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Six Clay Seals Discovered In Israel Linked To Era Of Kings David And Solomon

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.20.2014 | Religion

A Mississippi State University archaeological team uncovered six official clay seals at a dig in southern Israel -- offering some support for the reig...

Beardless Jesus Discovered On Early Christian Artifact

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 10.07.2014 | Religion

Spanish archaeologists have found a depiction of Jesus that dates back to the 4th century, making it one of the earliest images of the Christian deity...

PHOTOS: Early Church Unearthed At Famous Roman Site

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 07.11.2013 | Science

A major new excavation in Maryport, England has provided a window into the religious landscape of an area once occupied by the Roman Empire. Archaeolo...

Old Skeletons May Belong To Family Of Medieval Knight

Posted 05.01.2013 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/29/2013 01:26 PM EDT on LiveScience Archaeologists have unearthed skeletal remains of eight ...

Old Skeletons Reveal Sad Plight Of Ancient People

Posted 03.19.2013 | Science

Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/18/2013 12:58 PM EDT While an Egyptian pharaoh built majestic temples filled with sparkling trea...

Samson Mosaic Discovered In Ancient Israeli Synagogue

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 07.05.2012 | Religion

A colorful mosaic depicting the Biblical figure Samson has been discovered in the Galilee region of Israel, according to the Israeli Antiquities Autho...

Jesus' Will Found

Mark C. Miller | Posted 07.07.2012 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

Having successfully completed his quest for Jesus' will, Matlow now looks forward to his next assignment from the Israeli government: locating the Garden of Eden's Tree of Knowledge.

Archaeological Dig Vacations: Volunteer Experiences for Any Personality

Huffington Post | Rebecca Dolan | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel

Vacations these days aren't just about how many museum lines it's possible to stand in or finding out how long it takes to get a blistering sunburn, b...

Archaeologists Find Early Menorah Depiction

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli archaeologists have uncovered one of the earliest depictions of a menorah, the seven-branched candelabra that has come to sy...

Vespasian Birthplace: Roman Emperor's 2000-Year-Old Villa Unearthed Near Cittareale

AP | MARTA FALCONI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — Archaeologists have unearthed a sprawling country villa believed to be the birthplace of Vespasian, the Roman emperor who built the Colos...

Roman Ship Graveyard Discovered Off Italian Coast

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Archaeologists scanning the seabed almost 1000 feet below the coast of the Italian island of Ventotene discovered five perfect-condition ancient Roman...

China: 100 Terracotta Warrior Statues Discovered

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Archaeologists in China's northern Xi'an city have excavated another 100 terracotta warriors, including a much-prized army officer, near the tomb of t...

Jerusalem Quarry Discovered Linked To Building Of Second Temple

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An ancient quarry has been uncovered by construction crews in Jerusalem that, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority, can be traced back 2,300 ...

Archaeology Uncovers Prehistoric

The Belfast Telegraph | Linda Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prehistoric mysteries uncovered in an archaeological dig at a Co Down road scheme were revealed to the public this morning. The team behind the dig a...

Prehistoric German Flute Is Oldest Known

AP | PATRICK McGROARTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — A bird-bone flute unearthed in a German cave was carved some 35,000 years ago and is the oldest handcrafted musical instrument yet disc...

Ancient Cyprus Well Discovered With Body At The Bottom

AP | MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Archaeologists have discovered a water well in Cyprus that was built as long as 10,500 years ago, and the skeleton of a young ...

Hebrew Text Discovered On 3,000-Year-Old Jar Handle

AP | JOSEPH MARKS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Archaeologists digging on Jerusalem's Mount of Olives have discovered a nearly 3,000-year-old jar handle bearing ancient Hebrew scri...

Venus of Hohle Fels: PREHISTORIC PORN

AP | PATRICK McGROARTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — A 35,000-year-old ivory carving of a busty woman found in a German cave was unveiled Wednesday by archaeologists who believe it is the ...

Hobbits Found To Be 'A Separate Species'

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Scientists have found more evidence that the Indonesian "Hobbit" skeletons belong to a new species of human - and not modern pygmies....

Egyptian Temples Discovered By Archaeologists In Sinai

AP | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Archaeologists exploring an old military road in the Sinai have unearthed four new temples amidst the 3,000-year-old remains of an ancie...