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Qatar returns statues to Greece amid nudity dispute - The Guardian

Qatar returns statues to Greece amid nudity dispute - The Guardian | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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Qatar returns statues to Greece amid nudity dispute
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The statues, an archaic-era Greek youth and a Roman-era copy of a classical athlete, were to be the centrepiece of an exhibition entitled Olympic Games: Past and Present.
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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Ancient Disk's Mysterious Code Finally Cracked

Ancient Disk's Mysterious Code Finally Cracked | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Scientists have been trying to decipher the mysterious "Phaistos Disk" ever since the 4,000-year-old clay disk was discovered in 1908 on the Greek island of Crete.

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Roman gladiators drank ash energy drink - ABC Science Online

Roman gladiators drank ash energy drink - ABC Science Online | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Roman gladiators drank an energy drink of vinegar and ash, according to an anthropological investigation of arena fighter bones.
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Ancient Stone Circles Leave Archaeologists Puzzled

Ancient Stone Circles Leave Archaeologists Puzzled | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Huge stone circles called Big Circles that dot some parts of the Mideast have been imaged from above, revealing details of the long-mysterious structures. They are at least 2,000 years old, though archaeologists don't know why they were built.
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Ancient Teotihuacan Tunnel in Mexico May Lead to Royal Tombs - NBC News

Ancient Teotihuacan Tunnel in Mexico May Lead to Royal Tombs - NBC News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
MEXICO CITY — A sacred tunnel discovered in the ancient city of Teotihuacan is filled with thousands of ritual objects and may lead to royal tombs, the lead ...
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Tweet from @NavilleNumismat

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NN Live Auction 10, Lot 7, Lucania, Metapontum Nomos circa 540-520 - Ex Artemide 9, 2005, 15 and NAC 78, 2014, 1349. pic.twitter.com/AN514bKoPm
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Mummification in Egypt Much Older Than Previously Thought - Archaeology Magazine

Mummification in Egypt Much Older Than Previously Thought - Archaeology Magazine | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Mummification much older than previously thought? http://t.co/wpphiurOVx #NLBHorton #archaeology #suspense @LPOBryan #WCF
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Ancient Coins: The Most Famous Coin of Antiquity - CoinWeek

Ancient Coins: The Most Famous Coin of Antiquity - CoinWeek | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection …… Athens was a great military power in ancient Greece and is considered the birthplace of Western civilization and democracy.
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700-year-old viruses found in ancient reindeer poop

700-year-old viruses found in ancient reindeer poop | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered two viruses that were preserved for 700 years in frozen reindeer poop collected from northern Canada.
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Greek Art in the Archaic Period | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Greek Art in the Archaic Period | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A cool resource for Archaic Greek art. #Simmons9
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These Fantastical Indian Buildings Were All Built Before This Century - Huffington Post

These Fantastical Indian Buildings Were All Built Before This Century - Huffington Post | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
There’s almost too much to see in India. Since pre-Biblical times, the faithful and the powerful have been erecting monuments that outlast themselves. The best of these sites are not just beautiful but clever, with functions as diverse as keepi...
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Missing Sphinx Head Found in Ancient Greek Tomb - Live Science

Missing Sphinx Head Found in Ancient Greek Tomb - Live Science | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Archaeologists discovered the missing head of one of the marble sphinxes in a huge Macedonian tomb under excavation in Amphipolis, Greece.
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Ancient human bone helps date our first sex with Neanderthals

Ancient human bone helps date our first sex with Neanderthals | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Oldest genome sequence of a modern human suggests Homo sapiens first bred with Neanderthals 50,000-60,000 years ago
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A rare ancient Greek silver tetradrachm with an awesome work of archaic art, circa 510 BC pic.twitter.com/oSBE627LFV
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Ancient Greek Cities in Italy - Magna Graecia. - YouTube

Ancient Greek Cities in Italy - Magna Graecia. Explore the virtual streets of the original Greek colonies of Italy, and experience the creation of the Magna ...
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Astronomical Find: Ancient Greek Wine Cup May Show Constellations

Astronomical Find: Ancient Greek Wine Cup May Show Constellations | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Long thought to show a random assortment of animals, an ancient two-handled wine cup may actually show one of the earliest depictions of Greek constellations.
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Pumpkin geometry: stunning shadow sculptures that illuminate an ancient mathematical technique

Pumpkin geometry:  stunning shadow sculptures that illuminate an ancient mathematical technique | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Alex Bellos: Henry Segerman and Saul Schleimer paint beautiful shadows based on the maths of stereographic projection, a method originally used by cartographers to map the Earth
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Welcome to the Altai Mountains, nature's own ancient gallery

Welcome to the Altai Mountains, nature's own ancient gallery | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Thousands of rock paintings make remote area the world’s best place to see 5,000 year old alfresco art.
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Ogham Alphabet

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Tree Lore Druid Runes An Ancient Celtic Alphabet The Ogham ( pronounced OH-yam ) There are 25 trees in this ancient alphabet and each tree has a letter, bird, color, meaning and divination interpre...
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Jared Diamond: '150000 years ago, humans wouldn't figure on a list of the five ... - Raw Story

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Indian prime minister claims genetic science existed in ancient times

Indian prime minister claims genetic science existed in ancient times | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Narendra Modi gives examples of Karna and Ganesha to support view that cosmetic surgery and reproductive genetics used thousands of years ago
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Tweet from @MariolaRub

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Archaic Greek winged Nike Goddess with a ring, found in Athens. pic.twitter.com/2Wii4nTjaa
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Ancient settlement discovered high in Andes - The Boston Globe

Ancient settlement discovered high in Andes - The Boston Globe | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
About 12,000 years ago, small groups of hunter-gatherers found a home 4,700 feet above sea level.
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Early Easter Islanders had contact with Americas

Early Easter Islanders had contact with Americas | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
They may have lived on a remote dot of land in the Pacific, but the ancient Polynesian people who populated Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, were not as isolated as long believed.
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45,000-Year-Old Bone Pinpoints Era of Human-Neanderthal Sex

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An ancient Siberian man's DNA helps track humans' spread into Asia.
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Vatican Library digitizes ancient manuscripts, makes them available for free | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour

Vatican Library digitizes ancient manuscripts, makes them available for free | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
One of the oldest libraries on the planet is digitizing its archive of ancient manuscripts -- and they're all available to view free of charge. Continue reading →
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