The city is buried under thick layers of lava.
The mosaic’s multicolored patterns were painstakingly composed of tiny stones—about 3,000 of them per square foot.
“We are now able to understand much more of their everyday toolkit.”
“We now have to consider that complex societies may have formed in the tropics and made their way outward from there.”
The pool drains into a fountain called a "nymphaeon"—the first such structure found in Israel.
The "spiral of human bones" included adolescents, a toddler and an infant.
The NASA Goddard Space Flight Center was a hot spot of dinosaur activity.
One coin in particular could be worth up to $100,000.
The knight piece is one of a handful of medieval chess pieces found in the area.
The prehistoric object was discovered in the 1980s but had never been studied.
The human jawbone, which still has teeth, is between 175,000 and 200,000 years old.
Desecration of this kind is in violation of international law.
“This is sort of a dark archaeology, where we benefit from climate change that's making this ice melt."
The skull belonged to a 45-year-old woman who appears to have had a tough life before she was killed.
"This is the most important archaeological find ever made in Israel."
He called the police to have them evaluated.
Dhaskalio is a protected site and uninhabited today, but was once widely known for ritual activities.
The cave stretches more than 200 miles.
This brings the total number of artifacts to 3,839.
Bethsaida is purported to be the hometown of apostles Philip, Andrew and Peter.
“These are the runes we’ve been missing. We’ve waited generations to be able to dig into this."
The discovery raises important questions about the misunderstood role of women in ancient Egyptian culture.
The fragment shows the left half of the Japanese character for “shu” (the Chinese pronunciation would be “zhou”).
“This was a hugely devastating epidemic.”