601 CE and Earlier
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sat, 2005-02-19 09:48
A stone carving, found 20 years ago in a back garden, has been identified as a 2000 year old Celtic carving from the Iron Age.
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 Justin on Wed, 2005-02-16 07:59
The producers of Food Network's "Secret Life Of..." series were so impressed last year with the folks at Gode Cookery, a noted medievalist cooking web site, that they are featuring Gode Cookery in another episode, this time on Roman wine cakes.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-14 16:31
Natalie Bennett reviews Looking at Lovemaking: Constructions of Sexuality in Roman Art, 100 B.C. - A.D. 250, a new book by John R. Clarke that looks at sexuality and gender issues in Roman society.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-02-13 11:22
The conical, Iron Age fort, Kimsbury Camp, located in Gloucestershire, England, is set to receive a UK£85,000 facelift to repair damage from erosion.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-02-11 12:02
Archaeologists digging for five weeks through an archaeological site in Huntingdon, England have unearthed some spectacular finds dating from the Bronze Age through the 14th century.
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 Thu, 2005-02-10 12:40
Researchers at the University of Fribourg believe that a rich cache of letters, written in Greek, prove that residents of 5th century Gaza lived a vibrantly intellectual life.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-02-09 09:40
Researchers working on the Roman city of Pompeii are using ancient methods to re-create the Roman imperial cloth used for togas.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-02-01 14:25
Humans are not the only visitors to the ancient Roman city of Herculaneum. Pigeons have found a goldmine in the tourist hotspot, leaving behind a mess and forcing officials to try a new approach in pest control: hawks.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-01-22 15:10
A new book and television series claim that 20% of Scots have blood ties to Iraq stemming from a migration in 4000 BCE.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2005-01-22 12:05
When Roman Emperor Nero was deposed, his contemporaries went to great lengths to obliterate his legacy, burying his Domus Aurea (Golden House) with debris. Officials in Rome have revealed a mosaic the size of a large door that suggests that Nero's palace ruins may be remarkably well-preserved under the hill that covers them.
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 Thu, 2005-01-06 15:53
The Scottish Urban Archaeological Trust has evidence that noisy toys may date back to the Bronze Age.
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 Tue, 2005-01-04 09:21
The Council of British Archaeology has published Excavations at Deansway, a report documenting the excavations beneath a British shopping center that revealed the city's past from Roman times through the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-01-01 13:40
Roses have fascinated gardeners for generations. This short article looks at the history of the flower.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-28 11:44
Archaeologists have identified remains found in a cemetery in Cumbria, England as belonging to two Amazon warriors, proving that women fought with the Roman army.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-26 10:01
Raymond Tebble of South Shields, England, was convicted of "going equipped for theft" to an archaeolical site in Leicestershire, England, and was sentenced to one month in prison. His metal detector was confiscated.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-25 11:38
A 2,000-year-old Roman infantry sword "autographed" by its original owner, has been added to the collection of Great Britain's Royal Armouries.
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 Sun, 2004-12-19 12:20
A treasure trove inquest held recently in Great Suffolk, England, has declared a collection of jewelry fragments discovered by a metal detector to be treasure.
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 Wed, 2004-12-15 16:03
DNA tests have shown the remains of a 2,000-year-old warrior in an Iranian tomb are those of a woman.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-12-15 11:29
According to forensic research conducted for a BBC2 documentary, "The Real Face of Santa," Saint Nicholas was short, olive-skinned and had a broken nose.
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 Mon, 2004-12-13 18:00
Iranian archaeologists have discovered a 5,000-year-old backgammon set, thought to be the world's oldest, making the country the "cradle of board games."
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, 2004-12-11 11:11
A Greek farmer recently discovered a stone monument marking the 1st century B.C.E. battle between Mithridates VI and Roman forces.
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.