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Stone vessel workshop found in Galilee

A second workshop where vessels were carved out of chalkstone has been found in Lower Galilee. A rare workshop for the production of chalkstone vessels, dated to the Roman period, is currently being excavated at Reina in Lower Galilee, Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) reported. Excavations are unearthing a small cave in which

Ancient glass workshop found in Poland

A glass and metal workshop dating back 2,000 years has been found in south-central Poland. There is little evidence that glass was produced and processed in prehistory in the Polish territory. This type of activity flourished only in the Middle Ages. "Therefore, our findings are very important" - emphasised leader of

Bronze workshop found near Angkor Thom

A large bronze workshop has been found next to the ancient royal palace of Angkor Thom in Cambodia. The discovery of a sprawling bronze workshop found adjacent to the ancient Royal Palace of Angkor has gone a long way in solving the riddle. The significance of the site was first revealed

7,000-year-old tool workshop found in Bulgaria

A workshop used to make flint tools from 4800 B.C. has been found in Bulgaria. A “huge” workshop for flint tools dating back to the Late Chalcolithic, or about 4,500-4,200 years ago, has been discovered by Bulgarian archaeologists in archaeological excavations of a settlement mound near the town of Kamenovo, Razgrad

Celtic metal workshops excavated in France

Archaeologists are working to excavate Celtic metal workshops at a fortified settlement in central France. The aim of the excavation is to identify the building layout north of the main road in the area adjacent to the main gate of the oppidum. To date, archaeologists were able to identify workshops of

2,000-year-old mirror workshop found in China

A Han Dynasty mirror workshop has been found at the ancient city of Linzi in eastern China. According to Bai Yunxiang, deputy director of the archaeological institute of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, over 100 stone moulds, as well as foundry pits, wells and blastpipes have been unearthed at the

Infant bones found on ancient workshop floor

Archaeologists working at Poggio Civitate, an ancient settlement near Tuscany, Italy, have found the bones of babies scattered on the floor of a workshop that dates back to the 7th century B.C. The bones "were either simply left on the floor of the workshop or ended up in an area with

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