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Different Byzantine objects found thanks to a storm in Israel

Different Byzantine objects found thanks to a storm in Israel

Sometimes archaeological finds are sought and sometimes they appear almost by magic. Last Thursday an important excavation was being carried out in Israel, where an attempt was being made to rescue a large clay pot from the Byzantine period. It had been discovered on a beach after a storm, but fate led to different historical objects found in the excavation area.

Three 3,300-year-old shrines dedicated to predicting the future found in Armenia

Three 3,300-year-old shrines dedicated to predicting the future found in Armenia

The Aragats Project, launched by a group of North American and Armenian archaeologists, has made a surprising find. Three shrines of approximately 3,300 years old within a fortress located on a well-known hill in Armenia called Gegharot.After having studied the area it is said that with some possibility, local rulers of this time came to use the shrines for the prediction of the future using different divinatory techniques, something very ingrained in those years.

Excavations resume in Moghalmari, India

Excavations resume in Moghalmari, India

Archeology is one of the best allies in history to allow us to know great events throughout the centuries, something without which we could not know many things that we know today and discover many others such as those that are about to do very near Dantan, in the western part of Midnapur (India), exactly on the Moghalmari mounds.

Pre-Etruscan tomb discovered in Volterra

Pre-Etruscan tomb discovered in Volterra

A tomb from pre-Etruscan times has been discovered in the city of Volterra (Italian Tuscany). The mayor of the city, Marco Buselli, has said that this is an important discovery as it opens the door to investigation of the pre-Etruscan past in Volterra.The tomb, which consists of a wide vessel with a height of one meter and a diameter measuring 80 centimeters, it was found during an archaeological survey prior to the construction of a nursery school.

An international team of researchers creates a fossil database

An international team of researchers creates a fossil database

Thanks to advances in science and technology, today many scientists can make use of many resources that will be of great help to their performance. One of the latest news related to technology and science is a database of a calibration database of fossil remains.

Microsoft co-founder discovers remains of WWII Japanese battleship Musashi

Microsoft co-founder discovers remains of WWII Japanese battleship Musashi

There is nothing like having a large amount of money and using it for tasks that have little or nothing to do with a life of luxury and excess. Something like this is what has happened recently with Paul Gardner Allen, who may not be as well known as Bill Gates, but is a co-founder of Microsoft. Allen is in the news these days because he has found the remains of the ship in jurisdictional waters of the Philippines Japanese Musashi, considered one of the largest ships in naval history, sunk in 1944 during a battle in World War II in which United States and Japanese forces fought for control of the Philippines.

Oldest evidence of breast cancer discovered 4,200 years ago

Oldest evidence of breast cancer discovered 4,200 years ago

A group of anthropologists from the University of Jaén have discovered what Egyptian authorities have recognized as the oldest evidence of breast cancer in the skeleton of an adult woman, some 4,200 years old. The skeleton belongs to an aristocrat from the city of Elephantine, the southernmost city of the country located on an island of the Nile and located north of Nubia, which today would be part of the modern city of Aswan, in the necropolis of Qubbet el-Hawa .

Copilco and the Preclassic Tunnels

Copilco and the Preclassic Tunnels

The four tunnels of the Copilco quarry have been explored again by archaeologists from the National Institute of Anthropology and History. These tunnels were excavated about a century ago by Manuel Gamio, a famous Mexican anthropologist who has since disappeared, and in these tunnels were found remains of a possible pre-Hispanic settlement from the Pre-Classic or Middle Formative.

Venom, possible ally of the hunters of the Paleolithic

Venom, possible ally of the hunters of the Paleolithic

Archaeologists around the world have long suspected that Paleolithic hunters used poison from plants to make their weapons more lethal and could hunt and kill game much easier than was initially believed. moving away from that belief that they only hunted with rudimentary spears that would have little or nothing to do with this new way of hunting that many researchers claim.

UNESCO condemns the destruction of Nimrud

UNESCO condemns the destruction of Nimrud

The UNESCO cultural agency has made a firm condemnation of the destruction carried out by the jihadists in Nimrud, one of the jewels of Assyria and considered one of the treasures discovered by archeology that had already been attacked by this terrorist organization Irina Bokova, UNESCO spokesperson said: "I condemn this madness, the acts of destruction accentuate the horror of the Islamic State."

Incredible mask of God Pan found in Israel

Incredible mask of God Pan found in Israel

Recently the largest bronze mask belonging to the god Pan has been discovered. It was discovered by a team of researchers from the University of Haifa in Israel in the Hippos.-Sussita excavation. As stated by Dr. Michael Eisenberg, these kinds of bronze masks, especially of this size, are extremely rare and usually do not represent Pan or any other image from Greek or Roman mythology.

Trieste hides one of the oldest military fortification systems in Rome

Trieste hides one of the oldest military fortification systems in Rome

According to a multidisciplinary team that works in an area of ​​Italy called San Rocco, in Mugia (Italy), they have discovered a site that shows a complex military fortification system that consists of a central camp and two small forts on either side. The discovery could contain the secret of the origins of Trieste or Tergeste, the name by which it was known at a certain point in history, and thus provide important information about early Roman military architecture.

The Coptic gospel that could be attributed to Mary

The Coptic gospel that could be attributed to Mary

An ancient Coptic Gospel has recently been found that can be attributed to Mary, a tiny book dating back to the 6th century. All the text is written in Coptic and has different oracles that could have been used to provide support and security to all those who seek help for their problems.

Two busts of the goddess Sekhmet discovered in Egypt

Two busts of the goddess Sekhmet discovered in Egypt

Days ago, the Egyptian-European expedition led by Egyptologist Horig Sourouzian, discovered two busts of the goddess Sekhmet in the western part of the pillar rooms of the temple of King Amenhotep III at Kom El-Hitan, on the west bank of Luxor. Sourouzian said that the expedition is working in the area to find something else that may have escaped them and that could be among the ruins.

Rouen will have a museum dedicated to Joan of Arc

Rouen will have a museum dedicated to Joan of Arc

France is an eminent tourist destination that has infinite alternatives to visit and relive history in many of the places spread throughout its geography. Rouen is a town known for being the place where Joan of Arc was executed and burned at the stake. Currently, in Rouen there are many vestiges dedicated to Joan of Arc such as the Tower of Homage or its old market for example.

200 bodies found under supermarket in Paris

200 bodies found under supermarket in Paris

Among the many history and archeology news that arrive from all corners of the world week by week, surely no one would have thought that a supermarket could star in a story like the one you are going to read below. The Monoprix supermarkets in Paris (France) were carrying out works to renovate their facilities a few days ago and at a certain point, the operators found something they were not expecting, a mass grave with more than 200 human remains.

They find a mummy in a cardboard box in Peru

They find a mummy in a cardboard box in Peru

Cleaners have found in Peru a mysterious mummy inside a cardboard box, on the outskirts of an archaeological site. The mummy was found Tuesday in a fetal position, tied with a rope near rubbish outside an archaeological site in the pre-Inca city of Chan Chan.

New exhibition on Gustave Doré in Puerto Rico

New exhibition on Gustave Doré in Puerto Rico

The Ponce Museum of Art, located in the town of Ponce (Puerto Rico) has been hosting since last March 28 a small but very important selection of works by the prestigious French artist and engraver Gustave Doré under the name: Fervor and Fantasy: The Passion according to Gustave Doré.This exhibition will show us a great number of details and characteristics so special that have always accompanied this artist and will be composed of five large-format works that make clear the incredible creativity and also the important aesthetic interest of the artist when represents different scenes related to the life of Jesus.

Signs of climate change found in Maya lowlands

Signs of climate change found in Maya lowlands

A new study from Yale University details the devastating effects of climate change on the ancient Maya civilization, despite attempts to adapt to it. Researchers have found drought markers in Central America that correspond to patterns of well-being disruption in Mayan society.

The impressive Lost City of Colombia

The impressive Lost City of Colombia

In the early years of the 70s, an ancient city was discovered in Colombia, exactly in the Sierra Nevada, and it was not by a modern explorer but by what is known as a guaquero or grave robber, so that the find could have It was completely by chance. It is said that the news of this discovery spread like wildfire, getting the attention of more guaqueros who were looking for the treasures of this mysterious city that it seemed that no one knew at first.