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Archaeologists thaw a block of ice containing the remains of a warrior boy who lived 1,300 years ago

In the laboratory of the Bavarian Monuments Authority in Bamberg, scientists have begun thawing a block of ice containing remains from an elite 6th-century burial. The block was specially created by archaeologists using liquid...

Buried in three coffins made of gold, silver and steel: scientists continue the search for the tomb of Attila

The famous ancient military leader died at the age of 58 on his wedding night, after marrying his new wife. The leader of the ancient tribe of the Huns, Attila, terrified the inhabitants of both...

Lying in a mound with a naked concubine: scientists showed a mummy that is 2.5 thousand years old

The mummy, which is more than two and a half thousand years old, has been kept in Novosibirsk for 30 years, reports  Alina Guritzkaya for Sibkray.ru. The body of a man was found by scientists...

1,600-year-old depictions of Old Testament heroines discovered in Israel

The earliest known depictions of two biblical heroines were recently discovered by a team of archaeologists at the ancient synagogue of Hukok in the Lower Galilee. The Huqoq Excavation Project is entering its 10th season....

Napoleon’s soldiers fertilized the fields of Britain

A Scottish archaeologist has proposed his hypothesis to explain the extremely small number of human remains on the battlefield of Waterloo. Duke of Wellington at the Battle of Waterloo. Painting by Robert Alexander Hillingford, second...

Archaeologists have discovered a 1300-year-old medieval ship

In the south of France, archaeologists have discovered a sunken 1300-year-old ship. It is reported by NBC News. Partial remains of an "extremely rare" vessel, 12 meters long, radiocarbon dated to between 680 and 720 BC....

Unique finds in the ruins of Sanxingdui in China stunned archaeologists

Archaeologists have made startling discoveries at the famous Sanxingdui ruins in southwest China's Sichuan province. It is reported by the Xinhua News Agency. A treasury of exquisite bronze, gold and jade items has been unearthed...

Terrifying archaeological find discovered in Northern Israel

Archaeological excavations at an ancient cemetery in Beit Shearim in the north of the country have unearthed an unusual tomb with a threatening warning written in Greek. The Israel Antiquities Authority, in collaboration with the...

To accompany their father in the underworld. Archaeologists find remains of Tutankhamun’s children

As it turned out, all this time the find was practically under the noses of the researchers - in the tomb of the pharaoh himself. Almost 100 years have passed since British archaeologists discovered the...

Orthodox activist ran into the authorities because of the Shigir idol

Orthodox activist Oksana Ivanova from Yekaterinburg is collecting signatures against the initiative of the city authorities to make the ancient Shigir idol a symbol of the city, reports ura.news. The appeal is planned to...

The giraffe’s ancient cousin loved to hit with his head

Giraffes were not always long-necked, but always preferred head-to-toe positions. Giraffes did not always have long necks, but they always preferred to hit their heads to maintain their position. Evidence of this is the discovery...

Illegal archaeology: a resident of Modiin stole 1,500 valuables of the ancient world from excavations

The Antiquities Authority is investigating a citizen who robbed excavation sites. The Antiquities Authority's Theft Prevention Unit is investigating a Modiin resident suspected of embezzling 1,500 valuable artifacts, including rare ancient coins. Details will be...

“The World of the Dead” will be studied using georadar

Mexican archaeologists begin exploring the underground labyrinths of the Zapotec city. Representatives of the National Institute of Anthropology and History of Mexico (INAH) reported that the Llobaa project will begin its work in the near...

In Mexico, archaeologists have found the grave of a man from the myth

A significant part of the scientific community denies the very existence of the Aztatlan culture. In the Mexican city of Mazatlán, repairmen accidentally discovered ancient human remains. The found burial is very different from the...

Neanderthal ‘art studio’ found in cave in Spain

In the cave, scientists also examined the layers of sediments and collected fragments of pottery, samples of animal and human remains, fabrics, tools, and more. A new study by scientists suggests that the Cueva de...

At the bottom of the shallow Tigris River, an ancient city appeared and drowned again

In the Mosul Reservoir, which has become shallow due to drought, an ancient city of 3.4 thousand years old has surfaced for the second time in the last three years. After some time, he...

Scythian gold: the archaeologist shared the details of the discovery of mysterious jewelry

It is believed that the most perfect artistic Scythian things are the works of Greek jewelers commissioned by the Scythians, taking into account the spiritual needs of the latter. The Scythian sword decorated with a...

250 richly painted sarcophagi have been discovered in Egypt

The archeological expedition has been working in Saqqara since 2018 An Egyptian archeological mission in the Saqqara necropolis has discovered 250 richly painted wooden sarcophagi and 150 bronze statuettes of ancient Egyptian deities. This is the...

Petite brunette – a Bronze Age woman

The representative of the Unetice culture had fair skin, brown hair, a prominent chin and a miniature figure adorned with bronze and gold jewelry and a beautiful amber necklace. In the course of their new...

Ancient Roman insult found in Northumberland, carved next to a drawing of a phallus

To explain to the inhabitant of ancient Vindolanda Sekundin what a bad person he is, someone spared no time for stone carving. Employees of the British archaeological foundation Vindolanda Charitable Trust reported a unique find:...

Egypt opens new airport for tourists, right next to the Seventh Wonder of the World

From mid-July, tourists wishing to start their journey in Egypt from the Great Pyramids of Giza will be facilitated by flying to them. Right next to the Pyramids of Giza, Egypt's new Sphinx International...

Where was obtained the material for King Herod’s baths?

King Herod's baths: Israeli scientists from Bar-Ilan University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have refuted the well-known hypothesis that Israeli calcite alabaster artefacts were made from material extracted exclusively in Egypt. This conclusion...

A huge face in Egypt resembling the Great Sphinx discovered

A group of archaeologists has discovered a giant face carved into a mountain slope in the Theban necropolis. The face resembles that of the Great Sphinx in Giza and in ancient times looked at...

Scientists have discovered an ancient forest at the bottom of a giant abyss in China with trees 40 meters high

Giant trees and new species at the bottom of the hole with a depth of 192 meters Chinese scientists have discovered hitherto unknown animal and plant species at the bottom of a hole in the...

Mayan fillings made of precious stones could serve not only as decoration, but also as protection against caries

Maya tooth jewelry made of jade, gold and other precious metals and stones, probably not only gave "gloss" to their owners, but also served as a prevention of caries and periodontal disease. This property...
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