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1,500-year-old burial in China holds lovers locked in eternal embrace
1,500-year-old burial in China holds lovers locked in eternal embrace
The woman may have sacrificed herself for the burial.
2021-9-30 18:03
Scientists solve the mystery of the Etruscans' origins
Scientists solve the mystery of the Etruscans' origins
The discovery could have just settled a 2,400-year-old debate
2021-9-30 17:38
Byzantine warrior with gold-threaded jaw unearthed in Greece
Byzantine warrior with gold-threaded jaw unearthed in Greece
His jaw had been shattered in two.
2021-9-30 17:28
Rare Photos Show First Excavations at Sacred Greek Island of Delos
Rare Photos Show First Excavations at Sacred Greek Island of Delos
Courtyard of the House of the Diadoumenos, Courtesy of the French School of AthensRare photographs of the excavations at theGreek Island of Delosfrom the 19th Century have come to light in a book by French archaeologists.The book “Delos 1873-1913” sheds l
2021-7-16 12:53
Archaeologists investigate mystery of graves reopened 1,400 years ago
Archaeologists investigate mystery of graves reopened 1,400 years ago
This grave in France was reopened during the early Middle Ages. Items were removed, and archaeologists are trying to figure out why.(Image credit: éveha-études et valorisations archéologiques Antiquity Publications Ltd.)People living across Europe around
2021-7-16 11:26
100 Roman coins were likely an offering for safe passage across river
100 Roman coins were likely an offering for safe passage across river
Many of the coins featured military imagery.
2021-7-16 11:05
Magnificent Roman-era building unearthed under Israel's Western Wall
Magnificent Roman-era building unearthed under Israel's Western Wall
The remains of part of the West Bank building are seen here. It was likely used as a reception area for local council members before they ascended to the Temple Mount.(Image credit: Photo courtesy Israel Antiquities Authority)Inside the tunnels beneath th
2021-7-16 10:54
Iron Age warriors bent the swords of their defeated enemies, ancient hoard reveals
Iron Age warriors bent the swords of their defeated enemies, ancient hoard reveals
It's one of the biggest Iron Age weapons hoards in western Germany.
2021-6-15 11:36
'Folded' iron sword found in a Roman soldier's grave was part of a pagan ritual
'Folded' iron sword found in a Roman soldier's grave was part of a pagan ritual
The "killed" sword is about 1,600 years old.
2021-6-15 11:28
17 decapitated skeletons found at ancient Roman cemetery
17 decapitated skeletons found at ancient Roman cemetery
Many of the decapitated skeletons had their heads buried like the one shown here.(Image credit: Dave Webb, Cambridge Archaeological Unit)Seventeen decapitated skeletons dating back about 1,700 years have been discovered in three Roman cemeteries at Knobb'
2021-6-15 10:54
Shackled skeleton may be first direct evidence of slavery in Roman Britain
Shackled skeleton may be first direct evidence of slavery in Roman Britain
Iron fetters around the skeleton's ankles were secured in the center with a padlock.
2021-6-15 10:39
7,000-year-old letter seal found in Israel hints at ancient long-distance trade
7,000-year-old letter seal found in Israel hints at ancient long-distance trade
The tiny object is made up of two different stamps.
2021-6-15 10:32
Unique 2,000-year-old statuette of dancing man, likely made in Northern India, dug up in Siberia
Unique 2,000-year-old statuette of dancing man, likely made in Northern India, dug up in Siberia
Mystery how the bronze dancer, his arms raised in an ecstatic trance, reached modern-day Novosibirsk region.
2021-5-12 18:10
Stunning hoard of Bronze Age jewelry discovered by local hiker in Sweden
Stunning hoard of Bronze Age jewelry discovered by local hiker in Sweden
The hoard likely belonged to an elite woman.A Bronze Age hoard brimming with fine jewelry was discovered in Sweden in early April, when a local man investigated what he thought was a piece of scrap metal sticking out from under a pile of rocks in a hilly,
2021-5-12 17:29
Gladiator arena from Roman era unearthed in Turkey
Gladiator arena from Roman era unearthed in Turkey
Spectators likely bet on the arena's wild animals fights and gladiator battles.Archaeologists in Turkey have discovered the remains of a "magnificent" Roman-era arena, where up to 20,000 spectators likely cheered and jeered as they watched gladi
2021-5-12 17:18

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