Read more about the article GAME OF THONGS: Bikini Ban At Game Of Thrones City
Image shows the city of Split, in Croatia, which served as a filming location for GOT's former slave city of Meereen, undated photo. The city's authorities will fine people wearing bikinis with EUR 150 (GBP 132). (Newsflash)

GAME OF THONGS: Bikini Ban At Game Of Thrones City

Revealing bikinis have been banned at a film location made famous by the hit TV series Game of Thrones. Image shows the city of Split, in Croatia, which served as a filming location for GOT's former slave city of Meereen, undated photo. The city's authorities will fine people wearing bikinis…

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Read more about the article HAND OF HISTORY: How Christian Crusaders Were Given The Finger By Jerusalem’s Defenders
Photo shows the carved hand on the moat wall in the Old City of Jerusalem, Israel, undated. Archaeologists discovered the remains of a moat and a mysterious hand imprint outside the walls of Jerusalem’s Old City. (Yoli Schwartz, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

HAND OF HISTORY: How Christian Crusaders Were Given The Finger By Jerusalem’s Defenders

At first glance, it seems like the touch of ancient history reaching out to the future from the 1,000-year-old walls built in Jerusalem to defy the Crusaders. Photo shows the carved hand on the moat wall in the Old City of Jerusalem, Israel, undated. Archaeologists discovered the remains of a…

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Read more about the article ANCIENT RELICS: US Returns 60 Stolen Artefacts To Italy With Estimated Value Of GBP 18 Million
Picture shows some of the artefacts that were returned, undated. The artefacts with an estimated value of over 20 million dollars, were repatriated to Rome, Italy from the United States, where they had been marketed by traffickers. (Emanuele Antonio Minerva/Newsflash)

ANCIENT RELICS: US Returns 60 Stolen Artefacts To Italy With Estimated Value Of GBP 18 Million

A total of 60 stolen archaeological artefacts valued at nearly GBP 18 million were returned from the United States to Italy following a criminal investigation spanning years. Some of the repatriated finds reportedly date back to the 1st century AD. Their total value has reportedly been estimated at around EUR…

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Read more about the article CROCCY HORROR: Mummified Fertility Crocs Found In Ancient Egyptian Tomb
Photo shows the excavations in 2019 at Qubbat al-Hawa in Aswan, Egypt, by archaeologists of the University of Jaen. They found ten crocodile mummies. (Patricia Moria, Jose Louis Perez Garcia/Newsflash)

CROCCY HORROR: Mummified Fertility Crocs Found In Ancient Egyptian Tomb

A 2,500-year-old tomb with ten mummified crocodiles unearthed near the Nile was probably a tribute to an ancient Egyptian fertility god, experts have revealed. Experts say the mummified reptiles were probably a tribute to the croc-headed deity Sobek, worshipped as the creator of the Nile. The remains were found at…

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Read more about the article COINING IT: Priceless Hoard Of Ancient Gold And Silver Treasure Unearthed
Dr Peter Hoeglinger, Dr Wilfried Haslauer, Dr Martin Hochleitner, Dr Brigitta Pallauf, Dr Holger Wendling, from the Salzburg Museum and deputy mayor Bernhard Auinger and mayor Adolf Rieger (from left to right) pose in undated photo. The Salzburg Museum, Austria, celebrated its 100th anniversary. (Salzburg Museum/Newsflash)

COINING IT: Priceless Hoard Of Ancient Gold And Silver Treasure Unearthed

A priceless hoard of ancient Celtic gold, silver jewellery and coins has gone on show in Austria. Dr Peter Hoeglinger, Dr Wilfried Haslauer, Dr Martin Hochleitner, Dr Brigitta Pallauf, Dr Holger Wendling, from the Salzburg Museum and deputy mayor Bernhard Auinger and mayor Adolf Rieger (from left to right) pose…

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