Roman villa in Positano reveals spectacular ancient art

Recent excavations of a Roman villa under the town of Positano, south of Naples, Italy, revealed well-preserved lavish decoration of the once luxurious seaside mansion. The structure, dated to the 1st centuries BC and AD is located nearly 9 metres under a modern church in the centre of the town.

Ancient Greek citadel unearthed in Jerusalem

Archaeologists in Jerusalem (Israel) have unearthed ruins of a fortress built 2000 years ago by Greeks. The ruins form relics of the Hellenistic Period of the region. The citadel, until now known only from texts, was at the heart of a bloody rebellion that eventually led to the expulsion of the Greeks.