Tag: archaeology

Jun 2, 2016

Scientists Confirm King Tut’s 3300-year-Old Dagger Forged from Meteorite

Scientists Confirm King Tut’s 3300-year-Old Dagger Forged from Meteorite

The finding is published in a new paper in the Journal of Meteoritics and Planetary Science

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May 10, 2016

Canadian Teen May Have Found Lost City Using Ancient Star Maps

Canadian Teen May Have Found Lost City Using Ancient Star Maps

No other scientist has found such correlation in the past several hundred years of study of the Ancient civilization

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May 2, 2016

2200-Year-Old Mosaic that Says “Be Cheerful, Live Your Life” Found in Turkey

2200-Year-Old  Mosaic that Says “Be Cheerful, Live Your Life” Found in Turkey

A rare ‘skeleton mosaic’ from 3rd century BC discovered in Turkey’s southern province of Hatay in the ancient Greek city of Antiocheia

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Mar 31, 2016

Artist Resurrects Ancient Building Site with Incredible Wire Mesh Installation

Artist Resurrects Ancient Building Site with Incredible Wire Mesh Installation

Edoardo Tresoldi’s installation brings the ancient town to life, letting visitors interact and explore the full-scale structure

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Mar 16, 2016

Picture of the Day: Zoomed Out Machu Picchu

Picture of the Day: Zoomed Out Machu Picchu

A fresh perspective on a world wonder

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Nov 18, 2015

21 Colorized Photos from the 1920s Discovery of King Tut

21 Colorized Photos from the 1920s Discovery of King Tut

Nearly a century ago, archaeologist Howard Carter captured the world’s imagination with the discovery of the undisturbed tomb of Tutankhamun.

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Aug 1, 2015

2000 Year Old Paw Print Shows Cats Have Never Cared

2000 Year Old Paw Print Shows Cats Have Never Cared

An archaeologist was examining ancient Roman roof tiles from 100 AD when he came across a fragment that contained a cat’s paw print.

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