Ptolemaic-era tombs unearthed in Egypt

Published on September 20th, 2017 | by admin

Three rock-cut tombs dating back to the Ptolemaic era have been found in Upper Egypt. Ashmawy describes the discovery as “very important” because it reveals more secrets from the El-Kamil El-Sahrawi archaeological site. During previous excavation [&hellip... Read More

Early Islamic house found in Jordan

Published on September 20th, 2017 | by admin

The remains of an Islamic period house has been found in the city of Jerash in Jordan. The ancient house was likely undergoing a remodel when, on Jan. 18, 749, the massive earthquake struck Jerash, located [&hellip... Read More

106-year-old edible fruitcake found in Antarctica

Published on September 19th, 2017 | by admin

A 106-year-old fruitcake belonging to famed explorer Robert Falcon Scott has been found in Antarctica. Although the tin was rusted, the team said the cake was in “excellent condition” and smelled edible. The New Zealand-based trust [&hellip... Read More

Circular wall found in Peru

Published on September 19th, 2017 | by admin

Archaeologists working in Peru have uncovered a 3,000-year-old circular wall in the suburbs of Cusco. Experts from the Decentralized Culture Directorate of Cusco (DDCC) have unearthed architectural ruins dating back over 3,000 years in Marcavalle archaeological [&hellip... Read More

Viking ring fortress confirmed by remote-sensing technology

Published on September 15th, 2017 | by admin

Remote-sensing technology has been employed to confirm the existence of a 10th-century Viking fortress in Denmark. The Borgring fortress is an incredibly accurate circular shape, measuring about 150 metres in diameter. It is the first of [&hellip... Read More

Iron Age statue discovered in Turkey

Published on September 14th, 2017 | by admin

A large fragment of an Iron Age statue has been found in eastern Turkey. A giant Iron Age statue of a woman has been discovered at the archaeological site of Tayinat in Turkey, near the border [&hellip... Read More

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Stone vessel workshop found in Galilee

Published on September 13th, 2017 | by admin

A second workshop where vessels were carved out of chalkstone has been found in Lower Galilee. A rare workshop for the production of chalkstone vessels, dated to the Roman period, is currently being excavated at Reina [&hellip... Read More

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