Archaeologists at the site of Sedeinga, in modern day Sudan, have discovered an Egyptian carving that was defaced by pharaoh Akhenaten and later restored by one of his successors, possibly King Tutankhamun.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
A new wall painting has been discovered in a tomb located located just 300 meters east of the Great Pyramid of Giza
Posted by Owen Jarus at 9:27 AM
Monday, July 7, 2014
An archaeologist working in Iraqi Kurdistan has discovered giant column bases that belong to the Temple of Haldi, the supreme god of the kingdom of Urartu. The temple was located in Musasir, a place which ancient inscriptions call a "holy city" and "the city of the raven."
Posted by Owen Jarus at 7:11 AM
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Archaeologists in the country of Georgia have discovered a burial chamber that was intended for a chief. It contain two chariots, with four wheels each, gold artifacts and possible human sacrifices.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 6:07 AM
Monday, June 16, 2014
Archaeologists working at the site of Thebes, in Egypt, have uncovered remains of the third century AD "Plague of Cyprian." Named after St. Cyprian, was described its symptoms, the epidemic was so terrible that he believed the world was coming to an end.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 7:35 AM
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
A Mayan council house dating back about 700 years has been discovered in Guatemala. Among the artifacts is an incense burner showing the head of Itzamna, who was the "shaman" of the Maya gods.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 7:33 AM
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
In 1795 an American citizen, as part of a Dutch delegation, made an overland journey from Canton to Beijing. He entered the Forbidden City and met the Qianlong Emperor, the man who ruled China.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 8:55 AM