A physics professor has discovered a series of solstice alignments in the gardens in front of Kensington Palace in the UK.
Monday, April 17, 2017
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
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.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 4:42 AM
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 10:39 AM
Monday, April 3, 2017
Live Science has found that there are 28 unpublished 'Dead Sea Scroll' fragments that are in three institutions in the United States.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.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 7:35 AM
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 7:11 AM
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 4:58 AM
Monday, March 13, 2017
A tomb dating back around 1,000 years to China's Liao Dynasty has been discovered.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 7:36 AM