Wednesday, November 30, 2016

US to Restrict Imports of Egyptian artifacts

Secretary of State John Kerry will sign an agreement with Egypt's foreign minister that will impose restrictions on the import of Egyptian artifacts into the US. Since 2011 over $143 million worth of Egyptian artifacts have been imported into the US from Egypt. Both governments hope that the restrictions will help curtail the looting that has plagued Egypt since the 2011 revolution.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Thousands of Inscriptions & Petroglyphs Discovered in Jordan's Black Desert

Thousands of inscriptions & petroglyphs dating back around 2,000 years have been discovered in the Jebel Qurma area of Jordan's Black Desert. They tell of a time when the area was more hospitable.

http://www.livescience.com/56944-ancient-inscriptions-found-in-black-desert.html

Monday, November 14, 2016

Ancient 300 Acre Stone Complex Discovered by Caspian Sea

A stone complex, covering 120 hectares and dating back around 1,500 years has been discovered near the eastern shore of the Caspian Sea in Kazakhstan. Stone Carvings and the remains of a silver saddle are among some of the discoveries.

http://www.livescience.com/56855-ancient-stone-monuments-discovered-along-caspian.html

Monday, October 31, 2016

3,800 year-old Tableau showing 120+ Egyptian boats Discovered

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a tableau containing over 120 Egyptian boats in a building built near the tomb of Senwosret III. It dates back more than 3,800 years. 

http://www.livescience.com/56695-ancient-egypt-boat-tableau-discovered.html 

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Newly Revealed 2,700 year-old Papyrus may be Modern Day Forgery

A 2,700 year-old Hebrew papyrus revealed today in Jerusalem may be a modern day forgery.

http://www.livescience.com/56653-hebrew-papyrus-seized-from-looters.html

Monday, October 17, 2016

Hidden Voids in Great Pyramid? Scientists cast Doubts

Scientists are raising doubts about the claim of two newly discovered voids in the Great Pyramid.

http://www.livescience.com/56512-great-pyramid-chambers-may-not-exist.html