Ancient sculptures, mosaics and other artefacts were unearthed during recently ended season of excavations in Karkemish, an ancient capital, located on the border of Syria and Turkey.
The tomb of an ancient gold worker named Khnummose was discovered at Sai Island, on Nile River in Northern Sudan. The tomb dates back 3400 years.
International team of scientists successfully recovered and analysed ancient DNA from Egyptian mummies dating from approximately 1400 BC to 400 AD, establishing ancient Egyptian mummies as a reliable source for genetic material to study the ancient past.
Archaeologists have uncovered at least four 2400-years-old female heads made out of ceramic, at an ancient waste dump within the ancient town of Porphyreon, located in modern-day Jiyeh, Lebanon.
Experts identified a number of drugs used by ancient Egyptians through careful and long analysis of a 3500-year-old papyrus. Among the medicine are bull fat, bats blood, and lizard poop.
Archaeologists researching the site in Jaffa, Israel, revealed signs of a sudden fiery destruction of the site that happened 3100 years ago. Experts believe that this attests to a previously unknown Canaanites against their Egyptian overlords.
Experts of a restoration laboratory in Cairo examined a piece of a wooden boat discovered during excavations near the Great Pyramid of Giza, revealing the first evidence for use of metal in boat construction by ancient Egyptians.