Oldest bone gaming die unearthed in Jerusalem

Archaeologists working under the auspices of the Israel Antiquities Authority have made a remarkable discovery in the City of David National Park, uncovering a gaming die that dates back to the 13th century. The find was made during routine soil sifting at the Pool of Siloam, a site known for its rich archaeological significance. […]

Underground hideout from nearly 2,000 years ago unearthed in Israel

Archaeologists in northern Israel have uncovered an immense underground hideout comprising narrow tunnels and bigger rooms that were dug by Jewish villagers nearly 2,000 years ago at a time of revolt against the Roman Empire. The experts said the labyrinth is evidence that Jewish communities as far north as the hills of the Galilee, […]

Ancient agricultural settlement unearthed in Israel sheds light on human evolution

Israeli archaeologists have uncovered evidence of one of the earliest known agricultural settlements, providing invaluable insight into the dawn of human agriculture. The findings, located in the Eshtaol settlement near Beit Shemesh, which is surrounded by contemporary agricultural fields, offer a glimpse into a transformative era when humans shifted from a nomadic lifestyle to […]

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 […]

Ancient sandals unearthed in Spain may be the oldest footwear ever found

Ancient sandals unearthed in Spain may be the oldest footwear ever found

Sandals discovered in a bat cave in southern Spain may be the oldest footwear ever discovered in Europe, scientists said this week, estimating that they could be up to 6,200 years old. Baskets, tools and the sandals found in the 19th century at a hunter-gatherer burial site in the Cueva de los Murci√©lagos, or […]