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Ancient helmet worn by soldier in the Greek-Persian wars found in Israel
Ancient helmet worn by soldier in the Greek-Persian wars found in Israel
A well-preserved ancient Greek helmet likely worn by a soldier during a war with the Persians has been found in Haifa Harbor in Israel.The 2,500-year-old helmet was found by a Dutch ship in 2007 and was turned over to the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA
2021-3-23 18:05
When unfolded, these ancient gold foil figures reveal embracing couples
When unfolded, these ancient gold foil figures reveal embracing couples
Archaeologists in Sweden have discovered nearly two dozengoldfoil figures that have engravings of couples embracing each other.The figures, which date back about 1,300 years, were found in the remains of a great hall on a platform mound, a human-made stru
2021-3-23 17:57
Scientists unlock the 'Cosmos' on the Antikythera Mechanism, the world's first computer
Scientists unlock the 'Cosmos' on the Antikythera Mechanism, the world's first computer
Scientists may have finally made a complete digital model for the Cosmos panel of a 2,000-year-old mechanical device called theAntikythera mechanismthat's believed to be the world's first computer.First discovered in a Roman-era shipwreck by Greek sponge
2021-3-23 17:23
Celtic god or 1980s hockey player? Ancient deity statue wears a mullet and mustache
Celtic god or 1980s hockey player? Ancient deity statue wears a mullet and mustache
Business in the front, party in the back.
2021-3-3 15:59
2,000-year-old chariot unearthed at Pompeii
2,000-year-old chariot unearthed at Pompeii
It was the 'Lamborghini' of its day.
2021-3-3 14:09
Mummy with a gold tongue found in Egypt
Mummy with a gold tongue found in Egypt
Could they speak to the gods?
2021-2-18 17:19
Headless statues of a woman and her servant discovered at ancient Greek burial site
Headless statues of a woman and her servant discovered at ancient Greek burial site
Two headless statues discovered at an ancient Greek burial site depict a dead woman in a seated position and possibly her servant.(Image credit: Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports)Headless statues of a dead woman and her servant have been found in an an
2021-2-18 17:08
African trade routes sketched out by mediaeval beads
African trade routes sketched out by mediaeval beads
The chemical composition of glass beads and their morphological characteristics can reveal where they come from. Archaeologists analyzed glass beads found at rural sites in Mali and Senegal from between the 7th and 13th centuries AD. The scientists demons
2021-1-28 17:38
Discovery of 66 new Roman Army sites shows more clues about one of the empire
Discovery of 66 new Roman Army sites shows more clues about one of the empire
The discovery of dozens of new Roman Army sites thanks to remote sensing technology has revealed more about one of the empire's most infamous conflicts.
2021-1-28 17:34
Burial practices point to an interconnected early Medieval Europe
Burial practices point to an interconnected early Medieval Europe
Changes in Western European burial practices spread rapidly during the 6th - 8th centuries AD, providing strong evidence that early Medieval Europe was a well-connected place with a shared culture.
2021-1-28 17:31
2,500-year-old temple to Greek love goddess unearthed in Turkey
2,500-year-old temple to Greek love goddess unearthed in Turkey
The Greek goddess of love and fertility had a popular cult at the time.
2021-1-28 17:25
How do scientists figure out how old things are?
How do scientists figure out how old things are?
How does dating (scientifically speaking) work?
2021-1-28 17:21
Europe's earliest form of money found and it's a bunch of rings and axes
Europe's earliest form of money found and it's a bunch of rings and axes
Objects from the early Bronze Age in Europe may represent one of the oldest forms of currency.
2021-1-28 17:05
6,500 medieval coins and rare gold rings unearthed in Polish cornfield
6,500 medieval coins and rare gold rings unearthed in Polish cornfield
The hoard may include a princess's gold ring.(Image: © Adam Kędzierski)A medieval hoard brimming with silver ingots, gold rings and thousands of silver coins was recently discovered in a Polish cornfield by an archaeologist, with the hel
2021-1-28 16:56
Puppy and toddler found in 2,000-year-old burial
Puppy and toddler found in 2,000-year-old burial
The ancient puppy's collar had a bell on it.
2021-1-28 16:46

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