601 CE and Earlier
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2005-08-19 12:23
In Sofia, Bulgaria, archaeologists have found over fifteen thousand gold ornaments, which they believe were created about 4100 years ago.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-17 07:46
Archaeologists working in Llancynfelyn, near Borth, Wales, have discovered a Roman "industrial estate" which includes a lead smelting operation.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2005-08-15 15:15
Engineers from the University of Liverpool in England have created a reproduction of an ancient Iraqi harp, the Lyre if Ur.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-08-13 10:14
Workers cleaning drains around the Roman Forum have discovered the marble head of Constantine dating from the early 4th century.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-08-12 10:21
The British government has re-evaluated plans to build a traffic tunnel under Stonehenge when a new estimate of £470m was announced.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-08-08 11:12
On September 5, 2005 at 9:00 p.m., the History Channel is scheduled to present Rome: Engineering an Empire, a program highlighting the empire's use of engineering skills to build the phenomenal works of construction that we know today.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-08-08 07:16
Visitors to the Iron Age village of Cinderbury in England can step back in time and spend a night - or a week - living in the village.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-07-30 15:33
Hadrian's Wall is scheduled to be the first historic site in a trans-national Heritage Site Network known as "Frontiers of the Roman Empire."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-07-28 17:55
A group of scientists has recommended that a new, comprehensive research project be launched to study Stonehenge. In Stonehenge: an Archaeological Research Framework, edited by Timothy Darvill of Bournemouth University, a plan is suggested to study the structure and its burial sites.
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Mon, 2005-07-25 19:54
Archaeologists in Bulgaria have unearthed the treasure-filled tomb of what is thought to be a Thracian king.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2005-07-21 16:40
In 2000, archaeologists working on a Roman bath at the site of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in Pompeii, Italy, were thrilled to discover a wicker basket containing a treasure trove of silver artifacts.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-07-19 22:59
Experts are wondering if a newly-discovered mosaic depicting Bellerophon, mounted on Pegasus stabbing a chimera with a lance is might have been an inspiration for St. George and the dragon.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-17 08:38
Archaeologists working on a site near the village of Tatul in Bulgaria are hoping that the discovery of a rare bronze statue of Orpheus might lead to the hero's tomb.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-07-16 14:46
New evidence points to the English city of Norfolk as being a hub of Celtic resistance against Roman occupation. It may also have been the site of a "lost holocaust".
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-07-16 11:05
Rio Narcea Gold Mines Ltd., a mining company based in Toronto, Canada, is battling archaeologists for the rights to a gold mine which lies beneath a Roman town in Asturias, Spain.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-07-16 08:23
Britain's Channel Four Time Team has opened new trenches at Dinnington, England with hopes of discovering Roman gold.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-07-07 09:34
Dale Gavlak of the Associated Press reports on gladiator games which are being held in the Roman ruins of Jerash, Jordan. The games will feature chariot racing and gladiatorial combat that are sure crowd pleasers.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-07-05 13:59
University professor Tim Darvill believes he has discovered the Welsh quarry where the bluestones, which form the circle of Stonehenge, were mined.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-03 18:03
The 2003 discovery of a large Roman fort near Dinefwr in Carmarthenshire, Wales has experts rewriting the Romans' place in Welsh history.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-03 15:19
Archaeologists have discovered an Iron Age settlement on farmaland near the English city of Cheltenham.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-03 12:41
While Stonehenge is a popular attraction for those wishing to celebrate the Summer Solstice, the monument may actually have been constructed to celebrate the Winter holiday.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-07-02 14:32
A mummified body, originally believed to be a murder victim, has been identified as that of a teenage girl... a 2,700-year-old teenage girl. The remains were discovered in a peat bog near Uchte, Lower Saxony.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-06-29 11:27
"Caravan Kingdoms: Yemen and the Ancient Incense Trade" is now on display at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, in Washington, DC.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-06-26 09:19
The construction of a cellphone tower near Osaka, Japan has seriously damaged a previsouly undisturbed sixth century tomb.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-06-25 15:38
A Mississippi high school teacher is among the archaeologists working on the excavation of a Roman fort at Halmyris in the delta where the Danube River empties into the Black Sea.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-06-25 12:21
Alamennenmuseum Ellwangen, near Ulm, Germany, is hosting an exhibit on the history of tablet weaving from 1000 B.C. E. to the early Middle Ages and Viking periods.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2005-06-23 07:22
The world's oldest monastery, Saint Catherine's in the Sinai Desert, plans to use hi-tech cameras to shed new light on ancient Christian texts preserved for centuries within its fortress walls.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-06-22 12:05
A Roman Roodee, which includes chariot races and gladiator fights, has become a popular feature of Chester, England's Roman Festival. The event takes place June 25-26, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-06-18 12:03
A well-preserved Roman barge has been discovered at the bottom of the Rhine River in the Netherlands. The vessel is the oldest of its type ever discovered in the country.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-06-17 15:29
Ordnance Survey of Southampton, England, is set to release a new historical map of ancient Britain, complete with place names, roads and landmarks.