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Mar 16, 2015 09:40 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Written in Greek on a piece of pottery, the receipt reveals an astoundingly high tax for a land transfer.
Mar 12, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Located east of Amenhotep's burial, the T-shaped tomb features colorful scenes on the walls.
Mar 9, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Coins and jewelry from the time of Alexander the Great have been found by hikers in a stalactite filled cave in northern Israel. Continue reading →
Mar 9, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The 2,300-year-old cache includes silver coins of Alexander the Great, who conquered the region in the late fourth century B.C.
Mar 6, 2015 10:00 AM ET // AFP
The UN condemned as a war crime the Islamic State group's bulldozing of the ancient city of Nimrud.
Feb 27, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A well-preserved Roman tombstone has been unearthed in a parking lot in western England. Continue reading →
Feb 20, 2015 09:30 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Three shrines, dating back about 3,300 years, have been discovered within a hilltop fortress at Gegharot, in Armenia.
Feb 18, 2015 03:13 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
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 →
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