Posts Tagged ‘bronze’

Berlin Humboldt Forum to return Benin bronze sculptures to Africa

Dozens of Benin bronze sculptures are going on display for one last time in Berlin’s new Humboldt Museum before being repatriated to Nigeria. Taken during the colonial era from the African Kingdom of Benin, the move is part of the country’s gradual reckoning with crimes committed by the former German empire including the genocide orchestrated […]

Berlin Humboldt Forum to return Benin bronze sculptures to Africa

Dozens of Benin bronze sculptures are going on display for one last time in Berlin’s new Humboldt Museum before being repatriated to Nigeria. Taken during the colonial era from the African Kingdom of Benin, the move is part of the country’s gradual reckoning with crimes committed by the former German empire including the genocide orchestrated […]

Berlin Humboldt Forum to return Benin bronze sculptures to Africa

Dozens of Benin bronze sculptures are going on display for one last time in Berlin’s new Humboldt Museum before being repatriated to Nigeria. Taken during the colonial era from the African Kingdom of Benin, the move is part of the country’s gradual reckoning with crimes committed by the former German empire including the genocide orchestrated […]

Berlin Humboldt Forum to return Benin bronze sculptures to Africa

Dozens of Benin bronze sculptures are going on display for one last time in Berlin’s new Humboldt Museum before being repatriated to Nigeria. Taken during the colonial era from the African Kingdom of Benin, the move is part of the country’s gradual reckoning with crimes committed by the former German empire including the genocide orchestrated […]

Berlin Humboldt Forum to return Benin bronze sculptures to Africa

Dozens of Benin bronze sculptures are going on display for one last time in Berlin’s new Humboldt Museum before being repatriated to Nigeria. Taken during the colonial era from the African Kingdom of Benin, the move is part of the country’s gradual reckoning with crimes committed by the former German empire including the genocide orchestrated […]

The Problem Of Continuity Of Bronze Age Civilizations And A Worldwide Flood

Here we continue with the second part of our series addressing Charles Weisman’s booklet Facts And Fictions Regarding Noah’s Flood. In the first part, we saw that the actual language of the biblical account of the Flood in Genesis does not support the contention that the flood was worldwide. In this next part, Weisman addresses […]

Police recover ancient bronze bowl

TEHRAN–A police department in charge of protecting cultural heritage has recovered an ancient bronze bowl in the western Lorestan province. The object was found in the home of a person charged with illegally keeping the ancient object, IRIB reported on Saturday. The suspect was detained and surrendered to the judicial system for further investigation and […]

Bronze Mythical Beast Weighing Over 300 Pounds Found in Sanxingdui Ruins

A fantastic creature has finally been released from the pit of extraordinary metal objects at Sanxingdui, China, once again proving the advanced metalworking skills, artistic talent and imagination that existed in this ancient culture 3,000 years ago. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Winning a bronze medal in the filmmaking competition by jondishapour Trade History Museum

According to Nafte Ma, during this period of the festival, which is held every three years, Jondishapour Trade History Museum of Shiraz won the bronze medal in the filmmaking competition. At this festival, which was held in the city of Prague, Jondishapour Museum’s short film (A Simple Object) produced and written by Ava Roodani, won […]

Huge New Bronze Age Fortress Discovered in Irish Nature Preserve!

While carrying out routine field work in the Burren lowlands of County Galway in Ireland, field archaeologist Michael Gibbons discovered a Bronze Age fortress that may be almost 3,200 years old.  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Ancient Places Europe Read Later  Source

Soldiers of Bronze: The Greek Hoplite, the Phalanx, and the Battle that Defined Them

Hoplite comes from the Greek word “ta hopla,” which means “tool” or “equipment,” and was the name given to legions of citizen soldiers who were tasked with protecting their territories from outside challengers. Read more Section:  News Ancient Places Europe History Famous People Read Later  Source

2,800-year-old Hallstatt Swords Rewrite Bronze to Iron Age Technological Leap

Two extremely rare early Iron Age Hallstatt swords dating to the eighth century BC have been unearthed in the Bavarian town of Andechs in Starnberg district. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Bronze Urartian Belt Proves Kingdom Extended Much Further North

The past four years of excavations in Turkey’s ancient city of Satala have produced many exciting finds. Perhaps the most remarkable of the artifacts discovered there so far are the ornate Urartian bronze belt  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Near-Pristine Bronze Age Spear Dated Over 3,000 Years Found in Britain

Spearheads are often seen as representing the ‘highest tradition of the Bronze Age’. This statement is exemplified by the discovery of a Bronze Age spear at a Thames Water sewage works in Cirencester, Read more Section:  Artifacts Ancient Technology News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Hellenistic Elite was Buried on a Bronze Bed with Gold in Her Mouth

Ancient tombs are fascinating finds, especially when they’re intact. They can provide us with clues on how a person died, social status, burial styles, and funerary rites.  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Bronze Age Daggers Were Tools to Butcher Animals, Not Markers of Status

Excavations of Bronze Age “warrior graves” throughout Europe have nearly always led to the recovery of copper alloy Bronze Age daggers. However, their function has been poorly understood. It has long been speculated that they,  Read more Section:  Artifacts Ancient Technology News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Britons Have Battled Parasites Since the Bronze Age, Shows New Research

An interdisciplinary team of archaeologists and biologists from Oxford University recently completed a study of parasite infections in ancient Britain. Their exhaustive survey covered a period of over 4,000 years  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Bronze Age Orkney Welcomed Female Migrants, Claims Controversial Paper

A new DNA study is shining light on Bronze Age Orkney. The results show how an influx of mostly women affected family traditions and spiritual customs on the island. However, some scientists are having none of it. Around 4,500 years ago, Bronze Age farmers on Orkney, the island group off the north coast of Scotland, […]

The Maykop: Lost Bronze Age Culture of the Exotic Caucasus Region

In 1897, Professor Nikolay Veselovsky, a Russian archaeologist and orientalist, specializing in the history and archaeology of Central Asia, uncovered one of the greatest archaeological finds  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News Ancient Places Asia Read Later  Source

Bronze Age Human Bone Amulet Found in Ancient Siberian Tagar Burial

How a culture buries its dead provides a crucial understanding of a culture across time periods, across historical divides, across geographical territories. Some of these ancient and prehistoric practices Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Unique Bronze Age Clan Cemetery Excavated in Anyang, China

After two years of excavations a 3,000-year-old clan cemetery containing the treasure-laden tombs of early social elites has been uncovered in central China. Located in Anyang, the northernmost city of the Henan province in China, the tomb has been dated to the Shang (Yin) Dynasty, which is the earliest ruling dynasty of China. Having emerged […]

Ramses III Verses the Sea People & the End of the Bronze Age

The end of the 3,000-year-long Bronze Age was one of the most violent periods in history. Hittites and Egypt are usually cited as the last remaining major powers until a recently translated stone frieze, written around 1180 BC, describes another political and military power forgotten and overshadowed by the empire they destroyed. Georges Perrot and the […]

Do 3,000-year-old Bronze Age Horned Helmets Have Trans-Continental Links?

A team of researchers has sampled organic matter from residue found inside a rare and deeply ancient bronze horned-helmet in Denmark. But their claim that a long-distance prehistoric oceanic trade route connected Scandinavia with the Mediterranean is not resting well with everyone. Back in 1942 a Danish peat cutter was digging in a bog on […]

Metal Detectorist Milly Hardwick Finds Bronze Age Hoard of Axe Heads

Her metal detector went crazy. Milly Hardwick, the 13-year-old English girl, had discovered ancient treasure. This September, Milly identified a rare archaeological Bronze Age hoard in a field near Royston, on the Hertfordshire/Cambridgeshire border in England. There, in “Milly’s field” as it should now be called, archaeologists excavated about 200 Bronze Age artifacts. The question […]

Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler Poshtam wins bronze in world championships

TEHRAN – Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler Pejman Poshtam claimed a bronze medal at the 2021 World Wrestling Championships on Friday. He defeated Hungarian Laszlo Szabo 4-0 in the 82kg weight category. Earlier in the day, Mohammadali Geraei from Iran had won a bronze medal at the 77kg. The 2021 World Wrestling Championships are being held from […]

Mohammadali Geraei takes bronze at World Greco-Roman Wrestling

TEHRAN – Iran’s Mohammadali Geraei won a bronze medal at the 2021 World Wrestling Championships on Friday. The Greco-Roman wrestler defeated Hungarian wrestler Tamás Lévai 9-0 in the 77kg bronze medal match. The 2021 World Wrestling Championships are being held from Oct.  2 to 10 in Oslo, Norway. Source

Who Were The Andronovo? Bronze Age Culture Of The Eurasian Steppe

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that our earliest origins lie somewhere far away from our current homeland. When Europeans are considered, modern history and science tell us that our languages and many of our traditional, ethnic cultural traits all lie in our shared ancestors: the Indo-Europeans. A good portion of our DNA has Indo-European […]

Iran’s Goleij wins bronze at 2021 World Wrestling

TEHRAN – Mojtaba Goleij from Iran claimed a bronze medal in the 97kg weight class of the 2021 World Wrestling Championships. The freestyler defeated Mongolian Ölziisaikhany Batzul 10-0 in the bronze medal match. Russian wrestler Abdulrashid Sadulaev defeated Kyle Snyder from the U.S. 6-0 in the final match. The 2021 World Wrestling Championships are being […]

Bronze Age Bull Geoglyph Found In Siberia Is A First

Archaeologists conducting excavations at the Jonderguéi 22 site in the south-west of the Republic of Tuva in southern Siberia have made the exciting discovery of a bull geoglyph. It is believed to be the first animal geoglyph find in the entire Central Asia region. The excavations near Khondergey village, close to Russia’s border with Mongolia, […]

Spectacular Bronze Age Karasuk Culture Jewelry Found in Siberian Grave

A Bronze Age burial in southern Siberia has produced one of the most diverse and dazzling collections of high-quality jewelry ever discovered in an ancient individual’s grave. Inside the grave of a woman who was buried sometime between the eighth and 10th centuries BC, archaeologists from Siberia’s Novosibirsk Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography found an […]

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