Roman Baths Emerge From Sand Dunes Of Southern Spain

Roman Baths Emerge From Sand Dunes Of Southern Spain The ancient Roman Empire was one of immense luxury. During its reign, it saw advancements that helped better the lives of its citizens. Aqueducts, the creation of concrete, and the development of more effective roadways paved the way for future civilizations. Many of these architectural advancements …

Israeli Archaeologists Find 1,000-Year-Old Intact Chicken Egg

Israeli Archaeologists Find 1,000-Year-Old Intact Chicken Egg It’s been said that the elegant egg is the perfect food, and that just might be true as eggs have been a staple of human diets for millions of years before chickens were domesticated for both eggs and meat some 8,000 years ago. In a remarkably rare discovery involving one of these ovoid …

18th-Century Wooden Road Unearthed in Poland

18th-Century Wooden Road Unearthed in Poland Archaeologists have excavated a wooden road in the town of Jarosław, located in the Podkarpackie Voivodeship of Poland. The discovery was made during works on the present-day road surface and sewage connections, revealing a 30-metre-long wooden road in the town centre, that would have connected to the city gate …

Inside The Vikings’ Tortuous Blood Eagle Execution Ritual

Inside The Vikings’ Tortuous Blood Eagle Execution Ritual The Vikings didn’t come into towns walking on moonbeams and rainbows. If their sagas are to be believed, the Vikings cruelly tortured their enemies in the name of their god Odin as they conquered territory. If the suggestion of a blood eagle was even uttered, one left town and never looked back. Viking sagas define blood eagle as one of …

Archaeologists find 60 Roman burials in Lincolnshire field – one skeleton is even buried with a leg of lamb

Archaeologists find 60 Roman burials in Lincolnshire field – one skeleton is even buried with a leg of lamb On the site of a Roman cemetery in Lincolnshire, archaeologists found the remains of 60 human burials. Men, women and children were discovered and a tomb even included a lamb leg for the deceased to take …

Ancient Roman Library Discovered Beneath German City

Ancient Roman Library Discovered Beneath German City A team of archaeologists who digged near the church of Antoniter, a Protestant church in the centre of Cologne, Germany, found a puzzling discovery. Beneath the foundations of the church were Roman walls—Cologne (then called Colonia) was founded by the Romans in 50 AD—with a series of niches …

3,000-Year-Old Tablet Suggests Biblical King Could Have Existed

3,000-Year-Old Tablet Suggests Biblical King Could Have Existed A new reading of an ancient tablet that is hard to decipher suggests that the biblical King Balak may have been a real historical person, suggests a new study. But the study’s researchers recommend that people take this finding “with due caution,” and other biblical experts agree.” …

Hundreds of children and llamas sacrificed in a ritual event in 15th century Peru

World’s Biggest Mass Child Sacrifice Discovered In Peru, with 140 Killed in ‘Heart Removal’ Ritual The largest child sacrifice on record took place after a torrential rainfall, when about 140 children and 200 young llamas likely had their hearts ripped out by the ancient Chimú culture in A.D. 1450, in what is now Peru. The …