Siberian Mummies in Copper Masks Pose Mystery
The ruins of Sardis have been a rich source of knowledge about classical antiquity since the 7th century B.C., when the city was the capital of Lydia. Now, Sardis has given up another treasure in the form of two enigmatic ritual deposits, which are proving more difficult to fathom than the coins for which the city was famous.
Arrgh! Adventures of 17th-Century Pirate Alliance Uncovered
New Pharaoh Found in Egypt: Photos
Lost Remains of Slain Ancient Queen Unearthed
'Gate to Hell' Guardians Found: Photos
Stonehenge Treasures Reveal Worshippers' Sophistication
Living Relatives of Iceman Mummy Found
Ancient Kingdom Discovered Beneath Mound in Iraq
Ancient Road Leading to Stonehenge Found
"Ancient Golden Treasure Found at Foot of Temple Mount: In summer excavations at the foot of the Temple Mount, Hebrew University of Jerusalem archaeologist Dr. Eilat Mazar made a stunning discovery: two bundles of treasure containing thirty-six gold coins, gold and silver jewelry, and a gold medallion with the menorah (Temple candelabrum) symbol etched into it. Also etched into the 10-cm medallion are a shofar (ram's horn) and a Torah scroll..." (article) [www.ScienceDaily.com]
Medieval Poison Ring Used for Political Murders : Discovery News. Found at the site of a former medieval fortress in Cape Kaliakra, not far from the Black Sea coastal town of Kavarna in northeast Bulgaria, the finely crafted ring was probably worn by a male on the little finger of the right hand, and is dated to the 14th century..
Medieval Poison Ring Used for Political Murders
Dread Pirate Blackbeard's Wreck Is Coming Up
These small sculpted stones unearthed from an early Bronze Age burial in Turkey could be the earliest gaming tokens ever found, confirming that board games likely originated and spread from the Fertile Crescent regions and Egypt more than 5,000 years ago. The elaborate pieces consist of 49 small stones sculpted in different shapes and painted in green, red, blue, black and white. Some depict pigs, dogs and pyramids, others feature round and bullet shapes.
Pieces of Earliest Games Found