Possible Michelangelo fingerprint discovered, cathedral linked to lost Nubian kingdom unearthed, ancient Egyptian slab filled with hieroglyphics found.
500-Year-Old Fingerprint Likely Belonging To Michelangelo Just Found On One Of His Sculptures
More than 500 years after it was created, a statue made by Michelangelo just revealed a fingerprint believed to belong to the artist himself. The statue depicts a young slave boy in the nude and the accidental fingerprint was found on his buttocks.
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Archaeologists Just Discovered A Massive Medieval Cathedral Complex In Sudan Linked To A Lost Nubian Kingdom
For centuries, the sands of Sudan hid a faint echo of a distant time. In the deserted town of Old Dongola along the Nile river, a team of Polish archaeologists has uncovered the remains of what appears to be a sprawling medieval cathedral. They believe it’s the largest church ever discovered in the region.
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Farmer Happens Upon Ancient Egyptian Slab Installed By A Pharaoh 2,600 Years Ago
Some 2,600 years ago, experts believe the Egyptian pharaoh Apries installed a massive slab adorned with hieroglyphics about 60 miles northeast of Cairo. Just recently, a farmer preparing to cultivate his land stumbled upon this historic find.
Though experts haven’t yet translated its messages, it’s believed to be related to a military campaign undertaken in the area by Apries.
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