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Scientists discover the origins of cacao trees

Scientists discover the origins of cacao trees

Humans may have started growing cacao trees -- the source of chocolate -- about 3,600 years ago in Central America, a study has found. Cacao analysis dates the dawn of domesticated chocolate trees to 3,600 years ago

Mummies buried in salt for centuries

Mummies buried in salt for centuries

Thomas Stöllner is expert on the archaeology of salt mines and has been conducting research in Iran for 17 years. He has been involved in the Chehrābād project since 2005.

Restored a 10,800-year-old painted lime floor at the Jordan

Restored a 10,800-year-old painted lime floor at the Jordan

The announcement of the discovery came during a recent conference at the Cervantes Institute, held as part of the Heritage Days in Jordan organised by the EU Delegation in Jordan and the EU National Institutes for Culture on the occasion of the…