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Greek Mummy Portraits, Funerary Building Discovered in Fayoum, Egypt

New important Greek and Roman archaeological discoveries were made in Fayoum, the Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities in Egypt announced on Thursday. The discoveries included a funerary building, portraits, mummies, and statues that date as far back as the...

Ancient City Discovered in Albania Could Have Greek Origins

Excavations of an ancient site in Albania, first discovered by archaeologists in 2018, have revealed further details about a lost ancient city that ancient Greeks could have built. Archaeologists, led by Piotr Dyczek and Saimir Shpuza, have uncovered at least...

Israeli Αrchaeologists Find Ancient Comb With Full Sentence

An ancient ivory comb with an inscription has been discovered by Israeli archaeologists dating back 3,700 years ago. The evidence revealed that the finding may be the earliest example of a sentence in Canaanite alphabetical script. The inscription urged people during...

Easter Island Statues Severely Damaged By Fire

A wildfire on Easter Island severely damaged some of its notable stone-carved statues, officials said in a statement on Wednesday. After spreading across more than one hundred hectares (247 acres) surrounding the Rano Raraku volcano, a UNESCO world heritage site,...

Stunning Facial Reconstruction of Paleolithic Woman

Archaeologists have reconstructed the face of a Paleolithic woman whose human skull was found buried inside a cave in 1881 in the hamlet of Mlade located in today's Czech Republic. The subject was identified as male at the time,...

Archeologists Find 1.8 Million Year Old Human Tooth in Georgia

An early human species' tooth from about 1.8 million years ago has been discovered by archeologists in Georgia. The discovery, according to researchers, solidifies the area's status as the site of one of the first ancient and archaic human communities...

Palindrome Inscription Found on Ancient Amulet in Cyprus

A team of Polish archeologists in Nea Paphos, Cyprus has recently unearthed a 1,500-year-old, two-sided amulet depicting a palindrome inscription written in ancient Greek. Palindromes are phrases that are read the same both forward and backwards. The amulet's 59-letter inscription reads: "ΙΑΕW...

Ancient Fortress Discovered Under Burial Mound in Cyprus

In Cyprus, archaeologists have discovered an ancient fortress under a burial mound that dates back to the early fifth century B.C.. Over the past ten years, researchers have been steadily excavating and digitally recording the tumulus. However, according to a...

Orraon: Best Preserved Settlement of Ancient Greece

In Greece, the best preserved ancient homes from the Classical and Hellenistic periods can be found in the ancient city of Orraon or Horreum in Epirus. There are four well-preserved buildings of the late Classical period, namely three private houses...

Shackled Skeletons Might Tell Story of Ancient Athens

Archaeologists are studying ancient Greek shackled skeletons found at the ancient cemetery in 2016 in the port city of Faliro in order to understand the rise of the Athens city-state. Faliro cemetery is one of the largest such sites that...