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Egyptian civilization has flourished continuously since prehistoric times. While the civilization's rulers, writing, natural climate, religion and borders have changed many times over the millennia, Egypt still exists as a modern-day country.


Posted: 7/28/2016 11:01:30 PM   Reads: 48   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.livescience.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

Flint Dagger discovered in a Viking grave in Rogaland, Western Norway. (Photo: Terje Tveit, Museum of Archeology, University of Stavanger) Analyses of ten Viking Age graves in Rogaland, western Nor…


Posted: 7/26/2016 6:12:36 PM   Reads: 95   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: thornews.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

Archaeologists have resumed excavations at the site of the ancient city of Lagash in Iraq, but so have smugglers.


Posted: 7/19/2016 9:49:22 PM   Reads: 182   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.al-monitor.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

Recent technology reconstructs the urban grid of a city overtaken by jungle.


Posted: 7/18/2016 2:14:30 PM   Reads: 168   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: arstechnica.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

Here are a handful of interesting long-lost cultures that don't get the name recognition they deserve.


Posted: 7/18/2016 11:09:03 AM   Reads: 253   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.livescience.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

Scientists have discovered an ancient population of farmers from the eastern part of the Fertile Crescent, and their existence is a strong sign that agriculture was invented more than once, a new study says.


Posted: 7/15/2016 2:13:43 PM   Reads: 201   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.latimes.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

The skeletons, believed to be an ancient dignitary and his wife or lover, were unearthed at a burial site overlooking Lake Baikal in Siberia


Posted: 7/13/2016 1:28:37 PM   Reads: 200   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.mirror.co.uk Category: Ancient Civilizations

With an excavation in southern Israel unearthing a Philistine cemetery for the first time, bones of the biblical giant 's people can finally shed new light on mysteries of their culture.


Posted: 7/10/2016 3:21:20 PM   Reads: 271   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.al-monitor.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

Technology has made non-invasive examination possible in such detail that using your eyeballs pales in comparison.


Posted: 7/9/2016 4:20:29 PM   Reads: 281   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: mentalfloss.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

The mysterious city of Teotihuacan, some 30 miles (50km) north of Mexico City, thrived between the first and eighth centuries, after which its civilization vanished.


Posted: 7/8/2016 10:56:50 AM   Reads: 265   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.dailymail.co.uk Category: Ancient Civilizations

Unique animal offerings were found in the grave, highlighting the special status of the deceased.


Posted: 7/5/2016 5:23:17 PM   Reads: 277   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.ibtimes.co.uk Category: Ancient Civilizations

While on a helicopter flight off the coast of Tanzania, a low tide allowed a scuba diver to spot an unusually-shaped formation in the water. The ruins could be the Roman market town of Rhapta.


Posted: 7/4/2016 4:11:59 PM   Reads: 268   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.dailymail.co.uk Category: Ancient Civilizations

Archaeologist Sergio Gómez found an almost 2,000-year-old tunnel that appears man-made under a Teotihuacán pyramid. The tunnel contains ancient artifacts.


Posted: 7/4/2016 4:10:52 PM   Reads: 307   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: inhabitat.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

Archaeologists at Rakhigarhi in Haryana hope their excavations throw up an answer to this and more, unlocking the mysteries of the people of ancient India.


Posted: 7/3/2016 2:38:48 PM   Reads: 284   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: indianexpress.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

Petroglyphs found across North America have suggested that ancient Chinese explorers made contact with Native Americans. Yaoliang Song, a professor at the


Posted: 6/30/2016 11:25:21 PM   Reads: 297   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.theepochtimes.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

Stories of lost civilizations, like that Atlantis, have intrigued the old and young alike – mesmerized at the idea of how an entire civilization could just vanish and have little known about it.


Posted: 6/30/2016 10:42:13 AM   Reads: 320   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.natureworldnews.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

Archaeologists have discovered evidence that modern humans were living in the cave 41,000 years ago where the remains of the Hobbit species of human Homo floresiensis were found.


Posted: 6/29/2016 11:05:18 PM   Reads: 314   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.dailymail.co.uk Category: Ancient Civilizations

A team of archaeologists studying bone artifacts discovered in a cave on the island of Unguja in the Zanzibar archipelago of Tanzania has found evidence to suggest that bone tools were used for hunting, and even as poison arrow tips.


Posted: 6/23/2016 12:53:40 PM   Reads: 333   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.sci-news.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

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Just because we have made many important finds throughout history doesn’t mean every last secret of ancient Egypt has been exhausted. In fact, in just the past few years, we have uncovered impressive finds which give us even more knowledge into the lives of the Egyptians of the past.


Posted: 6/22/2016 10:32:05 AM   Reads: 372   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: listverse.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

They stand in silence facing inward from the ocean, as if they are a line of soldiers, of sentries meant to protect the island from whatever might be blowing in from the sea. Thirteen feet, thirteen tons of compressed volcanic ash, basalt, tachyte, and scoria, rubbed with pumice.


Posted: 6/19/2016 2:28:32 PM   Reads: 443   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: historythings.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

Hikers on the tiny east Caribbean island of Montserrat discovered a rare collection of centuries-old petroglyphs while trekking up a remote creek bed.


Posted: 6/18/2016 1:45:11 PM   Reads: 384   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.backpacker.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

In Eritrea, researchers have found 800,000-year-old footprints belonging to modern man's ancestor.


Posted: 6/18/2016 1:01:03 PM   Reads: 381   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.ibtimes.co.uk Category: Ancient Civilizations

The Department of Archaeology has made an important discovery at Xunantunich, the “Stone Woman”, which sheds new light as to the city's history ... the story dates back to a specific date found on the stone, December 2nd 638 AD. “It commemorates the death of a woman and her name is Lady Baz’ek and she was literally the wife of the ruler of Caracol at that particular point in time, Lord Kantu. And Lord Kantu is famous for his military exploits."


Posted: 6/16/2016 11:31:22 AM   Reads: 326   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.breakingbelizenews.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

The base played a key role in the most decisive naval battle of antiquity.


Posted: 6/15/2016 6:44:21 PM   Reads: 377   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.seeker.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

A globe-trotting archaeologist helps unearth clues to what made our prehistoric ancestors the ultimate survivors.


Posted: 6/15/2016 3:12:14 PM   Reads: 312   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: popular-archaeology.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

In recent years, there have been numerous discoveries of submerged structures and even entire cities which remained hidden for thousands of years. These submerged structures point to a much different time on Earth when our planet’s oceans were very different. Tales of sunken empires have been pre


Posted: 6/15/2016 1:23:09 PM   Reads: 383   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: mysteriousearth.net Category: Ancient Civilizations

Archaeologists discovered over 70 animal paintings in the Spanish Atxurra cave, estimated to be 14,000 years old.


Posted: 6/14/2016 8:35:34 PM   Reads: 310   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: inhabitat.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

Archaeologists have discovered fields of earthen mounds shaped into domes and spirals in 1,000-year-old Cambodian cities.


Posted: 6/14/2016 8:34:38 PM   Reads: 290   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.livescience.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

Charles Doughty in 1876, discovered the city while he was travelling with a caravan of travellers on their way to Mecca and Medina.


Posted: 6/14/2016 2:29:32 PM   Reads: 269   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.newsgram.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

Want to mingle with hobbits? All you’ll need is a time machine and these coordinates: Flores Island, Indonesia, 700,000 B.C.


Posted: 6/14/2016 11:05:39 AM   Reads: 255   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.kgw.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

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