Browsing the "Tombs" Tag

Thracian tombs found in Bulgaria

August 18th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

Five untouched Thracian tombs have been discovered in northeastern Bulgaria. The area around Mogilets is the most researched in the


Buried warrior unearthed in Syria

August 2nd, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

A Bronze Age tomb has been unearthed in the ancient trade town of Terqa in Syria. “The skeleton is extremely


The world’s first protractor

July 29th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

An object found in the tomb of an Egyptian architect may be the world’s first protractor. The architect Kha helped


Thracian tomb found in Bulgaria

June 23rd, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

A Thracian tomb containing six leaves of a golden wreath and bronze figurines has been found in Bulgaria. “The man


Decoding ancient tomb graffiti

June 20th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

NPR posted a cool story about how archaeologists are working to unscrambled ancient tomb graffiti in Israel. One says, “Take



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