Thursday, August 22, 2019

2,800 Year-old Altar Provides Clues to War Mentioned in Hebrew Bible

Mesha's rebellion against Israel is discussed in the Hebrew Bible and the Mesha inscription. Now two inscriptions found on a 2,800 year-old stone altar discovered in Ataroth provide new information.

https://www.livescience.com/alter-tells-story-of-biblical-war.html

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

New Info on Origins of Controversial Tut Statue Revealed

Set to be auctioned by Christie's on July 4, Egypt claims that this sculpture depicting Tutankhamun's head was looted from Karnak. Christie's says it was owned by Prinz Wilhelm von Thurn und Taxis in the 1960s and he sold it in 1973 or 1974. Now a Live Science investigation dives into the life of Prinz Wilhelm revealing new info on the origins of the controversial statue. 

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Samurai Text Reveals Secrets of 'One Cut' Sword Fighting School

Translated into English for the first time the text reveals of the secrets of Ito Ittosai, a samurai who fought and won 33 duels. 

Monday, April 29, 2019

New Discoveries Made at Hagia Sophia

A series of new discoveries have been made at the Hagia Sophia including frescoes, mosaics and new structures including a possible ancient library and what may be the remains of the Great Baptistery.


https://www.livescience.com/65350-emperor-baptistery-at-hagia-sophia.html

Monday, April 22, 2019

Archaeologists find remains of 350 year-old massacre in Alaska

According to legends passed on for centuries by the Yup'ik people the massacre occurred during a war that started when a boy got hit in the eye with a dart.


https://www.livescience.com/65282-legendary-massacre-dart-game.html

Tuesday, March 26, 2019