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Ancient Greek Mosaic Celebrates the Joy of Life

A magnificent ancient Greek mosaic discovered in Hatay, Turkey continues to amaze archaeologists and historians attempting to ascertain the exact meaning of its images and inscriptions. The floor mosaic, which was found in the Hatay Province, located on the Turkish-Syrian...

Magnificent Ancient Mosaic Unearthed in Athens, Greece

Significant hoard of antiquities were uncovered during excavations in Theatrou Square that were part of a project carried out by the Municipality of Athens. According to the Ministry of Culture, the antiquities were discovered in the southern part of the...

Ancient Roman Artifact Used as Coffee Table for Nearly 50 Years

A couple in New York has been using a priceless ancient Roman artifact as a coffee table for nearly 50 years. The incredible story of the 2,000-year-old "coffee table," which dates back to the time of the emperor Caligula, was...

Roman Mosaics with Stunning Greek Scenes Uncovered in Syria

A rare and stunning mosaic panel depicting Greek scenes has been uncovered in the Homs province of Syria. Experts say it dates back to the Roman era. Syrian state news agency SANA reported that archeologists unearthed the sizeable mosaic panel...

Exquisite Byzantine Mosaic Uncovered in Western Turkey

An early Byzantine Christian monastery with its exquisite mosaic was recently unearthed in Izmir, Western Turkey.

Stunning Trojan War Mosaic Uncovered in England

Archaeologists in the UK have recently uncovered a stunning mosaic from the Roman era depicting the famous battle between two protagonists of the Trojan War: Achilles and Hector. The artwork, measuring eleven meters (thirty-six feet) by almost seven meters (22.9...

World’s Oldest Mosaic Uncovered in Central Turkey

The world's oldest mosaic has recently been discovered in Yozgat in central Turkey. Archaeologists excavated the design in Yogat's Sorgun district. The mosaic measures 10 by 23 feet, is comprised of 3,147 stones, and is thought to be over 3,500...

Byzantine-Era Winepress that Depicts Greek Gods Discovered in Israel

Excavations in Zippori National Park, Israel, recently revealed Byzantine-era winepresses and structures, one of which has a mosaic depicting what appears to be a wine-drinking contest between the Greek gods Dionysus and Heracles. The site of the Zippori National Park...

The Stunning Roman-Era Thessaloniki Mosaics

A stunning "Mosaic of Summer" is being displayed digitally by the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, it was announced Saturday. 

1,400-Year-Old Byzantine Church, Mosaic Found Near Jerusalem

An important archaeological discovery of a Byzantine mosaic and Greek inscriptions, which perhaps pose more questions than answers, was made public by members of the Israel Antiquities Authority. After three years of painstaking excavations, a Byzantine-era Christian church with spectacular,...