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World heritage application of Tea Horse Road promotes intl cooperation
World heritage application of Tea Horse Road promotes intl cooperation
The World Heritage application of the ancient Tea Horse Road, jointly carried out by China, Mongolia and Russia, will serve as an example for international cooperation, according to Sergey Kalashnikov, chairman of Russia International Cooperation Associat
2019-12-30 16:16
Over 80 protection projects implemented to preserve ancient rock carvings in China
Over 80 protection projects implemented to preserve ancient rock carvings in China
Dazu Rock Carvings is a World Heritage site in Southwest China's Chongqing municipality.More than 80 protection projects have been carried out on the Dazu Rock Carvings, a World Heritage site in Southwest China's Chongqing municipality, over the past two
2019-12-30 16:14
Remains of earliest silk fabric found in Henan
Remains of earliest silk fabric found in Henan
Relics found in Xingyang, a county-level city in Zhengzhou, Henan province, help to identify what is believed to be the world's oldest silk fabric.Chinese archaeologists have used new technology to ascertain whether the remnants of carbonized textiles fou
2019-12-30 16:13
Ancient tomb clusters unearthed in Jiangxi
Ancient tomb clusters unearthed in Jiangxi
Photo taken on Sept 24, 2019 shows relics unearthed from the ancient tombs excavated in Ganjiang New District, Nanchang, East China's Jiangxi province. Archaeologists have excavated 73 ancient tombs dating back 1,400 years ago in East China's Jiangxi prov
2019-12-30 16:09
Mongolian, Chinese archeologists' co-discovery among top in 2019
Mongolian, Chinese archeologists' co-discovery among top in 2019
File photo taken on July 5, 2019 shows a pair of gilded silver dragons discovered in a tomb in Arkhangai Province of Mongolia by a China-Mongolia joint archaeological team. A rare pair of silver dragons discovered in Mongolia by local and Chinese scientis
2019-12-30 15:43
Ancient state barn site discovered in Central China
Ancient state barn site discovered in Central China
Aerial photo shows the excavations of circular building bases in the Yanshi ruins, Henan province, Central China. The site of a group of circular building foundations, which are believed to be the state barns of the Shang Dynasty (1600-1046 BC), has been
2019-12-30 15:38
Timber travelled in Roman times
Timber travelled in Roman times
Old boards reveal the importance of trade to the empire.
2019-12-30 15:28
Archaeologists Discover 3,000-Year-Old Megalithic Temple Used by a 'Water Cult'
Archaeologists Discover 3,000-Year-Old Megalithic Temple Used by a 'Water Cult'
Archaeologists uncovered a 3000-year-old megalithic temple in Peru.(Image: © Museo Tumbas Reales de Sipán)Archaeologists have discovered a 3000-year-old megalithic temple in Peru that an ancient "water cult" used for fertility rituals.The t
2019-12-30 15:07
Buried Christian (and Pagan) Basilica Discovered in Ethiopia's 'Lost Kingdom' of Aksum
Buried Christian (and Pagan) Basilica Discovered in Ethiopia's 'Lost Kingdom' of Aksum
Parts of the buried town of Beta Samati were occupied for more than 1,000 years, from the Pre-Aksumite era around 750 B.C. through the early Christian period from about A.D. 325 until about A.D. 650.(Image: © Nicole Harrower)An ancient church from th
2019-12-30 15:02
Gold and Jewels Found on Minoan Island Devoted to the Color Purple
Gold and Jewels Found on Minoan Island Devoted to the Color Purple
(Image: © Greece Ministry of Culture and Sports)A storehouse of ancient treasures, including precious jewels and gold beads, has been uncovered by archaeologists on an island near Crete devoted to making a precious purple dye from sea snails thousand
2019-12-30 11:44
Dazzling 'Temple of Colored Marbles' Honoring Roman God Discovered in Italy
Dazzling 'Temple of Colored Marbles' Honoring Roman God Discovered in Italy
The ancient Roman worshippers were likely in altered states of consciousness.
2019-12-30 11:39
Ancient, Gold-Lined Tombs That May Hold Princesses Discovered in Greece
Ancient, Gold-Lined Tombs That May Hold Princesses Discovered in Greece
The bodies of ancient princes and princesses may have rested in two ancient tombs lined with gold that were recently found at the site of Pylos in Greece, archaeologists announced Dec. 17.Inside the 3,500-year-old tombs, the archaeologists found intricate
2019-12-30 11:33
China establishes research center for Dunhuang studies
China establishes research center for Dunhuang studies
Dunhuang was a major city along the ancient Silk Road and boasts a number of cultural and historical attractions, including the caves of the Mogao Grottoes, a UNESCO World Heritage List site.Dunhuang Academy China and Peking University have signed an agre
2019-11-22 10:29
Ancient Site on Crete Reveals Story of the Dawn of Greek Civilization
Ancient Site on Crete Reveals Story of the Dawn of Greek Civilization
The Eleftherna region in the prefecture of Rethymno, Crete aims to become the most important tourist destination on the island by capitalizing on the wealth of archaeological treasures discovered in the area, as well as its gleaming new museum.Also called
2019-11-22 10:11
Oldest Lighthouse in the World Once Stood off Greece’s Pelion Peninsula
Oldest Lighthouse in the World Once Stood off Greece’s Pelion Peninsula
The straits between Greece’s south Pelion Peninsula and the island of Skiathos in the Northern Sporades conceal many secrets in their treacherous waters — including one little-known fact known mostly to historians and a handful of locals.Few people are aw
2019-11-22 10:04

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