Thursday, July 14, 2016
Archaeologists are weighing in on the recent announcement that the first (and only known) Philistine cemetery has been discovered.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 6:22 AM
Monday, July 11, 2016
A system of grooves and blocks within the Great Pyramid that protected the King's Chamber from tomb robbers has been reconstructed using computer animation. Egyptologist Mark Lehner says that the system was sophisticated for its time calling it "a very primitive machine."
Posted by Owen Jarus at 8:20 AM
Thursday, June 30, 2016
A 1,000 year-old model of a stupa, which contains Buddhist relics inside, has been discovered in China.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 7:05 AM
Monday, June 20, 2016
Results of a project trying to determine the dimensions of the Great Pyramid when it was first built have been published.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 6:16 AM
Friday, June 17, 2016
My story on the GJW forgery. I've included a number of links to archived web pages. They include an Arabic text with strange red spots and a page written by the owner's wife which tells of the restoration of a 2nd century Coptic gospel that left part of it in fragments.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 12:33 PM
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Fields of earthen mounds arranged in grid patterns were discovered in 1,000 year-old Cambodian cities during recent LIDAR scans. The results were published yesterday in the Journal of Archaeological Science.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 1:11 PM
Thursday, June 2, 2016
A physics professor has discovered a series of solstice alignments involving five statues in a 19th century White House garden.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 7:58 AM