Monday, January 29, 2018

800 year-old 'Knight" Chess Piece Discovered in Norway

An 800 year-old Chess Piece showing a 'knight' has been discovered in Norway.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Archaeologists Excavating 'New Cave' Near Qumran

Archaeologists are excavating a "new cave" near the site of Qumran. A press release will be coming out soon.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Lost Tomb may be Discovered in Valley of the Kings

Excavations have started in an area of the West Valley where four foundation deposits and a radar reading indicate a tomb may exist.

Next Phase of Scan Pyramids Project begins at Great Pyramid

New muon testing will be conducted to try and learn more about two voids identified in 2017 in the Great Pyramid. Additionally two robots are being designed that may be able to enter the smaller void located by the north face of the pyramid.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Can Dogs Sniff out Stolen Artifacts?

Scientists are training dogs to see if they can sniff out stolen artifacts from Syria and other parts of the Middle East.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Mithras Temple may align with Rising Sun on December 25

An 1,800 year-old temple dedicated to the god Mithras that is located at Carrawburgh, in northern England, may align with the rising sun on Dec 25. This day was eventually chosen by Christians as the day to celebrate Jesus's birthday. Some scholars believe the Romans celebrated the birth of Mithras on this same day.