In the Gospel according to St. Luke, Jesus says that when Lot left the city of Sodom, “fire and sulfur rained from heaven and destroyed them all.” Apparently, the town was so completely destroyed that archaeologists have never been able to find it.
Sergio Gómez discovered the Teotihuacan underworld on October 2, 2003. It was Tláloc, the god of rain in the pre-colonial tradition, who revealed to him a “place full of abundance, where he would acquire new life,” according to Alfonso Caso in El Pueblo del Sol (The people of the sun).
Archaeologists in Egypt have recently excavated a third area of a 2,000-year-old Greco-Roman winery along the Nile Delta at the archaeological site of Abu Al-Matameer in what is now the Beheira Governorate.
Egypt is celebrating a great archaeological news: Researchers discovered a tomb of 4,400 years and government authorities defined it as the "most beautiful" that has been found this year.
Classic Marble Tile - A classic backsplash made of Carrara marble tiles by Walker Zanger adds balance to a powder blue kitchen in a Pacific Palisades, California, home belonging to designer Alison Palevsky and her husband, Alexander. The wooden bar stools are from Organic Modernism, the kitchen stove is by Viking, and the 1920s pendants are from Thanks for the Memories.
Archaeologists have discovered 'ancient' ruins near the River Jordan in what could be the first ever evidence of the Biblical story of Exodus, it is claimed. In the Bible, Moses is said to have liberated the Israelites from slavery in Egypt and led them through the wilderness of Sinai, before they crossed the River Jordan into the promised land of Canaan.
Archeologists have found a centuries-old shipwreck off Portugal's coast near Lisbon, a local mayor's office said Saturday. Aboard the ship, thought to have sunk between 1575 and 1625, divers found spices, including pepper; Chinese ceramics from the period; and cowpies, a type of shell used as currency for the slave trade in some parts of Africa at the time.
It is not that unusual in Europe to come across old, medieval, or even ancient archaeological sites during construction work. However, it is unusual to find ancient sites in virtually untouched condition. This was the case recently in Rome, Italy.
Palenque and the Great Temple of the Inscriptions: A Site Built for a King. Hidden deep in the jungles of Mexico are the ruins of the great Maya city of Palenque.