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6 Tiny Cavers, 15 Odd Skeletons, and 1 Amazing New Species of Ancient Human

6 Tiny Cavers, 15 Odd Skeletons, and 1 Amazing New Species of Ancient Human | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
The inside story behind a spectacular new hominin find
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Bones of Philip of Macedon Identified

Bones of Philip of Macedon Identified | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
The finding overturns previous views about the famous king's remains and the tomb in which he was interred.
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Excavations reveal new terracotta army at ancient emperor’s tomb

Excavations reveal new terracotta army at ancient emperor’s tomb | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
CHINA’s famous terracotta army is about to be reinforced: Fresh excavations on a burial pit in the ancient capital, Xi’an are expected to uncover 1500 more of the live-sized clay figurines.
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The History Blog » Blog Archive » Neanderthals made jewelry from eagle talons 130,000 years ago

The History Blog » Blog Archive » Neanderthals made jewelry from eagle talons 130,000 years ago | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
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IS destruction of ancient Nimrud a war crime: UNESCO

IS destruction of ancient Nimrud a war crime: UNESCO | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
Condemnation pours in of the Islamic State group's bulldozing of the ancient city of Nimrud.
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Dinosaur Bones Discovered in the Great Pyramid of Giza

Dinosaur Bones Discovered in the Great Pyramid of Giza | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities has announced that a group of French and Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a new chamber in the depths of the Great Pyramid of Giza. Antiquities authorities revealed the newly-discovered large chamber contained dinosaur bones and wall-paintings of dinosaurs resembling velociraptors, a genus of theropod dinosaurs that lived 75 million years ago. The […]
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Stone Age Skull Reveals Astonishing Human Diversity

Stone Age Skull Reveals Astonishing Human Diversity | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
A partial skull found at a site called Lukenya Hill in Kenya suggests that early populations of modern humans in Africa had greater diversity than previously thought.
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Was Olympia buried in the Amphipolis mound?

Was Olympia buried in the Amphipolis mound? | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
Bold sphinxes. Enticing nymphs. A menacing rape-scene mosaic. While these finds have amazed, they’re yet to inform. But the evidence is mounting, and we may soon know who lies beneath the mysterious Amphipolis mound.
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Scientists Have Mapped All of Ötzi the Iceman's 61 Tattoos

Scientists Have Mapped All of Ötzi the Iceman's 61 Tattoos | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
After decades of analysis, anthropologists believe they have located and counted every tattoo on the 5,300-year-old mummy.
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10 Bizarre Death Rituals from Around the World

10 Bizarre Death Rituals from Around the World | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
The way we grieve, commemorate, and dispose of our dead varies greatly from culture to culture, but some traditions really take funerals to the next level of macabre. Here are 10 of the most bizarre death rituals the world has ever known.
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The Easter Island "Heads" Have Bodies

The Easter Island "Heads" Have Bodies | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
Maybe this isn't a newsflash to anyone but me, but, um, the Moai "heads" on Easter Island have bodies. Because some of the statues are set deep into the ground, and because the heads on the statues are disproportionately large, many people (myself included) tend to think of them as just big heads. But the bodies (generally not including legs, though there is at least one kneeling statue) are there -- in many cases, underground. What's even more interesting -- there are petroglyphs (rock markings) that
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Morbid Monday: The Royal Rotting Room

Morbid Monday: The Royal Rotting Room | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
Every royal family has its ostentatious burial chamber, from Basilique Saint-Denis in France to the Hapsburg Imperial Crypt in Austria. In Spain, 26 gold and...
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Great Graphic on 20 Ways to Use Twitter with Your Students

Great Graphic on 20 Ways to Use Twitter with Your Students | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
  via Educational Technology and Mobile Learning After having provided you with resources on how to use Twitter for professional development purposes, Educational Technology and Mobile Learnin...
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Enormous monolith, carved 9350 years ago, found under Mediterranean Sea

Enormous monolith, carved 9350 years ago, found under Mediterranean Sea | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
A 12-METRE monolith, hacked out of limestone by stone-age humans some nine thousand years ago, has been found at the bottom of the Mediterranean.
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Take a Drone Tour of Ancient History

Take a Drone Tour of Ancient History | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
Drones offer a soaring perspective of ancient sites
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Medieval burial site found under British university

Medieval burial site found under British university | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
ONE of Britain’s largest medieval hospital cemeteries has been discovered at a university in England.
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Polish archaeologists in the forgotten capital of ancient Egypt | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland

Polish archaeologists in the forgotten capital of ancient Egypt | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
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After Decades of Searching, the Causeway for the Great Pyramid of Egypt has been Found

After Decades of Searching, the Causeway for the Great Pyramid of Egypt has been Found | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
Dozens of foreign missions carried out over three decades using the latest high-tech instruments failed to find the causeway of the Great Pyramid of Giza. Now, unexpectedly, the passage has finally be
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Late Pleistocene age and archaeological context for the hominin calvaria from GvJm-22 (Lukenya Hill, Kenya)

Late Pleistocene age and archaeological context for the hominin calvaria from GvJm-22 (Lukenya Hill, Kenya) | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
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King Tut's 'virtual autopsy' reveals surprises - CNN.com

King Tut's 'virtual autopsy' reveals surprises - CNN.com | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
King Tut's golden, mummified remains tell only a partial story of a boy king who died too young. A virtual autopsy tells us more about King Tut's life.
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Are these bones the earliest evidence of death by childbirth?

Are these bones the earliest evidence of death by childbirth? | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
The grave (pictured) was first discovered in 1997 in a Stone Age cemetery in Irkutsk, which lies to the south of the oldest freshwater lake in the world, Lake Bailkal.
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200-year-old Mongolian mummy may still be ‘alive’ according to Buddhist academic

200-year-old Mongolian mummy may still be ‘alive’ according to Buddhist academic | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
A MUMMIFIED monk found in the lotus position last month is “not dead” but is in “very deep meditation”, some academics have claimed.
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Human Language Adapted to Climate - Archaeology Magazine

Human Language Adapted to Climate - Archaeology Magazine | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
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Skull sheds light on human-Neanderthal relationship

Skull sheds light on human-Neanderthal relationship | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
A partial skull, found in a cave in Israel, is shedding light on the pivotal moment in early human history when our species left Africa and encountered our close cousins the Neanderthals.
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12 Rules to being a Classroom Hero

12 Rules to being a Classroom Hero | Ancient History - Amplectentem Tempus et Mutatio | Scoop.it
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