Posts Tagged ‘carved’

Inside Yemen’s Hand-Carved Rock Palace (Video)

Nestled a mere ten miles from Yemen’s capital, Dar al-Hajar, the Imam’s Rock Palace, stands as an exceptional achievement, carved into the very rock it rests upon. Read more Section:  News Ancient Places Asia Videos History Read Later  Source

Tourist Who Carved Name Into Colosseum’s Wall Says He Was ‘Unaware’ Of Arena’s Age

For some people, a classroom desk just isn’t enough. Ivan Danailov Dimitrov, a tourist from the United Kingdom, was caught on video defacing an inner wall of the Colosseum in Rome last month, The New York Times and the BBC report. Dimitrov was busted using a key to carve “Ivan + Hayley 23” — his […]

Right Wing Bonus Tracks: Carved in the Spirit

Self-proclaimed “prophet” Manuel Johnson was at the event where an image of former President Donald Trump supposedly appeared in the clouds above Mount Rushmore. Johnson reports that Trump’s “face may not be carved there in stone, but it is carved there in the spirit.” Lance Wallnau declares that “the devil is going all out against […]

Petra: An Ancient Wonder Carved in Stone (Video)

Deep within the canyons of Jordan’s desert lies a breathtaking ancient treasure – the stone city of Petra. Read more Section:  News Ancient Places Asia Videos Read Later  Source

The Pyramid Texts: Incantations Carved in Stone

The ancient Egyptians were known for their elaborate funerary traditions and beliefs in life after death, with the pharaohs being the most powerful and religious rulers of their time. The Pyramid Texts, engraved with great precision in hieroglyphics, were found within the deepest walls of the pharaohs’ lavish tombs and served as protective invocations, known […]

18th-Century Statue Has a Delicate Net Carved From a Single Slab of Marble—Check Out the Details

A marble statue carved in the 18th century has become world-renowned for an “impossible” feature: a delicately draping fisherman’s net with detailed knots, rendered by hand entirely from marble, that looks so authentic it could be the real thing. Il Disinganno, or “The Release from Deception,” is the magnum opus of the Genoese artist Francesco […]

Tracking Down Ancient Artwork Carved into Australian Boab Trees

Archaeologists and historians from Australian National University, the University of Western Australia and the University of Canberra recently teamed up with a group of First Nations Australian cultural historians to undertake a unique expedition recording ancient art carved into boab trees. Their goal was to find and document the existence of artwork carved into the […]

5,200-Year-Old Carved Stone Chrysalis Unearthed from the Dawn of The Silk Road

Sericulture, or the rearing of silkworms to produce raw silk, was perfected by ancient China as early as the Yangshao period (5000-3000 BC), a thriving Neolithic culture. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Roman Graffiti Shows Carved Phallus With Insult Found at Vindolanda Fort

A sizable, engraved penis has been discovered at the Vindolanda Roman fort in England, with a clear insult carved above it. The Roman graffiti insult, aimed at another Roman soldier, reads: “You shi**r!” Read more Section:  Artifacts Ancient Writings News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Mysterious Carved Stone Balls Found in Scottish Isle Tomb

A 5,500-year-old tomb discovered on a Scottish island will soon be reclaimed by the sea. Archaeologists racing to excavate the site, “before it’s lost forever,” have discovered two enigmatic carved stone balls at the site. Over the last two centuries archaeologists in Scotland have only discovered about 500 of these mysterious balls. Dating back to […]

Ancient Feast Seating Carved in Bedrock Found At Paphos, Cyprus

A team of French and Polish archaeologists exploring ancient ruins in Paphos, Cyprus have discovered a ceremonial seating area carved into the bedrock next to the foundation of a now-destroyed religious temple, as reported by the Polish Nauka W Polsce press agency. Individuals gathered for ceremonial feasts would have perched on these bedrock benches, eating […]

Latest Vindolanda Find: A Strange Naked Man on a Carved Relief Tablet

Recent excavations at the British Roman fort of Vindolanda near Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland, England have produced a fascinating and unique artifact, according to  a new announcement  from the Vindolanda Trust. While digging beneath the floor of a fourth-century structure unearthed at the sprawling site, volunteers Richie Milor and David Goldwater were shocked to find […]

Mezuzah smashed, swastika carved into doorframe of Jewish student’s home

A swastika was carved into the doorframe of a Jewish student’s house in the Dutch city of Maastricht and the mezuzah was torn off. The Maastricht University student discovered the damage to his mezuzah, an object containing scripture on parchment that Jews affix to their doorframes, and made a police complaint on Thursday, the Netherlands […]

Carved Stones May Indicate Neolithic Settlement on Scottish Isle!

Archaeologists in Orkney believe they “might” have discovered another 5,000-year-old Neolithic settlement in the Bay of Skaill, beside the world famous Skara Brae. Thought to date to around 3,000 BC, the newly discovered “suspected” Neolithic site was discovered in the far north of Scotland on Mainland Orkney. Costal erosion revealed ancient animal bones and what […]

Swastikas carved into Jewish headstones, spray-painted on memorials in Germany

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Symbols of the Enchanted Forest? Witch and King’s Marks Carved into English Trees

How have these ancient markings carved into trees in the New Forest in Hampshire, including witch and king’s marks, gone unrecorded for so long? The Enchanted Forest of Symbolic Secrets Some over-achieving modern humans left flags at the poles of planet Earth while others left their footprints on the surface of the moon, and our […]

Ancient Siberian Carved Mammoth Ivory Yields Amazing New Information!

A team of Siberian archaeologists has studied a collection of 24,000-year-old mammoth ivory revealing hitherto unknown secrets of ancient craft technologies. The year 2020 has produced a number of incredible scientific papers about ancient mammoths and their interactions with early humans. Topics covered in these papers include the oldest mammoth traps ever discovered in Mexico, […]

The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered – It’s Not What You Think

It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned, and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been told a story about addiction by our teachers and by our governments. This story is so deeply ingrained in our minds that we take it for granted. It seems obvious. […]

Feeling unusually exhausted lately? You may be suffering from iron deficiency

(NaturalNews) The most common nutritional deficiency in the world, iron deficiency, affects a sizable portion of the U.S., particularly infants, children, adolescents and expecting […]

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