Friday, June 29, 2018

5,000 year-old Human Sacrifices Discovered in Turkey

The remains of two 12 year-old children buried with hundreds of bronze spearheads and eight human sacrifices have been discovered at the site of Basur Höyük in Turkey.

Lost Love Found in WW1 POW Camp

A romantic engraving made by a Russian POW in a camp in Czersk, Poland, has been discovered.

Monday, June 25, 2018

Six Cases of Ancient Cancer Diagnosed in Dakhleh Oasis

Six cases of cancer have been diagnosed among ancient Egyptians who lived in the Dakhleh Oasis between 3000-1500 years ago. The research suggests that the lifetime risk of cancer was lower in ancient Egypt than it is in modern day western societies.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Archaeologists Explore Ancient Ceremonial Landscape of Pampa de las Salinas

A team of archaeologists are exploring a vast ceremonial landscape in Peru that consists of more than 20 archaeological sites and features. These include five geoglyphs that may depict astronomical constellations.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Tiny 2,800 Year-Old Sculpture may Depict Biblical King

A tiny 2,800 year-old sculpture discovered at Abel Beth Maacah may depict a Biblical King.