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The oldest rune stone discovered by Norwegian archaeologists

The flat, square block of brownish sandstone has carved scribbles that may be the earliest example of words recorded in written form in Scandinavia. The Oslo Museum of Cultural History said the find is...

A 4,000-year-old polished stone goldsmith’s toolkit has been discovered in a grave next to Stonehenge

The artefacts were buried in a Bronze Age grave in the Wiltshire village of Upton Lovell and were first discovered in 1801. Polished stones found near Stonehenge may have been part of a 4,000-year-old goldsmith's...

Chemical analysis confirmed the site of death of the XIX Roman legion

German scientists conducted a chemical analysis of artifacts found at the site of the probable death of Roman troops during the battle in the Teutoburg Forest in the ninth year of our era. Research...

First whole statue discovered during the excavations of the ancient city of Aizanoi, Central Turkey

During the ongoing winter excavations at the ancient city of Aizanoi in Kutahya (Western Anatolia Region), archaeologists have come across some exciting artifacts. Excavations are being carried out at the Penkalas stream, the agora and...

Where is the biblical Goliath buried?

Perhaps where Jesus was crucified Biblical scholars raised a curious theory - Golgotha ​​(which means forehead place and skull), the hill on which Christ was crucified, is also the place of David's famous battle with...

Animal bones and food remains of the ancient Romans have been found under the Colosseum

A year-long study of the drainage system beneath Rome's Colosseum revealed bone fragments of bears and big cats. The animals were probably used for fighting or as prey in hunting games in the ancient...

Sponsian did exist, although historians had denied it

We are more likely to question events that will happen in the future than those in the past. However, it turns out that the course of history can change and "new" personalities enter it...

3 ships found at the bottom of the Baltic Sea

3 ships found at the bottom of the Baltic Sea Vessels look as if they have "just been abandoned" Danish researchers have discovered three well-preserved shipwrecks in the Baltic Sea, which are estimated to be more...

The secret tomb of the Thracian king with the moccasins from Malomirovo – Zlatinitsa in Bulgaria

• The Golden Wreath made with technology from the future • A dog of an unknown breed guards the king's grave • The  earliest imported silk in Europe When in the early afternoon of July 20, 2005,...

A shrine in an Egyptian temple preserves evidence of unknown rituals

Archaeologists have discovered a temple in a late Roman port on the Red Sea. It turned out that rituals were performed there that neither the Romans nor the Egyptians knew. Archaeologists from the Autonomous...

Medieval Divorce by Battle: Guaranteed ’til death do us part’

Divorce is a subject that has provided endless material for writers of drama and comedy throughout the ages, from Euripides to Shakespeare to today's bestseller list. When Kenneth Hodges, an English professor at the...

Turkey: Police rescue 3,000-year-old bull statue in Cappadocia

Police seized a priceless 3,000-year-old bull statue and arrested four criminals. This happened during a special operation carried out in Cappadocia, in the Avanos district, Nevshehir city. According to the statement from the governor's office,...

Discovery may lead to Cleopatra’s lost tomb

A tunnel was discovered under the "Great Tomb of Osiris". A tunnel has been discovered under the ancient Egyptian temple Taposiris Magna, or "Great Tomb of Osiris", which may lead to the long-lost tomb of...

Was the sarcophagus of the Gorgon Medusa located in the Basilica Cistern?

Nestled beneath the winding streets of Istanbul, just 149 meters from Hagia Sophia, lies an ancient cistern that may have been the final resting place of the gorgon Medusa, Ancient Origins reports. The Basilica...

We have been drinking milk since the Stone Age

Although the consumption of milk became common, it was not universally accepted by the early farmers An international team of scientists from the University of Bristol has found evidence of milk consumption by adults as...

The exact place of the grave of St. Nicholas found

A team of archaeologists has discovered the exact location of the tomb of Saint Nicholas, also known as "Santa Claus", at the Church of Saint Nicholas in Mira, Demre district in the southern Mediterranean...

Scientists have discovered in Egypt the most ancient map of the starry sky

It is a work of the ancient Greek astronomer Hipparchus of Nicaea European scientists discovered in a medieval manuscript from the Egyptian Orthodox monastery "Saint Catherine" a fragment of a map of the starry sky,...

Polish archaeologists with a new curious discovery in the Nove fortress

A first-century Roman refrigerator has been found In the last few decades, archaeologists from Bulgaria and Poland have been excavating the site where the Roman legionary fortress Nove once stood. The ruins of the fortress...

Archaeologists have discovered a “female vampire” with a sickle around her neck and a padlock on her leg in Poland

Archaeologists have discovered a grave of a "female vampire" from the 17th century in Poland. An iron sickle lay around the neck of the deceased, and a padlock was on the big toe of...

A US court has rejected a Guelph Treasure claim brought by heirs of Jewish merchants

The treasure of the Guelphs is on display in the Berlin Museum of Decorative Arts A US court has awarded victory to a major German cultural institution in a long-running battle with the heirs of...

An American museum returned to Greece a precious exhibit stolen by the WWI Bulgarian army

Washington, USA 30 Aug 2022, 03:53 Author: BLITZ It was seized from a Greek monastery during the First World War The Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., which is working to restore trust by returning...

Code [Collection of Laws] of Lipit-Ishtar

Legal code from about 1870 B.C. written in the Sumerian language. It predates the long-known Hamurabi law code, now in the Louvre, by more than a century, and for its interest in the history...

Scientists have revealed the composition of ancient Roman wine

Scientists from Italy and France examined the wall coverings of three amphorae in July and found that ancient Roman winemakers used local grapes and their flowers while importing resin and spices from other regions...

Sacrificed bronze human organs have been found in a Roman sanctuary

Archaeologists have excavated an ancient sanctuary located near geothermal springs in the Italian municipality of San Casciano dei Bani. Researchers managed to find more than three thousand coins, as well as sacrificial bronze artifacts...

A unique tomb of an Egyptian general discovered

During archaeological excavations, scientists unearthed the secret tomb of an ancient Egyptian general who led an army of foreign mercenaries. Archaeologists were disappointed to find that the sarcophagus had been opened and the Wahbire-merry-Neith mummy...
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