900-year-old murals discovered in China

Published on January 13th, 2017 | by Admin

A 900-year-old tomb adorned with murals has been found in northern China. The colorful murals are largely painted on a white background. The upper part features acts of filial piety, said Zhang Guanghui, a research fellow [&hellip... Read More

Rock art found in Israel

Published on January 12th, 2017 | by Admin

Cavers spelunking in south-central Israel have found previously unknown rock art carved into the walls of an ancient cistern. A group of Israel Caving Club members were exploring hidden caves in the Judean lowlands over the [&hellip... Read More

Traces of 17th-century fortress found in Japan

Published on January 11th, 2017 | by Admin

Traces of a 17th-century fortress have been found at Osaka Castle on the Japanese island of Honshu. Possible groundwork for the Sanada Maru fortress has been found, shedding light on the stronghold built and used by [&hellip... Read More

Heavy rains collapse ancient wall in Israel

Published on January 11th, 2017 | by Admin

A section of stone wall in North Israel which dates to the First Temple period has collapsed in heavy rains. The wall is adjacent to an ancient gate dating back to 1750 BCE, believed to be [&hellip... Read More

5,000-year-old rock art shows parents and baby

Published on January 10th, 2017 | by Admin

5,000-year-old rock art found in the Sahara desert depicts parents and a baby. The scene, painted in reddish-brown ochre, was found on the ceiling of a small cavity in the Egyptian Sahara desert, during an expedition [&hellip... Read More

Engraved stone bowl fragment unearthed in Jerusalem

Published on January 10th, 2017 | by Admin

A 2,100-year-old fragment of an engraved bowl has been found in a ritual bathing complex in Jerusalem. A rare stone bowl fashioned from chalk (a type of limestone) from Jerusalem 2,100 years ago with the name [&hellip... Read More

Roman-era tombs found in Turkey

Published on January 9th, 2017 | by Admin

Three Roman-era tombs have been found at a construction site in western Anatolia. Ancient tombs from the Roman era have been unearthed at a jobsite in the western province of Kütahya’s Gaybiefendi neighborhood, prompting a halt [&hellip... Read More

Traces of cooked plants found in ancient pottery

Published on January 9th, 2017 | by Admin

Traces of cooked wild grains, grasses and leafy plants have been found in 10,000-year-old pottery fragments. The pots predate plant domestication and agriculture in the area by at least 4,000 years. “The finding of extensive plant [&hellip... Read More

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