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Most Famous Prehistoric Cave Paintings
Cave paintings are painted drawings on cave walls or ceilings, mainly of prehistoric origin, dated to some 40,000 years ago (around 38,000 BCE) in Eurasia. The exact purpose of the Paleolithic cave paintings is not known. Evidence suggests that they were not merely decorations of living areas since ...  More
Oct. 15, 2017
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3000-year-old Pharaoh Ramses II Statue Found Buried In Cairo Slum
Archaeologists from Egypt and Germany have found a massive 26ft (8 meters) statue submerged in ground water in a Cairo slum. Researchers say it probably depicts revered Pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt more than 3,000 years ago. The discovery, hailed by the Antiquities Ministry as one of the most ...  More
Mar. 11, 2017
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3200-year-old Egyptian Mummy Discovered In Brightly Painted Coffin
Spanish archaeologists have discovered a millennia-old mummy in "very good condition" near the southern Egyptian town of Luxor, the antiquities ministry said. The find was in a tomb probably dating from between 1075-664 BC on the west bank of the Nile river, 700kms south of Cairo, a statement said. ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017
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Rare Bronze-age 4,000 Year Old “Thinker” Statue Found In Israel
A unique 3,800-year-old Bronze Age statue has been unearthed by a team of archaeologists in Israel. According to Gilad Itach, the excavation director at the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA), the 8-inch-tall figurine sitting upon a jug was unearthed at a site in the town of Yehud. 'It seems that at ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017