Gavin Ellis is always searching for something interesting, in between writing, studying and living in the Dublin Bay South, Ireland.

2000-year-old ‘lost’ street built by Pontius Pilate uncovered in Jerusalem

2000-year-old 'lost' street built by Pontius Pilate uncovered in Jerusalem

2000-year-old ‘lost’ street built by Pontius Pilate uncovered in Jerusalem A 2,000-year-old “lost” street constructed by Pontius Pilate has been discovered by archaeologists and is likely a pilgrimage route through the ancient city. The street had been buried when the Roman ransacked the city in 70 AD. In 1894 British archaeologists found the ancient walkway between the Temple Mount and […]

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Ancient Drug Dealers? Opium Discovered Inside Juglet Sealed for 3000 Years

Ancient Drug Dealers? Opium Discovered Inside Juglet Sealed for 3000 Years

Ancient Drug Dealers? Opium Discovered Inside Juglet Sealed for 3000 Years Researchers at York University and the British Museum discovered the traces of opioids in a unique vessel of the Late Bronze Age. This type of vessel, known as ‘base ring juglets,’ is believed to have long been linked with opium, as when inverted it resembles the seed heads of the […]

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Roadside dig Reveals 10,000 Year Old House In Israel

Roadside dig Reveals 10,000 Year Old House In Israel

Roadside dig Reveals 10,000 Year Old House In Israel Archeologists report that while digging at a construction site in Israel, they have discovered some amazing discoveries, including stone axes, a “cultic” temple and traces of a 10,000-year-old house. The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) officials said, The discoveries provide a “large view” of human development over thousands of years,  from the time […]

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