Posts Tagged ‘ivory’

High Status Skeletal Find of “Ivory Man” in Valencia Turns out To Be “Ivory Lady”

In 2008, in southwest Spain’s Valencia, the skeletal grave of an ‘important person’ was undoubtedly found, with an array of precious artifacts. This included an elephant’s tusk, an ivory comb, a crystal dagger, an ostrich eggshell, and a flint dagger adorned with amber. Classified initially as “probable young male” between the ages of 17 and […]

First Temple Period Ivory Plaques, From Bible, Found in Jerusalem

During joint excavations in the City of David (ancient Jerusalem), archaeologists from Tel Aviv University and the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) unearthed the remains of rare and valuable artifacts from the First Temple period (970 to 586 BC).  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Vikings Shipped Walrus Ivory to Medieval Islamic Merchants 4000km Away!

With the accelerated pace of climate change and global warming wreaking havoc on the ice sheets of the world, particularly Greenland, new evidence emerges from the ice-capped country. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later 

The Ivory Tower Is Dead

Above Photo: A discussion on the rise of the “UniverCity.” New Haven Rising stages a projection highlighting Yale University’s tax break as a nonprofit institution on August 26, 2020. Davarian L. Baldwin’s recent book, In the Shadow of the Ivory Tower, offers an insightful examination—and stirring critique—of the role of universities in the political economy […]

40,000-BC Ivory Pendant is the Oldest Eurasian Jewelry, Says Study

A skillfully decorated mammoth ivory pendant found in Stajnia Cave in southern Poland in 2010 has been radiocarbon dated to approximately 40,000 BC, as is detailed in a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports . The ornate ivory pendant, which was decorated with a curved series of carefully placed puncture marks, it is […]

Ivory Coast begins Ebola vaccinations after first case detected in nearly 30 years

The Ivory Coast is vaccinating against Ebola after recording its first case of the killer disease in nearly 30 years. An 18-year-old Guinean woman tested positive for the illness last week, health minister Pierre N’Gou Demba told state TV station RTI. Officials said the woman arrived in the Ivory Coast on Wednesday having travelled by […]

Ex-Ivory Coast leader acquited by the ICC expected to fly home for first time in decade

The former president of the Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo checked in at Belgium’s main airport on Thursday, his lawyer said, ready to fly to his home country for the first time in nearly a decade after being acquitted by the International Criminal Court Gbagbo was not seen checking in by waiting media, but lawyer Habiba […]

Fox 26 Reporter Ivory Hecker Releases Tape of Bosses; Sounds Alarm on ‘Corruption’ & ‘Censorship’

Fox 26 reporter Ivory Hecker was suspended today, after announcing live on-air that she had decided to come to Project Veritas for what she described as pure “corruption” at the Houston affiliate – She said the station’s actions are an affront to real journalism and claimed leadership prioritizes corporate interests over the viewer. Hecker obtained […]

Ivory Coast citizens become first in world to receive Covid vaccines under Covax initiative

People in the Ivory Coast will be the first in the world to receive coronavirus vaccines under the Covax initiative. The roll-out began in the West African nation on Monday under the international initiative to vaccine some of the most vulnerable people. Some 504,000 of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine arrived in the commercial capital of Abidjan […]

Hunters Melted and Sculpted Ivory 12,000 Years Ago

A report out this week has evidence of ivory softening for creating tools and ornamental animals being achieved by ancient people more than 12,000 years ago. However, the Siberian scientist who made this discovery is at a total loss explaining how the ancient hunters made the playdoh-like material used to make the collection of ancient […]

Ivory Coast opposition in united front at 30,000 strong pre-election rally

Opposition leaders and supporters in Ivory Coast gathered at a stadium in Abidjan to reject a third mandate of Alassane Ouattara, the current president of the country who is running for another term in office. The opposition supporters, who came from different cities to the Felix Houphoubet Boigny stadium, carried banners reading “Civil disobedience. No […]

Ancient Siberian Carved Mammoth Ivory Yields Amazing New Information!

A team of Siberian archaeologists has studied a collection of 24,000-year-old mammoth ivory revealing hitherto unknown secrets of ancient craft technologies. The year 2020 has produced a number of incredible scientific papers about ancient mammoths and their interactions with early humans. Topics covered in these papers include the oldest mammoth traps ever discovered in Mexico, […]

Ivory Trade To Be Banned In The UK To Protect Elephants

Next Story Elephants are pretty incredible beings! Not unlike ourselves, they often live to be 70 years old, they genuinely mourn the deaths of their loved ones, and they have a huge capacity for feeling emotions. They also use their feet to listen, picking up on vibrations in the ground, and can hold memories, with […]

Prehistoric Musicians of Europe – Mammoth Ivory and Bird Bone Flutes from 40,000 BCE

The researchers have obtained important new radiocarbon dates for bones found in the same archaeological layers as a variety of musical instruments. The instruments take the form of flutes made from the bird bones and mammoth ivory. They were excavated at a key site in Germany, which is widely believed to have been occupied by […]

Tiny Homes for the Homeless Now Under Attack in California

Isaac Davis, StaffWaking Times Personal liberty is under attack in so many areas of American society, and combined with a faltering economy, people are in greater need than ever of finding ways to survive economically while still maintaining basic freedoms. The tiny house movement is one of the many creative ways in which people are […]

Anonymous Takes Down Greek Central Bank… For a Few Minutes

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HEALTH MAX Brands   The hacker group called Anonymous is taking responsibility for crashing the Greek Central Bank (GCB) website for a few minutes using a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS). Spyros Frangos, press adviser for the GCB, told the media that […]

‘Holiest day of the year’: Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter worldwide

Thousands of people have been queuing outside Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior, eager to attend the sacred service, RT’s Emily Siu reports. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev were among the visitors. The magnificent service led by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, […]

Trump now in commanding position, Ohio loss may be blessing in disguise

By Dr. Patrick Slattery — Yet another “Super Tuesday” has come and gone, and once again Donald Trump has won the round. Marco Rubio has been knocked out of the race, but Ohio Governor John Kasich won his home state and all its 66 delegates, giving him the boost he needed to stay in the […]

“Russian Trace” behind the North Korean Missile

Konstantin Asmolov (NEO) : For some, political prejudice and poor competency have become synonymous with the South Korean intelligence services. Every now and then our magazine informed its readers about yet another fishy story it got itself into and published some mind-boggling “revelation,” which later got exposed as utter gimmicks. And, although the Republic of […]

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