Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Earliest Example of "ABGAD" sequence discovered?

An inscribed 3,400 year-old piece of pottery found in an Egyptian tomb may have the earliest example of the "ABGAD" sequence, the ancient forerunner to our "ABCD" alphabet sequence.

https://www.livescience.com/62580-earliest-alphabet-discovered.html

Friday, May 11, 2018

Ancient City of Mardeman Discovered in Iraq

Decipherment of 92 cuneiform tablets reveals that archaeologists have discovered the lost city of Mardaman. The city flourished for millennia starting about 4,800 years ago.

https://www.livescience.com/62545-lost-city-of-mardaman-discovered.html

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Two Massive Carvings Rescued from Looters in Egypt

Two Massive Carving Found by Looters beside the pyramid of Amenemhat I have been rescued, conserved and published.

https://www.livescience.com/62468-massive-carvings-rescued-egypt-looting.html