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'Extraordinary:' Archaeologists find 500-year-old spices on Baltic shipwreck

Archaeologists say they have uncovered a cache of well-preserved spices from the wreck of a royal ship that sunk off Sweden's Baltic coast over 500 years ago.

Researcher Brendan Foley holds up a jar containing saffron preserved in water. (REUTERS)
Published on Mar 06, 2023 11:04 AM IST
Reuters | ByVrinda Jain

Turkey's ancient ruins: Explore rich past of Temple of Artemis, Troy and more

In recent years, more and more people have been drawn to the ruins of Turkey, eager to explore the country’s rich past. The ruins of Turkey are some of the most impressive in the world. Visit these best-preserved archaeological sites on your next travel

Turkey's ancient ruins: Explore rich past of Temple of Artemis, Troy and more (Ayşe İpek)
Updated on Jan 08, 2023 06:36 PM IST
By | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Roman-era tomb unearthed in Gaza City, archaeologist suggest site was a cemetery

An independent archaeologist in Gaza said photos suggest the site was a cemetery dating back to the late Roman era to early Byzantine period 1,600 years ago. “They indicate that a Roman temple or a Byzantine church are nearby,” said the expert

A general view shows the construction site where an ancient cemetery reportedly dating back to the Roman-era was unearthed, in Gaza City  (Photo by Mahmud HAMS / AFP)
Updated on Feb 01, 2022 12:01 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Gaza City, Gaza Strip

Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia excavate kingdoms mentioned in Old Testament

Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia are excavating sites related to the 2000 years old Dadanite and Lihyanite civilisations. Dadan is mentioned in the Old Testament and the Lihyanite kingdom was one of the largest of its time, stretching from Medina in the South to Aqaba in the north in modern-day Jordan

Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia excavate kingdoms mentioned in Old Testament(Twitter/ancientorigins)
Updated on Nov 02, 2021 02:07 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Al Ula, Saudi Arabia

Archaeologists uncover ancient ceremonial carriage near Pompeii

Pompeii, 23 km (14 miles) southeast of Naples, was home to about 13,000 people when it was buried under ash, pumice pebbles and dust as it endured the force of an eruption equivalent to many atomic bombs.

Archeologists uncover an ancient ceremonial carriage in a dig near the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, destroyed in 79 AD in volcanic eruption, Italy,(Reuters)
Published on Feb 27, 2021 06:52 PM IST
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