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800-year-old temple found in Bangladesh

An 800-year-old Vishnu temple has been found in Bangladesh. An at least 800-years-old temple has been unearthed in Dinajpur’s Kaharol that has a unique architecture and includes a unique idol, that of the Vishnu avatar Mohini. This goddess is well-known across South and West India, but the Kaharol temple is the first

Nubian artifacts found in remains of temple

Nubian artifacts have been found in the remains of a temple found in Sudan. A team of Italian and Russian archeologists has made what the Sudan Antiquities Service is calling the most important discovery in the last decade. A basalt ritual altar, a base for a sacred boat, and a hieroglyphic

Healing temple excavated in Greece

Archaeologists in Greece have excavated a healing temple dedicated to Asclepius, the god of medicine. An ancient Greek healing temple has been excavated by archaeologists, who recovered huge statues and were able to reconstruct the architecture at the site. The acropolis at the Feneos site in the eastern foothills sits at

2,400-year-old temple discovered in Cairo

The remains of an ancient Egyptian temple have been found in Cairo. “The finds were discovered during the ongoing excavation work carried out by an Egyptian-German archaeology mission. The shrine belonged to the 30th Dynasty Pharaoh Nectanebo I (379 B.C.-360 B.C.,)” said Damaty. The mission also unearthed remains of limestone colonnade and

5,500-year-old sun-worship temple excavated in Denmark

Archaeologists are excavating what they believe may be a temple complex dedicated to sun worship on the Danish island of Bornholm. The study site - Vasagard - puzzles archaeologists to this day. It was probably the site of a sun worship temple, surrounded by palisades. This is evidenced by the entrance

Early Mosche Temple found in Peru

A small Mosche temple has been found on a mountain in northern Peru. The temple is thought to date from between 1700 and 1800. To Walter Alva, Director of the Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum, it must have preceded big sanctuaries of administrative centers belonging to the peak of Moche culture.

Egyptian temple found in quarry

The remains of a 3,300-year-old temple have been found in the Gebel El Silsila quarry in Egypt. Remains of a lost 3,300-year-old temple, most likely founded by the 18th Dynasty Pharaoh Thutmose II, have been unearthed in the Gebel al Silisilah; ancient Egypt’s largest sandstone quarry located to the north of

Religious artifacts found at Karnak

38 religious artifacts have been unearthed near the temple for the god Ptah at Karnak. The Centre franco-égyptien d'étude des temples de Karnak (CNRS/Egyptian Ministry of State for Antiquities) has just completed the excavation of a favissa, a pit discovered in early December 2014 near the temple of the god Ptah.