“Beautiful 2,200-year-old mosaics discovered in ancient Greek city”

“In the ancient Greek City, Zeugma, which is located in today’s Turkey, unbelievable mosaics were uncovered,  dating back to the 2nd century BC”

Source: Beautiful 2,200-year-old mosaics discovered in ancient Greek city

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“Rare Pictish stone with dragon carving found on Orkney” – BBC News

A “Rare Pictish stone carved with a cross and what is believed to be a dragon-like beast has been discovered in an eroded cliff face on Orkney.”

Source: Rare Pictish stone with dragon carving found on Orkney – BBC News

“Human Skeleton Found on Famed Antikythera Shipwreck” – Scientific American

“Two-thousand-year-old bones could yield first DNA from an ancient shipwreck victim.”

This is so exciting! It could tell us more about the shipwreck and potentially about the incredible Antikythera Mechanism.

Source: Human Skeleton Found on Famed Antikythera Shipwreck – Scientific American

“Give Me Back My Legions! Discovery of Gold Coins Confirm Battle of Teutoburg Forest Site” – Forbes

This is an exciting find!

“New discoveries at the archaeological site of Kalkriese in Germany point to where many Roman legionaries were massacred. Sarah Bond and ancient historian Adrian Murdoch explore the discovery.”

Source: Give Me Back My Legions! Discovery of Gold Coins Confirm Battle of Teutoburg Forest Site – Forbes

“Evidence of Greek Fortress Finally Discovered”

Another awesome discovery!

“The first evidence from the era when Hellenistic culture held sway over the ancient city of Jerusalem has been uncovered by Israeli archaeologists; Acra, a citadel constructed by the Greeks more than two thousand years ago in the middle of old Jerusalem. Judea was conquered by Alexander the Great during the fourth century BCE.”

Source: Evidence of Greek Fortress Finally Discovered