Ritual bath found in Jerusalem

Published on August 24th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A ritual bath dating back to the 1st-century A.D. has been found in an underground cave in Jerusalem. According to Royee Greenwald and Alexander Wiegmann, excavation directors on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority, “There is ... Read More


Neolithic figurine found in Bulgaria

Published on August 24th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A 7,500-year-old figurine has been been found at a Neolithic settlement in northeast Bulgaria. The female figurine is seen as especially intriguing because of detailed features – it has its hands on its waist, and its ... Read More


Monumental gate found at Philistine city

Published on August 21st, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A monumental entrance has been found at the site of a Philistine city thought to be Gath, the home of the Biblical giant Goliath. Prof. Maeir, of the Martin (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel Studies ... Read More


Petroglyphs found in Siberia may be country’s oldest

Published on August 20th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

10,000-year-old Petroglyphs found in Siberia’s Altai Mountains may be the country’s oldest rock are. A new expedition to the Ukok plateau, some 2,500 metres high in the Altai Mountains close to the modern-day Russian border with ... Read More


Cat paw prints found on Roman roof tiles

Published on August 20th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A cat’s paw prints have been found on a first-century Roman roof tile found in Gloucester, England. “When Romans made roof tiles they left the wet clay out to dry in the sun,” said a museum ... Read More


Medieval distillation vessel found in Bulgaria

Published on August 19th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A fragment of a distillation vessel used to make rakia has been found in Bulgaria. Bulgarian archaeologists recently discovered an 11th century fragment of a distillation vessel used for the production of the country’s traditional fruit ... Read More


Rooms filled with storage jars found at Tel Kabri

Published on August 19th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Three rooms filled with sotrage jars have been found at the 4,000-year-old site of Tel Kabri in Israel. A room full of clay storage jars, dubbed the “wine cellar,” had been found there in the last ... Read More


560,000-year-old human tooth found in France

Published on August 18th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

An adult tooth dating back more than half-a-million years has been found at Arago Cave in France. The tooth could be the oldest human remains found in France. It predates by 100,000 years the famous Tautavel ... Read More

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