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World’s oldest beer

New archaeological discoveries are being announced so frequently these days that it is difficult to keep up with them. In February 2021 archaeologists in...

Hatshepsut, female king of Egypt

Cleopatra, Nefertiti, Nefertari … women who are famous as the wives of pharaohs in Ancient Egypt. Many women had a relatively high status and...

Early man in Morocco

The history – and prehistory - of early man in North Africa stretches as far back as the Middle Stone Age, around 150,000 years...

Ceremonial chariot found at Pompeii

The ancient city of Pompeii, engulfed by ash when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD, continues to reveal its secrets as archaeologists make new...

Was Stonehenge tweedehands?

Het is algemeen bekend dat de blauwe stenen die bij Stonehenge werden gebruikt, werden aangevoerd vanuit de Preseli Hills in Wales, 150 mijl (240...

Was Stonehenge second-hand?

It is well known that the bluestones used at Stonehenge were brought from the Preseli Hills in Wales, 150 miles (240 km) away. But...

Ancient brewery discovered in Egypt

Archaeologists in Egypt believe they have discovered the world's oldest known brewery in Abydos, close to the River Nile north of Luxor. According to...

World’s oldest cave painting found in Indonesia

Archaeologists investigating caves on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia have discovered the world's oldest known figurative art – a life-size painting of an...

Gua Tambun cave paintings, Malaysia

The cave art of Gua Tambun is the largest display of Neolithic rock paintings in Asia and is estimated to be between 2,000 and 5,000...

Kamouh el Hermel, Lebanon

Kamouh el Hermel (“the Pyramid of Hermel”) is an ancient pyramid in Baalbek, Lebanon. It is also sometimes known as God's Pyramid, House of El, the Funnel of Hermel or Needle of Hermel. Due...



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