Archaeologists in Jordan have uncovered a Roman-era tomb decorated with spectacular frescoes (Aramaic Comics) that include some very elaborate drawings. The unique feature of the frescoes is that the titles and descriptions were written in Aramaic, but using the Greek…Continue Reading
According to researchers of antiquity driving away bad luck, the evil eye and, in short, envious people—this was one of the purposes of mosaics in Ancient Rome. You may know of amulets, incantations, but art and specifical mosaics were also…Continue Reading
This newly uncovered gateway and a mysterious mask may offer clues about the ancient greek god. Researchers at the University of Haifa just uncovered a Roman gateway in Israel’s Sussita National Park near the Sea of Galilee. What’s so special…Continue Reading
A beautifully preserved stretch of Roman road, about 2,000 years old, was uncovered near Beit Shemesh in preparations of laying a water pipeline to Jerusalem.
Israeli Archaeologists uncovered a name Roman Procurator Gargilius Antiques engraved on a massive rectangular stone, during a maritime excavation at the Tel Dor archaeological site south of Haifa. The name was discovered underwater by researchers from the University of Haifa. The…Continue Reading
Excavations carried out last month by the Israel Antiquities Authority uncovered an ancient Roman road dating back 2,000 years ago. This impressive man-made structure had been beautifully preserved beneath the ground in Bet Shemesh, near the modern Highway 375. This…Continue Reading