The procedure was common in the 18th century in an attempt to baptize the live baby.
The newly found drawings show demonic entities populated the ancient Egyptians' imaginations as far back as 4,000 years ago.
Ancient correspondence written on pottery shards suggests when and where the earliest texts of the Bible were created.
The shovel and a bronze jug were unearthed at a site called Magdala, a large Jewish settlement that dates to about 2000 years ago.
ISIS leaves a fifth-century monastery in the Syrian desert in ruins, including the remains of an important saint. Continue reading →
Found at a British Abbey, the copper wire, braided together, turned to be part of a whip used by monks for self-flagellation. Continue reading →
The 2,500-year-old inscription found on a stone slab may describe an Etruscan fertility goddess.
Crucifixion is often associated with Jesus, yet this atrocious execution method was used long before Jesus's birth.
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