Tag: Ancient Toilets

Medieval Latrine Preserves Crusaders’ Intestinal Parasites

06/25 | The 12th-century Crusaders left some historically valuable remains at a medieval castle in Paphos, Cyprus—specifically, in the castle’s toilets. Researchers from the University of Cambridge found human feces preserved in   Read more…

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Toilet History Meets Biblical History

02/24 | We have long known that notions of privacy in ancient toilets were different from ours. At several Roman-period sites, archaeologists have found long benches with rows of ancient toilets with   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Topics.

Who Wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls?

08/19 | The Dead Sea Scrolls are fragments of holy writings from the time of Jesus and the Second Temple’s Destruction. But who wrote them? Forensic analysis of ancient toilets may answer   Read more…

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