Posts Tagged ‘unearthed’

Medieval Treasure Unearthed at ‘Internationally Important’ Woman’s Burial

A 1,300-year-old gold and gemstone necklace discovered in central England’s Northampton in the grave of an elite woman has been hailed as of ‘international importance’. Not just gold, but garnets and Roman coins both adorn the necklace, described as a ‘most significant’ find, with the entire assemblage of grave goods together called ‘The Harpole Treasure’, […]

An Abundance of Artifacts Unearthed at Falasarna Acropolis in Crete

Excavations at the acropolis in Falasarna (also Phalasarna) in the far west of Crete continue to produce rich archaeological bounty. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Ancient Places Europe Read Later  Source

Striking the Right Note – Rare Bone Flute Unearthed in Kent

A pre-development dig by Cotswold Archeology at Herne Bay in Kent, England, has uncovered evidence of settlement from the Bronze Age to the Roman period and again in the medieval period. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Etruscan Temple Unearthed In Shadow Of Tempio Grande, Vulci

A team of Italian archaeologists excavating at the ancient Etruscan city of Vulci has discovered a previously unknown of monumental temple near the legendary Tempio Grande sacred site. The ancient temple was built near the Tempio Grande (grand temple) at the archaeological site of the city of Vulci . Located about 80 kilometers (49.7 miles) […]

Rare Viking Treasure Hoard Unearthed In Sweden

Archaeologists in Sweden have unearthed a rare Viking treasure hoard. Found beneath what was a wooden floor, the collection of silver jewellery and coins tell a story of international trade almost one thousand years ago. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

“Supernatural” Bronze Age Gold Device Unearthed in Czech Republic

Last month a beet farmer in the Czech Republic uprooted an ornate Bronze Age gold artifact. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Unearthed US Gov’t Docs Reveal Feds Are Manipulating Hurricanes

Unearthed US Gov’t Docs Reveal Feds Are Manipulating HurricanesDate: October 14, 2022Author: Nwo Report Posted BY: NewsPunch Hurricane Ian battered Florida and South Carolina and the federal government responded by saying Ian “ends discussion” about man-made climate change. But does it really? Or are there more nefarious forces at work here? [embedded content] Hurricane Ian […]

Sassanid ruins unearthed in central Iran

TEHRAN–A team of Iranian archaeologists has unearthed portions of an ancient Sassanid structure during its excavations in the Davudabad region of Markazi province. “We have found the entrance and walls of a Sasanian building following one month of excavation,” ISNA quoted archaeologist Mohammedreza Nemati as saying on Monday. The surrounding fortifications comprise two parallel thick […]

17th Century Vampire Grave Unearthed in Poland

Vampire tales are normally associated with Transylvania. This mysterious Romanian locale was the mythical home of Count Dracula and the actual home of the merciless 15th century prince Vlad Dracul or Vlad the Impaler, whose evil deeds inspired the Dracula legend.  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology History Ancient Traditions Read Later 

Massive Mosaic Depicting the 12 Labors of Heracles Unearthed in Turkey

Excavations being carried out in the ancient city of Syedra, traced back to 2,900 years ago, continue to shed light on the vibrant history of Turkey.  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Myths & Legends Europe Read Later  Source

5,200-Year-Old Carved Stone Chrysalis Unearthed from the Dawn of The Silk Road

Sericulture, or the rearing of silkworms to produce raw silk, was perfected by ancient China as early as the Yangshao period (5000-3000 BC), a thriving Neolithic culture. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Weird Hooded Prehistoric Water Deity Unearthed in Germany

For as long as humans have prayed, water has been a focus of divine adoration. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

8,000-Year-Old Yarmukian Mother Goddess Unearthed

An 8,000-year-old “Mother Goddess” figurine has been uncovered at a Neolithic site in Israel.  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Egyptian archaeologists unearthed the ruins of a temple for the ancient Greek god Zeus

An Egyptian archaeological mission working at the site of Tell Al-Farma in the North Sinai archaeological area uncovered the remains of a temple to the god Zeus Cassius Egyptian archaeologists unearthed the ruins of a temple for the ancient Greek god Zeus in the Sinai Peninsula, antiquities authorities declared on Monday. The Tourism and Antiquities […]

Ancient Zeus Kasios Temple Unearthed In Egypt

Archaeologists in Egypt have excavated a vast temple built by members of the mysterious cult of Zeus Kasios. The Egyptian Tourism and Antiquities Ministry announced on Monday Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Four Umayyad Inscriptions Unearthed in Turkey’s Ancient City of Knidos

Four Umayyad inscriptions inscribed on limestone and marble blocks have been discovered among the ruins of the 2,600-year-old city of Knidos in western Turkey. The four Umayyad inscriptions, from between 685 and 711 AD, were found during ongoing excavations at the Knidos site. The inscriptions included details of Umayyad expeditions to Istanbul, Hurriyet Daily News […]

Remains of Roman Mercenary and His Sword Unearthed in Wales

Significant historical finds have been unearthed at Five Mile Lane in Wales that astonished the workers undertaking a road improvement project there – a Roman mercenary buried with his sword, Celtic farming tools from the Iron Age, ancient burial sites, and the remnants of a group of round houses, reports Barry and District News UK […]

40,000-year-old Tools Used by Ancient Humans Unearthed In North China

Archaeologists in China have unearthed a hoard of intricately crafted stone blades and ochre processing activities attributed to ancient humans living less than 100 miles (160 kilometers) west of modern-day Beijing, near Datong. However, these “advanced” tools and the ochre processing evidence is not clearly Denisovan, Neandertal nor Homo sapiens but they were obviously used […]

Phoenician Plaque One of Many Finds Unearthed at Kition Harbor, Cyprus

A four-week project under the supervision of the French Archaeological Mission at the ancient dockyard of Kition (Larnaka-Pampoula) in Cyprus has unearthed a wealth of artifacts and architectural features, some dating from as far back as the 12th century BC, as well as several layers of settlement. The Kition archaeological team, led by Dr Sabinne […]

Rare Runic Writing Unearthed in Norway

In December 2021, the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU) announced that rare runic writing has been discovered in Oslo carved into the faces of a stick and a large animal bone. In fact, it’s the first time in 30 years that an inscribed bone has been discovered in Norway. The stick and bone, […]

Tombs Unearthed in Rome Produce Unusual 2,000-Year-Old Dog Statue

Utility workers laying pipes under the pavement of the Via Luigi Tosti in Rome’s Appio Latino quarter found something ancient and historically significant. While chipping out tunnels they discovered a set of underground rock tombs, which were recognizable by their distinctive sizes and shapes. Within one of these was found a striking Roman terracotta dog […]

Headless Horse Unearthed in an Elite Merovingian Cemetery in Germany

An elite Merovingian cemetery in Germany has yielded a wide range of warrior weapons and luxury jewelry. But what is getting all the attention in the media is the headless horse that was discovered buried next to its warrior owner in one of the graves. The headless horse, which was decapitated, was found alongside an […]

Post-Conquest Aztec Altar With A Burned Human Unearthed In Mexico City

Archaeologists in Mexico have excavated a 16th-century Aztec altar surrounded by sacred artifacts. While abstract trinkets and incense burners reflected the structure of the cosmos, a giant clay jar contained burned human remains. This was no ordinary Aztec altar, but a sacrificial altar. Researchers from Mexico’s National Institute for Anthropology and History (INAH) discovered the […]

Huge Roman Silver Hoard Unearthed in Augsburg, Germany

A massive stash of Roman silver dating to the first and second centuries AD has been discovered in the Bavarian city of Augsburg in Germany. The cache, which includes 15 kg (33 pounds) of silver coins, is the largest single ancient Roman silver hoard find in Bavaria. The treasure was discovered by archaeologists digging at […]

‘Major find’ as long lost Egyptian sun temple unearthed

‘Major find’ as long lost Egyptian sun temple unearthedNovember 14, 2021 The altar of the first sun temple discovered at the site. Image Credit: Jon BodsworthArchaeologists believe that they have discovered the location of one of the six Egyptian sun temples.Built thousands of years ago, each sun temple was constructed for a specific pharaoh while […]

25 Elite Skeletons Unearthed From Chan Chan Mass Grave, Peru

Archaeologists exploring the ancient Peruvian city of Chan Chan have uncovered the skeletal remains of 25 people in one medium-sized burial site. The men, women, and children interred there would have belonged to Peru’s legendary Chimú people, who built a sophisticated civilization that endured for more than five centuries before giving way to the Inca. […]

Mysterious 40 Foot Latvian Shipwreck Unearthed On the Beach Near Riga

A 40-foot-long (12-meter-long) Latvian shipwreck has been found on a beach near the country’s capital, Riga. Might this be the ghostly remains of a lost British Royal Navy warship? Or perhaps, it’s a long-distance tropics trading ship? The oak planks of the Latvian shipwreck were found on Daugavgrīva beach on the Baltic Sea at the […]

Industrial Size Byzantine-Era Winery Unearthed in Israel

The largest and most advanced wine production facility in the Byzantine world was constructed in fourth or fifth century Palestine, specifically in the city of Yavne near Israel’s Mediterranean coast. This was discovered by archaeologists affiliated with the Israel Antiquities Authority, who uncovered the remains of the foundation of the sprawling Byzantine-era winery during excavations […]

Earliest Human Remains Unearthed On Sulawesi, Indonesia

Archaeologists searching for skeletal remains of ancient Homo sapiens on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi have achieved their goal. In Leang Bulu Bettue cave in southwestern Sulawesi, they unearthed a human jawbone that belonged to someone who lived approximately 25,000 years ago . This is the oldest fossilized human remains ever found on the island, […]

8 Jars Of Colombian Emeralds, Gold, and Silver Unearthed Near Bogotá

Archaeologists in Colombia have discovered a vast treasure hoard that’s being related to El Dorado, the legendary city of gold. But these offerings of gold, silver and Colombian emeralds have nothing to do with El Dorado, which was a creation of 16th-century conquistador folklore. Eight ceramic jars filled with gold, silver and Colombian emeralds have […]

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