Hellenistic temple found in Jordan

Published on September 22nd, 2017 | by admin

A Hellenistic temple has been found in Umm Qais, 75 miles north of Amman. The temple dates from the Hellenistic era (332 BC to 63 BC) and was later reused during the Roman, Byzantine and Islamic [&hellip... Read More

Parts of Greenwich Palace unearthed in London

Published on September 21st, 2017 | by admin

Construction work in London has uncovered two rooms in the Tudor palace where Henry VIII was born. Two rooms from the grand palace – comparable in scale and grandeur to Hampton Court. A floor featuring lead-glazed [&hellip... Read More

Ancient Roman villa undergoes excavation in Sicily

Published on September 21st, 2017 | by admin

Portions of a Roman villa found on the island of Sicily are offering new insights into daily life in the region 2,000 years ago. According to the university, the new walls and floor levels, staircase and [&hellip... Read More

Ptolemaic-era tombs unearthed in Egypt

Published on September 20th, 2017 | by admin

Three rock-cut tombs dating back to the Ptolemaic era have been found in Upper Egypt. Ashmawy describes the discovery as “very important” because it reveals more secrets from the El-Kamil El-Sahrawi archaeological site. During previous excavation [&hellip... Read More

Early Islamic house found in Jordan

Published on September 20th, 2017 | by admin

The remains of an Islamic period house has been found in the city of Jerash in Jordan. The ancient house was likely undergoing a remodel when, on Jan. 18, 749, the massive earthquake struck Jerash, located [&hellip... Read More

106-year-old edible fruitcake found in Antarctica

Published on September 19th, 2017 | by admin

A 106-year-old fruitcake belonging to famed explorer Robert Falcon Scott has been found in Antarctica. Although the tin was rusted, the team said the cake was in “excellent condition” and smelled edible. The New Zealand-based trust [&hellip... Read More

Circular wall found in Peru

Published on September 19th, 2017 | by admin

Archaeologists working in Peru have uncovered a 3,000-year-old circular wall in the suburbs of Cusco. Experts from the Decentralized Culture Directorate of Cusco (DDCC) have unearthed architectural ruins dating back over 3,000 years in Marcavalle archaeological [&hellip... Read More

Viking ring fortress confirmed by remote-sensing technology

Published on September 15th, 2017 | by admin

Remote-sensing technology has been employed to confirm the existence of a 10th-century Viking fortress in Denmark. The Borgring fortress is an incredibly accurate circular shape, measuring about 150 metres in diameter. It is the first of [&hellip... Read More

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