601 CE and Earlier
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-09-17 10:19
David Rosenthal reviews Spice: The History of a Temptation by Jack Turner, a new book which theorizes that spice brought about the downfall of Rome.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-15 14:43
A collection of more than 600 marble statues and tombs from the Roman period will once again be open to the public.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-06 18:12
A wooden carving of the Viking god Odin has been linked to England Neolithic monument Seahenge, which consists of a giant, overturned tree stump surrounded by wooden timbers.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-05 12:25
Archaeologists working on a site in Verulamium Park, St Albans have uncovered a beautiful third century marble mosaic.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2004-09-02 21:54
A fragment of gold and silver alloy found earlier this year, believed to be the missing part of the famous torc found at Snettisham in 1965, has been declared treasure trove by the coroner.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-02 19:26
Archaeologists excavating a site near Voitenki in the Ukraine have discovered evidence of a large Goth settlement dating to the 4th century.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-02 09:07
Queen Boadicea, the warrior queen who battled the Romans in 1st century Britain, is the subject of a segment of the new TV series "Battlefield Britain."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-02 02:03
Gary Lee and Jim Wilkinson used a metal detector to discover a 4th century Roman baptismal font near Grimsby, England.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 18:27
Charles Sproule, who uses a metal detector to hunt for treasure, has added to his collection with the discovery of five Iceni coins.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2004-08-26 18:35
The remains of a 6th Century Anglo-Saxon princess have been put on display as part of a £5m restoration of the Corinium Museum in Cirencester.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-24 15:34
The National Museum of Ireland has issued a statement dismissing claims by a Swedish researcher that Ireland was the legendary Atlantis.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sun, 2004-08-22 22:16
A magnifcant 2,400 year old golden mask has been discovered in Shipka, Bulgaria, is thought to depict King Seutus III, a 5th century BC leader of the Thracians.
Submitted by Lyneyea on Sat, 2004-08-21 12:27
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-08-20 13:51
New evidence from two different sources has placed the legendary Atlantis in either Spain or Ireland.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-08-15 11:07
Archaeologists have discovered that an extremely rare leather artifact, thought to be 1400 years old, was actually a satchel for books.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-08-09 10:03
Two rare 4th century Roman floors, unearthed in 1880 and reburied by workmen, have been re-discovered on the Isle of Wight.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-08-07 07:46
The new King Arthur film has National Geographic wading into the debate about the historical King Arthur and Camelot.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2004-08-01 16:06
Archaeologists from Basilicata University in Italy are excavating part of the southwestern edge of Pompeii, revealing a civilization that predates even the Romans.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-25 09:47
Deveoplers working at Old Feather's Pub on Lordsmill Street in Chesterfield, England, have discovered evidence of a Roman fort.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-23 20:17
Archaeologists are celebrating the discovery of a huge Roman villa near Swindon, England as "one of the most important Roman sites in England."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-07-12 22:29
Archaeologists have made an important discovery in Essex, England: a large Roman road connecting Essex and London and a whole new Roman town.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-11 19:47
Be very quiet! Florida State professor of anthropology Cheryl Ward is hunting pirates! Roman pirates!
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-07-10 13:07
The Woodchester Pavement, a replica of the Great Orpheus Roman Pavement found at Woodchester Church, is on temporary display at Prinknash Abbey, near Painswick, England. Donation are being solicited to help purchase the pavement for its permanent home.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-07-10 09:35
Several hundred early Christian Byzantine artifacts which were stolen 30 years ago have been returned to the Republic of Cyprus.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-07-06 23:02
The large estate of a wealthy Roman named Anicetus has been discovered in Dorset, England.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2004-07-05 14:09
Queen Boadicea, in all her glory, is back in not one but four new films.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-04 17:45
Visitors to Saalburg's reconstructed Roman fort get a first-hand view of what life was like for a Roman soldier in 3rd century Germany.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-04 14:10
Fragments of two glass armlets dating to Roman times have been discovered near East Linton, England.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-07-03 12:42
The Exponent discusses the reactions of Purdue University professors to the new "King Arthur" film.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2004-07-02 14:00
Archaeologists from the University of Southampton have traced Portchester Castle's past from Roman times through the Saxon era and into medieval times.