A letter dating back around 1,800 years written by an Egyptian man named Aurelius Polion, who was serving in a Roman legion in Europe, has been deciphered, revealing a plea from the past.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
An underwater archaeologist in Ireland has made a series of discoveries that provides clues to pirates who operated on the southwest coast. She found two sites with rock-cut steps that lead almost to the sea.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 10:18 AM
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Archaeologists working at the ancient city of Abel Beth Maacah have discovered silver treasure dating back about 3,200 years.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 2:27 PM
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed a school that dates back about 1,700 years that contains Greek writings on its walls. Among the texts is a passage from the Odyssey telling a legendary story of ancient drug use.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 5:39 AM
Monday, February 3, 2014
Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered a step pyramid that dates back about 4,600 years. It predates the Great Pyramid at Giza by at least a few decades.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 5:43 AM
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
A series of new discoveries indicates that there was a bustling port near the Giza Pyramids with what we would consider to be military troops nearby.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 11:04 AM
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Leopard teeth and the remains of veal have been discovered in a huge house near the Giza Pyramids. The house is part of a city that dates mainly to the time when the Pyramid of Menkaure was being built.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 6:17 AM