Sunday, February 18, 2018
EGYPT - Egyptian Antiquities Minister Khaled Anani announced the discovery of an ancient tomb of a woman dating back more than 4,400 years. "Archaeologists have discovered a cemetery for Mrs. Hattab today," Anani said at a news conference following the...
EGYPT - Egypt carried out a radar survey of the cemetery in November 2015 after British archaeologist Nicholas Reeves suggested another cemetery behind the young king's tomb, and conducted a second survey in March 2016, the third radar survey. The...
TURKEY / SYRIA - A Turkish bombardment of the Kurdish-controlled Afrin region of Syria damaged the ancient Ain Dara temple, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Sunday. The temple of Ain Dara dates back to the Iron Age...
SPAIN - In Spain, near the city of Valencia de la Concepcion, archaeologists have discovered an ancient weapon from crystal, dating from 3500 BC, according to the Daily Star. Twenty-five crystal arrowheads, a blade of a dagger, and a number...
Israeli researchers have told that the deciphered text is a 364-day calendar of the Jewish sect of the Essenes. During the year, scholars from the University of Haifa, Eshbal Ratson and Professor Jonathan Ben-Dov, assembled a scroll of 60 fragments,...
Archaeologists have found in Mexico an ancient model of the universe, hidden at the foot of the volcano Istaksiatl. This is reported by the International Business Times. According to scientists, the stone find is an ancient sanctuary of the Aztec,...
Researchers have found answers to a long-running question: "When did humans get to the Americas and how?" The researchers said they came to this after analyzing a DNA sample taken from the skull of a six-week-old baby whose remains, dating...
The ancient fortress city of Kivah on the banks of the Tigris River in southeastern Turkey is at risk of being flooded due to the Eliso dam project. The ancient city is about 10,000 years old and is located in...
An international group of archaeologists, consisting of specialists from the University of Osaka and the Institute of History and Archaeology of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences, discovered in Mongolia an ancient sarcophagus covered with Turkic runic inscriptions. According to archaeologists,...
In the city of Luxor, archaeologists have discovered a mummy of about three thousand years old. This is reported by AFP with reference to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities. Burials were found in Upper Egypt in the 1990s by a...
Archaeologists dug up a hundred-year-old statue of a sphinx in the desert near San Francisco. Scientists are shocked that the find was intact. The length of the plaster statue is 2.5 m, it even retained the paint. "In recent years we...
The tomb of Jesus Christ in the Church of the Resurrection of Christ in Jerusalem is the very burial vault that Helena, the mother of Emperor Constantine, found in the IV century. To such conclusions, scientists came after analyzing...
The tomb in the Church of the Resurrection of Christ in Jerusalem, where Jesus Christ was supposedly buried, turned out to be built during the time of the Emperor Constantine the Great - that is, 300 years after the...
Researchers discovered a 2400-year-old pit containing remains of horses and remains of vehicles believed to belong to a member of an ancient royal family in China. The pit is one of a group of tombs believed to contain the remains...
About 1,000 years ago, the monks of Yongjiang and Chimeng of the Manjuri Temple spent two decades assembling the remains of Buddha bones distributed across India and other countries for burial in a box in a Chinese temple, reports...
Archaeologists, who conducted excavations in China, discovered an extremely curious burial, unlike others, in a massive box surrounded by ancient stone blocks, fragments of bones and teeth of Siddhartha Gautama, or Buddha, were discovered, one of the key figures...
The Egyptian authorities stated that an ancient mummy was found in the Coptic monastery. The Ministry of Antiquities of Egypt told about the discovery of the ancient Egyptian mummies of the Hellenistic period, in the Coptic monastery of Dair el...
Researchers have discovered huge footprints for a giant being who has lived in Norway for 150 million years. According to the French daily Le Figaro on Monday (November 13th), geologists discovered the footprints of a 155-meter-long dinosaur in the mountainous...
The Lion of Allat statue from the 1st century AD went on display in Damascus National Museum Sunday after the 15-ton monument, heavily damaged by the Islamic State (IS, ISIS/ISIL) militants, underwent restoration. "It was an internationally known symbol of...
Egypt has announced the discovery in the southern city of Luxor of a pharaonic tomb belonging to a royal goldsmith who lived more than 3,500 years ago during the reign of the 18th dynasty. The tomb is located on...