The Old Testament Studies and Biblical Archaeology division of the Faculty of Protestant Theology at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) this year again conducted excavations on the ancient hill of Jaffa in Israel.
Daily Archives: September 10, 2012
A historic attempt to recover the bell of the Second World War battle-cruiser HMS Hood has been postponed due to bad weather.
Archaeologists from The Roman Gask Project, based at Liverpool University, have been in Angus learning more about the Roman occupation of the area 2,000 years ago. For the past fortnight, the volunteers have been spending time uncovering the secrets of the most northerly fort in the Roman Empire at Stracathro, with some startling and unexpected results.
In a scientific first, chemical analysis of ancient Eskimo hair found in Western Alaska could reveal how people in the region lived through times of climate change over the last 1000 years.
We think of Vikings as highly aggressive raiders who ravished Europe in the Early Middle Ages but how could these men be controlled when they returned to their homeland after plundering other countries?