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Intact Etruscan tomb discovered in Italy

Intact Etruscan tomb discovered in Italy

Recently, a farmer who was plowing his fields on his property has discovered an Etruscan tomb and after that he gave notice to archaeologists to investigate it and the first thing they saw was a sealed double door in perfect condition. they discovered a rectangular chamber of approximately five meters, two sarcophagi, four marble urns with cremated human remains, a marble head of a young woman and several objects that were supposed to be part of a funerary equipment such as votive vessels, completely intact ceramic jars and ceramic pieces among others.

They find the ancient Greek city of Tenea

They find the ancient Greek city of Tenea

The Greek Ministry of Culture reported yesterday that a team of Greek archaeologists has found the final proof of the location of the ancient city of Tenea, in the northeast of the Peloponnese, of which until now there were only epigraphic references. The investigation focused on two excavations near the present city of Jiliomodi, 20 km from Corinth and 95 from Athens, in an area where an organized cemetery from the Hellenistic and Roman periods meets several buildings; and a second place where the first residential remains of Tenea were identified.

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Conference "History of the Museums of Extremadura" in the Centenary of the Museum of Cáceres

On October 16, the Museum of Cáceres will celebrate its Centenary (1917-2017) and will do so with a dissemination session called "History of the Museums of Extremadura", organized jointly by the Museum and the Association "Adaegina" Amigos del Cáceres Museum Registration for the Conference is free and must be done at this link.

The importance of protecting historical heritage in the Middle East

The importance of protecting historical heritage in the Middle East

Not too long ago we had the opportunity to echo a news item where it was revealed that a person had allegedly and legally bought some tablets with very old inscriptions. There were not one or two but it was more than a hundred tablets and the buyer assures that he acquired them legally.

They find a 1,000-year-old burial with 10 euthanized dogs in Lima, Peru

They find a 1,000-year-old burial with 10 euthanized dogs in Lima, Peru

A team of archaeologists have discovered the remains of a person, 10 dogs and two guinea pigs around 1,000 years old at the Parque de las Leyendas Zoo in Lima, Peru.The discovery was made inside two small trenches in the pre-Inca temple Huaca El Rosal, the archaeologists explained in a press conference they offered last Monday.

The Cerén site reveals new facts about the Mayans

The Cerén site reveals new facts about the Mayans

The Mayans have been one of the civilizations most studied by archaeologists and historians, managing to discover many of the secrets of this ancient people, but about which everything is not yet known and little by little much information is being obtained about it, especially thanks to the evidence found in Cerén, an archaeological site near San Salvador.