Tag: Archaeology

  • Ancient Egyptian tomb unveiled

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    The treasures of an ancient Egyptian tomb, thought to be more than 3,500 years old, have been unveiled. An archaeological mission, affiliated with France’s University of Strasbourg, made the discovery in the Assasseef valley near the city of Luxor. Two sarcophagi, each containing a mummy, were found. All are in perfect condition. The archaeological dig […]

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  • Ancient find may be earliest extract of epic Homer poem Odyssey

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    Clay slab believed to date from 3rd century AD discovered near ancient city of Olympia Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient tablet engraved with 13 verses of the Odyssey in the ancient city of Olympia, southern Greece, in what could be the earliest record of┬áthe epic poem, the Greek culture ministry said. The clay slab is […]

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