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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
In China, found a cemetery of the ancient “giants”
In China, found a cemetery of the ancient “giants”
In the People’s Republic of China, a cemetery was found, where people were buried, “giants” no less than 190 cm tall. The graves are 5,000 years old. The growth of the ancient inhabitants of Europe was 1.5-1.6 meters, and in comparison with them the Chine
2019-7-9 10:52
Makronissos Exile Island Declared an Archaeological Site
Makronissos Exile Island Declared an Archaeological Site
Makronissos Island. Source: WikipediaThe island of Makronissos has been declared an archaeological site by a unanimous decision of the Central Archaeological Council.The recommendation was made by the Cyclades Antiquities Ephorate that has been conducting
2019-7-9 10:48
Lost Palace of a Once-Mighty Empire Unearthed in Iraq
Lost Palace of a Once-Mighty Empire Unearthed in Iraq
An aerial view of Kemune Palace from the west, near the Tigris River in Iraq.Credit: University of Tübingen/eScience Center/Kurdistan Archaeology OrganizationWhen a drought dried up the water in Iraq’s Mosul Dam reservoir, it exposed ruins from an ancient
2019-7-9 10:26
World Heritage Committee to meet in Baku (Azerbaijan) to examine inscription of new sites on World Heritage List
World Heritage Committee to meet in Baku (Azerbaijan) to examine inscription of new sites on World Heritage List
whc.unesco.org/en/documents/175177The Committee will furthermore examine the state of conservation of 166 sites already inscribed on theWorld Heritage List, 54 of which also figure on theList of World Heritage in Danger.Inscriptions on the World Heritage
2019-6-27 11:36

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