Bulgarian fortress reveals rare coin

Excavations at Rusokastro fortress near Bourgas in East Bulgaria, revealed rare valuable finds, including an ivory icon that they believe would have belonged to an emperor and a gold coin from the time of the Byzantine emperor Phocas (547-610AD).

Ancient treasure found as cargo in ancient Cesarea's harbor

Divers discovered in the port of ancient Caesarea (modern Israel) a cargo of a merchant ship that sank there during the Late Roman period, about 1,600 years ago. Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority conducted research at the site and found numerous objects such as iron anchors, remains of wooden anchors and items that were used in the construction and running of the sailing vessel.