Tag archive for ‘Archeology’
Jewish Business News On Sunday, August 27th, 2017

A 3,700-Year-Old Mathematical Mystery of Ancient Babylonian Clay Tablet Solved

  Mathematical mystery solved:  A famous 3700-year old Babylonian clay tablet, known as Plimpton 322, is the world’s oldest and most accurate trigonometric table, possibly used by ancient mathematical More...

Alan Gallindoss On Sunday, August 6th, 2017

A 900-Year-Old ‘Beauty Mummy’ Found in Siberia With Long Eyelashes Still Intact

  An emaciated mummy of “Arctic beauty” was found near the Arctic Circle, north of Siberia. It has been buried for 900 years in the ice layer – and it is still possible to identify the long More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, June 4th, 2017

Breakthrough Study Found Genome Data From Ancient Egyptian Mummies

  Modern Egyptians have more DNA share approximately 8% more ancestry with Sub-Saharan Africans than with ancient Egyptians mummies. While ancient Egyptians mummies were found to be most closely related to More...

News Brief On Friday, March 10th, 2017

Giant Statue of Pharaoh Ramses II Found in Egypt

  A massive eight-meter statue probably depicts revered Pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt more than 3,000 years ago, has been discovered. Archaeologists from Egypt and Germany have found submerged in groundwater More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

What Secrets Mayan Kings’ Mysterious Jade Pendant Revealed?

  To say that archaeologist Geoffrey Braswell was surprised to discover a precious jewel in Nim Li Punit in southern Belize is something of an understatement. “It was like finding the Hope Diamond in More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Surprise: Engravings Menorah and a Cross From Second Temple Period Discovered During Hanukkah and Christmas Holidays

  An ancient engravings of a seven-branched menorah and a cross were discovered on the walls of the cistern, incised in chalk bedrock, this weekend by hikers exploring a water cistern in the Judean Shephelah. Last More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Is Hebrew the World’s Oldest Alphabet?

Archaeologist Douglas Petrovich has released a new study which asserts that Hebrew may in fact be the world’s oldest alphabet. According to the scholar, almost 4, 000 years ago the ancient Israelites formed More...

Ilan Shavit On Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Computer Scientists Solve Mystery of the Ein Gedi Scroll by ‘Virtual Unwrapping’

  When in 1970, archaeologists excavating a site near the Dead Sea in Israel of an ancient synagogue, they dug up a 1, 500-year-old cylindrical lump of charcoal that looked like the remains of a scroll. The More...

Lilach Weissman On Sunday, July 10th, 2016

3000-Years-Old Bones at Philistine Cemetery in Israel Shed New Light on Goliath’s People

  A huge Philistine cemetery some 3000-years-old has been found in southern Israel, in the Mediterranean seaport of Ashkelon. For the first time the undisturbed graves for more then 150 individual of More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, December 27th, 2015

This Past Christmas Eve: A Statue of a Ram Was Discovered Near an Ancient Church in Caesarea

  An impressive marble statue of a ram was exposed near an ancient church that dates to the Byzantine period. The discovery was made last Thursday morning in an archaeological excavation the Israel Antiquities More...

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