Archaeology

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Tomb

UK 'equivalent of Tutankhamun's tomb' found near Essex Aldi

UK 'equivalent of Tutankhamun's tomb' found near Essex Aldi

A royal burial site discovered beneath a roadside verge in Essex has been hailed as the UK's "equivalent of Tutankhamun's tomb".

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Evidence of cannibalism dating back 10,000 years found in ancient Spanish cave

Evidence of cannibalism dating back 10,000 years found in ancient Spanish cave

Evidence of cannibalism dating back 10,000 years found in ancient Spanish cave

Researchers have discovered human bones in an ancient cave near the coast of Alicante which show signs of cannibalism, but it is not clear why the cannibalism would have taken place

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Archeologists discover 3,000-year-old ancient pharaoh statues in Cairo

Archeologists discover 3,000-year-old ancient pharaoh statues in Cairo

Archeologists discover 3,000-year-old ancient pharaoh statues in Cairo

German and Egyptian archeologists found the statues in a mud pit between crumbling apartment blocks on wasteland in the Mattarya district, Cairo

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Archaeologists discover the largest first-temple period gate-shrine found in Israel

Huge 2,200-year-old shrine discovered in ancient Israeli metropolis

Huge 2,200-year-old shrine discovered in ancient Israeli metropolis

Archaeologists have discovered a gate-shrine dating to the 8th century BC, which is the largest ever discovered in Israel from the period.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Archeologists discover an ancient cannabis burial shroud

Archeologists find ancient cannabis burial shroud

Archeologists discover an ancient cannabis burial shroud

The discovery of an ancient cannabis burial shroud was made in in China's Turpan Basin, of an approximately 35 year old man with Caucasian features

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Thursday, August 4, 2016

'It's much different to the earthy grit of what Cornwall was like', says archeologist on Cornwall tales

Forget King Arthur and Disneyfication, real Cornish history is far grittier, says local politician

Forget King Arthur and Disneyfication, real Cornish history is far grittier

The discovery of a Dark Age palace close to Tintagel Castle has sparked excitement among fans of legendary kings and wizards. But local politician Dick Cole says the real story is far more interesting than Arthurian legend…