Read more about the article Two Dozen Bronze Statues Of Gods Dating Back 2,000 Years Found In Italian Thermal Spring
The photo shows one of the bronze statues, dating back to ancient Roman times, which archaeologists in Italy have found in thermal baths in Tuscany, undated photo. The statues were found over the last two weeks in San Casciano dei Bagni, a hilltop town about 160 kilometres (100 miles) north of Rome, Italy. (Ministero della Cultura/Newsflash)

Two Dozen Bronze Statues Of Gods Dating Back 2,000 Years Found In Italian Thermal Spring

These 24 intact bronze statues of ancient gods dating back 2,000 years have been retrieved from an Italian thermal spring, with experts saying that the discovery will "rewrite history". Archaeologists working the dig site also found 5,000 gold, silver and bronze coins, according to the Italian Ministry of Culture. The…

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Read more about the article Archaeologists Find Ancient Roman Fridge With Food Leftovers In Bulgaria
Image shows an ancient fridge, undated photo. It was found in the post-ancient city of Novae, Bulgaria. (P. Dyczek/Newsflash)

Archaeologists Find Ancient Roman Fridge With Food Leftovers In Bulgaria

Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient 'fridge' that still contained food leftovers in a former Roman military camp in Bulgaria. The object, built from ceramic plates, was found in the Novae archaeological site located about four kilometres (2.5 miles) east of the town of Svishtov, Bulgaria. Image shows an altar with…

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Read more about the article Artistic Hen’s Egg Could Be The New Francis Bacon
Photo shows an egg with a vase shape on it. (Newsflash)

Artistic Hen’s Egg Could Be The New Francis Bacon

An astonished farmer may have cracked it in the art world - after finding one of her brood has created a perfect image of a vase on an egg. Photo shows an egg with a vase shape on it, undated photo. The unusual egg was produced in a house in…

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Read more about the article Hundreds Of Rare Knuckle Bones Engraved With Names Of Gods And Used In Divination Discovered In Ancient City
Dr. Lee Perry-Gal poses holding the gaming dice in an undated photo. A rare assemblage of knuckle bones for gaming and divination was discovered in the ancient city of Maresha. (Yoli Schwartz, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

Hundreds Of Rare Knuckle Bones Engraved With Names Of Gods And Used In Divination Discovered In Ancient City

Five hundred and thirty rare knuckle bones that were engraved with the names of gods and used for divination have been discovered in the ancient city of Maresha. Known as ‘astragali’, the bones date back some 2,300 years to the Hellenistic period, which lasted from the death of Alexander the…

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Read more about the article Global Warming Reveals Swiss Mountain Route Unseen Since Roman Times
Photo shows the Tsanfleuron Pass in the Swiss Alps in an undated photo. It reappeared after being buried under ice for over 2000 years in August, 2022. (Glacier 3000/Newsflash)

Global Warming Reveals Swiss Mountain Route Unseen Since Roman Times

A Swiss mountain pass buried under ice for more than 2,000 years has reappeared due to global warming. The ice covering the pass between Scex Rouge and Tsanfleuron in the western Bernese Alps was 15 metres thick in 2012. But the 2,800-metre-high pass is now reappearing and will be completely…

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Read more about the article How Doomed City’s Squeezed Middle Classes Struggled To Stay On Top
Pictures shows some of the items from the house that are being recovered, in undated photo. The house was found 2018, during the course of maintenance operations and are now investigated, in Pompeii, Italy. (Archaeological Park of Pompeii/Newsflash)

How Doomed City’s Squeezed Middle Classes Struggled To Stay On Top

A series of four new rooms unearthed in a family home in doomed Pompeii have revealed how the Roman city's middle class struggled to keep up their status. Expert Gabriel Zuchtriegal - director general of the excavation site - has shown how the new rooms highlight the vast difference between…

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Read more about the article Treasure Trove Of 1,200 Ancient Roman Coins Found By Amateur Archaeologist May Have Been Sacrifice To The Gods
The coins which were made during the reign of Constantine the Great (AD 306-337) show portraits of the emperor and his relatives in the front. (Rahel C. Ackermann, Inventar der Fundmunzen Schweiz (IFS)/Newsflash)

Treasure Trove Of 1,200 Ancient Roman Coins Found By Amateur Archaeologist May Have Been Sacrifice To The Gods

An amateur archaeologist has found this huge treasure trove of over 1,200 priceless, ancient Roman coins dating back to the 4th Century AD and the reign of Emperor Constantine the Great. Experts studying them have speculated that they might have been buried as a "sacrifice to the gods". The finder,…

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Read more about the article Archaeologists Stunned As Construction For New Rowing Club Unearths Worlds Youngest Roman Amphitheatre
A Roman amphitheatre was discovered during constriction in Kaiseraugst, Switzerland, December, 2021. (Kantonsarchaologie Aargau-Kanton Aargau/Newsflash)

Archaeologists Stunned As Construction For New Rowing Club Unearths Worlds Youngest Roman Amphitheatre

Swiss archaeologists carrying out a routine check on a building site for a new rowing club were amazed when they unearthed a fourth-century Roman amphitheatre, which they believe is the most modern ever found. The completely fortuitous discovery took place in Kaiseraugst, which is a municipality in the district of…

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Read more about the article Starving Badger Finds Exceptional Treasure Trove Of Over 200 Roman Coins While Foraging For Food
Badger found 209 Roman coins from the third century, in a Spanish cave. (CONSEJERIA DE CULTURA DEL PRINCIPADO DE ASTURIAS/CEN)

Starving Badger Finds Exceptional Treasure Trove Of Over 200 Roman Coins While Foraging For Food

Experts believe that a starving badger foraging for food unearthed this "exceptional" treasure trove of over 200 Roman coins, the largest such find ever unearthed in northern Spain. The remarkable discovery took place inside the cave of La Cuesta, in the parish of Bercio, in the municipality of Grado, in…

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Read more about the article Record Ancient Artefact Bust In Turkish Capital Ankara With Nearly 17,000 Coins And 400 Historical Items Seized By Cops
The largest historical artefact capture at one time, including 16,398 coins and 399 pieces of historical jewellery belonging to the Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk and Ottoman periods, were seized in Ankara, Turkey on 9th January 2022. (Newsflash)

Record Ancient Artefact Bust In Turkish Capital Ankara With Nearly 17,000 Coins And 400 Historical Items Seized By Cops

Turkish police have carried out their largest ever ancient artefact bust in the capital Ankara, seizing 16,398 coins and 399 other historical items dating back to the Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk and Ottoman periods. The Ankara Anti-Smuggling Crimes Branch Office carried out the raid in Mamak, a district in the city…

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