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Missing Link to First Written Alphabet Discovered on Ancient Pottery

Early writing found on a 3,500-year-old pottery shard in Israel may represent the "missing link" in the development of the first alphabet.

The Ancient Curse Tablets Found in Athens Well

A discovery of a trove of ancient curse tablets was made recently in Athens' downtown neighborhood of Kerameikos (Ceramicus).

Underwater Bronze Age City in Iraq Revealed After Drought

An ancient Bronze Age city in Iraq came to light after the river that covered it for thousands of years dried up due to a drought. Located under a portion of the Tigris River in Northern Iraq, the city of...

Treasures from Hub of Ancient Greek Civilization at Volos Museum

A hub of ancient Greek civilization, the area around Magnesia's capital city of Volos is rich in historical treasures.

Underwater City of Heracleion, Egypt, and its Links to Ancient Greece

The Lost City Of Heracleion, which was once the largest port in Egypt, was discovered underwater after more than 2,000 years.

Archaeologists Uncover Trove of Mummies, Ancient Artifacts in Egypt

Archaeologists near Cairo, Egypt recently uncovered a treasure trove filled with 250 mummies and countless ancient artifacts dating to around 500 BC. The stunning finds, which include statues of the ancient Egyptian gods Anubis, Amun, Min, Osiris, Isis, Nefertum, Bastet,...

Humans and Neanderthals “Lived Together” 50,000 Years Ago

New research from an Israeli archaeological dig has proven that modern humans and Neanderthals lived together some 50,000 years ago.

Skeleton of Ancient Woman Lying on Her Bronze Bed Found in Greece

Greek archaeologists presented never-before-seen discoveries from the Kozani region at an archaeological conference over the weekend.

Gothic Warrior and His Weapons Found Buried in Greece’s Thessaloniki

A Gothic warrior, who was buried with his weaponry, was found recently in an early Christian basilica in Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece.

The Life of Heinrich Schliemann, the Discoverer of Troy

Archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann was a larger-than-life figure, discovering Troy in what is now Hisarlik, in modern-day Turkey.