Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Archaeologists discovered world’s oldest harbor, hieroglyphic papyri

Mideast Egypt Antiquities

A team of archaeologists in Egypt has unearthed what are believed to be the world’s most ancient harbour and a set of hieroglyphic papyri dating to the third millennium B.C. “The port of Wadi el-Jarf located on the Red Sea, 180 km south of Suez, dates to around 2,600 B.C. and the reign of King Khufu,” Minister for Antiquities Mohammed More...

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Bronze Age necropolis unearthed in Serbia

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Scientists crack ancient bone disease

Traces of a bone infection known as brucellosis were found in ancient skeletal remains, according Continue reading “Scientists crack ancient bone disease” »  More...

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Mayan Doomsday Prophecy of 2012 apocalypse ‘wrongly translated’

A German expert has claimed that the ancient prediction that the world will come to an end in 2012, has been wrongly translated Continue reading “Mayan Doomsday Prophecy of 2012 apocalypse ‘wrongly translated’” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, December 1st, 2011

‘Breadcrumbs trail’ may re-write ‘out of Africa’ theory

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