Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Lost Tomb may be Discovered in Valley of the Kings

Excavations have started in an area of the West Valley where four foundation deposits and a radar reading indicate a tomb may exist.

https://www.livescience.com/61441-search-for-king-tut-wife.html

Next Phase of Scan Pyramids Project begins at Great Pyramid

New muon testing will be conducted to try and learn more about two voids identified in 2017 in the Great Pyramid. Additionally two robots are being designed that may be able to enter the smaller void located by the north face of the pyramid.

https://www.livescience.com/61435-great-pyramid-mysterious-voids.html

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Can Dogs Sniff out Stolen Artifacts?

Scientists are training dogs to see if they can sniff out stolen artifacts from Syria and other parts of the Middle East.

https://www.livescience.com/61373-dogs-sniff-out-stolen-artifacts.html

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Mithras Temple may align with Rising Sun on December 25


An 1,800 year-old temple dedicated to the god Mithras that is located at Carrawburgh, in northern England, may align with the rising sun on Dec 25. This day was eventually chosen by Christians as the day to celebrate Jesus's birthday. Some scholars believe the Romans celebrated the birth of Mithras on this same day.

https://www.livescience.com/61309-roman-temple-sun-alignment-christ-birth.html

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Massive Stone Tool Site in Saudi Arabia Discovered

Most of the stone tools date to the Acheulean - a time period between 1.76 million years ago and 100,000 years ago.

https://www.livescience.com/61285-stone-tools-found-in-saudi-arabia.html

Friday, December 15, 2017

New aerial photograph of Stone Structures in Saudi Arabia

New aerial photographs taken by researchers between Oct 27-29 showing stone structures and natural features in Saudi Arabia.

https://www.livescience.com/61203-ancient-stone-structures-saudi-arabia-photos.html

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tomb full of Incredible Food Vessels Discovered in China

Dating back around 3,100 years the bronze food vessels found in this tomb have incredible designs.

https://www.livescience.com/61170-china-tomb-full-of-soup-bowls.html