Monday, 28 May 2012
A new study combining the latest archaeological evidence with state-of-the-art geoscience technologies provides evidence that climate change was a key ingredient in the collapse of the great Indus or Harappan Civilization almost 4000 years ago. The study also resolves a long-standing debate over the source and fate of the Sarasvati, the sacred river of Hindu mythology.
Wednesday, 23 May 2012
A newly discovered clay fragment is the first evidence outside the Bible that Bethlehem existed as a city at the time of the First Temple in Jerusalem, archaeologists say