Tuesday, October 17, 2017

What are they? 400 Ancient Stone Structures Discovered in Saudi Arabia

Almost 400 mysterious stone structures that range in size from 13 meters to 518 meters have been discovered in Saudi Arabia. Their purpose and exact date are unknown.

https://www.livescience.com/60698-mysterious-stone-structures-discovered-saudi-arabia.html

Saturday, October 7, 2017

3,200 year-old Beykoy inscription published

A 3,200 year-old Luwian inscription from Beykoy in Turkey has been published. The text tells of the rise of a powerful kingdom called "Mira" and a Trojan prince named "Muksus" who led a naval expedition to Ashkelon.

https://www.livescience.com/60629-ancient-inscription-trojan-prince-sea-people.html

Friday, September 29, 2017

What are they? Documents Tell of Treasures sent to New Orleans at end of Cold War

Documents obtained by Live Science tell of treasures sent to New Orleans in three shipments after the Cold War that had a combined value of $285 million.

https://www.livescience.com/60563-mystery-antiques-sent-to-us.html

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