Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Tag Archives: Archaeologists

1,200 yrs old mosque discovered in Israel

JERUSALEM: Archaeologists in Israel said that they had found the remains of a rare 1,200-year-old mosque, one of the most ancient known mosques in the world. The building was discovered by chance during preparations for the construction of a new neighborhood in Rahat, a Bedouin town in the Negev desert ...

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Archaeologists find 2,000-year-old mummies in Aswan

ASWAN: Egypt says archaeologists have uncovered an ancient tomb with mummies believed to date back about 2,000 years in the southern city of Aswan. The Antiquities Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that the tomb is from the Greco-Roman period, which began with Alexander the Great in 332 BC. ...

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1,800 year old mosaic uncovered at Caesarea

JERUSALEM: Israeli archaeologists uncovered a rare 1,800-year-old Roman mosaic in the Caesarea National Park dating between the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD and the equivalent of an ancient shopping mall. The excavation is part of the reconstruction work at the Crusaders-era entrance bridge to the port city and part of ...

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Archaeologists find Greco-Roman mummy in Egypt

A Russian archaeological team has discovered a well-preserved mummy from the Greco-Roman period in a wooden coffin south of Cairo, Egypt’s antiquities ministry said Tuesday. The discovery was made near New Fayoum city, about 80 kilometers south of the Egyptian capital, the ministry said in a statement. The team “found ...

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