Gloucestershire Roman artefacts found by metal detectorists

Gloucestershire Roman artefacts found by metal detectorists

Gloucestershire Roman artefacts found by metal detectorists An amateur metal detector has found the motherlode: a cache in Gloucestershire of bronze artefacts that date back to the last decades of the British Ancient  Roman occupation . The first such discovery in British history consists mostly of broken pieces, but one is intact: a bronze statue of a “licking dog” the first of […]

Continue reading »

Archaeologists Unearthed Oldest Viking Settlement in Iceland

Archaeologists Unearthed Oldest Viking Settlement in Iceland

Archaeologists Unearthed Oldest Viking Settlement in Iceland It dates back decades before Vikings are supposed to have settled the island. Archaeologists have made a discovery that could rewrite the history of Iceland, an ancient Viking settlement that predates known human presence on the island. Two ancient longhouses were found near the village outside of fjord of Stöðvarfjörður, while one was built […]

Continue reading »

Archaeologists Discover Details of Buried Roman City Without Digging

Archaeologists Discover Details of Buried Roman City Without Digging

Hidden temple in a buried Roman city discovered by ground-penetrating radar A hidden temple was discovered recently in an ancient Roman city that’s mostly still underground. The temple was once part of the town of Falerii Novi, which had been abandoned and buried about a thousand years ago,   In recent times. Recently archeologists have mapped the entire town in remarkable detail […]

Continue reading »

Breakthrough in Translating Proto-Elamite, World’s Oldest Undeciphered Writing

Breakthrough in Translating Proto-Elamite, World’s Oldest Undeciphered Writing

Breakthrough in Translating Proto-Elamite, World’s Oldest Undeciphered Writing Specialists believe that the oldest undeciphered writing system will be decoding 5,000-year-old secrets “I hope we are actually about to make a breakthrough,” said Jacob Dahl, fellow at Oxford Wolfson ‘s College and Director of the Ancient World Research Cluster. Live Science has confirmed that Dahl’s secret weapons can see this writing more […]

Continue reading »
1 2 3 11