The largest cache of gold coins ever found in Israel was discovered by chance by divers at Caesarea National Park. The treasure includes at least 2,000 gold coins from the Fatimid period, approximately 1,000 years ago. Continue reading →
An ancient Roman pond, surrounded by bits of Roman pottery, garbage pits and even a bronze fingernail cleaner, was unearthed in southern England.
Archaeologists find an ancient water basin in Rome that could once hold 1 million gallons of water.
The massive basin was part of a farm dating to the third century B.C.
The impressive door is made from marble brought down from the island of Thasso and bolsters the theory that the site is a grand tomb. Continue reading →
For hundreds of years, people lived in the Colosseum and used its vast center as a communal trading center.
A rare Crusade-era lead seal used to secure a letter was uncovered in an ancient farmstead in Jerusalem.
An ancient stone carving on the walls of an Egyptian temple depicts the Roman emperor Claudius dressed as an Egyptian pharaoh, wearing an elaborate crown.
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