Monday, April 17, 2017

Solstice Alignments Discovered in Garden of Kensington Palace,

A physics professor has discovered a series of solstice alignments in the gardens in front of Kensington Palace in the UK.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Body covered in Yellow Silk Discovered in 1,500 year-old cemetery in Inner Mongolia

A body covered in yellow silk and adorned with gold jewelry has been discovered in a 1,500 year-old cemetery in Inner Mongolia. The discoveries in the cemetery illustrate the riches that traversed the silk roads in ancient times.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Newly Discovered Pyramid has pharaoh Ameny Qemau's name

Three Egyptologists have told Live Science that the inscription found in the recently discovered pyramid at Dahshur has the name of pharaoh Ameny Qemau who ruled about 3,800 years ago. This is the second pyramid at Dahshur that has artifacts bearing the pharaoh's name.

Monday, April 3, 2017

28 Unpublished Dead Sea Scrolls fragments in US

Live Science has found that there are 28 unpublished 'Dead Sea Scroll' fragments that are in three institutions in the United States. Some of them will be published in the next year.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Ancient Assyrian Tomb Discovered in Erbil

A vaulted brick tomb dating back to the Neo-Assyrian period (9th-7th centuries B.C.) has been discovered in Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan. Among the discoveries are three clay sarcophagi.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

$100 Million in Artifacts Shipped from Egypt & Turkey to US in 2016

US Census Bureau docs reveal that in 2016 about $50 million worth of artifacts were shipped from Egypt to the US and about $50 million from Turkey to the US. The highest amount from each country in at least 20 years. There are concerns that some of the artifacts may be looted or stolen.

Monday, March 13, 2017

1,000 Year-Old Tomb Decorated With Colorful Murals Discovered in China

A tomb dating back around 1,000 years to China's Liao Dynasty has been discovered.