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Several wrecked Byzantine ships discovered

Several wrecked Byzantine ships discovered

Turkey is one of the most amazing places in the world in many ways and one of them is archeology. In this country countless remains have been discovered that have provided a large amount of information of great historical value for the international community and we could say that it is a box of surprises because when we least expect it, some interesting news usually appears like the one that came to the fore several days ago.

Nazi submarine remains found in Indonesia

Nazi submarine remains found in Indonesia

Divers from the National Center for Archeology of Indonesia have found the remains of a Nazi submarine U-168 along with the remains of at least 17 crew members off the coast of that country. This submarine left France in July 1943 and arrived in Penang in November of that year. After several combats, it was sunk on October 6, 1944 by a Dutch submarine torpedo.

Did Alexander the Great die of poison?

Did Alexander the Great die of poison?

Many are the mysteries surrounding the death of the Macedonian leader Alexander the Great. The death of the one who built the largest Hellenistic empire in the history of Ancient Greece occurred in 323 BC, at the age of 32. Now, researchers from the National Center of Toxicology and the University of Otago (New Zealand), such as Dr.

Altar with Linear A Minoan script discovered in Crete

Altar with Linear A Minoan script discovered in Crete

Archaeologists have unearthed a stone altar with linear Minoan writing A in Zomintos, Crete. The altar is in an excellent state of preservation under a stone bench, and has the shape of three tiers or levels that rise from the base, something unusual. On the flat surface of the altar, a small hollow cavity is found.

They find a statue of Iset in Luxor

They find a statue of Iset in Luxor

A team of European archaeologists has found an alabaster statue almost two meters high and dating from approximately 1350 BC. The statue corresponds to a pharaonic princess, Iset, one of the daughters of Pharaoh Amenhotep III; who after dying was an object of worship. It was found next to a funerary temple on the outskirts of the city of Luxor, in southern Egypt.

Resurrection of the theater where Shakespeare's

Resurrection of the theater where Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" was premiered

The 16th century theater where Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" was first performed will be excavated and transformed into an Ancient Scheduled Monument into a commercial performance and exhibition space in Shoreditch. Built in 1577, this building was the home of the company of Shakespeare, Lord of the Chamberlains, and Henry V.