4th-century A.D. mosaic floor found in Leicester

Published on February 22nd, 2017 | by admin

A 1,500-year-old Roman mosaic floor has been discovered in Leicester’s city centre. “It’s been a long time since we’ve found a large, well-preserved mosaic in Leicester “Stylistically, we believe it dates to the early fourth century [&hellip... Read More

Heidelberg Castle digitally reconstructed

Published on February 22nd, 2017 | by admin

Heidelberg Castle in Germany has been digitally reconstructed using photographs, drawings and surveys of the ruins. Germany’s Heidelberg Castle has been digitally reconstructed to show what it would have looked like before it was destroyed by [&hellip... Read More

Rock art sites found in Tibet

Published on February 21st, 2017 | by admin

Eight ancient rock art sites have been found by researchers working in Tibet. “Our bureau will now propose to higher cultural relics units that measures be taken to protect the petroglyphs.” He said preservation was essential [&hellip... Read More

Neolithic house found in Abu Dhabi

Published on February 21st, 2017 | by admin

The foundations of a 7,500-year-old three-room home has been found on an island off the coast of Abu Dhabi. “This style of architecture is unique for this period and has never been found before in the [&hellip... Read More

Tomb of Royal Scribe found in Luxor

Published on February 17th, 2017 | by admin

The 3,000-year-old tomb of the royal scribe Userhat has been discovered in Luxor. “While cleaning the area above the ‘rump’ to the forecourt, we found a hole,” Kondo told Seeker. After entering the hole, he and [&hellip... Read More

12,000-year-old prostate stones discovered in Sudan

Published on February 16th, 2017 | by admin

The 12,000-year-old remains of a man who suffered from prostate stones has been found in Sudan. The stones, as large as walnuts, were found in 2013 in the pelvic area of an adult male in a [&hellip... Read More

Roman shipwreck found near Balearic islands

Published on February 15th, 2017 | by admin

The wreckage of an 1,800-year-old Roman ship has been found near the Balearic islands. “As far as we know, this is the first time that a completely unaltered wreck has been found in Spanish waters,” says [&hellip... Read More

38,000-year-old engraving found in France

Published on February 15th, 2017 | by admin

An engraving of an aurochs, dating back 38,000 years, has been found at the Abri Blanchard rock shelter in southwestern France. Scrawled with the image of an aurochs (an extinct species of cattle) and dozens of [&hellip... Read More

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