Statue of Queen Tiye found in Luxor

Published on March 28th, 2017 | by admin

An alabaster statue depicting Queen Tiye, the grandmother of King Tut, has been found in Luxor. A unique statue, possibly of Queen Tiye, the wife of King Amenhotep III and grandmother of King Tutankhamun, has been [&hellip... Read More

Ancient Egyptian shroud rediscovered in Scotland

Published on March 28th, 2017 | by admin

A 2,000-year-old Egyptian shroud has been rediscovered in the collections of Scotland’s National Museums. Conservators gently humidified it so that the fibres became less dry and brittle. This allowed them to carefully unfold the shroud, a [&hellip... Read More

17th-century shipwreck identified as “The Fame”

Published on March 27th, 2017 | by admin

Researchers have identified a 17th-century shipwreck as “The Fame”, an armed Dutch merchant vessel which sank in 1631. Following the raising of the rudder, historians were able to study historical records and analyse the timbers to [&hellip... Read More

Neolithic rock art discovered in Egypt

Published on March 27th, 2017 | by admin

6,000-year-old rock art has been found at Qubbet el-Hawa in Egypt. The image, discovered recently by archaeologists, provides a tantalizing glimpse of Egypt’s Neolithic period, or Stone Age. It likely dates back to the latter half [&hellip... Read More

Medieval kiln unearthed in England

Published on March 24th, 2017 | by admin

A rare medieval pottery kiln has been found in southeastern England. The kiln would have been stoked by wood from nearby trees to produce water pots, for example. Mr Crummy said while about 40 Roman kilns [&hellip... Read More

New Kingdom statues uncovered in Cairo

Published on March 23rd, 2017 | by admin

Two New Kingdom statues have been found in Cairo at the site of the Ramses II temple. The statues were found in parts in the vicinity of the King Ramses II temple in the temple precinct [&hellip... Read More

Neanderthal plaque DNA analyzed

Published on March 23rd, 2017 | by admin

Researchers have compared the plaque found in the teeth of Neanderthals in Spain to Neanderthals living in Belgium, learning that the Spanish Neanderthals were vegetarians while those who lived in Belgium ate rhinoceros and sheep. In [&hellip... Read More

Engravings found in 4,000-year-old dolmen

Published on March 22nd, 2017 | by admin

A dolmen containing engravings on the underside of the capstone has been found in a field of more than 400 ancient tombs in northern Israel. n the underside of Dolmen 3’s titanic slab were 14 etchings [&hellip... Read More

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