Browsing the "Tombs" Tag

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


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



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