The entrance of Eisriesenwelt Cave
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 01:26

The Austrian Alps are renowned for their beauty and of course for winter sports, such as skiing. There are also a number of important caves in the county and perhaps the most well-known of these is Eisriesenwelt as it is the biggest ice cave in the world.  

Main: Roman Forum (Ivan Kurmyshov / Adobe Stock). Inset: Statue of Romulus and Remus in Rome (pict rider / Adobe Stock)
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 16:46

Archaeologists have unearthed a tomb beneath the Roman Forum that they think might be the resting place of the legendary Romulus, founder of Rome.

Tomb of the augurs. Tarquinia, Italia. (circa 530 BC) (Public Domain)
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 16:13

Cycles of nature were at the core of the ancient practice of divination to decipher the will of the gods. Many different methods of divination were practiced in antiquity, such as dream interpretations (oneiromancy)

Representation of a Viking Hall.        Source: Roksolana / Adobe stock
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 15:17

Three ancient Viking hall type structures of Norse power have been scanned at a Late Iron Age royal burial site in Norway.

Bali gold ornaments found at Pangkung Paruk.         Source:  A. Calo / Antiquity Publications Ltd
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 14:07

Archaeologists excavating in Bali have presented the largest collection of Roman gold-glass beads ever discovered in early Southeast Asia, which proves the existence of an ancient trade route where the Bali gold was obtained from.

Left: Archaeologists at the Pictish King's Seat Hillfort last year. Right top: A fragment of Anglo-Saxon drinking vessel. Right bottom: A decorated spindle whorl, which was used in textile production.       Source: AOC Archaeology Ltd / Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 23:03

Archaeologists digging at an ancient Pictish hillfort, near Dunkeld in Scotland, prove it was an important power center for an elite class.