A recent DNA study by an international team of scientists showed when Ancient Greeks colonized Magna Graecia in Italy. Magna Graecia is the name given to the Sicilian and southern Italian coastal regions that were heavily settled by Greek people.
Month: September 2022
The medieval metal folding chair was discovered in the village of Endsee in southeast Germany by a group of archaeologists from the Bavarian State Office for Monument Protection (BLfD).
The prehistoric vomit was discovered in the Morrison Formation, a well-known Late Jurassic site noted for its dinosaur bones. Fossils from the late Jurassic era are abundant in this section of sedimentary strata that spans the Western ABD (164 million to 145 million years ago)
A group of archaeologists from UP Diliman (UPD) and the National Museum have discovered new evidence that humans inhabited Pilanduk Cave in Palawan 20,000 to 25,000 years at the height of the last ice age.
Famous Egyptologist Zahi Hawass recently stated that he is confident that a mummy he is currently investigating is that of Queen Nefertiti.
Included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, the 9,000-year-old Boncuklu Mound, 9 kilometers from Çatalhöyük, bears the first traces of agriculture and animal husbandry in Anatolia.
It is aimed to reach new information about the traditions of the Hittite civilization with 249 new hieroglyphs (an ancient writing system) discovered in the Yerkapı Tunnel in Hattusa, the capital of the Hittites.
Machu Picchu is an Inca settlement built on top of a mountain stretching out from the clouds to the sky. The site, above the Urubamba river, has been variously described as a fortress, imperial sanctuary, and ceremonial site.
A bronze architectural cladding plate, thought to have been used by the royal family as an ornament on the wall, was found in the room unearthed during the excavations carried out in the Ayanis Castle, built by the Urartians on the hill overlooking Lake Van.
One of only three papyri from that era that have survived is a letter “to Ishmael” that was scrawled in ancient Hebrew script about 2,700 years ago.