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Greek temple for Demeter and Persephone found in Bulgaria

An ancient Greek temple dedicated to the goddess Demeter and her daugher Persephone has been found near the Black Sea in Bulgaria. Panayotova explained that the figurines and ceramics found in a concentrated spot are clear evidence of the cult for Demeter and Persephone. "We have come across pieces before but this

Moabite temple found in Jordan

A 3,000-year-old Moabite temple has been unearthed in Jordan. Archaeologists in Jordan have unearthed a 3,000-year-old Iron Age temple with a trove of figurines of ancient deities and circular clay vessels used for religious rituals, officials said Wednesday. The head of the Jordanian Antiquities Department, Ziad al-Saad, said the sanctuary

Thracian temple found in Turkey

Excavations at Heraion-Teikhos in western Turkey have turned up a Thracian temple at the city's acropolis. The temple, belonging to the ancient Thracian civilization, was thought to have disappeared in a fire that occurred in 2 BC. The continuing work at the temple has revealed many interesting artworks thus far,

13th century inscriptions found in Indian temple

Inscriptions dating back to the Pandya and Nayak periods have been found in an ancient temple in southern India. The inscriptions date back to the period of Sundara Pandiyan (1212-1239), Jatavarman Kulasekara Pandiyan-II (1237AD)-to Veerapandiyan (1253-74) and Nayak period (1782AD) said a team of epigraphists who recently found the etchings

Veetrirundha Perumal temple murals to be restored

Neglect has caused damage over time to the murals of the Veetrirundha Perumal temple in India, which dates back to 850 A.D. Now the temple is set to be restored. From the ground below, it is not visible. As you clamber up what looks like a tall mound, the villagers

Greek temple found with assembly instructions

A 6th century B.C. Greek temple-style building has been found in Italy, complete with instructions on how to put it together. Each stone component bears identification symbols showing how they fit together, just like a bed or book case produced by the Swedish low-cost furniture manufacturer. The symbols would have

First century Roman sculpture fragments found

Fragments of a Roman sculpture showing a man's face and torso have been found in central Macedonia. The discoveries, found at the temple building which has been undergoing archaeological excavations, are rare and important, as they will shed light on the life of people during that period, archaeologist Silvana Blahzevska,

Roman temple found in Nottinghamshire, England

Building remains found in Nottinghamshire, England, may belong to an unknown Roman temple. Excavations on the Minster C of E School site in Southwell between September 2008 and May 2009 revealed walls, ditches and ornate stones. The team analysing the finds said the shape and quality of the remains suggest