Thursday, August 23, 2018

4,300 Year-Old Step Pyramid and 400 hectare City Unearthed in China

A 4,300 year-old step pyramid at the heart of a city that encompassed 400 hectares of land has been unearthed in China archaeologists report in the latest issue of the journal Antiquity. 

https://www.livescience.com/63406-massive-shimao-pyramid-unearthed-china.html

Friday, August 10, 2018

Mural Filled Tomb Dating to When Mongols Ruled China Discovered

Dating back around 700 years, to when the Mongols ruled China, this octagon shaped tomb contains numerous murals. Two of which tell ancient stories that are a bit grim.

https://www.livescience.com/63301-ancient-morbid-mural-tomb-china.html

Thursday, August 9, 2018

1,500 Year-Old Trophy Heads and Mummies Discovered in Peru Pits

Mummies, skeletons and trophy heads have been discovered in 27 deep pits in the Vitor Valley in Peru. They date back to around AD 550.

https://www.livescience.com/63295-trophy-heads-mummies-ancient-peru-pits.html

Monday, July 30, 2018

Valley of the Kings Excavation Leaves Mystery

No tomb has yet been found in an area of the West Valley, in the Valley of the Kings, where four foundation deposits indicate a tomb should be. Excavations resumed in January 2018.

https://www.livescience.com/63206-tomb-king-tut-wife-mystery.html

Thursday, July 12, 2018

2,500 Year-Old Skull of Woman who died of Cancer found Facing Towards Ancient Burial Ground

A skull of a woman who died of cancer 2,500 years ago has been found within an artificial cave, facing an ancient burial ground. The cancer had spread to her skull leaving it riddled with holes.

https://www.livescience.com/63046-ancient-holey-skull.html

Monday, July 9, 2018

VR may help save Nefertari's Tomb

A new VR tour may help save the tomb of Nefertari from humidity brought in by tourists.

https://www.livescience.com/63010-ancient-egypt-sistine-chapel-virtual-reality.html

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Two 4,500 Year-Old Residences Discovered near Giza Pyramids

Two residences dating back 4,500 years have been discovered near the Giza Pyramids. They are located in a port that was being used while the Pyramid of Menkaure was being built.

https://www.livescience.com/62976-ancient-homes-giza-pyramids.html

https://www.livescience.com/62966-residences-giza-discovery-photos.html
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