Archeologists in Egypt have unearthed a 3000-year-old city on the east bank of Nile river. Known as 'Aten' or the 'lost golden city', the historic city dates back to King Amenhotep III era, which existed from 1391-1353 BC. Collaborating with Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, the archeologists also unearthed precious jewellery, including rings and pottery vessels. The excavation of the city and artifacts was a seven-month collaborative… read-more
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The archaeologists have discovered a 2,000-year-old fast-food stall from the ash of Pompeii, Italy. Experts believe the excavation of front counter of stall decorated with polychrome patterns will help to know more about the snacking habits of the ancient Romans. Moreover, they have also found remains of ducks, pigs, goats, fish and snails in the earthenware which was probably left in hurry due to the volcanic eruption in the Mt Vesuvius in… read-more
A group of youngsters uncovered 1000-year-old gold coins during an archaeological excavation in Israel. The coins - 425 in all - were made of 24-carat gold. Reportedly, the coins were buried in a clay vessel, affixed with a nail for protection. "It was very exciting to find such a special and ancient treasure," said Oz Cohen, one of the youths who found the coins.