Posts Tagged ‘archaeological’

The Magnificent Citadel of Erbil – A True Archaeological Sandwich

The Iraqi city of Erbil is truly magnificent – and in many ways. With the settlement origins dating back at least 8,000 years, it is one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. The modern city developed around the famous Citadel of Erbil, the town’s ancient core that has been present since […]

Archaeology Magazine’s Top Ten Archaeological Discoveries 2021

The top 10 ancient discoveries for 2021 have been announced by Archaeology Magazine . For the last 70 years Archaeology Magazine has been published by the Archaeological Institute of America and this most recent top 10 list will be published in the January/February 2022 issue this week. The most significant find of 2021 was Egypt’s […]

A Powerful New Free Tool Virtually Maps England’s Archaeological Sites

An innovative and groundbreaking digital archaeology tool will give members of the public an opportunity to explore thousands of archaeological sites all around England, visually and by reading written reports and descriptions. On the Aerial Archaeological Mapping Explorer , visitors can select and zoom in on any site they choose, to see aerial photographs, read […]

Archaeological El Dorado: Stunning Golden Sun Bowl Found in Austria

“A discovery of a lifetime” is what archaeologist Dr. Michal Sip termed the find: a golden sun bowl dated to 3,000 years ago, unearthed during ongoing excavations in a prehistoric settlement in Ebreichsdorf, Austria. Work at this ancient settlement dated to 1300-1000 BC, has been in full flow since September 2019. Researchers at the site are […]

Are Afghanistan’s Archaeological Treasures Safe?

Experts are concerned for the future of Afghanistan’s archaeological sites and treasures following the Taliban takeover. Even if the ancient sites are not looted and destroyed, there is still the worry that the extremist Islamic group may already be hunting for the famous Bactrian treasure – a collection of more than 20,000 gold, silver, and […]

Archaeological sites, ruined fortress named national heritage in southwest Iran

TEHRAN – Five archaeological sites and a crumbling fortress, situated in Iran’s Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province, have been gained national status. The Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts declared the inscriptions on Thursday in separate letters to the governor-general of the southwestern province, CHTN reported. The Archaeological sites of Qatar-Tappeh, Aqayaz hills, Qanbari Tappeh, Tall-e Nasir, […]

4th Century Coin Cache Found In Israeli Archaeological Hotspot

A cache of coins, weighing 6 kilos (13 pounds) in total, was discovered by a tour guide near west Israel’s coastal town of Atlit on Tuesday, the 10th of August. Yotam Dahan, the tour guide from Klil in the Western Galilee area of Northern Israel found the antique coins on a family camping trip in […]

Arctic Circle Anomalies: Archaeological Insight Under the Permafrost

The Arctic Circle is the farthest northern of the five major circles of latitude on the planet. It marks the northernmost point at which the center of the noon sun is just visible on the winter solstice . During the summer solstice , the heart of the midnight sun is just visible at the southernmost […]

Six archaeological sites approved as national heritage in Iran

TEHRAN – On Sunday, a selection of six archaeological hills and historical sites scattered across Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province were added to Iran’s national heritage list. Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan declared the inscriptions on Sunday in a letter to the governor-general of the southwestern province, IRNA reported. Tepe Dizdasht, Tepe Chaghat Houshangi, Tepe […]

The Impact of COVID-19: Archaeological Digs Fall Silent

Several layers of plastic and geotextile membranes protect the remains of a Neolithic settlement called the Ness of Brodgar in Orkney, Scotland. Large tarps cover the area where the archaeological excavation used to take place, held down by old tires. Underneath, the entire site has been backfilled with 5,000 sandbags to protect the delicate masonry […]

Sassanid-era Sirvan to undergo archaeological survey

Sassanid-era Sirvan to undergo archaeological survey – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – An archaeological survey and research project is planned to start on Sirvan, a western Iranian town in modern Ilam province, which dates from the Sassanid era (224–651). A budget of two billion rials (about $48,000 at the official exchange rate of 42,000 rials per dollar) […]

The Plain of Jars: A Megalithic Archaeological Mystery in Laos

The Plain of Jars on the Xieng Khouang plain of Laos is one of the most enigmatic archaeological points of interest on Earth. The unusual scattering of thousands of megalithic jars across nearly one hundred sites deep in the mountains of northern Laos has fascinated archaeologists and scientists ever since their discovery in the 1930s. A […]

Historic Cold Cases: Five Ancient Archaeological Murder Mysteries

Nothing sticks in the mind quite like an unanswered question, such as a historic murder mystery, an unsettled death, an impenetrable enigma or even an ancient cold case just waiting to be resolved. A good detective eliminates the impossible, and whatever remains, however improbable, could just be the answer. Archaeologists are pathological problem solvers, obsessed […]

Road construction in Palestinian town near Nablus damages important archaeological site

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Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of 2020

In many ways this has been a difficult year, but in the realm of archaeological research some major discoveries have been made around the world. Lost cities and tombs have come to light, the creations of our prehistoric ancestors have been recognized for their innovation, and several finds this year are rewriting history. The following […]

Archaeological trove spanning millennia emerges from construction work in ancient Jaffa

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Attention devoted to forgotten archaeological hill southern Iran 

TEHRAN – A demarcation project has been commenced on Tepe Mafinabad in southwest Tehran province, expecting to shield the archaeological hill from further damage. The mapping and demarcation project is to protect the ancient hill, which is situated in Eslamshahr, from any possible damage, and to prevent it from any illegal construction in its surrounding […]

Greek Island’s Archaeological Treasures Reveal Hidden Story of a Pirate King

A rocky uninhabited Greek islet in the Aegean Sea is providing archaeologists with a treasure trove of finds, including new insight on the story of an ancient pirate king. There was once a small settlement on the islet of Vryokastraki and it was inhabited continuously from the 12th century BC until the 7th century AD. […]

Gal Gadot as Cleopatra makes archaeological sense

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Post-lockdown field trip? Visit some of Israel’s (320!) archaeological gardens

Israeli law requires that any object discovered in the country which is of historical interest, or was created before 1700, becomes the property of the State. It must be reported to the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) within 15 days. And if it is found on a construction site, work is to be halted immediately after […]

‘Face of Yahweh’ claim sets off archaeological brouhaha

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‘Face of Yahweh’ claim sets off archaeological brouhaha

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“Cal Orck’o” – The Archaeological Site Where Dinosaurs Step Foot 68 Million Years Ago

Situated near the city of Sucre, the huge Cal Orck’o archaeological site is located on a cliff just 5kms from the city center. It has a slope of 73 degrees, is 80 meters (260 ft) high and 1,200 meters (3,900 ft) long. Discovered on the grounds of the local cement company (Sucre’s Fabrica Nacional de […]

Stormer Computer Situation Update

Andrew AnglinDaily Stormer March 26, 2016 Okay, so I looked at computers in the store and couldn’t really find what I was looking for. Going to order one online. I was able to set-up an old laptop for the time being. Slow as hell, but at least it works. The site shouldn’t be noticeably crappier […]

Yet another Palestinian from West Bank town of Sa’ir killed by Israeli forces at infamous Beit Einun junction

Violence /Detentions — West Bank, Jerusalem Palestinian shot dead after alleged attack attempt near Hebron BETHLEHEM (Ma‘an) 14 Jan — Israeli forces Thursday shot and killed a Palestinian near the Beit Einun junction northeast of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron after an alleged stab attempt, witnesses and Israel’s army said. An Israeli army […]

Female peacock spiders show preference for multi-modal courtship

Single women aren’t passive when it comes to the world of dating, and neither are female spiders, according to researchers at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pa. Source Article from http://phys.org/news/2015-12-female-peacock-spiders-multi-modal-courtship.html

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