Complete Roman fresco found in France

Published on July 27th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A complete Romain fresco dating back between 20-70 B.C. has been found in Arles, France. The fresco is unique as it is one of the only full murals that has been found outside Italy – others ... Read More


Viking longhouse found in central Reykjavik

Published on July 24th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Traces of A viking longhouse which date back 900 years, have been found in central Reykjavik. Archaeologists digging on Lækjargata in central Reykjavik were looking for traces of a farm cottage built in 1799 – and ... Read More


Pre-Dynastic tombs excavated in Egypt

Published on July 23rd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Four Pre-Dynastic tombs have been unearthed at Tel Al-Farkha, in Egypt. Eldamaty said three of the tombs are in a very poor condition and include child burials. Meanwhile the fourth tomb is in very good conservation ... Read More

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New geoglyphs discovered in Nazca, Peru

Published on July 23rd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

3D scanning technology has been used to reveal 24 additional geogylphs in Nazca, Peru, some of which date back between 400-200 B.C. Most of the lines are heavily eroded, making them difficult to make out with ... Read More


Bronze Age gold spirals unearthed in Denmark

Published on July 22nd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

2,000 Bronze Age spirals made out of gold have been found in a field in Denmark. The Danish National Museum announced on Wednesday that archaeologists have uncovered a trove of gold spirals that may have been ... Read More


American WWII artifacts sound on Salisbury Plain

Published on July 22nd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Items left behind my American troops who were training for the invasion into Nazi-occupied Europe have been found on Salisbury Plain. Among the finds were tins of cooking oil, bottles of sauce and “even what appeared ... Read More


Slave quarters unearthed at Maryland plantation

Published on July 21st, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of slave housing has been unearthed at Belvoir, an 19th-century plantation in Maryland. The original structure apparently contained a kitchen and was used by the slaves serving in the plantation house. “There was a ... Read More


Ancient Iberian peninsula diet was mostly plant-based

Published on July 21st, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Analysis of ancient human remains found in northwestern Spain suggest that the people who lived in the area between 1800 B.C. to 1600 B.C. ate a mostly plant-based diet. “There are no significant differences between individuals ... Read More