Monday, October 13, 2014

3,300 Year-Old Cult Complex Discovered in Israel

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.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Pirates & Treasure: Vatican Archives reveal medieval tale

Newly published documents from the Vatican archives tell an incredible tale involving a dead bishop's treasure, the pope and a pirate whose name meant "fire blast" or "fire fart."

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Nazca Lines of Kazakhstan- Over 50 Geoglyphs Discovered

Archaeologists in northern Kazakhstan have discovered over 50 geoglyphs in geometric shapes. Their indicates that they are at least 2,000 years old.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

3,300 Year-Old Egyptian Skeletons with Intact Hairstyles Discovered

Archaeologists at the site of Amarna have discovered several skeletons whose hairstyles are still intact. Among them is a woman who has 70 hair extensions.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Massive 5,000 Year-Old Stone Monument Identified in Israel

Archaeologists in Israel have identified a crescent shaped stone monument that is longer than a football field and dates back around 5,000 years. It was originally believed to be part of a city wall but research shows that there is no city beside it and it is a standalone monument.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

2,800 Year-Old Tomb with Zigzagging Art Discovered in Greece

Archaeologists working at the ancient city of Corinth, in Greece, have discovered a tomb dating back around 2,800 years. It contains a limestone sarcophagus and pottery decorated with zigzagging designs.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

'Evil Eye' Box and Other Ancient Treasures Found in Nile River Cemetery

Archaeologists in Sudan are excavating a cemetery that dates back around 2,000 years. The artifacts they've found include a silver ring engraved with an image of a god and a faience box decorated with udjat eyes. The udjat eyes offered protection from the evil eye.