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A fossil park in Dholavira

The Future of Our Past: What We Can Learn From Dholavira's Ruins

Questions are the lifeblood of scientific enquiry as they are of political dialogue. In fact, they are the essence of any dialogue

18 November 2022

Out of the 150 statutes that were discovered, they were all inspired by the pharaonic gods

Egypt Unveils Myriads Of Primeval Sarcophagi And Statuettes

Amongst the findings, 250 ancient Egyptian coffins and 150 bronze statuettes were discovered which dated way back to 2,500 years ago


Khambalida caves date back to the 4th or 5th century CE

Chronicles of Buddhism: Highlights of Gujarat's Buddhist Circuit

Despite its significance to Jains and Hindus, continuing archaeological discoveries have revealed the sheer extent of the spread of Buddhism in Gujarat


The findings also shed light on the lifestyle and the financial status of the family

Pompeii’s New Discovery Sheds Light On The Homes Of People In The Ancient City

Archaeologists discovered some fascinating insights into the domestic environment of ordinary citizens of the city. Take a peek at things like wooden dishware closets, three-legged accent tables with bowls, trunks, and more

08 August 2022

Rakhigarhi is a Harappan-era settlement with seven mounds

Recent Excavations In Haryana’s Rakhigarhi Throw New Light On Indus Valley Civilisation

Rakhigarhi continues to surprise archaeologists and history-lovers with its wealth of artefacts and treasures


'We Couldn’t Sleep Out Of Excitement': Archaeologists Who Helped Solve Georgian Queen's 400-Year-Old Murder Mystery

The Queen’s sacrifice gained the status of martyrdom and since 1989 the successive governments requested the Indian counterpart to look for the Queen’s relics where it was reported to be kept.

26 July 2021

Roman soldiers erected votive stones which were small altars that were found at the Herwin-Hemeling

Dutch Archaeologists Unearth 2000-Year-Old Roman Temple Complex

The excavation was carried out in the village of Herwin-Hemeling situated in the eastern central province of Gelderland close to the Netherland-German border, also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site

22 June 2022

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Eureka! 6-Year-Old Indian-Origin Boy Finds Millions Of Years Old Fossil In UK

The boy was using a fossil-hunting set he received as a Christmas present in his garden when he came across a rock that looked like a horn

28 March 2021

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04 January 2021
Restore Aurangzeb-Built Qila-e-Ark Fort, Potential To Become Tourist Hub: Experts

Restore Aurangzeb-Built Qila-e-Ark Fort, Potential To Become Tourist Hub: Experts

Such structures could be a game-changer in terms of economy, says a member of a monument welfare organisation


28 December 2020
Old But Still Gold: Archaeologists Unearth Street Food Shop In Pompeii Remains

Old But Still Gold: Archaeologists Unearth Street Food Shop In Pompeii Remains

It is the first time such a hot-food-drink eatery — known as a thermopolium — was completely unearthed.


13 December 2020
2000 Years Old Coins Found by Villagers In Uttar Pradesh

2000 Years Old Coins Found by Villagers In Uttar Pradesh

The villagers also discovered remains of utensils and statues while digging the earth.


05 September 2019
Who Were The Indus Valley People? Long-Awaited Research Paper To Be Out Today

Who Were The Indus Valley People? Long-Awaited Research Paper To Be Out Today

In August last year, Outlook's cover story talked about the Rakhigarhi project. A year later, the findings of a long-awaited research paper will be published...


18 February 2019
WATCH: Tipu Sultan's Unexploded 18th Century Rockets Discovered In Karnataka

WATCH: Tipu Sultan's Unexploded 18th Century Rockets Discovered In Karnataka

The Commissioner of District Archaeological Department says the findings are proof of the fact that rocket science technology existed in India in the 18th...


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03 February 2019
40 Mummies Discovered By Researchers In Egypt

40 Mummies Discovered By Researchers In Egypt

Researchers in Egypt have discovered more than 40 mummies at a burial site in central Egypt dating to the Ptolemaic era, the antiquities ministry said.


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