an immersive exhibition about the pharaoh opens its doors in Paris

an immersive exhibition about the pharaoh opens its doors in Paris

Tutankhamun: an immersive exhibition about the pharaoh opens its doors in Paris An immersive Tutankhamun exhibition has just opened its doors at the Montparnasse Galleries in Paris. It combines objects and historical information with a great treasure hunt where visitors must manage to find the pharaoh’s tomb. – (France 2)An immersive Tutankhamun exhibition has just … Read more

Cairo will review its copy after criticism of the renovation of one of the Giza pyramids

Cairo will review its copy after criticism of the renovation of one of the Giza pyramids

Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities and Tourism announced on Saturday that it had formed a study commission following the dispute that arose over the renovation of the Mykerinos pyramid on the Giza plateau. Pyramid of Mikerinos, in Giza, Cairo region, Egypt (October 23, 2011). (NEWSCOM / MaxPPP) Just over a week ago, on January 25, Egyptian … Read more

In Strasbourg, five Egyptian animal mummies reveal their secrets with the help of X-rays

In Strasbourg, five Egyptian animal mummies reveal their secrets with the help of X-rays

Five animal mummies are entrusted to a veterinary clinic in Strasbourg. (FRANCE 3 GRAND EST) They are the stars of today: five Egyptian animal mummies are currently being examined by a veterinary clinic in Strasbourg. According to the inventory, they could contain a fish, cats, ibis and hawk. Veterinarians, Egyptologists and radiologists participate in this … Read more

What you need to know after the discovery of a new species of tyrannosaurus

What you need to know after the discovery of a new species of tyrannosaurus

Until now, paleontologists have confused it with the T-rex. With a size of about 12 meters, big teeth and a robust skeleton, it really looked like the famous dinosaur king… However, by re-examining the fossil discovered in 1986 in New Mexico, United States, an international team has just shown that it is actually a new … Read more

“grandiose” discovery could rewrite the history of human settlement in Brazil

"grandiose" discovery could rewrite the history of human settlement in Brazil

Archaeologists excavating an archaeological site discovered inside the construction zone of a residential complex in the city of Sao Luis, Maranhao state, Brazil, on January 9, 2024. (HANDOUT / WLAGE ARQUEOLOGIA) Workers had just stormed a construction site in northeastern Brazil when they came across a bone. More specifically bones and human, with pottery shards. … Read more

IN PICTURES, IN PICTURES. Five amazing archaeological discoveries in 2023

IN PICTURES, IN PICTURES.  Five amazing archaeological discoveries in 2023

A sword, a statue, a mosaic… The year 2023 was rich in archaeological discoveries around the world. Whether in France, Germany or Italy, some artefacts stood out for their remarkable state of preservation Lamassu, an Assyrian alabaster winged bull, was discovered in Iraq during a mission led by a French archaeologist. (ZAID AL-OBEIDI/AFP) A luxurious … Read more

Pompeii as you’ve never seen it… in photos

Pompeii as you've never seen it... in photos

Italian photographer Luigi Spina publishes a beautiful book called “Pompeii Interiors” with photos of the famous archaeological site taken in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. An abandoned room in Pompeii near Naples. (ERICH GEDULDIG / MAXPPP) in Pompeian interiorsit highlights the incredible colors of the frescoes, the beauty of the ruins, the volumes of … Read more

In La Seyne-sur-Mer, the discovery of treasures in the wreck of a ship that sank in the 19th century.

In La Seyne-sur-Mer, the discovery of treasures in the wreck of a ship that sank in the 19th century.

Archaeologists are currently investigating a wreck off the coast of Seyne sur Mer, whose shipwreck dates back at least 3 centuries. The first dives made it possible to fish out the treasures of the Riviera buried 75 meters below the waters of the Var. A dozen divers retrieved the glasses stuck at a depth of … Read more