Neatorama Posts Tagged "Archaeology"
The Mystery of the Golden Spirals...

Archaeologists have unearthed gold from Zealand in...  ...r possibilities? See more pictures of the find at Archaeology

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/14/The-Mystery-of-the-Golden-Spirals/
The Oldest Known Song Dates Back 3,400 Years...

In 1988, Robert Fink published an article in Archaeologica Musica describing how a scholar was able to translate tablets from the ancient Levantine city of Ugarit. These tablets, which date back to about 1,400 B.C., cont...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/13/The-Oldest-Known-Song-Dates-Back-3400-Years/
Family Finds 2,000-Year Old Ritual Bath Beneath Their Living Room Floor...

(Photo: Assaf Perez/IAA)A family in Jerusalem, Israel found an incredible archaeological find beneath their living room floor: a huge, well-preserved, and ancient mikveh, which is a Jewish ritual bath. It's carved direct...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/06/Family-Finds-2000-Year-Old-Ritual-Bath-Beneath-Their-Living-Room-Floor/
Future Cockroach Archaeologists...

They say that cockroaches will outlive all other life forms on earth. If that’s the case, they may have a hard time figuring out the life forms they left behind during the apocalypse. Like the 21st-century teenager...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/05/Future-Cockroach-Archaeologists/
Starving Felons, and Other Lessons from Prison Archaeology

Life in prison in the 18th and 19th centuries could be brutal, according to a memoir by convicted counterfeiter William Stuart. His accounts of starvation rations were taken with a grain of salt due to his reputation, bu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/20/Starving-Felons-and-Other-Lessons-from-Prison-Archaeology/
The New Jersey Cemetery Trapped in the 19th Century...

A couple of weeks ago, we learned about cemeteries that go out of business. That’s what happened to New Jersey’s oldest cemetery, the Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery, founded in 1831. It had been f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/28/The-New-Jersey-Cemetery-Trapped-in-the-19th-Century/
Blocked Toilet Leads to New History Museum...

Luciano Faggiano kept battling a toilet that clogged up regularly at his restaurant in Lecce, Italy. In 2000, he’d finally had enough and enlisted his sons to dig up his plumbing system and fix it once and for all....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/16/Blocked-Toilet-Leads-to-New-History-Museum/
Customer Service Complaint, 1750 B.C....

(Photo: unknown)Please remain on the line. You clay tablet is very important to us. Tablets will be answered in the order in which they were received.The British Museum owns a baked clay tablet from the Mesopotamian city...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/25/Customer-Service-Complaint-1750-BC/
This Skeleton Couple Has Been Locked in an Embrace for 5,800 Years...

(Photo: Greek Ministry of Culture)Archaeologists in southern Greece uncovered the well-preserved skeletal remains of two people. DNA testing confirms that one is a man and the other a woman. According to Anastassia Papat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/15/This-Skeleton-Couple-Has-Been-Locked-in-an-Embrace-for-5800-Years/
10 of the United States' Most Intriguing Archaeological Mysteries...

There are quite a few places where early Americans left their marks, but did not leave us any explanations. European explorers had never seen anything like them, and local people said they’d always been there for r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/21/10-of-the-United-States-Most-Intriguing-Archaeological-Mysteries/




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