"I've never had anything like that condition. I just couldn't believe it," the finder told Newsweek.
"When the first flashes of color started to emerge through the soil everyone on site was very excited," site supervisor Antonietta Lerz said.
The hoard found by Charles Cartwright included nearly $7,800 worth of stolen Roman, Viking, Egyptian, and Medieval artifacts.
Two of the boys had been subjected to artificial skull deformation.
The Black Sea is fascinating to archaeologists because its zero-oxygen "dead zone" preserves shipwrecks and artifacts for thousands of years.
You'd think people would have noticed earlier.
Archaeologists discovered the trove of artifacts on the Mediterranean seabed near the city of Alexandria.
"Less than a hundred examples of this specific type of sundial have survived, and of those, only a handful bear any kind of inscription at all—so this really is a special find."
Roman Roslovtsev is protesting Russia's controversial law on public assembly.
The use of Roman numerals to count Super Bowls was always vestigial, but also lent the game some of its charm.
Roman Totenberg's violin disappeared from his office in 1980.
A new report released by the Vatican Monday suggests a softening in tone—if not in policy—toward gays and gay marriage.