New research, including newly translated ancient texts, indicate that the Terracotta Warriors were inspired by ancient Greek art.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Researchers working on the biggest exploration project in Egypt's Valley of the Kings since Howard Carter's time believe that multiple tombs await discovery.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 9:35 AM
Friday, November 15, 2013
A tomb dating back to Old Kingdom Egypt has been recorded in color revealing a couple who were very much in love.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 8:10 AM
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
A mummy collar painted in a vivid array of colors, designs and images has been discovered in pieces at a tomb in Thebes and put back together again.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 10:22 AM
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
A curse tablet dating back around 1,700 years has been discovered in a Roman mansion in Jerusalem. In it a woman named Kyrilla invokes six gods in an attempt to lay a curse on a man named Iennys.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 8:47 AM
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Using CT Scans researchers have discovered clues as to how a form of communication, used for record keeping two centuries before the invention of writing, worked in Mesopotamia.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 6:34 AM
Monday, September 30, 2013
An ancient city called "Idu" has been discovered in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq. The finds include works of art and cuneiform inscriptions telling of the kings who ruled there.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 12:00 PM