Sheep Help Archaeologists Preserve Ancient Ruins at Pompeii
A herd of sheep is helping archaeologists preserve ancient ruins at Pompeii. This Roman city was buried in ash and pumice following the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. Despite 250 years of excavations, only about two-thirds of...
Roman-Era City Discovered at Luxor, Egypt
Archaeologists in Egypt announced on Tuesday they had discovered a 1,800-year-old “complete residential city from the Roman era” in the heart of the southern city of Luxor. The city, dating to the second and third centuries, is the “oldest and...