Hoard of coins found in English cave

Published on July 17th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A collection of coins from the Late Iron Age and the Roman Republic have been found in a cave in Derbyshire. A precious hoard of Roman and Late Iron Age coins has been discovered in a ... Read More


Five skeletons found at Roman villa in England

Published on July 16th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Five skeletons have been unearthed at a late-Roman Villa in north Dorset. It’s thought the remains, which date back to the mid-4th century, could belong to three generations of the same family who owned the villa. ... Read More


Jade casket found in northern China

Published on July 16th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A farmer plowing a field in Hebei,China has unearthed a small jade casket containing relics of a prominent Hinayana Buddhist. A farmer accidentally found a cushion-sized “stone” when he was ploughing fields in the historic site ... Read More


11th Dynasty Egyptian chapel discovered

Published on July 15th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A chapel belonging to King Mentuhotep that dates back to the 11th Dynasty has been would on the west bank of the Nile in Sohag, Egypt. Ali El-Asfar, head of the ancient Egyptian Section at the ... Read More


Remains of palace found opposite the Taj Mahal

Published on July 15th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of a summer palace has been found at the Mehtab Bagh garden located opposite from the Taj Mahal. “The remains of the baradari-like structure have been found just opposite the Taj Mahal which strengthens ... Read More


Gallic tomb containing chariot found in northern France

Published on July 14th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Road construction in northern France has uncovered a Gallic wood-lined tomb that contains a chariot. Starting on 3 June for a three week period, archaeologists and an anthropologist have been working to uncover this chariot tomb. ... Read More


Medieval dwellings found in Rome’s Colosseum

Published on July 14th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Excavations in the Colosseum in Rome have led to the discovery of late Medieval dwellings. Archaeologists from Roma Tre University and students from the American University of Rome unearthed evidence showing that ordinary Romans lived within ... Read More

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Meteorite fragment found in Mesolithic home

Published on July 11th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A fragment of a meteorite has been found in the remains of a Mesolithic home in Poland which dates back 9,000 years. “The meteorite was brought to the shelter as a special object, +not of this ... Read More

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