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Doubt Cast on Bronze Age Teen Priestess and ‘Queen-like’ Woman’s Traveling Ways [New Study]
Over the last few years, studies have suggested that a Bronze Age teen priestess and an elite ‘queen-like’ woman found in Jutland, Denmark were travelers [...]
Sayyida al-Hurra: Noble ‘Sovereign Lady’ Who Became A Feared Pirate of the Mediterranean
Sayyida al-Hurra was a notorious female pirate who lived between the 15th and 16th centuries. She was active in the western part of Mediterranean, and [...]
Forgery or a Lost Account? Examining the Authenticity of the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife
The four canonical Gospels of Mathew, Mark, Luke, and John are first-hand accounts of the life and teaching of Jesus of Nazareth written in the 1st [...]
Nsongezi Rock Shelter Proves the Skills of Stone Age Craftsmen
Excavations and investigations at this site have led to a reappraisal of Stone Age people’s capabilities and culture and it seems they were much more [...]
How Ancient People Marked the Equinox Around the World
For those in the Northern Hemisphere, today marks the vernal, or spring equinox, while for those in the Southern Hemisphere, it is the time of the autumnal [...]
Fragment of clay jar depicting a human face discovered in Jerusalem
A fragment of a pottery jar decorated with a human face dating back to the Persian period was discovered in excavations in Jerusalem. This is the first [...]
Anchors dating to Hellenistic era discovered off Egypt’s Mediterranean coast
Alexandria University’s Archaeological Mission unearthed several anchors on Monday while surveying the Bagosh area near Marsa Matrouh, under the [...]
Ancient Greek architectural piece put up for sale on Turkish website
An ancient Greek architectural piece has been put up for sale for 150 Turkish Liras (about $28) on an online platform selling second-hand items in the [...]
Researchers shed new light on the origins of modern humans
Researchers from the University of Huddersfield, with colleagues from the University of Cambridge and the University of Minho in Braga, have been using a [...]
New Cretaceous fossil sheds light on avian reproduction
A team of scientists led by Alida Bailleul and Jingmai O’Connor from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) of the [...]