Ancient Ivory Factory Discovered at Bhanbhore

Italian archaeologist Dr. Simone Mantellini says that the antiquities recovered from Bhanbhore included 6,675 ivories, the largest one anywhere in the world. “Nowhere else in the world have ivories been found in such a large quantity. Ivories were found in Iraq but those were less in number. Such a huge recovery proves there was a […]

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Sindh’s Dancing Girl held Captive in India

The story of a tinny bronze statuette found during excavations of Mohen Jo Daro about a century back and is placed behind bullet-proof glasses at National Museum Delhi since over seven decades    Although, Mohen Jo Daro, the archaeological site of great ancient Indus Valley Civilization is located in Sindh, a large number of original artefacts […]

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Criminal negligence of Sindh Antiquities Dept. destroys Kalhora dynasty necropolis

The necropolis known as ‘Mian Noor Muhammad Kalhoro’s graveyard’ is located east of Shahpur Jahanian in Benazirabad district and has various tombs of the Kalhora period, which are crumbling brick by brick Shahpur Jahanian There is systematic and continuous destruction of protected archaeological sites in Sindh, going unnoticed during past several years, due to criminal […]

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World heritage in Turkey: Ephesus, a marvel of the ancient world

‘It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.’ Can you imagine Ephesus, one of the largest and best-excavated cities of the ancient world, in all of its former glory near the astonishing Aegean? BY YASEMIN NICOLA SAKAY Where the Cayster (Kaystros) River empties into the Aegean Sea lays the ancient Greek […]

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‘Taung Graveyard’ – centuries-old forsaken necropolis of Sindh

The historic site is located 130km off Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway north of Thana Bula Khan; there are more than 392 tombstones that dot the landscape of the area Sindh Courier Feature It was in July 2018 that Mr. Manzoor Kanasro, Director General, Antiquities & Archaeological Department of Sindh announced on his Facebook wall that a team […]

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Ancient tomb unearthed in North China’s Shanxi Province

More than 1,700 cultural relics excavated from an ancient tomb dating from the Eastern Zhou Dynasty (770BC-256BC) Monitoring Desk Beijing: Archaeologists have excavated more than 1,700 cultural relics from an ancient tomb dating from the Eastern Zhou Dynasty (770BC-256BC) in North China’s Shanxi Province, the Shanxi archaeological research institute announced. The tomb is so far […]

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‘Smiting gods’ among artifacts found at 3200 years old temple in Israel

Archaeologists at work excavating the biblical city of Lachish, where an early 12th century BCE Canaanite alphabet inscription was found in 2014 Monitoring Desk Jerusalem: The pair of smiting gods and other rare ritual artifacts are among the fascinating discoveries described in a recently published comprehensive report of the 2013-2017 excavations of the archaeology-rich Lachish […]

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