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Mosaic floor unearthed in Turkey

Published on November 23rd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A luxurious mosaic floor has been found in the ancient Roman city of Doliche in Turkey. Münster classical scholars discovered invaluable ancient Syrian mosaics and buildings and are excavating one of the few sites that are ... Read More

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Neolithic settlement found in Wales

Published on November 20th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A Neolithic site that was in use for more than 1,000 years has been found on an island off the coast of Wales. Cat continued: “So far we can tell from the finds that people were ... Read More


Mesolithic dwelling found near Stonehenge

Published on November 20th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A Stone Age dwelling has been found a mile away from Stonehenge in England. The ground-breaking discovery of a Stone Age “eco” home – the oldest sign of settlement yet found in the Stonehenge landscape – ... Read More


Viking coins found in Denmark

Published on November 19th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A cache of Viking-era coins have been found by a metal detectorist in Denmark. The discovery – which consists of rare silver treasure dating back to the Viking era – was made when Robert Hemming Poulsen ... Read More


22 ancient shipwrecks found in Greek waters

Published on November 19th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

22 ancient shipwrecks have been located and mapped near Greece’s Fourni archipelago. Hailed as one of the top archaeological finds of 2015, the discovery was made by a joint Greek-American archaeological expedition in the small Fourni ... Read More


Bronze Age warrior’s tomb found in Greece

Published on November 18th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

The tomb of a wealth warrior buried with more than 1,400 artifacts has been found in Pylos, Greece. On the floor of the grave lay the skeleton of an adult male, stretched out on his back. ... Read More


Healing temple excavated in Greece

Published on November 18th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists in Greece have excavated a healing temple dedicated to Asclepius, the god of medicine. An ancient Greek healing temple has been excavated by archaeologists, who recovered huge statues and were able to reconstruct the architecture ... Read More


8,000-year-old hazelnut shells found in Scotland

Published on November 17th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of hazelnuts eaten 8,000 years ago by people living on the Isle of of Skye. Dan Lee, lifelong learning and outreach archaeologist at UHI, said: “We have found lots of fragments ... Read More