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Egyptian archaeologists find ancient sphinx while draining water from pharaoh’s temple
20th September 2018 | independent.co.uk | Ancient, Humans

Officials in the country say they believe the sandstone piece – which stands 38cm tall and 28cm wide – probably dates back more than 2,000 years to between 305BC and 30BC.

Artist Who Died 73,000 Years Ago Challenges Us Today
20th September 2018 | bloomberg.com | Ancient, Humans

The discovery of the world’s oldest painting, from more than 73,000 years ago, contributes to the ongoing debate over what, exactly, being human means.

Archaeologists Have Discovered The Remains Of Two More Neanderthals In Iraq’s Shanidar Cave
20th September 2018 | inquisitr.com | Ancient, Humans

Shanidar Cave is a remarkable archaeological site and the recent excavation of two Neanderthal adults brings the total number of Neanderthals discovered here to 12.

The chef using 60,000-year-old recipes
20th September 2018 | bbc.co.uk | Ancient, Humans, Tech

A Scottish-born chef has won an international culinary prize by using ingredients and cooking techniques learned from indigenous Australian people.

Ancient Pets Got Proper Burials
19th September 2018 blogs.discovermagazine.com | Ancient, Animal Life, Humans

Archaeologists have unearthed ancient pet burials dating as far back as 14,000 years, from the dawn of animal domestication. Interred animals occur in at least some cultures and time periods on every continent except Antarctica.

Possible Site of Atlantis Found Using Satellite Imagery
19th September 2018 edgylabs.com | Ancient, Earth, Humans, Tech

New visual and arithmetic clues suggest that the mythical city of Atlantis may have been hiding in plain sight the entire time, in rather an unlikely place.

Native American activists continue their fight against Redskins team name
19th September 2018 | washingtonpost.com | Humans

“It’s not up to the rest of the world to say what’s best for native people.”

Our Solar System’s Largest Asteroid Is Covered in Ice Volcanoes
19th September 2018 gizmodo.com | Space

New results demonstrate that the Solar System’s largest asteroid, Ceres, is covered in volcanoes that have spewed ice throughout their history.

Land excavator discovers ancient Native American canoe in Belle Rose; nearly 1,500 years old
17th September 2018 | wafb.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

A boat used by the Chitimacha tribe who lived along the Atchafalaya Basin has been found and radiocarbon dated to between 430 and 622 AD.

So much for free speech
17th September 2018 | washingtonpost.com | Humans

It has come to this — a circle of Australian politicians bullying a 9-year-old girl. Such is the case of Harper Nielsen, a pupil who has done what we always claim we want our young students to do: She thought for herself, formed a view and acted on it.

Mayan altar hints at ancient intrigue
17th September 2018 technology.inquirer.net | Ancient, Humans, Tech

An altar found at Guatemala’s La Corona site suggests the Mayan dynasty of Kaanul, known as the Snake Kings, acted like its namesake in slowly squeezing the rival kingdom of Tikal, archaeologists said.

Early cheese making may have helped lactose-intolerant farmers spread
17th September 2018 arstechnica.com | Ancient, Animal Life, Humans, Tech

Cheese may have helped fuel the spread of agriculture across Europe.

Scottish clan gets first chief in 337 years, after genealogist keeps promise to find the rightful heir
17th September 2018 | telegraph.co.uk | Ancient, Humans

A millionaire landowner has been announced as the chief of Clan Buchanan which has been without a head since 1681 after the 15th chief John Buchanan died, leaving no male heir or arrangements for his title to be passed on.

Fasces, Fascism, and How the Alt-Right Continues to Appropriate Ancient Roman Symbols
17th September 2018 hyperallergic.com | Ancient, Humans

The use of fasces by alt-right groups is another attempt to commandeer the insignia of ancient Rome to connect their movements to the bygone power and legitimacy of the Roman empire.

Spectacular ice age wolf pup and caribou dug up in Canada
17th September 2018 | theguardian.com | Ancient, Animal Life

It is extremely rare for fur, skin and muscle tissues to be preserved in the fossil record, but all three are present on these specimens, which have been radiocarbon-dated to more than 50,000 years old.

73,000-Year-Old Doodle May Be World’s Oldest Drawing
17th September 2018 | nationalgeographic.com | Ancient, Humans

A flake of stone from a cave in South Africa has experts debating when humans developed distinctly modern pursuits.

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