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Mummy Mask May Reveal Oldest Known Gospel

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A text that may be the oldest copy of a gospel known to exist — a fragment of the Gospel of Mark that was written during the first century, before the year 90 — is set to be published.

At present, the oldest surviving copies of the gospel texts date to the second century (the years 101 to…

Wow! How interesting – ancient recycling opening up history once again!

Mummy Mask May Reveal Oldest Known Gospel

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Indonesia pledges to protect ancient cave paintings by applying to UNESCO’s World Heritage List

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JAKARTA (AFP).- Indonesia pledged Thursday to step up protection of ancient cave paintings that researchers say show that Europe was not the birthplace of art as many had long believed.

Authorities plan to place the caves, on the central island of Sulawesi, on a list of the nation’s official…

Indonesia pledges to protect ancient cave paintings by applying to UNESCO’s World Heritage List

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Archaeologists unearth prehistoric mother and child skeletons in Harimau Cave

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REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BATURAJA — The National Archaeology Team discovered fossilized skeletons of a prehistoric mother and child buried in a burrow inside the Harimau Cave, a prehistoric site in Padang Bindu Village, Ogan Komering Ulu District, South Sumatra.

“It is a very interesting discovery,…

Archaeologists unearth prehistoric mother and child skeletons in Harimau Cave

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Priceless golden hair tress more than 4,000 years old found

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A GOLDEN hair tress dating back 4,300 years has been unearthed by a group of children taking part in a summertime archaeological dig.

Experts say the pre-Bronze Age ornament is one of the most significant recent archaeological finds ever discovered in the UK.

Mini-archaeologists Joseph and…

Wow! Amazing craftsmen …. savage pagan past my arse!

Priceless golden hair tress more than 4,000 years old found

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70,000 year-old African settlement unearthed

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During ongoing excavations in northern Sudan, Polish archaeologists from the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology in Poznań, have discovered the remains of a settlement estimated to 70,000 years old. This find, according to the researchers, seems to contradict the previously held belief that…

… see nothing can ever claimed to be “fact” it it all just “what we think we know now” 😉

70,000 year-old African settlement unearthed

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Ancient graffiti proves Spain’s Irish links

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An ancient inscription discovered on a 14th century church in Spain’s Galicia region has been identified as Gaelic; the first written evidence of the northern region’s Irish and Scottish heritage.

For centuries it has gone unnoticed, weathered by Galicia’s incessant drizzle but still visible…

Such a small world…

Ancient graffiti proves Spain’s Irish links

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