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Big Stone Found in Rome Gets Everyone All Excited

As the first discovery of its kind in almost a century, the discovery created a media firestorm.Earlier this month a rare almost 2000-year-old border stone from the reign of the Emperor Claudius was …

Perfectly preserved 310-million-year-old fossilized brain found

This fossilized horseshoe crab (Euproops danae), shown in the left image, held a perfectly preserved mold of its brain, shown close-up in panel B. Panel C shows a reconstruction of Euproops danae, …

Ancient Greek military ship found in legendary, submerged Egyptian city

• Egypt's Thônis-Heracleion was the thriving center of Egyptian trade before Alexandria — and before earthquakes drove it under the sea.• A rich trade and religious center, the city was at its height from the six to the fourth century BCE.• As the city's giant temple collapsed into the Mediterranean,

national archaeology on Instagram: “Mount Roraima Mount Roraima is surrounded by three different countries (Venezuela, Brazil, and Guyana) whose borderlines intersect on the…”

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@persian_archaeology on Instagram: “2016...Huge tomb of Celtic prince unearthed in France: 'Exceptional' 2,500-year-old burial chamber reveals stunning treasures The tomb of…”

267 Likes, 3 Comments - @persian_archaeology on Instagram: “2016...Huge tomb of Celtic prince unearthed in France: 'Exceptional' 2,500-year-old burial chamber…”

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Archaeology team in Egypt find lion mummy at famed pyramid site

Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities said archaeologists excavated the mummy in Saqqara, a town south of Cairo. The Ministry of Antiquities is planning to announce additional details about the discovery at the end of the month. In 2004, the first lion skeleton was found, revealing the sacred status of the

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Underwater Archaeologists Just Discovered A 2,200-Year-Old Military Shipwreck In Ancient Egypt’s Long-Lost Sunken City

Until the foundation of Alexandria, Thônis-Heracleion served as Ancient Egypt's largest port city on the Mediterranean Sea, where Greek merchants dominated trade.The post Underwater Archaeologists Just Discovered A 2,200-Year-Old Military Shipwreck In Ancient Egypt’s Long-Lost Sunken City appeared fi

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10th century royal church discovered under Saxony cornfield

A 1,000-year-old church built by Otto the Great, who as Holy Roman Emperor greatly extended the influence of the Catholic Church in Europe, has been found under a cornfield in Germany. Aerial view of the excavation from the southwest [Credit: Landesamt fur Denkmalpflege und Archaologie Sachsen-Anhalt, Felix Biermann] Archaeologists uncovered the foundation walls of the large church at the rediscovered Royal Palace of Helfta near Eisleben in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. The town is…

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10th century royal church discovered under Saxony cornfield

A 1,000-year-old church built by Otto the Great, who as Holy Roman Emperor greatly extended the influence of the Catholic Church in Europe, has been found under a cornfield in Germany. Aerial view of the excavation from the southwest [Credit: Landesamt fur Denkmalpflege und Archaologie Sachsen-Anhalt, Felix Biermann] Archaeologists uncovered the foundation walls of the large church at the rediscovered Royal Palace of Helfta near Eisleben in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. The town is…

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10th century royal church discovered under Saxony cornfield

A 1,000-year-old church built by Otto the Great, who as Holy Roman Emperor greatly extended the influence of the Catholic Church in Europe, has been found under a cornfield in Germany. Aerial view of the excavation from the southwest [Credit: Landesamt fur Denkmalpflege und Archaologie Sachsen-Anhalt, Felix Biermann] Archaeologists uncovered the foundation walls of the large church at the rediscovered Royal Palace of Helfta near Eisleben in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. The town is…

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10th century royal church discovered under Saxony cornfield

A 1,000-year-old church built by Otto the Great, who as Holy Roman Emperor greatly extended the influence of the Catholic Church in Europe, has been found under a cornfield in Germany. Aerial view of the excavation from the southwest [Credit: Landesamt fur Denkmalpflege und Archaologie Sachsen-Anhalt, Felix Biermann] Archaeologists uncovered the foundation walls of the large church at the rediscovered Royal Palace of Helfta near Eisleben in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. The town is…

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10th century royal church discovered under Saxony cornfield

A 1,000-year-old church built by Otto the Great, who as Holy Roman Emperor greatly extended the influence of the Catholic Church in Europe, has been found under a cornfield in Germany. Aerial view of the excavation from the southwest [Credit: Landesamt fur Denkmalpflege und Archaologie Sachsen-Anhalt, Felix Biermann] Archaeologists uncovered the foundation walls of the large church at the rediscovered Royal Palace of Helfta near Eisleben in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. The town is…

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10th century royal church discovered under Saxony cornfield

A 1,000-year-old church built by Otto the Great, who as Holy Roman Emperor greatly extended the influence of the Catholic Church in Europe, has been found under a cornfield in Germany. Aerial view of the excavation from the southwest [Credit: Landesamt fur Denkmalpflege und Archaologie Sachsen-Anhalt, Felix Biermann] Archaeologists uncovered the foundation walls of the large church at the rediscovered Royal Palace of Helfta near Eisleben in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. The town is…

  Saxony Anhalt, Carolingian, Archaeology News, Roman Emperor, Holy Cross, Patron Saints, Central Europe, Romanesque, 15th Century

10th century royal church discovered under Saxony cornfield

A 1,000-year-old church built by Otto the Great, who as Holy Roman Emperor greatly extended the influence of the Catholic Church in Europe, has been found under a cornfield in Germany. Aerial view of the excavation from the southwest [Credit: Landesamt fur Denkmalpflege und Archaologie Sachsen-Anhalt, Felix Biermann] Archaeologists uncovered the foundation walls of the large church at the rediscovered Royal Palace of Helfta near Eisleben in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. The town is…

  Mula Murcia, Archaeology, History, Vii, Romans, Historia

‘Spectacular And Unexpected’ 1,500-Year-Old Visigoth Sarcophagus Unearthed In Spain

Archeologists from the University of Murcia came across the 1,500-year-old Visigoth sarcophagus at the Roman necropolis of Los Villaricos.The post ‘Spectacular And Unexpected’ 1,500-Year-Old Visigoth Sarcophagus Unearthed In Spain appeared first on All That's Interesting.