Category Archives: Discoveries

Ancient Necropolises Discovered in Macedonia

Ancient necropolises, believed to be from the third century AD, have been discovered in southwestern Macedonia. The find came during construction work on the Tumbe Kafe stadium in the town of Bitola. One of the archaeologists who examined the site … Continue reading

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Ancient Pagan Ritualistic Artifacts Discovered in Israel Show a Link With Mycenaean Greece

Archaeologists working in a planned construction area for the Israel Antiquities Authority have discovered more than 100 artifacts that were used in ancient pagan rituals. 3,500-year-old incense vessels and decorative ritual cups were found buried in a rock hollow. Professor … Continue reading

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17th Century BC Graves Found in Pakistan

Archaeologists have announced the discovery of graves dating to the 17th century BC in Pakistan’s Chitral district. The graves contained human skeletons and pottery burial goods. The excavators said the find would aid understanding of the Aryan civilization that settled … Continue reading

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A Rare Find: Etruscan House Unearthed in Italy

Archaeologists at Vetulonia, on the Tuscan coast of Italy, have unearthed a splendidly preserved Etruscan house – a rare find, and one that will lend considerable insight to our understanding of Etruscan culture. The 2,400-year-old house is believed to have … Continue reading

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Two New Harrappan Sites Discovered in India

Two Late Harappan sites were recently discovered along the Vasal River at the village of Kundla in the Surendranagar District of India. The finds came during an annual survey of the river valley. D. K. Rathod, assistatnd superintendent of the … Continue reading

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Four Undisturbed Clay Coffins Discovered in Cyprus

A construction crew in Cyprus working on a sidewalk has accidentally uncovered four clay coffins dating from between 300 BC and 100 AD. The period corresponds to the late Hellenistic and early Roman periods. Cyprus’ Antiquities Department director, Maria Hadjicosti, … Continue reading

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114 Richly Painted Terracotta Warriors Unearthed at Tomb of China’s First Emperor

114 terracotta warriors, most of which were richly painted in antiquity, have been discovered at the famed tomb of Qin Shihuang, the first emperor of China. “The total area of the excavation was some 200 square meters and we were … Continue reading

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