Read more about the article WHAT HAVE YOU DUNE? Outrage As Influencer Carves Initials Into Ancient Fossil Dune
An unidentified Italian model and influencer carves A and D on the 342,000-year-old fossils of the Barranco de los Enamorados dunes in Fuerteventura, Spain, undated. Spanish police are looking at for him. (CEN)

WHAT HAVE YOU DUNE? Outrage As Influencer Carves Initials Into Ancient Fossil Dune

An Italian influencer has caused outrage after he filmed himself carving his initials into an ancient rock in the Canary Islands. https://vimeo.com/771093780 The suspect's identity was withheld in reports, but he reportedly describes himself on Instagram - where he has 38,000 followers - as an actor and model from Bologna.…

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Read more about the article ANCIENT RELICS: US Returns 60 Stolen Artefacts To Italy With Estimated Value Of GBP 18 Million
Picture shows some of the artefacts that were returned, undated. The artefacts with an estimated value of over 20 million dollars, were repatriated to Rome, Italy from the United States, where they had been marketed by traffickers. (Emanuele Antonio Minerva/Newsflash)

ANCIENT RELICS: US Returns 60 Stolen Artefacts To Italy With Estimated Value Of GBP 18 Million

A total of 60 stolen archaeological artefacts valued at nearly GBP 18 million were returned from the United States to Italy following a criminal investigation spanning years. Some of the repatriated finds reportedly date back to the 1st century AD. Their total value has reportedly been estimated at around EUR…

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Read more about the article CROCCY HORROR: Mummified Fertility Crocs Found In Ancient Egyptian Tomb
Photo shows the excavations in 2019 at Qubbat al-Hawa in Aswan, Egypt, by archaeologists of the University of Jaen. They found ten crocodile mummies. (Patricia Moria, Jose Louis Perez Garcia/Newsflash)

CROCCY HORROR: Mummified Fertility Crocs Found In Ancient Egyptian Tomb

A 2,500-year-old tomb with ten mummified crocodiles unearthed near the Nile was probably a tribute to an ancient Egyptian fertility god, experts have revealed. Experts say the mummified reptiles were probably a tribute to the croc-headed deity Sobek, worshipped as the creator of the Nile. The remains were found at…

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Read more about the article COINING IT: Priceless Hoard Of Ancient Gold And Silver Treasure Unearthed
Dr Peter Hoeglinger, Dr Wilfried Haslauer, Dr Martin Hochleitner, Dr Brigitta Pallauf, Dr Holger Wendling, from the Salzburg Museum and deputy mayor Bernhard Auinger and mayor Adolf Rieger (from left to right) pose in undated photo. The Salzburg Museum, Austria, celebrated its 100th anniversary. (Salzburg Museum/Newsflash)

COINING IT: Priceless Hoard Of Ancient Gold And Silver Treasure Unearthed

A priceless hoard of ancient Celtic gold, silver jewellery and coins has gone on show in Austria. Dr Peter Hoeglinger, Dr Wilfried Haslauer, Dr Martin Hochleitner, Dr Brigitta Pallauf, Dr Holger Wendling, from the Salzburg Museum and deputy mayor Bernhard Auinger and mayor Adolf Rieger (from left to right) pose…

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Read more about the article KEEP IT IN THE FARM-ILY: Ancient Greeks Married First Cousins To Protect Their Estates
Image shows olive harvesting in the Aegean Bronze Age, undated photo. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, got new insights into Bronze Age marriage rules and family structures in Greece. (Nikola Nevenov/Newsflash)

KEEP IT IN THE FARM-ILY: Ancient Greeks Married First Cousins To Protect Their Estates

Ancient Greeks kept their estates and farmlands together by arranging for first cousins to marry each other, a new study has revealed. Image shows Bronze Age family harvesting grain, undated photo. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, got new insights into Bronze Age marriage…

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