Archaeology News




Treasure trove with over 2,000 gold coins discovered off the Israel coast

At its zenith during the 11th century, the Fatimid Caliphate with its later royal capital based in Cairo (al-Qāhira), spanned most of North Africa (also known as Maghreb), the sea-bordering Hijaz (west of the Red Sea), Levant (by Asiatic Mediterranean) and even Sicily. The Shia faith-fueled empire was mostly known for its cultural achievements, religious tolerance…


6000-year old skeletal remains found in a ‘spooning’ posture in Greece

Today is Valentine's Day, as of writing this post. And, as they say - true romance is eternal; an hyperbolic expression now proven historically true by the archaeology news of two skeletons unearthed in one of the Diros caves in Peloponnesos, southern Greece. Dated from 3800 BC, these pre-historic remains were found to be in…