Roman Findings: Beit Shemesh Monastery, 1,000 Doliche Seals

Credit: Israel Antiquities Authority Official Channel   A Byzantine monastery was discovered during construction in Ramat Beit Shemesh outside Jerusalem. Among the findings were mosaic floors decorated with birds and pomegranates, stone walls, bases of marble pillars decorated with crosses, a bronze cross and ceramic oil lamps. The finds from the next excavation were much…

Historic Findings: Vetulonia

sharpness / 123RF Stock Photo Pantalica   Etruscan discoveries are rare to come by but thankfully the site of Vetulonia has shown no stop to its treasures. The site has already been explored and ruins were discovered but now a new site is being explored. A large villa was discovered consisting of 10 rooms with…

New History: Ancient Cities

New Bronze Age City Yet again Iraq is revealed to contain new marvels from our distant past. A new Bronze Age city was discovered near Dohuk in the far north of Iraq, dated back to the Bronze Age. Led by the Institute for Ancient Near Eastern Studies (IANES) from the University of Tübingen, the findings…