Monday, June 20, 2016
Friday, June 17, 2016
My story on the GJW forgery. I've included a number of links to archived web pages. They include an Arabic text with strange red spots and a page written by the owner's wife which tells of the restoration of a 2nd century Coptic gospel that left part of it in fragments.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 12:33 PM
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Fields of earthen mounds arranged in grid patterns were discovered in 1,000 year-old Cambodian cities during recent LIDAR scans. The results were published yesterday in the Journal of Archaeological Science.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 1:11 PM
Thursday, June 2, 2016
A physics professor has discovered a series of solstice alignments involving five statues in a 19th century White House garden.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 7:58 AM
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
The claim that Aristotle's tomb has been discovered is probably not true many archaeologists say.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 8:24 AM
Friday, May 20, 2016
Magical spells of love and subjugation written on papyri in Egypt around 1,700 years ago have been translated. The names of those targeted are left blank to be inserted. One text invokes the gods to "burn the heart" of a woman until she loves the caster. Another, targeted at males, tells how to "subject" a man.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 11:49 AM
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Painted human mandibles (jawbones) have been discovered at a site dating back around 1,300 years in Mexico. They may have been worn around the neck in rituals involving ancestor veneration.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 7:59 AM