Showing posts with label archaeology. Show all posts
Showing posts with label archaeology. Show all posts

Sunday, August 2, 2020

World's first underwater shipwreck museum : Greece Opens ‘Peristera Shipwreck’ Underwater Museum to Divers

The famous Peristera shipwreck, located off the coast of the island of Alonissos in Greece, will be opened to visitors, making it the world's first underwater shipwreck museum.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Two Pharaonic tombs discovered in Egypt's Luxor

Egypt's Luxor
Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Khalid El-Anany announced Saturday the discovery of a new tomb and the re-discovery of an older one in the heritage-rich Luxor province in Upper Egypt.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Archaeologists make major discovery in Egypt's Luxor

Egyptian authorities have hailed an "important discovery" after archaeologists unearthed several mummies, 10 colourful wooden sarcophagi and more than 1,000 funerary statues in a 3,500-year-old tomb near the city of Luxor.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

L'armée de terre cuite chinoise créée par... les Grecs anciens!

Les scientifiques chinois estiment que les Européens sont entrés pour la première fois en Chine 1 500 ans avant Marco Polo et auraient pris part à la construction de l'armée de terre cuite.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Athens: World’s 'first weather station' opens to public

Built more than 2,000 years ago, the Tower of the Winds is said to be the world's first weather station.

Used by merchants to tell the wind and time - even in darkness - the station is still standing on a slope on Athens' ancient Acropolis hill and has been restored and re-opened to the public for the first time in nearly 200 years.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Strong indications ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle's tomb unearthed

Greek archaeologists announced on Thursday they had strong indications that the tomb of the great philosopher Aristotle has been unearthed in Stageira, an ancient city in northern Greece.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Monday, December 14, 2015

Genocidio a la romana: Julio César exterminó a dos tribus de la actual Holanda

 Los arqueólogos afirman haber demostrado que hace miles de años Julio César puso el pie en lo que hoy en día es el sur de los Países Bajos. Su paso por esas tierras habría tenido como resultado el exterminio de dos tribus germánicas en una batalla que dejó unos 150.000 muertos.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Ancient warrior's tomb and huge treasure hoard found in Greece

US archaeologists in Greece have uncovered the skeleton of an ancient warrior that has lain undisturbed for more than 3,500 years along with a huge hoard of treasure, the Greek culture ministry announced Monday.

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Experts in new bid to unravel 'secrets' of pyramids

A group of Egyptian and foreign experts launched Sunday a new bid to unravel the "secrets" of the pyramids, including a search for hidden chambers inside four famed pharaonic monuments.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Fossil teeth fill the gaps on human evolution

"Imagining the life of ancient man based on fossil evidence may seem like a romantic pursuit for some, but scientific research is hard work, and not the least bit romantic," said archeologist Cai Yanjun.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...