Twelve prehistoric rock art paintings have been found in eastern Spain by a group of archaeologists. The paintings depicts hunting scenarios and different animals from 7,000 years ago. At the moment, the specific location of the rock art is being kept on the down-low, as cave paintings were recently vandalised.
Little is know about the pre-Incan civilisation known as the Wari, which is why the discovery of some of their artefacts is a promising step in understanding this mysterious culture. From what archaeologists do know, the Wari culture thrived from AD 500 to AD 1000. More about the findings during excavations are expected to be announced in the next few weeks.
A tourist in Egypt discovered neolithic rock art dating to before the construction of the pyramids, approximately 6,000 – 7,000 years ago. Continue reading
Archaeologists excavating near the US Embassy in Vauxhall, England, have discovered prehistoric tools revealing the lives of humans during the Ice Age. Continue reading
The sarcophagus of Ta-Ekht, a singer in the sacred choir in the 18th century BC, has been found at the necropolis of Saqqara. Inside the wooden exterior lies a well preserved sarcophagus, along with beauty tools such as an eye-liner container, a spoon with a gazelle-shaped handle, beats and an amulet in the eye of horus symbol.
Researchers excavating in Argentina have unearthed the biggest dinosaur ever discovered. A massive herbivore that weighed approximately 77 tonnes. Continue reading
So I’ve started a new venture alongside Unearthed called Globe Digger Diaries. It too is based on history and the wonderful world on archaeology, but from a travel perspective. Continue reading