Arkosic Dead Sea sandstone tablet describes repairs to Solomon's Temple by Joash who reigned about BC and, in accord with this, dating by Israel's Geological Institute, under Shimon Ilani, has authenticated the inscription as being around years old.
Solomon's pool ruins - there are three ancient reservoirs located in the south-central West Bank, immediately to the south of the Palestinian village of al-Khader, southwest of Bethlehem - part of the ancient aqueducts are still in use.
The Rapa Nui (Easter Island) heads have bodies! While this isn't news in the Archaeology world, the discovery of hieroglyphs on the bases sort of is. Really interesting stuff!
Fired clay brick from the ziggurat at Ur; Ur-Nammu no. 1; cuneiform inscription stamped on face with two accidentally impressed dog's paw-marks near one edge.. From the 3rd Dynasty of Ur (circa. 2112-2004 B.C.E.), now in the British Museum.
The Jardin des Tuileries is one of Paris's most visited gardens thanks to its central location between the Louvre and Place de la Concorde. As such the Tuileries are part of a grand central axis leading from the Louvre all the way to La Défense.
Aside from the attractions in Paris, the Mont Saint Michel is the most visited tourist attraction in France. The massive edifice sits on its own island, and not only includes a castle, but an entire city. Read more on Avenly Lane Travel!