A road crew, working on a stretch of the A1M motorway, stumbled across an unusual burial site that dates back 2,400 years. Archaeologists called to the scene conclude that the man buried there was slender, about five feet, nine inches in height and approximately 30 or 40 years old with a full set of teeth. […]
A team coordinated by Tura Beach archaeologist Dr Judith Cameron has discovered and preserved the oldest complete shroud found in Southeast Asia, dating back some 2,300 years to the Bronze Age Dongson culture. The cloth was found in a wooden boat-shaped coffin covered by thick black mud in a canal in the Red River plains […]
William K. Fry, founder and president of Anchor Stone International, died Wednesday, March 9, 2005, from a massive heart attack. He was 54 years old and leaves behind his parents, one brother, four adult children, and five grandchildren.
Farouk Hosni, Minister of Culture, announced today that the Egyptian team has finished their examination of a non-invasive CT scan of Tutankhamun’s mummy. Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, states that there is no evidence that the young king was murdered. The scientific team, which reviewed over 17,000 images, was headed […]
A scientific project designed to determine whether a boat-shaped formation in eastern Turkey contains the remains of Noah’s Ark.
JERUSALEM – An ivory pomegranate long touted by scholars as the only relic from Solomon’s Temple is a forgery, the Israel Museum said Friday, as investigators said they had broken up several fake antiquity rings in a wide-ranging investigation. Indictments in that investigation are to be handed down next week, the officials said on condition […]
An ancient ivory pomegranate thought to be the only relic of King Solomon’s Temple is from a different period, the Israel Museum in Jerusalem has said. The museum had regarded the thumb-sized artefact, thought part of a sceptre, as one of its most precious possessions. However, Israeli experts conducting an investigation discovered the artefact was […]
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