The Mont’e Prama Giants: A Massive Archaeological Mystery

The Mont’e Prama Giants: A Massive Archaeological Mystery

The Mont’e Prama Giants: A Massive Archaeological Mystery The Mont’e Prama Giants are two to two and a half meter high sculptures believed to have been created by the Nuragic civilization, an ancient culture that inhabited the island of Sardinia between the XVIII and II centuries AD. Interestingly, NO written records of this civilization have been discovered apart from a few […]

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Celtic shield buried with Bronze Age warrior 2,000 years ago is ‘UK’s most important find’

Celtic shield buried with Bronze Age warrior 2,000 years ago is ‘UK’s most important find’

Celtic shield buried with Bronze Age warrior 2,000 years ago is ‘UK’s most important find’ Archeologists uncovered an amazing Iron Age shield within a 2,200-year-old tomb together with a cart and two ponies hidden in a springing location, in what archeologists call one of the UK’s biggest discoveries. The grave in the vicinity of Pocklington was found by a group […]

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Ancient Egyptian Inscriptions Found at Amethyst Mining Site

Ancient Egyptian Inscriptions Found at Amethyst Mining Site

Ancient Egyptian Inscriptions Found at Amethyst Mining Site Archaeologists have uncovered more than 100 ancient inscriptions carved into the rock at Wadi el-Hudi, where the ancient Egyptians mined amethyst. In addition to the carved-rock inscription, the researchers also found 14 steles (inscriptions carved on a stone slab or pillar) and 45 ostraca (inscriptions written on pieces of pottery). Analysis of the newfound […]

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Scientists uncover mysteries of ancient culture after studying oldest DNA ever from Africa

Scientists uncover mysteries of ancient culture after studying oldest DNA ever from Africa

Scientists uncover mysteries of ancient culture after studying oldest DNA ever from Africa: Burials from a cave in Morocco have yielded the oldest human DNA evidences yet from Africa, offering new insight into Stone Age migrations. The DNA sample come from one of the most ancient cemeteries in the world, the Grotte des Pigeons, near the village of Taforalt in northeast […]

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Artifact Packed 3,000-Year-Old Canaanite Temple Unearthed In Israel

Artifact Packed 3,000-Year-Old Canaanite Temple Unearthed In Israel

Artifact Packed 3,000-Year-Old Canaanite Temple Unearthed In Israel Southern Israel was unearthed a 3,000 year-old temple, constructed by the Canaanites in time of the ancient Israeli invasion. The finds include an Idol of the Canaanite god Baal, which was the object of worship and sacrifice in the inner sanctuary of the temple. It is the first ancient temple of the Canaanites […]

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World’s oldest tattooed woman is an Egyptian Mummy

An archaeologist who followed a hunch has discovered the oldest figural tattoo in the world on the bodies of two 5,000-year-old mummies from Egypt.

Archaeology discovered World’s oldest tattooed woman was believed that she is Egyptian: An archaeologist who followed a hunch has discovered the oldest figural tattoo in the world on the bodies of two 5,000-year-old mummies from Egypt. Infrared images of the mummy revealed tattoos of a wild bull (Bos primigenius) and a Barbary sheep (Ammotragus lervia) on the upper arm of a mummy nicknamed […]

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Archaeologists find Viking sword in southern Turkey

Archaeologists find Viking sword in southern Turkey

Archeologists find Viking sword in southern Turkey: As part of excavation works in the ancient city of Patara along the Mediterranean coast of Turkey, archaeologists have revealed an exceptional Viking sword, believed to be nearly 1,000 years old. Later renamed to Arsinoe, the region was once a thriving maritime city, situated on the south-west coast of Lycia near to the present-day village of […]

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Ancient warrior woman found buried with rare jewelry created during the Roman Empire

Ancient warrior woman found buried with rare jewelry created during the Roman Empire

2,000-Year-Old Warrior Woman Discovered with Rare Gems In the Russian Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, an ancient warrior woman with rare Roman jewels was found. Believed to be a warrior or leader, the ancient women was discovered in a family tomb in Kabardino-Balkaria, a mountainous northern Caucasus between Georgia and Russia, and she was found to wear two “very precious rings” with […]

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Archaeologist discovered mysterious Medieval lead coffin found buried just feet from the former grave of King Richard III

Archaeologist discovered mysterious Medieval lead coffin found buried just feet from the former grave of King Richard III

Richard III is the only male to be discovered at infamous former car-park site. ‘This is the first stone coffin in Leicester to be uncovered using modern archaeological practices. This makes it a unique discovery which will provide important new insights into the lives of the people of medieval Leicester.’- Mat Morris, archaeological lead, University of Leicester. A mysterious lead coffin discovered close to the site of Richard III’s hastily dug […]

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