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Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations (unfilter)

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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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3D Imaging Reveals Ancient Lives of Egyptian Animal Mummies

"The three mummified animals showcased in this video—a cat, a snake, and a bird—remained shrouded in bandages, and mystery, for more than 2000 years..."
Posted: 21 August 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: sciencemag.org
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Underground Mega-monument Found Near Stonehenge

"Land surrounding the site of what was once an ancient village in Great Britain turned up a huge surprise: massive underground shafts..."
Posted: 11 August 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: sciencenewsforstudents.org
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Ruins of Mysterious 'Cloud People' Found on Mexican Mountain

"Evidence of an ancient civilization known as the 'Cloud People' has been spectacularly discovered on top of a Mexican mountain..."
Posted: 04 August 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: thevintagenews.com
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Elon Musk Tweets Pyramids Were Built by Aliens, Egypt Says No

"Egypt has invited billionaire Elon Musk to visit the country and see for himself that its famous pyramids were not built by aliens..."
Posted: 04 August 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Ancient Figurine Looks Like 'Angry Birds' Pig

"A 3,000-year-old clay figurine found in China bears more than a passing resemblance to the pigs from Angry Birds..."
Posted: 04 August 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: unexplained-mysteries.com
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Long-lost Relic May Reveal Origins of Stonehenge

"As Robert Phillips neared his 90th birthday, the former diamond cutter decided to return a priceless piece of history to the United Kingdom: a 91-centimeter-long cylinder of rock from the heart of Stonehenge..."
Posted: 30 July 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: sciencemag.org
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Remains of Ancient Aztec Palace Discovered under Mexico City

"The remains of an ancient Aztec palace have been discovered under a stately building in Mexico City..."
Posted: 19 July 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Controversial Stonehenge Tunnel Scheme Delayed Again

"The decision on whether to build a tunnel under Stonehenge in southwest England has been delayed for a second time, with a 'recent archaeological find' being cited as the main reason..."
Posted: 19 July 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: traffictechnologytoday.com
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Evidence Found of Epic Prehistoric Pacific Voyages

"New evidence has been found for epic prehistoric voyages between the Americas and eastern Polynesia..."
Posted: 14 July 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: bbc.co.uk
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New Discovery May Finally Lead to Cleopatra's Tomb

"Archaeologists are a step closer to discovering the long-lost tomb of Cleopatra after a 'sensational' find at an ancient temple in Egypt..."
Posted: 14 July 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: thesun.co.uk
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Natural Cave Detected Beneath Ancient Pyramid at Teotihuacán

"Archaeologists from the National Institute of Anthropology and History in Mexico City has detected the existence of a natural cave beneath the Pyramid of the Moon at Teotihuacán in Mexico..."
Posted: 30 June 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: heritagedaily.com
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Russian Couple Recreate Great Pyramid of Giza in Their Garden

"In Russia, a couple has recreated the Great Pyramid of Giza in their garden. The structure is much smaller than the original and is built from modern concrete blocks, but care has been taken to ensure the proportions are exactly the same..."
Posted: 30 June 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: news.cgtn.com
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Was Mayan City Abandoned Due to Liquid Mercury Poisoning?

"The ruins of Tikal in Guatemala were abandoned more than 1,000 years ago, and were rediscovered by a gum sapper in 1853..."
Posted: 30 June 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: sports.yahoo.com
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Vast Neolithic Circle of Deep Shafts Found Near Stonehenge

"A circle of deep shafts has been discovered near the world heritage site of Stonehenge, to the astonishment of archaeologists, who have described it as the largest prehistoric structure ever found in Britain..."
Posted: 23 June 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: theguardian.com
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Stonehenge Summer Solstice Sunrise to Be Streamed Live

"Summer solstice celebrations at Stonehenge will not take place this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. English Heritage, the organization which manages the site in Wiltshire..."
Posted: 16 June 2020 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: ctvnews.ca
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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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