Archaeologists Rediscover 18th Century Ice-Well in London

A team of archaeologists from Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) has rediscovered a large, well-preserved subterranean ice-well dating from 1780. Located just off Regent’s Park, the subterranean ice-well would have been one of the largest of its kind when first built — measuring an impressive 24.6 foot (7.5 m) wide …

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2.4-Million-Year-Old Stone Tools, Cutmarked Bones Found in Algeria

An international team of archaeologists and paleoanthropologists has uncovered 2.4-million-year-old stone artifacts and cutmarked bones at the archaeological site of Ain Boucherit in Algeria. The discovery, reported in the journal Science, suggests that humans’ ancestors inhabited the Mediterranean fringe in North Africa much earlier than previously thought. The Ain Boucherit …

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Archaeologists Uncover Remnants of Ancient City of Tenea

Archaeologists in Greece have unearthed what they believe are the remnants of the long-lost ancient city of Tenea. An aerial view of the archaeological excavation site near Chiliomodi, Greece. Image credit: Greek Culture Ministry. Tenea was an ancient Greek (then Roman) city founded in the 12th or 13th century BC. …

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