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Extremely valuable gold mask pushes knowledge of China's history

Extremely valuable gold mask pushes knowledge of China's history

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The more than 3,000-year-old gold mask was discovered in a rich nobleman's tomb during an archaeological excavation in Zhengzhou Shang City in central China's Henan Province. It is the first Shang Dynasty gold mask ever discovered and the only full-face mask of its kind.
The first complete Roman writing set has been discovered

The first complete Roman writing set has been discovered

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A Roman writing set from the late Roman period was found in Istanbul, Turkey. It is the first complete writing set to survive, with a shallow bowl, a miniature amphora-shaped calamus and a bone pen that still bears traces of red ink. It was used exclusively by civil servants and courtiers.
World's oldest amputation rewrites existing understanding of prehistoric medicine

World's oldest amputation rewrites existing understanding of prehistoric medicine

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The journal Nature brought a huge sensation: a Neolithic skeleton with a surgically amputated leg was discovered in the Liang Tebo cave on the island of Borneo. It is by far the oldest confirmed surgical amputation, dating back 31,000 years! The previous one was "only" 7,000 years old. The discovery fundamentally changes the scientific view of the development of prehistoric medicine.
264 gold coins under the floor

264 gold coins under the floor

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Incredibly lucky was the couple who discovered 264 gold coins under the floor of a house in the North Yorkshire village of Ellerby. The depot was in a pot. The finders plan to sell the treasure at auction for at least £250,000.
The largest Roman penis ever found in Córdoba

The largest Roman penis ever found in Córdoba

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A bas-relief of a phallus over half a metre long has been discovered on the wall of a massive Roman building in Nueva Carteya, Spain. The symbol, believed by the Romans to ward off evil curses and bring good luck, was carved into the front profile of the limestone stone at the base of the tower-like structure. It is one of the largest pyjamas ever discovered in the Roman world, possibly the largest ever, according to archaeologists.
13.5.2019 24 jewels and 2776 gold and silver coins

13.5.2019 24 jewels and 2776 gold and silver coins

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A real treasure was discovered in the cellar of a house in the former Jewish ghetto in Keszthely. It contained 24 jewels and 2,776 rare gold and silver coins. The original owners of this wealth are believed to have died in a concentration camp.
Unprecedented find of 6,500 years of gold rings in a Neolithic grave

Unprecedented find of 6,500 years of gold rings in a Neolithic grave

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Near the city of Oradea in western Romania, a unique set has been discovered that is unparalleled in Europe. During the construction of a new A3 motorway link, workers came across the grave of a Copper Age woman. It contained two gold beads, 800 bone beads, a spiral copper bracelet and above all 169 gold rings.
Archaeologists recover unique ancient objects from Tuscan hot springs

Archaeologists recover unique ancient objects from Tuscan hot springs

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San Casciano dei Bagni is one of Italy's top destinations with hot springs that have been visited for over 2,000 years. The present-day town is located just a few metres from the ancient spa complex. Archaeologists have discovered thousands of well-preserved artefacts here. They are revealing new insights into the interconnectedness of the cultures of the time with healing springs and religion.

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