Roman settlement under Britain's longest road

Archaeological investigation in an area near Scotch Corner, North Yorkshire, England, scheduled to be overbuilt by the A1 road, unearthed a wealthy Roman settlement and rare artefacts linked to the engineers who built the ancient Dere Street, a Roman road that’s followed by the modern A1.

5000-years-old rock art found in Egypt

Rock art dating back 5000 years was found on the ceiling of a small cavity in the Egyptian Sahara desert, between the Nile valley and the Gilf Kebir Plateau. It is believed it depicts a star in the east, a newborn between parents and two animals.