Saturday, November 22, 2008

1,800-Year-Old Chariot Unearthed

Source: AP via AOL News

SOFIA, Bulgaria (Nov. 21) - Archaeologists have unearthed an elaborately decorated 1,800-year-old chariot sheathed in bronze at an ancient Thracian tomb in southeastern Bulgaria, the head of the excavation said Friday.

"The lavishly ornamented four-wheel chariot dates back to the end of the second century A.D.," Veselin Ignatov told The Associated Press in a telephone interview from the site, near the southeastern village of Karanovo.

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Friday, November 07, 2008

New Egyptology Journal

Egypte Nilotique et Méditérranéenne

From the journal's website.

ENiM is the first French electronic Journal of Egyptology. ENiM publish works from the research team « Égypte nilotique et méditerranéenne », UMR 5140 « Archéologie des Sociétés méditerannéennes » of Cnrs, but the Journal also accepts papers submission from any membership of the International Community of Egyptology.

ENiM aims to publish works dealing with all aspects of Ancient Egypt, from the prehistoric times to the Coptic period.

ENiM is a totally free Journal; the available papers are easily downloaded online as pdf file format.

ENiM is an annual Journal, which collects all the papers published along the year; the final volume is edited at the end of the civil year.