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Stone Age skull-smashers spark a cultural mystery - life - 16 August 2012 - New Scientist

Stone Age skull-smashers spark a cultural mystery - life - 16 August 2012 - New Scientist | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A cache of Neolithic skulls unearthed in Syria had been exhumed, separated from their bodies, had their faces smashed in and been reburied. But why?
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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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“Parmenides” – Ancient Philosophy, Video 7

Think about it for a moment: Being is. In this video, the Rev. Dr. Jayme Mathias, pastor of Holy Family Catholic Church in Austin, Texas, unpacks the philoso...
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Demystifying Archaic 1500 Year Old Palindromic Amulet - Science Times

Demystifying Archaic 1500 Year Old Palindromic Amulet - Science Times | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Time is the one constant variable in all of our lives. Minutes push by, hours pass over, and years ring around the trunks of senior trees.
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West Texas cave paintings offer a decidedly spiritual vibe - Regina Leader-Post

West Texas cave paintings offer a decidedly spiritual vibe - Regina Leader-Post | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Even to a claustrophobe, the narrow cave between two giant boulders felt strangely inviting.
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Ten Mysterious Undeciphered Codes and Inscriptions

Ten Mysterious Undeciphered Codes and Inscriptions | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
From Neolithic tablets containing the oldest known system of writing, to a series of letters scrawled on the back of a dead man’s book, some of the most legendary undeciphered codes and texts re...
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Ireland’s Dairies Date Back 6,000 Years - Archaeology Magazine

Ireland’s Dairies Date Back 6,000 Years  - Archaeology Magazine | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Analysis of 6,000-year-old pottery excavated in Ireland finds heavy use of milk products http://t.co/bqcB0nM5FH http://t.co/1uwQF1xboA
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Incredible pride in translating works of ancient India: Rohan Murty, Murty ... - Financial Express

Incredible pride in translating works of ancient India: Rohan Murty, Murty ... - Financial Express | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Murty Classical Library of India (MCLI), a not-for-profit set up by Rohan Murty, son of former Infosys chairman NR Narayana Murthy...
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Scans tell gripping tale of possible ancient tool use - Science News

Scans tell gripping tale of possible ancient tool use - Science News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
South African fossils contain inner signs of humanlike hands, indicating possible tool use nearly 3 million years ago.
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Human Ancestors May Have Used Tools Half-Million Years Earlier Than Thought

Human Ancestors May Have Used Tools Half-Million Years Earlier Than Thought | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The hand bones of early human ancestors, compared with those of apes and modern people, point the finger at surprisingly early stone tool use.
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Archaeologists Investigate Ancient Greek Temenos on Black Sea Island - Popular Archaeology

Archaeologists Investigate Ancient Greek Temenos on Black Sea Island - Popular Archaeology | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Possible evidence of lost temple of Apollo uncovered.
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Ancient bronze ram unearthed in Phanagoria named Russia’s most compelling find in 2014 - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

Ancient bronze ram unearthed in Phanagoria named Russia’s most compelling find in 2014 - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Volnoe Delo Oleg Deripaska Foundation, one of the largest private charities in Russia, announces that an ancient bronze naval ram found in the submerged part of Phanagoria, the largest Greek colony on the Taman peninsula, was named the year’s most...
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Musician's Recreation of Ancient Sumerian Songs Will Haunt You

Musician's Recreation of Ancient Sumerian Songs Will Haunt You | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
These songs are examples of how art and science can come together to create something incredible.
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Series of droughts may have undone ancient Maya

Series of droughts may have undone ancient Maya | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
May be hard to prove. Series of droughts may have undone ancient Maya - Science/AAAS | News http://t.co/bPHwWA2n1v
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Ancient Scrolls Blackened by Vesuvius Are Readable at Last - Smithsonian

Ancient Scrolls Blackened by Vesuvius Are Readable at Last
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For Mocella, being able to read even one more scroll is crucial for understanding the library and the workings of a classical school of philosophy.
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A journey deep inside Spain’s temple of cave art

A journey deep inside Spain’s temple of cave art | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Walk – and crawl – through El Castillo cave to see the 40,000-year-old painting that has scientists questioning the origins of human creativity.
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Warriors suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 3,000 years ago

Warriors suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 3,000 years ago | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Ancient warriors could have suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as far back as 1300 BC, according to new research.
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Technological development in ancient Sri Lanka - nation.lk - The Nation Newspaper

Ancient Sri Lanka did not develop in isolation from the rest of the world: far from being a backwater, it was plumb on the sea route between East Asia...
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Stanford scholar explores Arabic obsession with language - Stanford Report

Stanford scholar explores Arabic obsession with language - Stanford Report | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Comparative literature professor Alexander Key finds that the Arab world had a head start on the West when it comes to understanding how language works.
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X-ray method helps decipher ancient scrolls - CNN

X-ray method helps decipher ancient scrolls - CNN | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
In A.D. 79, Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. New tech may allow researchers to read scrolls.
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Ancient Scrolls, Burned in Vesuvius Volcano Eruption, Deciphered by Advanced X-Ray Scans

Ancient Scrolls, Burned in Vesuvius Volcano Eruption, Deciphered by Advanced X-Ray Scans | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Writings thought lost in the explosion that buried Pompeii can be read with a technique related to CT scanning
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Using X-rays, scientists read ancient, volcano-charred scrolls

Using X-rays, scientists read ancient, volcano-charred scrolls | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Talk about reading between the lines! Scientists wielding X-rays say they can, for the first time, read words inside the charred, rolled-up scrolls that survived the catastrophic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius nearly two millenniums ago.
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Life in the Neolithic Age - The Wisdom Of The Stones - Prehistoric Humans Neanderthal

In this documentary strives to roll back the limits of history to include the remarkable achievements of the Neolithic Age. Engineering skills, as demonstrat...
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Turkish Developers May Have Uncovered the Largest Ancient Underground City to Date

Turkish Developers May Have Uncovered the Largest Ancient Underground City to Date | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
In what could be the largest-ever discovery of its kind, Turkish developers say they have uncovered a previously unknown underground city beneath the city of NevAYehir in Turkey's central Anatolian province.
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Ancient shipwrecks show how Byzantine boats were made

Ancient shipwrecks show how Byzantine boats were made | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Ancient engineering. Ancient shipwrecks show how Byzantine boats were made - Science/AAAS | News http://t.co/SR23pQnzlg
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