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“Near East and Middle East Archaeology”

Jan 20, 2015 05:59 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
At least five corpses lay buried in the Alexander the Great-era tomb in Greece, deepening the mystery around the massive burial. Continue reading →
Jan 7, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The portrait of an unidentified pharaoh has been found in a small rock carved stela in the ancient sandstone quarries of Gebel el Sisila. Continue reading →
Oct 20, 2014 05:20 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Incest left the young pharaoh with a club foot, feminine hips and a large overbite.
Mar 10, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Showing large eyes and gaping mouths, 9,000-year-old limestone masks are the most ancient human portraits from Stone Age. Continue reading →
Aug 16, 2013 01:19 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A new sampling technique provides clues into the last day of a person’s life by analyzing the soil surrounding skeletal remains. Continue reading →
Aug 7, 2013 05:02 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Israeli archaeologists discover Byzantine coins and gold jewelry in a garbage pit. Continue reading →
Aug 5, 2013 06:46 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The 1000-year old hospital was comprised of different wings and departments according to the nature of the illness and the condition of the patient -- similar to modern hospitals. Continue reading →
Dec 17, 2009 05:45 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
An international team of researchers has found fragments of a burial shroud that cast serious doubt on the Turin shroud, the controversial linen cloth venerated by many Catholics as the proof that Christ was resurrected from the grave. The Shroud of Turin Discovered in a Jerusalem cemetery known as...
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