Thursday, October 30, 2014

Ancient 'Big Circles' in Mideast Leave Mystery

Archaeologists have taken high resolution aerial photographs of 11 "Big Circles." Built using low stone walls all but one of these circles is around 400 meters in diameter.

http://www.livescience.com/48532-big-circles-archaeological-mystery.html

Friday, October 24, 2014

'Golden Horde' City Uncovered

Archaeologists in Russia have uncovered part of Ukek, a city founded by the Golden Horde. The Golden Horde was a khanate founded by the grandson of Genghis Khan.

http://www.livescience.com/48433-city-ruled-by-genghis-khan-heirs.html

Monday, October 20, 2014

6,000 Year-Old Temple Discovered in Ukraine

A 6,000 Year-Old Temple with eight platforms have been discovered within a massive prehistoric settlement in Ukraine.

http://www.livescience.com/48352-prehistoric-ukraine-temple-discovered.html

Monday, October 13, 2014

3,300 Year-Old Cult Complex Discovered in Israel

A cult complex dating back about 3,300 years has been discovered at the site of Tel Burna in Israel. Archaeologists say that the Canaanite storm god Baal may have been worshiped here.

http://www.livescience.com/48262-ancient-cult-complex-discovered.html

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Pirates & Treasure: Vatican Archives reveal medieval tale

Newly published documents from the Vatican archives tell an incredible tale involving a dead bishop's treasure, the pope and a pirate whose name meant "fire blast" or "fire fart."

http://www.livescience.com/48067-pirate-tale-revealed-in-vatican-archives.html


Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Nazca Lines of Kazakhstan- Over 50 Geoglyphs Discovered

Archaeologists in northern Kazakhstan have discovered over 50 geoglyphs in geometric shapes. Their indicates that they are at least 2,000 years old.

http://www.livescience.com/47954-geoglyphs-discovered-in-kazakhstan.html


Wednesday, September 17, 2014

3,300 Year-Old Egyptian Skeletons with Intact Hairstyles Discovered

Archaeologists at the site of Amarna have discovered several skeletons whose hairstyles are still intact. Among them is a woman who has 70 hair extensions.

http://www.livescience.com/47875-ancient-egyptian-woman-with-hair-extensions.html