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4,000-year-old tomb found in Egypt


May 29th, 2012 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 29 (IANS/AKI) Archaeologists have discovered a 4,000-year-old tomb in Egypt that contains a sarcophagus inscribed with ancient funeral texts as well as ritual objects."It is the first time ... Read more...

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Camera locates tomb not seen for 1,500 years


June 26th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 26 (IANS/EFE) The tomb of a Mayan dignitary was found in Mexico with the use of a video camera to explore a place no one had entered ... Read more...

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Sicilian Robin Hood’s skeleton exhumed


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Palermo, Nov 2 (IANS/AKI) The skeleton exhumed from the tomb of one of Italy's most legendary bandits, Salvatore Giuliano, is that of a person of shorter stature than Giuliano, said sources close ... Read more...

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Archaeologists find 4,300 year old tombs in Egypt


July 9th, 2010 - 2:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Saqqara, July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The archaeologists have managed to find 4300-year-old tombs in Egypt. It is a major find in the region of Saqqara near Cairo, and it could now also ... Read more...

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Sixth Dynasty Egyptian Queen’s Burial Chamber Unearthed Near Cairo


March 4th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Cairo, Mar 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The sarcophagus of an Egyptian queen, who presumably hailed from ancient Egypt's Old Kingdom has been unearthed by French archaeologists. The burial chamber which has ... Read more...

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Archaeologists trace millennium-old Maya culture


January 31st, 2010 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) Archaeologists in Mexico have claimed to have found a sarcophagus belonging to a nearly thousand-year-old Maya civilisation. The researchers at the Mayan acropolis of Tonina working in the ... Read more...

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Millennium-old sarcophagus could unravel mystery of Mayan civilisation


January 29th, 2010 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
Ocosingo (Mexico), Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) Mexican archaeologists working at the Mayan acropolis of Tonina in the southern state of Chiapas have discovered more than a 1,000-year-old sarcophagus, which they hope would help ... Read more...

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Shakespeare’s true identity may be hidden in a tomb


August 10th, 2009 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
London, August 10 (ANI): The discovery of a sarcophagus in an English parish church may have brought experts a step closer to solving the centuries-old literary debate over who really wrote ... Read more...

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3,000-year-old noblewomans tomb found in Egypt


March 7th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 7 (ANI): Archaeologists have uncovered a 3,000-year-old noblewomans tomb complex in Egypt, which includes among other things, ancient cult chapels.According to a report in National Geographic News, the tomb ... Read more...

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Roman-era stone sarcophagus discovered in Syria


December 25th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Damascus (Syria), Dec 25 (ANI): A team of archaeologists in Syria has claimed to have found a Roman-era stone sarcophagus carved with faces of women and images of flowers, a lion ... Read more...

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Excavations confirm King Herods grave is at Herodium


November 20th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Excavations at Herodium, an area close to Jerusalem, have provided archaeologists with further assurances that this was indeed the site of Herods grave, who was the Roman-appointed ... Read more...

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Americas smallest dinosaur discovered


September 24th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 24 (ANI): A scientist has claimed the discovery of Americas smallest dinosaur, based on the analysis of bones found during the excavation of an ancient bone bed near Red ... Read more...

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Two Roman coffins unearthed in Newcastle, UK


August 15th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 15 (ANI): Archaeologists have uncovered two 1,800-year-old Roman stone coffins at a dig on the site of a former office building in Newcastle, UK.These coffins are thought to have ... Read more...

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The 1800-year-old Roman bust that looks just like Elvis!


July 23rd, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): An 1800-year-old Roman bustdubbed as Elvis due to its striking resemblance to the King of Rock Elvis Presley, is set to go under the hammer in October.The ... Read more...

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Egyptian mummy on display at Brit museum is son of Ramesses II


March 17th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 17 (ANI): An Egyptian mummy on display for nearly 80 years at the Bolton Museum in the UK has been identified as a son of the pharaoh Ramesses II.Based ... Read more...

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Archaeologists discover 13th Dynasty Egyptian Pharaonic sarcophagus


November 20th, 2007 - 3:44 pm ICT by admin
Cairo, Nov 20 (ANI): German archaeologists working in Egypt have discovered a Pharaonic sarcophagus that dates back to the 13 th Dynasty.The announcement of the discovery was made by Dr Zahi Hawass, ... Read more...

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Pharaoh Tut’s bare face to go on public display for the first time


November 14th, 2007 - 1:57 am ICT by admin
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