Rare stone box from the Second Temple period discovered in the City of David

A rare and mysterious, multi-compartment stone container dating back to the days of the Second Temple that serves as evidence of the destruction of Jerusalem two millennia ago has been put on display for the first time at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. The square box was discovered during excavations conducted by the Israel […]

Researchers find that hidden Poseidon temple is larger than assumed

New excavations have unearthed further evidence that a previously discovered temple was a cult building within the famous sanctuary of Poseidon, which was an important religious center in the region, according to the Austrian Academy of Sciences. The new discoveries show that the temple discovered in 2022 was larger than previously assumed. Archaeologists from […]

Archaeologists excavate ancient temple of Artemis in Greece

A team of archaeologists from Switzerland and Greece have been working for the last four years to excavate the 7th century BC temple dedicated to the Greek goddess Artemis, in hopes of uncovering new information on the origins of an ancient cult.  The project was publicized in a press release from the Swiss School […]

Paganism to Christianity: Roman temple reveals ancient cultural blending

Researchers uncovered an ancient Roman temple that deepens our understanding of the social change of paganism to Christianity in the Roman Empire, a Friday news release from Saint Louis University announced. “We found three walls of a monumental structure that evidence suggests belonged to a Roman temple that dates to Constantine’s period,” Saint Louis […]

Archaeologists discover ancient treasure in Norwegian pagan temple

Gold treasure said to be around 1,400 years old was discovered in the remains of a pagan temple in Norway, multiple sources reported on Tuesday. The treasure includes five tiny gold foil figures that were found in the last few weeks by archaeologists. Reports described them to be as small as a fingernail and […]