#Archaelogy

.Afghanistan
Many people have resettled in Lashkar Gah. (Photo Credit- PTI)

  • Since the surge in Taliban attacks, thousands of people have been displaced across Helmand 
  • Many have resettled in the capital Lashkar Gah
  • Some have joined other refugees in the ruins

.Luxor, Luxor City, Luxor, Egypt
The city dates back to the golden age of the pharaohs 3,000 years ago. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • Remains of the ancient city were uncovered near Luxor, home of the legendary Valley of the Kings
  • The city dates back to the Amenhotep III, and continued to be used by Tutankhamun and Ay
  • Archaeologists have called the find "the largest" ancient city ever uncovered in Egypt

.Jerusalem, Israel
The scrolls are some of the earliest biblical texts ever found. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Pixabay)

  • Experts described the find as the most significant since the Dead Sea Scrolls
  • The artifacts were unearthed during excavations by the Israel Antiquities Authority in the Judean desert
  • Fragments of a scroll with a Greek translation of the Hebrew bible were found in a site known as the "Cave of Horrors"

.Pompei, Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy
Pompeii was buried in boiling lava when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD, killing between 2,000 and 15,000 people. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The four-wheeled processional carriage was found in the portico to stables
  • The excavation site is known as the Civita Giuliana
  • The excavation is part of a programme aimed at fighting illegal activity in the area

.Cairo, Egypt
The beer factory was divided into eight sections for producing beer. (Photo Credit: Representational /Unsplash)

  • Dating back to 3100 BC, archeologists have discovered the oldest beer factory in Abydos
  • It could have been producing 22,400 litres of beer at a time
  • Researchers believed that beer was used in royal burial rituals for the early kings of Egypt

.Peru
The oldest archeological site in the Americas is under threat from squatters. (Photo credit: Representational/unsplash)

  • Squatters claim that the pandemic has left them with no other option but to occupy the city
  • Developed between 3,000 and 1,800 BC in an arid desert, Caral is the cradle of civilization in the Americas
  • It pre-dates the far better known Inca empire by 45 centuries

.Cairo, Egypt
Saqqara is one of the ancient Egyptian capital of Memphis and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • The ancient treasures were found at the Saqqara archaeological site south of Cairo
  • Famed Egyptologist Zahi Hawass and his team found the treasures near the pyramid of King Teti
  • The artefacts unearthed by the team so far represent only 30% of what is expected

.Malerkotla, Punjab, India
Punjab cabinet has approved the restoration of Mubarik Manzil Palace in Malerkotla. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • "It's my last wish to leave this palace to its pristine glory," Begum Munawwar-ul-Nisa said
  • She is the wife of the last Nawab of Malerkotla
  • State government will give her Rs 3 crore for transferring the property with all its rights

.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