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  1. Unexpected Statues of Mythological Goddess Unearthed in Jordan

    ... of the goddess Aphrodite have been unearthed in Petra, Jordan. Described as “absolutely exquisite”, the representations of the ... of Aphrodite, discovered during 2016 excavations in Petra, Jordan. ( Tom Parker ) The statues have been dated to 106 AD and ...

    Alicia McDermott - 14/09/2016 - 03:46

  2. Bizarre Comical Frescoes Complete with Speech in a Lost Hybrid Language Found in Jordan Tomb

    Archaeologists digging in Jordan have unearthed a Roman tomb decorated with colorful frescoes including ... using Greek letters. Archaeologists digging in Jordan have unearthed a Roman tomb decorated with colorful frescoes including ... The tomb was found in Beit Ras, on the outskirts of Irdid, Jordan. Here Capitolias theater at the archaeological dig site outside the ...

    ashley cowie - 26/09/2018 - 14:01

  3. Mysterious Ancient Wall Extending Over 150km Investigated in Jordan

    The Aerial Archaeology in Jordan Project has mapped out a mysterious ancient wall in Jordan extending for some 150 kilometers (93 miles), leaving archaeologists ...

    aprilholloway - 19/02/2016 - 14:47

  4. Hundreds of Tombs Found in Jordan Suggest Unexplained Cycle of Abandonment and Re-Habitation

    ... of ancient tombs lay in the Jebel Qurma desert region of Jordan close to the border with Saudi Arabia. There are simple graves from the ... of ancient tombs lay in the Jebel Qurma desert region of Jordan close to the border with Saudi Arabia. There are simple graves from the ...

    Alicia McDermott - 14/07/2017 - 23:00

  5. Garshu, Gerasa, Jerash: the Everchanging City of the Ancient World

    ... is a relatively unimposing town in the modern-day country of Jordan but its expansive and majestic ancient ruins reveal its glorious past. ... is a relatively unimposing town in the modern-day country of Jordan but its expansive and majestic ancient ruins reveal its glorious past. ...

    Caleb Strom - 27/02/2018 - 14:00

  6. Old Maps and Hi-Tech Scans Reveal A Lost City’s Watery Past at Jerash Jordan

    ... scans with clues from ancient artifacts, archaeologists in Jordan have reconstructed the ancient waterways of a hidden urban landscape ... agriculturists. 9,000-Year-Old Skeletons Found in Jordan had been Dismembered, Sorted, and Buried in Homes Set of 70 ...

    ashley cowie - 01/06/2018 - 23:20

  7. In Jordan, Neolithic Hunters Used Domesticated Dogs as Small Prey Hunting Companions

    11,500 years ago in what is now northeast Jordan, people began to live alongside dogs and may also have used them for ... 11,500 years ago in what is now northeast Jordan, people began to live alongside dogs and may also have used them for ...

    ancient-origins - 17/01/2019 - 01:53

  8. Set of 70 Metal Tablets May Have the Earliest Written Account and Depiction of Jesus

    ... When a set of 70 bound metal tablets was unearthed in Jordan in 2008, questions about the artifacts validity arose. However, ... that the tablets were discovered “in a remote part of Jordan to which Christian refugees are known to have fled after the fall of ...

    Alicia McDermott - 02/12/2016 - 00:55

  9. Some Giant Geoglyphs in Jordan are Older than the World Famous Nazca Lines

    ... Wadi Al Qattafi and the Wisad Pools, in the Black Desert of Jordan are at least 8,500 years old – making them older then the famous Nazca ... Men” that cross the Arabia region – “from Syria across Jordan and Saudi Arabia to Yemen” according to the researchers from the ...

    Alicia McDermott - 03/12/2015 - 03:52

  10. The Colossal Hand of Hercules, So Where is the Rest of Him?

    ... was unearthed by archaeologists in Amman, the capital of Jordan. This fragment is believed to have once been a part of a colossal marble ... During the 1 st century B.C., the area of modern day Jordan came under Roman rule. At that time, Amman was one of the Ten Cities of ...

    dhwty - 18/04/2017 - 13:55

  11. Stone Age Dead Were Put on Display Before Being Buried in the Homes of the Living

    ... lies the Neolithic archaeological site at Wadi Faynan, in Jordan. British researchers have just announced a major discovery of human ... lies the Neolithic archaeological site at Wadi Faynan, in Jordan. British researchers have just announced a major discovery of human ...

    Ed Whelan - 21/08/2018 - 13:58

  12. Sounding the Horns of Doom at the Battle of Jericho – Part I

    ... out of Shittim, an ancient city in Moab, now Abil-ez-Zeit, Jordan.  Once the spies had made contact with a willing ally in Jericho named ... information, the Israelites marched to the banks of the Jordan, where they encamped. Three days later Joshua gave the order to cross. ...

    Cam Rea - 03/01/2018 - 15:27

  13. 9,000-Year-Old Skeletons Found in Jordan had been Dismembered, Sorted, and Buried in Homes

    ... have made an unusual discovery in a prehistoric village in Jordan – the skeletal remains of more than 70 people that had been allowed to ... stone cist inside a prehistoric house at Shkārat Msaied in Jordan. Credit: Moritz Kinsel, Shkārat Msaied Neolithic Project, University of ...

    aprilholloway - 03/02/2016 - 00:49

  14. Controversial Lead Codices With Earliest Written Account of Jesus Confirmed Authentic

    ... where the codices came from. It was located in northern Jordan. During a number of visits there in 2009 and 2011 we discovered much: an ... Unexpected Statues of Mythological Goddess Unearthed in Jordan Hundreds of Tombs Found in Jordan Suggest Unexplained Cycle of ...

    David and Jennifer - 02/09/2018 - 18:58

  15. Archaeologists Claim to have Discovered the Location of the Biblical City of Sodom

    ... reports that the city is said to be located in the southern Jordan River Valley. Collins, of the  Trinity Southwest University ... carried out on the mound of  Tall el-Hammam , in Jordan near the Israel border. He reported to Popular Archaeology : ...

    ancient-origins - 11/10/2015 - 14:54

  16. The magnificent ancient city of Petra, Jordan

    The lost city of Petra in Jordan - named as one of the new 7 Wonders of the World - is a majestic place ...

    aprilholloway - 15/03/2013 - 10:59

  17. BREAKING NEWS: Enormous Monument Over 2,000 Years Old Discovered in Petra

    Archaeologists in Jordan have made an incredible find at the World Heritage site of Petra. A ... by I. Labianca Petra is a magnificent site in Jordan recognised by UNESCO for its immense historical significance and ... more than 2,000 sites in total in the areas that today are Jordan, Syria and Saudi Arabia. Archaeologists still try to unravel the history ...

    aprilholloway - 10/06/2016 - 02:45

  18. Scientists discover the earliest known evidence of plant cultivation in the Levant

    ... The Sea of Galilee. At its southern tip (right side) the Jordan River exits the lake and enters the Jordan Valley. ( Wikimedia Commons ) Ohalo II is the location of ...

    Robin Whitlock - 27/07/2015 - 04:04

  19. 14,400-year-old Bread Causes Major Re-think on the Birth of Agriculture

    At an archaeological site in northeastern Jordan, researchers have discovered the charred remains of a flatbread baked by ... ago. At an archaeological site in northeastern Jordan, researchers have discovered the charred remains of a flatbread baked by ...

    ancient-origins - 17/07/2018 - 22:52

  20. Ancient Shards Discovered at 3000-Year-Old Nabatean Mountain Top City of Sela

    ... stronghold, Sela, located on the Edom Plateau, south of Jordan, between Tafila and Busayra have discovered Iron Age remains which ... stronghold, Sela, located on the Edom Plateau, south of Jordan, between Tafila and Busayra have discovered Iron Age remains which ...

    ashley cowie - 05/01/2019 - 18:55

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