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A newly discovered massive layer of fiery destruction confirms Pharaoh Merneptah’s boast that he “seized Gezer,” say archaeologists concluding their tenth season of excavations in the ancient Canaanite city – and report finding actual human remains there for the first time: two adults and a child, the latter still wearing earrings.
Archeologists made a sinister discovery at the top of a Greek mountain which might corroborate one of the darkest legends of antiquity. In Greece, specifically on Mount Lykaion, once worshiped as the birthplace of the deity Zeus, researchers uncovered a 3,000-year-old skeleton of a teenager amid a mound of ashes built up over a millennium from sacrificed animals.