Architecture and Construction
Anything related to the design or construction of buildings, roads, aqueducts, etc.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-22 17:37
A 15th century cross that once graced the market square in medieval Norwich, England was torn down in 1732 and sold for UK£125. Now archaeologists have uncovered the cross' foundations.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-19 16:22
Ten feet beneath a farmer's field near Linlithgow, Scotland lies a secret: a network of 14th century sandstone tunnels.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2005-03-17 18:29
A modern-day man from western Germany, whose legal name is Cajus Julius Caesar, says people want to know what kind of precautions he takes on the "Ides of March".
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-03-13 14:26
A new campaign to have Scotland's Antonine Wall declared a World Heritage Site is being spearheaded by the country's schoolchildren. The campaign includes an educational pack that teaches about the country's Roman history.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-08 18:10
Sections of an 800-year-old archaeological site in the city of Acre have been scheduled to open to the public in June of 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-03-06 08:25
Plans to expand the exhibit space of Florence's Uffizi Gallery have been thwarted by the discovery of the foundations of several medieval houses.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-05 13:28
In the largest project of its kind ever attempted in Britain, a team of archaeologists are drilling bore holes to try to map medieval Yarmouth.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-03 16:01
A massive archaeological dig has begun in the German city of Cologne, where researchers hope to sift through 100,000 cubic meters of soil in search of the city's past.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-28 16:40
The Vatican has announced that a team of archaeologists have discovered what they believe is the tomb of St. Paul in Rome's St. Paul Outside the Walls Basilica.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-02-27 07:36
A 14th century swimming pool has been unearthed under the Mameluke Palace in Cairo, Egypt.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-21 20:55
Norwegian archaeologists are excited by the discovery of what is probably the country's oldest church. Located in the city of Skien, the church is believed to have been built in the 11th century.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2005-02-18 17:31
Chris Welsch, a reporter for the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune, walks the streets of the city of Pompeii, a city frozen in time by a volcanic erruption.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-02-10 16:06
Controversial plans by the National Trust and English Heritage to route traffic away from Stonehenge have hit a snag. The British government has been strangely silent on the subject, leading officials to believe that the plans may have been abandoned.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-07 13:52
The producers of the Da Vinci Code movie may choose to build their own version of Rosslyn Chapel rather than deal with restrictions imposed by the building's trustees.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2005-02-04 15:11
Secret excavations have uncovered a rare Tudor garden which has lain hidden for over 500 years close to Carew Manor in Beddington.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-01-22 09:01
The popularity of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code could lead to the literal downfall of Rosslyn Chapel.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-01-19 16:40
The remains of a Roman chariot track have been discovered under an army barracks in Colchester, England.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-01-05 09:18
New research in England's Roman city of Bath leads archaeologists to believe that wealthy citizens built homes in luxury clusters and shopped in commercial districts.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-25 09:56
An archaeological dig at Northgate House in Winchester, England has unearthed well-preserved remains of several early medieval buildings.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-18 07:13
Archaeologists excavating the ancient city of Eleutherna on Crete are finding evidence of continuous occupation from the 9th B.C.E. until the 14th century C.E.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-14 21:20
The Cumbria County Council has transferred management of the Birdoswald Roman Fort on Hadrian's Wall to English Heritage.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-11 14:57
Archaeologists working on a site near Neuss, Germany have discovered the remains of a Roman rest stop, including a service station, restaurant and a hotel.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-04 16:33
Derbyshire carpenter Patrick Weir has a new theory on the construction of Stonehenge and how the massive stones were transported to Salisbury Plain.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-27 15:03
Timbers from a 2nd century Roman brewery have been returned to England and are now on display in an Ipswich museum.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-27 09:58
A 4,000-year-old megalithic structure has been discovered in central Russia.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-11-26 19:50
Archaeologists have long wondered what medieval Carlisle, England looked like, and now, with the discovery of a 12th century bronze factory, they are closer to knowing.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-11-10 09:38
Trier, the oldest city in Germany, has been called "Roma Secunda", the second Rome, and is full of Roman monuments.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-06 21:09
South Africa plans to attract visitors to a new national park, the centerpiece of which will be excavations from the Mapungubwe Kingdom.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-24 12:10
Archaeologists working on the excavation of a 5th or 6th century synagogue near the coastal city of Saranda have uncovered impressive new structures.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 11:10
A section of the "King's Wall" constructed in Edinburgh, Scotland by James II has been discovered during excavation for a building site.