Wednesday, February 26, 2014

New Research Tells Tale of 17th century 'Pirate Alliance' in Ireland

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.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

3,200 year-old Silver Treasure Discovered in Ancient City in Israel

Archaeologists working at the ancient city of Abel Beth Maacah have discovered silver treasure dating back about 3,200 years.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Ancient school discovered at Dakhla Oasis in Egypt

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.

Monday, February 3, 2014

4,600 year-old Step Pyramid Uncovered in Egypt

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.