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This Young Man and Woman Were Buried Face-to-Face 4,000 Years Ago in Kazakhstan
This Young Man and Woman Were Buried Face-to-Face 4,000 Years Ago in Kazakhstan
The bodies of a young man and woman, possibly in their teens, have been found buried facing each other in a cemetery that dates back about 4,000 years in Kazakhstan. It's possible they were a couple in a romantic relationship.(Image: © Courtesy Karag
2019-8-27 17:33
'Lost' Statue of Alexander the Great (Minus the Nose) Turns Up in Museum Warehouse
'Lost' Statue of Alexander the Great (Minus the Nose) Turns Up in Museum Warehouse
Archaeologists have discovered a stunning, albeit noseless, bust of Alexander the Great, but not from an ongoing excavation located in Alexander's ancient, sprawling empire.Rather, the marble statue was found sitting, "lost in a dark corner of the wa
2019-8-27 17:30
Amulets of Deities, Skulls and Phalluses Found in Ancient Pompeii
Amulets of Deities, Skulls and Phalluses Found in Ancient Pompeii
The amulets include carved gems, etched glass and phallus-shaped charms.The stash of ancient amulets found in Pompeii.(Image: © Copyright Parco Archeologico di Pompei (Archeological Park of Pompeii))A stash of ancient amulets is seeing the light of d
2019-8-27 17:27
Early Christian 'Church of the Apostles' Possibly Unearthed Near Sea of Galilee
Early Christian 'Church of the Apostles' Possibly Unearthed Near Sea of Galilee
The excavations at Beit Habek beside the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel have unearthed a Byzantine-age church, said to be built above the house of Jesus' apostles Peter and Andrew.Credit: Zachary WongA 1,400-year-old Christian church unearthed near the
2019-8-2 10:51
China's Terracotta Warriors help National Museums Liverpool record its best ever year
China's Terracotta Warriors help National Museums Liverpool record its best ever year
Almost four million visits helped National Museums Liverpool (NML) record its best ever year in 2018-19, its annual report revealed Monday. It included 507,577 overseas visitors.World Museum in Liverpool, as a member of NML, became the most visited museum
2019-7-17 17:05
Ancient Shipwreck Discovered off Coast of Protaras, Cyprus
Ancient Shipwreck Discovered off Coast of Protaras, Cyprus
The Department of Antiquities of the Republic of Cyprus announced on Thursday that a major maritime archaeological discovery has been made off the east coast of the island, just off Protaras, near Larnaca.The Antiquities Department statement says the wrec
2019-7-17 10:19
Ancient Roman port history unveiled
Ancient Roman port history unveiled
Researchers successfully reconstructed anthropic influences on sedimentation, including dredging and canal gates use, in the ancient harbour of Portus -- a complex of harbour basins and canals that formed the hub of commerce in the capital of the Roman Em
2019-7-17 09:57
China to host 44th session of World Heritage Committee
China to host 44th session of World Heritage Committee
The 44th session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO will be held in Fuzhou, Fujian province of China in 2020, said Abulfas Garayev, chairman of the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee in Baku on Tuesday.The 44th session of the World Herita
2019-7-12 17:43
2,000-year-old bronze mirror with Confucius portrait exhibited in east China
2,000-year-old bronze mirror with Confucius portrait exhibited in east China
A 2,000-year-old bronze mirror with a Confucius portrait was exhibited in the provincial museum in east China's Jiangxi Province, according to the museum.This was the first time that the mirror was exhibited since Chinese archeologists unearthed it from t
2019-7-10 10:49
Family tomb of ancient bronzeware artisans identified in Central China
Family tomb of ancient bronzeware artisans identified in Central China
Family tomb of ancient bronzeware artisans identified in Central ChinaFrom:Xinhua Net NetWriter:Date:2019-06-28Archaeologists in central China's Henan Province said they have identified 42 tombs unearthed since 2017 to be a family tomb of bronzeware artis
2019-7-10 10:46
Remains from Neolithic to Han-Jin-Yuan periods discovered at Helou site in Dingtao, Shandong
Remains from Neolithic to Han-Jin-Yuan periods discovered at Helou site in Dingtao, Shandong
Helou site is located in Fangshan Town, Dingtao District, Heze City, Shandong Province. An archaeological team of Helou site was consists of members from History School of Capital Normal University, Shandong Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Arc
2019-7-10 10:44
China to better protect newly elected world heritage "Liangzhu City"
China to better protect newly elected world heritage "Liangzhu City"
China has pledged to put more efforts in protecting the country's newly inscribed UNESCO World Heritage -- Archaeological Ruins of Liangzhu City, according to the country's top cultural heritage official."China's increasing number of world heritage s
2019-7-10 10:22
In Israel, found a mosaic depicting the Old Testament oasis Elim
In Israel, found a mosaic depicting the Old Testament oasis Elim
American and Israeli archaeologists have found mosaics on bible plots in the north of Israel. Among them were images of animals described by the prophet Daniel, as well as images of the oasis of Elim, where, according to the Bible, the Jews stayed during
2019-7-9 10:57
Scientists investigated the terracotta head found off the coast of Kerch
Scientists investigated the terracotta head found off the coast of Kerch
Specialists from the Institute of Archeology of the Russian Academy of Sciences began to investigate the terracotta head of a Greek deity found at the bottom of the Kerch Bay near Cape Ak-Burun. About this in the group of the Institute of Archeology RAS o
2019-7-9 10:55
On the island of Anglesey found the mound age of 4000 years
On the island of Anglesey found the mound age of 4000 years
An archaeological expedition, exploring the famous Bryn-Kelly-Dee mound on the island of Anglesey off the coast of Wales, found another mound next to it. A new mound is about a thousand years younger than Bryn-Kelly-Dee; it was built about 4,000 years ago
2019-7-9 10:54

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