Egypt’s Meidum pyramid to undergo restoration

Published on October 31st, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The Meidum Pyramid in Beni Suef, Egypt, is set to undergo restoration work to make the site more tourist friendly. The Meidum pyramid consists of large mud-break mastabas which were originally built for the last third ... Read More


Prehistoric camps found in Tetons

Published on October 30th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

30 previously unrecorded prehistoric camps have been found on the western slope of the Teton Range. Archaeological surveys in the Tetons go back to the ’70s, but new technology and new ideas about how prehistoric people ... Read More


Prehistoric barbeque found in Cyprus

Published on October 30th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A prehistoric barbeque site has been uncovered at the Prastio-Mesorotsos site in Cyprus. Archaeologists have uncovered what could be a prehistoric barbeque pit used by large bands of hunters at the Prastio-Mesorotsos site in the Paphos ... Read More


3,300-year-old cult complex found in Israel

Published on October 29th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A cult complex dating back 3,300 years has been found at Tel Burna in Israel. While archaeologists have not fully excavated the cult complex, they can tell it was quite large, as the courtyard alone was ... Read More


Possible Neanderthal remains found near French river

Published on October 29th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

200,000-year-old arm bones that may belong to a Neanderthal have been found in the silts close to the River Seine in France. Not much can be said about the individual because it is represented solely by ... Read More


Celtic chariot fittings found at Iron Age fort

Published on October 28th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Celtic chariot fittings dating back to the Iron Age have been found at a hillfort in Leicestershire. After cleaning, decorative patterns became visible in the metalwork – including a triskele motif showing three waving lines, similar ... Read More


Viking hoard found in Scotland

Published on October 28th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A metal-detectorist has uncovered a hoard of Viking artifacts in Scotland. Among the objects within the hoard is an early Christian cross thought to date from the ninth or tenth centuries. The solid silver cross has ... Read More


Mosaic floor uncovered in Macedonian tomb

Published on October 27th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A 4th-century B.C. mosaic floor has been uncovered in the antechamber of a Macedonian tomb in Amphipolis, Greece. Made from small white, black, gray, blue, red and yellow pebbles, the mosaic emerged as archaeologists led by ... Read More

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