Archaeologists Find Earliest Monumental Egyptian Hieroglyphs

A team of archaeologists from Belgium, the United States and Egypt has uncovered some previously unknown rock inscriptions, which include 5,200-year-old Egyptian hieroglyphs, at the archaeological site of El-Khawy, near the ancient Egyptian city of Elkab. The newly discovered panel of signs features images of a bull’s head on a …

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Archaeologists Uncover Viking Army Camp in England

A long-held archaeological mystery has been solved as researchers have revealed the exact location, extent and character of a huge winter camp of the Viking army at Torksey, Lincolnshire, of CE 872-873. A 21st-century view looking east across the River Trent to the prominent bluff and the Viking winter camp. …

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Ancient Settlement Unearthed in Israel

Israeli archaeologists excavating near the city of Beit Shemesh have unearthed an extensive complex of ritual baths and underground refuges used by Bar Kokhba’s rebels. An underground chamber near the city of Beit Shemesh, Israel. Image credit: Assaf Peretz / Israel Antiquities Authority. The newly-discovered settlement, whose ancient name is …

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