Read more about the article Base Of Caesar’s Legendary Roman Legion That Fought Gaul Is Uncovered
Photo shows the excavation area in Megiddo, undated. Buildings, roads in huge, complete Roman-era military base revealed by excavations. (Emil Algam, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

Base Of Caesar’s Legendary Roman Legion That Fought Gaul Is Uncovered

A huge 1,800-year-old army barracks that would have been home to an elite force of legendary Roman legionnaires that defeated the Gauls from the time of Asterix and which was…

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Read more about the article Location Of Fortress Of Mad King Built To Hide From Jews He Had Persecuted May Have Been Found
Photo shows the ancient roof tile fragments discovered at the Givati Parking Lot Excavation in the City of David in Jerusalem, Israel, undated. They were reportedly brought there at the time of the Greek Seleucid king Antiochus IV. (Eliyahu Yannai, City of David National Park/Newsflash)

Location Of Fortress Of Mad King Built To Hide From Jews He Had Persecuted May Have Been Found

Ancient roof tiles in Israel have been discovered in the City of David, which point to the location of an ancient fortress built by King Antiochus IV, who persecuted the…

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Read more about the article Green Lawmakers Axe Trees At Sleeping Beauty Castle To Install Wind Farm
Image shows the Sababurg, also known as the Sleeping Beauty Castle, located in the legendary Reinhardswald, a forested upland in the county of Kassel, Hesse State, Germany. German authorities have built wind power plants around it to help replace fossil fuels. (Newsflash)

Green Lawmakers Axe Trees At Sleeping Beauty Castle To Install Wind Farm

Green politicians in Germany have given the go-ahead to axe dozens of ancient trees and build a wind farm in one of the country's largest mixed forests which reportedly inspired…

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Read more about the article Archaelogists Unearth 7,000-Year-Old Arms Dump In Israel
Photo shows the ancient slingstones, the earliest evidence of warfare and organized arming in the Southern Levant, and specifically in the area of modern Israel, undated. It is revealed that there was mass production of weapons as long as about 7,200 years ago. (Emil Aladjem, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

Archaelogists Unearth 7,000-Year-Old Arms Dump In Israel

Archaeologists in Israel have unearthed the earliest known evidence of war in the region dating back more than 7,000 years. A study of hundreds of sling stones has revealed they…

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Read more about the article Elderly Villagers Colour Over Ancient Buddha Statues For ‘Good Luck’
Photo shows the cliff statue of Shifeihe after it was painted by villagers in Nanjiang, Sichuan, China, undated. Restoration has been carried out. (AsiaWire)

Elderly Villagers Colour Over Ancient Buddha Statues For ‘Good Luck’

A group of villagers have invoked the wrath of the locals after they vandalised two 1,400-old Buddha statues by painting them with vivid colours claiming it was for religious offerings.…

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Read more about the article Fury After Archaeologists Paint Ancient Engravings For Selfies
Historian Otoni Mesquita poses with ancient rock engraving painted with clay in Manaus, Brazil, undated. He stated that he used natural clay and apologized in a statement. (CEN)

Fury After Archaeologists Paint Ancient Engravings For Selfies

Archaeology experts who painted over 2,000-year-old Amazonian tribal rock carvings for birthday selfies have been censured by antiquities officials in Brazil. The academics, named in local media as Professor Gisella…

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Read more about the article Hundreds Of Pieces Of Priceless Ming Dynasty Porcelain Discovered In Ancient Chinese Shipwreck
Photo shows some of the relics discovered in two ancient shipwrecks found at a depth of over 1,000 meters in the South China Sea southeast of Sanya, Hainan, China, undated. Nearly 580 pieces of porcelain, pottery, and logs were extracted. (State Administration of Cultural Heritage/AsiaWire)

Hundreds Of Pieces Of Priceless Ming Dynasty Porcelain Discovered In Ancient Chinese Shipwreck

Archaeologists in China have unearthed hundreds of priceless Ming Dynasty porcelain dating back hundreds of years and other priceless relics from an ancient shipwreck site at the bottom of the…

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Read more about the article Cranial Injury Study Reveals Huge Violence In Lawless Ancient Middle-Eastern Cities
Photo shows a cranial trauma that bears witness of a violent death. International team of researchers analyzed over 3,500 skulls found in the Middle East, In the 12,000 years before antiquity. (Joachim Wahl,University of Tubingen/Newsflash).

Cranial Injury Study Reveals Huge Violence In Lawless Ancient Middle-Eastern Cities

A lack of legal frameworks in the disorganised first cities to be built in the Ancient Middle East led to a significant increase in violence between inhabitants, according to researchers…

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Read more about the article 5,000-Year-Old Wine In Ancient Queen’s Tomb Shows She Could Be Egypt’s First Pharaoh
Photo shows the tomb complex of Queen Meret-Neith in Abydos during excavation. The queen's burial chamber is located in the center of the complex and is surrounded by the side graves of the courtiers and servants. (EC Kohler/Newsflash)

5,000-Year-Old Wine In Ancient Queen’s Tomb Shows She Could Be Egypt’s First Pharaoh

Secrets of Egypt's first-ever female pharaoh have been unearthed after archaeologists unlocked hidden treasures of her ancient royal grave. The status of Queen Meret-Neith, a former consort in Egypt's First…

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Read more about the article Ancient 2,300-Year-Old Mirror Found In Grave Of General’s Mistress
Photo shows a rare mirror found in the 2,300-year-old grave of a Greek courtesan in Jerusalem, Israel, undated. The well-preserved artifact is found alongside remains, likely of a young woman accompanying a high Hellenic army official on a tour of the Holy Land. (Yoli Schwartz, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

Ancient 2,300-Year-Old Mirror Found In Grave Of General’s Mistress

An ancient Greek mirror unearthed in Israel is believed to have belonged to the mistress of one of Alexander the Great's generals, it has emerged. The 2,300-year-old bronze box mirror…

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