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Christ's tomb Exposed for First Time in Centuries

Restorers working in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Israel uncover stone slab venerated as the resting place of Jesus Christ.

Christ's tomb Exposed for First Time in Centuries
Elasmotherium sibiricum. Photo courtesy of palba.cz
Humans, 'unicorns' may have walked Earth at same time

A long-extinct animal known as the Siberian unicorn -- actually a long-horned rhinoceros -- may have walked the Earth 29,000 years ago.

Humans, 'unicorns' may have walked Earth at same time
Caveman's best friends? Preserved Ice Age puppies awe scientists
Caveman's best friends? Preserved Ice Age puppies awe scientists

hunters searching for mammoth tusks discovered an Ice Age puppy's snout peeking out from the permafrost.

Caveman's best friends? Preserved Ice Age puppies awe scientists
New 'Drowned Apostles' at popular Australia tourist site
New 'Drowned Apostles' at popular Australia tourist site

Researchers found five more columns under the sea to add up to the limestone stacks off the south coast of Australia known as the Twelve Apostles.

New 'Drowned Apostles' at popular Australia tourist site
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Headless human remains discovered in ancient Hun burials in Kazakhstan

Archaeologists in Kazakhstan are puzzled over headless remains found in ancient burials of Hun and Sarmat warriors.

Headless human remains discovered in ancient Hun burials in Kazakhstan
Photo © Oleg Paramonov
Khan Qoryk Festival to open in Ulytau in celebration of 550 anniversary of Kazakh Khaganate

First youth festival Khan Qoryk dedicated to the 550th anniversary of Kazakh Khaganate opens in Kazakhstan.

Khan Qoryk Festival to open in Ulytau in celebration of 550 anniversary of Kazakh Khaganate
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Age of Saka Princess discovered in 2013 determined

The age of the Saka Princess discovered in a tomb in Kazakhstan in 2013 has been finally determined.

Age of Saka Princess discovered in 2013 determined
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Ancient golden artefacts found in Almaty

Excavations in a burial mound in Almaty have found three unique artefacts dating two millennia back.

Ancient golden artefacts found in Almaty
Excavations at the ancient city of Talkhir. ©uniquekazakhstan.info/Andrey Mikhailov
Almaty one thousand years ago

Famous Kazakh historian Karl Baipakov speaks about the origins of Almaty in Medieval Ages.

Almaty one thousand years ago
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Well preserved mammoth tusks discovered near Karaganda

Workers of a mining company have discovered mammoth tusks in Karaganda Oblast.

Well preserved mammoth tusks discovered near Karaganda
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Giants inhabited pre-historic Kazakhstan?

A former resident of Karaganda Viacheslav Plokhov claims he found footprints of pre-historic giants in Kazakhstan. The news some might call

Giants inhabited pre-historic Kazakhstan?
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Ancient Saka burial accidentally discovered in Kazakhstan

Construction workers accidently stumbled upon an ancient burial near a village in East Kazakhstan Oblast.

Ancient Saka burial accidentally discovered in Kazakhstan
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Golden Princess found 2 years ago finally shown to public

The most significant archaeological find in Kazakhstan has finally been presented to the anxiously waiting public.

Golden Princess found 2 years ago finally shown to public
Two millstones and mortar fragment found in the settlement ©Akmola Media Ortalygy
Ancient settlement found in Kazakhstan

Archaeologists have discovered an ancient settlement on the bank of the Ishim River in Akmola oblast.

Ancient settlement found in Kazakhstan
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Reconstruction shows how ancient Scythian 'Princess' discovered in Kazakhstan looked like

Western Kazakhstani archaeologists finally displayed the exclusive artifacts found in the ancient noble woman burial site discovered in 2012 and presented the reconstructed garment of the Golden Woman.

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Reconstruction shows how ancient Scythian 'Princess' discovered in Kazakhstan looked like
Ulytau ©Saulet Sakenov
Kazakh researchers to explore cradle of nomadic culture

Kazakhstan National Geographic Society has launched an expedition into the epicenter of the nomadic civilization -Ulytau.

Kazakh researchers to explore cradle of nomadic culture
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Ancient instrument found in Turkic warrior burial in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstani scientists have found an ancient musical instrument in eastern Kazakhstan.

Ancient instrument found in Turkic warrior burial in Kazakhstan
Photo © Alibek Dzhenalinov
Ice age animal bones discovered in Northern Kazakhstan

Bones of ice age animals have been discovered in Pavlodar Oblast in northern Kazakhstan.

Ice age animal bones discovered in Northern Kazakhstan
Swastika on an ancient bowl found during excavations in Eastern Europe. Photo courtesy of slavianin.ru
Swastika-depicting vessels discovered in Kazakhstan

Bronze Age vessels depicting swastika have been excavated by archaeologists in Kazakhstan.

Swastika-depicting vessels discovered in Kazakhstan
Horse remains. Photo courtesy of "Akmola Media Ortalygy".
Elite Turkic warrior burial discovered in Kazakhstan

An archeological expedition in Zhaksy District of Akmola Oblast has discovered a burial of a warrior of the Turkic period belonging to 6-7 centuries AD and a horse in the neighboring mound.

Elite Turkic warrior burial discovered in Kazakhstan