Tuesday, March 19, 2019

2,000 year-old Inscription from Yemen Tells of a Lost Temple Dedicated to an Unknown God

A 2,000 year-old bronze tablet from Yemen tells of a lost temple dedicated to Athtar Ḥarmān, a deity that scholars have never heard of before. The tablet  appeared on the antiquities market recently in the US. Scholars I've talked to have expressed concern that the tablet may have been recently looted. The gallery auctioning it says that its research indicates otherwise.

https://www.livescience.com/65024-ancient-inscription-lost-temple-yemen.html

Monday, February 11, 2019

Discoveries Reveal clues to Battle of the Aegates Islands

A series of discoveries reveal clues to the Battle of the Aegates Islands that occurred in 241 B.C.


https://www.livescience.com/64734-underwater-rome-carthage-battle-artifacts.html

Monday, February 4, 2019

Hundreds of Mysterious Ancient Structures Found in Western Sahara

Hundreds of ancient stone structures have been discovered in the Western Sahara, a territory that archaeologists have done little research in.

https://www.livescience.com/64677-stone-structures-discovered-western-sahara.html

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Ancient Egyptian Carving Reveals Couple that someone wanted to obliterate in afterlife

An intentionally damaged 3,500 year-old Egyptian carving reveals a couple whom someone tried to obliterate in the afterlife.

https://www.livescience.com/64514-ancient-egyptian-carving-afterlife.html

Thursday, January 3, 2019

2,300 year-old fortress Discovered at Berenike

A 2,300 year-old fortress that guarded Berenike, an ancient port located in Egypt by the Red Sea, has been uncovered.

https://www.livescience.com/64407-ancient-egypt-fortress-war-elephants.html

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Newly Discovered Incantation Describes Creature called the "Devourer"

A 2,800 year-old incantation, written in Aramaic, was recently discovered by archaeologists at the site of Zincirli in Turkey.

https://www.livescience.com/64362-ancient-aramaic-incantation-describes-devourer.html

Friday, December 7, 2018

The man who saw Ethiopia's "Ark of the Covenant"

In this article I report on Edward Ullendorff, a professor at the University of London who saw Ethiopia's closely guarded "Ark of the Covenant" during WW2. The ark is said to be in Our Lady of Zion in Aksum, Ethiopia.

https://www.livescience.com/64256-ark-of-the-covenant-location.html