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.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
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.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 6:18 AM
Monday, August 4, 2014
Archaeologists in China have discovered a mausoleum, built for a king, that dates back over 2,100 years. They found about 10,000 artifacts including treasures made of gold, silver, bronze, jade and lacquer.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 6:57 AM
Thursday, July 24, 2014
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.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 7:16 AM
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