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Ancient chariots found in Bronze Age burial

Published on July 10th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A Bronze Age burial chamber containing two oxen-pulled chariots has been found in south Caucasus. The burial site, which would’ve been intended for a chief, dates back over 4,000 years to a time archaeologists call the ... Read More


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Roman-era amphitheatre found in Turkey

Published on July 9th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The walls and entrance to a Roman-era amphitheatre have been found in Izmir, Turkey. The remains of the theater, which is thought to have held a capacity of 16,000 people, has characteristics of the Roman era ... Read More


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18th-century weapons recovered from Alexandria harbour

Published on July 9th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

French weapons from the 18th century have been recovered from the waters in Alexandria’s eastern port. The find includes a collection of guns, pistols and cannons that were once onboard a French boat named Le Patriot, ... Read More


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Roman gold coin found at Vindolanda

Published on July 8th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A rare Roman gold coin has been found at Vindolanda, a Roman auxiliary fort just south of Hadrian’s Wall in northern England. Described as being “well-worn”, the confirmed aureus bears the image of the Emperor Nero, ... Read More


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Roman military encampment found in Austria

Published on July 8th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Utilizing ground-penetrating radar and aerial photos, researchers working in Austria have found what is thought to be the earliest Roan military encampment in the area. The discovery of the extensive military camp, that is believed to ... Read More


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Did Stonehenge’s stones make sounds?

Published on July 7th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A group of researchers in London are hypothesizing that Stonehenge’s stones may have been chosen because of the sounds they produce when struck. Researchers from the Royal College of Art in London have found that some ... Read More


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Tiahuanaco tombs found in Peru

Published on July 7th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists working in the Tambo Valley in Peru have discovered three tombs from the Tiahuanaco culture that date back between 600-800 A.D. El Comercio reports that a team of archaeologists from Wroclaw University and Poland and ... Read More


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45,000-year-old artifacts found in Australian cave

Published on July 3rd, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Artifacts have been found at the Ganga Maya Cave in Western Australia date that back more than 45,000 years. Asked if the cave could be the site of the earliest human settlement, she said: “We have ... Read More


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