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2,500-year-old tomb found in China


April 24th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) A tomb of an ancient Chinese warlord, dating back more than 2,500 years, has been discovered near a tourist resort.The tomb was found in Yishui county ... Read more...

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700 km long ancient Great Wall found in northwestern China


February 10th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Reports indicate that the third national survey on cultural relics in China has revealed more than 700 km of ancient Great Wall in the northwestern part ... Read more...

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Alexander wore ‘linothorax’ - armor made from laminated linen


January 12th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 12 (ANI): Alexander the Great's body armor was made of layers of linen laminated together, according to a new research.Experts suggest that the conqueror's soldiers also wore similar attires.The reconstructive ... Read more...

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5,000 yr old jade vessels discovered in Chinese tomb


June 13th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): Archaeologists have found ancient jade vessels in a tomb dating back five thousand years in China, which represents the last Neolithic jade culture of Yangtze River Delta ... Read more...

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Archaeologists to unlock mystery behind world’s oldest submerged town


June 8th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): An archeological team, using digital equipment, is all set to unlock the mystery behind the ancient Greek town of Pavlopetri, thought to be the oldest submerged town in ... Read more...

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Archaeologists to reveal secrets of world’s oldest submerged town in Greece


May 13th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): With the help of equipment that could revolutionize underwater archaeology, archaeologists will try to uncover the secrets of Pavlopetri in Greece, which is the world's oldest submerged town. ... Read more...

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Archaeologists make a record find of oracle bones in China


November 13th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 13 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed more than 1,100 oracle bone characters in the Shaanxi province of China, shedding new light on the number of such inscriptions in existence.The ... Read more...

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Monks network of medieval canals discovered in the UK


August 30th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 30 (ANI): An extensive network of medieval canals, which were used by monks in punts, has been discovered in the Lincolnshire fens in the UK.According to a report in ... Read more...

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100,000-year-old Chinese skull could shed light on critical period of human evolution


January 23rd, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed an almost complete human skull fossil in the province of Henan in China, which could date back 100,000 years, thus shedding light on an ... Read more...

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