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January 2nd, 2018

Israeli archaeologists find 2,700-year-old ‘governor of Jerusalem’ seal impression

Israeli archaeologists unveiled on Monday a 2,700-year-old clay seal impression which they said belonged to a biblical governor of Jerusalem. The clay sealing [Credit: Israel Antiquities Authority\Clara Amit]The artefact, inscribed in an ancient Hebrew script as “belonging to the governor of the city”, was likely attached to a shipment or sent as a souvenir on behalf of the governor, the …Continue reading →

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This mind-bending 3D printed optical illusion will make you question the 3rd dimension

As new advances in 3D printing emerge, our eyes are perpetually opened to novel manufacturing solutions and ways of seeing them. Consumers and businesses alike are learning that, now more than ever, virtually anything can be 3D printed. It’s a movement that’s revolutionized how we think about production, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Consequently, in an effort …Continue reading →

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Remains of royal Egyptian artefacts uncovered in Tel Al-Pharaeen

An Egyptian excavation mission has discovered remains of mud-brick walls and several artefacts that can be dated to different periods of the ancient Egyptian era as well as four furnaces from the Late Period (664-332 BCE) during excavation work carried out in Tel Al-Pharaeen archaeological site known as “ancient Buto” in the Kafr Al-Sheikh Governorate. View of the Buto site …Continue reading →

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Ancient Chinese bronze mirror unearthed whole in Fukuoka dig

A remarkably preserved 1,900-year-old bronze mirror made in China around the early second century was unearthed whole at an archaeological site in Japan’s Fukuoka city, local authorities said. This Chinese-made mirror from the Yayoi Pottery Culture period (300 BC-AD 300) was unearthed  whole from an archaeological site in Fukuoka [Credit: Shunsuke Nakamura]The buried cultural properties division of the Fukuoka city …Continue reading →

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Neolithic artefacts discovered in SW China

Dozens of artefacts, dating back to 5,000 years, have been unearthed in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. Credit: CGTNThe excavation started in October and led to 122 major discoveries including 15 structural remains, 93 ash pits and eight tombs, with a total coverage of 800 square meters, at the Guijiabao relic sites in Yanyuan County, according to Chengdu Cultural Relics and …Continue reading →

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Farmer discovers 2,000 year old terracota jar in Turkey’s Malatya province

A 2,000-year-old terracotta jar from the Roman Period has been discovered by a farmer in Turkey’s eastern Malatya (Greek Melitene) province, reports said Monday. DHA PhotoThe farmer in Doğanşehir district reportedly discovered the jar as he was watering his garden and immediately informed museum officials. Teams from Malatya Museum Directorate arrived at the farm and launched excavations to take out …Continue reading →

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Over 1,000 artefacts discovered at pre-Islamic mass burial site in Oman

Over 1,000 pieces of artefacts including the remains of 250 people have been discovered at a pre-Islamic mass burial site in the Musandam governorate of Oman. Credit: Muscat DailySpeaking to Muscat Daily, Sultan bin Saif al Bakri, director of Exploration and Archaeological Studies Department, Ministry of Heritage and Culture (MHC), said, “A group of ten researchers from MHC and the …Continue reading →

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Experts bowled over by ancient urn found on bed of Japanese lake

An underwater robot has snapped photographs of a pottery urn probably dating from the seventh or eighth century that has been left almost intact at the bottom of Lake Biwako. An ancient jar, photographed by an underwater robot, at the bottom of Lake Biwako  in Shiga Prefecture [Credit: Ritsumeikan University]The jar, which was spotted 71.5 meters down on the bed …Continue reading →

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Invincible x adidas 3D printed Futurecraft 4D sneaker returning in March 2018

Fans of tech-forward, luxury sneakers can already start their wishlist for 2018. Rumours are a-buzz that Adidas will be bringing back its much coveted Futurecraft 4D kicks in March of this year. While the new release will be very limited, with approximately 100,000 pairs to be shipped only to friends, family, and Consortium stores, the specs are bright via 3ders.org, …Continue reading →

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3D printed personalized lipstick a go, study finds

As 3D printing rapidly takes over the fashion and design worlds, a new research investigation from the London College of Fashion is showing that cosmetics may not be far behind. As published last week in the scientific Journal of Dermatology and Cosmetology, the study titled “Exploring the use of 3D Printing Technology in the Fabrication of Personalised Lipstick Applicators” via …Continue reading →

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