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350 archaeological remains unearthed during excavation; experts claim findings to be 50,000 years-old!

350 archaeological remains unearthed during excavation; experts claim findings to be 50,000 years-old!

The excavation work was started in the second week of February by Prof Mishra and the team.

New method to help decode rare fragile manuscripts

Norwegian researchers are developing new high-tech tools to unlock the secrets hidden in fragile pieces of parchment that are difficult to study because of their age, rarity and susceptibility to contamination.

US battleground dig uncovers British fort's stone walls

An archaeological dig at an 18th-century military site has uncovered large sections of stone walls that are believed to have been constructed within a larger British fortification that was never completed more than 250 years ago.

More police than tourists in Egypt`s Luxor after foiled attack

The Karnak temple in Egypt`s Luxor was open as usual Thursday despite a foiled suicide and gun attack on the world-famous site that police said would have been a "massacre".

Explorers say pirate Captain Kidd`s treasure found off Madagascar

A team of American explorers on Thursday claimed to have discovered silver treasure from the infamous 17th-century Scottish pirate William Kidd in a shipwreck off the coast of Madagascar.

130-year-old gun found leaning against a tree in US

A 130-year-old weather-beaten rifle touted as "the gun that won the West" has been found leaning against a tree at the mountains of remote eastern Nevada in the US.

Cemetery of mummies found in Egypt

Cemetery of mummies found in Egypt

Researchers have found a cemetery in Egypt which contains the remains of more than one million mummies.

Archaeological site from Peking Man era unearthed in NE China

Chinese archaeologists claim to have discovered another important site of human activity in North East China dating back 300,000 to 500,000 years, roughly contemporary with Peking Man.

Snake robot to aid search-and-rescue

Inspired by the amazing ability of sidewinder snakes to quickly climb sandy slopes, researchers have created a robot that can climb sand hills better, an advance that may aid search-and-rescue operations.

Research needed to locate the mythological Saraswati River: Uma Bharti

To locate the mythological Saraswati River more research is needed, Uma Bharti, Union Water Resources Minister said today.

Archaeologists discover earlier stone age artifacts in South Africa

Tens of thousands of Earlier Stone Age artifacts, including hand axes and others have been discovered by archaeologist in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.

Remains of 10,000-year-old elephant found in Mexico

In the central Mexican state of Tlaxcala, scientist found a 10,000 year old elephant`s skull and tusk.

3D technology to revolutionise archaeology, palaeontology

Are we heading towards a time when it will be common for an archaeologist sitting at one corner of the world studying ancient artefacts discovered and stored in a distant land without even visiting that place?

Bone in box may be from England`s King Alfred

A team of archaeologists said Friday they may have found one of the bones of King Alfred the Great, who fought off the Vikings and laid the foundations for the English nation.

`First cave painters may have been mostly women`

An American archaeological anthropologist has said that measurements of ancient cave handprints suggest that the majority of the artists may have been women.

Odisha wants IIT, NISER to start Archaeology course

With Odisha housing a large number of ancient monuments, including temples dating back to 10 AD, the state government has urged two premier institutes here to start advanced courses on archaeology.

Ancient cave paintings create illusion of movement

Ancient cave artists created the illusion of images moving across cave walls, relying on "cartoon-like" techniques, say French researchers.

Beijing floods: 160 heritage sites damaged

About 160 historical sites were damaged in floods caused by the heaviest rainfall in six decades in Beijing and suburbs.

Pakistan hurries to restore Katas Raj temple

Indian Prime Minster Manmohan Singh is expected to visit Chakwal during his trip to Pakistan scheduled for August.

China`s Great Wall longer than originally measured

New studies reveal that China`s Great Wall could be almost 2.4 times longer than originally measured to run 8,851.8 km.