Read more about the article KEEP IT IN THE FARM-ILY: Ancient Greeks Married First Cousins To Protect Their Estates
Image shows olive harvesting in the Aegean Bronze Age, undated photo. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, got new insights into Bronze Age marriage rules and family structures in Greece. (Nikola Nevenov/Newsflash)

KEEP IT IN THE FARM-ILY: Ancient Greeks Married First Cousins To Protect Their Estates

Ancient Greeks kept their estates and farmlands together by arranging for first cousins to marry each other, a new study has revealed. Image shows Bronze Age family harvesting grain, undated photo. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, got new insights into Bronze Age marriage…

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Read more about the article WATER GOD: Archaeologists Find Ancient Temple Of Poseidon Lost After Tsunamis Hit Greece
Image shows the excavations undertaken in the autumn of 2022, undated photo. They revealed parts of the foundations of a structure that was 9.4 metres (30.8 feet) wide and had carefully positioned walls with a thickness of 0.8 metres (2.6 metres). (Dr Birgitta Eder, Athens Branch of the Austrian Archaeological Institute/Newsflash)

WATER GOD: Archaeologists Find Ancient Temple Of Poseidon Lost After Tsunamis Hit Greece

An ancient temple dedicated to Poseidon which was thought to be long lost after a series of tsunamis hit Greece has been discovered by archaeologists. Image shows the excavations undertaken in the autumn of 2022, undated photo. They revealed parts of the foundations of a structure that was 9.4 metres…

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Read more about the article THE BONE COLLECTORS: Police Seize Gruesome Private Museum Of Ancient Human Remains
Picture shows some of the items seized by police during Osarium operation, undated. Police seized 350 archaeological pieces and almost 200 bone remains from two men charged with misappropriation of goods of historical, cultural or scientific value in Gata de Gorgos, Spain. (Newsflash)

THE BONE COLLECTORS: Police Seize Gruesome Private Museum Of Ancient Human Remains

A private collection of nearly 200 ancient human bones and more than 350 archaeological treasures have been seized by police from homes in Spain. Civil Guard officers recovered an astonishing collection of items dating back to the Neolithic and Bronze ages in a search of two houses. Phoenician and Punic…

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Read more about the article MIRACLE POOL: Ancient Water Reservoir In Which Jesus Restored A Blind Man’s Sight To Be Fully Excavated And Open To Visitors
Photo shows the rendering of the Pool of Siloam, Second Temple period, undated photo. The Pool of Siloam served as the reservoir for the waters of the Gihon Spring, which were diverted through an underground water tunnel, and it was thus already considered one of the most important areas in Jerusalem in the First Temple period. (Shalom Kveller, City of David Archives/Newsflash)

MIRACLE POOL: Ancient Water Reservoir In Which Jesus Restored A Blind Man’s Sight To Be Fully Excavated And Open To Visitors

A nearly 3,000-year-old water reservoir in which Jesus allegedly restored a blind man's sight will be excavated and open to the public in the coming months. The ancient Pool of Siloam, which presumably served Jerusalem's population during biblical times, will be fully excavated and opened up for visitors for the…

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Read more about the article WHAT THE CROC: Nine Crocodile Heads Found In Egyptian Tombs Of Two Ancient High-Ranking Officers
Photo shows a crocodile skull, undated photo. Crocodiles are large semiaquatic reptiles that live throughout the tropics in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia. (Newsflash)

WHAT THE CROC: Nine Crocodile Heads Found In Egyptian Tombs Of Two Ancient High-Ranking Officers

Archaeologists have unearthed nine crocodile heads placed inside two ancient noblemen's tombs in an Egyptian necropolis. Photo shows a crocodile skull, undated photo. Crocodiles are large semiaquatic reptiles that live throughout the tropics in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia. (Newsflash) The scientists from the University of Warsaw, Poland, reportedly…

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