National Geographic lists Israel’s Roman swords as top find of 2023

Four ancient but well-preserved swords — found serendipitously by an Ariel University archaeologist who slipped his hand into a hole in a hidden chamber of a Judean Desert Cave — have been named the “Number-One Find for 2023” of National Geographic Magazine. The cache of Roman weaponry, protected from the elements for some 1,900 […]

Ancient Roman cavalry swords unearthed in the UK

Two remarkably well-preserved Roman cavalry swords, accompanied by remnants of their wooden scabbards and fitments, were recently unearthed in the picturesque Cotswold District of the United Kingdom. This remarkable find, made during a metal detectorist rally in the north of the Cotswolds, shines a spotlight on the rich history of the region and offers […]