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Fragata Mentor-Pistola encuentra a bordo del Mentor por los arqueólogos de buceo.este transportaba los marmoles del partenon,yse hundio,contra unas rocas.

Egyptian statues, ancient coins and jewelry among treasures Lord Elgin's brig Mentor carried when the overladen ship sank off the Grecian coast.

Some of the artifacts found aboard Mentor, Lord Elgin's ship that sank off Kythera while carrying Parthenon marbles from Piraeus to London in 1802.

More Treasures Retrieved from Lord Elgin’s Ship Which Sank with the Parthenon Marbles

Egyptian statues, ancient coins and jewelry among treasures Lord Elgin's brig Mentor carried when the overladen ship sank off the Grecian coast.

Homo floresiensis (or ‘the hobbit’) and a modern human skull side-by-side.

Homo floresiensis, a diminutive hominin dubbed the hobbit, lived about years ago on a remote Indonesian island.

Oculto a plena vista en la inmensidad de la formidable ciudad nabatea de Petra, en el sur de Jordania. Así ha permanecido un gigantesco y enigmático monumento... Hallan una monumental y enigmática estructura en la ciudad de Petra      FRANCISCO CARRIÓN     El Cairo (Egipto) http://www.elmundo.es/ciencia/2016/06/11/575c5511468aeb002d8b45bb.html  Encuentran gracias a fotografías aéreas captadas por drones e imágenes por satélite un gigantesco y enigmático monumento construido hace más de dos…

Petra: June 2016 - Satellites and drones helped reveal huge ceremonial platform near the ancient city’s center.

Construction workers employed in road building near the Onon River in the Khentii province ofMongolia, have discovered a mass grave containing the remains of many dozens of human corpses lying upon a large rudimentary stone structure. Forensic experts and archaeologists were called on the site, whic

Construction workers employed in road building near the Onon River in the Khentii province of Mongolia, have discovered a mass grave containing the remains of many dozens of human corpses lying upon a large rudimentary stone structure.

Sistrum, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Teti, ca. 2323–2291 B.C.  Egyptian  Egyptian alabaster

Sistrum Inscribed with the Names of King Teti

Egyptian statues, ancient coins and jewelry among treasures Lord Elgin's brig Mentor carried when the overladen ship sank off the Grecian coast.

Egyptian statues, ancient coins and jewelry among treasures Lord Elgin's brig Mentor carried when the overladen ship sank off the Grecian coast.

Egyptian statues, ancient coins and jewelry among treasures Lord Elgin's brig Mentor carried when the overladen ship sank off the Grecian coast.

Egyptian statues, ancient coins and jewelry among treasures Lord Elgin's brig Mentor carried when the overladen ship sank off the Grecian coast.

Egyptian statues, ancient coins and jewelry among treasures Lord Elgin's brig Mentor carried when the overladen ship sank off the Grecian coast.

Egyptian statues, ancient coins and jewelry among treasures Lord Elgin's brig Mentor carried when the overladen ship sank off the Grecian coast.

Egyptian statues, ancient coins and jewelry among treasures Lord Elgin's brig Mentor carried when the overladen ship sank off the Grecian coast.

Merit holding a menat, a musical instrument (rattle). "In Egyptian mythology, Meret (also spelled Mert) was a goddess who was strongly associated with rejoicing, such as singing and dancing." (Text from: en.wikpedia.org)

Merit holding a menat, a musical instrument (rattle). "In Egyptian mythology, Meret (also spelled Mert) was a goddess who was strongly associated with rejoicing, such as singing and dancing.

Egyptian statues, ancient coins and jewelry among treasures Lord Elgin's brig Mentor carried when the overladen ship sank off the Grecian coast.

Egyptian statues, ancient coins and jewelry among treasures Lord Elgin's brig Mentor carried when the overladen ship sank off the Grecian coast.

World’s oldest domesticated fava seeds found in Galilee: "This is an important discovery, enabling a deeper understanding of the agricultural revolution in the southern Near East," says researcher.

Archaeologists shed light on diets of Galilee residents years ago

These clappers in the form of human hands were carved from a single hippopotamus tusk that was split in half. Such percussion instruments were used to keep time during dances or as part of a musical ensemble. These examples, however, were found in a miniature coffin at Amarna and seem to have been part of an offering. Reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.

Pair of Hippopotamus Ivory Clappers -- New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty Reign of Akhenaten -- Circa BCE -- Middle Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten); King's House at Amarna

Ancient petroglyphs discovered in Jordan's Black Desert

fishstickmonkey: “Petroglyph thought to be about years old found in the Jebel Qurma region of Jordan’s Black Desert.

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