Monday, April 29, 2019

New Discoveries Made at Hagia Sophia

A series of new discoveries have been made at the Hagia Sophia including frescoes, mosaics and new structures including a possible ancient library and what may be the remains of the Great Baptistery.


https://www.livescience.com/65350-emperor-baptistery-at-hagia-sophia.html

Monday, April 22, 2019

Archaeologists find remains of 350 year-old massacre in Alaska

According to legends passed on for centuries by the Yup'ik people the massacre occurred during a war that started when a boy got hit in the eye with a dart.


https://www.livescience.com/65282-legendary-massacre-dart-game.html

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

2,000 year-old Inscription from Yemen Tells of a Lost Temple Dedicated to an Unknown God

A 2,000 year-old bronze tablet from Yemen tells of a lost temple dedicated to Athtar Ḥarmān, a deity that scholars have never heard of before. The tablet  appeared on the antiquities market recently in the US. Scholars I've talked to have expressed concern that the tablet may have been recently looted. The gallery auctioning it says that its research indicates otherwise.

https://www.livescience.com/65024-ancient-inscription-lost-temple-yemen.html

Monday, February 11, 2019

Discoveries Reveal clues to Battle of the Aegates Islands

A series of discoveries reveal clues to the Battle of the Aegates Islands that occurred in 241 B.C.


https://www.livescience.com/64734-underwater-rome-carthage-battle-artifacts.html

Monday, February 4, 2019

Hundreds of Mysterious Ancient Structures Found in Western Sahara

Hundreds of ancient stone structures have been discovered in the Western Sahara, a territory that archaeologists have done little research in.

https://www.livescience.com/64677-stone-structures-discovered-western-sahara.html