Huge Egyptian sarcophagus found to contain three mummies

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Egypt Archaeologists open granite tomb but are dismayed at state of decay after ‘sewage leak’ Workers remove water from around the three decomposed mummies in Alexandria. Photograph: Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities Handout/EPA Egyptian archeologists have opened a 30-tonne black granite sarcophagus to find three Läs mer…

The turbulent life of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Past and the Curious Archaeology Launched in 1932 the school has spent almost a century uncovering Iraq’s ancient treasures, including the spectacular Assyrian capital at Nimrud Snow at Tell Mohammed ‘Arab in 1983, the British School excavation team poses for a chilly photo. Läs mer…