Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Early Viking Boat Burial Discovered in Norway

A boat burial dating to around the dawn of the Viking Age has been discovered in Norway.

https://www.livescience.com/60462-early-viking-boat-grave-discovered.html

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

4,300 Year-Old Pharaoh's Head Found at Hazor Leaves Mystery

Newly published research shows that this pharaoh's head was constructed in Egypt around 4,300 years-ago during the Old Kingdom and was smashed apart when Hazor, in Israel, was sacked around 3,300 years ago. It leaves scholars with a number of mysteries....

https://www.livescience.com/60270-ancient-statue-head-depicts-mystery-pharaoh.html 

Monday, August 28, 2017

Looters of Egypt's Past Try to Recruit Egyptologists for Help

Egyptian looters are seeking out professional Egyptologists, and others with knowledge of Egypt's past, to help them loot and sell artifacts.

https://www.livescience.com/60246-looters-ask-egyptologists-for-help.html

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

46 Prehistoric Sites Discovered in Saudi Arabia

Forty-six prehistoric sites have been discovered near the remains of ancient lakes in Saudi Arabia.

https://www.livescience.com/59998-46-prehistoric-sites-saudi-arabia.html

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

New Tomb Discovered in Egypt's Valley of the Kings

A new tomb has been discovered in Egypt's Valley of the Kings. Located near the tomb of the pharaoh Ay the new tomb may belong to Queen Ankhesenamun who was the wife of Tutankhamun and later Ay.

https://www.livescience.com/59840-king-tut-wife-tomb-possibly-found.html

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Hundreds of Stone Tombs Discovered in Jebel Qurma

Hundreds of ancient stone tombs have been discovered in Jebel Qurma, a desert in Jordan that is so barren that one early explorer called it a land of 'dead fire'.

https://www.livescience.com/59785-hundreds-of-tombs-discovered-jordan-desert.html

Monday, July 10, 2017

Face of 4,500 Year-Old English Man Revealed

He was buried in a barrow in what is now Derbyshire about 4,500 years ago and his surviving facial bones are in pieces at a museum.

https://www.livescience.com/59738-face-of-ancient-english-man-revealed.html