Bone age dating archaeology

The researchers have documented more than 450 wrecks while scanning the areas of the North Sea and the Skagerrak strait, which flows between Denmark and Norway.Nine of those wrecks have been identified as German submarines.To read in-depth about Hadrian's Wall, go to "The Wall at the End of the Empire." reports that researchers from the Sea War Museum Jutland have found the wreckage of U-3523, a Nazi submarine sunk by a British aerial assault on May 6, 1945, the day after Nazi forces surrendered in Denmark.The extremely quiet Type XXI vessel was said to have been capable of travel from Europe to South America without surfacing.To read in-depth about Viking coin hoards on another island in the Baltic Sea, go to "Hoards of the Vikings." PLOVDIV, BULGARIA—The site of an opulent medieval building in southern Bulgaria has yielded a lusterware plate made in Egypt, fragments of colorful murals, and ancient roadways, according to a report in .The pottery, decorated with a human form and a metallic glaze, has been dated to the twelfth or thirteenth century A. The cellar in which the plate was recovered had been decorated with murals painted in red, green, and blue.To read about a pioneering lidar study of a major Maya site, go to "Lasers in the Jungle." reports that Michael Zellmann-Rohrer of Oxford University has translated a 1,500-year-old papyrus discovered near the pyramid of Pharaoh Senwosret I in 1934 by researchers from New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Froment and Rozzi note that cows were common during the Neolithic period, so it was unlikely the surgeon needed to save the life of a food animal.

They think the operation may have been practice for trepanation on humans.

To read more about Neolithic technology, go to "The Neolithic Toolkit." reports that traces of red and yellow pigments have been detected on the Antonine Wall’s distance stones with x-ray fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy technology.

Historic records indicate the U-3523 had been carrying a crew of 58, but its mission is unknown.

The submarine was found in the North Sea, about nine miles from the site where the British navy reported the hit, partially buried in the sea bed on a diagonal.

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