Mature Looking Mummy Portrait Was Actually Just A 4-Year-Old

Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

Scientists have recreated the face of a 2000-year-old Egyptian boy , using CT scanning and 3D imagery technologies. The reconstructed face was then compared to the boy’s mummy portrait . In Egypt, at the turn of the first millennium AD, artists painted mummy portraits, which were then attached to the outer face of the coffin. The young male child was ritually prepared…

1,800-year-old Roman Venus Figurine Found In England Was A Home Deity

History and Archeolory

A 17-centimeter (6.7 inch) tall Roman Venus figurine has been discovered by archaeologists in the city of Gloucester, England. This 1,800-year-old find has created considerable excitement in the archaeological community. Anthony Beechey of Cotswold Archaeology was quoted by BBC News as saying, “This has been the most exciting find of my career in archaeology so far. The…

CT Scan Reveals 3,000-Year-Old Non-Human Egyptian Mummies

Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

Two ancient Egyptian sarcophagi were believed to contain human remains. One of them was thought to be a mummified child as it has the appearance of a “small human”.  However, CT scanning revealed a surprise inside! The mummies were not, in fact, human. One of them was a bird representing the god Horus and the other “child-like” mummy, was packed with…

Ancient Helmets, Temple Ruins Found At Dig In Southern Italy

History and Archeolory

Archaeologists in southern Italy have discovered ancient warrior helmets and the ruins of a painted brick wall at a site that might have been a forerunner of a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena, officials said Tuesday. Italian Culture Minister Dario Franceschini said the remains dug up at the popular tourist site of Velia were…

The Dispilio Tablet and the Real Origins of Writing

History and Archeolory

Conventional archaeology claims that writing was not invented until some time between 3000 and 4000 BC in Sumeria. However, the discovery of a far older artifact in northern Greece appears to contradict this belief. Although the possibility of a previously unknown writing system during the Neolithic is an exciting prospect, why is it that so few people know…

“Amaze” by Ancient Egyptian Hairstyles Discovered from 3,300 Years Ago

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Amarna cemetery hairstyle discovery Researchers working at a cemetery in an ancient city which we now call “Amarna” have discovered several individuals whose hairstyles are still intact. This image shows a woman who was buried with an incredibly elaborate hairstyle that includes 70 extensions fastened in different layers and heights on her head. She, and…

Archaeologists are amazed by the finding of a previously unknown 10,000-year-old gold treasure

History and Archeolory

A stunning gold earring discovered in Denmark may have been gifted by the Emperor of Byzantium to a Viking chief 1,000 years ago, experts claim. Dating from the 11th century, the ‘completely unique’ gold jewellery has never been seen before in the Nordic countries. Likely one of a pair, it was found by a metal detectorist in a field near Bøvling…

Archaeologists in Peru Unearth Eight Colonial Era Skeletons

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Scholars are studying the remains in hopes of learning more about the Indigenous peoples who lived in the region prior to the rise of the Inca Empire. Some 800 years ago, a young adult was buried on Peru’s central coast. Caretakers mummified the individual, wrapping their remains in cloth, placing their hands over their face…

Archaeology breakthrough as biggest-ever dinosaur fossil found in UK ‘truly unprecedented’

History and Archeolory

THE biggest-ever dinosaur fossil to be found in Britain has been discovered in Rutland. The 33ft (10m) long ichthyosaur skeleton is around 180 million years old and is thought to be the largest UK example of a predator which roamed the seas when dinosaurs were around. And The block containing the 6ft (2m) skull and…

Rough Knight? Brutally Butchered Bodies Of Medieval Crusaders Found Buried In Mass Graves

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Christian soldiers’ skeletons hacked to pieces in a 13th-century battle have been unearthed by researchers.  Crusader mass graves from a 13th-century attack on the port city of Sidon in Lebanon. (2021 Mikulski et al./Zenger) Archeologists in southern Lebanon have found the skeletons of 25 men killed during the 13th-century Crusades, in two mass graves. The…