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Dec 30

Rakhigarhi: Indian town could unlock mystery of Indus civilisation

Posted on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 in Links

Indus Valley civilisation

Archaeologists hope DNA from four skeletons will shed light on bronze age settlement as locals see chance to develop more than just site’s ancient heritage

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Dec 7

New discoveries about Stonehenge

Posted on Monday, December 7, 2015 in Links

I found no fewer than four interesting articles about Stonehenge, so I thought I’d share them here here, here and here.

Nov 30

Sunken treasures from ancient Egypt heading to British Museum

Posted on Monday, November 30, 2015 in Links

Blockbuster exhibition to feature objects from two lost cities at mouth of the Nile uncovered by underwater archaeologists.

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Nov 24

DNA study finds London was ethnically diverse from start

Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 in Links

A DNA study confirms London was an ethnically diverse city from its very beginnings, BBC News has learned.

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Nov 24

Genetic history of Europeans revealed

Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 in Links

A study of ancient DNA has shed new light on the genetic history of Europeans, confirming that farming spread across Europe due to an influx of ancient people from what is now eastern Turkey.

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Nov 22

Israel unveils Roman-era mosaic found during construction

Posted on Sunday, November 22, 2015 in Links

Israel unveils Roman-era mosaic found during construction.

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Nov 21

Fire, plague and royalty – as seen by diarist Samuel Pepys

Posted on Saturday, November 21, 2015 in Links

Samuel Pepys

Colourful eyewitness accounts of 17th Century London life – from the diaries of Samuel Pepys.

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Nov 13

Researchers Say There May Be Undiscovered Tomb at Great Pyramid of Giza

Posted on Friday, November 13, 2015 in Links

The Pyramids

A team using scanning technology said temperature variations could indicate the presence of a tomb in the 4,500-year-old structure.

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Nov 10

Stonehenge Begins to Yield Its Secrets

Posted on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 in Links

Discoveries over the last decade have revealed more about the everyday lives of the people for whom the giant monuments held meaning.

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Nov 2

NASA Adds to Evidence of Mysterious Ancient Earthworks

Posted on Monday, November 2, 2015 in Links


Satellite photographs from 430 miles above Kazakhstan reveal colossal geometric figures that remain puzzling and largely unknown.

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