Archaeology is being revolutionized by remote-scanning techniques that use lasers to detect otherwise invisible ground features. The technology digitally extracts vegetation for a clean image of the earth's surface. Archaeologists in Germany have already discovered thousands of new sites.
Η συστηματική ανασκαφή στο συγκρότημα της Ζωμίνθου στον Ψηλορείτη, που εντοπίστηκε αρχικά από τον Γιάννη Σακελλαράκη και συνεχίζεται από την Έφη Σαπουνά Σακελλαράκη, εξελίσσεται με εντυπωσιακούς ρυ…
Hunt for Lost King's Grave Uncovers 17th-Century Garden
Fragments that may belong to the east window of Greyfriar's church.
A Walking Tour of Olympia - Original Location of the Olympics at Olympia
Temple of Zeus, Olympia, Greece - Aschwin Prein Temple of Zeus, Olympia, Greece. Photo Credit: Aschwin Prein The Temple of Zeus, while not as old as the Heraion, was of a grander scale. The building of the temple was described by the writer Pausanias the Traveler, who reported that it had been built by the architect Lidon between 470 and 456 BC. He wrote: "Its height up to the pediment is sixty-eight feet, its breadth is ninety-five, its length two hundred and thirty. ... The tiles are not…
The battle of Issus Albrecht Altdorfer 1529
Gordion, capital of Phrygian Kingdom
Library of Celsus in Ephesus Turkey by Frozen Canuck, via Flickr