other items..."
Posted: 26 January 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: thevintagenews.com
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'Book of the Dead' Scroll Found in Ancient Egyptian Burial Shaft

"A funerary temple belonging to Queen Nearit has been discovered in the ancient Egyptian burial ground Saqqara next to the pyramid of her husband, pharaoh Teti..."
Posted: 22 January 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: sciencealert.com
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Were the Nazca Lines Just a Complex Irrigation System?

"The Nazca Lines have fascinated archaeologists and UFO hunters alike ever since they were brought to the wider public attention in the 1940s..."
Posted: 22 January 2021 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: express.co.uk
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New Findings on Santorini Point to 'Lost Island of Atlantis' Origins

"A new documentary airing on the Discovery Channel says that the ancient lost city of Atlantis may indeed have been located on what is now known as the Greek island of Santorini..."
Posted: 22 December 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: greece.greekreporter.com
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Scan of Great Wall of China Uncovers 'Mysterious Openings'

"China's ancient secrets have been uncovered after a groundbreaking scan of the Great Wall showed 'mysterious openings along the base' of the structure..."
Posted: 13 December 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: express.co.uk
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Ancient Treasures Discovered in British Countryside

"New quarantine hobbies have unearthed new passions, some bringing with them a literal silver lining..."
Posted: 13 December 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: cbs58.com
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Eight Miles of Ancient Rock Paintings Discovered in the Amazon

"Archaeologists have discovered an enormous collection of prehistoric art that spreads across a nearly eight-mile-long cliff within the Amazon rainforest..."
Posted: 06 December 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: thisiscolossal.com
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Egyptologists Unearth 160 Sarcophagi in 'City of the Dead'

"More than two millennia ago, 160 Egyptians were laid to rest in Saqqara, an ancient city of the dead. Their organs were removed, and their bodies wrapped in linens. Priests placed them inside wooden boxes adorned with hieroglyphics..."
Posted: 21 November 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: whobserver.com
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Ancient Egyptian Temple Reveals Unknown Star Constellations

"The restoration of a soot-filled ancient Egyptian temple has revealed the previously unknown names of ancient Egyptian constellations, according to experts in Germany and Egypt..."
Posted: 21 November 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: livescience.com
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Egypt to Unveil 'Largest Archaeological Discovery' This Week

"The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is set to announce this week what it claims to be Saqqara's largest archaeological discovery..."
Posted: 10 November 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: egyptindependent.com
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Stonehenge Druids Pledge to Prevent Build of Bypass Tunnel

"Stonehenge Druids in England are planning to lie in front of bulldozers to prevent the new Stonehenge bypass tunnel..."
Posted: 10 November 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: ancient-origins.net
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New Aerial Images Shed Light on Ancient 'Desert Kites'

"Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia are getting a whole new perspective on the peninsula's ancient desert civilizations with the help of the latest eye-in-the-sky technology..."
Posted: 10 November 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: arabnews.com
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New Stone Circle Erected in England as 'Symbol of Permanence'

"Exuding intrigue and mystery, stone circles have been a source of fascination for millennia. And now, after months of planning, the UK's largest village green in Whitstable can lay claim to its own ancient monument. Well, not exactly..."
Posted: 10 November 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: kentonline.co.uk
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DNA Evidence Shows Ancient Denisovans Roamed Tibet

"DNA evidence has confirmed that a cave on the Tibetan Plateau was once home to Denisovans, an ancient species of humans whose remains had previously only been found in Siberia..."
Posted: 03 November 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: cosmosmagazine.com
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Ancient Cat Design Discovered in Peru's Nazca Lines

"The figure of a relaxing cat has been discovered in the Nazca desert in Peru. The Nazca lines, a Unesco World Heritage site, is home to designs on the ground - known as geoglyphs - created some 2,000 years ago..."
Posted: 20 October 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Group Claims Find of 10,000-year-old Culture in Great Lake

"A team of nonscientists may have inadvertently confirmed the most important finding in Great Lakes archaeology in at least a decade..."
Posted: 16 October 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: eu.freep.com
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Egyptian Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Manuscript in Coffin

"Egyptian archaeologists have uncovered a 4,000-year-old manuscript inside a newly discovered coffin in the Saqqara region. It could be the oldest of its kind, providing an interesting insight into the mind of the ancient civilization..."
Posted: 16 October 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: egypttoday.com
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Age-old Forest Tree Graffiti Goes on Display Online

"More than 100 examples of graffiti etched on to trees in the New Forest have been been put on display online..."
Posted: 08 October 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Six Mayan Pyramids Discovered in Yucatan

"This year, the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) 'discovered' six Mayan pyramids in five municipalities in the state of Yucatán..."
Posted: 29 September 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: theyucatantimes.com
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Egypt Cuts Controversial Highways Across Pyramid Plateau

"Egypt is building two highways across the pyramids plateau outside Cairo, reviving and expanding a project that was suspended in the 1990s after an international outcry..."
Posted: 17 September 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: nypost.com
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Rock Tombs Found Near Göbekli Tepe Provide More Ancient Clues

"Göbekli Tepe, in Turkey, is regarded as one of the most important Stone Age archaeological sites in the world. It has changed our view of how civilization developed..."
Posted: 08 September 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: ancient-origins.net
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Egyptologists Discover Thirteen Sealed Ancient Coffins

"The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has confirmed the discovery of 13 pristine condition wooden coffins, each at least 2,500 years old and sealed since they were first interred..."
Posted: 08 September 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: rt.com
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Stonehenge Model Reveals Monument's Acoustic Secrets

"Welcome to Soundhenge. Better known as Stonehenge, this ancient monument in southern England created an acoustic space that amplified voices and improved the sound of any music being played..."
Posted: 01 September 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: sciencenews.org
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'Oldest Artefacts of the Ancient World' Discovered in Saudi Arabia

"Saudi Arabia is a huge country, and until recently has seen little archaeological research in its vast deserts..."
Posted: 21 August 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: esquireme.com
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Earliest Art in the British Isles Discovered on Jersey

"Fragments of stone engraved with abstract designs are the earliest known art in the British Isles, researchers say..."
Posted: 21 August 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: bbc.co.uk
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