Ancient Greeks Left Their Mark in Egypt in 591 BC — in Graffiti

Graffiti is usually viewed nowadays as a modern scourge, a blight on the buildings and highway overpasses in our cities that should be eradicated....

Artifact With 2,000-Year-Old Greek Inscription Discovered in Kurdistan

Archaeologists in the Iraqi region of Duhok have unearthed a stone artifact dating back to 165 BC which has an inscription in Greek. According to...

Has the Burial Chamber of Ancient Egyptian Queen Nefertiti Been Found?

Egyptian archaeologists announced recently they may have found the burial place of Queen Nefertiti in a hidden chamber close to the pharaoh's burial complex...

Caraftu Caves, The Mysterious Lair of Hercules in Western Iran

The province of Kurdistan in Western Iran hides an amazing secret which connects this Asian province with ancient Greece. The Caves of Caraftu are a...

Ancient Greek Coins from Alexander the Great Era Recovered by Israel

Israel recently recovered sixty nine ancient, rare coins from the period of Alexander the Great which were being smuggled from the Gaza Strip into...

Archaeologists Believe They Have Found the Church of the Apostles

A team of Israeli and American archaeologists claim to have discovered The Church of the Apostles, near Israel's Sea of Galilee. The church is...

Ancient Greeks Likely to have Guided the Creation of China’s Famous Terracotta Army (video)

The similarities between the sculptures which comprise China's famous Terracotta Army and ancient Greek statues has led some archaeologists to believe that they were...

Archaeologists Find Misspelled Sixth-Century Greek Texts Near Galilee

Archaeologists have discovered three sixth-century Greek inscriptions -- complete with bad grammar and misspellings -- in the remains of a burnt church in the...

Cities Around the Globe Founded by Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great, who lived from July 356 BC to 10/11 June, 323 BC, was an intrepid conqueror and one of the most brilliant...

Egyptian Shipwreck Proves Greek Historian Herodotus Right — After 2,500 Years

Archaeologists have recently discovered an ancient shipwreck which proves the Greek Historian Herodotus was absolutely correct about the observations he made nearly 25 centuries ago. The...