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Palace of Aigai: The Biggest Building of Ancient Greece

The palace of Aigai, known today as Vergina, is considered not only the biggest but, together with the Parthenon, the most significant building of classical Greece. Constructed during the reign of Philip II (359 - 336 BC) on a raised...

The Oldest Wine in Europe Has Been Discovered in Greece

The oldest wine in Europe was discovered recently in ancient Philippi of northern Greece, the Department of History and Archaeology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki announced. The University presented research that indicates that the production and drinking of wine...

Ghost Village in Spain Revealed After Drought Empties Reservoir

Drone footage captured the emergence of a ghost village in Spain after a drought drained a dam on the Spanish-Portuguese border. The Aceredo village in the Galicia region of Spain was flooded in 1992 by the Alto Linoso reservoir, which...

Europe’s First Homo Sapiens May Have Lived in a Rock Shelter in France

A new study published on Wednesday argues that the first Homo Sapiens in Europe took shelter in a cave in France. The study, which was published in Science Advances, points to multiple artifacts recovered in the cave -- including stone...

99 Million-Year-Old Flowers Found Preserved in Amber

  A group of ancient flowers was discovered in present-day Myanmar perfectly preserved in amber. A new study found that the flowers suggest that some flowering plants have been unchanged for nearly 100 million years. Ancient flower specimens are notoriously hard to...

Euboean Cup Found in New Excavation of Etruscan Tomb

Archaeologists in Italy are just now announcing the discovery of ten spectacular Etruscan tombs found in the Autumn of 2021 in the Monterozzi necropolis. Carried out in what the archaeologists called an “emergency campaign” to save the complex, the finds...

World’s Oldest Computer and Ancient Greeks’ View of the Universe

A bronze artifact salvaged from an ancient Greek shipwreck, recognized as the world's oldest computer, may hold the secrets of the universe. By Mike Edmunds When we talk of the history of computers, most of us will refer to the evolution...

Ice Age Footprints Rewrite History of Humans in America

Ice Age human footprints found fossilized in the ground at White Sands National Park in New Mexico are rewriting the history of humans in America. Scientists announced on Thursday that the footprints are 23,000 years old, which means they were...

The Stunning Greek-inspired Architecture of the Ancient City of Petra

The stunningly-beautiful ancient city known as Petra in southern Jordan is a world treasure like none other on the globe. The ancient rock city is built into the dramatic pink-colored stone of Jabal Al-Madbah mountain, facing outward to a...

Santorini Volcano Explosion Dates Changed: Piece of Olive Tree Found on Thirasia Changes Everything

The dating of a piece of olive tree found on Thirasia will move the dating of the eruption of Santorini's volcano a few decades later than current estimates, the Ministry of Culture and Sports said on Friday. The wood was...