Category: Africa

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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Flinders Petrie, an established Egyptologist, excavated three prehistoric sites in Egypt for the Egypt Exploration…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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Andrew RobinsonThames & Hudson, £19.95 ISBN 978-0500051719In 1922 Howard Carter could be confident that he…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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Humans used fire a million years ago – more than 300,000 years earlier than previously…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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Lost fragments of an ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead have been rediscovered in Australia.…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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Five years ago, CWA reported on the discovery of the oldest rock art found in…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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The Garamantes of Fezzan: barbaric hut- and tent-dwelling nomads, or a civilisation of wealth and…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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Archaeologists excavating an ancient Egyptian necropolis near Aswan have come face-to-face with a high-status official…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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Libya's heritage is in danger of being overlooked, warned Dr Hafed Walda, Libyan archaeologist at…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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Egyptian birds were expected to live on in the afterlife, just like their human counterparts,…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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Working at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, André Veldmeijer and Salima Ikram came across an…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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He founded the Oriental Institute in Chicago, was the first American to achieve a doctorate…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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The discovery of two art toolkits, dating to 100,000 years ago, in a south African…