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A replica of Osiris's tomb discovered in Luxor

A replica of Osiris's tomb discovered in Luxor

One of the most recent news from Egypt comes from the Valley of the Nobles in Luxor, exactly in an area known as Sheikh abd el-Gourna, where a replica of the tomb of Osiris has been found. The discovery was made thanks to to a collaboration between a team from the Canary Islands and the Italian region of Tuscany led by Milagros Álvarez and Dr. Abd el-Hakim Carrar in collaboration with the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities.

2,700-year-old farm found in Israel

2,700-year-old farm found in Israel

A group of Israeli archaeologists have found in the town of Rosh Ha-Ayin a farm that dates back about 2,700 years and a monastery that has impressive colors and 1,500-year-old inscriptions, this find was made after some works prior to the construction of a new neighborhood, which was carried out by experts from the Israel Antiquities Authority and by different volunteers who seek to make everyone participate in the important historical-cultural legacy that this country has.

The study of the Roman sword found in Canada continues

The study of the Roman sword found in Canada continues

The latest news that reaches us from Oak Island about the Roman sword discovered some time ago is feeding an incipient avalanche of hypotheses that assure that the Romans were able to reach not only Iceland or Greenland, but that they even made it much further or also cross the Atlantic, something that is also said of the Viking people.

Hieroglyphs found that may reveal new data about the Nubian civilization

Hieroglyphs found that may reveal new data about the Nubian civilization

A multidisciplinary team of Italian and Russian archaeologists has confirmed an important discovery in Sudan related to the history of Nubia. It is a hieroglyphic inscription that has been found in the Abu Ertella area, which may become the greatest discovery related to the kingdom of Kush in recent years.

New evidence of contact between ancient Egyptians and Irish

New evidence of contact between ancient Egyptians and Irish

A study reveals evidence that the ancient Egyptians could have had a certain presence in a corner of the world as far away from their empire as Ireland. A recent archaeological find suggests this, exactly on the Hill of Tara, always considered a place sacred. It is a place that houses a large number of ancient monuments and is known for being the seat of what is called Árd Ri Éreann or "Great King of Ireland".

Minoan wreck found in Turkey

Minoan wreck found in Turkey

The media have reported an important Minoan wreck find dating back to the Bronze Age, roughly the first half of 2000 BC. To investigate this discovery, a team of archaeologists from the Institute of Marine Sciences and Technology of the Turkish University of Dokuz Eyul has traveled.

The mystery of Puma Punku

The mystery of Puma Punku

For many historians and archaeologists Puma Punku is one of the most mysterious places in the world. This place in Bolivia has always been the object of research and many hypotheses, some quite serious and others where it is stated that there were advanced prehistoric civilizations or even that aliens had some kind of relationship.

A royal pyramid of Meroe reopens after 100 years

A royal pyramid of Meroe reopens after 100 years

When we talk about pyramids, we automatically usually think of those in Egypt, although there are many others that have a lot to say, such as the pyramids of Meroe in Sudan. These pyramids are in the news again these days because a real pyramid has been opened for the first time in about 100 years so that different archaeological investigations can be carried out.

Homo floresiensis is not related to Homo sapiens

Homo floresiensis is not related to Homo sapiens

Antoine Balzeau, from the Musée de l'Homme, and Philippe Charlier, from the University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin, conducted a study using a technique called microtomography on the skull of the best-preserved specimen of the Homo floresiensis species. ? These are tiny hominids that lived thousands of years ago on the island of Flores, in Indonesia, who did not belong to the species of Homo sapiens, but had more similarities with Homo erectus.

Several tombs of the 18th dynasty discovered in Aswan

Several tombs of the 18th dynasty discovered in Aswan

The area of ​​Gebel el Silsila, in Aswan (Egypt) is in the news these days for the discovery carried out by an archaeological mission led by Maria Nilsson and John Ward, who have discovered a necropolis of about 3,400 years old. More than 40 tombs have been located, among which a small chapel stands out, although not much remains of it since it was looted years ago.

Different medieval Muslim tombs found in France

Different medieval Muslim tombs found in France

Yves Gleize, attached to the International Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research and the University of Bordeaux, has published a study in Plos One together with Fanny Mendisco, from the University of Bordeaux, and other colleagues, in which he talks about archaeological and genetic analyzes of the skeletons found in medieval graves found in France, where it is said that they could be Muslim.

They find a statuette of the goddess Isis in India

They find a statuette of the goddess Isis in India

If we look at history a bit, an important part falls on trade between countries, noble and rich merchants from around the world, which at the time led to the transport of huge quantities of merchandise from one corner of the world to another. The stories that have not been told, or at least not too many times, is the transport of antiquities from Egypt to India, something that, according to historians, took 40 days and 40 nights.

Jerusalem and Galilee are older than previously thought

Jerusalem and Galilee are older than previously thought

History is not enough to be studied once, it is something that must be done forever because you never know when a test will appear that will destroy everything on which we had built our past, something similar to what has happened recently with the cities of Jerusalem and Galilee.

Mycenaean tombs discovered in southern Greece

Mycenaean tombs discovered in southern Greece

A team of archaeologists has found in southern Greece, near the city of Kiveri, several tombs that date back to the Mycenaean period, between 1600-1100 BC The legend of Kiveri, ancient Apovathmi, says that it was founded in the year 1600 BC by the first Doric invaders of the Peloponnese.

Cannabis, protective element of the Ellora caves

Cannabis, protective element of the Ellora caves

On many occasions, when news of archaeological finds arrives, we find that many objects have been preserved and are in a good state of preservation despite the fact that many centuries have passed, although this does not happen in all occasions. Been underground, in mud or in conditions of minimal humidity, many objects have been well maintained despite the passage of time and a related news comes directly from India.

The Schöningen excavations may change our point of view on evolution

The Schöningen excavations may change our point of view on evolution

The excavations that have been carried out in the open-pit coal mine in Schöningen since 1994 are bearing fruit and providing important information and reveal that the hominins of the Lower Paleolithic are more similar to humans than they are. it was thought until now.

They discover a new dinosaur in Argentina, the Sarmientosaurus mussachioi

They discover a new dinosaur in Argentina, the Sarmientosaurus mussachioi

Although the remains of dinosaurs that have been found over time in different corners of the world have been studied for a long time, it must be taken into account that not all of them have been discovered and that little by little more and more different species will appear One of the last to appear has been that of a titanosaur, of which a head has been found in Argentina with an excellent state of conservation.

Several objects from the Second Temple era discovered in Israel

Several objects from the Second Temple era discovered in Israel

As reported by the Israel Antiquities Authority, a few days ago different bronze objects related to the Second Temple period have been discovered in the Magdala area, on the shores of the Sea of ​​Galilee. Among the objects are an incense shovel and a jug.

Britain's oldest manuscript found

Britain's oldest manuscript found

A team of archaeologists has unearthed a wooden tablet in London that has been identified as the oldest handwritten document in Great Britain, dated January 8, 57, according to the Archaeological Museum of London. This discovery was made along with others 410 Roman tablets (of which 87 have already been deciphered) in an excavation to erect a new building in the City of London.

2,000-year-old tombs found in Colombia

2,000-year-old tombs found in Colombia

Colombian archaeologists have found three tombs over 2,000 years old, belonging to the period known as "Marrón Inciso" at a site in Itagüí, in the northeast of the department of Antioquia. "We recovered two urns, one of them serving as the lid of the another, and in the other we probably have cremated human bone remains, "explained archaeologist Juan Pablo Diez.