bronze age

Britain returns stolen artefacts to Afghanistan


July 19th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Historical artefacts dating back to the Bronze Age (3500 to 1200 BC) that were stolen from Afghanistan and smuggled to Britain have been returned by ... Read more...

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Play was central element of people’s lives in Mohenjodaro 4000yrs back


February 17th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): An archaeology thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has revealed that play was a central element of people's lives even 4000 years ago.Elke Rogersdotter is investigating the ... Read more...

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Every 10th find in Indus Valley Civilisation games-related


February 8th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Every 10th find from the ruins of the Indus Valley Civilisation 4,000 years ago relates to some sort of game, says a recent study from Sweden. Elke Rogersdotter ... Read more...

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Play was a central element of people’s lives - even 4,000 years ago


February 8th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Play was an important part of people's everyday lives as far back as 4,000 years ago, according to an archaeology thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, which ... Read more...

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Roman bathhouses discovered in Southern Syria


January 18th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Roman bathhouses discovered in the archaeological city of Bosra are said to have played a very important role in the social life of the inhabitants during the Roman ... Read more...

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Bronze Age leaders used power effectively to create stable social system


January 12th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A thesis from the University of Gothenburg (Sweden) has shown that leaders in the Bronze Age knew how to use power effectively in order to create notably stable ... Read more...

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London’s oldest structure discovered


January 7th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 07 (ANI): A team from Thames Discovery Programme (TDP) has discovered London's oldest structure on the foreshore of the Thames just metres from the MI6 building in Vauxhall.As they ... Read more...

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3400-yr-old Bronze Age man who broke his neck but survived, found in Spain


December 18th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a Bronze Age man that lived more than 3,400 years ago in Spain and suffered a broken hyoid bone, likely caused by ... Read more...

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3000-yr-old axe heads, spear tips found in Essex dig


November 1st, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 01 (ANI): A collection of Bronze Age axe heads, spear tips and other 3,000-year-old metal objects has been unearthed in Essex.The items include an intact pottery container with heavy contents, ... Read more...

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Brit vet claims ancient Uffington White Horse looks more like a dog


October 14th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): A vet has claimed that the ancient carving in the Oxfordshire hillside, known as the Uffington White Horse, bears more resemblance to a dog.Olaf Swarbrick, a retired vet, ... Read more...

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Unearthed cities in Southern Siberia could rewrite Aryan history


October 4th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that recently unearthed cities in Southern Siberia could rewrite Aryan history-as they are believed to be the original home of the Aryans.Twenty of ... Read more...

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Bronze age cities built by Aryans discovered


October 4th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) Archaeologists have discovered bronze age cities built by the Aryans in a remote Russian region, dating back to the beginning of Western civilisation in Europe. Archaeologists have identified ... Read more...

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Boy buried near Stonehenge 3,550 years ago ‘was from Mediterranean Sea’


September 29th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): A chemical test of the teeth of a boy, who was buried with around 90 amber beads at Stonehenge 3,550 years ago, has revealed that he had grown ... Read more...

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Latest Conjecture States That The ‘Iceman’ Of The Alps Was Buried Ceremonially


August 27th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Oetzi happens to be the 5,300-year-old ‘Iceman’. A fresh conjecture disclosed on Thursday has mentioned that he may not have expired at the location ... Read more...

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Man who died 4,000 years ago gets face and voice


August 5th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Aug 5 (ANI): The Bronze Age Gristhorpe Man, who died about 4,000 years ago, now has a face and voice, thanks to academics in Yorkshire.Using state-of-the-art computer programme and forensic techniques, ... Read more...

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Three-millennia-old bronze tablet is battle chariot linchpin


July 4th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): A 3,200-year-old round bronze tablet with a carved face of a woman, found at the El-ahwat excavation site near Katzir in central Israel, has been identified as a ... Read more...

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Artifacts dating back to Harappan era unearthed in Jharkhand


June 26th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
Palamu (Jharkhand), June 26(ANI): Artifacts dating back to the Harappan era have been unearthed in Kabra Kala village in Jharkhand's Palamu District.Kabra Kala village is situated on a mound, and is ... Read more...

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Meat-cutting tools prove Neanderthals inhabited Kent 100,000 years ago


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): University of Southampton researchers have claimed that the Neanderthal man was living in Britain at the start of the last ice age.This means that they were residing in ... Read more...

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1800 B.C. artefacts found in Syria


May 30th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 30 (IANS) Over 3,000 artefacts and 21 graves dating back to the Bronze Age (1,800-1,700 B.C.) have been discovered in Syria, media reports said. Artefacts from the Roman era (510 B.C.-476 ... Read more...

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Coming soon: treatments for ‘winter blues’


April 30th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Researchers at the Universities of Edinburgh and Manchester are hopeful they have made a key step towards creating new treatments for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), also known as ... Read more...

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Oldest sanctuary in Arabia discovered


April 12th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Apr 12 (ANI): The oldest sanctuary in Arabia, as well as the oldest known ceremonial site dedicated to the dugong, a very particular marine mammal, have been discovered by the French ... Read more...

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Mysterious ring fort in Ireland may have held sports arena during Bronze Age


February 26th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Dublin, Feb 26 (ANI): New findings by a team of archaeologists has suggested that a mysterious ring fort in County Tipperary in Ireland may have held a sports arena during the Bronze ... Read more...

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European trade was thriving in Bronze Age, shows 3,000-year-old shipwreck


February 16th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): The discovery of one of the world's oldest shipwrecks, dating back to 3,000 years, has shown that European trade was thriving even in the Bronze Age.According to a ... Read more...

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One of the world’s oldest shipwrecks found off the coast of Devon


February 15th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): An archaeological expedition has found one of the world's oldest shipwrecks off the coast of Devon, UK, dating back to almost 3,000 years.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Prehistoric Bronze Age burial site unearthed in Oxford


November 2nd, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 2 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed what they say could be a prehistoric Bronze Age burial site in central Oxford, England.According to a report by BBC News, experts say that ... Read more...

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Real tsunami may have inspired legend of Atlantis


October 10th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 10 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that a real tsunami may have inspired the legend of Atlantis, with evidence coming from islands close to Greece.The islands that make up the small ... Read more...

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Mini-Stonehenge found


October 6th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers and archaeologists have made some discoveries around the Stone-hedge site. This discovery reflects the religious significance of the site, even in modern times.According to reports, this ... Read more...

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Archaeologists find 5,000-year-old Venus figure in Turkey


September 27th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Ankara (Turkey), September 27 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has found a 5,000-year-old Venus figure as part of an excavation being carried out in Canakkale's Ezine district in Turkey.According to a ... Read more...

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3,500-year-old burial chamber discovered in Syria


September 21st, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Qatna (Syria), Sep 21 (DPA) German archaeologists said Monday they had discovered a burial chamber in an ancient royal palace in Syria containing hundreds of bones and treasure thought to be 3,500 ... Read more...

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Bones discovery in Scottish highlands may provide fresh insight of Bronze Age life


September 19th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 19 (ANI): Bones discovered at an ancient burial site in the Scottish Highlands could provide fresh insight of life in the Bronze Age.According to a report by BBC News, parts ... Read more...

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Archaeologists find 4,000-year-old timber circle in Ireland


August 17th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 17 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has uncovered the remains of a timber circle from more than 4,000 years ago in County Tyrone in Ireland.According to a report by BBC ... Read more...

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Evidence indicates Stone Age man lived in Birmingham more than 10,000 years ago


July 27th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): Archaeologists have uncovered remarkable evidence that stone age man lived in the centre of Birmingham, UK, more than 10,000 years ago.According to a report in Birmingham Post, the ... Read more...

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Submerged city from Homer’s age to yield its secrets


May 13th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Archaelogists are set to extract closely guarded secrets of the world's oldest submerged city. The ancient town of Pavlopetri lies in three to four metres of water just ... 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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‘Lost’ medieval church discovered by archaeologists in Wales


May 9th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 9 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a "lost" medieval village church in Ceredigion, Wales.According to a report by BBC News, a team from Lampeter University found the ... Read more...

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