Iron Age

Megalithic Tombs Discovered in India

KRISHNAGIRI, INDIA—<i>The Times of India</i> reports that researchers have discovered more than 300 megalithic tombs on a rocky hilltop in the southern …

Archaeology

Iron Age ruins in Assynt recreated in 3D

<b>A 3D model has been created of the ruins of an Iron Age home in the Highlands.</b><p>James McComas made the model of Clachtoll broch in Assynt and has made it available online.<p>It allows the viewer to see the 2,000-year-old ruins from different angles.<p>A major excavation has been taking place at the …

Archaeology

Iron Age Coins Unearthed in England

LINCOLN, ENGLAND—According to a report in <i>The Grantham Journal</i>, two men using metal detectors discovered a hoard of more than 280 gold and silver …

Archaeology

Iron Age statue discovered in Turkey

<b>Published on</b> September 14th, 2017 | <i>by admin</i><p>0<p>A giant Iron Age statue of a woman has been discovered at the archaeological site of Tayinat in Turkey, …

Archaeology

Bronze Age tools unearthed in Clwydian range hillforts dig

<b>Archaeologists working in the Clwydian range hillforts in Denbighshire have unearthed stone tools which are thought to be several thousand years old.</b><p>The Clwydian Range Archaeology Group (CRAG) was excavating an area between the Moel Arthur and Penycloddiau when they found half a dozen unusual tools …

Archaeology

Iron Age home in Sutherland was burned down

Sign up to our Daily newsletter<p>An Iron Age home in Sutherland looks like it has been hastily abandoned after fire broke out.<p>Archaeologists think the …

Archaeology

Iron Age house in Assynt 'was burned down'

<b>An Iron Age home in the Highlands appears to have been hastily abandoned after a fire broke out either accidently or in an attack.</b><p>Archaeologists investigating the remains of the broch in Sutherland say they have found evidence to support the theory that the building caught fire and collapsed about …

Archaeology

The Samaria Ivories—Phoenician or Israelite?

From the moment they were discovered, the Samaria ivories created fanfare. In excellent condition, the ivories depict scenes of exotic wildlife and …

Archaeology

Iron Age collection of coins declared treasure

<b>A hoard of gold and silver coins dating back to the Iron Age has been declared treasure.</b><p>They were discovered by two metal detectorists in a field near Riseholme, Lincoln, in February.<p>The find of 282 coins includes rare examples stamped with the names of local rulers living in the area before the …

Archaeology

Gold rush: Iron age treasure discovered in Lincoln

A hoard of gold and silver Iron Age coins dating back to the dawn of the Roman conquest have been unearthed by metal detectorists in Lincoln. Sean …

Archaeology

Head of a pin in form of a winged horse | Iran | Iron Age II | The Met

This winged horse carved in the round has a compact and simplified form, with an emphasis on decorative patterning. The head is small in proportion …

Archaeology

3,000 year-old female statue found at citadel gate complex in southeast Turkey

Excavations led by University of Toronto archaeologists in southeast Turkey near the Syrian border have unearthed a beautifully carved head and upper …

Archaeology

400 Viking, Iron Age artifacts stolen from Bergen museum

At least 400 Viking and Iron Age artifacts were stolen from the University Museum in Bergen, Norway, during the weekend of August 11-1. The burglars …

Archaeology

Caithness digs deep to discover secrets of its brochs

They are style of building unique to the north of Scotland and a rare insight into how society organised itself more than 2,000 years ago.<p>Brochs, …

Archaeology

Hezekiah’s Religious Reform—In the Bible and Archaeology

One of the most significant changes in the religious life of ancient Israel occurred during the reign of the Judahite king Hezekiah, in the late …

Archaeology

3,000 year-old female statue uncovered in Turkey

Archaeologists from the University of Toronto have uncovered the 3,000-year-old remains of a large statue in Turkey that they say may challenge the traditional thinking of the role of women in ancient society.<p>“The discovery of this statue raises the possibility that women played a more prominent …

Archaeology

The hillforts of Iron Age Wales and why they might have been built

Thousands of years after they were built the mysteries of Iron Age hillforts are shrouded in the mists of time.<p>More than 1,000 are scattered around …

Archaeology

Huge Ancient Statue of Iron Age Goddess Discovered

Excavations in southeastern Turkey have uncovered a massive 3,000-year-old statue that is believed to have depicted either an Iron age goddess or …

Archaeology

Iron Age Statue Unearthed in Turkey

TAYINAT, TURKEY—<i>The International Business Times</i> reports that archaeologists have unearthed a large fragment of an Iron Age statue in eastern Turkey. …

Archaeology

Huge ancient statue of mystery Iron Age goddess discovered in Turkey

Excavations in southeastern Turkey have uncovered a massive 3,000-year-old statue, partially destroyed in what appears to have been a ritual act of …

Archaeology

Bronze Age tombs unearthed during car park construction

Workers digging the foundations for a new car park have unearthed the burial site of a Bronze Age warrior, revealing a rich source of artefacts …

Archaeology

Enormous 3,000-year-old statue of mysterious Turkish matriarch discovered

This majestic 5-metre-tall statue guarded the citadel of Kunulua in the Iron Age.<p>A giant Iron Age statue of a woman has been discovered at the …

Archaeology

Mysterious stone slab discovered in Spain is covered with ancient symbols that no one can read

At 1.5m high and 85cm wide, the stela of Montoro is an imposing artefact. It is a stone slab covered in engravings thought to date from the Iron Age. …

Archaeology

The Caterthuns, Two Iron Age Hillforts In Scotland

Some of you may have already seen this wonderful drone footage by Kieran Baxter featuring the Caterthuns, a pair of large hill forts about one …

Archaeology

Siberian Warrior Burial Unearthed

OMSK, RUSSIA—The remains of a warrior who lived during the transition from the Bronze Age to the Iron Age were unearthed during renovation of a …

History

Archaeological excavation on Orkney yields new discoveries

EXCAVATIONS at Swandro, on the west coastline of Rousay on Orkney, have proved to be extremely successful.<p>The endangered multi-period site, much of …

Archaeology

Having Kids Leads to More Fights With Your In-Laws, Study Finds

Having kids might help you understand what your own parents went through in raising you and what your partner's parents went through in raising them. …

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8 Amazing Things Uncovered by Melting Glaciers and Ice

As the climate warms, ice patches, glaciers, and permafrosts across the world have begun to give up their hidden history. As a result, glacial …

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The Four-Room House: Typically Israelite?

This primitive hut was excavated in the vicinity of an ancient Egyptian temple in Medinet Habu, Western Thebes. Judging from its four-room plan and …

Archaeology

Watch the Big Dipper as It Moves Through Time and Space

The expression “fixed in the stars” implies that celestial bodies are stuck motionless in the sky. But as a new short film created by the American …

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