Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority have discovered a large ceramic jar that is 3,000-year-old. On they found the name ‘Eshbaal Ben Beda’ inscribed – Eshbaal is a figure mentioned in the Bible as the son of King Saul.
In the years 58–51 B.C. Gaul was conquered and added to the Roman state. For the first time in history tribal groups in North-western Europe were confronted with the violent expansion of an empire.
Archaeologists working Israel’s capital city Tel Aviv have discovered pieces of ancient Egyptian beer-brewing pottery dating back to over 5,000 years ago.
A building thought to be where Mary and Joseph raised Jesus has been found by an archaeologist from the University of Reading. While…
The first scientific evidence of frankincense being used in Roman burial rites in Britain has been uncovered by a team of archaeological scientists led by the University of Bradford.
Archaeologists from the University of Aberdeen’s Northern Picts project and National Museums Scotland have unearthed a hoard of Late Roman and Pictish silver buried in a field in Aberdeenshire.
By combining an analysis of written artifacts with a study of skeletal remains, Stanford postdoctoral scholar Anne Austin is creating a detailed picture of care and medicine in the ancient world.
Gladiators mostly ate a vegetarian diet, and were referred to as ‘hordearii’ which means barley eaters’.
A team of Greek and international divers and archaeologists has retrieved stunning new finds from an ancient Greek ship that sank more than 2,000 years ago off the remote island of Antikythera. The rescued antiquities include tableware, ship components, and a giant bronze spear that would have belonged to a life-sized warrior statue.