A cache of writing tablets, dating to 1st cent. AD, containing secret letters were discovered buried in the ground near the ancient Roman fort of Vindolanda, Northumberland, United Kingdom.
Archaeologists unearthed 38 skeletons buried in a Jewish cemetery more than 500 years ago, located in an area identified on ancient maps as “Campus Iudeorum” – Latin for “Field of Jews” — in the Trastevere quarter of modern Rome.
A niche on the attic at the former archive, located within the vicarage of the female Benedictine monastery in Lubomierz, south-western Poland. The find is said to hold remains of over 300 saints.
A team of scientist has uncovered new evidence of an early religious dialogue between Europeans and Native Americans in the Caribbean, expressed in early colonial inscriptions and commentaries written within the walls of a cave system on the island of Mona.
Roman wooden writing tablets were found by archaeologists buried in waterlogged ground just 400 metres east of St Paul’s Cathedral in London. The documents include probably the earliest manuscript ever found in Britain – and what may be the earliest surviving example of the name London.
Polish archaeologists from University of Warsaw search for the lost fort of a Roman legion in the vicinity of Mount Ararat. The research is a part of a project financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education aimed at documenting remains of Roman presence in the region south of Armenia’s capital Yerevan.
New analysis of Herculaneum papyrus scroll fragments revealed the use of metallic ink in Greco-Roman literary inscription centuries earlier than previously thought.
Metal detectorist from the United Kingdom has recently discovered a brooch, dated to 1800 BC. The artefact is made of copper and contains the letters “RMA” engraved in its shape.