In a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international research team, led from Uppsala University, discovered kin relationships among Stone Age individuals buried in megalithic tombs on Ireland and in Sweden. Continue reading “Megalith tombs were family graves in European Stone Age”
An exceptionally well-preserved and finely painted Ptolemaic-era tomb of a nobleman called Toutou and his wife was unveiled at the Al-Dayabat archaeological site near the Egyptian town of Sohag last October. The discovery was officially announced on Friday. Continue reading “Supertomb found in Upper Egypt’s Sohag”
In this article we present five Thracian funerary sites that were found in today’s Bulgaria. Continue reading “Thracian Tombs in Bulgaria”
An Ancient Egyptian tomb full of coffins was discovered in Assasif, Egypt.
The Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khaled El-Enany announced that the Egyptian archaeological mission working at Assasif, on the West Bank of the Nile opposite the city of Luxor, uncovered a tomb that belongs to a man called Thaw-Irkhet-If. The Mission also excavated the original entrance of a previously unexplored tomb, TT28. Continue reading “Ancient Egyptian tomb full of coffins discovered in Assasif”
An Egyptian archaeological mission headed by Fahima El-Nahhas, General Director of Excavations in Alexandria, uncovered a section of Alexandria’s western cemetery that dates to the Ptolemaic era. Continue reading “Ptolemaic period tombs discovered in Alexandria’s western cemetery”
A monumental Mycenaean rock-cut chamber tomb came to light this summer at Prosilio near Orchomenos in Boeotia, central Greece, during the excavations conducted there by the Greek Ministry of Culture & Sports/Ephorate of Antiquities of Boeotia and the British School at Athens/University of Cambridge. Continue reading “Major archaeological discovery near Orchomenos in Boeotia, central Greece”