Read more about the article Greek Archaeologists Unearth Stunning Roman-Era Statue Of Hercules
Photo shows an impressive statue of Hercules, unearthed in Philippi, Greece, undated photo. The statue, which is from the Roman era, 2nd century AD, depicts Hercules with a youthful body. (Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports/Newsflash)

Greek Archaeologists Unearth Stunning Roman-Era Statue Of Hercules

Greek archaeologists have unearthed a stunning Roman-era statue of Hercules dating back nearly 2,000 years. The statue of Hercules – or Heracles, as he is known in Greece, dating back to the 2nd century AD was unearthed during an archaeological dig at a site that was once the ancient city…

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Read more about the article 4,500-Year-Old Stone Age Man Found Buried Under School
Image shows an adult male skeleton in undated photo. (Jochen Reinhard (ADA)/Newsflash)

4,500-Year-Old Stone Age Man Found Buried Under School

Astonished archaeologists have unearthed a Stone Age tomb under a school with the perfectly preserved skeleton of a middle-aged man. The ancient grave was first found by a mechanical digger operator helping to excavate land for an extension to the school. Image shows an overview of the construction perimeter for…

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Read more about the article Ancient Tombs Reveal Opium Use 2,300 Years Ago
Photo shows artefacts unearthed during the excavations at the Tel Yehud site in Israel, undated photo. A new study by the Israel Antiquities Authority, Tel Aviv University and The Weizmann Institute of Science has revealed the earliest known evidence of the use of the hallucinogenic drug opium, and psychoactive drugs in general, in the world. (Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

Ancient Tombs Reveal Opium Use 2,300 Years Ago

Ceramic vessels discovered in ancient tombs in Israel have revealed the world's earliest evidence of opium use dating back more than 2,300 years. The images show the opium paraphernalia from the Late Bronze Age both while it was being dug up during the excavation and after it had been cleaned.…

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Read more about the article Stunning Ancient Tomb Unearthed By Digger
Photo shows the pottery and bronze artefacts inside of a cave in Palmahim National Park, Israel, undated photo. (Emil Aladjem, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

Stunning Ancient Tomb Unearthed By Digger

An ancient burial tomb dating back to the era of Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II has been unearthed by a digger at a building site. The cave was unsealed for the first time in more than three millennia by a mechanical digger during construction work at Palmahim Beach National Park south…

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Read more about the article Artefact Dating Back Over 1,000 Years Among 50 Handed In To Embassies
Photo shows one of the artefacts that were recovered by Mexico's embassies and consulates abroad, undated photo. (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico/Newsflash)

Artefact Dating Back Over 1,000 Years Among 50 Handed In To Embassies

These are some of the 50 pre-Hispanic artefacts that have been returned to Mexico after being handed over to the country's embassies around the world – including one piece that is over 1,000 years old. Newsflash obtained a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico on Wednesday, 14th…

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Read more about the article Looted 2,000-Year-Old Coin Worth USD 1 Million Handed Back To Israel
Photo shows a coin that has a floral wreath with the letter D in the centre, undated photo. (Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

Looted 2,000-Year-Old Coin Worth USD 1 Million Handed Back To Israel

The United States has returned a rare silver quarter shekel coin was minted by Jewish rebels 2,000 years ago on Temple Mount – and that could be worth as much as USD 1 million – to Israel. Photo shows a coin that has three palms of dates on one side,…

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Read more about the article GBP 3.5 Million Looted Ancient Egyptian Artefacts Seized From Dealers
Photo shows one of the 16 Egyptian artifacts recovered from the United States of America, undated photo. (@tourismandantiq/Newsflash)

GBP 3.5 Million Looted Ancient Egyptian Artefacts Seized From Dealers

Looted Egyptian artefacts worth GBP 3.5 million have been returned after an international police probe into stolen treasures. Officials say 16 rare artefacts have been returned to their homeland after the investigation into some the world's most prolific dealers. Photo shows one of the 16 Egyptian artifacts recovered from the…

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Read more about the article Incredible Snaps Show Ancient Roman-Era Remains On Seabed
Image shows the shipwreck on the bottom of the Skerki Bank. (Vincent Creuze ROV Drassm/Newsflash)

Incredible Snaps Show Ancient Roman-Era Remains On Seabed

These remarkable underwater snaps show a treasure trove of shipwrecked Roman-era remains that ended up at the bottom of the Mediterranean. The astonishingly well-preserved finds are understood to come from cargo ships that sunk fully loaded. UNESCO recently spent a fortnight exploring three Roman-era shipwrecks in the Skerki Bank and…

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Read more about the article Boffins Discover New Dino On University Shelf
Image shows remains of the newly discovered Tuebingosaurus maierfritzorum, undated. (University of Tubingen/Newsflash)

Boffins Discover New Dino On University Shelf

Boffins in Germany have discovered a previously unknown genus of dinosaur that roamed Europe 200 million years ago. Researchers from the University of Tuebingen reanalysed a dinosaur skeleton found in Trossingen, south-western Germany, in 1992. https://youtu.be/bvdOOl0Aces University of Tubingen/Newsflash They found that many of the bones did not correspond to…

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Read more about the article Ancient Hebrew Fragment Dating Back To Solomon’s Temple Returned To Israel
Photo shows the conservation of the papyrus in the Israel Antiquities Authority Scrolls Conservation Laboratory, undated photo. (Shai Halevi, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

Ancient Hebrew Fragment Dating Back To Solomon’s Temple Returned To Israel

This rare and previously unknown papyrus dating back thousands of years to Solomon's Temple has been repatriated to Israel where it is joining the country's collection of Dead Sea Scrolls after hanging on the wall of a house in Montana for years. https://youtu.be/pmT-6Lnog3k Yaniv Berman, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash The unique…

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