Unveiling the “Lavish” Bathhouse of Ancient Rome

A view inside the “luxurious” Roman baths. Public baths played an important role in Roman society, contributing to improving people’s health. Among them, outstanding in terms of both amenities and scale, Caracalla, the…

Exploring the World’s Most Magnificent Caves

Melissani, Greece: Located on the island of Kefalonia, Melissani cave is divided into two parts. The open part of the cave has a skylight at the top to help light penetrate inside. The remaining part of the cave is very dark and covered with moss, algae and stalagmites. Benagil, Portugal: The ocean current…

Discover the Majestic Porta Nigra: The Grand Ancient City Gate of the Roman Empire in Germany

Dubbed the Second Rome, today, the city of Trier exists as a living memorial to Roman civilization. Trier is Germany’s fourth largest city, located in the state of Rhineland Pfalz. There are many architectural works still preserved here…

Archaeologists Unearth the Ancient Orchestra Floor in Ephesus, Black Sea Region

During continued excavations in the northwestern province of Düzce, archaeologists discovered the orchestra floor of the theater area in the ancient city of Prusias ad Hypium, known as the “Ephesus of the Western Black Sea.” . With the support of…

Discover the Lion’s Head: One of Five Carved Animal Heads from the Oseberg Ship Grave in Norway

The burial ship from the Viking Age contained a unique collection of wooden artefacts. Many of them were preserved with alum, which nowadays is causing serious problems. The Oseberg burial mound was discovered in 1903 near Tønsberg (100 km southwest of …

Skeletal Remains of Saint Konstantious Discovered in Rorschach, Switzerland

In the quaint town of Rorschach, Switzerland, nestled amidst the picturesque landscape of the Swiss Alps, an extraordinary discovery has captured the imagination of historians and archaeologists alike. The unearthing of the skeletal remains believed to …

This Roman Church Adorned with 4,000 Skeletons Will Make You Contemplate Mortality

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Restoration Nears Completion for Türkiye’s 2,000-Year-Old Roman Bath

The 2,000-year-old Roman bathhouse Basilica Therma in Türkiye’s central Yozgat province is nearing the final stages of its extensive landscaping restoration, an official noted recently. Also known as the “King’s Daughter” by locals, this historic gem, …

Underwater Robot Uncovers 2000-Year-Old Glass Treasure in Roman Shipwreck in the Mediterranean

The Italian-French mission recovered a selection of glassware and raw glass blocks from the Roman shipwreck located at a depth of about 350 meters in the sea strip between Capo Corso (Corsica-France) and Capraia Island (Italy). The cargo, which consists …

Unveiling Teruel’s Two Lovers: The Mystique of Exquisitely Sculpted Tombs

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