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1,000-yr-old tomb discovered in north China
1,000-yr-old tomb discovered in north China
Chinese archaeologists have discovered a tomb dating back nearly 1,000 years in the city of Jinzhong, north China's Shanxi Province, according to local authorities.The octagon-shaped tomb was 3.5 meters high with colorful paintings inside the walls.The ar
2019-6-27 11:33
Archaeological Pathways and Drainage Ditches Found in Upper Capital of Jin Dynasty
Archaeological Pathways and Drainage Ditches Found in Upper Capital of Jin Dynasty
Located in the southern suburb of Acheng District, Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province, Upper Capital Site was the very first capital city built in the Jin Dynasty, as its capital for 38 years. From 2013 to 2017, an archaeological study had been implemente
2019-6-27 11:25
Xi's call to preserve heritage leads to excavation
Xi's call to preserve heritage leads to excavation
The Small Wild Goose Pagoda in Xi'an,NorthwestChina's Shaanxi province. BEIJING-Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core has given a series of important instructions an
2019-6-25 11:18
Ancient marble head of god Dionysus discovered under Rome
Ancient marble head of god Dionysus discovered under Rome
The head of Dionysus was found near the Roman Forum. Photos: Archeological Park of the Colosseum.Archeologists in Rome have uncovered a large marble head from Rome’s imperial age that is believed to show Dionysus, also known as Bacchus, the ancient god of
2019-6-25 11:11
Greek Archaeologists Make Major Discovery at Battle of Salamis Site
Greek Archaeologists Make Major Discovery at Battle of Salamis Site
Exquisite head of a statue found in area of the ancient Battle of Salamis. Source: Greek Ministry of CultureMarine archaeologists are announcing that they have discovered underwater artifacts at the site of a building where the naval battle of Salamis was
2019-6-25 10:55
Ancient Neighborhood Under the Acropolis Museum Now Open to the Public
Ancient Neighborhood Under the Acropolis Museum Now Open to the Public
Photo by AMNAThe remains of an ancient neighborhood visible under the feet of visitors approaching the entrance of theAcropolis Museumis now fully open to the public for the first time.The new ”walk-through” exhibits of the neighborhood were inaugurated o
2019-6-25 10:52
95 ancient tombs found on Tsinghua University campus
95 ancient tombs found on Tsinghua University campus
Workers clear earth at an excavation site in Tsinghua University where tombs dating back to as ancient as Han Dynasty (202 BC- AD 220) were discovered in Beijing, May 31, 2019. BEIJING -- A total of 95 ancient tombs have been discovered on the campus of T
2019-6-6 17:45
Ancient Romans Used Molten Iron to Repair Streets Before Vesuvius Erupted
Ancient Romans Used Molten Iron to Repair Streets Before Vesuvius Erupted
The passage of carts over decades could cause ruts (like the one shown here), particularly in high-traffic areas of Pompeii.Credit: Eric PoehlerAncient workers used molten iron to repair Pompeii's streets before the historic and devastating eruption of Mo
2019-6-6 17:15
Large Mound in Russia Reveals 2,500-Year-Old Skeletons of Elite Nomadic Tribesmen...And a Horse Head
Large Mound in Russia Reveals 2,500-Year-Old Skeletons of Elite Nomadic Tribesmen...And a Horse Head
Here, one of the 2,500-year-old skeletons discovered in a kurgan in Russia.Credit: Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Astrakhan RegionA farmer in Russia has uncovered the remains of three elite members of a nomadic tribe from 2,500 years ago. A horse'
2019-6-6 17:09
Archaeologists Discover the First Ever Iron-Age Shield Made of Bark in England
Archaeologists Discover the First Ever Iron-Age Shield Made of Bark in England
Researchers discovered a new Iron Age shield in Leicester.Credit: Michael BamforthArchaeologists discovered an Iron Age bark shield near Enderby, a town southwest of the city of Leicester in the United Kingdom.Though archaeologists knew that people from t
2019-6-6 17:04
Ancient Egyptians Built This 4-Towered Fortress More Than 2,600 Years Ago
Ancient Egyptians Built This 4-Towered Fortress More Than 2,600 Years Ago
The ancient fortress' eastern gate.Credit: Egyptian Ministry of AntiquitiesArchaeologists in Egypt have discovered the ruins of an ancient fortress dating to the 26th Dynasty, the last dynasty in which native Egyptians ruled before the Persians conquered
2019-6-6 17:01
10-Foot-Tall Stone Jars 'Made by Giants' Stored Human Bodies in Ancient Laos
10-Foot-Tall Stone Jars 'Made by Giants' Stored Human Bodies in Ancient Laos
More than 100 giant stone jars, thought to have been used in burial rituals thousands of years ago, have been rediscovered at ancient sites in forests, on hillsides and along mountain ridges in remote central Laos.Local legends say the carved stone jars w
2019-6-6 16:54
Delos Island to Become an Open Archaeological Museum
Delos Island to Become an Open Archaeological Museum
Extensive restoration and preservation works are in progress on the archaeological sites of Delosisland, with the Greek Ministry of Culture aiming to make the area an open archaeological museum.The restoration project aims at the consolidation of all monu
2019-5-20 15:40
Artifacts on display after repatriation from Italy
Artifacts on display after repatriation from Italy
Hundreds of Chinese cultural relics repatriated from Italy finally are made available for public viewing on Wednesday at the National Museum of China in Beijing. After a long journey home, hundreds of Chinese cultural relics repatriated from Italy finally
2019-5-20 15:19
Emperor Qianlong’s calligraphy on display in Beijing
Emperor Qianlong’s calligraphy on display in Beijing
Visitors view a portrait of Emperor Qianlong among 100-odd paintings and calligraphy works of the 18th century, which reflect fine art achievements of the royal family and high officials of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Emperor Qianlong's passion for call
2019-5-20 14:55

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