Evidence of an Ancient Rescue Operation

It is impossible to tell with certainty if the skull described in the story belonged to Pliny the Elder. However, the evidence that he and his men were there remains strong given what archaeologists have discovered in their excavations. Read the article to learn more: Vesuvius Remains Identified As Heroic Rescue Mission By Pliny The … Continue reading Evidence of an Ancient Rescue Operation

Good Friday

Take a look at this article on crucifixion, readers: Christ crucifié, Diego Velázquez (détail) © wikimedia commons Asphyxiation: The main cause of death by crucifixion J-P Mauro - published on 07/09/20 A new study of the only known remains of a crucified man paints a different picture of the Roman execution method. In 1968, archaeologist Vassilios Tzaferis excavated … Continue reading Good Friday

Treasured Discovery in the Land of the Rising Sun

Many forget that when times are tough cash is a great asset. When the world goes crazy, hard currency can open doors which will remain firmly shut otherwise. That is why people throughout history have buried coins and other valuables in their backyards or kept them in hidden nooks in the houses, since they can … Continue reading Treasured Discovery in the Land of the Rising Sun