The Guardian Ancient Rome's tap water heavily contaminated with lead, researchers say The Guardian Tap water in ancient Rome, provided by its famous aqueducts, was contaminated with up to 100 times more lead than local spring water, researchers say.
Greek Reporter Ancient Greek Beauty Tips Every Woman Should Know Greek Reporter Women in ancient Greece used to maintain their youth using common ingredients like milk, honey and olive oil that are at our disposal everyday.
Telegraph.co.uk New chapel found at site of 'Easter' abbey Telegraph.co.uk As well as establishing that the site at the time of the meeting was far larger than originally though, the new research also provides an archaeological link to the writings...
Archaeologists digging up the remains of an ancient Roman theatre discovered under the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence have found a "vomitorium" or corridor used by as many as 15,000 theatre goers in the first and second centuries A.D., city officials say.
Humans have been fascinated by time ever since becoming aware of the regular movement of the sun and stars. Despite this obsession, our perception of time can be very inaccurate as these 10 suprising facts will show.
The Malay Mail Online In crumbling tombstones, Penang's link to ancient Chola The Malay Mail Online “This area was where the Chuliers of the Chola Kingdom had settled and this is also the spot where early Indians and Indian Muslims such as the...
Seven days of play in paradise The News-Press Archaeological Kayak and Site Tour Learn about our ancient native Calusa Civilization by taking a guided tour of the Calusa Heritage Trail at the Pineland Site Complex.
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Archaeologists have identified yet more historic material thrown up by the new year storms on the Atlantic seaboard, including a pink granite quern, or hand mill, estimated to be several thousand years old; several Mesolithic stone axes; a late medieval harbour; and early Christian burial grounds.
Iowa City applies for grant to restore historic cabins DesMoinesRegister.com More than a century's worth of history, dating back to the first settlers of Johnson County, can be found in the weathered oak logs of two Iowa City cabins.
Tiny Minnesota museum's canoe a 1000-year-old historic find Reuters India But this week, archaeologists who conducted radio carbon tests on the canoe said it was crafted almost 1,000 years ago, making it the oldest canoe in the state and shedding...