10 Unusual Musical Instruments From Around the World — Google Arts & Culture

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Christmas Countdown Day 6 – Prehistoric Track-ways: The Harroway

So for the Day 6 Christmas Countdown I thought I would return to my segment on prehistoric Track-ways, with another one that is close to where I live - The Harrow Way. The Harrow Way, or Old Way,  is a ancient track-way in the south of England that runs from Seaton in Devon to Dover … Continue reading Christmas Countdown Day 6 – Prehistoric Track-ways: The Harroway

Stone Tool Workshop Unearthed in Tibet — Archaeological Headlines – Archaeology Magazine

BEIJING, CHINA—Cosmos Magazine reports that a team of researchers led by Xiaoling Zhang of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has unearthed a 30,000-year-old stone tool workshop in central Tibet—some 15,000 feet above sea level. Evidence from the site, known as Nwya Devu, suggests humans were able to survive at the area's extremely high altitude at… via … Continue reading Stone Tool Workshop Unearthed in Tibet — Archaeological Headlines – Archaeology Magazine

Hoard of Ottoman-Era Coins Unearthed in Bulgaria — Archaeological Headlines – Archaeology Magazine

PLEVEN, BULGARIA—Archaeology in Bulgaria reports that inmates discovered two pots filled with silver coins dating to the Ottoman Empire on the grounds of Pleven Prison, which is located in northern Bulgaria. The more than 7,000 akces, weighing more than 18 pounds in all, are thought to have been buried in the nineteenth century. Archaeologist Vladimir… via … Continue reading Hoard of Ottoman-Era Coins Unearthed in Bulgaria — Archaeological Headlines – Archaeology Magazine

Chinese archaeologists discover 2,000-year-old liquor in ancient tomb — Ancientfoods

original article: Xinhuanet.com ZHENGZHOU, Nov. 6 (Xinhua) — Archaeologists in central China’s Henan Province on Tuesday poured liquid out of a bronze pot unearthed from a Western Han Dynasty (202 BC to AD 8) tomb into a measuring glass, which gave off an aroma of rich wine. “There are 3.5 liters of the […] via Chinese … Continue reading Chinese archaeologists discover 2,000-year-old liquor in ancient tomb — Ancientfoods

Neolithic Stone Mask Recovered in Israel — Archaeological Headlines – Archaeology Magazine

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL—According to an AFP report, a rare, 9,000-year-old mask made of pink and yellow sandstone was found in the Pnei Hever region of the West Bank. “The last one that we know was found 35 years ago,” said archaeologist Ronit Lupu of the Israel Antiquities Authority. Stone masks have been linked to the rise… via … Continue reading Neolithic Stone Mask Recovered in Israel — Archaeological Headlines – Archaeology Magazine