Archaeologists discover ancient mosaic with message: ‘Be cheerful, enjoy your life’

Archaeologists discover ancient mosaic with message: 'Be cheerful, enjoy your life'

Archaeologists discover ancient mosaic with message: ‘Be cheerful, enjoy your life’ When you want evidence that people were almost the same 2,400 years ago, just look at our new favourite reclining skeleton, which advises us in ancient Greek to, “Be cheerful, enjoy your life.” The mosaic was excavated in the Hatay province on the Turkish-Syrian border, where the ancient Greek-Roman […]

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1,500-year-old church dedicated to mysterious ‘martyr’ discovered in Israel

1,500-year-old church dedicated to mysterious 'martyr' discovered in Israel

1,500-year-old church dedicated to mysterious ‘martyr’ discovered in Israel Israel has discovered the remains of a 1500-year-old monastery and church with ‘outstanding’ mosaic floors and marble imported from Turkey. Scientists have said that the Byzantine-era building once was a meeting ground for ancient pilgrims who crossed the surrounding lowlands. Experts say that the mosaic floor, which is decorated with birds, leaves and pomegranates, is exceptionally […]

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Celtic woman found buried inside a TREE ‘wearing fancy clothes and jewellery’ after 2,200 years

Celtic woman found buried inside a TREE ‘wearing fancy clothes and jewellery’ after 2,200 years

Celtic woman found buried inside a TREE ‘wearing fancy clothes and jewellery’ after 2,200 years The woman, who died 2,200 years ago, was believed to have great respect in her tribe because she had been buried in fine clothes and jewellery. Scientists say the woman was Celtic. The Celts of the Iron Age are believed to have buried members of their […]

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