Posts Tagged ‘Archaeologists’

Archaeologists Find Inscribed Stone Honoring Babylonian King Nabonidus

Archaeologists from the Saudi Heritage Commission discovered a remarkable ancient artifact while exploring a fertile archaeological site in northwestern Saudi Arabia, the Commission has announced . While walking through ruins near Al Hait, which is located in the Hail region, they found a basalt stone face that had been inscribed with the name and image […]

Israeli Archaeologists Find Forbidden Pig Skeleton During Jerusalem Dig

During a recent excavation in Jerusalem, archaeologists searching through the rubble of a building constructed during the First Temple period found something unusual. Inside one room, they discovered the  2,700-year-old skeletal remains of a small pig . The animal appeared to have been crushed to death by falling debris, during some type of mysterious event […]

Archaeologists Unveil 2,000-Year-Old Underground Banquet Hall in Jerusalem

The remains of a spectacular banquet hall from the Second Temple period in Jerusalem were unveiled by archaeologists as they announced that the site will soon be opened to the public for the first time. Said to be one of the most impressive sites in the Old City of  Jerusalem, this roughly 2,000-year-old banquet hall […]

Archaeologists Uncover Preserved Ancient Pottery Workshop in Egypt

Archaeologists digging in the Aziza hills area of the Beheira governate in northern Egypt have recovered the remains a pottery workshop dating to the Graeco-Roman period, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities  announced on its Facebook page  on July 6th.  The Graeco-Roman era in Egypt covered the years from approximately 332 BC (when Alexander the […]

Archaeologists discover rocky cave in northern Iran

Archaeologists discover rocky cave in northern Iran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists has recently discovered a rocky cave that based on available evidence is expected to have a historical background.  The cave was found some 30 meters away from Hotu Cave which is situated in Behshahr county of the northern Mazandaran […]

French Archaeologists Discover 113 Intact Ancient Guadeloupe Burials

French archaeologists working for  INRAP (the National Institute for Preventive Archaeology Research) recently found something unique and unprecedented on the archipelago of Guadeloupe in the southeastern Caribbean. They found a large number of intact Guadeloupe burials, dating back to pre-Columbian times (the 11th to 13th centuries). In total, the Guadeloupe burials archaeologists found contained  113 separate […]

Swiss Archaeologists Find Bronze Age City in Lucerne Lake

Archaeologists fishing for artifacts beneath the muddy floor of Lake Lucerne in central Switzerland discovered something enthralling. Approximately 13 feet (four meters) below the opaque surface of Lake Lucerne, they found the remains of %20a long-lost sunken village , which had apparently been there for millennia.  This amazing find confirmed the theory that the Lucerne lake […]

The first human home? Archaeologists discover traces of 1.8 million-year-old stone tools in African ‘Miracle’ cave

Israeli and Canadian researchers say they have uncovered evidence the prehistoric inhabitants of a South African cave were fashioning stone tools nearly two million years ago, making the cave one of the world’s oldest ‘homes’. The discovery was made in Wonderwerk Cave, a well-known archaeological site located in southern Africa’s Kalahari Desert. Researchers have been […]

Archaeologists Unearth Two Luxury Roman Townhouses In Nimes, France

Archaeologists conducting an extensive survey in the historic city of Nimes in southern France have unearthed two opulent and expansive Roman domus townhouses. These upper-class, multipurpose townhouses were apparently the family dwellings and official headquarters of prominent Roman citizens, who lived in Nimes in the first or second century AD.   Digging in anticipation of an upcoming […]

Israeli archaeologists present groundbreaking universal theory of human evolution

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Archaeologists find earliest known beer mega-factory, in Egypt

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17,000-Year-Old Musical Instrument Is “Discovered” By Archaeologists

During a recent inventory of items held at a museum of natural history in Toulouse, a team of archaeological researchers took the opportunity to re-examine a conch (sea snail) shell retrieved in 1931 from the Marsoulas cave in southern France. Based on its curvature and enclosed shape, it was long believed that the conch shell […]

Archaeologists Uncover Mix of Greek, Roman, And Coptic Ruins In Egypt

Archaeologists exploring a site in southern Egypt unearthed a mixture of ruins and artifacts that chronicle human activity during three separate eras in Egyptian history. During excavations at the Shiha Fort in the Aswan Governorate, in southern Egypt, members of the archaeological mission of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities found evidence that proved […]

Archaeologists Strike 3000-Year-Old “Royal Purple” In Israel Dig

Rare 3,000-year-old samples of “royal purple” have been discovered at Timna dating to the biblical reigns of King David and Solomon. A team of researchers led by the  Israel Antiquities Authority  was exploring the ancient Timna Valley in southern Israel’s Negev, a region known for its ancient  copper production , when they discovered a bundle of […]

Archaeologists Discover a Huge Stash of Medieval Coins in Hungary

Ongoing excavations at a rural spot near the village of Újlengyel in central Hungary recently struck gold, both figuratively and literally. Archaeologists armed with powerful metal detectors found a buried treasure of approximately seven thousand silver and four medieval  gold coins  in Hungary, hidden centuries ago by unknown individuals. This is the largest collection of […]

Archaeologists discover King Herod had a bonsai garden

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Archaeologists Astounded by Iberian and Roman Armor and Weapon Find

Spanish archaeologists have unearthed an exceptional collection of Iberian and Roman armor and weapons in an ancient, conflict-ridden city. Valuable helmets, swords, daggers, and shields have all been discovered at the archaeological site. A Prime Location for a Roman Colony The Iberian and Roman  armor and weapons were found in decades of excavations in the ancient […]

Archaeologists uncover ancient street food shop in Pompeii

Archaeologists in Pompeii, the city buried in a volcanic eruption in 79 AD, have made the extraordinary find of a frescoed hot food and drinks shop that served up the ancient equivalent of street food to Roman passersby. Known as a termopolium, Latin for hot drinks counter, the shop was discovered in the archaeological park’s Regio […]

Counterfeiting began even before money was invented, archaeologists deduce

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Watch: Archaeologists find at least 100 coffins from Egypt’s Ptolemaic dynasty

Egyptian antiquities officials announced the discovery of at least 100 ancient coffins on Saturday, some of which had mummies inside. Around 40 gilded statues were also discovered in a vast necropolis south of Cairo. Colorful, sealed sarcophagi and statues, that were buried more than 2,500 years ago, were displayed in a makeshift exhibit at the […]

Israeli archaeologists are uncovering the lost legacy of a cursed biblical king

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Archaeologists Discover Tollense Battle Was Actually A Massacre

Archaeologists in Germany are rewriting history by proving that Europe’s oldest battle in the German Tollense Valley was actually Europe’s oldest massacre. The Tollense battlefield is a Bronze Age archaeological site located in northern Germany at the edge of the Mecklenburg Lake District. Dated to around 3,250 years ago, Tollense has been known as the […]

Archaeologists Find Maya Sweat Bath ‘IS’ the Goddess of Creation

Archaeologists exploring an ancient Maya sweat bath in Guatemala say not only did this sacred chamber represent the goddess of creation , but it is the actual deity herself manifested on earth. What was the Maya wisdom regarding sweat baths? Well, according to an article in Spa Business , Risto Elomaa, president of the International […]

American Archaeologists Disagree Over Latest Roanoke Colony Theory

American researchers have presented new archaeological evidence of what they think represents survivors from the lost Roanoke colony in Bertie County, North Carolina, living among native populations. However, established Roanoke experts have strongly questioned the new findings related to this latest Roanoke colony theory. The established view of the fate of the Roanoke settlers differs […]

Archaeologists Detect Mystery Late Inhabitant of Scottish Ghost Village

Some villages vanish and never return. Others die but are reborn. What can explain these differences? Archaeologists excavating on the Shetland Northern Atlantic subarctic archipelago, located in the Northern Isles of Scotland, have presented details about a Scottish ghost village that was abandoned after being buried in sand more than 300 years ago. Their discoveries […]

Archaeologists find Assyrian siege ramp at biblical city of Azekah

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Archaeologists find Assyrian siege ramp at biblical city of Azekah

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Archaeologists May Have Discovered the Birthplace of King Arthur: Legends Come to Life?

The discovery of 1500-year-old ruins at Tintagel in south-west England made headlines around the world. What appear to the be the walls of a Dark Age palace have been found in the exact place, and dating to the very time, King Arthur is said to have been born. The ruins of the upper mainland courtyards […]

Archaeologists Make Biblical Discovery at Mount of Transfiguration

Archaeologists in Israel have discovered a 1,300-year-old church with exceptionally well-preserved mosaics beside the famous Biblical Mount of Transfiguration. Perhaps one of the widespread misconceptions surrounding archaeology and history is that they are “grey” subjects, where in reality only be the passionless “teaching” of history can be called grey, for all archaeological evidence suggests the […]

Archaeologists Find Bust of Roman Emperor in Egypt

Egypt says archaeologists have discovered a bust of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius in the southern city of Aswan. The Antiquities Ministry says Sunday the head was found in the Temple of Kom Ombo during work to protect the site from groundwater. It says archaeologists have also unearthed artifacts belongs to a shrine for the […]

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