Monday, April 18, 2016

Searching for the Vikings: 3 Sites Possibly Found in Canada

Archaeologists are investigating three sites in Canada that may have been used by the Vikings. Two are located in Newfoundland - at Sop's Arm & Point Rosee - while a third is on Baffin Island.

http://www.livescience.com/54439-three-possible-viking-outposts-discovered.html

The map below shows Sops' Arm, Point Rosee and the Nanook site on Baffin Island. It also shows L'Anse aux Meadows, the only confirmed Viking site in the New World. Credit: map by Schuyler Erle, modified by Owen Jarus, CC Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported


Thursday, April 7, 2016

Where's the Money Going? $26 million in Syrian 'antiques' imported to US since 2011

Documents reveal that 'Antiques' from Syria, with a declared value of over $26 million, have been imported to the United States since 2011.

http://www.livescience.com/54343-are-antiques-imported-from-syria-funding-terrorists.html


Monday, April 4, 2016

Five Cruse Tablets Discovered in Athens Grave

Five lead curse have been discovered in a young woman's grave in Athens. They date back around 2,400 years.

http://www.livescience.com/54285-curse-tablets-uncovered-in-greece.html

Friday, April 1, 2016

Egyptian Officials Cautious about Hidden Chambers in Tutankhamun's Tomb

Egyptian officials are dialing down the hype about the possibility of hidden chambers in Tutankhamun's tomb. 

http://www.livescience.com/54263-hidden-king-tut-chambers-may-not-exist.html

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Radar Experts Doubt Claims of 'Hidden Chambers' in Tutankhamun's tomb

Radar experts not affiliated with the project have reviewed the data released so far and are doubtful that the hidden chambers exist.

http://www.livescience.com/54218-experts-doubt-hidden-chambers-king-tut-tomb.html

Friday, March 25, 2016

1,900 Year-Old Apartment Discovered at Hadrian's Villa

A 1,900 year-old apartment, filled with art, has been discovered at Hadrian's Villa. It is part of a larger unexcavated complex.

http://www.livescience.com/54173-emperor-hadrian-villa-yields-posh-apartment.html

Friday, March 18, 2016

Goths vs Greeks- Third Century Battles Revealed

Fragments from a third century text have been discovered recently in the Austrian National Library. They tell of an invasion of Greece by the Goths during the third century A.D.

http://www.livescience.com/54092-goth-greek-battle-revealed-in-ancient-text.html