Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Ancient Assyrian Tomb Discovered in Erbil

A vaulted brick tomb dating back to the Neo-Assyrian period (9th-7th centuries B.C.) has been discovered in Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan. Among the discoveries are three clay sarcophagi.


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

$100 Million in Artifacts Shipped from Egypt & Turkey to US in 2016

US Census Bureau docs reveal that in 2016 about $50 million worth of artifacts were shipped from Egypt to the US and about $50 million from Turkey to the US. The highest amount from each country in at least 20 years. There are concerns that some of the artifacts may be looted or stolen.


Monday, March 13, 2017

1,000 Year-Old Tomb Decorated With Colorful Murals Discovered in China

A tomb dating back around 1,000 years to China's Liao Dynasty has been discovered.