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# Ancient

All time
A footprint found in Chile is 'oldest' in Americas, scientists say
The scientists say the footprint dates from at least 15,600 years ago.
National Museum of Ireland recovers Bronze Age axe found through illegal metal detecting
The museum is now appealing to the public to report discoveries of archaeological objects.
Scientists discover that a bone fragment from 343AD 'could belong to Santa'
“It is exciting to think that these relics could in fact be genuine.”
People hadn't set foot in this ancient 'lost city' in the Honduran jungle for 500 years - until now
The 1,000-year-old ruins were buried in the rainforest, in a round valley ringed by steep cliffs.
People are losing it over how the kids from the sitcom Outnumbered have aged
Ah here.
15 things that are guaranteed to make Irish people feel old
Some facts. Some experiences. So old.
A bedroom frozen in time - the interiors of a life 100 years ago
The room in a French village has remained as it was at the time of the World War I soldier’s death almost a century ago.
Earliest human footprints in Europe found on British beach
The footprints, belonging to both adults and children, are about 800,000 years old.
25 things that will make every Irish person feel ancient
These things will make you realise how fast the years have flown by.
WARNING: These things are likely to make you feel old
Eminem is 40 day. That made us feel old. Also, Sabrina the Teenage Witch is 35.
Colosseum to be restored using private donation
A luxury shoemaker will fund the restoration project, which will see works taking place at the ancient ruin for more than two years.
In pictures: Terracotta warriors unearthed
Over 100 ancient figures have been found at a dig at the Qin Shihuang museum site in China.
Thieves plunder historic treasures at Beijing's Forbidden City
Seven pieces of gold and jewel-encrusted art have been stolen from the heavily guarded historic site.
Huge statue of Egyptian pharaoh unearthed in Luxor
42-foot-tall statue originally discovered in 1928 has finally been unearthed – and archaeologists expect to find a second one nearby.