Saturday, May 13, 2017

Catacomb filled with Mummies Discovered in Egypt

A catacomb containing corridors filled with mummies has been discovered at the site of Tuna el-Gebel in Egypt.

http://www.livescience.com/59100-catacomb-filled-with-mummies-discovered-egypt.html

Thursday, May 11, 2017

3,800 Year-Old Pyramid Has Inscription for Princess 'Hatshepset'

A newly discovered 3,800 year-old pyramid at Dahsur has an inscription on a wooden box in its burial chamber that tells of a princess named "Hatshepset"

http://bit.ly/2r5U3UW

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

4,000 Year-Old Animals Revealed in Egypt

A mongoose on a leash, a colorful pelican and images of bats are among the drawings being recorded by a survey team working at a group of tombs at the site of Beni Hassan in Egypt.

http://www.livescience.com/59022-egypt-tomb-with-leashed-mongoose-drawing.html

Monday, May 1, 2017

1,400 year-old Tomb with 'Blue Monster' Mural Discovered in China

A 1,400 year-old tomb with a mural showing a 'monster-like' creature painted in vivid blue has been discovered in China. 

http://www.livescience.com/58903-ancient-tomb-with-blue-monster-mural-discovered.html

Monday, April 17, 2017

Solstice Alignments Discovered in Garden of Kensington Palace,

A physics professor has discovered a series of solstice alignments in the gardens in front of Kensington Palace in the UK. 

http://www.livescience.com/58706-solstice-alignments-discovered-peter-pan-gardens.html

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Body covered in Yellow Silk Discovered in 1,500 year-old cemetery in Inner Mongolia

A body covered in yellow silk and adorned with gold jewelry has been discovered in a 1,500 year-old cemetery in Inner Mongolia. The discoveries in the cemetery illustrate the riches that traversed the silk roads in ancient times.

http://www.livescience.com/58630-ancient-cemetery-found-inner-mongolia.html

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Newly Discovered Pyramid has pharaoh Ameny Qemau's name

Three Egyptologists have told Live Science that the inscription found in the recently discovered pyramid at Dahshur has the name of pharaoh Ameny Qemau who ruled about 3,800 years ago. This is the second pyramid at Dahshur that has artifacts bearing the pharaoh's name.

http://www.livescience.com/58531-second-pyramid-pharaoh-ameny-qemau-discovered.html