Egyptian artifact, exposed after heavy rains last winter, believed to have belonged to very senior figure in Thirteenth Pharaonic dynasty in 18th century BCE
Haifa University announced on Sunday the discovery of a rare 3,700-year-old scarab seal found at Tel Dor, an important ancient port on the coast south of Haifa.
The amulet was found by a birdwatcher, who gave it to university archaeologists on site. The object was exposed after heavy rains last winter. Continue reading 3,700-year-old scarab seal found by birdwatcher→
Findings published in Nature reveal Hobbits may have lived along side modern humans.
Eight years of further excavations and study at the Indonesian cave site of Liang Bua have pushed back the time of disappearance of the ‘hobbits’ of Flores (Homo floresiensis) from as recently as 12,000 years ago to about 50,000 years ago, according to new findings published today (31 March, AEDT) in Nature. Continue reading Hobbits Died Out 50,000 Years Ago→