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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...

Scientists have finally deciphered a mysterious ancient script

A team of European scientists, led by French archaeologist François Desset, has managed to decipher one of the great mysteries: linear Elamite script - a little-known writing system used in present-day Iran, writes Smithsonian...

The most visited brothel is in Pompeii

Over 2 million visitors a year pass through the dark rooms of one of Pompeii's brothels. No, this is not a joke, but reality. Although in this case it is not at all a...

Stone statue found in Transnistria, which is 500 years older than the pyramids

Archaeologists of the Pridnestrovian State University discovered the oldest stone sculpture in the Northern Black Sea region in the Slobodzeya region. According to preliminary data, it is from 4.5 to 5 thousand years old. In...

Prolonged drought led to social tensions and the collapse of Mayapan

Scientists conducted an interdisciplinary study of materials from the city of Mayapan, the largest political capital of the Maya of the postclassic period. They found that as long as rainfall in the region remained...

Queens of Egyptology

We have all heard the name Howard Carter and know that he is the discoverer of the famous tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypt. However, history knows no less colorful ladies who left an important...

The Vanished Tomb of Alexander the Great

One of the unsolved mysteries of antiquity is the time-worn tomb of Alexander the Great. His biographer Arrian / Arrian of Nicomedia, or Flavius ​​Arrian, is a Greek who lived in the Roman Empire,...

Tomb of a Mongol warrior with a horse, saber and arrows found in Transnistria

In the vicinity of the village of Glinoe, Slobodzeya region, Pridnestrovian archaeologists discovered the burial place of a noble Mongol warrior. His belonging to the highest military aristocracy is evidenced by a set of weapons...

A mysterious “Master of the Universe” from ancient Palmyra has finally been identified

An unknown god described in inscriptions from the ancient city of Palmyra, located in modern Syria, has long puzzled scientists. But now a researcher says she's cracked the case, Live Science reports. Palmyra has...

Treasure of gold Roman aureus buried in Britain before the Roman conquest

British archaeologist Adrian Marsden reported on the results of a study of a treasure found several years ago in Norfolk County. The most valuable finds were ten Roman gold coins - aureus, minted during...

Mythical treasures of the ship “San Jose” turned out to be real

Colombia, Spain and a Bolivian tribe dispute whose galleon and its riches sunk in the Caribbean sea At the end of May 1708, the Spanish galleon "San Jose" set sail from Panama for the homeland....

Archaeologists thaw a block of ice containing the remains of a warrior boy who lived 1,300 years ago

In the laboratory of the Bavarian Monuments Authority in Bamberg, scientists have begun thawing a block of ice containing remains from an elite 6th-century burial. The block was specially created by archaeologists using liquid...

Buried in three coffins made of gold, silver and steel: scientists continue the search for the tomb of Attila

The famous ancient military leader died at the age of 58 on his wedding night, after marrying his new wife. The leader of the ancient tribe of the Huns, Attila, terrified the inhabitants of both...

Lying in a mound with a naked concubine: scientists showed a mummy that is 2.5 thousand years old

The mummy, which is more than two and a half thousand years old, has been kept in Novosibirsk for 30 years, reports  Alina Guritzkaya for Sibkray.ru. The body of a man was found by scientists...

1,600-year-old depictions of Old Testament heroines discovered in Israel

The earliest known depictions of two biblical heroines were recently discovered by a team of archaeologists at the ancient synagogue of Hukok in the Lower Galilee. The Huqoq Excavation Project is entering its 10th season....

Napoleon’s soldiers fertilized the fields of Britain

A Scottish archaeologist has proposed his hypothesis to explain the extremely small number of human remains on the battlefield of Waterloo. Duke of Wellington at the Battle of Waterloo. Painting by Robert Alexander Hillingford, second...

Archaeologists have discovered a 1300-year-old medieval ship

In the south of France, archaeologists have discovered a sunken 1300-year-old ship. It is reported by NBC News. Partial remains of an "extremely rare" vessel, 12 meters long, radiocarbon dated to between 680 and 720 BC....

Unique finds in the ruins of Sanxingdui in China stunned archaeologists

Archaeologists have made startling discoveries at the famous Sanxingdui ruins in southwest China's Sichuan province. It is reported by the Xinhua News Agency. A treasury of exquisite bronze, gold and jade items has been unearthed...

Terrifying archaeological find discovered in Northern Israel

Archaeological excavations at an ancient cemetery in Beit Shearim in the north of the country have unearthed an unusual tomb with a threatening warning written in Greek. The Israel Antiquities Authority, in collaboration with the...

To accompany their father in the underworld. Archaeologists find remains of Tutankhamun’s children

As it turned out, all this time the find was practically under the noses of the researchers - in the tomb of the pharaoh himself. Almost 100 years have passed since British archaeologists discovered the...

Orthodox activist ran into the authorities because of the Shigir idol

Orthodox activist Oksana Ivanova from Yekaterinburg is collecting signatures against the initiative of the city authorities to make the ancient Shigir idol a symbol of the city, reports ura.news. The appeal is planned to...

The giraffe’s ancient cousin loved to hit with his head

Giraffes were not always long-necked, but always preferred head-to-toe positions. Giraffes did not always have long necks, but they always preferred to hit their heads to maintain their position. Evidence of this is the discovery...

Illegal archaeology: a resident of Modiin stole 1,500 valuables of the ancient world from excavations

The Antiquities Authority is investigating a citizen who robbed excavation sites. The Antiquities Authority's Theft Prevention Unit is investigating a Modiin resident suspected of embezzling 1,500 valuable artifacts, including rare ancient coins. Details will be...
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