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Evil Eye

A 1,800-year-old ring and the curse of the ‘evil eye’

Last year, archaeologists in Croatia found a remarkable 1,800-year-old ring with an ‘eye’ that was used to protect the wearer from spells or a bad curse, often referred to as the ‘evil eye’. The...
Byzantine Coins and Gold

Rare Byzantine Coins and Gold Uncovered in Ancient Garbage Pit

Archaeologists have found a hoard of ancient coins, lamps, jewellery, and other artefacts in a Byzantine refuse pit uncovered near the ancient city of Apollonia-Arsuf in Israel. The ancient garbage...
Ancient Viking Riches in Denmark

Ancient Viking Riches Unearthed on a Farm in Denmark

Archaeologists have uncovered a series of lavish Viking jewellery items at a farm site on Zealand, the largest island in Denmark, dating back 1,300 years. It is thought that the items may be...