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Oldest Cave Art on Earth in Danger of Disappearing—10 Things You Need to Know
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Oldest Cave Art on Earth in Danger of Disappearing—10 Things You Need to Know

Archaeologists have studied delamination on the walls of karst caves on the island of Sulawesi and assessed the threat to…
In a first, Scientists Sequence 16,000-Year-Old Bear DNA From Cave Soil Samples
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In a first, Scientists Sequence 16,000-Year-Old Bear DNA From Cave Soil Samples

In one of the countless caves in Mexico, scientists were able to isolate DNA samples that belonged to extinct bear…
Ancient Cave Painting Artists Were High Due To Lack Of Oxygen Inside Caves
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Ancient Cave Painting Artists Were High Due To Lack Of Oxygen Inside Caves

Researchers Yafit Kedar and Ran Barkai from Tel Aviv University (Israel) have hypothesized that prehistoric artists went deep into caves…
ESA’s Intuitive Plan to Explore Vast Cave Systems on the Moon
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ESA’s Intuitive Plan to Explore Vast Cave Systems on the Moon

The European Space Agency has selected two projects to explore lunar caves for further development. One of them involves a rope…
This Is The Worlds Oldest Cave Painting And It Was Made More Than 45,500 Years Ago
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This Is The Worlds Oldest Cave Painting And It Was Made More Than 45,500 Years Ago

A cave painting of a pig discovered in a karst cave on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia has been…
Scientists Have Discovered A Mysterious Human Species in Tibetan Caves
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Scientists Have Discovered A Mysterious Human Species in Tibetan Caves

History is rewritten on a yearly basis with the progress of archaeology around the world. Several days ago, archaeologists wrote…
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Ancient Longyou Caves
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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Ancient Longyou Caves

Are the Longyou Caves in China evidence of ancient technology used by the mystical Anunnaki? By what means and technologies…
10 Things You Should Know About Vardzia Cave Monastery
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10 Things You Should Know About Vardzia Cave Monastery

Hidden in the slopes of the Georgian Erusteti Mountain lies a magnificent ancient cave city complex that rarely received the…
Researchers Confirm Existence of Cave and Subterranean Tunnels Beneath Ancient Pyramid at Teotihuacan
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Researchers Confirm Existence of Cave and Subterranean Tunnels Beneath Ancient Pyramid at Teotihuacan

Mexican archaeologists have confirmed by means of non-invasive techniques the discovery of a cave as well as a series of…
Never-Before-Seen Pristine Cave Pool Untouched for Millennia Discovered by Explorers
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Never-Before-Seen Pristine Cave Pool Untouched for Millennia Discovered by Explorers

A milky blue cave pool that remained untouched and isolated from the rest of the world for hundreds of thousands…
10,000-Year-Old Skeleton Found in a Sunken Mexican Cave Rewrites Early History
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10,000-Year-Old Skeleton Found in a Sunken Mexican Cave Rewrites Early History

Researchers have discovered a relatively well-preserved skeleton of what is believed to be a female inside the sunken caves of…
This 14,000-Year-Old Bison Cave Sculpture Is a Fascinating Example of Ancient Art
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This 14,000-Year-Old Bison Cave Sculpture Is a Fascinating Example of Ancient Art

A cave located in present-day France is home to one of the most amazing ancient sculptures in history: two bison…
3 Stumping Examples of Cave Art That Predate Civilization by at Least 40,000 Years
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3 Stumping Examples of Cave Art That Predate Civilization by at Least 40,000 Years

Tens of thousands of years ago, our ancestors roamed the planet in search of shelter and food. From time to…
How a 40,000-Year-Old “Cave-Art Code” May Have Given Rise to Human Writing
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How a 40,000-Year-Old “Cave-Art Code” May Have Given Rise to Human Writing

Tens of thousands of years ago, ancient people saw the necessity to leave behind them not only a legacy but…
44,000-Year-Old Cave Art Reveals Ancient Humans Depicted Shapeshifting Beings
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44,000-Year-Old Cave Art Reveals Ancient Humans Depicted Shapeshifting Beings

44,000-year-old cave art in southern Sulawesi shows what experts believe are shapeshifting beings and the earliest evidence of therianthropy. Around…
Researchers Find a Lost Subterranean World in a Cave Beneath Antarctica
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Researchers Find a Lost Subterranean World in a Cave Beneath Antarctica

The 24th Ukrainian expedition members to Antarctica have managed to trace down a cave that had long been lost. The…
40,000-Year-Old Cave Paintings in Asia And How We Are Rewriting the History of Art
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40,000-Year-Old Cave Paintings in Asia And How We Are Rewriting the History of Art

Numerous archeological and palaeontological studies have revealed that a plethora of caves in Europe are home to curious, incredible and…
The Fascinating Story Behind the Ancient Rock-Cut Ajanta Caves
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The Fascinating Story Behind the Ancient Rock-Cut Ajanta Caves

Starting around the second century BC, in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state of India, the ancients decided to create a series of rock-cut…
The Mystery Behind the Ancient Longyou Caves
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The Mystery Behind the Ancient Longyou Caves

One of the most mysterious cave systems anywhere in the world is without a doubt the Longyou Caves. These are…
Carved Out of a Mountain: The Ancient Rock-Cut Temple Cave Complex of Ellora
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Carved Out of a Mountain: The Ancient Rock-Cut Temple Cave Complex of Ellora

The construction of only ONE temple required removing three million cubic feet of stone, weighing more than 200,000 tons. Located…
40,000-Year-Old Cave Symbols May be Part of a Single Global Language
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40,000-Year-Old Cave Symbols May be Part of a Single Global Language

If we take a look at what history tells us, we will find that the earliest known writing systems developed…
People in Mesoamerica 33,000 Years Ago Research Finds—10 Reasons Why This is Huge
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People in Mesoamerica 33,000 Years Ago Research Finds—10 Reasons Why This is Huge

The question of when ancient humans first set foot in the Americas remains open to anthropologists. The current long-standing theory…
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