Inscribed mother-of-pearl ornament found in Israel

Published on May 11th, 2017 | by admin

A 1,500-year-old mother-of-pearl tablet inscribed with a six-branched menorah has been found in Israel, near a first-century B.C. temple dedicated to Augustus Caesar. According to Gendelman the small slab of mother-of-pearl, likely dating from the late [&hellip... Read More

WWI training tunnels found in England

Published on May 10th, 2017 | by admin

Trenches used to train troops for WWI have been found at Larkhill, a military base near Stonehenge. “This is the first time anywhere in the world that archaeologists have had the chance to examine, excavate and [&hellip... Read More

1,125-year-old inscription discovered in India

Published on May 9th, 2017 | by admin

An inscription dating back 1,125 years has been found in the Arunachaleswarar Temple. Confirming that the seven line inscription belonged to the Chola-Pallava transition period, a retired archaeologist of Tamil Nadu Archaeological department said that the [&hellip... Read More

Statue of Ramesses II re-erected at Luxor

Published on May 9th, 2017 | by admin

A colossal black granite statue of King Ramesses II has been restored and placed at Luxor Temple’s first pylon. The statue is carved in black granite, weighs 75 tonnes and stands 11 metres tall from the [&hellip... Read More

Miniature looms found in Chinese tomb

Published on May 8th, 2017 | by admin

Miniature silk looms have been found in a. 2,100-year-old tomb in China. Tiny wooden figurines have stood upright “weaving” at appropriately sized looms for more than 2,100 years in a Chinese tomb containing the remains of [&hellip... Read More

Neolithic skeleton uncovered in Malaysia

Published on May 8th, 2017 | by admin

Human remains that are at least 5,000 years old have been uncovered during construction in Malaysia. He said the bones were found 70cm underground as Public Works Department (PWD) backhoes were digging on Monday. “This is [&hellip... Read More

3,500-year-old tomb unearthed in Luxor

Published on May 6th, 2017 | by admin

Archaeologists working in Luxor have unearthed a major tomb dating back to the 18th dynasty. He said that, despite having been reused in the Late Period, the tomb still contains most of its original funery collection. [&hellip... Read More

Greco-Roman artifacts found in Alexandria

Published on May 4th, 2017 | by admin

A collection of artifacts dating to Hellenistic and Byzantine eras have been found in Alexandria, Egypt. Excavators from Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities have discovered a collection of Graeco-Roman artefacts during excavation work carried out in Alexandria’s [&hellip... Read More

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