Excavations on Mount Lykaion, a remote location overlooking the Peloponnese, and believed to be the birthplace of Zeus have revealed the skeleton of a teenager. Continue reading “Excavations in Greece reveal possible human sacrifice to Zeus.”
This site has reported on the ongoing story of the Nazi gold train apparently found buried near Wroclaw Poland over the last year, the mystery may now be on the verge of being solved.
Archaeologists in Northern Eastern Serbia excavating the Roman city of Viminacium have discovered two magical scrolls made of precious metal. Continue reading “Ancient Spells discovered in Serbia”
Workers building a new church in Casal Bernocchi, Italy have discovered a Roman bathhouse. Continue reading “Roman bathhouse discovered in Italy”
Excavations at a Mayan ruins of Xunantunich in Western Belize have led to the discovery of the largest Mayan tomb in the region in a century. Continue reading “Mayan Tomb discovered in Belize, largest in a Century”
While construction workers poured concrete at the planned Amba Aradam metro stop in Rome, an archaeologist just a few meters away uncovered a small bracelet which led to the discovery of the barracks located 9 metres below street level. Continue reading “Praetorian Guard barracks discovered”
MILAN, ITALY—Daniela Comelli of the Polytechnic University of Milan and her team conducted an analysis of the dagger found in the wrappings of Tutankhamun’s mummy by Howard Carter in 1925. Continue reading “Blade of Ancient Egyptian Dagger Analyzed”
Archaeologist Kostas Sismanidis announced the discovery of the likely resting place of Aristotle at an international conference at Thessaloniki on Thursday.
Inquisitive teen William Gadoury, has a deep fascination with ancient Maya, analysed 22 Mayan constellations and realised that the Mayans aligned their 117 cities with the positions of the stars.
While workers were digging a trench to lay some electrical cable for home owner Luke Irwin in Wiltshire, they discovered a Roman era mosaic floor which would lead to the discovery of one of Britain’s best preserved Roman villas.
A study by a team of researchers from the University of Auckland, the Max Planck Institute and Victoria University has concluded that the ritualistic killing of humans supported social stratification. Continue reading “Human sacrifice supported social stratification.”
Prior to this latest discovery, the only known viking settlement in North America was Newfoundland in Canada. Continue reading “Second North American Viking Settlement Discovered”
An important neolithic site has been discovered by archaeologists surveying the site for a new school. Continue reading “Largest ever Neolithic discovery on Anglesey”