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Mothers, Madness and Music: A Study of the Parallels of Cybele and Dionysus
Though she was one of the most renowned goddesses in her day, the motherly, wise Cybele has long been over-shadowed in the mythology of ancient Greece by [...]
What English Site is So Favored that Human Activity Spans Across 12,000 Years There?
Archaeologists in England digging to investigate the site of a future highway have found evidence of human occupation going as far back as 12,000 years. [...]
Hellenistic jewellery, Greek icon and Byzantine artefacts seized in Turkey
Turkish police have seized Hellenistic jewellery with an approximate market value of 1 million Turkish liras ($267,000) from the flat of an antiquities [...]
Geo-Social Mystique: Origins of the Mystery Rock of Guatapé in Colombia
In the Colombian department of Antioquia between the towns of Guatapé and El Peñol there is an enormous monolith which is called the El Peñón de Guatapé. [...]
Looting of ancient sites rife in Palestine
Customs authorities at the Allenby Crossing between Jordan and Israel foiled on Sunday an attempt to smuggle Roman and Mamluk period coins into Israel. [...]
Diet and mobility end up recorded in our bones and in our teeth
A new study, conducted by a research group of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country, has analysed the diet of Muslim individuals at the Tauste [...]
Egypt begins restoration of colossus of Ramses II at Karnak Temples
Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities is conducting comprehensive restoration work on a colossus statue of king Ramsess II that once decorated the façade [...]
Star-Crossed Lovers? Criminals? Or Strangers? The Mystery of the Windeby Bog Bodies
Windeby I (known also as the ‘Windeby Girl’ until recently) is a bog body hat was discovered in a peat bog located in the town of Windeby, near Schleswig, [...]
New Discovery About The Moon's Age Could Rewrite History
A new test of moon rocks from the Apollo 14 mission suggest that the moon may be way older than we previously thought. Source: discover
Trading Treasures and Curiosity: The Fascinating History of Manila Galleons
Every remarkable story starts with curiosity. That is the primary reason why people travel and want to discover new lands. It applies to every period in [...]