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More than 1,500 human remains discovered buried in an ancient cemetery in Japan

More than 1,500 human remains discovered buried in an ancient cemetery in Japan

A team of archaeologists discovered the remains of more than 1,500 people during excavations at an ancient cemetery in the Japanese city of Osaka, the Osaka Council of Education and the Cultural Heritage Association reported. According to experts, the Umedahaka tombs - one of the seven historically important cemeteries in the city - date back to the late Edo period (1603–1867) and early Meiji era (1868–1912).

Peru recovers a valuable 1838 manuscript by Justo Apu Sahuaraura Inca

Peru recovers a valuable 1838 manuscript by Justo Apu Sahuaraura Inca

Peru recovered a valuable manuscript written in 1838 by Justo Apu Sahuaraura Inca, a Catholic priest, hero of the Independence and direct descendant of the Incas, who dedicated himself in the 19th century to rescuing the memory of his ancestors. Titled «Memories of the monarchy Peruvian or sketch of the history of the Incas «, the writing disappeared during the War of the Pacific (1879-1884), which pitted Chile against Peru and Bolivia and stripped the Peruvians of various cultural assets.

Najelda SP-227 - History

Najelda SP-227 - History

Najelda(SP-277: dp. 52; 1. 65& 39;; b. 18& 39;5& 34;; dr. 5& 39;; s. 10 k., a. 1 6pdr., 2 mg.)Najelda, a wooden motor boat, was built in 1907 by N. Emanuel, Brunswick, Ga. for Capt. F. P. Barry, New Orleans, La.; acquired by the Navy 1 May 1917; and was commissioned 6 May 1917. After patrol duty along the Gulf Coast, she was decommissioned 9 December 1918, struck from the Naval Register 11 June 1919, and sold to A.

Trench on the Mareth Line

Trench on the Mareth Line

Trench on the Mareth Line Here we see British troops advancing down a trench in the Mareth Line in southern Tunisia, probably soon after the end of the fighting (North African Campaign).

Karl Schmidt : Biography

Karl Schmidt : Biography

Karl Schmidt was born in 1826. He was educated as a lawyer but decided against following his profession because his political, social, and moral views made it impossible for him to serve what he considered to be the authoritarian government led by Otto von Bismarck. He became a stone mason and house builder, who developed strong socialist opinions after reading the work of Karl Marx.

Fossil of an unknown dinosaur found in Brazil

Fossil of an unknown dinosaur found in Brazil

A fossil about 115 million years old was found in northeastern Brazil. It belongs to a hitherto unknown species of dinosaur. It is the "Aratasaurus museunacionali", a new species of medium-sized theropod, which reached 3.12 meters in height and could weigh up to 34.25 kilograms.