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Visigothic Kingdom, Pseudo-Imperial Issue in the name of Justinian I, AV Solidus. ca 53...

Votive crown from the Treasure of Guarrazar (Mus�e de Cluny)

The Treasure of Guarrazar is an archeolog...

San Pedro de la Nave from the southwest

The Visigothic church of San Pedro de la Nave ("St. Peter of the Ship") is located in the town of Campillo, in the municipal u...

A votive crown belonging to Recceswinth, the Visigothic King of Hispania (the Iberian Peninsula) from 649�672: jointly with his fa...

The Mausoleum of Theodoric is an ancient monument just outside Ravenna, Italy. It was built in 520 by Theodoric the Great - king of the Ostrogoths - as his future tomb...
Making History
By Austin Craig and Daniella De Luca Article Launched: 09/15/2008 12:00:00 AM MDT

   Researchers from New Mexico State University are rep...

ScienceDaily (Sep. 5, 2008) �

   In a surprising reversal of conventional wisdom, a DNA-based study has revealed that the last of the woolly mammoths�which lived between 40,000 and 4,000 years ago�had roots that were exclusively North American.

Giant clams two feet long might have helped feed prehistoric humans as they first migrated out of Africa, new research reveals.

Saturday, August 30, 2008

Charles Q. Choi

The species, ...
Buried treasure

Published Date: 30 August 2008
By Jim Gilchrist
Scotland's archaeological heritage can be hidden for years, depending on crops, weather, even the light. But there is a team dedicated to making sure the land's secrets don't remain unseen
Russian Mystery Blast Caused by Comet, Acid Rain Hints

James Owen for National Geographic News July 22, 2008

The theory that a comet-based meteorite devastated a vast area of Siberia when it blew apart in Earth's atmosphere a hundred years ago ...
Amerindian History

The first people migrated to Greenland across the Davis Strait from the American continent more than 4,000 years ago. The first links with E...
Adapted from a text by Robert McGhee Canadian Museum of Civilization

Have you ever wondered how and when the Inuit came to live in Canada and where they came from? We do not know all of the answers, but archaeology and Inuit legends provide us ...
Hare fur yarn, wooden tally sticks may mean visitors arrived 1,000 years ago

JANE GEORGE September 12, 2008

  Hare fur yarn

   Vikings - or perhap...
Alexis Okeowo in M�xico City
for National Geographic News

August 22, 2008
A labyrinth filled with stone temples and pyramids in 14 caves�some underwater�have been uncovered on Mexico's Yucat�n Peninsula, archaeologists announced last week.

The discover...

Roberto Velazquez has devoted his career to recreating the forgotten sounds of his distant ancestors.

History of Post-Columbian America

The northeastern tip of Anastasia Island: The Illustrated Drake's Raid

Not sure why it would be any more complicated than banging the an...
Can you solve the mystery of an animal burial in Florida?

Photos courtesy of the City of St. Augustine, Florida

In the summer of 2007, Carl D. Halbirt, St. Augustine City Archaeologist, was conducting an excavation in response to the construction of a ...
I am going back into the field. I will be gone a few weeks. If you wish to discuss such matters as the jesuits, please post me,, I will reply soon after my return.
HOLA Wyoming, you posted -->

I too know some things which may interest you as well.

What about ME?   I am interrested also  snifff

Don Jose de La Mancha

HIO GOLLYUM  I have no idea how I missed your posts  sniff. but rest assured I will check each time from now on.   ---  IFyou leave that purty White Land rover to me in your will. snicker

Don Jose de La Mancha  yer olebuddy

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