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Ancient reliefs unearthed in Egypt

Archaeologists have unearthed 4,000-year-old Egyptian reliefs at the ancient port city of Berenice. Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh Eldamaty told Ahram Online that studies carried out revealed that the first relief belongs to the Middle Kindom because it bears the cartouche of the seventh king of the 12th Dynasty, King Amenemhat IV,

Wall relief hacked out of 3,850 year-old Egyptian tomb

A colourful wall fragment has been illegal hacked out of an ancient Egyptian tomb. The fragment in question measures 30 by 50 centimeters (12 by 20 inches.) The archaeology mission, currently carrying out excavations where the tomb is located, has posted photos of the wall and the fragment before and after

2,000-year-old relief bust of king found in Turkey

Archaeologists working in the ancient city of Stratonikeia in Turkey have found a relief bust depicting a king which dates back 2,000 years. Dr. Bilal Sö?üt, a professor of archeology at Pamukkale University and head of the excavations, told the Anatolia news agency that they found a street in the ancient

Carved Olmec relief found in Mexico

Archaeologists in Mexico have uncovered a 2,800-year-old monument carved by the Olmecs. The work – standing more than 1.5 meters (5 feet) tall – was discovered in late April on the north slope of Chalcatzingo as archaeologists were building a containing wall and protective roofs for the other monoliths in the