Browsing the "Tombs" Tag

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


Satellite locates 17 lost pyramids

May 25th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

17 pyramids and more than 1,000 tombs have been located by satellite during a new survey of Egypt. The astonishing


2,000-year-old tomb found in Turkey

May 18th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

A tomb has been uncovered in Western turket that dates back 2,000 years. “We found many ceramic, porcelain plates and


Mona Lisa’s tomb found

May 13th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

The final resting place of Lisa Gherardini Del Giocondo, believed to be the model for the Mona Lisa, has been


Partying teens damage Megalithic tomb

April 20th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

An ancient megalitich burial chamber in the Netherlands has been damaged by a fire, possibily started by teenagers having a


2,000-year-old tomb unearthed in China

April 12th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists in China have found a 2,000-year-old Han Dynasty tomb in the ancient capital of Xi-an. Ding Yan, a research



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