Follow the link to learn more, readers! Archaeology Intern Unearths Spectacular, 2,000-Year-Old Roman Dagger By Katherine J. Wu MARCH 2, 2020 As far as internships go, Nico Calman arguably had an especially good one. During his stint with the Westphalie Department for the Preservation and Care of Field Monuments in Germany last year, 19-year-old Calman unearthed … Continue reading A Spectacular Find
Click the link to learn more: Viking Ring Found in Polish Stronghold is Actually Rare Christian Artifact Jan 17, 2020 Ian Harvey What was thought to be a Viking ring has turned out to be something else entirely. Even highly-trained professionals sometimes see what they expect to see, instead of what’s actually there, at least … Continue reading A Case of Mistaken Identity
Well this is an interesting find. And like the last item, it was discovered in Bosnia. Click the link to learn more about this ball of rock, readers! Was it fashioned by nature? By man? Or could it be the doorway to an alien civilization? You know, that last one would make a good story…. … Continue reading Was It Made by Nature, by Man, or Something Else…?
Good grief, they just keep popping up! Click on the link to learn more about the latest sword discovered in a stone, readers. I should really start checking my local waterways for antique or ancient weapons…. Divers Discover Fully Intact Medieval Sword in Underwater Stone Nov 5, 2019 Ian Harvey In Bosnia’s Republika Srpska, the … Continue reading ANOTHER Sword in the Stone Story….
Check out this fantastic article about a sunken palace discovered in an Iraqi reservoir: Drought in Iraq Reveals 3,400-yr-old Palace that Astounds Archaeologists Jul 3, 2019 Nancy Bilyeau After a drought caused water levels to recede dramatically in an Iraq reservoir, a 3,400-year-old palace was temporarily revealed that was hailed as an “archaeological sensation.” The discovery … Continue reading A Dry Discovery
In 2001, this author went to theaters to see Disney’s Atlantis: The Lost Empire. Although more mature than most of the material released by the company at the time, the story captured this writer’s imagination. To this day she enjoys speculating about lost cities beneath the waves and wonders why the trope seems to have … Continue reading Has Atlantis Been Discovered at Last?
Wow, when the Romans made something to last, they did not mess around. The shoe below was made in Ancient Rome, but you would not know that to look at it. It is so well preserved one could be forgiven for thinking it was made in the 1800s. But this dainty shoe was made, worn, … Continue reading Footwear to Last Millennia