Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Flammable Liquid may help Solve Burning Viking Questions

Acetone, a flammable liquid, may help solve a number of Viking mysteries. Viking artifacts are sometimes covered in sea mammal oil and fat which can make it hard to get an accurate radiocarbon date. Acetone helps remove these contaminants a new study finds.

https://www.livescience.com/63839-viking-carvings-mystery.html

Monday, October 15, 2018

Who was she? Tomb of 900 year-old "Grand Lady" Discovered

She lived in China over 900 years ago during the Song Dynasty.

https://www.livescience.com/63826-grand-lady-skeleton-china.html

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

New Inscriptions Provide Clues to Warrior Pharaoh

The new inscriptions date back 3,300 years and were found at a temple at Kom Ombo.

https://www.livescience.com/63738-temple-engravings-of-warrior-pharaoh.html


Monday, September 24, 2018

1,300 Year-Old Egyptian Magical Papyrus Deciphered

A 1,300 year-old Egyptian magical papyrus, now at Macquarie University, has been deciphered and published revealing what may be a love spell.

https://www.livescience.com/63659-ancient-egyptian-magic-spell-deciphered.html

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