Posts Tagged ‘Archaeologists’

Archaeologists Excavate Huge 1,500-Year-Old Palace in Maya City of Kabah

During excavations at the site of the Maya city of Kabah in southeastern Mexico, archaeologists unearthed the ruins of an expansive but previously unknown palace, which was located in a recently excavated residential area. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Ancient Places Americas Read Later  Source

Medieval Palace Unearthed: Archaeologists Swarm Scottish Borders

Thirty years ago, a dowser identified lines of stones beneath a harvested field outside the village of Ancrum, in the Scottish Borders. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Ancient Places Europe Read Later  Source

Archaeologists Have Unearthed the Remains of a Lost Ancient Roman City

Archaeologists have discovered an ancient forum, or plaza, that belonged to a mysterious Roman city that got wiped off the map by a civil war that broke out more than 2,000 years ago in Spain’s Iberian Peninsula. The forum served as a central town square at a Roman site known as La Cabañeta, which is […]

Unearthing mysteries of the Bronze Age: archaeologists explore Kordestan region

TEHRAN – Archaeologists have commenced a new excavation season on an ancient cemetery in the Saqqez region of Kordestan province, western Iran. Source

Archaeologists find ‘mystery’ ducts near biblical Jerusalem relics

An almost three millennia-old network of hewn-rock ducts unearthed in Jerusalem has baffled archaeologists, given the lack of comparable biblical finds, or obvious links to an ancient temple and palace that once stood nearby, Reuters reports. The knee-deep channels, dating back 2,800 years, are located outside Jerusalem’s walled Old City. They stand in two clusters, […]

Archaeologists Keep Unearthing Mysterious ‘Giant’ Prehistoric Hand Tools

Image: Ingrey, Duffey, et. al.  ABSTRACT breaks down mind-bending scientific research, future tech, new discoveries, and major breakthroughs. Archaeologists have unearthed a “giant” handaxe in southern England that was crafted by early human relatives more than 300,000 years ago, reports a new study. Measuring nearly a foot long from tip to butt, the artifact is the […]

Spanish Archaeologists Plot Remarkable Rescue of Ancient Phoenician Ship

A Phoenician trading vessel that sank off the coast of Spain around 2,500 years ago has been rendered in high-resolution 3D maps. As a precursor of plans to rescue the shipwreck, piece-by-piece, in what will be a very complicated underwater puzzle. The 2,500-year-old Phoenician vessel is submerged 60 meters (196.85 ft) from the Playa de […]

Archaeologists Excavating In Pompeii Find Ancestral Pizza Revealed in Fresco

Earlier this year, a team of archaeologists delved into some delicious secrets hidden within the volcanic tomb that is Pompeii. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Archaeologists Uncover 2,000-Year-Old Maya Burials with Decapitation Marks in Mexico

Archaeologists from Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) have made an exciting discovery at the Moral-Reforma Archaeological site in Balancán, Tabasco. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Archaeologists Discover Rare Zodiac Carvings at Egypt’s Temple of Esna

Archaeologists engaged in restoration and re-coloring work at the Temple of Esna in Egypt have succeeded in uncovering a remarkable representation of celestial bodies together with all 12 signs of the zodiac. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Ancient Places Africa History Ancient Traditions Read Later  Source

Peruvian Archaeologists Uncover Two-faced Moche Men with Cosmic Connections

Painted on a pillar within a ceremonial hall, archaeologists have found a 1,400-year-old “two faced man”, with cosmic associations. The Moche culture was a pre-Columbian civilization that thrived between 100 BC and 700 AD, farming and fishing, in the northern coastal region of Peru. Known for their exquisite pottery featuring animals, people, and scenes from […]

Biblical Archaeologists Uncover Mix Tape Jacob Made For Rachel

HARRAN — Archeologists working in the Middle East say they’ve uncovered the world’s oldest cassette tape, which they believe was used as a mix tape by the biblical Jacob in his lengthy courtship with Rachel, as detailed in the first book of Moses called Genesis. “This is a profound discovery that confirms the biblical account,” […]

Archaeologists to commence underwater survey in Persian Gulf

TEHRAN – Underwater archaeological surveys will begin in the Persian Gulf, near Bandar Mahshahr, a port city in the southwestern Khuzestan province, a local tourism official has said.  Source

Archaeologists discover RARE and possibly the OLDEST gold-covered Egyptian mummy

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered what could possibly be the oldest gold-coverered Egyptian mummy. The said mummy, who was named Hekashepes per the hieroglyphic inscriptions on his sarcophagus, was found among a whole set of tombs going back around 4,300 years ago. Hekashepes’ huge rectangular sarcophagus made of limestone was still sealed with mortar when […]

Waterlogged Wood: Archaeologists Find 2,000-Year-Old Iron Age Wooden Ladder!

Nestled in the heart of Central Bedfordshire, England, is Field 44, a historical hot spot spanning from the Middle Iron Age to the late Roman period. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Archaeologists Salvage Inscribed Palace Door Threshold at City of Nimrud

A 6.5-foot (2 meters)-high threshold stone from the 9th and 8th century BC has been unearthed by archaeologists at the ancient Iraqi city of Nimrud. This is the first major excavation at the site after it was destroyed by the Islamic State (ISIS) in 2016. Archaeologist Michael Danti is leading a team from the University […]

Archaeologists Uncover Glitter Still In Early Church Carpet From VBS Held In 150 A.D.

JERUSALEM — Archaeologists have discovered glitter still hopelessly stuck in the carpet dating back to the first known Vacation Bible School in the year 150 A.D. Source

Archaeologists Unearth First Century Roman Refrigerator in Bulgaria

Over the last few decades, archaeologists from Bulgaria and Poland have been performing excavations at the site where the Roman legionary fortress of Novae once stood.  Read more Section:  Artifacts Ancient Technology News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Archaeologists Puzzle Over Huge Iron Age Ceramic Jar Found in UAE

The largest Iron Age ceramic jar ever discovered in the UAE dated to 3,000 years ago hints at a bustling trade scene from the 1st millennium BC. But the dimensions of this vessel really have researchers scratching their heads. To fully get a sense of how big it was, archaeologists believe the building in which […]

Archaeologists Discover Red Pens Gospel Writers Used To Write Words Of Christ

ISRAEL — Archaeologists, who are scientists who study old stuff, dug up an incredible find in the Holy Land earlier this week: a box of red pens purportedly used to write the words of Christ in the New Testament. The box of red pens was partially used, likely by Matthew, Mark, Luke, or John, who […]

Archaeologists in Iran unearth 5,700-year-old skeleton of baby buried in wall foundation

TEHRAN – Archaeologists excavating Sialk hills in central Iran, recently made a macabre discovery: a 5,700-year-old wall foundation containing the skeleton of a baby. “During an archaeological season currently underway in Sialk hills, we found the skeleton of a three to six-month-old baby which was buried inside the foundation of a wall,” ILNA quoted the […]

Archaeologists in search of 6,000-year-old ruins in Sialk hills

TEHRAN–An archaeological team has commenced work in a bid to unearth 6,000-year-old ruins and relics in Sialk hills, which was once the site of a fortified town near modern Kashan in central Iran. “The archaeologists are currently looking for six-thousand-year-old layers in the Sialk hills, and of course, they plan to involve ordinary people in […]

Romanian Archaeologists Unearth Gold-Filled Grave from 4,500 BC

While performing excavations near the city of Biharia, Romania, archaeologists working for the Tarii Crisurilor Museum in Oradea unearthed a prehistoric grave that dates far back into antiquity, museum officials announced.  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Activist Group Tells Archaeologists Not to Assume Gender of Ancient Skeletons

Self-declared “anarchist archaeologists” are warning archaeologists not to assume the gender or race of ancient skeletons because they see the categorization of sexes as discriminatory to the dead and as enhancing “white supremacy.” Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology History Ancient Traditions Read Later  Source

Gender Activists Say Archaeologists Should Be Stopped From Identifying Ancient Human Remains as Male or Female

Because they don’t know how the ancient human identified. Source

Mexican Archaeologists Find Over 2,500 Rare Wooden Aztec Artifacts!

Archaeologists in Mexico have unearthed one of the largest and most impressive collections of Aztec artifacts ever found, just northeast of the central plaza of Mexico City. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Archaeologists Unlock the Secrets of the Maya “Spirit of Man” City

The ruins of an ancient Maya city, discovered by INAH archaeologists in 2018 in the central Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, have now been mostly restored. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Archaeologists in Chiapas, Mexico Unearth Remains of Maya Noblewoman

The Chiapas branch of Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) has just reported a notable find in the heavily excavated Palenque Archaeological Zone in the southern part of the country,  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Ancient Places Americas History Ancient Traditions Read Later 

Archaeologists Stumble Upon Key Romano-British Trade Center

Archaeologists performing excavations near Bishop’s Stortford, an historic market town in Hertfordshire, England, have uncovered the ruins of a Romano-British settlement that served as a commercial center along a Roman roadway Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Egyptian archaeologists unearthed the ruins of a temple for the ancient Greek god Zeus

An Egyptian archaeological mission working at the site of Tell Al-Farma in the North Sinai archaeological area uncovered the remains of a temple to the god Zeus Cassius Egyptian archaeologists unearthed the ruins of a temple for the ancient Greek god Zeus in the Sinai Peninsula, antiquities authorities declared on Monday. The Tourism and Antiquities […]

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