Browsing the "Construction" Tag

2,700-year-old farmhouse found in Israel

January 20th, 2016 | by Sevaan Franks

A 2,700-year-old farmhouse and a church which dates back 1,500 years has been found during excavations ahead of construction in


Rare Roman sarcophagus damaged in Israel

September 30th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Construction work in southern Israel has damaged a rare Roman sarcophagus found at the site. The 1,800-year-old stone coffin, which


18th-century village found in Montreal

August 17th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Construction crews working in Montreal have uncovered the 18th-century village of Sait-Henri-des-Tanneries. Until now, most of what was known about


Medieval wall found in East Midlands

June 23rd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Construction workers in England’s East Midlands have uncovered part of a medieval wall. Archaeologist, Leigh Brocklehurst, said: “Our initial excavation


Byzantine church found in Israel

June 22nd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of a large Byzantine-era church has been found during highway construction in Israel. The 16-meter-long (52 feet) church