Archive - Jan 7, 2006 - Story

Portuguese Priest Solves Mystery of Porto's Jews

A medieval ark hidden behind a false wall tells the tale of a secret 16th century synagogue concealed by the city's persecuted Jews.

Roman Road Used Throughout Medieval Period

Archaeologists working on a section of Roman road in Wiltshire, England have found horseshoes and conclude that the road was in use in the medieval period.

6th Century Seal Bears Image of Christ

A seal bearing what is thought to be an image of Christ and a cross has been unearthed in Tiberias, Israel. The seal has been dated to the 6th century.