Tag: Antiquities

Historical objects from antiquity, particularly from classical Greece, Rome, Ancient Egypt and the Ancient Near East.

Chapel of King Nectanebo I Uncovered in Ancient Heliopolis, Egypt

04/15 | Archaeologists have discovered evidence of a chapel at ancient Heliopolis in Egypt belonging to King Nectanebo I, the founder of the last native Egyptian dynasty.   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Porcupine Digs Up 1,400-Year-Old Oil Lamp in Israel

03/25 | While patrolling the Roman-Byzantine ruins at Horbat Siv in central Israel, Israel Antiquities Authority inspectors found a 1,400-year-old oil lamp that had apparently been dug up by a porcupine.   Read more…

Posted in News.

Spelunkers Find Cache of Jewelry and Coins of Alexander the Great in Israel

03/13 | Spelunkers exploring a cave in northern Israel have discovered a cache of ancient jewelry and two coins of Alexander the Great.   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, Cultural Heritage, News.


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