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You will not believe what this syringe was used for on Blackbeard's ship

(CNN) — Shiver me timbers: Archaeologists have unveiled some unnerving medical tools found amid the wreckage of Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge.

Linda Carnes-McNaughton, a volunteer archaeologist on the project, recently presented what she and other researchers from the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources discovered about the equipment at the Society for Historical Archaeology’s annual meeting. 216 more words

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Pillagers of the Past and an Interview with Author Jordan Jacobs

For decades, Hollywood and other entertainment outlets have depicted archaeologists as globe-trotting treasure hunters with a thirst for adventure, a taste for shiny trinkets, and a flagrant disregard for the integrity and safety of the ancient sites they’re trespassing on. 1,827 more words

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Archaeologists Make Surprising Discovery at Neolithic Site in Scotland

A giant-sized Neolithic Era cow found as archaeologists excavated at the famous Ness of Brodgar site in Orkney

It wasn’t a buried cache of gold or silver that excavators came across as they methodically dug down through the remains of one of Scotland’s most ancient archaeological sites. 526 more words

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Mysterious 1882 Winchester rifle found in Nevada's Great Basin National Park propped against tree

Washington Post: Archaeologists conducting surveys in Nevada’s Great Basin National Park came upon a gun frozen in time: a .44-40 Winchester rifle manufactured in 1882. It was propped up against a juniper tree. 37 more words

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Stunning prehistoric art discovered in the Altai Mountains of Siberia

 

The Saldyar Valley in the Altai Mountains of southern Siberia were archaeologists have discovered a stunning alfresco gallery of prehistoric art

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Mick Aston: Support for a Time Team tribute show grows

 

 

Mick Aston (left) at the Time Team Big Roman Dig of 2005 with Tim Taylor, Time Team’s originator and producer

Image credit G de la Bedoyere. 238 more words

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The Tomb of a Previously Unknown Queen Has Been Unearthed in Egypt

Archeologists in Egypt have stumbled across the tomb of a previously unknown queen, believed to be the wife of a pharaoh who ruled 4,500 years ago, Egyptian officials announced Sunday. 109 more words

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