#ancient

.Atlit, Israel
Jacob Sharvit, director of the Marine Archaeology Unit of the Israel Antiquities Authority, holds the sword found by an amateur diver, Oct. 19, 2021.

  • Several ancient artifacts were apparently uncovered by waves and undercurrents that had shifted the sand
  • An amateur scuba diver chanced upon them just a few kilometers from Crusader fortress Atlit 
  • Israel Antiquities Authority is hoping winter storms will expose more artifacts

.New Delhi, Delhi, India

  • Tutankhamun became a pharaoh after the death of his father, Akhenaten.
  • Tutankhamun become the King at the age of 9 or 10.
  • In 1922, British archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun in the Royal Valley.

.Paris, France
A child no older than three laid to rest sideways in an earthen grave 78,000 years ago, legs carefully tucked up against its tiny chest, is the earliest known human burial in Africa. (AFP Photo)

  • "Mtoto" -- Swahili for "child" -- had been wrapped in a shroud with her or his head resting on what was probably a pillow
  • The extraordinary find highlights the emergence of complex social behaviour among Homo sapiens
  • It also highlights cultural differences across populations of modern humans in Africa and beyond

.Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
Pompeii ruins with Mount Vesuvius in the background. (Photo credit: Britannica)

  • Archaelogists unearth a well preserved 'fast food' bar in Pompeii
  • The food stall or thermopolium announced as crucail as it stands to give more insights into the food habits of Romans
  • Pompeii was destroyed in a volcanic eruption in 79 AD 

.Canada
The wolf cub died when she was six or seven weeks old. (Photo credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • The wolf cub was found by a gold miner while blasting a block of frozen mud near Dawson City
  • The pup lived during a time when glaciers were diminishing
  • Researchers also unveiled information about her diet

.Paris, France
The 13th century gothic structure caught fire last year, sending a shudder across hearts of millions of people who witnessed the cathedral engulfed in a blaze (Photo credit : Twitter/ @notredameparis)

  • By Tuesday all molten scaffolding were removed from the Notre-Dame, which was under renovation when it caught fire last year
  • The removal of iron pipes was a crucial moment for the ancient church which can be restored now
  • French President had earlier said it will be restored with a modern touch, but later changed his mind