Assyrian tomb found in Iraq

Published on April 18th, 2017 | by admin

A vaulted brick tomb dating back between the 7th-9th centuries B.C., has been found in the Zagros Mountains in Iraq. Inside the tomb, which was constructed with baked bricks, archaeologists discovered three ceramic sarcophagi holding two [&hellip... Read More

Civil War cannonballs found in Pittsburgh

Published on April 13th, 2017 | by admin

20 Civil War-era cannonballs have been uncovered during construction in Pittsburgh. The operator of the excavation machinery noticed what looked like a cannonball in his bucket of dirt, which led to discovering several cannonballs in the [&hellip... Read More

3,800-year-old intact tomb uncovered in Egypt

Published on April 12th, 2017 | by admin

An intact tomb dating back to the 12th Dynasty has been found in the ancient necropolis at Qubbet El-Hawa. The Spanish Archaeological Mission in Qubbet El-Hawa, west Aswan, has discovered an intact structure where the brother [&hellip... Read More

Neolithic rock art found in Egyptian

Published on April 12th, 2017 | by admin

Rock art dating back to Egypt’s Neolithic period has been found at Qubbet el-Hawa. Before King Tut, Hatshepsut or Ramesses I — in fact, before there were any pharaohs at all — someone pecked an image [&hellip... Read More

WWI-era bottles uncovered in Israel

Published on April 11th, 2017 | by admin

Hundreds of bottles of WWI-era booze left behind by British troops have been uncovered in Israel. Israeli archaeologists digging near the city of Ramla are used to uncovering flint tools and Palaeolithic remains. But when they [&hellip... Read More

1,400-year-old coins found in Byzantine ruins

Published on April 11th, 2017 | by admin

A hoard of 1,400-year-old coins has been found in the ruins of a building in a Byzantine-era town in Israel. As a Persian army supported by a horde of Jewish rebels marched on Jerusalem in 614 [&hellip... Read More

Ancient port found on Greek island of Salamis

Published on April 10th, 2017 | by admin

An ancient port, where the Greek fleet gathered against the Persians in 480 B.C., has been found on the Greek island of Salamis. According to the Ministry of Culture and Sports, the 2016 main field of [&hellip... Read More

Legendary treasure found in southwest China

Published on April 10th, 2017 | by admin

A legendary treasure said to have been lost 300 years ago during a peasant uprising in China has been found in the Minjiang River. After more than 10,000 items of gold and silver were recovered from [&hellip... Read More

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