Sandstone statue found at Angkor Thom

Published on September 5th, 2017 | by admin

A sandstone statue of a guard has been found in the walled city of Angkor Thom in Cambodia. Archaeologists are typically happy to find pottery shards when they excavate a site in Angkor Archaeological Park as [&hellip... Read More

2,500-year-old sarcophagus unearthed in Turkey

Published on September 5th, 2017 | by admin

A sarcophagus containing the remains of two people has been found in the ancient Greek city of Antandrus in Turkey. “The bones most probably belonged to the people from the same family” Polat said. The researchers [&hellip... Read More

2,300-year-old carpentry tool found in Japan

Published on August 31st, 2017 | by admin

A carpenter’s tool dating back 2,300 years has been found in Japan. A well-preserved ancient carpenter’s tool that was at the cutting edge of Japanese manufacturing thousands of years ago has been discovered at the Yokaichijikata [&hellip... Read More

Medieval child burial uncovered in Russia

Published on August 31st, 2017 | by admin

A medieval burial containing the remains of a child has been found in northern Russia. ‘We can definitely say that this child was not ordinary,’ he said. ‘He or she was from some wealthy family, judging [&hellip... Read More

Monumental tomb found near Pompeii

Published on August 30th, 2017 | by admin

A monumental tomb has been discovered in Porta Stabia, Italy. A brawl between gladiators that ended in tragedy, narrated by Tacitus, and a mysterious character that probably died in it is a 2,000-year-old mystery of Pompeii [&hellip... Read More

Canaanite DNA studies

Published on August 29th, 2017 | by admin

Researchers have mapped the genomes of five 3,700-year-old Canaanite skeletons. Researchers reconstructed the genomes of the 3,700-year-old remains of five Canaanites unearthed in Sidon. Comparisons of these genomes with those of other ancient Eurasian peoples indicate [&hellip... Read More

Bronze Age “lunch box” unearthed in Switzerland

Published on August 29th, 2017 | by admin

A 3,500-year-old wooden box containing traces of grains has been found on Lötschberg Mountain in Switzerland. Such discoveries are rare. Only one other similar artefact has been discovered, found in another alpine pass, the Schnidejoch, about [&hellip... Read More

Gold coin and ivory found in Bulgaria

Published on August 28th, 2017 | by admin

A gold coin dating back to the 7th century A.D. and an ivory icon have been unearthed in Bulgaria. Archaeologists working at the Rusokastro fortress site near Bourgas on Bulgaria’s southern Black Sea coast have made [&hellip... Read More

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