Ancient Egyptian prosthetic toe re-examined

Published on July 18th, 2017 | by admin

Researchers from the University of Bassel are re-examining a 3,000-year-old Egyptian prosthetic toe. Fitted with a lace-up leather strap, the shapely prosthetic toe belonged to a priest’s daughter, who was buried with it near royalty in [&hellip... Read More


Predynastic inscriptions found in Egypt

Published on July 17th, 2017 | by admin

Inscriptions believed to be up to 6,000 years old have been found near the village of El-Khawy by a team of researchers from Yale University and Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities. Mahmoud Afifi, head of the Ancient [&hellip... Read More


Face of ancient Egyptian reconstructed

Published on July 14th, 2017 | by admin

Researchers have reconstructed the face of Egyptian dignitary who lived during the 18th Dynasty (1479-1425 B.C.). “He was between 45 [and] 60 years old when he died,” Raffaella Bianucci, a bioanthropologist in the Legal Medicine Section [&hellip... Read More


900-year-old jewelry found in Israel

Published on July 13th, 2017 | by admin

A trove of 900-year-old jewelry has been found by students excavating in central Israel. “In the courtyard is where the women would cook and bake in clay ovens and apparently women who worked in the cooking [&hellip... Read More


3,400-year-old tomb excavated in Sudan

Published on July 13th, 2017 | by admin

Researchers have excavated a 3,400-year-old tomb containing the remains of gold workers who mined the area. Archaeologists discovered the tomb in 2015, though it wasn’t until 2017 that a team with the AcrossBorders archaeological research project [&hellip... Read More


Medieval sword recovered from peat bog

Published on July 12th, 2017 | by admin

A medieval sword has been recovered from a peat bog in Poland. Completely preserved medieval sword from the 14th century has been discovered at a peat bog near Hrubieszów. The finder donated the artefact to the [&hellip... Read More


Ancient city uncovered in Ethiopia

Published on July 11th, 2017 | by admin

A forgotten city dating back to the 10th century A.D. has been uncovered in Ethiopia. Artefacts from Egypt, India and China have been found in the city in the Harlaa region. The archaeologists also uncovered a [&hellip... Read More


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