Category Archives: Archaeology

The Ibex Code: Deciphering Iran’s Ancient Rock Art  کد بز کوهی: رمزگشایی باستان راک هنر ایران

KHOMEIN, IRAN.- An Iranian archaeologist has spent years in an almost single-handed quest across the country’s hills and desert plains to uncover ancient rock art that could be among the oldest in the world. (.خواندن این پست به زبان فارسی … Continue reading

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T160k is Ceasing Operations

Saying good-bye to one of my favorite crowd-funding sites. This is why and how it was begun: Timbuktu is a legendary name, but it’s also a real city on the edge of the Sahara desert in Mali. In medieval times, … Continue reading

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Israeli scientists unearth extraordinary ‘thinker’ figurine from the Middle Bronze Age

JERUSALEM (AFP).- A “unique” 3,800-year-old figurine showing a seated person, apparently deep in thought, was unveiled in Israel on Wednesday. Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) said that the figure, wearing a hat and with its chin resting on its hand, was … Continue reading

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