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

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Samurai 'Sword Scroll' Translated into English

A samurai text known as the "sword scroll" has been translated into English. It tells of numerous techniques that allowed samurai to prevail in battle.

https://www.livescience.com/59622-samurai-scroll-reveals-sword-fighting-secrets.html

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Roman Sculpture sold by Denver Art Museum for nearly $1 million

The Denver Art Museum has sold an 1,800 year-old Roman sculpture from its collection for $930,000.

https://www.livescience.com/59543-roman-sculpture-auctioned-for-nearly-1-million.html

Monday, June 19, 2017

3,400 Year-Old Tomb Discovered on Sai Island on Nile River

A 3,400 year-old tomb, originally built for a "master gold worker" named "Khnummose," has been discovered on Sai Island, on the Nile River, in Sudan. Discoveries include an inscribed stone shabti and heart scarab.

https://www.livescience.com/59534-ancient-nubia-tomb-of-gold-worker-found.html