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Mayiladumparai (TN): India’s earliest Iron Age site

Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu announced in the state Assembly that Mayiladumparai is the oldest Iron Age site currently found in India. How is it confirmed that Mayiladumparai is the oldest Iron Age site? Radiocarbon dating of excavations from the Mayiladumparai site confirmed that it is the oldest Iron Age site currently found in India. ..

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Telangana Iron Age memorial

A menhir was spotted on the roadside at Ellarigudem, a hamlet in Mahaboobabad district of Telangana. About the discovery The Archaeologist Sivanagireddy noticed this menhir during his survey of archaeological and heritage remains under the ‘Preserve Heritage for Posterity’ program. According to him, the menhir belongs to the Iron Age or Megalithic period (3,500 years ..

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Evidence of First Ear Surgery

A group of archaeologists have found 5,300-year-old skull in a Spanish tomb, that shows possibly the oldest evidence of ear surgery. Highlights Several cut marks are visible in the skull across the left ear canal. This implies that, surgery may have been done to relieve pain. It shows the evidence of two perforations, near its ..

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What is Nok Culture?

The scientists from the University of Bristol and Goethe University have found traces of bee wax in the potteries unearthed in Nigeria. These potteries belong to the Nok Culture. Inference From the unearthed pots, it has been concluded that bee and bee products were created before 40,000 years. The practice of bee keeping dates back ..

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