Tags : archaeology

The must-see exhibit at the Egyptian pavilion Expo 2020!

DUBAI: The archaeological coffin of ancient Egyptian priest Psamtik, Son of Pediosir has arrived at the Egyptian pavilion at the Expo 2020 Dubai. The coffin will be displayed at the Expo for six months. The Egyptian Ministry of Trade and Industry said that it’s a wood-colored coffin that was discovered in the Saqqara Antiquities Area, […]...Read More

The world’s largest dinosaur skeleton could be yours!

If you’re into dinosaurs, you too could own a 66-million-year-old giant Triceratops fossil if you have an estimated 1.2 million euros (AED5million).  The fossil who has been named Big John’s skull is 2.62 meters (8 feet 7 inches) long and 2 meters (6 feet 7 inches) wide, while his two largest horns are 1.1 meters […]...Read More

Duck, fish and human remains to-go? Pompeii eatery unravels clues

A fast-food eatery at Pompeii, partially excavated last year, has now been unveiled to showcase artistic novelties and hints of dishes that were popular among the age-old citizens of the ancient Roman city. Pompeii Archaeological Park’s longtime chief, Massimo Osanna said Saturday that while some 80 such fast-foods have been found at Pompeii, it is […]...Read More

Two charred men: Ancient remains unearthed at Pompeii

Archaeologists have discovered the exceptionally well-preserved remains of two men scalded to death by the volcanic eruption that destroyed the ancient Roman city of Pompeii in 79 AD, the Italian culture ministry said on Saturday. One was probably a man of high status, aged between 30 and 40, who still bore traces of a woollen […]...Read More