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Ancient Byzantine Church Discovered Under Turkish Lake
Ancient Byzantine Church Discovered Under Turkish Lake
St. Neophytos Basilica, Nicaea. Credtis: Arkeofili/Public DomainThe remains of a 1,500-year-old basilica constructed in honor of St. Neophytos have now emerged after water levels in Lake Iznik in the province of Bursa had dropped recently, the newspaperDa
2022-5-16 15:07
Mystery Sarcophagus Discovered Beneath Paris Notre Dame
Mystery Sarcophagus Discovered Beneath Paris Notre Dame
Credit: https://www.inrap.fr/enThe mystery sarcophagus discovered beneath the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris last month is set to reveal its secrets very soon to French forensic scientists.The unexpected find was brought to light during excavation work for
2022-5-16 15:03
Shackled Skeletons Might Tell Story of Ancient Athens
Shackled Skeletons Might Tell Story of Ancient Athens
Shackledancient Greekskeletons were found during construction on the SNFCC. Credit: Greek Ministry of CultureArchaeologists are studying ancient Greek shackled skeletons found at the ancient cemetery in 2016 in the port city of Faliro in order to understa
2022-5-16 15:00
Why Did Ancient Greeks Recline to Eat and Drink?
Why Did Ancient Greeks Recline to Eat and Drink?
A symposium scene on an ancient Kylix, or drinking cup. Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ Public DomainSurviving images on countless works of art, including pottery, frescoes, wine cups, and sculptures, frequently depict ancient Greeks reclining on one side to e
2022-5-16 14:57
Celts Imported Greek Pottery, Olive Oil, and Wine 2,600 Years Ago
Celts Imported Greek Pottery, Olive Oil, and Wine 2,600 Years Ago
The Vix Krater, an imported Greek wine-mixing vessel was one of the spectacular finds in the grave of the “Lady of Vix.” Credit:CC BY-SA 2.5/WikipediaCelts consumed Greek wine according to a recent study of ceramic containers which have been excavated fro
2022-5-16 14:52
Gothic Warrior and His Weapons Found Buried in Greece’s Thessaloniki
Gothic Warrior and His Weapons Found Buried in Greece’s Thessaloniki
The arched tombs were found in the Christian basilica of Syntrivani in Thessaloniki. Credit: Erricos Maniotis, as seen in Archaeology news network.A Gothic warrior, who was buried with his weaponry, was found recently in an early Christian basilica in The
2022-5-16 14:49
The Real Face of Aristotle? Artist Reconstructs Ancient Greeks
The Real Face of Aristotle? Artist Reconstructs Ancient Greeks
A Roman copy of a Greek bronze sculpture of Aristotle. Tomasi reconstructs the faces of ancient Greeks using such busts as reference. Credit: Public domainItalian artist Alessandro Tomasi has reconstructed the faces ofancient Greekand Roman philosophers a
2022-5-16 14:46
Skeleton of Ancient Woman Lying on Her Bronze Bed Found in Greece
Skeleton of Ancient Woman Lying on Her Bronze Bed Found in Greece
The female remains were found in Eordea,Greece. Credit: AMNAThe skeleton of a woman who lived in the 1st century BC lying on her bed was uncovered by Greek archaeologists recently near the city of Kozani, northern Greece.The discovery was made at a Public
2022-5-16 14:33
Ancient Greek Necropolis in Croatia Dates Back to Fourth Century AD
Ancient Greek Necropolis in Croatia Dates Back to Fourth Century AD
Remains and jars just found in a necropolis on the Croatian island of Hvar date back to the fifth or fourth century AD when Greeks living in the Roman Empire resided in the area. Credit: Facebook/Kantharos HvarThe gardens of a seventeenth-century Croatian
2022-5-16 14:28
Pompeii Skeleton Proves Greek Culture Was Thriving in Ancient Rome
Pompeii Skeleton Proves Greek Culture Was Thriving in Ancient Rome
The skeleton was discovered in Pompeii. Credit: Pompeii Archaeological ParkA skeleton discovered recently in Pompeii, the Roman city which was completely destroyed after the eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 AD, proves that Greek culture was thriving
2022-5-16 14:22
A Drought May Be Behind the “Bronze Age Collapse”
A Drought May Be Behind the “Bronze Age Collapse”
Lion’s Gate, Mycenae. The Mycenaean Civilization was destroyed during the Bronze Age Collapse. Credit: Andreas Trepte/CC-BY-SA-2.5Archaeologists and historians have long debated the cause of the “Bronze Age Collapse,” or the period when multiple, distinct
2022-5-16 14:17
Ancient Roman pottery workshop discovered in Egypt
Ancient Roman pottery workshop discovered in Egypt
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered an ancient Roman pottery workshop.
2022-5-13 17:57
Mysterious ceramic jars may actually be 900-year-old Crusader hand grenades
Mysterious ceramic jars may actually be 900-year-old Crusader hand grenades
Chemical analysis revealed the explosive ingredients used to make them.
2022-5-13 17:53
Medieval cargo ship unexpectedly found during construction work in Estonia
Medieval cargo ship unexpectedly found during construction work in Estonia
The powerful Hanseatic League may have owned this ship.
2022-5-13 17:48
Ancient people in India may have buried their dead in giant stone jars
Ancient people in India may have buried their dead in giant stone jars
The immense stone jars may be linked to mysterious containers found in Laos.
2022-4-19 11:54

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