Posts Tagged ‘mosaic’

Does this Mosaic Prove Site is the Fabled Church of the Apostles?

Archaeologists from Israel and the United States claim they have unearthed the ruins of the long-lost Church of the Apostles . This famed religious building was said to have been built sometime in the fifth or sixth century AD in the ancient fishing village of Bethsaida in Palestine, on top of the foundation of the […]

The world’s oldest mosaic unearthed in Turkey?

World’s oldest mosaic unearthed in Turkey September 19, 2021 at 10:20 am WATCH: Discover the Islamic Arts Museum, Malaysia Show Comments Related Source

1,600-Year-Old Mosaic Pavement Unearthed in Central Israel to Be Placed on Display

The Israeli flag. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – A 1,600-year-old mosaic pavement that was uncovered recently in Yavne in central Israel will be placed on display at the city’s cultural center, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced on Monday. The project is a joint initiative of the IAA, the Yavne Municipality and the Israel Land […]

1,600-year-old mosaic chanced upon during development of neighbourhood in coastal Yavne

Browse > Home / News / 1,600-year-old mosaic chanced upon during development of neighbourhood in coastal Yavne April 26, 2021 by TPS Read on for article A 1,600-year-old mosaic was recently found during archaeological excavations in the coastal town of Yavne carried out prior to the development of a new neighbourhood. In recent years, the […]

Historic Roman Monastery and Stunning Mosaic Unearthed in Turkey

Recently, two unidentified men, conducting an illegal excavation, stumbled upon an invaluable piece of history in western Turkey. The robbers had inadvertently unearthed a rare mosaic that was once part of a Roman monastery, built nearly 1,500 years ago during the Byzantine era of the Roman Empire. As reported by the Anadolu Agency , a […]

2,000-Year-Old Mosaic from Caligula’s ‘Orgy Ship’ Goes from Coffee Table to Returned Relic

A valuable piece of mosaic flooring from one of Caligula’s ‘orgy ships’, so-called for the lavish sex parties he hosted on the boats, somehow found its way from the bottom of Lake Nemi to the Upper East Side in New York, and now it’s finally returned home in Italy. From Rome to New York and […]

New Date for Chedworth Roman Villa Mosaic Changes English History

Scientific dating methods occasionally rewrite history, and this is certainly the case at the UK Chedworth Roman villa. Using precise radiocarbon dating techniques, scientists have been able to verify the continued existence of Roman culture and civilization in Britain, decades after the crumbling Roman Empire ceded control of the region. According to the National Trust […]

Why This Village, Including Its Bank, Has NO Front Doors

Customer steps out of the bank which has no locks or doors Members of the Gade family proudly show off a stash of rupees kept in an unlocked tin barrel in their bedroom, despite their home not having a front door. In Shani Shingnapur village in Maharashtra, residents see little need for such security, thanks […]

This 12 Year Old Turned $20 Into A Charity With 5,000

“Stop!” yelled 4-year-old Joshua Williams as he sat in the booster seat in the back of his mother’s car as they were on the way to church one sunny day in Miami Beach, Florida. Joshua’s grandmother had just given him a $20 bill as a present, and he was busy imagining all the different ways […]

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