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Recent research reveals that a significant change in the course of the Nile River about 4,000 years ago expanded the floodplain near Luxor, which could have caused the prosperity of agriculture in ancient Egypt and influenced the location of sites
Scientists were amazed by the discovery of cut marks around cancerous tumors on an ancient Egyptian skull, which allowed them to better understand how the ancient Egyptians tried to treat the disease
These findings can explain why the pyramids are concentrated in what is now a narrow and hostile strip of desert
The amulet may testify to the presence of an Assyrian (or perhaps Babylonian) official in the place almost 2,800 years ago * The rare find was transferred to the state treasures and the traveler received a certificate of appreciation from the Antiquities Authority
A study by the Antiquities Authority, recently published in the journal Atiqot 111, reveals the earliest evidence of organized fighting and arming in the Land of Israel in particular and the southern Levant in general
A grave where the remains of a woman were discovered with a rare mirror next to her opens an extraordinary window into customs that were 'imported' to Israel with the Hellenistic occupation * It seems that the person buried was a young woman of Greek origin, who accompanied an army officer or
King Herod sought, in accordance with Roman policy, to integrate the Jewish kingdom under his leadership into the global culture of the Roman-Hellenistic Empire
Already in 2016, the measurements gave reason to assume the existence of a hidden space near the chevron stones above the entrance. Now scientists from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have used ultrasound endoscopy to make a contribution
Hebrew University researchers have uncovered a rare archaeological find from the Middle Canaanite period. This is the first complete sentence found and written in the alphabet.
Researchers have been excavating for 25 years and are discovering the secrets of the lower city of Tel Tsfit / Gat during the Iron Age
The road signs illustrated the power and domain of the Roman Empire
Dassault Systèmes' "Living Heritage" program recreates six historic sites in the virtual world for future generations * Student groups from Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands and the USA used Dassault's 3DEXPERIENCE platform
A new study led by the Hebrew University reveals, for the first time in history, Egyptian wall reliefs depicting intimate scenes of Egyptian Queen Nefertiti and Pharaoh Akhenaten, in which rituals performed by the royal couple before their sacred marriage are described
One of the researchers responsible for the discovery tells how an asteroid similar to the one that caused the incident in Tungaska in Siberia in 1908, hit a city in Jordan northeast of the Dead Sea. The city was abandoned afterwards, and the echoes of the explosion hit the cities
In the thousand years of the existence of the Olympic Games in antiquity, each competition stood on its own and the winner of it received honor and a lot of money from the polis from which it came, and not because of the lack of technical means to measure times or any
This is according to a new international study led by the University of Haifa and the University of San Diego.
Zenobia was the queen of Tamar during the Roman rule in the region. After the king's death, she decided to rebel against the empire and conquered considerable territories, from the Nile to the Euphrates. Although her kingdom lasted not many years, she was recognized
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