TRACES OF ROMAN ENGINEERING FOUND IN ANCIENT PORT TOWN

TRACES OF ROMAN ENGINEERING FOUND IN ANCIENT PORT TOWN

Traces of Roman engineering found in ancient port town Some two millennia ago, Lechaion, one of the ports of the ancient city of Corinth, occupied a special place on the map of southern Greece. It was a strategic point that easily connected to a number…

EIGHT-YEAR-OLD SWEDISH-AMERICAN GIRL PULLS PRE-VIKING ERA SWORD FROM LAKE

EIGHT-YEAR-OLD SWEDISH-AMERICAN GIRL PULLS PRE-VIKING ERA SWORD FROM LAKE

Eight-year-old Swedish-American girl pulls pre-Viking era sword from lake An 8- year – old girl on vacation with her family discovered a  pre – Viking Era Sword in a Swedish lake, leading to locals jokingly naming her the “Queen of Sweden.” The ancient artifact was…

LONDON: CROSSRAIL DIG UNEARTHS 13,000 VICTORIAN JAM JARS

LONDON: CROSSRAIL DIG UNEARTHS 13,000 VICTORIAN JAM JARS

London: Crossrail dig unearths 13,000 Victorian jam jars When the London Archeology Museum (MOLA) investigated the site of a proposed new London train station, they did not expect to find a stash of over 13,000 smashed pickling pots and jam jars dating back to the…

DENMARK BARBARIAN BATTLE: ARCHAEOLOGISTS JUST DISCOVERED THE MANGLED REMAINS

DENMARK BARBARIAN BATTLE: ARCHAEOLOGISTS JUST DISCOVERED THE MANGLED REMAINS

Denmark barbarian battle: Archaeologists Just Discovered the Mangled Remains A ragtag troop of about 400 Germanic tribesmen marched into battle in Denmark about 2,000 years ago against a mysterious adversary and were slaughtered to the last man. Or at least that’s the story their bones tell.…

MEDIEVAL VILLAGE UNEARTHED IN DENMARK

MEDIEVAL VILLAGE UNEARTHED IN DENMARK

Lost medieval village discovered in Denmark Traces of three courtyards surrounded by a ditch marks out an area, which archaeologists have interpreted as the center of a village dating back to the Middle Ages in Tollerup, East Denmark. Historical sources suggest that the farms belonged…

ANCIENT ROME — CONSTRUCTION WORKERS FIND RARE INTACT ROMAN TOMB

ANCIENT ROME — CONSTRUCTION WORKERS FIND RARE INTACT ROMAN TOMB

Construction Workers Find Rare Intact Roman Tomb It is a rare day when archeologists find an ancient burial that has not been destroyed by natural processes, ravaged by war, or plundered by hunters of artifacts. It is why King Tut’s untouched tomb was so significant…

ARCHAEOLOGICAL REPORT ON FINDINGS FROM ROMAN FORT AT HADRIAN’S WALL

ARCHAEOLOGICAL REPORT ON FINDINGS FROM ROMAN FORT AT HADRIAN’S WALL

An archaeological report on findings from Roman fort at Hadrian’s Wall Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum—A new archaeological report hailed as the definitive full account of the excavations of Hadrian’s Wall at its eastern end has just been published. Hadrian’s Wall at Wallsend is written…

7,000-YEAR-OLD NATIVE AMERICAN BURIAL SITE FOUND OFF FLORIDA

7,000-YEAR-OLD NATIVE AMERICAN BURIAL SITE FOUND OFF FLORIDA

7,000-year-old Native American burial site found off Florida The site was discovered by an amateur diver who was looking for shark teeth but stumbled on an ancient jawbone. Archeologist Ryan Duggins noticed a worn – down molar tooth attached to the jawbone in a picture…

Undisturbed 2,000-Year-Old Roman Shipwreck Discovered In Cyprus

Undisturbed 2,000-Year-Old Roman Shipwreck Discovered In Cyprus

Undisturbed 2,000-Year-Old Roman Shipwreck Discovered In Cyprus From the 8th century B.C. in the classical age. Roman ports dominated the Mediterranean Sea coasts until the sixth century A.D. Before its notorious collapse in the third century the Roman Empire – which was famous for trade…

Viking longhouse discovered downtown Reykjavík to be on display in a new settlement exhibition

Viking longhouse discovered downtown Reykjavík to be on display in a new settlement exhibition

Researchers and archeologists found something quite wonderful in Iceland a little while ago in an archeological dig. The team was digging under a parking lot by Lækjargata Street in downtown Reykjavik when they found one of the largest Viking longhouses ever discovered in Iceland.  The…