Tomb discovered with warning

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Tomb With Blood-Red Warning Uncovered At UNESCO World Heritage Site In Israel

Archeologists uncovered a tomb in the Jewish Beit She'arim cemetery in Galilee, Israel, with a warning in blood-red writing imploring visitors not to open its doors. The discovery of this tomb, and the warning on it, has caused some to assume that it is cursed and will bring humanity to its end. According to experts, this is the first tomb found in a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 65 years.

Wed, 15 Jun 2022 - 03:45 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: tomb, Archaeologists, cemetery, Israel, UNESCO World Heritage Site

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An Israeli Archaeologist in Jerusalem

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Israeli Archaeologists Find 2,700-Year-Old Toilet In Jerusalem

The archaeologists of Israel have found a 2,700-year-old private toilet in Jerusalem, authorities said on October 5. The ancient toilet was discovered in a rectangular cabin and was made after craving limestone which was part of a sprawling mansion. The excavation director Yaakov Billig said, ''Only the rich could afford toilets'' at that time. Reportedly, the septic tank will also help archaeologists to know more about ancient people. 

Wed, 06 Oct 2021 - 09:00 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Jerusalem, Toilet, Archaeologists, Israel

Morocco excavation site

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Archaeologists Discover 1.3 Mn Yrs Old Stone Age Hand-Axe Site

Archaeologists in Morocco have discovered a 1.3 million years old Stone Age handaxe manufacturing site at a quarry on the outskirts of Casablanca, an international team reported on July 29. Formerly dated back to 700,000 years, the discovery pushes back the start date of North Africa's Acheulian Stone Age, corresponding to homo Erectus ancestors, by several thousand years. Furthermore, Moroccan archaeologist Abdelouahed Ben Ncer called it "… read-more

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 - 12:03 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Acheulian Stone Age, Morocco, Archaeologists, Handaxe Manufacturing site, homo erectus

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Italy's Colosseum Battle Arena to Get Its Original Look By 2023

The battle arena of Italy's famous monument 'Colosseum' is set to get its original look by 2023. Winning an 18.5-million euro bid, an architectural firm named Milan Ingegneria is eyeing to install a high-tech retractable floor. The retractable floor will enable visitors "to see the majesty of the monument" from the centre. Earlier, it had a wooden floor, which was connected to rooms that acted as waiting rooms for gladiators. 

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 05:31 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Rome, Italy, Colosseum, Archaeologists, Travel, History

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