Palace of Odysseus found on Ithaca island

Published on August 24th, 2010 | by Admin

Archaeologists in Greece has found the ruins of a three-level palace which they say matches the description of Odysseus’ palace in Homer’s Odyssey. Greek archaeologists have claimed they have found the palace of Odysseus during excavations [&hellip... Read More

Ancient wall found near Temple of Apollo

Published on August 24th, 2010 | by Admin

An ancient wall, which may belong to another temple dedicated to Artemis, has been found at the Apollo Temple in Turkey. Didyma’s Culture and Tourism Ministry representative Ferhan Büyükyörük said that during work this year the [&hellip... Read More

Dinosaur bones found in sewer

Published on August 24th, 2010 | by Admin

A cache of dinosaur bones have been found during the construction of a sewer in Edmonton, Alberta. “Any find like this at a new location adds information to our growing data set,” said Mr Neuman. “It [&hellip... Read More

Roman inscriptions found at Pompeiopolis

Published on August 23rd, 2010 | by Admin

Inscriptions referring to religious festivals attended by Roman emperors have been found at Pompeiopolis in northern Turkey. New inscriptions have been unearthed during excavations at the ancient city of Pompeiopolis, in Ta?köprü in the northern province [&hellip... Read More

Slave village uncovered at Civil War battlefield

Published on August 23rd, 2010 | by Admin

Ground-penetrating radar has been used to uncover a slave village on the Monocacy National Battlefield’s Best Farm. Through other advanced remote sensing surveys, as well as labor-intensive shovel work completed since June, the excavation team had [&hellip... Read More

2,000-year-old shipwreck found off Sri Lankan coast

Published on August 23rd, 2010 | by Admin

A ship has been located which sunk off the coast of Sri Lanka over 2,000 years ago. Archaeologist Sanath Karunarathne says it is believed that the newly found ship is older than 2,000 years. Historical items [&hellip... Read More

Stunning cave paintings restored in Petra

Published on August 23rd, 2010 | by Admin

Artworks hidden under 2,000 years of soot and grime in Petra, Jordan, have been restored. Spectacular 2,000-year-old Hellenistic-style wall paintings have been revealed at the world heritage site of Petra through the expertise of British conservation [&hellip... Read More

Member of Shackleton’s crew snuck sips of whisky

Published on August 23rd, 2010 | by Admin

Remember the story last week about the crate of hundred-year-old whiskey uncovered in the Antarctic ice at Ernest Shackleton’s base camp? Apparently one of his crew was sneaking sips! The Mackinlay’s whisky crate was frozen solid but the [&hellip... Read More

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