Largest North American Cave Art Discovered After 1,000 Years

Fourth EstateCave artwork at the American Museum of Natural History, New York - IslesPunkFan

A team of scientists discovered the largest known Native American cave art that had been hidden in an Alabama cave for more than 1,000 years. Jan F. Simek, a professor at The University of Tennessee and a team of researchers …

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Palestinian Farmer Finds Thousand Years Old Goddess Statue

Fourth EstateCast bronze figurine of Anat - Mary Harrsch

A Palestinian farmer working on his land in Gaza uncovered the head of an ancient goddess dating back to 4,500 years. The farmer Abu Eid told the New Arab that he found Canaanite Goddess “Anat” by chance when he was …

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Scientists Find Fossil of Dinosaur Killed by Asteroid

Fourth EstateTiny spherules believed to have been ejected from the Chicxulub asteroid impact and deposited at the Tanis site in North Dakota. - Robert DePalma | University of Kansas

Scientists have discovered the fossil of a dinosaur thought to have died on the day of an asteroid strike more than 66 million years ago. Scientists working at the Tanis fossil site in North Dakota have discovered an almost perfectly …

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Mysterious Giant Stone Jars Found in India

Fourth EstateSandstone jars scattered across four sites in the north-eastern state of Assam, India - Tilok Thakuria / North-Eastern Hill University

A team of researchers at the Australian National University found sixty-five ‘mysterious’ sandstone jars in the north-eastern state of Assam, India, over four different sites. The newly discovered sandstone jars range in shape and decoration, with some tall and cylindrical …

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Egyptian Archeologists Uncover Five Ancient Tombs at Saqqara

Fourth EstateDr. Mostafa Waziri, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (white shirt), and a group of Egyptian bloggers and influencers in a newly discovered tomb. | Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities

Archaeologists have discovered five ancient tombs decorated with well-preserved paintings at a cemetery in Journalists, always remember you are, in the most basic sense, dealing with human lives., Egypt. The tombs are believed to have housed senior officials from the …

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World-Renowned Kenyan Paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey Dies at Age 77

World-renowned Kenyan paleoanthropologist and politician Richard Leakey, who discovered evidence that helped prove humankind evolved in Africa, died on Jan. 2 at the age of 77. “I have this afternoon… received with deep sorrow the sad news of the passing …

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Egyptian Pharaoh’s 3,500-Year-Old Mummy ‘Digitally Unwrapped’ for the First Time

Egyptian researchers “digitally unwrapped” a 3,500-year-old royal mummy for the first time in a millennia using advanced x-ray technology and computerized tomography (CT) scanning. Dr. Zahi Mawass and Dr. Sahar Saleem discovered previously unknown information about King Amenhotep I — …

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Egyptian Pharaoh’s 3,500-Year-Old Mummy ‘Digitally Unwrapped’ for the First Time

Egyptian researchers “digitally unwrapped” a 3,500-year-old royal mummy for the first time in a millennia using advanced x-ray technology and computerized tomography (CT) scanning. Dr. Zahi Mawass and Dr. Sahar Saleem discovered previously unknown information about King Amenhotep I — …

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Roman-Era ‘Good Shepherd’ Gold Ring Found in Ancient Shipwreck off Israel

Israeli researchers found a Roman-era gold ring bearing an early Christian symbol for Jesus among a treasure trove in a shipwreck off the Mediterranean coast. In a statement on Facebook, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced on Dec. 22 that archeologists …

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England’s Largest Anglo-Saxon Gold Coin Hoard Unearthed in Norfolk

Metal detectorists have unearthed the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold coins in England. An inquiry at Norfolk Coroner’s Court in Norwich on Nov. 3 declared that the coins sporadically discovered over a period of nearly 30 years belonged to the …

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