Category: Great Discoveries

Current World Archaeology 5 years ago
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The dig  The Hypogeum Ħal-Saflieni was discovered in 1902 when builders, working on a new housing development,…

Current World Archaeology 5 years ago
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Current World Archaeology 5 years ago
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Current World Archaeology 5 years ago
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3,000 golden grave goods in Early Chalcolithic Bulgaria

Current World Archaeology 5 years ago
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The dig Imperial rivalry and a growing awareness that little was known of a major…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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The dig Rather than one major campaign of excavation, it was the results from a…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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The dig The site of Babylon – one of the oldest, richest, and most fabled…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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The dig Ancient historian Josephus records a dramatic end to the Siege of Masada in…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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The discovery of an intact Moche royal tomb was like something out of an Indiana…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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On an overland ride from England to Ceylon in 1839, Austen Henry Layard became fascinated…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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Flinders Petrie, an established Egyptologist, excavated three prehistoric sites in Egypt for the Egypt Exploration…

Carly Hilts 7 years ago
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7 game-changing finds that captured the archaeological imagination.