By Jonathan Grey
Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed four ancient temples
belonging to the pharaohs on the Sinai peninsula. It is one of the most significant discoveries in the region so far.
Egypt’s Supreme Council for Antiquities says the temples
date to the beginning of the rule of Thutmoses the second,
who reigned from about 1512 BC and was eventually succeeded
by his wife.
It says the discovery is one of the most important so far
in the Sinai, and includes one temple made of mud brick,
which served as an important religious centre at the
eastern gateway to ancient Egypt.
It also contained paintings of Egyptian deities, including
Horus the sun god.
Over 3,000 years Egypt’s pharaohs often ventured across
the Sinai to fight Hittites and other civilisations in
the area now covered by Israel, Lebanon, Syria and Iraq.
RUINS OF A CITY FOUND IN ANTARCTICA?
A California TV crew missing since November 2002, a video
they left behind and a mission by U.S. Navy SEALs are the
key elements in a story that claims extensive ancient
ruins have been found under the ice of Antarctica.
A spokesman for the company is reported to have said at
the time that “The U.S. government said it will seek to
block the airing of a video found by Navy rescuers in
Antarctica that purportedly reveals that a massive
archaeological dig is underway two miles (3,200 meters)
beneath the ice.” Continue reading ANCIENT EGYPTIAN TEMPLES UNEARTHED & RUINS OF A CITY FOUND IN ANTARCTICA?