New research indicates that the coin reserves of ancient Athens, which at times totaled millions of coins, were stored in the attic of the Parthenon.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Monday, June 15, 2015
Hundreds of graffiti have been discovered and recorded at the ancient city of Aphrodisias in modern day Turkey. The graffiti discusses many aspects of life in the city including sex, chariot racing and gladiator fighting.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 5:43 AM
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
New research shows that a 500 year-old engraving, dating to Leonardo's lifetime, may show da Vinci playing a musical instrument called a lira da braccio.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 6:12 AM
Friday, May 29, 2015
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
A prehistoric cemetery containing hundreds of tombs has been discovered in northwestern China. Dating back around 4,000 years some of the tombs contain human sacrifices.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 6:19 AM
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
A Ming Dynasty tomb has been discovered in Nanjing revealing incredible gold treasures and epitaphs telling the story of the person buried there, Lady Mei.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 6:03 AM