Summer is typically the season for excavations worldwide. This year, of course, is somewhat different. But that hasn’t stopped researchers examining evidence from excavations both old and recent. Below, in chronological order starting with the oldest, are links to articles I’ve found particularly revealing from the past couple of months. All links open in a… Read More Archaeology and ancient art news from the past few months.
During a dig at Arbeia Roman Fort, in the north of England, not far from Hadrian’s Wall, a small but well preserved stone head of a Romano-British goddess was uncovered by a volunteer. Here’s the link to the local newspaper, including a photo gallery – http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/roman-goddess-stone-found-during-7897902