- Silver Stake Archaeology: Behold Dracula!
If Van Helsing were poking around Transylvania these days, chances are he'd be more likely to be looking for the decaying remains of 35,000 year old humans than blood drinking vampires. Romania's dark history extends back way past the days of V ...
Blog Post - Heidi Henderson - Apr 17 2009 - 7:00pm
- Archaeology- Governor's Palace From 800 BC Uncovered In Turkey
Within the scope of an international rescue excavation project, a team of four archaeologists specialized in Middle Eastern affairs headed by Dr. Dirk Wicke (Institute of Egyptology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies) have unearthed parts of a Neo-Assyrian g ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 22 2008 - 1:25am
- Were King Solomon's Mines Copper?
Did the Bible's King David and his son Solomon control the copper industry in present-day southern Jordan? The possibility is raised once again by research reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 28 2008 - 3:19pm
- The Real Robinson Crusoe's Campsite Found
Cast away on a desert island, surviving on what nature alone can provide, praying for rescue but fearing the sight of a boat on the horizon. Just the imaginative creations of Daniel Defoe in his famous novel "Robinson Crusoe?" There has long ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 2 2008 - 10:49am
- 12,000 Year Old Shaman Burial Site Discovered In Northern Israel- And It Was A Woman
The skeleton of a 12,000 year-old Natufian Shaman has been discovered in northern Israel by archaeologists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The burial is described as being accompanied by "exceptional" grave offerings- including 50 complete ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 5 2008 - 10:51am
- Ostracon Proto-Canaanite Text Is 1000 Years Older Than The Dead Sea Scrolls
The earliest known Hebrew text written in a Proto-Canaanite script has been discovered by Hebrew University archaeologists in an ancient city in the area where David slew Goliath – the earliest Judean city found to date. The 3,000 year old finding is thoug ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 5 2008 - 10:35pm
- Lapita-Voyage: Man Your Tiny Ancient Canoe For A 3,000 Mile Pacific Journey
Two Durham University scientists are playing a key part in a 3,000 mile trip following the migration route of ancient Pacific cultures. Drs Keith Dobney and Greger Larson, both from the Department of Archaeology, are taking part in the voyage, which will ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 9 2008 - 10:26pm
- Talk About Ancient History: Pyramid Over 4000-Years-Old Discovered In Egypt
Archaeologists have made a discovery in Egypt, which fills in a missing piece of history in the Old Kingdom ancient burial ground of Saqqara. The newest discovery, found in the sand south of Cairo about two months ago, most likely housed the remains of Qu ...
Article - Kimberly Crandell - Nov 12 2008 - 2:27pm
- Smarter Throughout History? New Fossil Says No (Ancient Humans Were Big-Headed Too!)
The new discovery of a 2 million year old female pelvis is changing theories about how smart our ancestors really were. The analysis of the Homo erectus pelvis structure (found in Gona, Ethiopia) indicates an increased possibility of neonatal brain size as ...
Article - Ashley Cox - Nov 15 2008 - 12:24pm
- King Herod's Grave At Herodium Confirmed?
Analysis of newly revealed items found at the site of what is believed to be the mausoleum of King Herod at Herodium (Herodion in Greek) have provided Hebrew University of Jerusalem archaeological researchers with more evidence affirming that this was inde ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 19 2008 - 2:56pm