Historic Findings: A Roman Neighborhood

sergxfq / 123RF Stock Photo Roman Theatre in Dougga – the former capital of Numidia. Tunisia Welcome to France! We’ll be starting our survey of information here. A preserved Roman neighborhood was discovered in Sainte Colombe, a small commune across from Vienne in southeastern France. The finds are already quite impressive. They include: Metalwork Shops…

Historic Roman Findings: Britain, Libya, France

bloodua / 123RF Stock Photo Pompeii  Mural   A new discovery in Libya has shown that the ancient ruins in the world still have far more unearthed secrets. In the ancient Greco-Roman city of Ptolemais, between the Libyan cities of Benghazi (Libya’s second largest) and al-Bayda along the northern Mediterranean shore, a Roman villa was…

Historic Findings – Tomb of Augustus, England, Vienna

bloodua / 123RF Stock Photo Pompeii Mural   Scientists scanning the ground at Carnuntum, an ancient Roman city east of Vienna, Austria, have discovered a wooden amphitheater, bakeries, taverns and other shops necessary for supplying the games that gladiators fought in. Carnuntum Several Roman buildings were discovered under the park in the city of Chichester,…

New History: Egyptian & Levantine Discoveries

cookelma / 123RF Stock Photo   Frescoes found in Beit Ras A new Byzantine grave was discovered in Beit Ras, a village north of Irbid, the second largest city in Jordan. The find was discovered while the village was expanding their sewage system and was dated to the early era of Byzantine rule. Despite the…

Asian bodies discovered in London

In a Roman cemetery south of London two skeletons that were unearthed and examined were determined to have been of Asian origin. The ancient Roman city of Londinium was an administrative center in England for the Romans but Asians weren’t exactly on the list of visitors. Researchers were mainly looking to see if migrants were…