13th century inscriptions found in Indian temple

Published on July 29th, 2010 | by Admin

Inscriptions dating back to the Pandya and Nayak periods have been found in an ancient temple in southern India. The inscriptions date back to the period of Sundara Pandiyan (1212-1239), Jatavarman Kulasekara Pandiyan-II (1237AD)-to Veerapandiyan (1253-74) [&hellip... Read More

19th century British ship found in the Arctic

Published on July 29th, 2010 | by Admin

The HMS Investigator, which was abandoned in the Arctic during a 19th century rescue mission has been found by archaeologists in Canada in Mercy Bay. Canada’s government says the discovery bolsters its claim to sovereignty over the Northwest [&hellip... Read More

Ötzi the Iceman’s DNA mapped

Published on July 28th, 2010 | by Admin

Scientists have decoded the genome of Ötzi the Iceman, the 5,000-year-old mummy found in the Italian Alps. “We now have access to the complete genetic profile of this world famous mummy. As a result the path is [&hellip... Read More

Sponsors wanted to restore the Colosseum

Published on July 28th, 2010 | by Admin

The Italian government is looking for private sponsors to help pay for restoration work on the famous Colosseum in Rome in exchange for advertising rights. A string of collapses at the nearby forum have also raised [&hellip... Read More

Ancient human remains found in Florida woods

Published on July 28th, 2010 | by Admin

The remains of a person who lived 500 to 700 years ago were found in the Ocala National Forest in Florida. Asa Randall, a senior archaeologist with the University of Florida, based his estimate on the [&hellip... Read More

Who wrote the Dead Sea Scolls?

Published on July 28th, 2010 | by Admin

Just yesterday I posted about how chemical analysis of the Dead Scrolls show that they were made in the area they were found. Directly contradicting that, however, is this story from the National Geographic that suggests [&hellip... Read More

X-Rays reveal secrets of Mayan dyes

Published on July 28th, 2010 | by Admin

An x-ray study of Mayan pigments has helped scientists create a dye that will last for a millennia. “This pigment has been stable for centuries in the hostile conditions of the jungle,” said Eric Dooryhee at [&hellip... Read More

3D mapping the Titanic

Published on July 27th, 2010 | by Admin

A team of scientists are about to set off on an expedition to map the Titanic in 3D. The expedition to the site 2 1/2 miles beneath the North Atlantic is billed as the most advanced [&hellip... Read More

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