In south-west Egypt, Beir Al-Shaghala, archaeologists have discovered two ancient tombs, built in different styles. The buildings, made of dried brick, are decorated with wall paintings. The paintings showed the process of mummification. (more…)
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At the beginning of the year in North England, in North Yorkshire, a very interesting discovery was made. During construction works carried out on the A1 from London to Edinburgh (Scotland), the remains of a very early and rich Roman settlement were found. (more…)
Eight years ago – as a result of heavy rains – the gladiator school in Pompeii collapsed. The following years, the scientists spent on conservation work. In the end, tourists can again admire the preserved monument. Schola Armaturarum can be visited on Thursdays. (more…)
On a rainy morning on August 19, 1937, the siblings Eusebia and Tomás Roldán found an amazing treasure in northwestern Spain. A strong downpour brought out an object that looked like an old cauldron.
The previous left-wing Italian government, last year, was considering the introduction of fees for entering the famous ancient Roman monument – the Pantheon. However, the new government coalition threw the project into the bin. (more…)
Researchers in Israel examined a Roman find from years ago – a ring – which apparently belonged to Pontius Pilate, the Roman prefect of Judea who supervised the process and crucifixion of Christ. (more…)