A cemetery dating back around 1,700 years has been discovered in Kucha, a city that was on the Silk Road. 10 tombs have been excavated of which 7 are large structures made with bricks.
Monday, November 24, 2014
Thursday, November 20, 2014
A codex dating back around 1,300 years has been deciphered revealing a series of invocations and spells. Written in Coptic it would have been used by a ritual practitioner.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 7:23 AM
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
A tomb dating back about 1,000 years has been discovered in China. It contains murals, a ceiling decorated with stars and a poem.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 4:34 AM
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Archaeologists have taken high resolution aerial photographs of 11 "Big Circles." Built using low stone walls all but one of these circles is around 400 meters in diameter.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 6:08 AM
Friday, October 24, 2014
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Monday, October 13, 2014
A cult complex dating back about 3,300 years has been discovered at the site of Tel Burna in Israel. Archaeologists say that the Canaanite storm god Baal may have been worshiped here.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 6:10 AM